Wide choice of spacious meeting and banqueting roomsBirgül Özden, President of MEP Destination Business Solutions, has alerted ITCM to two important new conference hotels that have opened in Istanbul.
The Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent is a 5-star property with 389 guestrooms and as many as 22 meeting and banqueting spaces.
It is located in Taksim Square in the upmarket district of Sisli. This is close to the main visitor attractions of Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar, the Levent subway and one of the city’s finest shopping areas.
The property offers all-round views of the Bosphorus, the Golden Horn and the city as a whole. It is rapidly accessible from Istanbul Ataturk Airport.
There are 242 Deluxe Rooms of equal standard as well as 72 Executive Rooms and 46 suites, including two Presidential Suites.
The hotel’s seven f&b outlets offer a range of moods and cuisines to suit every occasion. The property has a 3,200sqm spa that has unisex areas as well as exclusive areas for ladies. Facilities include steam rooms, Turkish bath, sauna and snow fountain, indoor and outdoor pools.
Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy
Also of note is the new 5-star Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy. It features a 17-storey atrium and a decor inspired by its proximity to the Marmara Sea. The interior structure represents the bow of a ship ploughing through the sea Scenic Marmara Sea or city views are featured in all of the 284 spacious guestrooms and suites.
Brizo Restaurant situated at the lobby level and Vue Lounge & Bar at the roof top offer authentic cuisines
Recreational facilities include a spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a fully equipped fitness centre. The new Hyatt Regency offers an open event space, called The Garden that is located beside the pool area close to the sea. It boasts 560sqm of lawn, The Garden can accommodate 450 guests for dinner and 600 for cocktail receptions.