Consistently rated as one of the best hotels in the world, Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet, built in 1919, is located at the epicentre of Istanbul's Old Town, a few steps away from the entrance to Topkapı Palace. The hotel operates in a magnificent neo-classic building with 347 windows and featuring overwhelming views over Hagia Sophia or the interior gardens. For an unforgettable Istanbul view, visit the A’YA Lounge at the hotel's rooftop and, with your favourite drink in hand, admire the city panoramas. Here's a great place to stay for those looking for a truly luxury hotel in Istanbul - Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet, a former Turkish intellectuals prison, is just the perfect size with only 65 rooms and suites. This was the first Four Seasons Hotel unit in Istanbul. Take a pleasant stroll across Sultanahmet Park and visit the nearby Blue Mosque (upon arriving at Sultanahmet Park, look right and you'll find Hagia Sophia or look left and enjoy a wonderful Blue Mosque view). Cankurtaran train stain is just around the corner and both Hagia Sophia and a Blue Mosque a short walk away.
Welcome to one of the oldest and more traditional luxury hotels of Istanbul - Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, a perfect address for your next stay in Istanbul. Staying at the Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is like travelling back in time and be reminded of Turkish ancient's history. The extensive views over the Bosphorus, including the iconic Bosphorus Bridge, are spectacular and the hotel itself has the ability to transform any mortal into a king living in its own Ottoman Palace. The hotel's infinity pool is legendary and can be used year-round (heated during the winter). For the ultimate experience, book a room with a view and loose track of time while enjoying the ships navigating through the Bosphorus Strait. As for location, Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is directly located in Besiktas area, well-known for its vibrant atmosphere. Near the hotel guests will find some of Istanbul's finest attractions, including Dolmabahçe Palace, Yildiz Palace (surrounded by a beautiful garden) and seafront Ortakoy Mosque, from where a great Bosphorus Bridge view can be admired. Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul has its own private helipad in case you feel like arriving in great style at this iconic luxury Istanbul hotel.
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Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus (5 Star)
Just next to the Bosphorus, this impressive 19th-century Ottoman palace is the address of one of the most beautiful hotels in Istanbul, not to say the world. Its pink marble impressive facade alongside flawless service, extremely elegant interiors and killer Bosphorus views were enough reasons for us to fall in love immediately with this luxury Istanbul hotel. The Bosphorus view, a constant changing panorama as this is one of the most busy maritime routes in our planet, is greatly enjoyed from the hotel terraces or Aqua restaurant, serving Mediterranean, Italian and Turkish specialties. Each room at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus is a reflection of what happens when old meets new in the most elegant way. The hotel seafront white marble pool (heated) is the place to go to work on your tan while enjoying an unforgettable Istanbul view. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus debuted in 2008 and became instantly one of the very best hotels in Istanbul and a strong competitor to its old neighbour Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul.
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Book your front-row seats to gaze out at the Bosphorus. When choosing to stay at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, one of Istanbul's best five star hotels, these seats will be in our own private balcony - make sure to pick a Grand Premir Room with a Bosphorus view or one of the hotel's magnificent suites. Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul is located on the European shores of Istanbul (Besiktas area), next to Dolmabahçe Palace. This luxury hotel operates in a former warehouse from 1929. The Chinese influence is widespread throughout this establishment, reminding us this is a true Shangri-La hotel. Service at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul couldn't be any better - expect to be greeted by your name from the first hello to the last goodbye. One of the highlights of this fabulous hotel is its spa CHI - a place to relax and disconnect from the frenetic Istanbul outside.
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Expect a memorable stay on your next visit to Istanbul by choosing The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul as your address in this exciting Turkish city. For those looking for panoramic views of Istanbul, this might be just the right place as the hotel benefits greatly from its elevated position - expect to have the Bosphorus Strait at your feet and the magnificent Bosphorus Bridge on your left side. This views can be seen from several points within the hotel however, for the best intimate experience, we recommend choosing one of the amazing rooms with a Bosphorus view. The dining options offered by the hotel are fantastic and the spa is definitely worth a visit. The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul is a 15-minute drive from some of the best city attractions, including Grand Bazaar, Sultanahmet, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace.
