The W Istanbul hosts its guests within the history of the city. A portion of the Akaretler Row Houses, built in 1875, have been converted into luxury rooms that are for guests. Having been built by the order of the sultan of the time, the Akaretler Row Houses have a history of being grandiose and for only the elite; they used to be an extension of the sultan’s palace in fact. They have since been modernized to suit modern standards of refinement and lavishness. The location of these was carefully selected as to provide easy access to the best that Istanbul has to offer. This all makes up W Istanbul, which is perfectly situated for full immersion into Istanbul and its culture.
B&G Wellness, Fit Gym The W Istanbul’s fitness and wellness facilities are dedicated to the reenergizing the guests of the hotel. Through these channels guests can maintain and improve upon their usual workout routines and take time to have spa treatments. These take form in both the expected and unorthodox methods. A turkish bath or facials, for example, are paired with pilates classes to create a complete release of mind, body, and soul. These regimens are designed to be well rounded in their nature and effects.
With the location of W Istanbul being so central within the city of Istanbul, there are numerous dining options available to guests. These are within walking distance and offer a wide variety of cuisines. The hotel does offer 24-hour room service and the W Lounge. The lounge is a casual setting that is ideal for day and night socializing. It serves eclectic cocktails and international cuisine and often hosts musical entertainment. W Istanbul is the perfect venue for relaxation and exploration into historic and contemporary Istanbul.