Placed high above the city, Raffles Istanbul offers amazing views above the Bosphorus as well the expected high level of luxury. The building’s modern architecture is complemented by a range of contemporary art pieces. It is also the best-placed hotel for some destination shopping as it is attached to the luxury Zorlu Center, a modern bazaar full of upscale fashion brands.
The hotel has numerous bars and restaurants ranging from casual dining to world-class gastronomy. The Rocca Restaurant, serving Mediterranean classics, falls into the latter category while the Lavinia Lounge offers a stunning space to take afternoon tea.
The expansive spa has a range of local traditional treatments and features male and female relaxation areas and an outdoor pool with stunning panoramic views of the city.
Top Suite: The Raffles Suite
One of the largest suites in the city, the Raffles Suite is a stunning, spacious home filled with natural light. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer unobstructed panoramic views across the city, which can be taken in from the private terrace.
There are designated spaces for entertaining, dining, dressing exercising as well as two large bedrooms. Guests also benefit from additional services such as helicopter transfers to and from the airport, a private yacht tour and in-room treatments and dining.