Are you travelling to Istanbul and looking for a place that is centrally located in the old historic city? Check out the Raymond Hotel as it might meet all your search criteria. Famous among couples, solo travellers and families, the hotel comes within pocket friendly budget and impeccable hospitality.
Guestrooms in Raymond Hotel are divided into double and triple rooms. They are modern and well decorated, furnished with facilities including private bathroom with amenities, hairdryer, air conditioning, WiFi internet, electric kettle and mini bar (only in some rooms). Rooms are designed with French windows that overlook the beautiful surrounding and offers guest to select between double bed and twin beds—you might have to locally pay for some of the room facilities.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
Raymond Hotel features a restaurant that serves buffet breakfast. On the spread you’ll find continental items, fresh and well-prepared by the local chefs with plenty of beverages to select from. As for lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers a la carte menu that serves Turkish specialities—in case you’re on a special diet, do inform the management in advance. Adjoining to the restaurant, there is a mini bar where you’ll find alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks throughout the day.
Sports, Games and Entertainment
The hotel does not offer any recreational activities or facilities, but being centrally located close to the historic centre, there are plenty of activities. Places of interest right across the hotel are Hodjapasha Cultural Centre (250 metres), Hagia Sophia, (550 metres), Basilica Cistern (500 metres) and Istanbul Archaeology Museum (500 metres).
Raymond is a contemporary hotel situated only 450 metres away from Sirkeci Train Station, in Istanbul. This property is ideal for travellers looking for almost everything within proximity. Restaurants, bars, cafes, nightclubs and shops are located within stone’s throw distance. Places you might want to visit in the neighbourhood are Holzhäuser (100 metres), Theodosianische Mauer (100 metres), Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih (500 metres), Dance of Colours (550 metres), Isbank Museum (550 metres), Hagia Sophia (500 metres), Basilica Cistern (400 metres), and Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa (500 metres). The nearest airport is 14 km away and Haydarpasa Train Station is 4 km from the hotel
Distance to Beach: NA
Time to Beach (walking): NA
Distance to Shops and Restaurants: 100 metres
Time to Shops and Restaurants (walking): 1 minute