Opening of two hotels in Istanbul under the Radisson brand

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Published on 16/07/20 - Updated on 10/06/22


The Radisson Hotel Group already operates 16 hotels in Istanbul and four brands are represented in Turkey : Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, and Park Inn by Radisson.

With these two openings, Radisson Hotel Group is gaining a strong foothold in the country and concentrates 30 hotels and more than 4,500 rooms in operation and under development. Furthermore, the group has the voluntee to expand with 50 hotels and 10,000 rooms within the next 3 to 5 years.

As Radisson Hotel Group’s Area Senior Vice President, Central & Eastern Europe, Russia and Turkey, Yilmaz Yildirimlar comments: “We are proud to open two new hotels in Istanbul’s most in-demand historic location. In addition to Istanbul’s unique cultural background and numerous attractions, our ongoing investment and expansion, highlight Turkey’s importance as a key development market for Radisson Hotel Group. We look forward to further expanding our Turkish portfolio.”

Both hotels belong to the Radisson upscale brand, renowned for its Scandinavian inspiration, and are located centrally, in historic districts of Istanbul.

The Radisson Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet gathers 28 rooms and provides two restaurants Anatolian-style Şömine Restaurant or Marmara Cafe & Bar, which offers splendid sea views and a magnificent fountain. Meetings and private events can be hosted in the 19th-century Ottoman-French meeting room and historical ballroom. Sultanahmet district is one of the most famous area of the city and is in walking distance to St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and other historical monuments.

The Radisson Hotel President Beyazit Istanbul is 1.7 kilometer away from the Radisson Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet. It offers 201 rooms and suites and five on -site restaurants and bars are available and provide international and Turkish cuisine. The hotel also concentrates a fitness center with a panoramic view and a swimming pool and a steam room. The hotel offers four meeting rooms that can host 50 guests and two event venues with a capacity of 350 guests, with a 370-square-meter ballroom. Furthermore, the hotel is in the heart of the city, offering a direct access to the Grand Bazaar, the Blue Mosque, and the shimmering Sea of Marmara.

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