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Istanbul, Raffles

Istanbul, Turkey



A beacon above the Bosphorus, Raffles' newest hotel is a timeless fusion of inspired architecture, ravishing luxury, gastronomical innovation and serious cultural chic: an oasis of cool overlooking the most colourful and exciting city on earth. Here adventurers look out across ancient architectures. Here the crossroads of ancient civilisations meet at the intersection of Istanbul’s best connections. Here travelers of all types find their spiritual home and leave rested, relaxed and revitalised. Invoking the timeless spirit of Raffles - intrepid, cosmopolitan and inspired - yet filled with the sights, sounds and tastes of modern day Istanbul, this is a place like no other on earth; vibrant, vital, and breathtakingly beautiful.



Rising above this ancient and bustling metropolis. An oasis of calm and cool. A stunning vantage point for all that is Istanbul. Discretely positioned in the stunning Zorlu Center, Raffles' newest destination mixes natural elements with angular architecture in a sublime combination of ancient and modern. Here you will find incomparable style, the world's most desirable luxury brands, and a unique sense of theatre. Raffles Istanbul is a welcoming oasis for travelers and adventurers, writers and lovers, poets and performers. This timeless, vibrant, magical, miracle of a place has made itself instantly at home right at the heart of the new Istanbul.


Taking full advantage of its hillside position Raffles Istanbul has been built with furnished private terraces and balconies through its 132 guestrooms and 49 suites, each of which is illuminated by day via natural sunlight thanks to floor to ceiling windows. Spread throughout the hotel, specially-commissioned artworks by contemporary Turkish artists provide a modern flavor of the city, whilst giving a nod to its rich artitic heritage. Guests can expect to discover a mixture of objets trouvés, tactile sculptures, and artworks interpreting classic Turkish patterns, as well as pieces inspired by the beauty of Byzantine jewels.


With 3000 square metres of spa and wellness facilities, there is plenty of space to indulge. Spa features male and female relaxation areas with saunas, steam rooms, jacuzzis, experience showers and ice fountains. Outdoor pool offers stunning panoramic views of the city and both indoor and outdoor pools are bathed in natural light. Completing the suite of facilities are a yoga and pilates studio, personal training, Technogym® equipment, and 2 hair and nail salons. Michelin-starred Spanish chef Sergi Arola leads his self-tilted Arola restaurant serving social Catalan food designed to be shared, while Rocca provides a mixture of Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine.


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