The hotel is within 15/30mins walk of all the key sights of old Istanbul I.e Blue Mosque, Haggia Sofia, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar. And for the label shopper a street of any well known names. Located in a street with mini market (hotel bar is alcohol free) for beer n snacks and fabby Turkish restaurant all but opposite... More
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighborhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.