Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet has announced the opening of a brand new Ajwa Home; The Clock House. The second in the series of luxurious Ajwa Homes, The Clock House offers a unique alternative for long or short stays in the heart of the fabled Old City of Istanbul. Contemporary in style, the home offers access to all the facilities at the five-star Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet nearby and the name of this new home pays tribute to the clock that is visible on the roof of the building.
The Clock House is located within walking distance to all the museums, bazaars and major mosques including; Blue Mosque; Hagia Sophia; Topkapı Palace; Grand Bazaar and Basilica Cistern. Its unique setting allows guests to experience layers of history within easy reach, including the splendours of Byzantine and Ottoman eras. It is in close proximity to the historic Kucuk Ayasofya Mosque and the municipal verdant Cundi Park.
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Sleek and contemporary in style, this house has been designed to replicate the traditional Turkish home with a sophisticated twist. Ideal for both short and long stays, this luxury four-storied, three-bedroom house offers all aspects of comfort, effortlessly incorporated into its design with wide living areas, a fully equipped kitchen, sauna, and penthouse and partial views of the sea of Marmara.
The Clock House is comprised of two spacious bedrooms fitted with king size French beds and a twin bedroom all with marble en suite bathrooms with luxurious Molton Brown amenities. In addition, the Clock House’s Master Bathroom boasts its very own sauna. Design highlights include sophisticated dark furnishings, Lilac wall paper and elegant living areas. The expansive living room area on the top floor is the ideal venue for evenings spent with family and for entertaining guests. This floor is entirely covered with glass and the rooftop ceiling can be opened to create an open-air terrace. Meanwhile, in the basement, there is a fully equipped kitchen and dining room.
Drawing inspiration from numerous stories, the walls of the house are adorned with unique and bespoke original paintings including those by local artist Kubilay Şenses who is well known with his paintings of Istanbul.
Coupled with all the amenities and services of a present-day five-star hotel, guests can sleep in the same level of luxury associated with the hotel. Chefs are available on request and guests have full access to the hotel’s outlets and facilities nearby. Guests also have the option to request all housekeeping and maintenance services from the hotel, as well as a dedicated chef to prepare meals, a la carte, on the premises. Furthermore, The Clock House is located approximately 40 metres from the Beyaz Konak, the first Ajwa Home.