Published: 28 May 2014 by: Nicole Deuble

Travellers to Istanbul can now find Shangri La. Located on the site of a former 1930s tobacco warehouse, right on the water on the European side of the Bosphorus Strait and overlooking the domes and minarets Istanbul is famous for, The Shangri-La's second foray into Europe is enchanting.

The warehouse's carefully restored six-storey Neo-Classical facade and two ancient sycamore trees in the courtyard are a nod to the past while inside a mix of European, Asian and Turkish design creates an opulent feel (think Bohemian chandeliers, Turkish marble and more than 1000 pieces of European and Asian art).

Couples will love:

The Shangri La Suite with three private terraces offering stunning Old City and Bosphorus vistas, and the CHI spa with indulgent private spa suites and hammam.

 

 

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

If you have an appetite for regular, bite-sized travel content we invite you join our online VIP community and sign up to receive your FREE Holidays for Couples Monthly Edition.

+

Favourites

No favourites yet!

Explore More

Room for Two: Four Points Sheraton Singapore, Rive

With so many accommodation offerings in Singapore, it is hard to kno

Room for Two: L Hotels & Resorts, Bali

For couples spending their honeymoon or romantic getaway in gorgeous

Room For Two: Maalifushi by Como

A dream destination for lovers the world over, the Maldives delivers

Add comment

     


Security code
Refresh