On your visit to Turkey, make sure your hotel is just as charming as the sights you’ll see; here are 3 of our recommendations:
Club Hotel Sera in Antalya is a grand property overlooking the sea; here, you’re in for the pampering of your life. Each suite has a safety deposit box, a mini bar, air conditioning, a direct-dial telephone, and a satellite TV; there's a balcony, if you want to get some fresh air, too. There are also rooms for the handicapped. Club Hotel Sera’s spa is fully equipped with a Russian sauna, a Turkish bath, a Jacuzzi, a snow room, and peeling services; massages offered range from Thai, to Bali, to Indian, to Classical, to Chocolate! Don’t hesitate to bring the whole family; activities include disco, tennis, billiards, darts, and even bowling! Groove to the live music, get your heart racing in the fitness centre, and chill out on one of the sun-chairs.
This Turkey hotel is near the old town of Kaleiçi, the Hellenistic structure Aspendos Theatre, and the centuries-old Apollon Temple.
Dersaadet Hotel Istanbul is true to its name, which means “place of felicity and beauty.” Spend the night in the "Suite of the Sultans," the Penthouse, a luxurious accommodation decked out in rich purples and golds; if you don't have a sultan's budget, though, the other rooms are as opulently decorated, Turkish-style. All of these have air conditioning, cable or satellite TVs, wireless Internet access, mini bars, and safety boxes. Have a romantic dinner at the Terrace Café, or take in the view from the Lobby Lounge.
Armagrandi Spina Istanbul, located within walking distance of Grand Bazaar, and near Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque, is gorgeous and homey at the same time; each room has wireless Internet access, cable TV, direct-dial telephones, safety boxes, and air conditioning. Grab a bite at Filarmoni restaurant or the terrace bar, for a glimpse of the Old City and the Marmara Sea.