Alemdar Mh., Yerebatan Cd. No:18, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
And Hotel: Again and AgainLocation, location, location. The And Hotel, just a minute’s walk to the Aya Sophia and Basilica Cistern, is a mid-range lodging ideal for families, the elderly, or those with mobility problems. There are no pesky hills to climb if you want to get to the tram, Blue Mosque, hippodrome, or dine at any of the top quality restaurants nearby. Most sites are in easy access from the hotel’s doorstep in Sultanahmet.
The hotel's 44 rooms have a modern Ottoman elegance decorated with white wooden furnishing, adorned with plush red and gold trimmings. Rooms with a balcony and Aya Sophia views are on the fifth floor, but if space is important to you, then the larger rooms with balconies are found facing away from the Aya Sophia.
A buffet Turkish breakfast of tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, cheeses, eggs and more is served in the Parisian chic street level café that overlooks a green park. Guests will also appreciate 10 percent off meals served from the topfloor Cihannuma Restaurant which will bring you close to the rooftop of the Aya Sophia. It’s special touches like this and the proximity to sites that make guests return again and again to the And Hotel.
Standard double rooms range from US$150 to $180 (peak season). Prices include a buffet breakfast.