A Brand-New Era Begins

A Brand-New Era Begins

19 Apr 2023

A Brand-new Era Carrying Traces of the Past Has Begun at Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

Istanbul, 19 April 2023 - Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, one of the important landmarks with its unique architecture, location, history and beauty, invites its guests to a brand-new era with a comprehensive redesign project that will combine elegant and modern designs with the magnificent textures of history in the hotel building.

With its magnificent nobility and grandeur shining on the Bosphorus, Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, one of the world's favourite hotels, invites guests to be a part of not only the future but also the past with a meticulously and carefully planned redesign project. Every detail of this redesign in the hotel was inspired by the history and era of the Çırağan Palace, and with the newly designed hotel rooms, suites, hotel lobby and two new restaurants, an exciting new era is being ushered in.

This special project, which will attract attention, was carried out in collaboration with Toner Architects sougth after Ottoman art expert Serdar Gülgün.
The rooms, suites, hotel lobby and two restaurants located in the hotel building under the management of Kempinski, one of Europe's oldest luxury hotel groups, have entered an exciting new era with their brand-new designs, created in collaboration with Ottoman art expert Serdar Gülgün. Gülgün's touches reflect a modernised version of the Ottoman heritage, with designs that sparkle and shine. The hotel's rooms and suites offer a timeless grandeur and unique delicacy reflected in designs inspired by the Ottoman Empire and era. Details such as mother-of-pearl inlaid furniture, chairs inspired by Ottoman marbling art, marble bathrooms reflecting the style of Turkish baths, bed headboards adorned with çintemani and tulip-patterned fabrics, and many more, come together with the history and nobility of the Çırağan Palace. The hotel entrance, lobby and restaurants feature different themes that showcase Ottoman art with magnificent designs.

The hotel will offer a unique gastronomic journey with two brand-new restaurants featuring special decorations.

In the two completely redesigned restaurants located within the hotel building of Çırağan Palace Kempinski, the design and gastronomic innovations will offer guests a refined culinary experience, luxury, splendour, and comfort in a brand-new style. These two restaurants, which will host food enthusiasts with brand-new concepts in the new era, will be among the city's most ambitious dining spots with their unique styles. One of the restaurants will be a chef restaurant, and they will offer unique experiences with their taste and design details.

Ralph Radtke, General Manager of Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul and Regional Director of Kempinski Residences Türkiye, said, "At Çırağan Palace Kempinski, which offers a unique luxury experience, we will make our guests feel as if they were in a real palace with our redesigned hotel rooms, suites, lobby and restaurants. We are ready for this brand-new era that blends a sophisticated style with unique harmony inspired by the history of Çırağan Palace. We are pleased to offer an unparalleled experience to guests from all around the world in Çırağan Palace Kempinski, which combines Turkish hospitality with top-level luxury and has a worldwide reputation."

About Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul:

The only Ottoman Imperial Palace and Hotel on the Bosphorus that once hosted Sultans, Çırağan Palace has a heritage that dates back to the 17th century. The building had different formations including a waterside summer villa and a marble palace. After a complete restoration and with the addition of a modern hotel building including elegant rooms, restaurants and meeting venues, the Hotel and Palace opened in 1991 as an accommodation and event venue managed by Kempinski, Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Being a landmark, Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul has elegantly redesigned rooms and suites in the hotel building, including 11 private palace suites in the historical Çırağan Palace. Moreover, it continues to be the iconic place to host the most prestigious and extravagant events, meetings, and weddings in Türkiye with having the beautiful indoor and outdoor venue alternatives. Since its opening, the royal-born continues to be the symbol of luxury combined with legendary Turkish hospitality and impeccable service dedicated to excellence. Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is also very proud to be appreciated and awarded via many leading local and international valuable authorities, publications, and guests.

Media contact:

Cansu BAŞ · Marketing and Public Relations Manager              
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul
Çırağan cad. 32 34349 Besiktas İstanbul, Türkiye
T +90 212 326 46 46 · [email protected]

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