Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul has been named to Travel + Leisure magazine’s 2014 It List of Best New Hotels.
Selected by Travel + Leisure editors, the 2014 It List features 70 groundbreaking hotel openings that are transforming the travel landscape.
The 2014 It List is featured on TravelandLeisure.com and will be featured in the March issue of Travel + Leisure magazine.
Set on the European side of the Bosphorus Strait between the Dolmabahce Palace and Naval Museum, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul overlooks the unfolding panorama of Istanbul’s domes and minarets and the green hills of the city’s Asian shores. It is located on the site of a former tobacco warehouse from the 1930s.
The hotel’s 186 guestrooms, some of which have their private terraces, reflect the city’s proud heritage while also including the Asian design touches and modern travel technologies for which Shangri-La is well known. The hotel offers several restaurants and bars including a speciality restaurant, IST TOO, serving Turkish, Mediterranean, Asian and Japanese cuisine. The signature restaurant, Shang Palace, is the only authentic Chinese restaurant in Istanbul, offering exclusive Cantonese cuisine. Additional facilities include a health club, Europe’s first CHI, The Spa, an indoor swimming pool, business centre, 2 ballrooms with a capacity of up to 1000 pax, and conference and meeting room facilities.