Facing Istanbul’s Blue Mosque, Optimist Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a French balcony. There is a covered outdoor terrace where guests can enjoy a drink or meal. With free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV, all rooms at The Optimist feature views of the Blue Mosque. Each room also has a minibar and a private bathroom. The romantic terrace with its vine branches offers a romantic setting for breakfast or brunch. The rich buffet menu includes over 40 alternatives, including some Turkish specialities. The 24-hour reception staff can provide car rentals, bike rentals and shuttle services to Ataturk Airport, 7.8 miles away. Room service is available 24/7. Optimist is situated within a 5-minute walk from Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the lively Grand Bazaar. Free parking is provided.