The Sofa Hotel, a new hotel in Turkey, which opened on the 15th March 2006, has joined the Great Hotel of the World organisation.The hotel is located in Istanbul’s high class shopping area Nisantasi. The hotel offers 82 luxury guests rooms, including 12 suites that feature 24 hour “Anything, anytime” service, relaxing rain showers, 512 kbps internet access, interactive TV system, complimentary ironing service, DVD players, a private bar and specially designed furniture.
The hotel’s restaurant Tuus is managed by Leftbank, a well established restaurant management company from Washington, owned by Sahir Erozan. The Sofa also boasts the Café Sofa, a relaxing café environment located on the first floor. In the Cafe guests can find the “Patika Bookstore” offering a rare books collection, daily newspapers and magazines.
The Taylife Spa Detox and Wellness centre at the hotel offers a cardio centre, yoga, relaxation classes, massages, steam room and detoxification, all under the management of health specialist, Taylen Kümeli. Beauty treatments are also available, as well as hydrotherapies, ayurveda, thalassotherapy, balneothreapy, body scrubs, body wraps and Hammam room.