Armada Hotel Istanbul



Istanbul, the capital of the civilized world for many centuries ! The end of the Silk Road that started in Xi'an 38,000 km ago ! In Istanbul we have found a city of of colours : blue from the Iznik tiles of the Blue Mosque, pink in the washed shades of the Aya Sofia at night, green the colour of the magical Bosphorus. 


In the Armada Hotel we have not only found a respite from the disgusting December weather, we have also discovered a rare hotel where colours have been so subtly balanced. From the warm salmon colour of the walls to the olive green of furniture every detail in this hotel has been carefully taken care of. 



Rooms have a view of the Marmara Sea or, as above, of the Blue Mosque


Imagine sitting outside at a table overlooking both the Bosphorus and the Aya Sofia Mosque ! The nightmarish December rain did not allow us to experience this ! Instead, we enjoyed a mouth-watering dinner sheltered by the rooftop veranda and comforted by the warmth of a brazier ! 


The breakfast buffet (left), the sumptuous rooftop veranda overlooking the Bosphorus (centre), the restaurant's menu and spice collection (right)


Here is a list of the room amenities of the Armada Hotel :
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bath
  • Hair dryer
  • Personal safe
  • Minibar
  • Cable TV
  • IDD phone
  • A view of the Marmara Sea or the old city

The services of the caravanserai include : 

  • Underground car park for 75 cars
  • Lecture Hall with a capacity of 500
  • Several smaller conference halls
  • Laundry
  • Travel desk
  • Money exchange counter
  • 24 hour Business centre


In front of the Armada Hotel with one of their great "double" umbrellas !


For reservations or further information, contact :
Ahirkapi Sokak, 34400 Istanbul, Turkey
Telephone : +90 212 638 1370, Fax +90 212 518 5060
E-mail :

Thank you !

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