5 lovely boutique hotels in Istanbul

1) Galata Antique Hotel

A beautiful neo-renaissance apartment building designed by Alexandre Vallaury in 1881 (for the French Levantine businessman Mr. Henri Hypollite Décugis and his family) is now the Galata Antique Hotel. Individually decorated rooms have a simple yet elegant design while breakfast is served on the roof terrace with a great Istanbul view.

vintage style room at Galata Antique Hotel

Asmalı Mescit Mh. Meşrutiyet Cd. 119

+90 212 245 59 44

http://galataantiquehotel.com

2) Georges Hotel

Inside a 19th-century apartment building with a very Parisian vibe in its muted elegance, Georges’ rooms have marvellous views from floor-to-ceiling French windows, while the glass elevator leads guests up to the candlelit terrace restaurant and bar.

interior of a room at Georges

Müeyyedzade Mh. Serdar-ı Ekrem Sk. 24

+90 212 244 24 23

http://georges.com

3) Tomtom Suites

Tomtom Suites is housed in an elegantly renovated building originally constructed as the Soeurs Garde-Malades Apartment in 1901 for the Franciscan nuns. Stay in one of the twenty modern rooms and enjoy breakfast or dinner at the Michelinstar worthy Nicole Restaurant on the top floor with gorgeous views.

interior of a room at Tomtom suites

Tomtom Mh. Tomtom Kaptan Sk. 18

+90 212 292 49 49

http://tomtomsuites.com

4) Corinne Hotel

Inside an Ottoman neoclassical apartment built in 1911 by the architect Kemaleddin Bey, the Corinne Hotel seamlessly brings together modern design with original antique touches. A great opportunity to stay in the historic Çukurcuma quarter, the hotel has its own art gallery and terrace restaurant.

interior of the jacuzzi room at Corinne Hotel

Kuloğlu Mh. Turnacıbaşı Cd. 41

+90 212 293 94 94

http://corinnehotel.com

5) Karaköy Rooms

In another elegantly renovated 19th century apartment building, right above Karaköy Lokantası (one of Istanbul’s best restaurants), Karaköy Rooms offers retro-chic abodes that feel nothing like a hotel and more like a second home. Try to book one of the Deluxe Rooms with a marvellous sea view.

Istanbul - Karaköy Rooms

Kemankeş Cd. Galata Şarap Iskelesi Sk. 10

+90 212 252 54 22

http://karakoyrooms.com

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