Overlooking the Bosphorus strait, The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul Commands a prominent location in the prestigious Dolmabahce district. The modern five star hotel is within 15 minutes of iconic attractions such as the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, and the Grand Bazaar and a mere 25-minute stroll to the historical yet vibrant areas of Galata and Beyoğlu.
Each of the 243 elegantly furnished guest rooms and suites at the Ritz-Carlton feature Ottoman-style décor and luxury furniture including a plush armchair in the seating area as well as ornate chest of drawers. The en-suite marble bathrooms come with a separate rainforest shower, soaking bathtub and Asprey bath amenities. Fresh coffee is available from the in-room Nespresso machines along with complimentary daily newspapers and Bosphorus views.
The hotel's Bleu Lounge & Grill serves a Mediterranean inspired menu including a selection of mezze, tender steaks and fresh fish, paired with a view of the Bosphorus and extensive cocktail list. Guests can also enjoy live music and a DJ set five nights a week. In the lobby, Atelier Lounge serves snacks and drinks all day, offering bite-sized, Mediterranean-inspired, upscale contemporary Turkish cuisine, complemented by ambient music and soft lighting.
The hotel has also introduced an alfresco Sunday roast brunch with a view, from the Winter Garden terrace, making it a relaxing spot to while away a lazy day.
The spa features eight treatment rooms, a hamam suite for couples, and an authentic Turkish hamam and indoor swimming pool.