History Of The Hotel Blocks

Five different Ottoman houses, next to each other, belonging to the 19th century. Each house would give spirit to this hospitable union with her authentic architectural features, spirit, color, and history, generating herself.

 

Block-A

It is of the structures, end of 19th century or beginning of 20th century of the Ottoman Era. It was built in Wooden-plasterboard form. It has U shape with outdoor anteroom. It is mentioned as the Home of people from İstanköy or Home of Kadri Agha by the people. There are also glass floorings where the archeological ruins in the basement floor can be seen at the right in the entrance. The room at the right in the entrance, thought to be used as barn previously, was arranged as the reception, the room, thought to be used as a store previously, as waiting room, the bigger room at the right edge, thought to be used as guest room, as the dining hall. There is also the archeological exhibition area in the basement floor. It can be visited, by going downstairs. The biggest emphasize here is that the Hesapçı Street transport axis, not changed for 2000 years, is still on the same axis. There are 3 big rooms upstairs. The room at the right on the façade facing the street is also known as the “Main Room”. The original ceiling engravings, fireplace, and wooden arches establish the evidence for knowing this room as the “Main Room”. The ceiling engravings and stained glasses in the other rooms were remade, adhering to the original. The hand carvings in the external façade of the building were made inspiring from the original.

Block-B

It was built with the wooden-plasterboard form as the annex of the Block-A structure. It was built as the ground floor, mezzanine, and floor 1. The original location was turned 90 degrees considering that she had a façade to the Hesapçı Street in the past, taking the layout of the archeological ruins in the basement floor. There are 6 rooms. According to the information taken from the living former owners, silkworm breeding was done in the floors in the ground floor. 1 sub-family lived in each floor of the upper floors.

Block-D

Again it is of the structures, end of 19th century or beginning of 20th century of the Ottoman Era. The bottom floor was made by stone masonry and plasterboard mixed building technique. The building has 2 stories. It has 6 rooms. The plaster scrappers are original. The front façade was preserved by hanging when demolishing the building. Considering the building technique of the structure, it can be thought that it was built by non-muslims.

Block-E

It is of the structures, end of 19th century or beginning of 20th century of the Ottoman Era. It was built in Wooden-plasterboard form. It has 3 stories used as the basement, ground and first floor. Since the building was in deserted shape, there is no much solid data. The hand carvings in the façade of the building were made, aspiring from the original. There are archeological exhibition areas in the basement floor of the building. There are 5 floors in the ground floor and also 5 in the first floor.