Featuring a rooftop pool offering panoramic views of Kartepe, this hotel provides air-conditioned rooms, 2 restaurants, and a gym. It is nestled between the Bay of Izmit and the Lake of Sapanca. The spacious rooms at Kocaeli come with a balcony and flat-screen satellite TV. Toiletries, slippers, and a hairdryer are provided in the private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire hotel. Uygulama has a landscaped garden with a 400-year old plane tree. Guests can walk along the stone paths or relax on large cushions under the shade of an umbrella. The lounge includes a bar and a billiards table. The hotel also offers a tennis, volleyball, and basketball court. A buffet-style breakfast is served in the morning. Universitesi Derbent provides à la carte meals for lunch and dinner. Kocaeli Universitesi Derbent Uygulama Oteli is 800 metres from the Büyük Derbent Garı metro station. Balaban is 11 minutes by car.