Blue Marmaray Hotel is an elegant 4-star property offering comfortable accommodation near the historic heart of Istanbul. Highlights include free Wi-Fi, an inviting wellness complex, onsite restaurant and a good location close to the Sea of Marmara. The area surrounding Beyazit Square and the Grand Bazaar is densely populated and contains a huge amount of historic buildings dating from throughout the city's eventful past. Nearby places of interest include early 16th-century Bayezid II Mosque, ruins of the Roman Forum of Theodosius, 19th-century Beyazit Tower, 4th-century Valens Aqueduct and the old sea walls along the Sea of Marmara. Yenikapi tram stop is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Istanbul destinations. The hotel occupies an elegant Ottoman property featuring a highly decorative facade with intricate stone carving, wrought iron balconies, columns and large, arched windows on the ground floor. Facilities include a steam room, sauna, whirlpool and massage treatment room. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Standard rooms are decorated in rich, metallic colours with light wood furniture and patterned fabrics, carpet and wallpaper. Amenities include air-conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV, mini-bar, work desk, safe and an en-suite bathroom. The top floor and glass-walled restaurant serves a selection of Turkish and international dishes accompanied by stunning sea and city views, whilst the friendly bar offers a wide range of drinks throughout the day. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are also plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel provides 24-hour reception and room service. Chargeable parking is possible nearby.