The House Hotel at Vault Karakoy is a historical 5-star hotel providing elegant accommodation in the heart of Istanbul. Highlights include a gym, a large spa and an excellent location in the historical Sumerbank building with views of the Galata-Topkapi palace & spice market. Beyoglu is a vibrant cosmopolitan area across the Golden Horn from historic Constantinople. Traditionally home to European merchants and immigrants, it boasts many elegant Neoclassical and Art Nouveau structures. Nearby places of interest include the grand Taksim Square, medieval Galata Tower, modern art gallery Dogancay Museum and Istiklal Caddesi, a thriving street lined with cafes, bars, galleries and shops. Karakoy funicular stop and tram stop are located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Istanbul destinations. The hotel is housed in the historical Sumerbank Building with a classic stone facade. Facilities include a gym and a large spa. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Standard rooms are elegant and comfortable. Amenities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, a mini-bar and an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. The restaurant serves gourmet cuisine in a classic and relaxed setting. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks at the unique wine cave. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning. The hotel has a 24-hour reception.