Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

Ciragan Caddesi 32, 34349 Istanbul, Turkey

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“Ottoman Palace by the Bosphorus”

In the 19th century, torch-lit celebrations organized by sultans were given the name “Ciragan (light) festivals”, and held here at the former sultan’s residence by The Bosphorus. Hundreds of years later, the jubilance of entertainment, the joys of feasting, and the extravagance of the former Ottoman Palace is still very much palpable. You’ll want to wander around the gorgeous grounds and get lost in the romantic notion of travel, where Europe meets Asia, and where the regal of old meets the opulence of today.

Best time to visit : All year

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What we Love

What we absolutely love about the property and feel sure will dazzle you too.

  • Stunning grounds with a beautiful outdoor pool, heated in winter, overlooking the Bosphorus
  • Luckily the Bosphorus views and all the goings-on it hosts are fascinating enough to give you an excuse to dawdle hours at breakfast, which is majestic even by Kempinski standards
  • Take a walk on the wild (ly opulent) side with a tour of the gorgeous Ciragan Palace
  • When in Turkey, indulge in a Turkish bath, better yet, in a handsome historical hamam (like the one here)

  • Rooms
  • Dining
  • Leisure
  • Location
  • The Insider

310 Rooms and Suites

Elegant rooms all come with a balcony overlooking the Bosphorus or Yildiz Park, or a lush private garden. For the ultimate in luxury and seclusion, book one of the 11 Exclusive Palace Suites, which are housed in a real Ottoman Palace, have their own private entrance and come with round-the-clock butler service.

Room Facilities

  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Telephones with direct inward dial
  • In-room dual telephone line
  • LCD screen TV
  • Mini-bar
  • In-room safe
  • High speed Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Premium bathroom  amenities
  • Computer and fax hook ups
  • Umbrella
  • Choice of 6 pillows and an additional pillow menu

Need to Know

Check-in 15.00 / Check-out 12.00

Park Side Room
Park Side Room
  • 2 Adults
  • 32 sq. m.
  • 1 King or 2 Twins
  • Garden

The rooms have a cosy seating corner with comfortable couches in addition to a working desk, sliding windows and a bathroom with a bathtub combined with a shower.

Superior Bosphorus View Room
Superior Bosphorus View Room
  • 2 Adults, 1 Child
  • 34 sq. m.
  • 1 King or 2 Twins
  • Bosphorus

Enjoy a 45-degree Bosphorus view, Asian coast, which lies on the other side of the strait. The rooms have a pleasant seating corner with comfortable couches, a working desk next to sliding windows giving access to the balcony and a bathroom.

Deluxe Bosphorus View Room
Deluxe Bosphorus View Room
  • 3 Adults, 1 Child
  • 66 sq. m.
  • 1 King or 2 Twins
  • Bosphorus

Open the doors of the balcony nad watch the beauty of the Bosphorus from Europe with a direct view looking out to the sea.

Grand Deluxe Bosphorus View Room
Grand Deluxe Bosphorus View Room
  • 2 Adults, 1 Child
  • 50 sq. m.
  • 1 King or 2 Twins
  • Bosphorus

Features a panoramic, 180 degree Bosphorus view, with the city's key landmarks including the Old City and the Maiden's Tower clearly visible. The rooms have large balconies and seating area, a working desk and a bathroom with a bathtub combines with a shower.

Lilium Garden
Lilium Garden
  • 2 Adults, 1 Child
  • 55 sq. m.
  • 1 King or 2 Twins
  • Pool, Sea or Garden

Located on the ground floor of the hotel building, Lilium Garden has a partial Bosphorus and swimming pool view from a private 35 to 65 sq. m. garden. The lush garden is surrounded by Lilium trees and crowned with a refreshing breeze from the Bosphorus. Modern sunbeds offer the relaxing atmosphere of a private garden.

Studio Suite
Studio Suite
  • 3 Adults
  • 54 sq. m.
  • 1 King
  • Bosphorus

The Studio Suite has 90 degree view of the Bosphorus and the Asian coast through the Palace’s historical arc. The Suite is facing to the historical Ciragan Palace.

One Bedroom Suite
One Bedroom Suite
  • 3 Adults
  • 66 sq. m.
  • 1 King
  • Bosphorus

Breathe the Bosphorus breeze while standing on the balcony and enjoy historical Palace view. The one bedroom suites have a spacious living room with a dining table and a seating area and one bedroom, separated by a sliding door.

