Pera Palace Hotel

Top choice hotel in Beyoğlu
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This famous hotel underwent a €23-million restoration in 2010 and the result is simply splendiferous. Rooms are luxurious and extremely comfortable, and facilities include an atmospheric bar and lounge (the latter often closed for private functions), spa, gym and restaurant. The most impressive feature of all is the service, which is both friendly and efficient. Breakfast costs €22.


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Quick description

Established in 1892 by the French-Ottoman architect Alexander Vallaury, the Pera Palace is a special category museum hotel designed in neoclassical, art nouveau and oriental styles. The hotel offers spectacular views of the Golden Horn, an indoor pool, and luxurious rooms with city views in the historical Pera district of Istanbul. Popular shopping malls such as Cevahir, Kanyon and Zorlu Mall are easily accessible in 20 minutes via metro line. Pera Palace Hotel rooms and suites are furnished in a classical style combining European and Ottoman influences. With hardwood floors and floor-to-ceiling windows, they all come equipped with a TV and a minibar. The marble bathrooms are inspired by the traditional hammam. The majority of the rooms are complemented by balconies offering views over Pera and Golden Horn. Named after murder mystery writer, Agatha Restaurant offers contemporary Turkish cuisine. Orient Bar & Terrace is a popular meeting point for Istanbul’s high society and international travelers. Kubbeli Saloon is a tea lounge and offers gentle live piano music adding to the magical atmosphere. The classic French patisserie Patisserie de Pera serves delicious Turkish and French-inspired handmade cakes, macaroons, gateaux and homemade chocolates. Pera SPA by Spa Soul has a hammam with a classic heated marble platform and foam bath. Guests can enjoy the steam bath, hot tub, sauna and a fully equipped gym. The indoor jet-streamed swimming pool offers the healing power of water both in summer and winter. The lively streets of Istiklal Avenue are just 250 metres from the hotel. Restaurants, clubs, artist ateliers, galleries and museums are only a few steps away. The hotel is within walking distance of Taksim Square, 3 km from the touristic district of old city, 2 km from cruiseline harbour and only 20 km from Atatürk International Airport where airport transfer can be arranged at a surcharge. Istanbul Airport is 48 km away.

Important information

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Pera Palace Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Services

  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Vip room facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Car hire
  • Shoeshine
  • Business centre
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service

Other

  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Internet services
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Cctv outside property
  • Cashless payment available
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Lockers
  • Walking tours
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift shop
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • On-site parking
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Live music/performance
  • Kid meals
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Breakfast takeaway containers
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Daily housekeeping
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • First aid kit available
  • Parking
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Ticket service
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Terrace
  • Trouser press
  • Tour desk
  • Wifi
  • Hammam
  • Library
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Bridal suite
  • Security alarm
  • Family rooms
  • Mobile app for room service
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Smoke alarms

Internet

  • Free WiFi available

General

  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Lift

Activities

  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Parking

  • Private parking
  • Valet parking

Pets

  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Food and drink

  • Bar