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Gold List 2010

Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Istanbul 

32 Çırağan Caddesi


Turkey 34349

Tel: 90 212 326 4646

A restored sultan's palace connects to a grand hotel at this "spectacular site" on the Bosphorus. Rooms' "contemporary decor with glitzy touches" include chandeliers and furniture with Ottoman motifs. Tugra specializes in Turkish cuisine—try the signature testi kebap, an Anatolian dish of meat and vegetables cooked in a jug. Decompress with "a Turkish bath in the lovely spa" or a dip in the "truly magnificent" infinity pool.

(313 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2005, Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2011
Amenities: Pool, Spa

Overall Score: 91.8

  • Rooms: 95.3
  • Service: 92.1
  • Food: 86.6
  • Location: 88.7
  • Design: 96
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