Renaissance Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel added to Marriott’s Turkey portfolio
posted | Thursday, 09 Aug 2012
Marriott International has officially celebrated the opening of its ninth hotel in Turkey, the 212-room Renaissance Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel operating under a franchise agreement with Polat Holding A.S.
Offering views overlooking Istanbul’s Bosphorus river, the 20-story Renaissance
Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel is located on the European side of Istanbul, in Besiktas, midway between the areas of Taksim and Levent.
The hotel is situated just moments from the Bosphorus’ main boat harbour and within reach of the city’s cultural spots such as Saint Sophia Museum, Sultanahmet Mosque and Topkapi Palace which helped earn Istanbul ‘European Capital of Culture’ status in 2010.
“We are excited to open this magnificent new addition to our Renaissance Hotels
portfolio in Europe,” said president – Europe, Marriott International, Amy McPherson.
“Istanbul is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city where rich history and sublime architecture can be enjoyed alongside eclectic culture, arts and nightlife. Turkey offers tremendous opportunity for development, and we see huge potential for continued growth across all of our brands here.”
Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel features a rooftop bar boasting city views, a lobby bar, bistro and all-day dining restaurant with outdoor terrace serving Mediterranean cuisine with Turkish specialties. For leisure and relaxation, there is a state-of-the-art fitness centre including an indoor pool, sauna, steam room and Turkish bath.
The 212 guestrooms and suites boast Bosphorus views, luxury bedding and latest technologies. Flexible meeting space, including a vast ballroom divisible into three, caters for all manner of meeting and social events.
Hotels are known throughout the world for creating authentic travel experiences that offer guests a sense of discovery,” added McPherson. “Istanbul is a premier cultural destination, making it a perfect fit for our Renaissance Hotels brand.”
The Renaissance Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel joins eight existing properties in Marriott International’s portfolio in Turkey, including the newly opened JW Marriott
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