Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul
Kempinski hotels are synonymous with luxury and quality. Re-opened as a hotel in 2007 Ciragan Palace Kempinski combined architectural grandeur and design with timeless elegance and comfort.
Set within the walls of Sultan Abdulaziz’s 19th century Ottoman Palace, rooms and suites are lavish in style with balcony views of the Bosphorus, where you can watch the sun set over the old city and the Maiden’s Tower.
The regal ambience is reminiscent of the sultans’ era, with its vaulted ceilings, elegant antiques and luxurious textiles appealing to the numerous royals and heads of state that have frequented the grand suites. Ciragan Palace has 11 guests suites, including the US$15,332 per night Sultan’s Suite, listed as one of the world’s most expensive hotel suites.
Ciragan Palace Kempinski, with its infinity pool and luxury spa and wellness centre is a perfect destination for a relaxing break. Indulge in a massage in a private cabana by the poolside, or enjoy a traditional Turkish bath before returning to the soothing ambience of your room with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Yildiz Park, a former hunting forest for the sultans.