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Ciragan Palace Kempinski

Ciragan Caddesi No. 32 Besiktas, Istanbul 34349, Turkey
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  • Swimming Pool
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  • 61%
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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski
    Fikret Akin
    4 Feb 20, 2014

    ssaasas

    Recommended for:Art & Design LoversBusiness TravelersFamily Travelers
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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski Pro 2014
    Lauren Baker
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    5 Sep 16, 2013

    You can barely tell that this is a hotel now, and not a palace any longer. Amazing location right on the water and close to historic tourist sights.

    Recommended for:Art & Design LoversHistory BuffsLocal CultureLuxury Travelers
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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski
    Elan Noelle
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    5 Oct 23, 2013

    This is not a hotel, it is a resort, and once you are here, there is really no reason to leave the “palace” walls. Unless, of course, you want to see Istanbul. It is actually attached to a real palace – which has a restaurant, conference rooms, and palace suites (I really wanted to see one of those!). Given the “palace” theme, the hotel’s opulence is not surprising, but it is certainly enjoyable. As far as amenities go, you name it, they’ve got it in spades. Everything - a children’s playroom, and outdoor infinity pool, an indoor pool and jacuzzi, a hamam, an outdoor hookah lounge, a patio restaurant and a variety of shops. The room was luxurious, and the view of the Bosphorus from the balcony added to the experience. Basically, everything at this hotel is about quality and excellence, and they have mastered both.

    Recommended for:Family TravelersLuxury Travelers
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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski
    Kimberly Fisher
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    5 Apr 22, 2013

    One of the BEST hotels I have EVER stayed at in the world! Absolutely gorgeous, right on the water, and perfect service.

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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski
    Mimi Woodbridge
    5 Dec 28, 2012

    A beautiful hotel of the first rank with impeccable service. We had a delicious lunch on the terrace overlooking the Bosporus.

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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski
    Ceylan Menemenli
    5 Dec 18, 2012

    It is a palace converted to a 5 star hotel by Kempinski group... It is seriously high level and one of the signature hotels of Istanbul...

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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski
    Chris Evans
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    4 Sep 05, 2012

    The last Sultan's abode over-looking the Bosphorous is one of the world's great 5* hotels. If you want to feel like royalty then this is the place to be.

    As you would expect the service is great, the swimming pool awesome and the restaurants and bars world-class.

    Make sure you check out Q Jazz Club on the ground floor, they have a different array of international jazz acts on every night. Be warned though, it's not an early night and Istanbul likes to party until the wee hours. If you're feeling the effects then try their tripe soup as a pick-me-up. YUM!

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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski
    bali
    5 Aug 15, 2012

    Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is great place 2 go i was there 15 years ago it was great :)))))

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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski
    Caitlin Miles
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    The Ciragan Palace Kempinski is absolutely regal! A fairly simple exterior, the luxurious lobby, rooms, and spa are breathtaking. The entire hotel is filled with marble floors, Anatolian carpets, and Iznik tiles accenting the walls. As I wondered throughout the hotel, I imagined that this was how the neighboring Ottoman Ciragan Palace looks from the inside. There are a variety of rooms to choose from, from a park view, 40 degree Bosphorous view, and the ultimate 180 degree Bosphorous view. All the rooms are gorgeous , complete with wooden floors, crisp bedding, and a balcony. The spa is also fabulous! It offers a variety of treatments, from traditional to Thai massage. Additionally, it has an indoor pool and hamam. The grounds of the hotel, are equally wonderful. The outdoor pool is large and overlooks the waters of the Bosphorous. It is even heated for guests during the cold winter months! The staff is extremely helpful and friendly, treating you more like royalty than a guest. The Ciragan Palace Kempinski is more than a home away from home. It is a royal getaway!

    Recommended for:Luxury Travelers
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  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski
    Jongchan Kim
    5 Jul 28, 2013

    가득찬 정원

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Description:

The Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is the only Ottoman Imperial Palace and Hotel located directly on the European shores of the Bosphorus. The hotel consists of two buildings - the restored palace featuring 11 specialty suites along with private butler service, an award-wining fine dining restaurant serving Ottoman cuisine and banqueting facilities and the adjoining Grand Hotel featuring 5 Star accommodations and a wealth of facilities. Amenities include an outdoor infinity pool, an indoor pool, sauna fitness center and spa, shopping arcade, laundry and dry cleaning services, and a hair dresser. Choose from four different dining options, and two bars, including Le Fumoir with its outdoor hookah lounge Pavilion.
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Reviews Summary

Excellent!488 reviews across the web.

  • Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
  • Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
  • Hotel
    92% thought it was clean.
  • Location
    87% enjoyed the nightlife nearby.
  • Food
    85% found the breakfast to be wonderful.
  • Service
    85% found the staff to be very friendly.
  • Hotel Building
    82% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
  • Grounds
    Beautiful grounds.