This has got to be one of the coolest places to bunk down for a night: on the banks of the Bosphorus in Istanbul. Housed in a former Pasha's mansion dating from the 18th century, the Hotel Les Ottomans has postcard-perfect views over one of the most famous waterways in the world. Inside you'll find posh interiors (yup, Paris Hilton stayed here) and a Caudalie Vinothérapie spa that's positively decadent. This elegant hotel also has a pool overlooking the Bosphorus, and yachts both for leisure sails and practical transfers to other parts of the sprawling city of Istanbul.
Created from a century-old neoclassic Turkish prison in the core of this fabled city - steps from the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. Just 65 guest rooms and suites frame an open courtyard, for an atmosphere of personal attention... more >>
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, once the residence of the last Ottoman Sultans, has been restored to its former glory and is the only luxury hotel on the European shores of the Bosphorus. It offers the perfect combination of... more >>
Five star ambiance in the heart of the Ottoman's capital city, InterContinental Istanbul is the ideal base for exploring endless historic sites, museums, restaurants, clubs, and shops. Located in Taksim with stunning views of the... more >>