• Historic top end, award winning hotel and the only Imperial Ottoman Palace & Hotel in Istanbul. Fantastic location by the Bosphorus with stunning views.
  • The numerous royals and heads of state staying at the Çırağan Palace are continuing a long tradition: in a previous life, this grandiose property on the European side of the Bosphorus was a residence for Ottoman Sultans.
  • Resort ambiance in the heart of the city with lovely outdoor dining areas and huge outdoor heated infinity pool and large world class spa.
  • Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is the only hotel in Istanbul accessible by car, yacht and helicopter.
  • Situated on the European shores of the Bosphorus, the hotel is within close proximity of the business district and cultural and historic sites.
  • Suites located in the historical Çırağan Palace building offer 24-hour private butler service, a private entrance and a luxe lounge.
  • The hotel’s six restaurants – all with balconies or terraces overlooking the Bosphorus, offer a contemporary take on Turkey’s rich culinary traditions.
  • Tuğra Restaurant is one of the ultimate Ottoman Cuisine restaurants in Istanbul.
  • The hotel has an open air kids park, a kids pool, a spacious garden where kids can run and play and a special kids room prepared on Sundays during brunch


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.


Boat Tours on Bosphorus

Istanbul, the city which is the bridge of two continents, “Asia” and “Europe”,  invites you to experience a memorable journey! One of the easiest way is experiencing the beauty of Istanbul is a taking a boat tour along the Bosphorus. Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul offers you an unique location.

Historical Tour of Istanbul

Istanbul is the iconic city which you will feel the history, art and nature. You may easily reach to whole glorious Museums & Historical Places from Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul’s unique location and you might be the part of this amazing historical journey. The Old City, the Prince’s Islands, mansions on the Bosphorus, imperial Ottoman Palaces and much more.

Shopping in Istanbul

Traditional bazaars, upscale department stores, shopping malls, numerous trendsetter fashion boutiques and open air markets abound throughout Istanbul.

Outdoor Activities

From sailing in the Bosphorus to ATV riding in Belgrad forests, the city has its own escapes which enables visitors to experience even more of Istanbul. You can also visit  at Yildiz Park which is only 2 minutes away to our hotel by walking and you can enjoy jogging and walking within refreshing into the outstanding nature.


Istanbul has many ways to surprise the guests. Treasure Hunting at the Grand Bazaar Watch a Dervish ceremony in the Old City. Dance and Rhytym Activities at Külliye. Experiencing Turkish Bath.

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Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul Panorama

Dating back to the 17th century, Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is the one and only Ottoman Imperial Palace and Hotel on the Bosphorus where Sultans once lived. The building had different formations including a waterside summer villa and a marble palace. After a complete restoration and with the addition of a modern hotel building including elegant rooms, restaurants and meeting venues, the Hotel and Palace opened in 1991 as an accommodation and event venue managed by Kempinski, Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Being a landmark, Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul has 310 rooms, including 20 suites in the hotel and 11 suites in the historical palace. With its splendid style, superb location, fascinating view and resort ambiance it is a real Istanbul icon.

Since its opening, it has seen countless eminent figures passing through its doors, including government delegates, royal families, world stars and celebrities. Moreover, it continues to be the iconic place to host the most prestigious and extravagant events, meetings and weddings in Turkey with having the beautiful indoor and outdoor venue alternatives. Since its opening, the royal-born continues to be the symbol of luxury combined with legendary Turkish hospitality and impeccable service dedicated to excellence. Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is also very proud to be appreciated and awarded via many leading local and international valuable authorities, publications and guests.

