Istanbul is one of the tourist cities that attract millions of tourists every year, so there are thousands of hotels in the city that work to accommodate this huge number of tourists, but what are the 10 most luxurious hotels in Istanbul?
Shangri-La Bosphorus Istanbul Hotel
Shangri-La Hotel Istanbul is one of the best hotels in Istanbul in the Besiktas area and one of the most suitable accommodation options for those looking for 5-star hotels overlooking the Bosphorus, located on the waterfront on the Bosphorus coast in Istanbul.
Additionally, Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel is considered one of the luxurious accommodations suitable for a honeymoon, as it is one of the most beautiful hotels in Istanbul.
The hotel also has private spa suites, and a spa center includes a heated indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath, hot tub, and steam rooms.
Shangri-La Istanbul hotel booking price starts from $400 for two persons during the tourism season. Lower prices can be obtained in other periods of the year.
Swissôtel The Bosphorus Istanbul
The hotel is in the Besiktas district. It is one of the most prestigious areas in the city center of Istanbul. Also, it is one of the favorite choices for tourists due to its scenic view of the Bosphorus.
Swissôtel Bosphorus offers luxurious accommodation and beautiful views over the Bosphorus. A spa and wellness center that includes indoor and outdoor pools, facial and body treatment rooms, a gym, a tennis court, and a rooftop pool is available within the hotel.
The price of a standard room at the Swissotel Bosphorus ranges between $178 and $639, depending on the period of the year. Lower prices can be obtained outside the tourist season.
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
It is considered one of the best 5-star hotels in Istanbul overlooking the Bosphorus, suitable for honeymoon.
The hotel has 313 rooms, including smoking and non-smoking rooms. Further, to enjoy a pleasant stay, guests can use all the hotel’s leisure and recreational facilities, including the garden. Guests can use the indoor and outdoor garages to park their cars. Additional services include medical care, translation services, room service, laundry service, and a hairdresser. In addition, a private transfer service is available. Guests who like to be active and prefer to use a bicycle to get to know the surroundings can also rent bikes. Facilities such as a conference room and a business center are also available.
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
This hotel is one of Istanbul’s important landmarks. It includes a beautifully landscaped garden, a patio with a glass roof that allows guests to enjoy a beautiful view of the greenery, and the hotel’s outdoor terrace can accommodate 55 persons in winter and 95 in summer.
The hotel can accommodate up to 130 guests in 65 guest rooms which include 11 luxurious suites and other rooms classified under different categories.
The Marmara Suite is one of the distinctive places in the hotel, as it has three private balconies overlooking the Marmara Sea. As for the other rooms, they overlook the gardens or have stunning views of the Hagia Sophia. The rooftop also offers a fantastic view of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, so there are plenty of beautiful views that guests can enjoy.
Pera Palace Hotel
The Pera Palace Hotel enjoys a special status with the Turks, as it is the first European hotel in Turkey, built-in 1892 in a privileged location overlooking the Golden Horn, to be the seat of hosting travelers on the Orient Express, whose journey starts from Paris and ends in Istanbul and at that time this hotel was the first in Turkey to use electricity, and it was the first hotel to provide hot water to its guests.
The location of the hotel gives it great importance; It is in the center of Istanbul, specifically in Taksim Square, and close to Istiklal Street, surrounded by the embassies of most European countries. The hotel is easily accessible as it is only 5 minutes from the Sishane Metro Station.
Pera Palace Hotel contains 83 rooms, one of which overlooks the Golden Horn, the other overlooks Taksim Square, in addition to 16 suites bearing the names of celebrities who visited the hotel previously.
There is a special room named after the famous British writer Agatha Christie, where she was staying during her visit to Turkey between 1926 and 1932, and it is believed that she wrote her famous novel “A Crime on the Orient Train” inside this room.
Raffles Istanbul Hotel
Raffles Istanbul Hotel, rated (5) stars and considered one of the most luxurious hotels in Istanbul, is located in the lively Besiktas district, which includes a wide range of distinctive tourist attractions.
The hotel offers fully equipped rooms with a city view. An outdoor pool and an indoor pool, sauna, modern gym, traditional Turkish bath, and massage services are available.
Raffles Istanbul Restaurant serves a wide variety of Mediterranean dishes. In addition to a varied buffet of international dishes.
The price of a standard room at Raffles Istanbul Hotel ranges between $369 and $902, depending on the period of the year.
Soho House Istanbul Hotel
Soho House Istanbul is one of the best 5-star hotels in Istanbul. The hotel has a vast area that extends to 3 main buildings in addition to an ancient club dating back to the 19th century.
The hotel is also considered one of the distinguished hotels in central Istanbul due to its location close to the city’s most important landmarks, art galleries, and entertainment facilities.
Room prices in Soho House Istanbul start from $278 per night for two people during the tourist season and vary according to the season, number of people, and room type where the room price can reach $196 off-season.
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus
Conrad Bosphorus offers luxurious rooms and suites, terraces overlooking the Bosphorus, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, recreational facilities, and a fitness center, so it is one of the best multi-facilities in Istanbul hotels.
Conrad Bosphorus features an open buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that includes Mediterranean cuisine, and there is a café that serves light meals, cocktails, and various drinks.
Standard room rates at the hotel range from $114 to $296, depending on the period of the year.
Grand Hyatt Istanbul
The hotel offers elegant and comfortable rooms containing facilities such as allergy-free rooms, family rooms, soundproofed rooms, bridal suites, VIP room facilities, and facilities for people with special needs.
It includes a spa and wellness center, a fitness center, a hammam, a seasonal outdoor pool and another for children, a sauna, full body massages, a steam bath, and beauty services.
Prices in the hotel for standard rooms range between $158 and $418, depending on the period of the year, as it rises during tourism seasons and decreases outside the tourism period.
The Marmara Taksim
The Marmara Taksim offers luxurious rooms with views of Taksim and the Bosphorus. It also offers spa facilities including a traditional Turkish bath, sauna and massage, hot tub, and a modern fitness club.
Marmara Taksim Istanbul includes two restaurants, one with a distinctive view of Taksim Square and the other located on the terrace floor, serving a wide variety of local and regional dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Also, there is a shop selling handmade chocolates at The Marmara Taksim Hotel.
Standard room rates in this hotel range between $159 and $328, depending on the period of the year, as low prices can be obtained in periods outside the tourist seasons.