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Mvenpick Set to Open 136-Room Hotel in Istanbul

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Mvenpick is preparing to open an 136-room hotel in Istanbul on 31 March 2015.

The Mvenpick Hotel Istanbul Golden Horn is located on Istanbuls historic peninsula just 10 minutes away from the old citys famous historic highlights, 10 minutes from the Hali Congress Centre, 16 km from Atatrk International Airport and is convenient for Istanbuls most important business districts and shopping areas.

Turkey has an ambitious future vision and that is why we are always looking for fresh opportunities in this dynamic country, said Jean Gabriel Prs, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mvenpick Hotels & Resorts. Our brand of Swiss upscale hospitality resonates strongly with customers here and we see Turkey as playing a key role in the continued success of our companys global expansion.

With an exterior by Loft Architects and interiors by renowned designer Sinan Kafadar from the Metex Design Group, the new hotels dcor evokes the ways in which the Golden Horn estuary has informed Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman history through naval motifs, such as compass designs and interlinking chains, wave wood panelling, the soft application of watery blues, a generous use of white marble, black and white harbour photographs and lavish historical maps.

Bold symmetrical patterned carpeting contrasts with the clean lines and subtle tones of contemporary furniture in the hotels 26-sqm to 32-sqm rooms and striking features such as the curvaceous panelling of the spa and the ingenious wooden swirls of the restaurant ceiling create dramatic focal points.

All rooms, including the hotels 7 suites, enjoy panoramic views of the city or the historic waterfront, 40-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite, free WiFi, workstations, laptop-friendly safes as well as tea and coffee-making facilities.

The private balconies of the hotels Premium rooms are perfect for the alfresco pleasure of unforgettable peninsula sunsets, while the GoldenHorn suite offers the added indulgence of a jacuzzi on one of its two balconies.

The views can also be savoured at the Pruva Swiss Grill Restaurant that features an open show kitchen, a 20-seat private dining room, an inviting terrace for up to 90, interior seating for 146 and a wide range of innovative Mediterranean cuisine as well as Swiss and Turkish specialities.

Meanwhile, at the Lobby Lounge and Bar, guests can enjoy refreshing drinks, mouth-watering snacks and evening cocktails.

The hotel is also suitable for corporate functions with 6 meeting rooms of 23 to 120 sqm and the divisible 380-sqm Golden Horn Ballroom that can accommodate up to 440 guests. The property is ideal for car and product launches thanks to its custom-designed entrance points and unique elevator system. Sophisticated system technology in the conference rooms and ballroom allows all lights, sound and video to be controlled by the swipe of an iPad.

For those who need refuge from a busy day, the hotel features the Serenity Wellness Centre with a state-of-the-art fitness centre, Turkish Hammam, saunas, a steam room, relaxation zone and massage rooms.

Mvenpick Hotel Istanbul Golden Horn offers an ideal range of facilities, a unique historical perspective, a comfortable contemporary ambience and a great location its the perfect package for any visit to Istanbul, said Neyran Tan, the hotels General Manager.


Istanbul, Turkey

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