The Experience

Shangri-La Bosphorus  

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ first property in Turkey, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul is built in13 stories, six of which are underground to protect the historic façade. The building is the second-tallest on the coast after the Dolmabahce Palace.

This 186-room luxury hotel is located between the Dolmabahce Palace and the Maritime Museum on the European shore of the Bosphorus Strait – the 30-kilometre stretch of water separating Europe and Asia. Set within the Besiktas district, the shopping and transport hub of Istanbul, the hotel is close to the city’s financial district and the Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Rooms & Suites

Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul offers the most spacious guest rooms in the city. These luxurious accommodations are decorated in a contemporary style with Asian elements.  The hotel consists of 169 well-appointed guest rooms with a minimum size of 42 sqm/453 sqft, featuring spacious bathrooms, averaging 10 sqm/108 sqft.  In addition, there are 17 suites offering approximately 80 sqm/861 sqft to 366 sqm/3,940 sqft of living and entertaining space, most located to offer the best views of the Bosphorus sea.


Dining at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, is a feast for the senses, presenting tantalising gastronomic treats at its host of ambience-filled restaurant.  An all-day dining restaurant offers a uniquely satisfying combination of Asian and Western cuisines. For exceptional Cantonese cuisine, gastronomes will be heading to the hotel’s Chinese restaurant, with three private dining rooms, a spacious main dining area and intimate booths, offering diners authentic Chinese fare.

The heart of the hotel is the Lobby Lounge, featuring a tea lounge and bar with an outdoor terrace.  Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon tea service are followed by evening entertainment in relaxed yet refined surroundings.

Health & Leisure

One of the highlights at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul is CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, our signature spa brand.  CHI, The Spa, Chinese healing therapies, inspired by the mysticism of the Shangri-La legend. The spa features eight spacious private treatment rooms, as well as three hamams.

Other facilities include a health club, furnished with the latest fitness equipment, a beauty salon, luxury retail boutique and an indoor swimming pool.

Meeting & Events

The hotel features over 1,800 square metres of meeting and banqueting facilities, including a grand ballroom, junior ballroom, six  function rooms, a boardroom, business centre and a teleconferencing room.

A privileged view awaits at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, where you’ll find more rooms with a view of the Bosphorus Strait than at any other luxury hotel. And the view inside is almost as spectacular — a veritable museum, there are more than 1,000 pieces of art on display. The hotel’s 186 guestrooms and suites — the city’s most spacious — are designed with understated Asian flair; many feature water views and private terraces. Find healing at CHI, The Spa, which includes two hammams and a heated indoor pool. Dine on exceptional Cantonese fare at Shang Palace restaurant. Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade at time of booking, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Resort or Hotel credit, to be utilized during stay
    • May also be used towards Spa treatment.
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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