This Sumahan is set in a renovated, 19th-century distillery and sits right on the shores of the Bosphorus Straight. It offers sumptuous rooms with Bosphorus views and many include Turkish-style marbled bathrooms. The hotel also offers meeting facilities overlooking the Bosphorus where you can organize business events and meetings.

The furnishings are contemporary, while original elements such as wood beamed ceilings or fireplaces are retained. Bathing in plenty of daylight, all units feature satellite flat-screen TVs, DVD players and free wired internet.

Sumahan’s on-site wellness center includes a traditional Turkish hammam and a fitness center. Guests can also treat themselves to an invigorating massage.

Waterfront Restaurant is a casual-chic bistro/café that starts the day with a rich open breakfast buffet and followed by Turkish and International cuisine à la carte menu all-day-long. The waterfront terrace is a perfect place for winding down with an afternoon tea, sunset drinks or celebrating a special event.

Hotel Sumahan - on the Water is merely 5 minutes’ walk to the Çengelköy Jetty, linking directly by ferryboat to Istanbul’s European side. Capitol Shopping Mall is 3.1 mi from the property with many shops and eateries. Emaar Square Mall is 5.2 mi from Sumahan - on the Water while Akasya Shopping Mall is 6.8 mi away. It also provides free private parking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Sumahan - on the Water has been welcoming guests since Jul 20, 2009

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Sleeps Room Type Price
Max adults: 2
Deluxe Room
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3
Loft Suite
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2
Executive Suite
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 4
Family Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 4
Family Suite
  • 1 king bed
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  • The staff speaks English
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What's nearby
  • Beylerbeyi Palace
    1 miles
  • 15 July Martyrs Bridge
    1.1 miles
  • Liv Hospital
    1.3 miles
  • Bebek Park
    1.6 miles
  • Istanbul Golf Club
    1.7 miles
  • Bogazici University
    1.7 miles
  • Galatasaray University
    1.7 miles
  • Kucuksu Pavilion
    1.8 miles
  • Yildiz-Park
    1.9 miles
  • Zorlu Center
    2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Borsa Kandilli
    1.9 miles
  • Restaurant Delmare
    0 miles
  • Restaurant İskele
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Çınaraltı
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Dolmabahce Palace
    2.9 miles
  • Dolmabahce Clock Tower
    3.1 miles
  • Istanbul Sapphire
    3.2 miles
  • Maiden's Towers
    3.4 miles
  • Taksim Metro Station
    3.6 miles
  • Taksim Square
    3.7 miles
  • Istiklal Street
    3.8 miles
  • Istinye Park Shopping Center
    4 miles
  • Galata Tower
    4.5 miles
  • Turk Telekom Stadium
    4.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Çamlıca
    3.1 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Riva
    18.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
    17.1 miles
  • Istanbul Airport
    21.4 miles
  • Corlu Airport
    59.3 miles
How to get to Sumahan - on the Water from Istanbul Ataturk Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Waterfront Restaurant

    Food: Mediterranean, Turkish

Amenities of Sumahan - on the Water
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Restaurant
Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Toilet with grab rails
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
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4:00 PM - 11:30 PM


6:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed by request
€ 100 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

FAQs about Sumahan - on the Water

  • The prices at Sumahan - on the Water may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Sumahan - on the Water has 1 restaurant:

    • Waterfront Restaurant

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Sumahan - on the Water (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Sumahan - on the Water offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Hand massage
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot massage
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Neck massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Full-body massage
    • Back massage
    • Head massage

  • Sumahan - on the Water is 5 miles from the center of Istanbul.

  • Yes, Sumahan - on the Water is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Sumahan - on the Water is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sumahan - on the Water by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 45min

  • Room options at Sumahan - on the Water include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family