ISTANBUL, Turkey

The Sofa Hotel Istanbul opened in the historical heart of Turkey with 82 guest rooms and 13,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Boasting contemporary interiors and a private collection of thoughtfully curated artwork, the hotel evokes its enviable location in the heart of Istanbul’s chic shopping district, Nişantaşı. The boutique property is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection.

Designed by renowned Turkish architect, Hakan Kiran, the hotel’s interiors are tranquil and relaxing, offering a contrast to the city’s bustling streets. Sleek lines, custom-designed furniture, bespoke artwork and modern light fittings complete the 82 guest rooms. Five suites and a selection of terrace rooms with private balconies offer more space as well as city views. Each guest room offers a large marble bathroom with standing shower and luxurious separate bathtub.

Located on the first floor, Sofie Restaurant is open 24/7 providing gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner. Frankie Istanbul is a rooftop destination and offers an elegant and energetic ambience alongside a unique fusion menu of innovative Mediterranean dishes and local cuisine.

The Green Spa is an oasis of wellbeing and tranquility utilizing the latest Asian and European wellness therapies. Spa-goers can choose from an array of body and beauty care, from Indian healing massages to hot stone therapy and traditional Turkish Hammams.

The property offers nearly 13,000 square feet of meeting and event space across five rooms. The 5,400-square-foot Hallaert room can be divided by glass separations and features a partially sliding roof with open-air access, and a garden and bar area.