Istanbul is a city with unique history and one of the best panoramas in the world. Offering stunning views of the Bosphorous, got numerous wonderful hotels at both Asian and European sides. Palace Hotels, art&advanced technology concept hotels, old mansions at most vibrant neighbourhoods are hosting their guests for 12 months a year. If you are looking for a stylish luxurious stay for your Istanbul vacation, this article is for you
ÇIRAĞAN PALACE KEMPINSKI
Welcome to the only palace hotel of the Bosphorous.
The first member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Çırağan Palace Kempinski is truly reflection of the elegance and luxury of an true majestic charming Ottoman Palace. Placed at spectacular Bosphorous shore, Çırağan Palace Kempinski got historic peninsula view as 5 star palace hotel. It’s an unforgettable experience to accommodate in this palace hotel with its fascinated past and wonderful location, prize winner restaurants, 22 hotel suites and special service man on demand, including 11 palace suite rooms 313 rooms, Health Club operated by Sanitas, historic Turkish bath and perfect service.
Adress : Yıldız Mh., Çırağan Cd. No:32, 34349 Beşiktaş/İstanbul
Phone : +90 212 326 4646
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL ISTANBUL AT THE BOSPHORUS
Along the Bosphorus, in one of Istanbul’s trendiest and most naturally beautiful neighborhoods, find a former 19th-century Ottoman palace transformed into a hotel sanctuary of luxury and comfort. Experience a seldom-seen side of Istanbul, with legendary Four Seasons service there to ensure you enjoy every moment of your luxury hotel stay in Istanbul, Turkey. Housing wedding events at the Bosphorus, you can discover the local and international cuisine, experience an ancient hamam luxury and having a night free when you stay longer.
Adress : Çırağan Cad. No. 28, 34349 Istanbul, Beşiktaş, Turkey
Phone : 90 (212) 381 40 00
SHANGRI-LA BOSPHORUS, ISTANBUL
The hotel, ideally located in the financial and entertainment district of Besiktas, yields breathtaking views of the Bosphorus Strait. As you step onto your private terrace, you are dazzled by the Strait’s deep blue waters, a living line between two continents.
The promise of a delectable lunch eventually tempts you downstairs. Tantalizing aromas lead you to Shang Palace, the culinary pride of Shangri-La. An array of traditional Cantonese delicacies, exquisitely prepared, are sweet and savoury on your palate.
Invigorated by the meal, you head out to explore nearby attractions. A short walk away is Dolmabahce Palace, where chandelier-accented rooms built for Ottoman sultans astonish you with their opulence. The afternoon also holds luxuries of a more modern kind at the upscale boutiques of Nisantasi.
A memorable day like this is made perfect by a restful ending. On your return to the hotel, you check into CHI, The SPA. The soothing hands of a skilled therapist melt away each knot in your body, leaving a sensation of deep relaxation.
This blissful massage is followed by another treat you have been anticipating: a hammam, or Turkish bath. Enveloped in cleansing heat, you lie back with a sigh as wisps of steam caress you. Thoughts of your upcoming adventures entice, but for now, you’re grateful to linger in this place of complete serenity.
Adress : Sinanpaşa Mah., Hayrettin İskelesi Sk. No:1, 34353 Beşiktaş/İstanbul
Phone : +90212 2758888
A new perspective on a timeless city.
Raffles Istanbul has quickly become the preferred destination for both the local and international elite. With a wide range of contemporary art pieces set against striking modern architecture, the hotel is an oasis for well-travelled guests. Attached to the hotel is the luxury Zorlu Center, much like a modern bazaar, with upscale fashion brands as well as a performing arts center featuring world-class entertainment.
Every element of our 5 star Istanbul hotel has been carefully considered to make guests feel totally relaxed and at home, with Raffles Butlers providing an unparalleled level of luxury and service. Raffles Spa, one of the largest in the city, offers everything from Turkish baths to Eastern massages for the ultimate rest and rejuvenation experience.
With its numerous bars and restaurants, the hotel offers a variety of choices from casual dining to world-class gastronomy such as Rocca Restaurant serving Mediterranean tastes.. Also featured are a wide range of meeting spaces and vanues , whether it be for a private dinner or drinks at one of the fine-dining restaurants, a wedding in the ballroom, or meeting rooms for corporate events.
Located on the European side of the city in the Beşiktaş district, the hotel has excellent transport links to everywhere from the Old Town to the Bosphorus, allowing guests to fully experience everything Istanbul has to offer.
