The reception is small in keeping with the size of the hotel.
The exterior looks like an Ottoman-style mansion. It has been well taken care of and is now in perfect condition.
May Hotel Istanbul has 21 bedrooms at reasonable prices with private bathroom, shower and toilet. Many of them overlook the old town district of Sultanahmet, a few rooms with garden and some rooms with views of the Marmara Sea. All rooms are equipped with a satellite LCD TV, air conditioning, minibar, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, large orthopedic beds or twin beds. The hotel has standard single, double, and types of double and triple rooms. All rooms are tastefully decorated.
The café restaurant serves delicious Turkish cuisine and a rich breakfast buffet with hot and cold dishes is served every morning. The rooftop terrace outdoor work during the summer, overlooking the Sea of Marmara. Dinner and drinks are available.