Photo Courtesy of Vault Karak÷y, The House Hotel
"Restored by the Agha Khan award-winning Turkish architect Han Tümertekin, the building structure retains original features, while the luxurious modern interiors were designed by Sinan Kafadar who was inspired by its imposing bank vaults, which also gave rise to the hotel's name."
Location: Karakoy, Istanbul
Number of Rooms: 62 guestrooms, 5 suites
Restaurant(s): 2, plus a wine cellar
Spa: Yes, plus Turkish Bath services
Price: $228 per night/weekdays