- Istanbul City
- Galata Residence Hotel
- Cafeteria / Snack Bar
- Shuttle Service
You will live in the mystery of the past and the comfort of our days in the new colour of Galata;The Galata Residence Apart Hotel floors, ceiling and the doors which, are restored in accordance with the attractive architecture of the building are fully original. 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.
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.
By the end of the century, the building was rented by Aliens Izraelit Universel to be used as a school. 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".