Shangri La Bosphorus
Located between the Dolmabahce Palace and the Maritime Museum on the European side of the Bosphorous Strait, this luxurious hotel boasts an impressive location by the water's edge in Besiktas. The area is the main shopping and transport hub and the city's financial district is close by. Visitors will find Yildiz Park, trendy Ortakoy, and the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art in the area surrounding the hotel, and the historical attractions at Sultanahmet are approximately a 25-minute journey away. The hotel features 186 spacious and elegantly appointed rooms with stylish, contemporary décor and Asian accents. Guests can dine on exquisite Cantonese, Asian and Mediterranean fusion, and sushi in the two restaurants and enjoy breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea in the sophisticated lobby lounge. There is also a lavish in-house spa, two ballrooms and nine function rooms, all for a wonderful stay in Istanbul.