Izmir has no Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF). However the 425ABS Contracting Office has successfully negotiated a non-binding aggrement (to be updated annually) with the top three Commercial Hotels in the Izmir area to provide lodging assistance on a room-availability basis at an affordable cost for US Military, DOD and Contract Personnel on official travel orders to and from Izmir, and their families, excluding tax. They also provides courtesy space available support for lodging to US Military Personnel, Retirees and their family on leave at the same cost plus 18% tax.
The Reservation Assistance Office (RAO) located on the second floor of the Hilton Hotel, is the point of contact (POC) for lodging reservation assistant. Do not check in at the ground floor Hilton Hotel reception. Take the stairs or the elevator to the second floor (In Turkey, ground floor is zero). The Reservation Assistance Office is open from 0700 to 2300. Reservations must be made in advance. Your sponsor can make reservations for you. You are authorized to stay up to 10 days for TLA only.