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Shangri-La's Second European Hotel Opens in Istanbul

Posted: May. 21st, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Shangri-La Bosphorus

With 186 rooms, six stories and an inviting neo-classical façade, Shagri-La's new luxury hotel in Istanbul is an exciting restoration of a former tobacco warehouse complete with all the amenities from a club sauna to Jacuzzi steam rooms. The hotel has a dominating view over Istanbul's unique, historical architecture and is located near the heart of the city.

Shangri-La has opened a luxury hotel in Istanbul, its second property in Europe.

The 186-room Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul is located on the site of a former tobacco warehouse from the 1930s.

Set on the European side of the Bosphorus Strait between the Dolmabahce Palace and Naval Museum, the hotel overlooks the Istanbul’s domes and minarets and the green hills of the city’s Asian shores.

There are 17 suites, nearly all of which have private terraces offering Bosphorus vistas. One, the Shangri-La Suite, has three terraces overlooking the old city of Sultanahmet, Asian shore of Anatolia and the Bosphorus Bridge.


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