Hotel Dersaadet - Istanbul, Turkey (National Geographic Traveler - April 2006)
My short (uncredited) description of the Hotel Dersaadet in Istanbul, Turkey appeared in the Hotel Central Stays under $150 section of the National Geographic Traveler's April 2006 issue. I highly recommend the Dersaadet for anyone who is traveling to Istanbul. It really is a one of a kind place.
Just a few minutes walk from the heart of Sultanahmet and its many attractions (Topkapi Palace, carpet shops, museums), this reconstructed Ottoman mansion offers 17 guest rooms decorated Turkish-style with kilims and painted ceilings...