Garden Suite
Garden Suite
  • 2 Adults, 1 Child
  • 111 sq. m.
  • 1 King
  • Garden

Located on the ground floor of the hotel building with the view of the lush green garden and own patio. The garden suite has a lavish living room, a kitchenette and a guest bathroom at the entrance area and one bedroom with a bathroom.

Haseki Sultan Suite
Haseki Sultan Suite
  • 3 Adults, 1 Child
  • 100 sq. m.
  • 1 King
  • Sea

Known as a title granted to the wives of the Ottoman Empire sultans, ‘Haseki Sultan’, literally meaning ‘the chief consort’ or ‘single favourite’ of the sultan, has inspired the name of this suite as it stood out as a noble and influential title with power over the state affairs during a specific period of time in the Ottoman Empire.

Vali & Vezir Suite
Vali & Vezir Suite
  • 2 Adults, 1 Child
  • 72 sq. m.
  • 1 King
  • Bosphorus

Enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the Bosphorus Bridge and the historical peninsula right from your balcony. Located on the top floor of the hotel with a panoramic view of the Bosphorus. Both suites have two balconies, a lavish living room, a writing desk, and library in the spacious entrance area, one bedroom with a bathroom, a living room and a canopy bed.

Pasha & Presidential Suite
Pasha & Presidential Suite
  • 4 Adults, 1 Child
  • 156-185 sq. m.
  • 1 King and 2 Twins
  • Bosphorus

Located on the top floor of the hotel building and offer panoramic views of the Bosphorus. These suites have two separate bedrooms (with king and twin beds), two bathrooms, a lavish lounge with a writing desk and a library and a dining table for six guests.

One Bedroom Park View Palace Suite
One Bedroom Park View Palace Suite
  • 2 Adults, 1 Child
  • 52-72 sq. m.
  • 1 King
  • Garden

Located in a genuine Ottoman Palace and offer a peaceful view of the historical Palace courtyard. The suites are maisonette-style duplexes having a separate living room as well as a guest bathroom on the entrance floor and bedroom and a private bathroom are on the upper floor.

One Bedroom Bosphorus View Palace Suite
One Bedroom Bosphorus View Palace Suite
  • 2 Adults, 1 Child
  • 86-97 sq. m.
  • 1 King
  • Bosphorus

A duplex suites with 24-hour butler service overlooking the Bosphorus are located in the historical palace. The suites have a separate living room and a guest bathroom on the entrance floor; a bedroom and private bathroom on the upper floor.

Two Bedroom Park View Palace Suite
Two Bedroom Park View Palace Suite
  • 4 Adults, 1 Child
  • 152 sq. m.
  • 1 King and 2 Twins
  • Garden

Located in a genuine Ottoman Palace, with a view of historical Yıldız Park, which was once the hunting forest of the Sultans. The maisonette-style duplex suite has a living room with a guest bathroom and a kitchenette on the entrance floor. The two bedrooms on the upper floor have separate bathrooms.

Two Bedroom Corner Palace Suite
Two Bedroom Corner Palace Suite
  • 4 Adults, 1 Child
  • 138-215 sq. m.
  • 2 Kings
  • Bosphorus

The duplex suite is located on the second floor of the historical palace, with an exciting Bosphorus view. The suite includes a 66 sq. m. living room, a kitchenette and a guest bathroom on the entrance floor; two bedrooms and separate bathrooms on the upper floor.

Three Bedroom Corner Palace Suite
Three Bedroom Corner Palace Suite
  • 6 Adults, 1 Child
  • 196-250 sq. m.
  • King or Twin
  • Bosphorus

This is a unique residential duplex suite, with large sash windows and views of the Bosphorus and the historical peninsula. The second biggest suite in the palace, has 196 sq. m. living room and a guest bathroom on the entrance floor. Three bedrooms on the upper floor all have separate bathrooms.

Sultan Suite
Sultan Suite
  • 4 Adults, 1 Child
  • 458 sq. m.
  • King
  • Sea

Located on the second floor of the magnificent historical palace, Sultan Suite is one of the largest suites in Europe offering panoramic views of the magnificent Bosphorus from all the aspects through the sash windows. Entering the suite through a large hall, there is a fancy living room with a dining area for 12, a kitchenette and a guest bathroom; two unique designed bedrooms are placed on either side.

