Raffles Istanbul

Zorlu Center Besiktas, Besiktas, 34340 Istanbul, Turkey



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  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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With comfortable rooms and excellent facilities, this hotel is conveniently located with close proximity to the city’s top shopping destinations!

About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The seasonal pool will be open from June to August.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global).
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 25 for adults and EUR 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 315 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 2)
  • Pet fee: EUR 350 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 70.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 70.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
  • Guests booked in Raffle Club Rooms receive access to the Raffle Club Lounge. Children under 14 are not permitted in the Club Lounge.

Check-in Special Instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests may be subject to health screenings for COVID-19 at the property. Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration. Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Minimum Age



General description

Raffles Istanbul is set in the heart of Istanbul near to Dolmabahce Palace and Dolmabahce Clock Tower and all the iconic sites of the city. A stay at this property is worthy of remembering.
When you are planning your itinerary, this place is the best choice because of its accommodations and the provided amenities such as Wi-Fi, tea/coffee maker and air conditioning, in addition to the recreational services that are offered in the fitness area, indoor pool and spa.

Please note that the minimum age for check-in is 18.


With a stay at Raffles Istanbul, you'll be centrally located in Istanbul, within a 5-minute drive of Trump Towers Istanbul and Istanbul Sapphire. This 5-star hotel is 3.1 mi (5 km) from Bosphorus Bridge and 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from Dolmabahce Palace.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Zorlu Performing Arts Center - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Kanyon Mall - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Yildiz Technical University - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Trump Towers Istanbul - 2.3 km / 1.5 mi
Yildiz Palace - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Acıbadem Fulya Hospital - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Istanbul Sapphire - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Ortakoy Mosque - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Yildiz Park - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
American Hospital - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre - 3 km / 1.9 mi
City's Nişantaşı Shopping Center - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Istanbul Congress Center - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Lutfi Kirdar Convention and Exhibition Centre - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Vodafone Arena - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Istanbul (IST) - 36.8 km / 22.9 mi
Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW) - 50.4 km / 31.3 mi


Serving a quintessential and unique selection of international culinary delights at Raffles Istanbul's eateries will give you unforgettable dining experience. Try the wonderful beverages taste at Raffles Istanbul’s bar. Room service is available.


At Raffles Istanbul, some of the luxurious accommodations offer city views. Each accommodation features safe, minibar, ironing facilities, electric kettle, desk and TV with satellite channels, besides the bathroom that offers bath or shower, toiletries and hairdryer.


Rejuvenate and reset yourself with the recreational services at Raffles Istanbul, which are embodied in the fitness area, indoor pool and spa.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Planning an event in Istanbul? This hotel has facilities measuring 23059 square feet (2143 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.


The following facilities or services will be unavailable from April 28 2021 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Children's club
  • Dining venue(s)
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Shuttle to airport

  • Babysitting service

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Air conditioning

  • Non-smoking rooms

  • Gym/fitness centre

  • Spa/health club

  • Turkish bath/hammam

  • Sauna

  • Lifts

  • Room service

  • Concierge

  • Soundproof rooms

  • Laundry service

  • Outdoor pool

  • Indoor pool

  • Restaurant

  • Shops

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Shuttle service

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Beauty & wellness
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Spa/health club
  • Turkish bath/hammam
  • Shops
Front desk services
  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
Family friendly
  • Babysitting service
Pool & beach
  • Indoor pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle to airport
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Special diet meals
  • Air conditioning
  • Business centre
  • Heating
  • Lifts
  • Multilingual staff
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Security
  • Security features
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Does Raffles Istanbul offer free breakfast?

    No, Raffles Istanbul does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Raffles Istanbul have non-smoking rooms

    No, Raffles Istanbul doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Raffles Istanbul provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Raffles Istanbul have a swimming pool?

    No, Raffles Istanbul does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Raffles Istanbul have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Raffles Istanbul does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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