Ciragan Palace Kempinski is situated on the European shores of the Bosphorus in a very convenient location between the districts of Besiktas and Ortakoy,a 45 minute drive from the airport. Within close walking distance of the Hotel is the harbourside district of Ortakoy,a fascinating area full of seafood restaurants,specialty antique,ceramic and jewellery shops. On the weekends there's a colourful street market with a fine selection of Turkish handcrafts in a delightful setting beside the famed Ortakoy Mosque. Close to this area are some of Istanbul's most famous open-air restaurants and nightclubs. From Besiktas you can take a ferry boat ride and enjoy the historical sights of the Bosphorus,one of the busiest waterways in the world. From the Ciragan Palace it is a short taxi ride to Akmerkez, an award winning shopping complex where you will find all the world renowned brand names. Included in nearby attractions is the area of Taksim a well known entertainment district of cinemas,restaurants and nightclubs.Hotel - Once the residence of the last Ottoman Sultans, the Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is the only hotel situated directly on the European shores of the Bosphorus. As the first member of the Leading Hotels of the World in Turkey, The Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is actually two hotels: the restored Sultan's Palace itself and a grand deluxe hotel featuring five star luxury. Enjoy the privilege of our private grounds with royal gardens, seaside promenade and panoramic views, a perfect oasis in the center of the city. Our award winning culinary team will enliven your senses in any one of the half dozen signature restaurants. ( Laledan; Fish Restaurant - Tugra; Modern Turkish and classical Ottoman cuisine and more.) Newly renovated guest accomodation and well appointed palace suites ensure the utmost in both luxury and comfort. Airport transfer service by our private fleet whether by limousine, helicopter, or motor yacht allows you to begin your Ciragan experience the moment you step into this majestic city..Hotel Location
Important place or monument close to the hotel: Situated downtown. Nearest airport: Ataturk Apt - 25km..Hotel Room
The tastefully decorated, comfortable rooms come with a bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, a radio, Internet access, a minibar, a fridge, carpeting, air conditioning, central heating and a hire safe..Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul Hotel Area
This charming luxury hotel is located on a slight incline in the Besiktas district of the town and enjoys fabulous views out over the Bosporus. Domabahce palace is located in the vicinity and shopping and entertainment venues are to found between 2 km and 5 km away. Links to the public transport network lie in front of the hotel and transfer to the airport takes about 1 hour..