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Rooms and Suites at Shangri La Bosphorus Istanbul

From 420 USD
Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room ( 538ft2 )

The Deluxe Rooms, located on levels 1 through 5, offer a luxurious experience. These rooms provide a view of the inner atrium, adorned with gentle

From 468 USD
Deluxe City View Room

Deluxe City View Room ( 452ft2 - 646ft2 )

The Deluxe City View Room offers alluring comfort with unforgettable city views. Situated on levels 1 through 5, these rooms boast lavish furnishings and spacious

From 661 USD
Deluxe Bosphorus View Room

Deluxe Bosphorus View Room ( 452ft2 - 646ft2 )

The Deluxe Bosphorus View Room offers a modern ambiance and breathtaking views. Situated on levels 1 through 4, these rooms boast contemporary decor and floor-to-ceiling

From 1,081 USD
Premier Bosphorus View Room

Premier Bosphorus View Room ( 452ft2 - 646ft2 )

The Premier Bosphorus View Room is a peaceful retreat with breathtaking views. Situated on levels 1 through 4, these rooms feature calming colors, luxurious fabrics,

From 1,261 USD
Terrace Bosphorus Room

Terrace Bosphorus Room ( 452ft2 - 646ft2 )

The Terrace Bosphorus Room offers magnificent views and luxurious interiors. It is situated on level 5 and has a private terrace that provides partial views

From 1,381 USD
Executive Suite

Executive Suite ( 861ft2 )

The Executive Suites, located on levels 1 through 4, offer a spacious and peaceful retreat. With generous space and stunning views of the Bosphorus Strait,

From 1,562 USD
Terrace Junior Suite

Terrace Junior Suite ( 452ft2 - 646ft2 )

The Terrace Junior Suite offers magnificent views and luxurious interiors. Situated on level 5, it boasts plush furnishings that ensure a soothing experience. Guests can

From 1,742 USD
Executive Bosphorus Suite

Executive Bosphorus Suite ( 1076ft2 )

The Executive Bosphorus Suite is a spacious and luxurious haven on level 5. It offers breathtaking scenic views from two private terraces, one facing the

From 1,982 USD
Bosphorus Duplex Suite

Bosphorus Duplex Suite ( 915ft2 - 1184ft2 )

The Bosphorus Duplex Suite offers breathtaking luxury and captivating views. Spread across two levels, this suite provides a unique experience. On the upper floor, you'll

From 3,634 USD
Barbaros Suite

Barbaros Suite ( 1938ft2 )

The Barbaros Suite is a luxurious and spacious accommodation on the 6th floor. It offers breathtaking views and a neoclassical ambiance adorned with elegant Chinoiserie

From 4,324 USD
Deluxe Bosphorus Suite

Deluxe Bosphorus Suite ( 1184ft2 )

The Deluxe Bosphorus Suite offers breathtaking panoramic views of the majestic Bosphorus Strait from its location on the corners of the 3rd and 4th floors.

From 24,024 USD
2 Bedroom Shangri La Suite

2 Bedroom Shangri La Suite ( 3940ft2 )

The 2 Bedroom Shangri La Suite is the ultimate in luxurious accommodations. Located on the hotel's top floor, it combines Ottoman elegance with Asian design.

Shangri La Bosphorus Istanbul

The Shangri La Bosphorus Istanbul is one of Turkey's most elegant luxury hotels. It is an ultimate blend of modern and traditional facilities, with soft lighting and a contemporary facade perfectly balancing Turkey's rich culture and history.

History

The Shangri La Bosphorus was named after the mystical location Shangri La as described in James Hilton's famous fantasy novel Lost Horizon. The hotel is located at a former tobacco warehouse site in the 1930s. It is a historic building that served as one of Turkey's first major industrial structures. It later turned into the 5-star luxury Shangri La Hotel in 2005.

Location

The hotel is at a significant location overlooking the Bosphorus Strait. It sits in the middle of the economic and entertainment hub of Besiktas, with most restaurants, cafes, and museums just a few minutes walk away. In addition, the hotel gives you a great view of the Bosphorus bridge, which connects Europe and Asia.

The hotel is notable, providing its guests with a peaceful environment overlooking the Bosphorus River. It was also just a mere 20-minute drive away from famous tourist attractions. These include the Hagia Sophia Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, and the Dolmabahce Palace.

