Experience cosmopolitan Istanbul as a local in the know. The first W Hotel in Europe is the center of the historic Akaretler Row Houses, a hip and trendy district.
THE W LOUNGE
Where do you lounge? Unwind after work? Take a whirlwind night on the town? This is where it all begins.Watch the action unfold. Or create your own. Nothing stays the same in our ever-evolving scene of innovative installations, dazzling designs and mesmerizing music by the world's hottest artists, overlooking the bustling and beautiful Akaretler from this second-floor perch. Eclectic, unexpected, electric. Enjoy cool mixes personally directed by Dogus Cabakcor, one of the hottest Turkish House DJs, and move to grooves by the hottest spin masters in the country. Go global when internationally renowned DJs cameo behind the controls, jiving to vibes from all over the world. Listen to lounge and chill-out music during the day and deep, funky, progressive house music at night.
Where classic masterpieces created with epicurean excellence are presented in a warm, contemporary setting surrounded by modern art pieces, the legend of Frederic's lives on. Once again, Istanbul's fashionistas, culture vultures, buzzworthy names and gastronomy-seeking guests will gather in the welcoming, elegant ambience of one of the city's favorite venues for casual chic dining. The intimate and warm dining room glows by the lights of Akaretler at night. We curate our art with heart - a revolving gallery of stunning pieces evolves each month, to your surprise and delight, reflecting the innovation executive chef Tolga Atalay brings to his signature specialties. Created from the most well-known, luxuriously sourced ingredients: turbot, truffles, saffron, oysters, asparagus, caviar, dry aged meat, veal, cheeses, refined French sauces, savor gourmet pizzas, pastas, risottos, fine steaks and seafood followed by dazzling desserts.
Istanbul's hottest new chef, meet cool, casual and fun. Emre Capa, one of the stars of the city's trendy dining scene and nightlife royalty, pleases the palate in this casually contemporary space where you can cozy up over small plates. Every experience is a new one, whether it's an upbeat entertaining evening, viewing a selection of art from young Turkish artists or feeling the rhythm of down-tempo electronic and lounge beats, driven by a dynamic indulgence in food, drinks and music - life for the soul. In with the crowd or out on the scene, the titillating tastes from around the globe with Capa's unique touch will captivate. From mini bites to salmon tartar, there's something for everyone with sharing-sized servings - start with salads before marvelous mains such as mint and lemon risotto and square ciabatta burger with pear confit. Here, every ending is happy with sweet treats like almond chocolate pie and mastica crème brulee. A delightful drinks list completes a great time where everyone is a good friend - including your servers, female chefs who are friends of Capa.
sip is all about hip where any time of the day or night, big, comfy couches invite you to take a seat, have a drink, read a book, play a game or savor a snack. Why not linger, lounge, socialize, stay, and sip a while? Overlooking the vibrant and historic Akaretler Row, we've filled our cozy corner with a selection of culturally aware books from our shelves and delicious finger foods to accompany your oh-so-refreshing cocktail. Kick up your feet and power down in Mustafa Toner's vision of warmth and contemporary cool. A comprehensive drinks selection has something for every hour and mood, so you can refresh while you relax.
Relax in soothing, trend-spotting but Zen-inspiring W Lounge, or host the year's most memorable soiree at private event space set against stunning views of the spectacular Bosphorus and magnificent city skyline. The Akaretler Row houses may be bursting with the best restaurants and nightlife in Istanbul, but you don't have to step out to enjoy an intimate dinner for two at our beautiful and unique restaurants, Frederic's and Minyon.
When you're ready, retreat to your spacious room, fully stocked with every comfort, including a state-of-the-art entertainment system and a Munchie Box full of delightful surprises. For taking care of business, your room is completely wired so you're always connected with the world. And if you need anything else, Whatever/Whenever® team is on duty 24/7/365.
