Istanbul is the only city in the world to sit astride two continents, and was the capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Now a vibrant metropolis, it has centuries of history as a bridge between Europe and Asia and as a crossroads of civilizations.
The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul is located in the heart of Istanbul's prestigious Dolmabahce district. It is approximately 30 minutes from Istanbul Atatürk International Airport and is within walking distance of the Old Pera/Beyoglu district, which has many of the city's cultural attractions as well as Turkish designer shops.
The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul has a total of 244 guest rooms. These include 22 Executive Suites, 37 Club Rooms, one Romantic Suite and The Ritz-Carlton Suite.
Turkish-inspired style and décor, twice daily maid service, 24-hour room service, evening turn-down service, complete concierge attention, in-room safe, multi-line telephones with voicemail, computer and fax hook ups, high speed Internet access, network data port, honor bar, oversized marble bathrooms, plush terry robes and slippers, premium bath essentials, laundry service.
The Ritz-Carlton Club offers an extra measure of luxury to business travellers and vacationers who wish to enhance their travel experience.
The Club's elegantly furnished rooms and suites offer a wealth of exclusive amenities. In addition to gilded beds and sumptuous woven bed coverings reflecting Ottoman taste and style, The Club offers guests all the modern luxuries that today's travellers require, including anti-allergenic pillows, lighted makeup mirrors and an extended selection of personal toiletries.
The Club is located on the top floors of The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul and is accessible only by uniquely coded elevator keys. It is a sanctuary for business travellers, catering to their sophisticated needs.
The Club Lounge
The Club Lounge located on the 12th floor offers an atmosphere of unsurpassed elegance and comfort with a breathtaking view of the Bosphorus. Open daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm The Club Lounge provides a warm, intimate and relaxing environment. The handsomely decorated lounge serves five complimentary food and beverage presentations a day, including breakfast, light snacks at lunch, afternoon tea, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, as well as evening cordials and desserts.
The Club level private concierge is always available to assist guests with any particular needs they may have during their stay. The Club Concierge personally contacts each Club guest prior to their arrival to learn their preferences and to determine if any special arrangements should be made in advance. Club guests may contact the concierge staff to make travel arrangements, to book theater and restaurant reservations, to plan local itineraries and to request complimentary packing and unpacking services
The Club Concierge can assist with any business-related or administrative needs including high-speed Internet access, facsimile service, photocopying and shipping requests. The Club Lounge features a Boardroom where business meetings can be held as well as a fully equipped exclusive Business Center.
Food and Beverage Presentations
From homemade pastries at sunrise to delicious hors d'oeuvres at sunset, The Club Lounge presents a mouthwatering selection of delicacies throughout the day. The Ritz-Carlton culinary team creates five complimentary food and beverage presentations a day, all prepared with the freshest local products, produce, cheeses and seafood.
7:00 am to 10:30 am
11:30 am to 2:00 pm
2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Hors d'oeuvres and Cocktails
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Cordials and Desserts
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Çintemani Restaurant, named after the Ottoman design motives, open throughout the day, offers a menu inspired by the present Mediterranean and Ottoman cuisine.
RC Bar, decorated with beautiful wood paneling, offers an exclusive collection of single malt whiskies and an extensive selection of fine cigars.
The Lobby Lounge is a venue to relax and meet whilst overlooking the magical Bosphorus Straits, enjoying light music and sampling an afternoon tea or evening cocktail.
Güney Park, meaning South Park in Turkish, overlooks the Bosphorus Straits and the outlaying Princess Islands. This terrace, which will be open between, May a September offers Asian grills, coctails to eat and unusual selection of ice cream flavours.
The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul offers more than 2414 square meters / 25,986 square feet of meeting and conference space including 695 square meter / 7481 square feet Grand Ballroom which can be divided into three sections, 8 individual meeting rooms and a permanent board room. Pre-function and some meeting rooms are overlooking the Bosphorus.The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul also provides high speed Internet access in every guest room - along with Technology Butler service to ensure that everything proceeds smoothly. Meeting rooms let in the natural daylight and a dedicated staff sees to the every detail.