The Grand Mark is a 3 star property that is welcoming, reasonably priced and located in the oldest and most colourful district of Istanbul, which is still a functioning fishing village. The hotel is situated on one of the major routes leading to the heart of the city and is close to many major sights and attractions. Within walking distance is Sultanahmet Square and the legendary Hagia Sophia, which is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture. The former cathedral of Constantinople is now a museum that boasts an impressive collection of fine art and antiquities. Also in the vicinity of the hotel is the famous Grand Bazaar; this historic covered market hosts over 4000 shops, with separate areas for different types of goods. The hotel is housed in a tall, thin building with pillars at the base. The restaurant offers a romantic ambiance, delicious Turkish cuisine and distinguished adaptations of international dishes. The cafe-bar is ideal for a peaceful drink, offering a friendly atmosphere and elegant view. Standard rooms feature marble decorated bathrooms and a range of bed options. Amenities include a TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, two direct dial telephones, a mini-bar and electronic room keys. Internet access is available and there is a 24 hour assistance service.