The Four Seasons Bosphorus (5*) is located in one of Istanbul's trendiest and most naturally beautiful neighbourhoods. A chic city retreat on Istanbul’s glorious seafront is surrounded by indigo waters and mountaintops. The building is a former 19th-century Ottoman palace that was transformed into a hotel sanctuary of luxury and comfort. Experience a seldom-seen side of Istanbul, with legendary Four Seasons service there to ensure you enjoy every moment of your luxury hotel stay in Istanbul. A cosmopolitan escape unlike any other in Istanbul, each luxury hotel room at the Four Seasons Bosphorus is a bright and airy example of what happens when new meets old, with the best possible results. Chic, luxury Istanbul hotel-room interiors mingle with centuries-old architectural details as balmy sea breezes give way to panoramic waterfront, garden, and city views. As always, Four Seasons signature service is a quiet presence as you relax, dine, and celebrate among Bosphorus's most beautiful and historic spaces.
These spacious Superior Rooms offer views of the exterior garden, street or the historic school building next door. They are equipped with a king or two twin beds, a fully stocked private bar, cable and satellite television, in-room safe, dual-line telephone, wired and wireless high-speed internet access, and thick terry bathrobes.
Courtyard Rooms offer views of the courtyard as well as the hotel's grand entrance. They are equipped with a king or two twin beds, a fully stocked private bar, a 42-inch flat-screen TV, stereo system with CD and DVD players, in-room movies and cable television, in-room safe, dual-line telephone, wired and wireless high-speed internet access, and a comfortable sitting are with a desk.
Deluxe Rooms offer ample space with limited views of the Bosphorus. They are equipped with a king or two twin beds, a fully stocked private bar, cable and satellite television, in-room safe, dual-line telephone, wired and wireless high-speed internet access, and a lavish marble bathroom with Turkish details, large wooden vanity, and a deep soaking tub with a separate shower.
With a picturesque terrace overlooking the Bosphorus, Aqua restaurant serves up fine Mediterranean cuisine, with Italian specialties and signature dishes like fish and lamb. A breakfast buffet takes on an international flair, while lunch and dinner consist of an à la carte menu accompanied by an impressive array of fine wines. A children's menu, including kid-friendly interpretations of regional dishes, is available.
Come here for light meals and snacks, including fresh salads with locally-sourced ingredients, crispy grilled kebabs, and tender fresh fish, all served by the pool and quayside. Dishes of note are the octopus salad and over a dozen different varieties of mezze. A children's menu is also available.
The fitness centre features advanced workout options for the fitness enthusiast. It offers the latest in cardiovascular equipment – with each machine featuring an LCD touch-screen television and headphones – as well as an extensive selection of weight-training machines and free weights. Complimentary fresh fruit and bottled water is offered throughout the day. Aerobic and personal training sessions can be arranged upon request, and a selection of workout clothing is available for added convenience. The heated pool overlooking the Bosphorus, with its pool deck and whirlpool, offers a quiet respite where guests can relax far from the bustle of the city. The Spa takes inspiration from the enduring mystique and unique qualities of the Turkish bath, famous since Ottoman times.