Istanbul, where the west meets east, is a magical country. This city is more exciting than most. Throughout history, Greeks, Romans, Venetians, and Ottomans were the ancient civilizations that are influential on Istanbul. Now, that influence can be seen clearly in the city. The city, Istanbul, offers people different tastes as well. The combination of Mediterranean and Asian dishes inspire various taste buds.
St. Regis Istanbul
St. Regis Istanbul is a hotel in Nisantasi and it is placed on the European side of Istanbul. This hotel has bedrooms decorated with aluminum art and has a warm feeling. Moreover, the hotel has both a restaurant and a bar. Visitors also have the chance to visit other dining areas in the surrounding places. St. Regis Istanbul’s seven floors have been designed very creatively with natural and perfect materials together with perfect art. The hotel has also a spa, hammam, and seven massage rooms.
This is a Morgans Original Hotel and it is found in a landmark. The building is neo-classical and renovated that it is transformed by Sinan Kafadar, who is the winner of the architect award. 10 Karakoy is a boutique and luxury hotel and it has the signature Rudolf restaurant in its body. This hotel is full of striking design and art.
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus
Four Seasons Hotel has transformed a 19th-century place to the present. It is one of the most luxurious place that it is also located in Bosphorus. Thanks to this view, visitors can have the pleasure to watch the sunset from a waterfront position. 170 guest rooms are available at the hotel and 25 of them are suites. The whole building and decorations feature Ottoman architecture inspired by contemporary designs.
Park Hyatt Istanbul – Macka Palas
Park Hyatt Istanbul is a hotel placed in Nisantası in Istanbul. The hotel is set in a historical building that was constructed in 1922. However, the building was redesigned with modernity together with history. There is a wine bar at the hotel and it serves 70 varietals. There are also a fitness center, spa, meeting rooms, and free Wi-Fi.
W Istanbul is set in the center of Istanbul and Nisantasi shopping center is about 15 minutes away from it. The building is constructed with classical modern architecture. Moreover, the hotel has also many amenities that include a spa and free Wi-Fi.
The Ritz Carlton Istanbul
The Ritz Carlton is set near Taksim Square and thanks to its location visitors can have the chance to walk to the places around them. The hotel’s room has a perfect view of Bosphorus that people can enjoy while they are in the east-facing rooms. They can enjoy watching sunset with a glass of wine in their hand.
Unlike any other hotels in Istanbul, Raffles Istanbul does not feature any Ottoman references. It is designed with a contemporary modern Turkish look. It is a part of Zorlu Center. Moreover, the hotel has many services that include bar, club, steam room, sauna, fitness center, laundry and room service, and pool. There is also free Wi-Fi. Rooms of the hotel are designed very carefully that Nespresso machines and tablets are available for visitors. There are two restaurants in the hotel called Arola and Lavinia. Arola is mostly focused on Spanish cuisine and the other one, Lavinia, focuses on Turkish cuisine.
Shangri-La Bosphorus is constructed in Besiktas in Istanbul. It is a part of a group that belongs to Hong Kong. The hotel’s construction is classical with a lot of marble. There are also Turkish and Asian staff to complete its look. There are bar, pool, hammam, fitness center, room and parking service, laundry, and 186 rooms.
Ciragan Palace Kempinski
Ciragan Palace is constructed in Besiktas, the European side of Bosphorus. It has originally served Turkish sultans and many heads of the state have stayed in this hotel as well. There are three restaurants in the hotel and one of them is called Tugra. Tugra offers classic Turkish cuisine with high quality. People can enjoy the hotel with its 24 hours service and luxurious lounge.
Grand Hyatt Istanbul
Grand Hyatt is set in a central position, Taksim Square in Istanbul. Its location allows people to visit many places using public transport. There are four different rooms called standard rooms, deluxe rooms, grand club rooms, and suite rooms. People can also enjoy at the fitness center. The hotel has its rooms together with its televisions, desks, dining tables, Nespresso machines, and minibars. The minibar of the rooms are full of juices, snacks, and beer.