The brand's first establishment in Turkey, the Sofitel Istanbul Taksim infuses a French lifestyle, imbued with contemporary luxury, in the heart of one of the most historically and culturally rich European city centers.
One of Accor's leading luxury brands, Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the opening of its first address in Turkey, the Sofitel Istanbul Taksim. The hotel officially opened at the start of November in Taksim Square, the heart of modern Istanbul: locals and visitors alike gather for shopping, dining or just enjoying the atmosphere of the city. The establishment, set up in collaboration with the Turkish group Tuna Group, is an upscale setting, combining the contemporary French elegance of Sofitel with the cosmopolitan style of Istanbul. "We are delighted to introduce the Sofitel brand to Turkey, a market in which we want to develop over the next three to five years," said Alexis Delaroff, Director of Operations, Accor Nouvelle Europe de l'Est. "We are confident that the opening of this new high-end address will be an important driver for local tourism. It will encourage travelers to explore one of the most dynamic cities in Turkey. It will also seduce the local population by establishing itself as a sophisticated and elegant destination, where to come to dine or relax. "
The Sofitel Istanbul Taksim is imbued with the soul and character of the historic setting that hosts it. For more than a century, this building has been part of the lively Taksim district. It originally housed the majestic Magic Cinema, before becoming one of the city’s most famous nightclubs: the Maxim, opened in 1921, which has dominated Istanbul nights for decades. The Sofitel Istanbul Taksim is the last luxury hotel, and the most awaited, to open its doors in this district. The Sofitel Istanbul Taksim has 202 rooms with elegant interiors, including 33 suites. Each suite has Hermès toiletries, while the rooms are equipped with Atelier Cologne products, to the delight of customers. The rooms offer breathtaking views of Taksim Square or the Bosphorus Strait, one of the most strategic waterways in the world and a popular landmark of Istanbul. Club members and guests of the suites have exclusive access to the establishment's Vintage Club, which offers specific services such as private check-in, personalized service, afternoon tea and snacks. noon ... The hotel is designed to host all kinds of business or private events, thanks to its two reception rooms and three fully equipped meeting rooms.
In order to allow travelers to keep fit while traveling, the Sofitel Istanbul Taksim offers the best wellness facilities. On the roof of the hotel is the outdoor swimming pool, a rare feature in Istanbul, which is the ideal place to come and relax and enjoy a panoramic view of this fascinating city. The latest Sofitel Spa promises treatments as delicious as they are rejuvenating: inspired by traditional Turkish rituals and based on French cosmetology, these treatments showcase the products of the French brand Sothys. Equipped with an indoor swimming pool, seven treatment rooms, a traditional Turkish bath, a hammam, a sauna and a very complete fitness center, the Sofitel Spa is a haven of peace within the excitement of this city. The Sofitel Istanbul Taksim also offers various dining options, each as attractive as the other. With its superb outdoor terrace with pavilion, The Oven is a European brasserie that takes its name from its wood-fired oven, used to create dishes of Turkish and French inspiration. On the ground floor of the hotel is a charming pastry shop, Cake Box, which artistically displays authentic French sweets and the great classics of Turkish confectionery. The rooftop restaurant and bar offers contemporary Turkish mezes, tasty snacks and elegant cocktails, while offering a breathtaking panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus. The Table hosts breakfasts and buffets, while the Lobby Bar is the ideal place to enjoy a cocktail, a coffee or a bite to eat, at the end of a day spent discovering this fascinating city that is Istanbul.
Gümüşsuyu, Sıraselviler Cd. No:13, 34437 Beyoglu/ Istanbul, Turquie
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