The lobby is big and wide with the reception at the right side. There is a little fountain and also some seating space frequent by locals.
The exterior of the hotel is amaizing, all in wood and maintaining the shape and tradition of the Old Ottonoman houses in Turkey.
The 110 rooms are decorated in the Ottoman style with traditional Edirnekari woodwork painting, are a graceful blend of past and present and offer all modern amenities; central heating and cooling, direct dial telephone, minibar, cable television,hair dryers and private safety boxes. Even when some of the rooms are with a basic decoration, they are clean and in good condition. The bathrooms are small but again, they cover all needs.
The Hotel have several option on the restoration side. The Armada Terrace is a beautiful rooftop terrace with spectacular views of the Sea of Marmara and the Bosphorus on one side, and the Blue Mosque and the St. Sophia on the other. The Terrace is open all summer as a restaurant and bar. There is also the Armada Sera with magnificent views that can also be enjoyed during the winter because is covered by glass. Here you can enjoy traditional Istanbul cuisine in a beautiful setting. To be consider also the Ahırkapı Restaurant which host many local cultural events with its traditional Istanbul turn of the century design and cuisine. Every weekend you can enjoy live music from an assembly of musicians playing "fasil" traditional songs from Istanbul. Every sunday is "Tango Night" when local people come to celebrate, dance, and recapture the spirit of the 1930's, a time when the tango was much loved by Istanbul citizens. To end the Radio Bar, with its permanent display of 50s and 60s radios the Radio Bar evokes the atmosphere of a bygone era.