Çıragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul

Embark on your own Ottoman discovery by staying at the magnificent and historic Çırağan Palace Kempinski, which overlooks the beautiful Bosphorus Strait from Istanbul’s vibrant, yet chic Beşiktaş district. Featuring 313 rooms, this elegant and authentic hotel is characterised through its grand and elaborate outside walls together with its ornate and opulent interior décor. Here, where Europe meets Asia, you can explore action-packed Istanbul from your front door.


After only a short half an hour transfer from Istanbul Atatürk airport, you’ll arrive at the Çırağan Palace Kempinski, which is located just off the Çırağan Cd coastal route. Giving you the perfect harmony between a relaxation retreat and an exhilarating cultural journey, this hotel never fails to impress.

Your room

Refined, lavish and majestic, here you’ll experience the height of luxury. Rooms are spacious, offering a classic, regal style and are decorated with superb golden-framed art pieces and ornaments. Impeccable panoramic views over the rich blue Bosphorus and the brilliant Yıldız Park allow the Çırağan Palace Kempinski to truly stand out. Hotel and Palace Suites even offer a 24-hour personalized butler service and an in-room foot bath service.

Why we like it

Like us, you’ll want to explore Istanbul, and the Çırağan Palace Kempinski’s concierge service goes above and beyond in ensuring that you experience every corner like a true local by giving you all the inside information. After a day exploring the mosques and bazaars, you’ll want to unwind, so have a swim in this urban escape’s infinity pool whilst overlooking the romantic Bosphorus. This hotel also prides itself on its exquisite and unique range of distinguished dining options where a fusion of some of the finest food east and west unfolds. Come the evening, enjoy a taste of traditional Ottoman cuisine – we loved their signature dish of Testi Lamb Casserole.

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