Vault KaraköyBankalar Caddesi No. 5 / 34420 Beyoğlu, Istanbul
P: +90 212 244 34 00
F: +90 212 244 75 77
Vault Karaköy, The House Hotel is located in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Karaköy on Bankalar Caddesi, a convenient launching pad to explore bohemian Beyoğlu, historic Sultanahmet and the Galata Port.
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. The contemporary classic room interiors also evoke wealth and luxury. An in-house art curator will organize events and exhibitions throughout the hotel. Also, a collection of precious books related to art, culture & music will be displayed.
Vault Karaköy, The House Hotel highlights Art & Culture, blending classic and contemporary styles, thus bringing together visions of Ancient and Modern Istanbul.
Located in the lobby, ‘Kasa Lokanta’ offers fresh, seasonal international and contemporary Turkish cuisine. ‘Kasa Lokanta & Bar’ is titled after the buildings original and former usage as a bank. From 7:00am until midnight, enjoy our extensive buffet breakfast, followed by à la carte lunch and dinner.
Also in the lobby, the impressive circular Gold Bar incorporates a bank vault as the beverage cabinet in its unique design, and rich green upholstered booths with laser-etched glass panels and LED lighting providing private luxury. Vault Karaköy, The House Hotel also has an underground Wine Cellar set in an original vault where guests can select their bottle. The hotel has 24-hour room service.
Vault Karaköy, The House Hotel has four spacious meeting rooms, including one featuring an original bank vault. The meeting rooms cater for groups from 5-40 persons, in a variety of different setups in a boardroom or theatre style to suit your needs.
Vault Karaköy, The House Hotel is located on Bankalar Caddesi (The Avenue of Banks)—the glory of Constantinople’s financial district—in the upcoming neighborhood of Karaköy. After a falling on hard times after the creation of the Republic, today the area is having a facelift and revival, with an influx of galleries, hotels, restaurants and cafes that rub shoulders with electric and lighting shops.
The hotel is next to the former Imperial Ottoman Bank, now the SALT Galata arts and cultural center. Leading Turkish galleries such as Elipsis, Galeri Mana, artSümer and Istanbul’74 are also in the neighborhood. Nearby eateries include hip Bej Café, Karabatak, Naif, Lokanta Maya, and Unter serving delicious coffee and food, as well as traditional Namlı Gurme for Turkish delicatessen food, Karaköy Lokantası for Turkish delicatessen food and Güllüoğlu for baklava. The Spice Market and Galata Tower are close-by sightseeing destinations while the Jewish Museum is right behind the hotel.
The hotel is also conveniently located steps from the Karaköy tram station which is three stops from the Old City and Galata Port. With its location overlooking the Golden Horn, the Galata Bridge is a few seconds away.
Located in Karaköy near the Istanbul Modern and many fine galleries such as Elipsis, Galeri Mana and Istanbul’74, Vault Karaköy, The House Hotel aims to foster a distinctive point of view on art. To this end, the hotel has appointed an in-house curator, Zeynep Berik (Editor-in-Chief of contemporary Turkish art magazine ICE) to select the hotel’s artwork and organize cultural events, exhibitions and activities throughout the hotel. Bringing a curator on board brings the hotel closer to the cultural dynamics of the city and helps it better interact with the vibrant Karaköy art scene.
Our 20m2 Classic Kings feature stenciled ceilings, green Carrara marble bathrooms with rain showers, and custom furniture and lighting.
Our 25m2 Superior Kings feature stenciled ceilings, green Carrara marble bathrooms with rain showers, and custom furniture and lighting.
Our 29m2 Deluxe Kings feature stenciled ceilings, green Carrara marble bathrooms with rain showers, custom furniture and lighting, a large sofa and motorized curtains. Most have 5m-high ceilings and large windows.
Our 42m2 Duplex Suites feature stenciled ceilings, green Carrara marble bathrooms with rain showers, custom furniture and lighting, a large sofa and motorized curtains.
Our 40m2 Executive Suites feature a different color scheme in each suite, a separate seating area with an original fireplace, a small balcony, two wardrobes, stenciled ceilings, two TVs, white Brazilian marble bathrooms with rain showers, custom furniture and lighting, and a large sofa. All the rooms overlook the Jewish Museum and have a partial view of the Old City.
Our 83m2 Penthouse Suite features two entrances, a separate living room with a double sofa bed and full bath, a connecting bedroom with a king size bed and full bath, a large balcony, two wardrobes (one walk in), two TVs, stenciled ceilings, white Brazilian marble bathrooms with rain showers, and custom furniture and lighting. The suite has a comprehensive view of the Bosphorus Bridge, the Old City, and the Golden Horn. A romantic Jacuzzi is surrounded by windows and has remote-controlled privacy curtains.
The Spa at Vault Karaköy, The House Hotel combines modern and traditional wellness with a classic, white marble Turkish Hamam by appointment, a state-of-the-art gym, relaxation room, as well as a sauna, steam rooms and three treatment rooms (1 couples’ room, 2 singles) for massages or facials
We invite you to maintain your exercise routine at our onsite or partner fitness centers. Vault Karaköy, The House Hotel offers a fitness center within SPA level. Cardio machines and equipment for strength training are available for our in-house guests.
Whether you want to try yoga for the first time or you are an experienced practitioner, The House Hotel can arrange a private instructor in your room, who will tailor the yoga session to your needs and expectations.
All four House Hotel properties are pleased to offer guests a range of relaxing in-room massages. Please contact your hotel for further details
The House Hotel works in partnership with Hotel Momcierge, a family travel concierge based in Istanbul. Together, we provide a full range of equipment and services based on your child’s age and needs, from airport car service with car seats to rental strollers and baby baths, or arranging a babysitter and recommending a nearby romantic restaurant. Please contact your hotel with your specific VIB needs.
Distance to Ataturk Airport: 20 km
Distance to Sabiha Gokcen Airport: 45km