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Best Luxury Hotel with a Bosphorus View

If you’re looking for a great place to stay in Istanbul where you can appreciate an astonishing Bosphorus view, you can’t go wrong with Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul. Being right next to the water, as if floating on the Bosphorus itself, it’s one of the best luxury hotels in Istanbul with a sea view and the only urban resort on the Bosphorus – making it the best of the metropolitan hotels Bosphorus visitors could choose.

Why Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul is the best luxury hotel with a Bosphorus view


In a nutshell, this fabulous luxury urban resort covering 16 acres of land sits along 200 metres of the glimmering shoreline with stunning panoramic views across the sapphire-blue Bosphorus. Of all the 5-star luxury hotels in the Bosphorus region, it’s surely the best.


It’s nestled in the Naile Sultan pine grove and the sophisticated Kuruçeşme district, which is one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods on the European side, and is close to the popular Bebek and Etiler districts as well as the well-known waterfront Ortaköy and Arnavutköy districts.


Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul embraces the Bosphorus waterfront lifestyle of the ancient yalı – mansions, Istanbul’s rich history and culture, and the defining role of the iconic Bosphorus waterway’s unique geographical position. Perfect for discerning leisure and business travellers alike, this is an unparalleled location in the heart of Istanbul, which is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations – including for those who’re looking for a luxury hotel on the Bosphorus.


As this luxury hotel on the Bosphorus sits so close to the sea with views of Istanbul Bosphorus bridges, you’d be forgiven for feeling that you’re actually on the water!

Sites to be seen from the best luxury hotel on the Bosphorus


The panoramic Bosphorus view from Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul is breathtaking. You’ll notice many famous sites, including the two Istanbul Bosphorus bridges – 15 July Martyrs Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge – as well as other key landmarks such as Beylerbeyi Palace, the Kuleli Military Academy, and the neighbouring legendary Istanbul waterside residences (yalis) and mansions. The site is also embraced by two public parks – Kuruçeşme Park and Bebek Park – and the Naile Sultan Grove protected forest full of Istanbul's symbolic Judas trees.

Other ways to take in the best Bosphorus view


Another way to enjoy the views from a luxury hotel on the Bosphorus is to take a stroll along the extensive waterfront walkways. If you’re staying at Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul, you’ll find a pier in the resort’s garden. So why not explore Istanbul’s Bosphorus bridges and other sites by boat? Unwinding by the resort’s waterfront pool and savouring a cocktail at the pool bar are also most enjoyable! The concierge and butlers will be delighted to offer their suggestions.

Find luxury guest rooms and suites with balconies on the Bosphorus


For a guest room or suite that’s exquisite, elegant and sophisticated featuring luxuriously designed spaces with a picturesque Bosphorus view, look no further than Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul. Its 23 luxurious suites have balconies and terraces overlooking the Bosphorus from various angles. Most of the 77 spacious guest rooms feature a balcony or terrace providing views of the Pine Grove, Courtyard or Bosphorus.


If it’s a Bosphorus view from a roof terrace you’re after, the two-bedroom Presidential Suite at Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul is just the ticket. With three separate roof terraces from which to enjoy enchanting Bosphorus views, guests will be spoilt for choice. You might prefer the Naile Sultan Bosphorus Suite with its magnificent 25-metre-long façade that overlooks Bosphorus views, or perhaps the two-bedroom Oriental Bosphorus Suite with access to three private terraces with Bosphorus views.


Whichever rooms or suites you select, you’re sure to enjoy unforgettable vistas of gardens and the river. And it’s very likely that you’ll have the closest hotel room to the Bosphorus!

The largest suite with a Bosphorus façade


At Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul, you’ll find the resort’s largest accommodation: the Royal Bosphorus Suite. Accommodation at 5-star hotels in Bosphorus, Istanbul doesn’t get better than this. With an impressively long view facing the sparkling river on three sides, the suite reigns over the Istanbul Bosphorus bridges and magnificent historic yalıs. The suite features a private gym, separate staff entrance, kitchen, dining room, vast living room with two different seating areas, and a study. There’s an expansive outdoor terrace, a winter garden and – that glorious Bosphorus view!

Dining and drinks with a Bosphorus view


Visitors and residents at Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul can look forward to the resort’s many stylish facilities and, as you might expect of one of the best luxury hotels in Istanbul with sea views, the scenes from the resort’s venues are magical. There are world-renowned restaurants on the shorefront including Novikov Istanbul, with its innovative fusion of East and West cuisine, and Olea Bosphorus, offering unique and traditional Italian flavours. There’s also a lobby lounge with waterfront terrace, a pool bar in a garden oasis, two Bosphorus-front outdoor pools and a 1,000-square-metre waterside event terrace. Remember to make time for an original cocktail and a delicious snack at &The Bar for an unmatched waterfront experience.

Make a reservation at the best luxury hotel with a Bosphorus view


With its legendary service, luxurious facilities, exquisite surroundings, panoramic views of the Bosphorus waterway and ancient city, Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul is sure to delight every guest.