Laledan Restaurant
Laledan Restaurant
Take a walk through the seventeenth-century gate in the gardens of the Ciragan Palace Kempinski and find yourself in the Laledan Restaurant for delicious buffet breakfast service.
Berthold
Berthold
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul has unveiles “Berthold” – a distinctive, delightful concept in the Palace gardens set against the backdrop of a breath-taking Bosphorus vista.
Tugra Restaurant
Tugra Restaurant
The word ‘Tuğra’ describes the Ottoman sultans’ calligraphic signature, used like a letterhead or imperial seal, and the restaurant has specially designed plates incorporating this elegant motif. For a real taste of this world, look no farther than the hotel’s Tuğra Restaurant, which serves Ottoman and Turkish dishes to accompany glittering Bosphorus scenery.
Gazebo Lounge
Gazebo Lounge

With its superb location right by the Bosphorus complemented by a wide terrace, the Gazebo Lounge is the hotspot of Istanbul. Gazebo serves a la carte breakfast, cakes and chocolates until midnight and the best afternoon tea in town from 15:00 to 17:00 along with a stunning view.

Le Fumoir
Le Fumoir

Located in lush green gardens, the chic bar Le Fumoir is a great place to relax, leave the day behind and taste exquisite, flavorful cocktail creations and a premium selection of the finest liquors and spirits.

Bosphorus Grill
Bosphorus Grill
Bosphorus Grill
With stunning views from the Bosphorus bridge to the Maiden Tower and beyond, the Bosphorus Grill Restaurant welcomes its valued guests to enjoy lunch with exquisite international and Turkish cuisine with a large variety of meat, fish and seafood selections.
The 47
The 47

Indulge into an extraordinary cool concept where special mixology drinks meet exclusive live DJ music right by the Bosphorus. Discover a secret vibrant atmosphere where special recipe cocktails and live DJ music crown / top an unforgettable night by the Bosphorus.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul Spa
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul Spa
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul Spa, managed by Sanitas, offers an authentic Turkish bath (hammam) where you can enjoy a traditional Turkish massage and bath, fitness centre, an indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, massage rooms. A favorite is heated infinity outdoor swimming pool, which gives you the feeling of floating on the Bosphorus.
Infinity Swimming Pool
Infinity Swimming Pool
Infinity Pool of Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul presents you a wonderful service that you may meet with the outstanding view of Bosphorus, from Europe to Asia.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

CiraganPalace Kempinski is situated on the European shores of the Bosphorus, in a very convenient location between the districts of Besiktas and Ortakoy.

Ciragan Caddesi 32, 34349 Istanbul, Turkey

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Ralph Radtke
Ralph Radtke
General Manager

Ralph Radtke is one of the prominent and senior leaders of luxury hospitality industry with almost 50 years of experience in such iconic hotels like Ritz Paris and Belmond Hotel Cipriani; and more than 15 countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe continents. Since 2011, Ralph Radtke is the General Manager of the iconic Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul also the Regional Director of Kempinski Residences in Turkey. In addition to the personal success awards he received from leading international organizations and media groups of the industry, such as “Best Hotelier’’ he has put his mark on several success stories and awards received by the hotels and brands he has worked at. 

Hünkar Lokantası, Nisantası
Hünkar Lokantası, Nisantası

Hünkâr was first established in Fatih in 1950 and moved to Nisantası in 2000. Today, in Hünkâr Cuisine, a rich taste culture that has not been eradicated since 1950, continues by adding flavor with management of Feridun Ügümü and Galip Ügümü. 

Flekk Cocktail Bar
Flekk Cocktail Bar
One of the best cocktail bars in Instanbul!
Besiktas Fish Market
Besiktas Fish Market
This is an iconic venue where many locals and visitors buy fresh fish daily. I like strolling around this market.

Image credit: GAD Architecture
Çukurcuma
Çukurcuma
This district is also famous with the best antique shops in Istanbul and I love going around antique shops in Cukurcuma.

Image credit: Jokesolid via Wikimedia Commons
Pasabahce District
Pasabahce District
I like going to the local tea gardens in Pasabahce.

Image credit: majesty56 via Wikimedia Commons
Beylerbeyi Palace
Beylerbeyi Palace
I like visiting Beylerbeyi Palace as there is a nice link with between Beylerbeyi and Ciragan Palace. Beylerbeyi Palace, meaning "Lord of Lords", locates in the Beylerbeyi neighbourhood of Üsküdar district in Istanbul, the Asian side of the Bosphorus. An Imperial Ottoman summer residence built in the 1860s, it is now situated immediately north of the bridge.

Image credit: Akrep Scorpion, via Wikimedia Commons