The hotel is located in the historic area of Pera, close to the famous Taksim Square, on the modern side of the city. Lively Istiklal Street, with its numerous shops and bars, is just a two minute walk away, while Taksim Square is slightly further. The main tourist sights of Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia are around a 10 to 15 minute taxi ride away, in the old part of the city.
The rooms in this hotel are medium-sized, with all the necessary comforts. There is a flat screen satellite television, 24 hour room service, minibar, air conditioning and free high speed internet. The rooms are in a perfect condition and very clean, while the decor is based on cream colours combined with dark wooden furniture. The bathrooms are, again, in perfect condition and clean. They are medium-sized and have a hairdryer. Most of the bathrooms are shower only.
The hotel has its own restaurant on the first floor, open for a buffet breakfast and à la carte lunch and dinner. The restaurant has recently been decorated and offers Turkish and Mediterranean dishes. There is also a restaurant on the ground floor.
The exterior looks like any other building in the area with a nice entrance.
The lobby is medium-sized but it looks bigger since it adjoins the cafe area. The dark wooden tones provide a pleasant style.
This hotel also has a good fitness centre and sauna, as well as a business centre. This hotel is a good option for all type of traveller for location, facilities and services. (JMG 10/07)