The hotel has 243 rooms including 21 Executive Suites and 57 Club Rooms, with sizes ranging from 38sqm park view rooms to 64sqm suites. One floor is a smoking floor.
Also upgraded are the 12th floor Ritz-Carlton lounge, the conference rooms – the largest of which can hold up to 650 for a banquet – and the extensive spa and leisure facilities, including the city’ largest indoor hotel swimming pool, and both an outdoor and indoor spa.
Speaking with Business Traveller during a visit to Hong Kong, general Manager Nicholas Kipper said the hotel was well positioned to benefit from the recovery of tourism to Turkey and Istanbul, particularly when the new cruise terminal opens towards the end of 2019.
Istanbul has now seen the opening of the new airport at Arnavutköy, though doubts remain over the date of the transfer over from the existing Ataturk Airport and the new facility, and this may be subject to further delays because of the formidable logistical challenge of transferring so much equipment to the new location from the existing one (a distance of some 20 miles).
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