Old World Glamour
Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, opens in May 2013.
One of the world's great cities, Istanbul is the only metropolis in the world spread over two continents, famous for its historical monuments and scenic beauty. The energetic, innovative and fashionable destination is also home to a plethora of galleries.
Adding to the city’s charms is Istanbul’s newest luxury hotel, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, opening in May 2013. Its 169 spacious rooms and 17 beautifully appointed suites feature unobstructed views, luxurious bath amenities from Bulgari, Nespresso coffee machines and heated bathroom floors, some even boasting private terraces.
The hotel also features a state-of-the-art health club; heated indoor pool and CHI, The Spa with 8 spa suites and couples’ treatment rooms with traditional Turkish baths. It is also the only luxury hotel in Istanbul to have an authentic Chinese Cantonese restaurant – the famous Shang Palace.
Situated near the famous Dolmabahce Palace and Maritime Museum, the hotel is minute’s away from the Old City of Istanbul and important historic buildings including the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. The city has a wealth of archaeological monuments and a vibrant local culture of tea gardens, taverns and markets, such as the Spice Bazaar and Grand Bazaar.