Centrally located in the Taksim District, InterContinental Istanbul is the ideal base from which to explore this Ottoman capital city's endless historic sites, museums, restaurants, clubs and shops. Commanding stunning views of the Bosphorus, Taksim, Skyline of Istanbul and the Blue Mosque, the hotel is also a short walk from Dolmabahce Palace and Lütfi Kırdar Congress Hall.
Guest rooms are spacious and functional with all modern amenities of a business hotel. Over 200 rooms enjoy waterfront views, other views are of historic Istanbul. The Ottoman influence can be seen throughout the rooms, from the artwork that adorns the walls to the bedding patterns.
A huge selection of bars and in house dining options await guests for every occasion, from the formal, to relaxed outdoor dining and views. The award winning Safran restaurant serves exemplery Ottoman cuisine with live classical Turkish music and panoramic views from the covered terrace. City Lights Restaurant & Bar specialises in exquisite wines, personalized cocktails and an a la carte menu. With something to appeal to everyone, Veranda Restaurant & Lounge, with its large outdoor garden and water feature, extensive wine cellar, fireplace and relaxed setting, is a perfect location at any time of day or night. There is also a number of lounges serving snacks and pastries throughout the day at different locations throughout the hotel.
The well serviced SPA InterContinental offers extenisve facilities including a sauna, Turkish Hamam, massage and relaxation Center and cardio and fitness facilities. An outdoor swimming pool and poolside bar are also welcome additions during summer months. With so many views, dishes, and services, this hotel is a watering hole for those who are lean toward the luxurious and exclusive.