Istanbul, Turkey is the latest holiday destination Gulf tourists are flocking to. With its famous landmarks such as the Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorous, Taksim Square and Sultanahmed historical district, Istanbul is seeing ever-increasing numbers of visitors from our region. We don't blame them, Istanbul is a jewel of a city.
While the city has its fair share of luxury five star resorts and hotels, mid-budget accommodations and design boutique hotels. A hotel that caught our eye is The House Hotel Nisantasi. Part of the House Hotel chain which is famous for restoring older buildings and transferring them into modern, sleek and urban accommodations, the House Hotel Nisantasi is located in Istanbul's most fashionable district, Nisantasi, which is home to internationally acclaimed fashion brand boutiques and dining venues. The hotel is also walking distance to the Bospohorus and close by transporation to Istanbul's famous landmarks.
This luxury design boutique features 45 rooms, and deluxe suites that span 7 floors, all designed by renown Turkish designer Autoban. Autoban, who is famous for using natural forms and creating modern classics, has definitely put his creative mark on this hotel, which was selected ast the number one best boutique hotel in Europe by Conde Nast Traveler Hot List in 2011.
The first floor of the hotel is composed of the lobby, the restaurant, a meeting room and the bar. The attic floor accomodates the gym, including a pilates studio, and 6 suites- each of which open up to a separate terrace with Bosphorus and Nisantasi views. The guests of The House Hotel Nisantasi experience elegance, comfort, and style all in one place.
The hotel's restaurant and bar are highly popular venues; with the restaurant serving a menu of international cuisine with French and Turkish flavors. The House Hotel Nisantasi is a delight for travellers who like the city-life, have a penchant to discover and love modern interior design.
For more information about the House Hotel Nisantasi, check out their website.
– Khaleejesque Staff Writer