When you leave your comfortable room at Mercure Istanbul The Plaza Bosphorus Hotel, you will find it very convenient to to go to Levent. The hotel is located very close to Gayrettepe Metro Station, where you can find the metro line to Levent. The metro is only five-minute walk away from your hotel, and it takes only five minutes to reach the Levent station. If you wish, you can directly take a taxi from your hotel and be there in ten minutes.
“Levent” means “mariner” in English, and refers to the Ottoman mariner in Turkish. The Ottoman Sultan, Abdulhamid I, is the first person to use the word as a neighborhood. Today, it is a part of Besiktas district and is a popular business center. Besides business, Levent is famous for its shopping malls, such as Metrocity and Kanyon. Being close to Levent, Mercure Istanbul City Bosphorus Hotel will help you to save time and have peace inside Istanbul’s mobile life style.