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Sumahan on the Water

51 Kuleli Caddesi
Istanbul, 34684 , Turkey
TEL: (90-216) 422-8000

To convert a 19th-century Istanbul distillery into a boutique hotel, owner-architects Mark and Nedret Butler looked to the Bosporus for inspiration. At their 18-room Sumahan on the Water, the most compelling element is the view of palaces, skyscrapers, Hagia Sophia, and, of course, that sparkling strait. European starlets keep a low profile in the residential-style lobby, with its steel crossbeams, high ceilings, and fireplace. Sea and sky, framed by picture windows, blend into the blues and grays of the guest suites. Aboard the hotel’s yacht, Sumahan I, you can float along the Bosporus to the sound of the evening call to prayers.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Family Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Laundry Service
  • Luxury Boutique Hotel
  • Minimum Stay Required
  • Meal Plan
  • Meeting Room
  • Room Service
  • Turndown
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 18

Number of Suites: 12

Number of Restaurants: 2

Year Opened:



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