Published on : Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center, Istanbul’s largest hotel, welcomes guests for the first time. With 829 guest rooms and suites, as well as 12,000 square meters of event space, the hotel builds on Hilton’s legacy of almost 60 years in Turkey, extending its world renowned service to travelers in one of Istanbul’s most thriving neighborhoods. The stylish hotel, designed by award winning GA Design of London, offers significant scale and stretches a magnificent 34 floors high. Hilton Istanbul Bomonti is adjacent to a new shopping and entertainment destination which is being created from the historic Bomonti Beer Factory site. The hotel provides guests with the perfect location to explore tourist hotspots on the European side of the city, as well as new retail, entertainment and dining options set to open on its doorstep.
“We are excited to be expanding our Hilton Hotels & Resorts footprint in Istanbul with this magnificent new opening,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. “Hilton Istanbul Bomonti is amongst our foremost MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) destination hotels across the world and we are delighted to showcase our stylish design and superb Hilton service in Turkey on such a grand scale.”
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center offers an unparalleled option for major conferences and events with the largest pillar free ballroom in the city and the ability to serve in excess of 6,350 guests at any one time. The hotel features state-of-the-art meetings technology including digital check-in screens and iRoom applications for event planners; as well as outdoor terraces ideal for weddings and social occasions.
Simon Vincent, president, EMEA, Hilton Worldwide, said, “Hilton Istanbul Bomonti is a superb addition to the city’s evolving skyline and what is a vibrant global destination. With its significant scale, the hotel supports Istanbul as a rapidly emerging international conference and events venue to rival locations such as London, Dubai and Prague.”
Opening as part of the hotel is Turkey’s first eforea: spa at Hilton, offering more than 3,300 square meters of wellbeing space with 14 treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a 500 square meter gym with studio. eforea: spa at Hilton Istanbul Bomonti features globally renowned products such as Kerstin Florian, Vitaman and Alessandro. Guests will be able to enjoy signature treatments such as the eforea Signature Correcting Facial and eforea Signature Full Body Repair, as well as VIP treatments suites featuring Sweet Memory and Bomonti Hammam Dream rituals for couples.
A must visit for visitors and residents of Istanbul will be Cloud 34, a social hub serving a range of small plates, international drinks and cocktails throughout the day and evening. Offering a contemporary and sophisticated interior on the 34th floor, guests will be able to relax and socialize whilst enjoying the breathtaking views across Istanbul and the Bosphorus.
All-day dining concept The Globe serves an array of local and international cuisines and features four live cooking stations with chefs creating Turkish, Western Grill, Sushi and Thai cuisine. Executive Chef, Yannis Manikis, has recruited a brigade of talented chefs originating from locations such as France, Greece, India and the USA.
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti will also offer the opulent surrounding of the Grand Lobby, serving Turkish coffee, hot and cold drinks to refresh and relax as well as lighter bites throughout the day. Eligible hotel guests will also be able to enjoy an Executive Lounge with views across the city.
General Manager Remco Norden, said, “It is with great pride that we open the doors of Hilton Istanbul Bomonti, welcoming travelers from all over the world and from across this fine city. From the moment guests step through the door they will experience incredible Hilton service and magnificent surroundings, making our hotel renowned for its scale, stylish design, convenience and quality.”
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center is conveniently located in the Sisli district of Istanbul, 21 kilometers from Ataturk International Airport, three kilometers from Taksim Square and eight kilometers from The Old Town. Offering significant scale of accommodation, the hotel features a parking garage with 680 spaces and easy connections to all major attractions.
Across its portfolio of brands, Hilton Worldwide features 24 hotels in Turkey under its Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton brands.