Located at Zorlu Center, “the” hub for luxury shopping, the neighbourhood for best restaurants and entertainment downtown, Raffles Istanbul is the epicentre for “Istanbulites” and well-travelled guests for comfort, exclusivity and a true five star luxury hotel experience.
Rising above the most desirable vantage point in Istanbul, the hotel is appreciated for providing stunning Bosphorus views, some of the largest rooms and suites in Turkey.
Every element of the 5 star Istanbul hotel has been carefully considered with Raffles Butlers providing an unparalleled level of luxury and service. Raffles Spa, one of the largest in the city, offers everything from Turkish baths to Eastern massages for the ultimate rest and rejuvenation experience.
With its numerous bars and restaurants, the hotel offers a variety of choices from casual dining to world-class gastronomy such as Arola Restaurant by the Michelin-starred chef Sergi Arola, world’s first Raffles Patisserie and the legendary Long Bar with its lively and energetic atmosphere.
The suites and rooms are perfect for taking advantage of the location and the panoramic views it offers across the city. They provide a magnificent and well equipped space and also include the signature Raffles butler service. Light, airy and contemporary, they showcase Istanbul at its very best.
Suites and rooms at Raffles Istanbul feature a designed inspired by an idea termed ‘The Dream of Istanbul’. The backdrop of every bed is a custom mural that depicts the “dream” derived from a combination of iconic landmarks like Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Ethereal blues and greens anchor the dreamy palette, as do hand-woven Turkish carpets on elegant hardwood floors. Every room has a huge balcony, for wonderful panoramic views of the city and the Prince Islands.
The hotel has 136 guest rooms and 49 suites.
Imagine a revitalising oasis, right in the heart of Istanbul. Experience local traditional treatments in the 3 Turkish Hamams, enjoy the privacy of one of the 2 Couples Suites, or retreat to one of the 7 luxuriously appointed treatment rooms. With 3000 square metres of spa and wellness facilities, there is plenty of space to indulge.
The Spa features male and female relaxation areas with saunas, steam rooms, jacuzzis, experience showers and ice fountains. The 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.