This deluxe air-conditioned hotel has magnificent views of the Bosphorus and consists of the landmark Simon Kalfa building and a historical mansion next to it built in the 19th century. Renovated in 2011 by the internationally acclaimed design firm Autoban, the hotel has been transformed into a luxury design boutique hotel of 26 rooms. With its original features that have been restored, it combines historical glamour with contemporary design. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which features a 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-out service, as well as a hotel safe and currency exchange facilities. Guests can enjoy a drink at the café and bar, and dine in the breakfast room. Internet access is also available. Further amenities offered for a fee include room and laundry services, as well as a car park and garage for those arriving by car.
Located in the trendy area of Ortaköy on the Bosphorus, this charming hotel is just a few minutes away from the landmarks Ortaköy Mosque and the Bosphorus Bridge. Restaurants, cafes and quirky shops are in this lively area while a ferry port is just a few metres from the hotel and local transport a minute's walk away. Istanbul Atatürk Airport is roughly 24 km away, while Sabiha Gökcen Airport is approximately 39 km from the establishment.
The beautifully designed rooms begin at 20 square metres and have 3-metre high ceilings, and a marble en suite bathroom with a rain shower, bathrobe, hairdryer and slippers. Rooms come further equipped with custom-designed furniture, air conditioning, an in-room safe and complimentary wireless Internet access. Further standard features of all accommodation units include a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a minibar, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. An ironing set and individually regulated heating are also provided.
A personal shopper who has worked at Donna Karan, New York is available for those wishing to have advice and access to a wide range of designer brands, while a private yoga instructor can be hired to give individual tuition.
The stylish lounge bar serves light snacks and drinks all day. The hotel serves a breakfast buffet each morning, while lunch and dinner are available à la carte.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed