Mandarin Oriental opens new resort in Istanbul

Mandarin Oriental opens new resort in Istanbul

The Istanbul property is the brand’s second in Turkey, following Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum

Mandarin Oriental has announced the opening of its newest hotel on the shores of the Bosphorus in Istanbul. Open August 2021, Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul is the second hotel managed by the group in Turkey, joining Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, which opened in 2017.

Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul has 100 spacious guest rooms and suites with a classic Ottoman aesthetic and views over the Bosphorus and Istanbul’s city skyline.

One-bedroom suite

This new resort will introduce the globally renowned Novikov concepts to Istanbul with a branch of the restaurant directly on the shorefront featuring a Novikov Lounge Bar and a Novikov Pool Bar.


The 3500-square-metre Spa at Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus has luxury treatment rooms, hammams, fitness facilities and an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. Adjacent to Kuruçeşme and Bebek parks, extensive pathways for walking and jogging are on the doorstep.

For corporate and social events, the hotel has three expansive ballrooms, a garden terrace and pool area, and six meeting rooms.

There is also an open space that can be hired and decorated for any occasion

The nightlife of Kuruçeşme is a short walk away. Istanbul’s major attractions, historical sites, business district and Taksim Square are a cab ride away. It’s just under an hour’s drive to Istanbul and Sabiha Gökçen international airports.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group COO Christoph Mares says: “We’re delighted to be opening this stunning urban resort in one of the world’s most exciting destinations and look forward to bringing Mandarin Oriental’s renowned quality of service to Istanbul. This marks the Group’s second entry into Turkey, and promises to be the perfect complement to the award-winning Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum which opened in 2017.”

Having grown from its Asian roots, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group – a member of the Jardine Matheson Group – now operates 35 hotels and seven residences in 24 countries and territories and it has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development.

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