Focusing on physical, emotional and mental well-being, W Day Spa allows you to relax and experience Ligne St. Barth's Caribbean products. The skin care products of St. Barth are exclusively manufactured on the island and contain all active ingredients of the plants, fruits and flowers. Enjoy the tropic freshness by exploring the body treatment products.
In the pulsating heart of the city, iconic as an international metropolis and exotic as an ancient empire, welcome to the W Istanbul, where 136 guest rooms and specialty suites reflect the latest in modern amenities. Comfortable. Stylish. Cool. Each room comes equipped with what you need to stay connected. So revel in magnificence. Stay a while.
Who loves design?
The guest rooms are the carriers of the soul of combination logic; East meets West, history meets modernism and contemporarty luxury. The room design is based on the old Turkish tradition of Safranbolu houses - all functional activities are hidden behind doors, the sink resembles the marble basin of a classical Turkish bath and the red transparent wall seperating the shower area creates and exotic and sexy effect in the room. Marmara marble is used on all wet ground. The original stone pattern of the Dolmabahce Akaretler Row Houses is used on the bathroom mirrors, bedheads and ceilings.
Besiktas - 0.5 km
Sirkeci Station - 5 km
Aiport - 25 km
Dolmabahce Palace - 0.2 km
Lutfi Kirdar - 1.6 km
Nisantasi - 1.5 km
Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul . . . an empire by any name and still as historical, beautiful, glorious, triumphant and architecturally stunning. From the labyrinthine passages of the ancient and bustling Grand Bazaar to the trendy and restored Akaretler Row houses and boutiques, traditional Turkish hamams to stunning Bosphorus, cozy hookah lounges to modern rooftop bars, fascinating mosques to avant-garde nightlife hot spots, the W Istanbul holds court in the heart of it all. A modern and stylish iconic landmark, most sights, shopping and supping are minutes from the hotel, by two feet or four wheels. Old World, meet New World.
Lose yourself in the Bazaar Quarter's maze of interconnecting vaults and walkways, the world's oldest shopping malls for connoisseurs of retail therapy featuring lush fabrics, fascinating spices, artisanal crafts and antique trinkets. Or browse exclusive boutiques by Paul Smith, Marc Jacobs, Jimmy Choo, Fred Perry, Lanvin and others in the Akaretler Row, where you'll discover another of the city's empires—fashion. Soak in more history in the Sultanahmet district, from the wondrous Hippodrome to the old imperial Topkapı and Dolmabahçe palaces, underground Yerebatan Cistern, Blue Mosque and Haghia Sophia. Intersperse your explorations with cultural respites at institutions such as the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art, Istanbul Modern, Archaeology Museum, Rahmi M Koç Museum and yes, even the UFO Museum.
Not only will you experience worlds and centuries in a day, you'll cross continents, too. The Bosphorus Bridge spans Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus and is one of the best vantage points from which to take in the spectacular cityscape of cascading domes, glittering minarets and sparkling skyscrapers aglow in golden Mediterranean sunshine or magical night lights. Find romance on the magical Galata Bridge, a protagonist in the most famous Turkish literature, theater and poetry.
As fairy lights strung above tea gardens bestow a magical glow, raise a glass of raki as you savor the mysterious aroma of hookah or be entranced by the exuberant shimmy of belly dancing. Fall under the spell of exotic mysticism, and stay for the crusade to fill your senses with the legacy of Old World wonderment.
A variety of airport shuttle buses run regularly from both Ataturk (IST) and Sabiha (SAW) airports regularly throughout the day and evening (frequency may be lower after 7pm for certain services), starting at €5 per passenger, depending on service and type of shuttle – for example, door-to-door service will cost more than a general drop-off in the Taksim downtown area. It takes approximately 50 minutes to get to the city from the airport.
Take the M1 Aksaray-Havalimani line to Aksaray. Transfer to the T1 Zeytinburnu-Kabatas line and get off at the Kabatas stop, the last on the line. The hotel is five minutes by taxi or a 15-minute walk from Kabatas. The entire journey should take between 20 to 35 minutes.
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