The Lush Hip Hotel is located in the historic area of Pera close to the famous Taksim Square on the modern side of the city. The Lively Istiklal street with its numerous shops and bars is just a two minute walk away with Taksim Square slightly further. The main tourist sights of Topkapi Palace the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia are from ten to fifteen minute taxi journey in the old part of the city. This is a great hotel. As some other hotels that look for the style and the atmosphere is a real experience to be in this hotel and enjoy its rooms and facilities. We highly recommend it. The 35 guestrooms have a sleek contemporary style and include design features such as exposed brick walls and bold photographic prints. Some rooms are finished with traditional Ottoman furnishings and rich fabrics. These guestrooms feature various modern amenities such as air conditioning complimentary wireless Internet flatscreen televisions with satellite channels minibars safes complimentary newspapers and desks. Beds are made with 100 percent Turkish cotton and bathrooms are complete with bathrobes slippers hair dryers and luxurious L'Occitaine toiletries. The hotel has its own restaurant and cafe; this are open for 24 hours in a casual stylish atmosphere serving tapas and International cuisine. The cocktails has a good reputation in the city as well as the interesting wine selection. The hotel also offers a 24h room service. The hotel has been built in a 100 years old building from the Ottoman Empire times as many other buildings in the Pera area. The lobby is small at the top of small set of stairs. It's in wooden style with a magnificent curtain from the top of the building down to the reception level.