National Geographic Traveler contributing writer Don Webster is almost always on the road. Today he sends a dispatch about his favorite boutique hotel in Istanbul.
While I’m a long-time fan of Istanbul‘s boutique hotels (a decade-old trend that just seems to keep improving), there’s a new favorite on the horizon.
As a rule, these places are usually reasonably priced, very comfortable, accommodating, and are well located in the city’s oldest quarter, Sultanahmet.
A sleek neighbor to the Nomade, The Ambassador is centrally located, has an amazingly friendly and helpful staff, wireless internet throughout, and, at 100 Euros a night, is a steal. Still, the best part about it is its amazing rooftop terrace: with free morning guest breakfasts and a bar for afternoons and evenings. The view alone is worth it.
Here’s a glimpse…..
Photo: Don Webster