Live Istanbul with Marma Hotel Istanbul Asia privileges! Being home to number of civilizations since the pre-historic era, the city is the perfect spot for tourists with historical tours, gorgeous panoramic landscapes, world famous cuisine and night life. Located in 19 km-distance to the Pier of Kadıköy, 11 km distance to Bostancı - Princes’ Islands Pier and 8 km-distance to Maltepe Metro Station, our hotel offers a delighting route where our guests can discover the historical and pastoral beauties of Istanbul with daily tours.
Visit Princes’ Islands
Departing from Bostancı Port, the Islands Ferry takes you to nine gorgeous islands of Istanbul only with a 30-minute long sailing journey. Let the route be either the largest of the Islands: Büyükada or the inspiration spot of the famous writer Sait Faik: Burgaz Adası… All time colorful streets of the Islands and delicious fish menus are waiting for you.
Visit Maiden's Tower
Being subject to number of legends for decades, Maiden’s Tower is known to be the symbol of love, passion and impossible. You can travel to the tower with boats departing from Üsküdar and enjoy the stunning Istanbul view, sipping your Turkish coffee.
How about living Istanbul like a local? Khalkedon, aka Kadıköy, is the ideal spot for a family getaway on Sunday with historical beauties, the Dock, passages that host bibliopoles, bar streets, vintage boutiques, restaurants and markets where you can find fresh local flavors of various kinds, from fish to vegetable. By only 20-km travel from our hotel, you can join the live crowd and explore colorful streets of Kadıköy day and night.
Are you ready for an intercontinental journey accompanied by the deep blue water of Bosphorus? Wave sound mixes the sound of seagulls in the breathtaking view of the Bosphorus. The ferry takes you to an unforgettable trip through magnificent remnants of history. You can either visit stunning spots of the Bosphorus with daily ferry tours, departing from the Pier of Kadıköy or put a romantic end to day, setting sun while passing from Asia to Europe.
Visit Galata Tower
The eye of Istanbul, Galata Tower was built in 528 by the Byzantine Emperor as a wooden construction. It has been narrated that Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi had landed off the tower and flew to Üsküdar, passing the Bosphorus with a wing-like vehicle. Serving as a restaurant today, the tower is the perfect spot for watching the city with an air view and having a romantic dinner with gorgeous Haliç view. Galata Tower is open to visits 7 days of the week.
Being home to number of cultures since Byzantine till today, Taksim takes you to a panoramic journey in history with its famous square and Istiklal Street. You can either explore one of the oldest settlements of Istanbul by iconic red tram from end to end or stop by and give a small shopping and coffee break in historical passages and then take the Tunnel, the second oldest metro in the world, to go to Karaköy and pace through its streets surrounded by elegant cafeterias and boutiques.
Sultanahmet promises a magnificent panoramic journey in history to its visitors with Hagia Sophia Museum that was built as cathedral in the 500s and then converted to mosque, Blue Mosque built by the Sultan Ahmed I back in the 1600s, Topkapı Palace that had served as the administrative headquarter of the Ottoman Empire for 400 years. The popular spot of tourists who are into history: Sultanahmet is waiting for its guests who want to explore the new and old face of Istanbul all in one.
Hosting Istanbul’s symbolic spots such as Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Sirkeci Train Terminal and New Mosque, Eminönü is the authentic face of Istanbul with its historical texture and colorful bazaars that offer various kinds of local products, from spice to jewelry, textile to decorative accessories. Experience the historical and mystic atmosphere of the city in Eminönü, located only 31 km-distance from our hotel.