- The Sapphire is a 4-star rated hotel situated in the Sirkeci district of Istanbul, directly in the historic centre of the city. Many of the most popular attractions of Istanbul, including the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, the Spice Market and the Topkapi Palace can be reached by a short walk. The Ataturk Airport is 18 km far and the hotel operates a complimentary shuttle service for guests who stay at least 2 nights (needs to be pre-booked).
The hotel features a large lobby with seating areas and 24 hr reception desk. Room and laundry services are available on request and there is also a bar in the lobby. A further bar can be found on the rooftop terrace, with views over Istanbul, and the Sapphire Restaurant serves Turkish and international specialities as well as the breakfast, which is complimentary and offered in buffet form.
The air-conditioned 54 rooms and 1 suite are decorated in a classical style and offer all the standard features one would expect of a hotel in this class, including satellite TV channels and second telephone in the bathroom. Wireless access to the Internet is available throughout the property and pets are welcome.