Adress : Levazım Mahallesi, Koru Sokağı Zorlu Center, 34340 Beşiktaş/İstanbul
Phone : +90212 9240200
RENAISSANCE ISTANBUL POLAT BOSPHORUS HOTEL
Istanbul, Turkey is a city with unique history and one of the best panoramas in the world. Offering stunning views of the Bosphorus, the magnificent towering Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel is located on the European side of Istanbul, in Besiktas, midway between the areas of Taksim and Levent. The hotel is in walking distance to key Istanbul shopping malls, business centers and Bosphorus’ main boat harbor. Taksim Square is only few minutes away by subway and very easy access to Old City; Hagia Sophia Museum, Sultanahmet Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar, also to the Asian side by the Bosphorus Bridge. This luxury newest addition to Istanbul hotels is designed to meet most demanding requirements of today’s modern traveler, whether the trip is for business or holiday in Istanbul, Turkey. Be awe-inspired on the 16th floor New Club Lounge or roof top Bar&Restaurant by the truly amazing view of the Bosphorus and the city’s historical peninsula.
Adress : Gayrettepe Mahallesi, Barbaros Blv. No:145, 34349 Beşiktaş/İstanbul
Phone : +90212340700
RADISSON BLU BOSPHORUS HOTEL, ISTANBUL
Stylish Hotel in Istanbul’s vibrant Ortaköy Neighbourhood
The Radisson Blu Bosphorus Hotel, Istanbul is located on the banks of the Bosphorus River in the buzzing Ortaköy neighborhood. With excellent transport options you can easily reach an array of world-famous destinations, like the Grand Bazaar and Topkapı Palace. Choose from 120 rooms and suites with amenities including free high-speed Wi-Fi. Fantastic on-site dining options include the Et Cetera grill restaurant, which serves delectable meats, mezzes and mouthwatering house-created gourmet burgers against the backdrop of the glimmering Bosphorus Bridge. You can keep up your workout regime or treat yourself to a massage or a session in the sauna at our wellness and spa center. Planning an event in Istanbul? The meeting facilities feature 7 rooms for conferences or personal events, and the hotel’s lovely Pupa Terrace, overlooking the Bosphorus, is ideal for high-profile functions.
Adress : Ciragan Cad. 46, Ortaköy 34349 Istanbul Turkey
Phone : +90212 3101500
SUMAHAN ON THE WATER
Lies at the shore of the Bosphorous, Sumahan On the Water was built in the mid-nineteenth century to produce “suma” the unadulterated spirit used to make ‘rakı’, the Ottomans’ favourite tipple. Where today a motorised launch ferries hotel guests to and from downtown, barges laden with figs would arrive to keep the stills of the Sumahan busy. It is a rare Bosphorus-front property that has remained in the hands of the original family. Every bedroom in the luxury hotel offers an ever-changing seascape of fisherman and ferryboats and ships gliding through the night. It’s a view of the myth and of history.
The romantic Sumahan Hotel is just outside Çengelköy, a part of the city that still preserves its air of an authentic Bosphorus neighbourhood. It is a village of wooden houses, fish restaurants and seaside promenades. The Bosphorus-front mansions nearby are among the stately homes of Turkey, and include the residence of Abdullah Paşa, the son of a Çengelköy boatman who went on to become the Grand Vezir. Çengelköy was famous for its fruit orchards and market gardens and had a royal palace where the last Ottoman Sultan was raised.
There is a choice of accommodation from a total of 13 unique suites and rooms, each with its own personality, with fireplaces and magnificent views. The twin level loft suites have their own Bosphorus-side garden. With its waterfront restaurant, spa-wellness center, meetings and private dining rooms, library and special boat taxi services, Sumahan On the Water is awaiting to welcome you with its unique hospitality services.
Adress : Kuleli Caddesi No:43, Çengelköy, Istanbul Turkey
Phone : +90 216 4228000
POINT HOTEL BARBAROS
The combination of advanced technology and modern art is created a new accommodation style. The Point Hotel Barbaros is the first 5* Art-Tech Hotel.
Placed between Esentepe Neighbourhood and Barbaros Hayreddin Pasha Boulevard, Point Hotel Barbaros got 6 floor, 16 modern meeting room, Sports & Health Center lied in 1,800 sqm, 3 restaurants and 3 bars. With the corporation of Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, Istanbul Modern Art Museum and Yataş, the technology, art and comfort brought together under one roof. While 265 different modern art works is awaited to be explored in entire hotel, every room hosts different artworks.
Adress : Esentepe Yıldız Posta Cad. No:29 Şişli / Istanbul – TURKEY
Phone : +90 212 337 30 00