Raffles Istanbul
 Zorlu Center, Besiktas     +90 (212) 924 02 00
OverviewRooms & SuitesRestaurants & DiningSpa & WellnessMeeting & Social EventsLocation & Direction
The focus of Istanbul is changing and a new district is emerging. Contemporary, world class, luxurious, diverse; connected to its heritage and to the world. At its heart is Raffles Istanbul.

A beacon rising above the ancient metropolis and looking towards the Bosphorus. A new landmark on the skyline. An oasis welcoming the well travelled to this most timeless of cities.

Raffles Istanbul rooms are designed for the modern traveller, but also to take advantage of our location and the views across the city. Light, airy and contemporary, they showcase Istanbul at its very best.

Spacious rooms
All 136 guest rooms and 49 suites are spacious and well equipped. All have floor to ceiling windows offering exquisite panoramic views, many looking down towards the Bosphorus. All have a private balcony, letting guests fully take in the magic of the city.

Extensive facilities
Every room and suite is equipped with state of the art facilities. An inroom tablet controls lighting, air conditioning and curtains, and also gives access to newspapers and in-room dining. A multi-media panel controls your entertainment and each bathroom features a television. A butler is on hand 24 hours a day to personally assist every guest.

Room features
136 guest rooms – from 62 m2, 49 suites – up to 416 m2, Floor to ceiling windows, Private balconies, Multimedia panel and in-room tablet, Bathroom with television, 24 hour butler service, Tea & coffee facilities, Laptop size room safe, Complimentary Wi-Fi.

Raffles Istanbul has two restaurants, three bars and lounges offering a choice of atmosphere, cuisine and styles. Our restaurants provide an experience of world class gastronomy, from Turkish contemporary cuisine to international menus.

Bars and lounges offer environments that are lively and social or calm and romantic. Drinks are served with true Turkish hospitality, whatever the occasion and whatever the mood, our guests can find the perfect setting.

2 Restaurants;
• Rocca – modern Turkish cuisine
• Arola – Michelin-starred Chef Sergi Arola offers a menu based on
creative Catalan cuisine that is ideal for sharing

3 Bars;
• Writers Bar – a sophisticated oasis
• Long Bar – lively and energetic
• Lounge 6 – a lively and vibrant terrace with a view of the city (summer season only)

Embracing the philosophy of living well, our sublime spa enriches and renews the body, mind and soul. It includes a choice of pools, saunas, steam rooms and Hamams. Seven treatment rooms and two VIP spa suites provide privacy for personal treatments. The fitness centre and gym are supported by a personal trainer.

Spa & fitness facilities
17 m indoor pool,16 m outdoor pool with panoramic views, Kids pool, Vitality pool, 2 VIP spa suites, 7 treatment rooms (and couples treatment room), 2 Vichy showers, 4 saunas, 4 steam rooms, 2 jacuzzis, 3 Hamams, 3 relaxation rooms, Fitness centre & gym studios, Katre Lounge – the Party Hamam

Raffles Istanbul is the perfect venue for weddings, events and meetings of all kinds and all styles. From our Raffles Ballroom that accommodates 1,200 people, to our elegant boardroom that seats 10, we have a space that will suit every need and make every occasion a memorable one.

Each is equipped with the best facilities – including the latest audiovisual devices – each is supported by a dedicated team that ensures everything runs smoothly.

Raffles Istanbul is 26 km away from Atatürk International Airport on the European side and 30 km away from Sabiha Gökçen International Airport on the Eastern side. It has direct connections to the public transport network (bus, subway) 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.