With a total of 310 rooms, including 279 rooms and 20 suites in the main hotel section and 11 suites in the imperial palace section the hotel’s restaurants & bars, offer a blissful culinary experience.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Lilium Garden Room

Lilium Garden Room

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 sqm 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.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Park Side Room

Park Side Room

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.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Superior Bosphorus View Room

Superior Bosphorus View Room

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.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Deluxe Bosphorus View Room

Deluxe Bosphorus View Room

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

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Grand Deluxe Bosphorus View Room

Grand Deluxe Bosphorus View Room

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 a seating area, a working desk and a bathroom with a bathtub combined with a shower.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Studio Suite

Studio Suite

The Studio Suite has view of the Bosphorus and the Asian coast through the Palace’s historical arc. The Suite is located on the left of the historical Ottoman Palace.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski one bedroom suite

One Bedroom Suite

Breathe the Bosphorus breeze while standing on the balcony being adjacent to the historical Palace. 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.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Garden Suite

Garden Suite

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.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Vali & Vezir Suite

Vali & Vezir Suite

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.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Pasha and Presidential Suite

Pasha & Presidential Suite

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.

Few cities have as many world-class restaurants uniting old and new and east and west as Istanbul. One does not need to roam Istanbul to get an idea of the endless dining options the city has to offer; Çırağan Palace Kempinski reigns supreme in Istanbul’s top-end dining scene. Each one accented by a balcony or terrace overlooking the Bosphorus, the hotel’s four restaurants promise incredible gastronomic experiences. Embark on a journey of culinary delights at fine dining restaurant Tuğra, the Gazebo Lounge or Laledan Restaurant. You will enjoy the essence of Istanbul’s social life in pre- or post-meal socialising or in the atmosphere of our bars.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski 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. Laledan Restaurant serves the best buffet breakfast in the city everyday from 06:30 to 11:00 with over 250 delicious items, 80% of which are made with organic ingredients.The “Legendary Ciragan Brunch” offers a selection of over 300 different brunch delights. Every Sunday between 12:00 and 16:00, you can enjoy the richest and most varied brunch in the city.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Tugra Restaurant

Tuğra Restaurant

Located on the first floor of the historical Ciragan Palace with a breathtaking view of the Bosphorus. 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. History is more than an image for Executive Chef Sezai Erdogan, who has taken inspiration for his menu from recipes recorded in the archives of historic sites such as Topkapi Palace.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Bosphorus Grill
Ciragan Palace Kempinski 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 summer dining with exquisite international and Turkish cuisine with a large variety of seafood.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski 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, served on a special three-tier stand along with a stunning view. Gazebo also offers a la carte menu which includes worldwide cuisines’ most loved tastes.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Le Fumoir
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Le Fumoir
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Le Fumoir

Le Fumoir

A posh venue in the midst of lush green gardens. Located in lush green gardens, our 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. Surrounded by palm trees and open to the refreshing breeze of the Bosphorus, Le Fumoir’s new summer extension, Pavilion, offers a splendid view of the sea and the Anatolian side of the city. In addition to all this, you may also indulge in a variety of flavoured tobaccos, served in handmade humidors as well as traditional hookahs.

A favorite is the heated infinity outdoor pool, which gives you the feeling of floating on the Bosphorus. A traditional Turkish hammam anchors the Çırağan Palace Kempinski’s luxe spa, which is managed by Sanitas. Enjoy a mix of Eastern and Western spa traditions, including Thai massage, shiatsu, synchronic Balinese massage, European facials and body wraps. The spa also includes a 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool, sauna and whirlpool, as well as a heated outdoor infinity pool.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Spa

Sanitas Spa

It is hard to decide among many highlights available for ultimate relaxation at Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul’s exclusive 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, a whirlpool, an indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, massage rooms and a cosmetic room. A favorite is the winter heated infinity outdoor swimming pool, which gives you the feeling of floating on the Bosphorus.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Pool
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul Pool
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Pool Sunset


Enjoy the heated outdoor infinity pool whole year, which gives you the feeling of floating on the Bosphorus.

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Gym

Fitness area

The Fitness Center is open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm and features top-of-the-line cardio and strength equipment to burn off calories. Take the opportunity to review your approach to fitness with a professional personal trainer.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Istanbul, Turkey
Nearest Airport
Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Istanbul
Local Currency
Turkish Lira
Time Change
GMT +3:00
Best time to go
April through October

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