For a weekend or a long stay, going to Istanbul is a real journey through time. This beautiful and vibrant city located on the Bosporus is vibrant and bustling.
Istanbul retains prestigious monuments that testify to the richness of its history. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul, the city with many names is modern and historic, secular and religious, calm and lively.
For an unforgettable holiday in the richest city in Turkey, we have selected the best 5 star hotels for you.
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The CVK Park Bosphorus luxury hotel is located in the heart of Istanbul, a stone’s throw from Taksim Square it is not far from the Ataturk cultural center and close to Istiklal Avenue and its art galleries, shops and restaurants.
The rooms are luxurious and spacious and feature a flat-screen TV, an electric kettle with free coffee and tea and have free Wi-Fi. Some have a hot tub and sea, city or garden views. The hotel also has suites with a terrace and they benefit in particular from a butler service.
For the meals, the Gümüssuyu restaurant of this luxury hotel offers a menu and breakfast is served buffet style. For a gourmet break, the Park Patisserie offers cakes, cookies, a special selection of truffles and many other treats. Enjoy an exceptional view of the Bosphorus while sipping a cocktail from the hotel’s rooftop terrace.
The CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul has an 8,500 m2 spa with sauna, Turkish bath, hammam and many services for a moment of relaxation and well-being. It also has two swimming pools.
2. Le Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
Located in the Sultanahmet district of central Istanbul, this 5-star hotel is also close to the Hagia Sophia Museum and the Cemberlitas Baths.
Each floor of this luxurious hotel is decorated with a precious stone color. The rooms have a minibar, air conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV, an espresso machine and an electric kettle. They have a luxurious bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries as well as slippers. Some of these rooms have a balcony with a view of the garden, the city or the Hagia Sophia.
The Sura Kebab House restaurant welcomes you for lunch and dinner. You can enjoy cuisine with Turkish flavors prepared with organic meat and vegetables from the hotel’s farm.
You can enjoy a quiet moment in front of the fireplace in the lounge area of this luxury hotel or in the garden of Café Sura. The Meze Time Hall lounge offers you delicious mezes made with Turkish dishes for free. This 5-star hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and an equipped gym.
3. The Raffles Istanbul
This 5-star hotel is located in the heart of Zorlu in Istanbul. The air-conditioned rooms of this luxurious hotel have a balcony offering a superb view of the city of Istanbul, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a minibar, an iPad and a CD player, a dining area with an electric kettle and a washing machine coffee.
They have a private bathroom with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer. The Rocca restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine with Turkish influences as well as an international buffet. Michelin-starred chef Sergi pour offers tapas-inspired menus at the Arola restaurant.
For your moments of relaxation, the luxury hotel Raffles Istanbul offers a terrace, an outdoor swimming pool and an indoor swimming pool, as well as a sauna, a Turkish bath, massage services and a gym. Free Wi-Fi throughout the premises and free parking is also offered.
4. Le Divan Istanbul
Located in the heart of Istanbul, this 5-star hotel is also close to Istiklal Street and its shops, restaurants and art galleries. The spacious and luxurious rooms are decorated with a contemporary and traditional Turkish touch. They have a flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station and a minibar.
The Divan Pub offers Turkish and international cuisine and you can enjoy Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine in the very chic restaurant, the Divan Lokanta. You can enjoy a delicious cocktail at the bar of this luxury hotel in Istanbul.
Relax at Divan Istanbul’s spa and enjoy a Turkish bath, sauna and a wide range of massages after a day of sightseeing in Istanbul.
5. Le Marma Hotel Istanbul
This 5-star hotel in Istanbul opens its doors to you on the leafy campus of Maltepe University. It has a large outdoor swimming pool to relax after visiting Istanbul.The rooms are spacious and have a minibar, a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a seating area and a private bathroom with toiletries.
The restaurant Le Téras welcomes you for your meals and offers traditional or international à la carte cuisine. You can enjoy a cocktail at the Hantili bar of this luxury hotel in Istanbul.
Enjoy a moment of well-being and relaxation at the spa center of the Marma Hotel Istanbul and enjoy a Turkish bath, a Finnish bath and a sauna.
6. Ciragan Palace
Ciragan is an impressive palace in Istanbul on the Bosphorus with a beautiful view. The Kempinski Ciragan Palace Hotel is a 5-star historic leisure property located on the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul. It is one of the best hotels in Istanbul and throughout Turkey in terms of the attractiveness of the location and the level of service.
Ciragan Palace consists of a main building in the historic part, which is an Ottoman palace from the 19th century. From the hotel’s main restaurant, Bosphorus Grill, there is a wonderful view of the Bosphorus Bridge and the Tower of Leander. Within five minutes by car, you can reach attractions such as Dolmabahce Palace.
7. Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum
The prestigious Mandarin Oriental belongs to the luxurious group of the best hotels in Turkey. It has two private beaches that provide a great rest. Guests have at their disposal stylishly furnished rooms, apartments and villas, most of them overlooking the sea and offering unforgettable views.
The hotel is separated from other centers, thanks to which it guarantees guests complete privacy and intimacy. Mandarin Oriental is a luxury hotel in Turkey friendly to families with children who have access to a wide range of attractions, and children to a well-equipped kids club.