Rooms and Suites

The Shangri La Bosphorus houses 186 rooms. These include 17 suites that offer various views, including the hotel's atrium, the city, and the Bosphorus River (Bosphorus view). Besides, these suites overlook the intricate French balconies of the hotel rooms. The prices also vary depending on the view and amenities provided along with the room.

A standard room has a king-sized bed, a work table and chair, and free WiFi. It also has a 40-inch flat-screen TV with in-house movie channels and a Nespresso machine.

Their Premier Bosphorus room is 450-650 square feet of total luxury. It offers sweeping floor-to-ceiling views of the Bosphorus strait, complete with marble bathrooms. The bathrooms have premium Bvlgari toiletries, heated floors, rain showers, and deep tubs. There is also an in-built 19-inch flat-screen TV in the bathroom mirror.

Moreover, the deluxe room is the most affordable and popular room type, with its private balconies overlooking the atrium. It offers all the amenities of a standard room, complete with a safe and a mini-bar.

Furthermore, all rooms have a bedside copy of James Hilton's novel 'Lost Horizon,' which inspired the hotel's name Shangri La.

Culinary Experience

The Shangri La Bosphorus offers a complete culinary experience with award-winning restaurants, a casual lobby serving snacks, and a tea room.

The hotel's main restaurant Ist Too, is an all-day restaurant. It serves many dishes from Turkish to Oriental, Western, and Mediterranean. Their breakfast buffet is famous for its delectable items, offering a special lobster brunch on Sundays.

Moreover, the lobby lounge is an open-style restaurant serving drinks and light refreshments throughout the day. You can use it for business meetings and for kicking back and relaxing during your leisure time.

The tea room serves a variety of tea blends. Besides, it is in light and elegant colors, which present a feminine touch to the decor.

Furthermore, Shangri La Bosphorus's signature and award-winning restaurant are the 'Shang Palace.' They offer authentic Chinese-Cantonese cuisine made with fresh ingredients by highly skilled chefs. Additionally, Shang Palace serves the best dim sum in Istanbul. They back their reputation by doing unlimited dim sums for lunch from 12 pm to 3 pm.

Spa

The Chi Spa is the perfect place to plan an enchanting retreat during your stay at the Shangri La Bosphorus. The Chi Spa is an impressive 1,350 square meters and offers various treatments. It is inspired by the Asian rituals and philosophies of healing. At the Chi Spa, the physical therapies guarantee peace and harmony to your mind.

The spa also has herbal and organic products and hammam facilities at unique, private spa suites. The health club also offers a 15-meter-long heated indoor pool, Turkish bath, saunas, Jacuzzis, and steam rooms. This is where you can unwind in a serene and peaceful environment.

Fitness Center

Shangri La Bosphorus firmly believes in staying healthy even during your vacations. The health club has a state-of-the-art gymnasium with a wide range of equipment and modern machinery. After working out, you can choose to unwind at hot whirlpool baths in every changing room.

Additional Amenities

The Shangri La Hotels are kids friendly. Most recreational facilities, such as the heated children's pool, are also separately available for children. The dining and buffet at the Ist Too restaurant is free for kids (up to 2) under 6 years, accompanied by paying adults. Additionally, for more than two kids aged under 12 years, a 50% discount is available on the buffet.

The most professional staff handles the hotel's front desk, and their workers are always eager to assist you in whatever way they can. They are also trained professionals to help you in any health-related emergencies.

The Shangri La Bosphorus has six underground floors, which have been expertly redecorated to make space for meeting places and events and accommodate up to 1,000 people. Furthermore, the Shangri La Ballroom measuring 850 square meters, has stunning artwork and intricate chandeliers. It can hold intimate parties for up to 250 people.

Takeaway

The Shangri La Bosphorus Istanbul is a beautiful and lavish hotel close to the Waterfront. It offers fantastic views and is located just far from the crowd and tourist attractions for guests to enjoy peace and serenity.

The Sultanahmet is very far from the hotel, so you can easily access other tourist hubs. The unique location, tasty d├ęcor, room service, and extensive amenities make this resort one of Istanbul's finest hotels.

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Why we love this hotel

  • Shangri La Istanbul sits on the shores of the Bosphorus. The high ceilings with chandeliers and the elegant furnishings will impress you.
  • Shang Palace is the best Chinese dining experience in Istanbul. Chef Tony Sum creates elegant dishes, and also Peking duck is available.
  • Plan some time to visit the Chi Spa and enjoy a Hammam treatment. The massages are one of the best in town.
Rooms
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Recreation
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Charming
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Wheelchair Accessible, Connecting Rooms

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