The hotel enjoys a stunning location on the Asian shores of the Bosphorus in the Kanlica district of Istanbul. A number of sightseeing attractions are within the area of the hotel such as Sultanahmet, home to Topkapi Palace. St Sophia and many other must-see attractions during a stay in the city is 13 km away. The nearest public transport connection is about 100 m away. Atatürk International Airport is roughly 35 km away and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is approximately 25 km from the hotel.Built inside a historic Ottoman mansion on the Asian shores of the Bosphorus, the hotel elegantly blends Old World architecture with luxurious contemporary facilities and interior design. Awarded the 2009 Condé Nast Johansens Award for Excellence as 'Most Excellent Charming Hotel' in Europe, the hotel blends attention to detail with individual service and a hip vibe. The boutique hotel has 16 rooms, 10 deluxe and 6 suites, each with a modern design within a 1870s pavilion setting. Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services. Facilities include a hotel safe, currency exchange, cloakroom and lift access to the upper floors. The hotel also has its own café, restaurant and bar. Conference facilities are available to business travellers. Additional services include free Internet access and a complimentary shuttle service to the European side of the city. Guests can also take advantage of the room and laundry services on offer (fees apply to both). Those guests who are arriving by car may park their vehicle in the hotel's car park.