Ottoman Hotel Imperial
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With fascinating views of the Hagia Sophia, the Ottoman Hotel Imperial is within walking distance of Sultanahmet Square. With its proximity to major historic centers like the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, the Basilica Cistern, and the Hippodrome, the hotel has a unique location in Istanbul. At the Ottoman Hotel Imperial the rooms are decorated in Ottoman and Turkish architectural styles and despite being situated in a truly historic building it offers every kind of modern technological facilities. Dating back to the 1800’s the building was originally built as an Ottoman school and hospital. In the mid 20th century the building was converted into a hotel and has since provided guests with an authentic Turkish experience immersed in history. The hotel’s library boasts books about Ottoman and Turkish culture and the knowledgeable staff can help you navigate your way around the city and neighboring historic sites. The Winter Garden, Summer Garden, and Sultan’s Lounge feature Ottoman-style cuisine that has been extensively researched and perfected at the Matbah Restaurant.