A theme hotel, the Antik (4*) features four floors each representing a different period of Istanbul's history. Each floor of the hotel carries a name of the city as it was known at different times throughout the ages. Floors and rooms were designed to reflect the culture and art of their named civilization while providing all modern ammenities expected of a fine hotel.
n 1984 while digging 12 meters underground for the foundations for the Antik Hotel, workers happened across the remains of a built structure. Investigations carried out by staff of the istanbul Archaeological Museum determined the structure to be that of a Late Roman-Early Byzantine (450-500 A.D) cistern and its infrastructure. Another Ottoman era structure had been built over the original cistern. Following restoration work, the historical cistern was brought back to life and transformed into the Antik Cisterna a facility that combines culture, art and history.
Today the Antik Cisterna is used to host art exhibits, meetings and special events. The artifacts found during excavation are being exhibited in the lobby and the different locations of the hotel.
Each floor of the hotel carries a name of the city as it was known at different times throughout the ages. Floors and rooms were designed to reflect the culture and art of their named civilization.
96 rooms including 4 family rooms, all recently updated with air conditioning, satellite TV, music broadcast, minibar and bathtub.
Baby sitting, airport transfer, luggage room&safe boxes. Dry cleaning& Laundry.
Free ADSL internet connection in the lobby.
This floor represents 'Byzantion' period in Istanbul. This first floor of the hotel carries small details of Byzantion period and is dedicated to Byzas. He and the Greek colonists led by him, established the city. The legend is that Oracle of Delphi advised Byzas to settle across the land of the blinds. Byzas chose Seraglio Point (Sarayburnu) across Chalcedeon (Kadikoy) whose inhabitants he considered to be blind to have missed such a favourable location.
This floor represents 'Constantinopolis' period of the Roman Empire. This floor carries small details of the Roman period in Istanbul and is dedicated to Constantinius I. He re-established the city as the capital of the Empire so the ci
Traditional cuisine and a unique view of istanbul and the Marmara Sea.
A stop in the lobby for Turkish coffee, Turkish delight, board games and rare books.
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