Luxury Istanbul Hotels for a Holiday in Turkey

Luxury Istanbul Hotels for a Holiday in Turkey

Jody Houton

The historically significant city of Istanbul attracts thousands of tourists every day, many of whom visit the country to enjoy the blistering summer weather, beautiful mosques and ancient buildings. Disperse among the interesting urban highlights are fine hotels, including luxury Istanbul accommodation. There isn’t a better way to experience Turkey’s capital, so if you are planning to travel to Istanbul, start at

For guests who wish to stay nearby the Sultanahmet area in Istanbul, New House Hotel Istanbul is a great choice. As it is set in the city centre, the hotel is close to many places of interest, including the Grand Bazaar and world famous Blue Mosque. The exquisite designs of both the interior and exterior of this structure are a must-see for any tourist. Other places of interest include the Hagia Sophia Museum and the stunning Topkapi Palace. Owing to the cultural heritage of the area, it is also rich in Byzantine and Ottoman buildings.

Dersaadet Hotel is also in Sultanahmet area in a quiet side street nearby the Blue Mosque. Owing to the city’s great transport links, many of these places can be easily reached either by foot or by the city’s awesome tram service. You won’t have to go far to reache the unique Arasta Bazaar, where some great bargains can be picked up, and many various archaeological museums.

The splendid Grand Hyatt Istanbul Hotel’s close proximity to the airport and shopping area means it is great for both business and leisure travellers. The hotel’s effortless blend of East and West design fits seamlessly with the backdrop of Istanbul’s modern centre. Nearby attractions include the historical Taksim Square and various shopping malls and a myriad of entertainment options, including bars, restaurants and nightclubs on Istiklal street.

Just 13 kilometres away from Ataturk International Airport is the Ottoman Hotel Park. Guests staying here can also explore the historic area of Istanbul with relative ease. Topkapi Palace and the Basilica Cistern are just 10 minutes away. Another great day out can be had at the harbours of Istanbul, Yenikapi and Eminonu. There’s plenty to see and do when staying at the Ottoman Hotel Park as it is also close to many museums, mosques and lots of shopping malls.

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