Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Galata, Beyoğlu - İstanbul - Turkey

GPS : 41°01'26.8"N 28°58'27.3"E / 41.024121, 28.974251


Since Galata has the privilege of being a harbour, is quarter as old as the history of Istanbul. Being a junction between east and the west, it has always been a  vital  point  of economic movements throughout all history. Kamondo family was among the most distinguished bankers, those who centered in the economic structure of Galata.

Felek Han is one of the investments of Kamondo Family whose richness, in their times, was compatible with European bankers such as Rotschild's or Hirsch's. Magnificent "Kamondo Stairs" of Kamondo's who had a great emphasis on the social life of the Ottoman Empire's last period, is well known by everyone. Kamondo stairs which is one of the roads to Galata Residence Apart Hotel's, was built in order to facilitate Family's life, after the birth of Mois de Kamondo, the fifth generation of the family.

Felek Han which is altered to blocks from wood in 1882, was designed and structured by Gabriel Tedesch, an architect of the period. By the end of the century, the building was rented by "Aliens Izraelit Universel" to be used as a school. Later under the name of "Galata Residence Apart Hotel"


Galata Residence Camondo Apart is a 2-star property featuring a baggage storage, a safe deposit box and an elevator. This hotel was opened in 1997 and renovated in 2003.

You will live in the mystery of the past and the comfort of our days in the new colour of Galata;Galata Residence floors,ceiling and the doors which,are restored in accordance with the attractive architecture of the building are fully original.

The hotel offers 15 well-appointed and traditionally decorated apartments; they are equipped with the latest technologies including air conditioning, flat-screen television with digital channels, in–room safe and Wi-Fi access. The rooms also have kitchenettes with fridge, tea and coffee facilities and microwave on request. Private bathrooms have hairdryer, bathrobes, amenities and rainfall shower.


The atmosphere of 1800's, with it's special decoration, is designed as a place where you can find various privileges and comfort all together. Galata Residence consists of 16 Aparts. Flats are with two rooms and a salon, and they all have fridges, ovens, TV, satellite channels, direct telephone, three radio channels, air conditioner, coffee machine, hair dryer and private safes.

Le Felek Restaurant

Guests can relax and unwind in the hotel’s rooftop restaurant offering stunning city views and traditional Turkish dining. You will never forget that poerless impression, of where Marmara sea and the Golden Horn penetrates into each other in the Bosphorus, and taste of dlioios plates, made on you. In your all kinds of feasts, cocktail parties, meeting with or without meal, and special offerings, you will feel the difference of Le Felek Restaurant in it's distinguished atmosphere, it's 200 people capacity with a superior understanding of service.

After four years of restoration work, the building has become a first class apart hotel with 16 apartments, a restaurant with a magnificent view of the Bosphorus and Golden Horn serving Turkish and international cuisine.

Cafe Mahzen
The Cafe Mahzen which, has been used as a cavern, is a very special place where you can approach the footprints of the past. You will feel the chill of different breezes of the past time in every part of Cafe Mahzen. The café is set in the hotel’s basement, once used as a store room in the 1800s by Genoese. The cafe set in an vaulted underground storeroom where exposed bricks lend a medieval feel. Restoration was carried out in line with the original structure of the building.


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Phone : +90 212 249 9174
Fax : +90212 244 2323

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