Despite its increasing fame, Lake Çıldır lacked accommodation to welcome its visitors in 2010s. To serve his hometown, Sazlisu Village, Prof. Dr. Yusuf Bayraktar, has had built a boutique hotel, Lake Çıldır Lodge, which is faithful to the regional architecture and designed for ecotourism. The mansion, opened in 2019, was built to bring growth to the people living in the vicinity while protecting nature.