A beacon above the Bosphorus, Raffles' newest hotel is a timeless fusion of inspired architecture, ravishing luxury, gastronomical innovation, and serious cultural chic: an oasis of cool overlooking the most colorful and exciting city on earth. Here adventurers look out across ancient architectures. Here the crossroads of ancient civilizations meet at the intersection of Istanbul’s best connections. Raffles Istanbul sits at the intersection of the city's most important arteries, connected to the Bazaars of old and linked to the new retail experience of the Zorlu Center. Contemporary design provides a sumptuous, world class space. Restaurants and bars bring the very best of the world.Rooms and suites are perfectly to take advantage of the location and the panoramic views it offers across the city. They provide a magnificent and well equipped space and also include the signature Raffles butler service. Light, airy and contemporary, they showcase Istanbul at its very best. The hotel has 132 guest rooms and 49 suites.There are two signature restaurants, two bars and lounges, plus a patisserie – each offering a choice of atmosphere, cuisine and styles. The restaurants provide an experience of world class gastronomy, from contemporary Turkish to classic Mediterranean cuisine. The bars and lounges offer environments that are lively and social or calm and romantic.The Spa features male and female relaxation areas with saunas, steam rooms, Jacuzzis, experience showers and ice fountains. Our outdoor pool offers stunning panoramic views of the city and both indoor and outdoor pools are bathed in natural light. Completing our suite of facilities are a yoga and pilates studio, personal training, Technogym equipment, and 2 hair and nail salons.
Hotel Address:Location Summary
- Raffles Istanbul
- Zorlu Center
Raffles Istanbul is situated above the Bosphorus at the intersection of Istanbul's best connections, perfectly located to experience this timeless place, located at the Zorlu Center – where high fashion, performance, and art converge.
Directions to Hotel
Raffles Istanbul is 26 km away from Atatürk International Airport on the European side and 30 km away from Sabiha Gokçen International Airport on the Eastern side. It has direct connections to the public transport network (bus, subway) via Zorlu Center and the subway allows fast transfers to the airport. It is 4 km to the Bosphorus Bridge and 7 km to the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. It also offers a heated helipad and car parking.
Banquets & Meetings
The Ballroom is 1200 square meters and able to accommodate 900 guests in a banquet style and 1200 for a reception.
There are seven private meeting rooms and one boardroom. Outdoor event facilities.
Fine Dining on Site
Roca serves contemporary Turkish cuisine, plus a menu of carefully selected wines. Arola by the Michelin-starred chef Sergi Arola. The cuisine will capture guests’ palates with a menu based on Sergi’s philosophy of creative tapas style plates, a balance between the modern and the traditional, that are ideal for sharing.
Yoga and pilates studio, personal training, Technogym equipment, and 2 hair and nail salons.
The outdoor pool offers stunning panoramic views of the city and both indoor and outdoor pools are bathed in natural light.
The Spa features separate relaxation areas with saunas, steam rooms, Jacuzzis, experience showers, and ice fountains.Three Turkish Hammams, and two Couples Suites with private Jacuzzis. Yoga and pilates studio, personal training, Technogym® equipment, and 2 hair and nail salons.
Zorlu Center Shopping Mall.
Theatre & Museums
Zorlu Center Performing Arts Center.
The 15 Silhouette suites are designed to give the business and leisure traveller all the space and amenities they need. A beautifully designed bedroom and living room, as well as a walk-in closet and spacious bathroom, create a relaxing personal space. A separate working area provides the perfect environment to unwind and concentrate. They are one- bedroom suites with a separate living room, bedroom, and working area.
Guest Review Highlights
- - Banquets & Meetings
- - Business Center
- - Meeting Space
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - Fine Dining Nearby
- - Fitness Center
- - High Speed Internet
- - Pool, Indoor
- - Pool, Outdoor
- - Spa Facility
- - Dining
- - Shopping
- - Theatre & Museums
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