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Istanbul, Turkey - August 27-31, 2007

Some nice options for centrally located Istanbul accommodation are listed below. You should book your accommodation independently and as soon as possible, given that August is peak season for tourism in Istanbul.

4- and 5-star hotels

Note: Hotels in this category will be more expensive than usual during the first few days of the conference, due to the Formula 1 Grand Prix being held in Istanbul at the same time.

If you require accommodation in this category, the travel agency Arttours would be happy to help you. They can provide discounts well below the standard rates. Tell them you're looking for accommodation in Sultanahmet or near Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University.

Address: Ulgen Sokak 50 Gazeteciler Sitesi
Levent 34330 / Istanbul - Turkey
Tel: (+90) (212) 270 18 18
Fax: (+90) (212) 240 49 45
E-mail: sales@arttours.com
Web: www.arttours.com

Alternatively, see www.istanbulshotels.com/sultanahmet_area.htm for a listing of conveniently located hotels.

Mid-range hotels

We recommend the Sebnem Hotel, conveniently located in Sultanahmet (the old city). When the Sebnem fills up, its owner will be happy to help you find accommodation in one of the various nearby hotels of a similar quality and price range.

Sebnem Hotel offers 30 beds in single, double, double with garden and triple rooms. It is located in historical city centre (very close to Sultan Hostel), has a wonderful panoramic view of Marmara Sea, a terrace restaurant, 24-hour hot water, central heating and fully air conditioned rooms. Prices range from EUR 25-40 per person per night.

Address: Akbiyik Caddesi, Adliye Sokak No:1
Sultanahmet / Istanbul - Turkey
Tel: +90 212 517 66 23 or +90 212 517 15 55
Fax: +90 212 638 10 56
Web: www.sebnemhotel.net

Hostels, budget hotels

Our suggested budget option is Sultan Hostel. When the Sultan fills up, we will add other options to this page. There are many other hostels located in the same neighbourhood.

Sultan Hostel offers 110 beds in single, double, and dorm rooms for EUR 12-15 per person per night. It is conveniently located in Sultanahmet, has a good reputation, a nice cafe/restaurant and rooftop terrace bar, and offers enough rooms for all our budget-level participants.

Address: Akbiyik Cad.No:21
Sultanahmet / Istanbul - Turkey
Tel/Fax: + 90 212 516 92 60-62
Web: www.sultanhostel.com

 
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