Opening date announced for billion-dollar hotel in Turkey, room rates named
The newest project of the Peninsula hotel group, The Peninsula Istanbul, is scheduled to open in Istanbul in February. The group’s first hotel in Turkey, with the declared cosmic cost of a billion dollars, will open in the most popular location on the shores of the Bosphorus. The first guests to book a room at the hotel on the “special offer” the room will cost “only” 1,050 euros per night.
The Peninsula Hotels, a hotel chain that started in 1928 in Hong Kong, specializing in luxury hotels, opens its first hotel in Turkey, “the result of painstaking work to which the brand attaches great importance throughout the world”. Note that in Europe, a hotel of the group opened only in Paris, three other hotels work in the U.S. and six – in Asian countries. The Peninsula Istanbul will be located in three renovated historic buildings on the shores of the Bosphorus – the buildings themselves were built in the early 1900s. Tourists are promised “a view of the Historic Peninsula, flower gardens and the connection of East and West. In total, Peninsula Istanbul will offer tourists 177 rooms ranging in size from 40m2 to spacious suites with sea views.
Clement Kwok, Chairman and Managing Director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, which owns and operates Peninsula Hotels, said, “As an investor with many years in the business, we spend years choosing the best location when opening a Peninsula hotel. Together with our esteemed partners Doğuş Group and Bilgili Holding, we are pleased to expand our global presence with the opening of The Peninsula Istanbul. We have put a lot of time and effort into restoring this beautiful home on the Bosphorus and look forward to welcoming our guests.”
Tourists were also informed that “exclusively for the opening” The Peninsula Istanbul is presenting a special offer of €1,050 per room, including tomorrow. In addition, the first tourists will be able to receive a €100 gift voucher for restaurants, spas and wellness services, and free airport transfers for all suites booked.