The hotel is located in the old part of the city not far from the Old Town walls, on Pierre Lotti Hill, with amazing views of the Golden Horn. The hotel is only a 10 minute taxi ride from Istanbul's main centre, with all its attractions.
Rooms are situated in seven old Ottoman style wooden villas, beautiful from outside. All rooms are medium-sized, comfortable and decorated in neutral colours. All the rooms have climate control, smoke alarm, minibar and international television channels. The bathrooms are medium-sized, and are again, clean and in perfect condition.
The hotel has a restaurant decorated in old Ottoman style, where guests can enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine as well as international dishes. There are also two cafes with beautiful views of the Golden Horn and the garden. In the cafe there is a good selection of tobaccos so guests can smoke the famous Turkish water pipe.
The six villas were built in a style inspired by Ottoman art.
The medium-sized lobby is decorated in neutral colours with some Turkish decor.
This boutique hotel is perfect for the traveller looking for tranquillity. The Turkish haman, sauna and beautiful gardens help to make this a relaxing place. The hotel also provides a free shuttle to the city centre (please check at reception for details). We recommend this hotel. (11/08 JMG)