High above the Bosphorus, the elegant Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul offers scenic hotel views of Istanbul. Luxury is reflected throughout the property, including rooms and bathrooms (renovated in 2014). A few steps away guests will find beautiful gardens. Due to its elevated position on Maçka hill, Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul is the perfect place to enjoy sweeping views of Istanbul, including the historical area and the ever-busy Bosphorus. A visit to Gaja Roof Restaurant and Gaja Sky Bar is absolutely mandatory - Istanbul views are stupendous. The upscale Nisantasi district is also a short stroll away from Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul - a wonderful place to start exploring the prestigious shops, charming restaurants and trendy bars at Abdi İpekçi Street. Guests are invited to book rooms with a park, garden or Bosphorus view. Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul was one of Istanbul's first luxury hotels.
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CVK Park Bosphorus Istanbul, opened in 2013, is a contemporary hotel with luxurious rooms, many offering sweeping Bosphorus views. From Hezarfen Teras spectacular rooftop guests are invited to admire a perfect Istanbul view, specially beautiful at sunset when a thousand colour tones predominate in the sky. It almost goes without saying that the rooms to book here are the ones facing the Bosphorus. In the warmer months guests are invited to relaxed by the on-site 2 swimming-pools. CVK Park Bosphorus Istanbul is located on the european side, more precisely on Taksim district, a great place to stay in Istanbul if you're looking for some modernity mixed with several restaurants and interesting shops. Don't miss out on a stroll along Istiklal Avenue, an avenue full of surprises. Nisantasi, another Istanbul district known for its charming atmosphere, is a short taxi-ride away from the hotel.
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A contemporary luxury hotel overlooking the Bosphorus. The seafront location of The Grand Tarabya Hotel is definitely one of its strong points, mastering Tarabya Bay. Most modern rooms come with glorious views of the Bosphorus, Tarabya Bay and the Marina, best enjoyed from the spacious balconies. Guests staying at five-star The Grand Tarabya Hotel may enjoy both outdoor and indoor pools as well as the services of its spectacular spa. Without a doubt an excellent luxury hotel option for your upcoming stay in Istanbul. The hotel is located in Sariyer, in Istanbul's northern region (european side) and is known for its lovely coastline and green areas. Sariyer is an ideal location for those wishing to stay in a quieter Istanbul district but still minutes away from Istanbul's major attractions.
With Istanbul skyline views, this is one of the most stylish hotels in Turkey, tastefully decorated and delivering a luxurious, opulent experience - as an example, linens are provided by Frette and TVs by Bang&Olufsen. The spa, distributed over 3 different floors, is one of a kind and worth a visit. One of the advantages of staying in The Istanbul Edition is its interesting location in the upscale area of Levent, an European neighborhood that hosts Turkey's highest skyscraper: Sapphire, rising 54 floors above Istanbul. The Istanbul Edition is located near two shopping malls, making it a perfect place to start your shopping adventure in Istanbul. The Istanbul EDITION is next to Levant Metro Station.
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Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel (5 Star)
Located on the Asian side of Istanbul, the recently-opened Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel displays beautiful views of Turkey's largest city. The quite large rooms at this hotel offer a city or sea view, depending on your taste. Wyndham Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel is located a short-walk away from Fenerbahce Marina and Fenerbahce Sukru Saracoglu Stadium, the home venue of football club Fenerbahçe S.K. Bagdat Avenue, regarded as one of the best for shopping in Istanbul, is also within walking distance from the hotel. Ouzo Roof Restaurant is where delicious seafood is served alongside perfect Istanbul views.
DoubleTree By Hilton Istanbul - Moda is located in Moda, on the Asian side of Istanbul. Experience staggering views of Marmara Sea from 360 Istanbul East Restaurant Bar&Club, located on the hotel's terrace. The sea view rooms, available at an additional cost, might be a worthy investment as you'll have the privilege to wake up to a magnificent sea view. Some of these rooms come with a whirlpool tub, ideal to stare at the unobstruced sea vistas. Accessing the European side of Istanbul is easy since Kadikoy ferry ports are just a few minutes away from the hotel. The ferry crossing takes around 20 minutes and is the perfect opportunity to admire the wonderful panoramas offered by both sides of Istanbul.
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The Point Hotel Barbaros 18th floor restaurant views are phenomenal and include the world-famous Bosphorus. In fact, the First Bosphorus Bridge view can be described as iconic - a great opportunity to stay in a room with a view to two continents at the same time. Perhaps Istanbul's most high-tech hotel, five-star Point Hotel Barbaros features in-room games among other interesting amenities. The artwork spread all over the hotel is also worth mentioning - we won't spoil the surprise and let you know more about it once you arrive at Point Hotel Barbaros, a very good five-star hotel option for your next stay in Istanbul. Easy walking distance to Instanbul's transportation network.
