The 5 trendiest design hotels in Istanbul

1) Gezi Hotel Bosphorus

From its zinc and titanium façade to the wood and leather furnishings, the Gezi Hotel is all about contemporary design and a modern sense of comfort. All rooms, as well as the Fiamma restaurant and bar, look out over beautiful panoramic views.

room with a view at Gezi Bosphorus Hotel

Gümüşsuyu Mh. Mete Cd. 34

+90 212 393 27 09

http://gezibosphorus.com

2) W Istanbul

Inside one of the beautifully renovated Akaretler Row Houses (originally built for the Dolmabahçe Palace’s workers in 1874 by Sarkis Balyan), the sleek W Hotel’s suites have their own gardens, terraces or cabanas. Get a relaxing massage in the B&G spa, grab a drink at the W Lounge and explore the Beşiktaş neighbourhood.

lounge interior at W Istanbul

Akaretler Mh. Suleyman Seba Cd. 22

+90 212 381 21 21

http://starwoodhotels.com

3) The House Hotel Karaköy

Inside a former Ottoman bank from the 19th century renovated by the awardwinning architect Han Tümertekin, The House Hotel Karaköy makes full use of all its beautiful period details, including an original bank vault. Rooms in serene green and white hues have stencilled ceilings and beautiful green Carrara marble bathrooms.

a luxurious double room at THE HOUSE HOTEL KARAKÖY

Arap Cami Mh. Bankalar Cd. 5

+90 212 244 64 34

http://househotels.com

4) Witt Istanbul Hotel

Witt Istanbul Hotel is a discreet and contemporary boutique hotel that will make you feel like a cool local. Rooms are decked out in bespoke furniture by Autoban (the internationally renowned multidisciplinary Istanbul design studio) and the roof has a permaculture garden and plenty of comfy seats to enjoy the amazing Istanbul view.

a room with a view at the Witt Hotel Istanbul

Kılıç Ali Paşa Mh. Defterdar Ykş. 26

+90 212 293 15 00

http://wittistanbul.com

5) Mr. Cas Hotels

Inside the graceful Güney Palas apartment built in 1884, this hotel really celebrates its historic art nouveau and art deco details. Thirty-three individually decorated rooms have custom-designed furniture in light colours that allow ornate fireplaces and crown mouldings to shine through.

interior of a room at Mr. Cas Hotels

Kuloğlu Mh. İstiklal Cd. 153

+90 212 293 00 07

http://mrcas.istanbul

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