Weekender specials at Ciragan
The Ciragan Palace Hotel Kempinski Istanbul which recently underwent extensive, three-phase renovation, is offering special weekend packages this summer including breakfast and access to its world class fitness centre.Offering resort ambience in the heart of Istanbul, the former Sultan's palace reflects a harmonious blending of the old and the new amid elegant surroundings, lavish decor and every modern convenience for both leisure and business travellers. Since its original opening as a hotel in 1991, the Ciragan Palace has hosted heads of state, royalty, movie stars and celebrities. It is the first Turkish member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Guests occupying one of the 12 luxurious VIP suites in the Palace enjoy private butler service, unlimited use of the health club and other luxuries. The adjoining hotel offers 284 rooms and 20 suites, including the luxurious Pasha and Presidential. In the Palace wing, the Tugra Restaurant serves traditional Ottoman and Turkish dishes fit for a sultan and the Caviar Bar Russian Restaurant offers the authentic Russian cuisine. Laledan Restaurant in the hotel section features 'New World Cuisine' and the Gazebo lobby lounge offers guests breathtaking views of the Bosphorus at afternoon tea. The hotel has banqueting rooms with capacities from 50 to 2,000 people with complete facilities.