In the evening, guests of the hotel can relax with a drink at the informal bar and sample Mediterranean dishes in the colourful Romance Restaurant. Business travellers can make use of the hotel's meeting room, which can seat up to 40 people. Multilingual staff at the front desk can exchange currency, offer advice on sightseeing opportunities and store valuables in the safe-deposit box. The hotel is located within 200 metres of Istanbul's most famous landmarks, including Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, Saint Sophia and the Basilica Cistern. Visitors can browse for bargains at the Spice Market, which is 500 metres away, and the Grand Bazaar, 900 metres from the hotel. Istanbul Ataturk Airport is 18 kilometres away, with an approximate driving timof 35 minutes.
<i>'Boutique Class' Hotel (Turkish Ministry for Tourism)
Under the Turkish Ministry for Tourism, hotels and other tourist residences in Turkey are rated as per a set of national standards. There are seven categories of rating in operation: one star to five star hotels, 'Special Class' hotels and 'Boutique Class' hotels. This hotel is rated as 'Boutique Class' which applies to properties with a minimum of 10 rooms. They are distinguished by their construction features, architectural design and/or decorative materials. 'Boutique Class' hotels are represented on this site with a star-rating for our customers' benefit.</i>
Standard room: One king bed and one twin bed; or three twin beds. Simple decor and Turkish artefacts. Air conditioning, direct-dial phone, cable/satellite television, minibar, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries.
Taxis are readily available from the Arrivals terminal and cost approximately 20 EUR to the hotel. Alternatively, the HAVAS bus service runs to Aksaray, from where trams run to Taksim Square in the city centre. Istanbul has an extensive public transport service, which includes trams, buses, metro trains and boats. The historical centre can be easily explored on foot.
Driving directions: From the airport, go in the direction of Yesilkoy. After 3 kilometres, go over the roundabout and drive straight for another 17.5 kilometres. Turn left at the traffic lights, in the direction of Sultanahmet. After 150 metres, turn left into Kucuk Ayasofya Street and then turn left at the Blue Mosque. At Sultanahmet Square, follow the tram road, staying in the right-hand lane. The hotel is on the left.
- Complimentary breakfast Medical assistance available
- Restaurant(s) Currency exchange
- Safe-deposit box Laundry facilities
- Bar/lounge Meeting room (small groups)
- Room service (24 hours) Parking (Complimentary)
Room Amenities: , , • Cable/satellite TV • Complimentary toiletries • Direct-dial phone
- Topkapi Palace- 200 metres | - Saint Sophia (museum) - 200 metres | - Blue Mosque - 200 metres | - Basilica Cistern - 200 metres | - Archaeology Museum - 200 meters | - Spice Market - 500 metres | - Grand Bazaar - 900 metres | - Galata Tower (restaurant) - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles) | - Dolmabahce Palace Museum - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles) |
Istanbul Hotels - Romance Hotel