Dubai, UAE - Set against breathtaking Bosphorus views, the rooms, suites, conference halls and ballroom at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul have completed renovations, boasting a redesign inspired by the shapes and colors of historic Istanbul itself. The new design and aesthetic of The Ritz Carlton, Istanbul evokes Turkish heritage and the county’s rich history, combines it with the modern approaches of luxury service and technology.
The rooms and suites are decorated with impressive and authentic local motifs, creating a contemporary impression. The world-renowned Portuguese architect Patricia Pina completed the interior design of the rooms and suites, while the ballrooms were redone by the famous Turkish architect Hakan Yürüoğlu. Hotel guests are encouraged to experience and enjoy the country’s history while taking advantage of the advanced comfort, pure luxury and the legendary service which has become synonymous with Ritz-Carlton during their stay in Istanbul.
“We have renovated our hotel to reflect the rich history of Istanbul and connect it with the rich Middle Eastern traditions. Our refined service standards were combined with the authentic flavors to create memorable luxury experience for our guests by delivering a sense of genuine and warm hospitality. Either for a short stay or for a long vacation, The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul is the hotel of choice” The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul General Manager Nicolas Kipper says. Walking distance from the upscale shopping district Located at the center of Istanbul, in the prestigious Dolmabahçe Palace area, The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul is within walking distance of the city’s cultural attractions. The vibrant nightlife of Taksim and Karaköy, as well as the famous Galata Tower, are only a 15-minute stroll from the hotel, while Istanbul’s upscale shopping district Nişantaşı is a stone’s throw away. The hotel concierge provides guests with a variety of services including
transportation to the nearby hot-spots in luxurious electrical cars, even offering a self-driving experience.
More connecting rooms for privacy
The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul now features 243 renovated guest rooms, including 23 suites and 57 Club rooms featuring all amenities of luxury and comfort. A greater number of connecting rooms give privacy for larger families, while corridors have also been redesigned to provide a ‘small flat’ feeling. Additionally, 2 top luxury suites embody the essence of the city, bridging the gap between the desire for exploration and relaxation, with thoughtful touches that indulge guests’ penchant for finer things.
Traditional Middle Eastern cuisine to international flavors
The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul’s elegant restaurant Atelier Real Food offers a very rich brunch menu on Sundays. Its menu features international fare along with traditional Middle Eastern cuisine, promising flavors that suit every taste. Live music plays during brunch, with the melodic piano accompanying the service. The hotel does not forget about its younger guests either. A special area full of games and surprise gifts for little children is also available on Sundays.
Last but not least, another time-honored tradition of Middle East comes to life at the beautiful venues of The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul. In the Bleu Lounge, a magnificent glass venue overlooking the Bosphorus, shisha service continues during the day.