A former palace standing at the edge of Europe in the Ortaköy neighbourhood, The House Hotel Bosphorus in Istanbul is a stylish blend of historical glamour and contemporary Autoban design interiors. The hotel, is the third in the fledgling House Hotel minichain and conveniently located on the main shore road. House also offer guests use of a private boat and airport transfers. The location, in the cobblestoned enclave of Ortaköy, is a lively and vibrant part of the city and home to a famous mosque as well as a range of restaurants, cafes and clubs.
The House Hotel Bosphorus consists of 26 rooms and suites in a 5-storey, 19th-century Ottoman mansion at the foot of the Bosphorus Bridge; most of these twenty rooms have balconies directly facing over the water. Interiors are equally attractive in the crisp, neutral-toned style Autoban have become renowned for and are more than in keeping with the most stylish to be found in Istanbul.
The centerpiece, in this, as in the other House hotels, is the capacious first-floor lounge where public spaces are a treat. The Bosphorus Lounge offers a stunning view stretching from the bridge to the Topkapı Palace, serving a delicious buffet breakfast, snacks and drinks. Or guests can head to sister establishment, The House Café on the ground floor where meals are served on a patio overlooking the Bosporus, the bridge and the mosque.
On the second storey there is also a small fitness centre.