Welcome to vibrant Etiler, one of the finest neighborhoods of Istanbul, where wonderful restaurants, stylish cafés and trendy shops come together. One of the best hotels to stay in Istanbul and explore Etiler is Le Meridien Istanbul Etiler, a five-star hotel with sweeping views of the Bosphorus and Istanbul's city skyline, specially at night when Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, the Second Bosphorus Bridge, displays it's bright colours. The hotel spa deserves a special note: state of the art facilities include a heated outdoor pool, an indoor pool and multiple sauna and steam rooms. At Le Meridien Istanbul Etiler, staying in a room with an inspiring view is just the perfect way to start your exciting visit to Istanbul - most rooms here come with a view. A stay at Le Meridien Istanbul Etiler wouldn't be complete without a visit to Boaz Bar, one of the amazing bars in Istanbul with a view to remember. To access Istanbul's most famous square - Taksim Square - head to nearby Etiler Metro Station and experience a ride on Istanbul's transportation system.
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Located near Taksim Square, this luxurious hotel unveils sweeping Bosphorus views. The recently renovated spa is the ideal place for relaxing and enjoying turkish baths. InterContinental Istanbul has a classical decoration with a few Turkish details. Safran Restaurant&Terrace is the place to go to enjoy local cuisine with amazing Bosphorus views. To make your stay in Istanbul even more special, choose one of the comfortable rooms with fabulous views of the Bosphorus and Taksim Square, which is located a couple of minutes away from InterContinental Istanbul. In fact, the excellent location of InterContinental Istanbul is one of it's major advantages - you'll find several restaurants, bars and shops in the surrounding areas.
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Ideally located in Levent district, Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul is a five-star hotel offering a spectacular view over Istanbul. We definitely suggest having a drink at AdoX, where one can experience mind-blowing Istanbul panoramas. Executive rooms, located on the highest floors, offer the best panoramic views available. Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul is close to Kanyon Shopping Mall, among the finest examples of innovative architecture in Istanbul and therefore worth visiting. Metrocity and Sapphire shopping malls are other nearby options if you feel like shopping until you drop.
Gezi Hotel Bosphorus Istanbul is one of the best hotels in Istanbul and is located in Beyoglu area, right next to Taksim Square and Taksim Metro Station. This design hotel looks directly onto the Bosphorus and its rooms face the Bosphorus or Gezi Park. Book a room with a Bosphorus view and enjoy Istanbul vistas from the privacy of your accommodation, including the distinguishable Bosphorus Bridge. For the best viewing experience, pick one of the Sky Suites located on the hotel's top floor - these come with killer views over the Strait and have a private terrace. Gezi Hotel Bosphorus Istanbul's interior is inspired in a neo-Oriental style and was imagined by renown architect Sinan Kadafar - the materials used to decorate the hotel range from marble to dark walnut and leather elements. One of the finest Italian restaurants in Istanbul can be found at Gezi Hotel Bosphorus Istanbul - its name is Fiamma and both the great food and expansive Bosphorus views justify a visit.
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Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah isn't just an ordinary Istanbul's five-star hotel. This one-of-a-kind property, renovated in 2010, is also a museum combining in perfect harmony art-nouveau, oriental and neoclassic styles. Most rooms at luxury Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah feature views over Istanbul's historic area of Tepebası and Pera district. World-famous novel Murder on the Orient Express from Agatha Christie is believed to have been written at room 411, a mysterious room where Agatha Christie herself might have left some secrets behind (ask the hotel's concierge for some additional clues and unleash the detective that exists in you). Celebrities that stayed at this wonderful hotel include Hemingway, Greta Garbo and Atatürk, Turkey's first President. The ultimate luxury experience is to have tea under the impressive six domes found at the opulent Kubeli Saloon Tea Lounge - one of the highlights of your stay in Istanbul.
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Here's one of those cases in which an image speaks for a thousand words. The Bosphorus views enjoyed from Radisson Blu Bosphorus Hotel leave no one indifferent. Go to bed with a glorious sight of the Bosphorus, the singular Bosphorus Bridge and the overwater Ortaköy Mosque. The hotel contemporary interiors have the signature of Sinan Kafadar. Radisson Blu Bosphorus Hotel has 3 dining venus with glorious views of the strait: Starboard (Turkish restaurant), Zuma (Japanese restaurant) and Pupa Terrace, available for private or romantic occasions. The hotel's location is perfect for a waterside walk where guests will find several bars and restaurants.
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