Hilton Makes World Class Debut on the Shores of Marmara Sea, Expanding Istanbul Portfolio
Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy opens, offering one-of-a-kind amenities including indoor infinity pool and two-story executive lounge with unparalleled sea views
ISTANBUL and MCLEAN, Va. - Delivering Hilton’s signature hospitality to Istanbul’s coast, Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy opens its doors today to travellers looking to explore Turkey’s largest and most vibrant city. As the fourth Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the city, Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy provides an exciting option to travellers with its upscale and authentic amenities, including a state-of-the art spa and fitness centre featuring traditional Turkish baths, an outdoor pool and indoor infinity pool as well as expansive and modernly appointed event spaces and a location near the city’s top cultural attractions.
“Istanbul is recognised for its cultural diversity, making the city a prime location for travellers across the globe looking to explore a truly one-of-a-kind destination,” said Andreas Lackner, regional head, full service brand management, Hilton. “With an increasing number of travellers planning to visit Turkey each year, we look forward to welcoming guests to one of our most impressive new properties to-date in this sought-after tourism destination and providing them with our world-renowned Hilton hospitality.”
Istanbul boasts culture, a rich history and a number of architectural treasures. Guests at Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy can delve into the unique history of Istanbul with the hotel’s convenient location near Old Town and its many unique sights, including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. The heart of modern Istanbul is also nearby the hotel, where there are a range of shops and landmarks to visit, such as the iconic, cultural centre, Atatürk Kültür Merkezi. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, the World Trade Center, CNR Expo Center, Sinan Erdem Sports Hall.
Additional features and amenities at Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy include:
Guest Rooms: The hotel offers 306 contemporary guest rooms, including family rooms, 39 stylish suites, and an expansive Presidential Suite with a separate living area and stunning sea views. Executive guests can also visit the hotel’s striking Executive Lounge, which comprises two stories and features awe-inspiring sea views. While taking in the view, guests can enjoy a range of complimentary snacks and meals.
Dining: Makri, the hotel’s signature restaurant offers guests a variety of options to indulge in, including the finest Turkish and Eastern Mediterranean cuisine served both at the hotel’s gourmet buffet and on its a la carte menus. The Lobby Lounge’s refined décor provides the perfect setting to unwind after a day exploring the city. Lounge guests can enjoy an expertly crafted menu of Turkish delights, pre-dinner drinks and everything in between.
Amenities: Guests can wind down at the hotel’s state-of-the-art spa, which offers Traditional Hammam, or Turkish baths, saunas and eight treatment rooms as well as an impressive outdoor pool and indoor infinity pool. Guest can also take advantage of the hotel’s expansive fitness centre, which is open 24-hours a day and features a variety of modern offerings including cardio equipment, free weights, cross-fit areas and multipurpose studios.
Meetings and Events: Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy is the ideal location for meetings and events of all sizes. The hotel is home to 15 modern and stylishly designed meeting rooms, one multifunction room and a ballroom boasting natural daylight. Many of the hotel’s meeting spaces offer unparalleled views overlooking Marmara Sea and can accommodate up to 1,200 guests. The large foyer provides guests with the option of pre-function space, adding a special touch to any event.
“Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy provides the perfect option for those looking for top-rate service and modern upscale accommodations along Istanbul’s coast,” said Mustafa Cevizci, general manager, Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy. “With impressive facilities for both leisure and business travellers, unbeatable views and its idyllic seaside location, Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy is well poised to provide guests with meaningful and memorable experiences.”
Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in and choose their room.
Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy is located at Kennedy Street No:103 34142, Bakirkoy, Istanbul, Turkey. For more information or to make reservations, please visit Hilton.com or call +90 532 3257308.
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