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Karaköy Rooms 

Situated in a 100 year old building in Istanbul is the boutique hotel, Karaköy Rooms. The elegant renovation by Turkish design firm RunArchitecture is a modern take on a once grand past. White walls, often with dark grey ceilings, are balanced by wooden floors. Where original mouldings are missing they are simply replaced or referenced with paint. Perhaps the standout feature of each room is the exposed copper piping that carries the electrical supply. Simply modern and historically fabulous.

Reader Comments (4)

Gasp! Those ceilings! and those beautiful floors!

21 Nov 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLily

I love the ceilings! The copper wiring not so much.

21 Nov 2013 | Unregistered Commenterpeggyp

What a wonderful place. I think the copper tubing takes it from "way fab" right over into "genius". Wes Anderson should set his next movie there...

21 Nov 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJared Hayden

I stayed there for 5 nights and it was wonderful.
I wanted to book again but they have just been shut down by government as apparently did many Istanbul boutique hotels...They cancelled my reservation and refund my money but I could not have any more info on why they are now closed...

22 Nov 2013 | Unregistered CommenterFanny

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