Although Istanbul is surrounded with water on all sides, you have to drive quite a long distance to reach a nice beach. Considering the sheer size of the city, it also does not offer enough in terms of parks and green areas. Our list includes a few beautiful historical parks located within the old city and along the Bosphorus. You can click on the name of each place to see its location and its proximity to our hotel on the map.
Sultanahmet Tram Station. Closest tram station to the hotel.
Sirkeci Marmaray Metro Station Closest subway station to the hotel.
Bosphorus Cruise Pier (Big Boats). Boats depart and arrive for a 2-hour cruise without stop or for a full-day cruise to Anadolukavağı and back.
Bosphorus Cruise Pier (Small Boats). Small boats depart and arrive for a non-stop short Bosphorus cruise.
Pier for boats to Üsküdar. Shuttle boats to Üsküdar on the Asian side.
Pier for boats to Golden Horn. Small boats departing to the Golden Horn piers.
Pier for boats to Kadıköy. Shuttle boats to Kadıköy on the Asian side
Istanbul Cruise Ship Terminal. Ferries to destinations at Black Sea, as well as huge luxury cruise ships sailing to Mediterranean ports berth at this port. At the moment a huge renovation project to transform the old port of Istanbul into a center of culture and commerce is under way.
Tunnel (Karaköy Square Station). Tunnel is a two station subway between Karaköy Square and the Tünel Square end of the Istiklal Street.
Pier for boats to Southern Marmara. Boats and ferry-boats departing to destinations Yalova and Bursa along the southern shores of the Marmara Sea.
Tunnel (Tünel Square Station). Tunnel is a two station subway between Karaköy Square and the Tünel Square end of the Istiklal Street.
Funicular (Taksim Square Station). The Funicular is a two station subway between Kabataş and the Taksim Square end of the Istiklal Street.
Pier for boats to Princes' Islands. Shuttle boat departures to the Asian side and to the Princes' Islands.
Funicular (Kabataş Station). The Funicular is a two station subway between Kabataş and the Taksim Square end of the Istiklal Street.
Atatürk International Airport. With its yearly 50-million passanger capacity, it is he main international airport serving Istanbul, the biggest in Turkey and also a major hub for Turkish Airlines.
Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is one of the two international airports serving Istanbul. The facility is named after Sabiha Gökçen, the first female combat pilot in the world.
Intercity Bus Terminal at Esenler is the central and largest bus terminal for intercity bus service in İstanbul. Tickets can be bought online.