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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Istanbul hotel in Istanbul City Center, walk to Dolmabahce Palace


This family-friendly Istanbul hotel is located in the historical district, within 3 mi (5 km) of Taksim Square and Grand Bazaar. Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 243 rooms boast fireplaces and deep soaking tubs, while also providing free WiFi, free wired Internet, and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find sofa beds, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul features an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. 8 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers a spa tub, a 24-hour fitness center, and a sauna. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul has designated areas for smoking.

  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 243 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Bidet 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Desk 
  • Fireplace 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Atelier Real Food - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only.

Bleu Bar - Overlooking the ocean, this bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Atelier Lounge - Onsite brasserie.

Atelier Terrace - This bistro specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

The Ritz-Carlton has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 30 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 205 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 20 per day
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 20 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 50 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 50 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Istanbul Ritz-Carlton
  • Ritz-Carlton Hotel Istanbul
  • Ritz-Carlton Istanbul
  • Ritz-Carlton Istanbul Hotel
  • Ritz Istanbul
  • Istanbul Ritz Carlton
  • The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul Hotel Istanbul

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul is listed in the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.

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