|The hotel yasmak sultan is a contemporary hotel influenced by classical ottoman design, located in istanbul's old town, 200 metres from topkapi palace. The five floor hotel has 84 air conditioned guestrooms; all have traditional style decor in pastel shades with dark wood furniture. Amenities include satellite television, minibars, refrigerators, direct dial telephones, internet connections and bathrooms with tubs, telephones and hair dryers.
guests can enjoy a drink, snack, or even a shisha pipe, against the backdrop of the hagia sophia in the terrace bar. The hotel's rooftop restaurant features dark wood and stained glass, and has panoramic views of topkapi palace, galata tower and the bosphorous. The menu offers a range of turkish and international dishes alongside aegean and mediterranean mezze. The lobby bar serves cocktails and local drinks and features a large screen television and library; guests can also use the internet. Those in search of health and beauty can work up a sweat in the gym, unwind in the sauna or indulge in a turkish bath. Staff are on hand at the 24 hour front desk to provide room service, exchange currency and advise on local sights and attractions. There is plenty to see nearby, with the spice bazaar, and the stalls and restaurants of the grand bazaar all within one kilometre. Istanbul ataturk airport is 18 kilometres away and can be reached by car in approximately 25 minutes.