Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus. On the European bank of the Bosphorus – which flows through Istanbul’s history and heart – Four Seasons gives a 19th-century palace a fresh, eclectic spirit. Alluring facilities include a chic urban spa. Fine restaurants and pools by the quayside overlook the Asian shore. And all are awash in the light, space and excitement of this water’s-edge location.
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus offers 145 guest rooms and 25 suites. Bright and airy, they open to balmy sea breezes and a variety of waterfront, garden and city views. A striking blend of Ottoman design and contemporary mahogany furnishings, their décor is a rich palette of deep blue or terra cotta, accented by shades of copper and burgundy. Ornate ceilings feature hand-painted traditional motifs, and lithographs representative of Turkish and Ottoman art adorn the walls. Nearly a quarter of the rooms offer views across the legendary Strait to the hills of Asia.
Overlooking the Bosphorus, Aqua showcases contemporary seafood cuisine with that highlights the region’s freshest ingredients paired with an extensive array of fine wines. During breakfast buffet and à la carte selections, Aqua combines local and an international delicacies.
Warm and inviting in winter, cooled by balmy sea breezes in summer, YALI serves as a relaxing venue and an intimate space for simple lunches, tasty snacks, afternoon tea, and crafted cocktails. This all-day venue serves traditional Turkish menu. Having a charming location on the terrace, the Hotel’s summer pop-up restaurant Ocakbaşı is offering selected kebabs and tasty mezzes, emphasizing Turkey’s rich and vast local flavors. Anason, Hotel’s summer pop up meyhane, combines traditional mezes and savoury dishes by the Hotel’s pool, looking out over the Bosphorus. Dine by the pool, The Club serves burgers, sandwiches, locally sourced salads and many more delicious offerings during summer. .
The Spa takes inspiration from the enduring mystique and unique qualities of the hammam (Turkish bath), famous since Ottoman times. The 22,605-square-foot facility offers 10 luxurious treatment rooms (including a private spa suite for two); steam rooms, saunas, men’s and women’s hammams and a breathtaking sky lit indoor pool. Nurturing and personal Four Seasons care ensures a relaxing, renewing journey that honors ancient Near Eastern tradition, while celebrating modern Western sophistication. The Fitness Centre features advanced workout options for the fitness enthusiast. It offers the latest in cardiovascular equipment as well as an extensive selection of weight-training machines and free weights. The heated pool overlooking the Bosphorus, with its pool deck and heated whirlpool, offers a quiet respite where guests can relax far from the bustle of the city. Drinks and light snacks are served in the Pool Bar and Grill.