An enchanting retreat in the Capital of Empires. The spice-scented bazaars of Istanbul have enraptured you. For long moments, you have lost yourself in the intricate patterns gracing the soaring dome of Hagia Sophia. With the morning's memories glowing in your mind, you return to the embrace of Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul. You are greeted, as always, by warm and attentive service. The feeling of enchanting hospitality continues when you open the door to your immaculate suite. Ideally located in Besiktas' financial and entertainment district, the hotel yields breathtaking views of the Bosphorus Strait. As you step onto your private terrace, you are dazzled by the Strait's deep blue waters, a living line between two continents.
The promise of a delectable lunch eventually tempts you downstairs. Tantalizing aromas lead you to Shang Palace, the culinary pride of Shangri-La. An array of traditional Cantonese delicacies, exquisitely prepared, are sweet and savory on your palate. Invigorated by the meal, you head out to explore nearby attractions. A short walk away is Dolmabahce Palace, where chandelier-accented rooms built for Ottoman sultans astonish you with their opulence. The afternoon also holds luxuries of a more modern kind at the upscale boutiques of Nisantasi.
A memorable day like this is made great by a restful ending. On your return to the hotel, you check into CHI, The Spa. The soothing hands of a skilled therapist melt away each knot in your body, leaving a sensation of deep relaxation. This blissful massage is followed by another treat you have been anticipating: a hammam, or Turkish bath. Enveloped in cleansing heat, you lie back with a sigh as wisps of steam caress you. Thoughts of your upcoming adventures entice, but for now, you're grateful to linger in this place of complete serenity. This is the sanctuary you've been seeking. This is Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul.
Rooms & Suites - Spacious rooms & suites with private terrace and Bosphorus view: 186 elegantly appointed guestrooms, including 17 spacious suites. Equipped with high-tech products, each room offers a perfect combination of comfort and modernity, featuring complimentary high-speed broadband Internet access and a flat-screen television—sumptuous marble-clad bathrooms with heated floors and Bvlgari bathroom amenities. Having one of the most beautiful scenery in the city, the suites start from 80 square meters, mostly private terraces.
Dining - ''Ist Too'' - International delights with scenic views - Ist Too boasts a truly international experience with a range of dishes, including a selection of noodles, sushi, pasta, and seafood. The restaurant also offers a colorful and diverse selection of the most exquisite Turkish delicacies, ranging from Turkish mezes and pides, traditional flatbreads filled with mouthwatering meats and kebabs to oven-baked beef mantis. A stylish atmosphere prevails throughout the restaurant, and its sophisticated dining room spills out onto a terrace that offers its own striking views across the sparkling waters of the strait. ''Shang Palace'' - The Art of Chinese Fine Dining - Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul’s award-winning, signature restaurant brings the heart of Shangri-La’s Asian heritage to life with authentic Cantonese dishes. A team of highly 6 skilled Chinese chefs create a remarkable array of dishes packed full of mouthwatering Eastern flavors. An elegant and refined setting makes this restaurant the perfect venue for both large and small gatherings with the option of intimate, private dining rooms and booths. ''Lobby Lounge'' - Meet & unwind in style - The grand and elegant Lobby Lounge is a pleasant place to meet for drinks or light refreshments, both for business and leisure. A tea room, styled with feminine touches, serves premium tea blends. Delightful savories and pastries are also available.
Luxury Spa Experience - The first in Europe, CHI, introduces the new ritual of care to its guests. Inspired by traditional Asian healing philosophies, all treatments are perfectly blended with the sense of place touches from different regions of Anatolia and based upon the principles of restoring balance and harmony to the mind and body. CHI, The Spa has 8 of the most indulgent private spa suites in Istanbul, complete with hammam facilities and organic products. A fully equipped health club with a heated indoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, and steam rooms are also available.
Children's meal plan for guests staying at the hotel - Children of registered hotel guests under the age of 6 can enjoy *buffet meals at no extra cost in the All Day Dining venue when accompanied by a paying adult; up to 2 children. For more than 2 children under the age of 6 or 6 years and above but under 12, a 50% discount on the buffet price will be given. *Buffet is subject to availability.