About the hotel
Live in one of Istanbuls legendary hotels, the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus! This 5-star hotel in Istanbul offers breathtaking views of the famous narrow strait in Turkey and has hosted many notable leaders like Queen Elizabeth II and George W. Bush. The hotel welcomes guests into a world of luxury with facilities like Turkish bath, tennis court, a 24/7 gym, spa, salon, a clothing store, round-the-clock room and concierge service. There are 500 rooms and all of them have a balcony overlooking either the Bosphorus or the hotel garden. Amenities like free WiFi, LCD television, work desk, and a seating area are part of the rooms too. The property is about 43 km from the Istanbul Airport.
The hotel has 7 restaurants serving cuisines from around the globe. These are also some of the best restaurants in Istanbul so having a meal in them is an experience in itself. For drinks, head to Lalezar Meyhanesi, Lobby Lounge, Pool Cafe or Veranda Bar. Each restaurant and bar treats guests with views of the beautiful pool or the magnificent city.
Popular attractions in Istanbul like the Blue Mosque and Dolmabahce Palace are a short drive away from the property. Among places to visit in Istanbul there is the Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace Museum and Hagia Sophia Museum, especially if you are interested in the city's history. A ferry ride over the Bosporus, a walk over the Galata Bridge or exploring nightlife at Taksim Square, there are plenty of things to do in Istanbul. If you are in the mood to go shopping in Istanbul, head to the old stores in Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar or to the newer markets in Istiklal Avenue. The best time to visit Istanbul is from April through May. The weather from September to November is pleasant for cruising and shopping too.