“Sicak Karsilama”! The words means “welcome/ a hearty welcome” are said at the reception of the hotels and resorts in Istanbul. The warm welcome is just the beginning of the best service and for the comfortable stay you receive at the place. The beautiful surrounding of the accommodations, the graded customer service and the facilities offered here escalates the joy and excitement of staying at the best place in Istanbul. Holidays are meant to be a fling to relax your mind and body – soak into the warm tubs or have a go at the famous Turkish bath or Hammam that most of the hotels meet out to their guests.
Let us dig up you the names of some of the hotels and resort to make your stay tranquil.
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel (Sultanahmet)
The air conditioned rooms are fitted with a satellite TV, espresso machine and a well stocked mini bar for their guests. The morning commences with buffet breakfast; lunch at the Turkish Cuisine restaurant and dinner complete with exuberant platters at the Sura Restaurant. Vegetables served here are grown at the hotel’s own farm. It has a well equipped fitness centre for a perfect work out.
You can reach:
Sultanahmet tram stop – 2 minute walk
Sultanahmet Square – 150m
Blue Mosque – 300m
Ataturk Airport – 17km
Sabiha Gokcen Airport – 47km
Inntel Hotel (Taksim)
Each unit is enhanced with a mini bar, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and a private well set bathroom. The restaurant and bar of this hotel offers exotic food and drinks for the guests.
Istanbul Ataturk Airport is 20km from Inntel Hotel; 5m from Taksim Square and at a walk able distance from malls, galleries and Istiklal Street.
Radisson Blu Hotel Istanbul Sisli (Sisli)
The spacious rooms are well furnished with decent furniture, TV, electric kettle and a mini bar. Sauna, fitness centre, Turkish bath, an indoor pool and an outdoor pool to render utmost relaxation. The Turkish Restaurant doles out the lunch and dinner in a La Carte way.
Situated in Istanbul’s commercial hub, the Radisson Blu Hotel Istanbul Sisli is at a walk able distance to the Sisli metro Station, the Metro-bus station, Taksim, Osmanbey district and Nisantasi. Cevahir Shopping Center is 250m by road. Ataturk International Airport is 21km from this hotel.
Boutique Saint Sophia (Sultanahmet)
The air conditioned sprawling rooms of the hotel are tastefully decorated with marbled flooring and teak-wood furniture together with modern amenities. International cuisine, liquors and wines are at the disposal of the guests.
Hagai Sophia is at a walk able distance; Blu Mosque 25m; Sultanahmet tram stop is a mere 5 minutes walk; Galata Bridge is 15 minutes walk from the hotel and Ataturk International Airport is 20km away.
Raffles Istanbul (Besiktas)
Each unit has a balcony, TV, kettle, a mini bar, CD player and an attached bathroom with modern fittings. The Restaurants serve Turkish influenced Mediterranean cuisine and Long Bar is a place to enjoy the fabulous wines and liquors. Relax at the sauna, work out at the fitness centre or soak at the indoor pool and outdoor pool.
You can reach:
Ciragan Palace (2.5km)
Bosphorus Bridge (3.7km)
Istanbul Ataturk Airport (31km)
Ramada Hotel and Suites Istanbul (Atakoy)
The rich carpeted floor and well decorated rooms with essential amenities offers a view of the sea or the city. Some special rooms have a spa bath attached to them. The restaurant at the Hotel offers the best International cuisine; visit the Lobby Lounge Bar for drinks and snacks. Health center, Turkish bath and indoor pool are the relaxing areas of the Hotel.
Carousel and Galleria Shopping Centres (5 minutes walk)
Bakirkoy Train Station (600m)
Ataturk Airport (8km)