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The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2013

You get what you would expect from this chain at this Istanbul hotel. Very nice rooms, and restaurants - great central location with great views. Very attentive staff. Not the cheapest place by any stretch of the imagination but very Ritz-Carlton.

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Budapest
Reviewed 13 November 2013

The hotel is 5-5mins walk away from Taksim square or Kabatas. Room was really spacious, telly was about 30 inches wide.The spa is excellent as well as the gym. Breakfast was also delicious, and the view of Bosporus while starting a day is just priceless.

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Exmore, Virginia
Reviewed 13 November 2013

The RC Istanbul is as close to the perfect hotel as one might imagine. Situated on a hill overlookig the Bosphorus public rooms have a marvelous view. And after 15 hours of travel you want a quiet, comfortable (and clean) room. The RC delivers on all counts with a great bed, comfy linens, a bathroom suited to adults and a...

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MD
Reviewed 13 November 2013

This hotel is fabulous! My husband and I stayed here as part of an Oceania pre-cruise tour of Istanbul and Cappadocia. The hotel was very nice, our suite on the 4th floor very luxurious, the staff was exceptional. We don't usually stay at this type of hotel, often preferring B and B's, Inns and small hotels. No complaints here. Our...

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Rothesay, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2013

How many times to you get to stare from your hotel window in Europe and have a view of Asia, across the Bosphorus? We stayed for 3 nights - had a gorgeous and very spacious room with a view that couldn't be beat. I celebrated my birthday on one of the nights - not only was there a birthday cake...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2013

A very good Ritz but does not stand out compared to other Ritz properties we have visited. The view of the Bosphorus was spectacular. The service was very good and our room was quiet. They left a letter on our bed stating there was a concert and the noise may be loud but we heard nothing. Concierge service was excellent....

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 October 2013

As always, it was a great stay. Sadly, I was only in town for less than 8 hours though. Arrived and whisked up to the Club Lounge to checkin. Was upgraded from a city view room to a full suite! Personally I find the extra money spent to have a room on the Club level is worth it - the...

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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Reviewed 28 October 2013

For 10 days (oct. 06-10 & oct. 19-26 , 2013) I stayed in it for and i'll back againe.. because of the presence of a team working there ? was'nt my optional .. really its a luxury hotel but there is no something unexpected! ..Its location at slope place .. I sat suffer 3 nights of bad sleep due to...

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Mannheim, Germany
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Stayed in the hotel for about a month. At checking I asked for a nice room since I stay for a month and actually got the best room (as mentioned by frontdesk and bellboy) just to find out it was the "broom"chamber. Small room with a good view to the pool - but that was it. The location is not...

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Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 24 October 2013

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel was booked in conjunction with a cruise. We stayed three nights in a Club Front Bosphorus View room with access to their executive lounge. The service was first rate starting with check in, lounge and room service. We did not eat in their restaurants or bar; but did have breakfast and snacks in the executive lounge. Also,...

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Staying in Besiktas

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Besiktas
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul is an authentic luxury hotel offering breathtaking Bosphorus views for its high-end business and leisure guests, continuously providing genuine care and unique service delivered by its empowered Ladies and Gentlemen. Guests enjoy their stay in one of the 243 guest rooms, ranging from 38-sqm park view rooms to 64-sqm suites with panoramas of the Bosphorus or the city of Istanbul, offering a wide array of amenities as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. Located in the heart of the city overlooking the Bosphorus, The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul is just 15 minutes from the famous historical old town attractions of Sultanahmet, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar. The vibrant nightlife districts of Beyoğlu and Karaköy as well as the famous Galata Tower are a 25-minute stroll from the hotel. Istanbul's sophisticated shopping neighborhood of Nişantaşi is located within walking distance from the hotel, while the luxurious shopping centers of Zorlu Center and İstinye Park can be reached in less than 30 minutes. Guests at 'Bleu Lounge' can enjoy Bosphorus views alongside Mediterranean inspired snacks and innovative signature lab-cocktails in imaginative laboratory glasses. As the night continues, vibrant live musicians start their performance, performing the latest hits and raising the tempo to suit guests' mood and the night's feeling. With sunshine warming the city of Istanbul, the venue's retractable glass roof slides back, opening up 'Bleu Lounge' to delicious cool air. At The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, the passionate pursuit of simple delicious food has been elevated to a fine art form at the hotel's new restaurant, 'Atelier Real Food'. Guests are welcomed by glittering views of the Bosphorus while the open kitchen entices with its French Rotisserie. Here, all dishes use fresh local seasonal ingredients and culinary excellence is celebrated by delicious 'farm-to-table' flavors created uniquely in the chefs' 'atelier'. The restaurant enjoys an indulgent winter garden terrace 'Atelier Terrace' for social celebrations and lovers of alfresco dining, as well as a private chef's table for those seeking dining exclusivity and a showcase cellar with 150 local and international wines. The lobby lounge 'Atelier Lounge' is a specially designed place to meet, eat and drink, offering Mediterranean-inspired Turkish dishes, along with breathtaking Bosphorus views. The spacious 'Club Lounge', reserved for 'Club Level' guests, provides complimentary culinary presentations throughout the day and a comfortable space to unwind with colleagues, friends or family, with a dedicated Concierge to attend to guests' every need. The views are extraordinary, of the Bosphorus and the timeless city of Istanbul. Two Smart Fortwo cars are also exclusively at the disposal of 'Club Level' guests offering a uniquely stylish way for urban explorers to enjoy the city or for corporate guests to get to their next appointment. The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers eight treatment rooms, a unique 17-metre indoor pool and authentic Turkish Hammam, spread over an area of 1,500 sqm. It also features a unique 'Couples Hammam Suite' which enables its guests to share an authentic memory of Turkey. The hotel also boasts the first 'Open Air Spa' terrace in the city with three contemporary Jacuzzis, a stylish sleek sunbathing terrace, two massage rooms and a pool. More than 2,403 square meters of meeting and conference space, highlighted by a magnificent Bosphorus view, are available for memorable events. Superb catering and entertainment services, high-speed Internet access in all meeting rooms and public areas, plus state-of-the-art audio-visual services and technicians all combine for our guest requirements. The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul was recognized 'Best Luxury Hotel Turkey, 2014' by Business Destinations Travel Awards and 'Central Eastern Europe's Best Employer of The Year 2013' by Aon Hewitt as well as 'Best International Business Hotel' 2009 and was recently recognized as one of the 'Best International Overseas Business Hotels' 2015 by Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul

Address: Suzer Plaza, Askerocagi Caddesi, No:6 | Elmadag/Sisli, Istanbul 34367, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Besiktas
Price Range: ₹ 7,987 - ₹ 20,957 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul 5*
Number of rooms: 243
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Also Known As:
The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul Hotel Istanbul
Istanbul Ritz Carlton
Ritz Istanbul
Ritz-Carlton Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#22 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#34 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#47 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#55 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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