This special class category hotel is located in the heart of Istanbul's historic peninsula, within walking distance of the major sites such as the Topkapi Palace, Archaeology Museum, St. Irene Church, Sultanahmet Square, Grand Bazaar and Egyptian Bazaar. It is also very close to the Bosphorus promenade.
This family run hotel has only 17 rooms. All rooms are medium size and in perfect condition. The style can be defined as traditional and are extremely clean. Bathrooms are slightly small due the type of building but again, in perfect condition. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, telephone, bathtub, hair dryer, cable TV and a mini refrigerator.
The hotel has its own restaurant supported by a terrace. There is also a good wine selection and the reception area is part of the cafe. The menu is based on Turkish specialities but international dishes can be found too.
The exterior is a lovely Ottoman style house with a peculiar shape.
The lobby area is small in corcondance with the size of the whole building. There is some seating area shared with the coffee shop. The decoration is, as the hotel traditional.
Great hotel for location and relation price/quality. Good option to have a great experience in Istanbul with a medium/small budget. (JMG 02/09)