Mandarin Oriental has signed its second hotel in
Istanbul, Turkey. The project, which also features branded
residences, is scheduled to open in 2022.
development comprises three standalone towers and is located in
the exclusive Etiler residential area, close to the city’s central
One of the towers will house Mandarin Oriental Etiler, Istanbul with 158 guestrooms and suites and 16 serviced
apartments. The remaining two towers will house 251 luxurious
Residences at Mandarin Oriental.
UNStudio from Amsterdam has been
appointed as the master planner and architect.
James Riley, Group Chief Executive of
Mandarin Oriental, said, “Operating two complementary hotels in a single
city is something that the group has already done successfully in
Hong Kong and will soon do in London. We believe there is room for
more than just one Mandarin Oriental hotel in certain select
destinations around the world.”
hotel will have three restaurants and bars, and a selection of
adaptable meeting spaces with outdoor areas and terraces. There will also be a
spa, fitness centre, and both an indoor and outdoor
The Residences at Mandarin Oriental
will feature some of the most exclusive homes in the city,
providing owners with extensive private gardens and
views of the Bosphorus. Owners will also enjoy Mandarin Oriental’s
legendary service and direct access to the hotel’s facilities. In
addition, there will be a full suite of bespoke resident
facilities, including two outdoor swimming pools with city skyline
views, a fitness centre and six beauty treatment rooms.
The owners and developers of the project are Astaș Holding
A.Ş and Yapi & Yapi. This is the group’s third venture in Turkey
with Astaș Holding A.Ş who is the owner of the group’s two other
Turkish properties – the Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum
and Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul which is scheduled to
open in 2020.
strengthened our successful collaboration with Mandarin Oriental
Hotel Group in Bodrum, and through the upcoming opening of
Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul it is our intention to
establish this second Istanbul property, uniquely located in the
prestigious district of Etiler, as one of the world’s most
impressive addresses. The project is slated to cater to a
discerning clientele who enjoy this legendary city so rich in
history and culture, at the crossroads of Europe and Asia,” said Astaș Holding A.Ş, and Yapi & Yapi’s Board of Directors.