The 52-room hotel has opened in 2007 by a team with a passion for the city of Istanbul and a love of hosting. It has nine suites and one room suitable for handicapped guests. There is a 24-hour reception service, currency exchange facilities, 1 air-conditioned restaurant, sun terrace, wireless Internet access, a hotel safe, safe boxes in the rooms, a luggage room and lift access. Room and laundry services are available and cost extra.The rooms are attractively decorated in traditional Ottoman style and feature soft wall lighting, LCD screen satellite TV, centrally regulated air conditioning, central heating, a direct dial telephone, a minibar, coffee-tea maker, a safety deposit box and a hairdryer and minibar. The minibar cost as extra.A wealth of succulent culinary delights is on offer, either in the panoramic terrace restaurant or indoors in the warm ambience of the Neyzade restaurant, serving traditional Ottoman cuisine, and in the Sirkeci seafood restaurant.This boutique hotel is just a 10-min walk from some of Istanbul's most famous sights, including the Hagia Sofia church and the Topkapi Palace, and 20 min by public transport from the pulsating nightlife around Taksim Square. Ataturk International Airport is 25 km away and Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is 75 km away, while the nearest tram stop (Gulhane Tram Station) is less than a minute's walk from the hotel.