Situated in the center of Istanbul, this hotel is only 650 meters from the Grand Bazaar. It has a Turkish restaurant and offers rooms with balconies and views of the Bosphorus. Rooms at the Rast Hotel are decorated in warm colours and have elegant furnishings. They come equipped with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Some rooms have French doors that open onto views of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. The Rast restaurant serves regional dishes made from locally sourced products. Each morning the hotel serves a buffet breakfast with Turkish tea and coffee on the outdoor terrace. Guests can benefit from the hotel's laundry and dry cleaning services. There is also a tour desk that assists with car hire and offers information on local attractions. The Rast Hotel is 0.8 km from the Archeological Museum and is 3.3 km from Istiklal Street. It offers 24-hour front desk service and free private on-site parking.