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Hotel Description

5-star luxury hotel near Dolmabahce Palace

Central Istanbul getaway

Your stay at this Besiktas hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Trump Towers Istanbul and Istanbul Sapphire. Ortakoy Mosque and Dolmabahce Palace are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Award-winning

A full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an indoor pool are all featured at this luxury hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool and perks like free valet parking.

Soaking tubs, free WiFi

The 185 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and iPod docks. LED TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include furnished balconies and deep soaking bathtubs.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$521* Per night/room Sep 1 - Sep 2

Raffles, Club Suite, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed (Bosphorus)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed (Silhouette)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Bedroom (Horizon)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Raffles Istanbul offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. Event space at this hotel measures 23059 square feet (2143 square meters) and includes a conference center. A complimentary children's club, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Raffles Istanbul. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking and valet parking are available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Istanbul hotel.

  • 185 guestrooms or units
  • 21 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 23059 sq ft of conference space
  • 2143 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2014
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Children's club (free)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Metro station: Gayrettepe Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Raffles Istanbul offers 185 accommodations with iPod docking stations and MP3 docking stations. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. LED televisions come with premium satellite channels, DVD players, and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and minibars. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Istanbul hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children's slippers

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

Rocca - This restaurant specializes in Turkish cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Isokyo - This fine-dining restaurant serves light fare only. Open daily.

Long Bar - Overlooking the pool, this bar specializes in Turkish cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Lavinia - Onsite lobby lounge. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site.

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Raffles Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 6 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests may be subject to health screenings for COVID-19 at the property.

Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 70.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for EUR 70.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: EUR 350 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Weight limit: 11 lbs

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Guests booked in Raffle Club Rooms receive access to the Raffle Club Lounge. Children under 14 are not permitted in the Club Lounge.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global).

  • Car recommended
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Security system
  • Staffed front desk
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 30 for adults and EUR 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 315 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 2)
  • Pet fee: EUR 350 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 70.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 70.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Istanbul Raffles
  • Raffles Hotel Istanbul
  • Raffles Istanbul
  • Raffles Istanbul Hotel
  • Raffles Istanbul Hotel
  • Raffles Istanbul Istanbul
  • Raffles Istanbul Hotel Istanbul

You should know

  • Raffles Istanbul offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • The seasonal pool will open in June and close in August.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

Raffles Istanbul is listed in the 2020 Travel + Leisure 500.

  • UNESCO sustainable tourism pledge
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.