Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, unveils The first Westin hotel in Türkiye – The Westin Istanbul Nisantasi has opened its doors in Istanbul’s vibrant shopping and entertainment district Nisantasi.
Located in the newly built multi-use complex Lotus Istanbul in the city center, adjacent to world-renowned designer boutiques, the contemporary property boasts 150 intricately designed guestrooms and suites including Westin’s signature WestinWORKOUT® Rooms and interconnecting rooms with balcony or terrace options. The Westin Istanbul Nisantasi brings the brand focus on well-being to the city center for guests looking to feel their best while traveling.
Perfectly located in the heart of Nisantasi, the hotel is near a wide selection of eateries, bars, art galleries and concert halls with Istanbul’s famed attractions within easy reach. The hotel also offers direct access to Osmanbey Metro Station providing convenient transport link to many locations in the city, including New Istanbul Airport and the historical peninsula, as well as the Levent and Maslak business districts.
Designed by Tözün Interior Design Studio, the property features an open and refreshing aesthetic that complements the Westin brand’s mission to make sure guests leave feeling better than when they arrived. The brand’s six pillars of wellbeing – Sleep Well, Eat Well, Move Well, Feel Well, Work Well, and Play Well – come to life in the building with outlets and amenities designed to ensure personalised comfort for its guests.
Each of the 150 guestrooms and suites welcomes guests for a guaranteed good night’s sleep with Westin’s iconic and award-winning Heavenly Bed’s, complimentary sleep-inducing amenities and 24hour room service with Sleep Well Menu options.
Guests can enjoy spa-like relaxation in their bathrooms with White Tea Heavenly® Bath products, plush bathrobes and rejuvenating rain showers or can choose to recharge with a workout in the WestinWORKOUT fitness studio equipped with Technogym functional training equipment, free weights and cardio machines. The RunWESTIN® programme also offers guests opportunities to exercise outside while exploring the city, either with a group of fellow hotel guests or by themselves following routes carefully designed by The Westin Istanbul Nisantasi’s Run Concierge.
Westin’s efforts to ensure guests wellbeing throughout their stay extend to its kitchen – the Mediterranean inspired all-day restaurant Corte Verde, located on the ground floor with its own backyard, offers guests signature dishes crafted using the best and freshest ingredients, in addition to options on the Westin Eat Well Menu for those looking for lighter choices like Seafood Stew with Fresh Spice, Avocado Tartarine. The airy Primo Café & Bar across the lobby welcomes hotel guests and visitors to relax after a busy day in the city and enjoy Crafted at Westin original cocktails specially prepared using local flavors.
“The Westin Istanbul Nisantasi is the first of Glentur’s investments in hospitality” said Glentur Chairman of the Board Koray Göksu “We are proud to be introducing hospitality’s wellbeing leader Westin Hotels & Resorts to Nisantasi and believe it will be a great addition to the district’s dynamic scene. We are excited for the hotel to bring a breath of fresh air to Istanbul’s hospitality industry.”
The Westin Istanbul Nisantasi is equipped to accommodate business and leisure guests alike – the hotel boasts a spacious meeting room equipped with comprehensive audio-visual technology. Westin’s Work Well principle is complemented by efforts to fuel productivity both during and after meetings – Bright Breaks programme with BeWell spreads offerings attendees practical opportunities to refresh and recharge, with an energising activity, nourishing beverage or a healthy snack.
The features and amenities detailed above become all the more valuable when combined with the hotel’s location in the city center, adjacent to world renowned designer boutiques and the city’s business hub, including convention centers and leading medical offices. A wide selection of eateries, bars, art galleries and concert halls with Istanbul’s highest profile attractions stand right outside the hotel’s gates. The city’s touristic hot spots are easily accessible – the hotel offers direct access to a metro station providing convenient transportation to many locations in the city, including New Istanbul Airport and Historical Peninsula, business districts Levent and Maslak.
The Westin Istanbul Nisantasi is a Glentur investment and management consultancy has been provided by Access Hospitality Development & Consulting with more than 30 years of sectoral experience.
Haluk Ozdogan, President of Access Hospitality added, “For over 30 years Access has been committed to providing the best solutions for investors and developers. We are proud to have played a role in the development of the very first Westin in Türkiye and are looking forward to the new chapter this debut will bring for the Turkish hospitality industry.”
The Westin Istanbul Nisantasi participates in Marriott Bonvoy – the award-winning travel programme from Marriott International – allowing members to earn and redeem points for their stay at the new hotel, and at other hotels and resorts across Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio of 31 brands. With the Marriott Bonvoy app, members enjoy a level of personalization and a contactless experience that allows them to travel with peace of mind.