Hilton to open Istanbul’s largest hotel, conference center

Hilton Worldwide signing a management agreement with IC Bomonti Uluslararasi Kongre Turizm Yatirimlari Ticaret A.Ş to open an upper upscale Hilton hotel and conference center in Istanbul's Sisli district. The property will be adjacent to the former Bomonti Beer Factory, a building of heritage in the city center, which is currently undergoing restoration to become the focal point of a new visitor hub with extensive entertainment, dining and retail facilities; as well as a museum and arts center.

Hospitality designer GA Design of London will be charged with providing and delivering the vision and design of the hotel's interior.

With this opening, Hilton Worldwide now features six hotels across four brands in Istanbul, including the Hilton Istanbul, which opened its doors in 1955, and the luxury Conrad Istanbul which is currently undergoing an extensive program of refurbishment.

The hotel and conference center will be located in a newly built tower, spanning 35 floors and offering views across the European side to Asia. Located approximately three kilometers from Taksim Square, Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center will be an ideal base for both corporate guests as well as the significant numbers of tourists visiting the city.

Featuring 829 bedrooms and suites, guests will be able to enjoy the facilities of the executive lounge, as well as spa and fitness facilities including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. A number of boutique stores will also feature in the hotel as well as destination food and beverage options.

Turkey is a strategic development market for Hilton Worldwide and the fast paced growth has seen multiple brand openings in the last few years, with new additions for growth brands including DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton. Hilton Worldwide recently opened its first dual branded property in Turkey, Hilton Bursa Hotel & Convention Center and Hampton by Hilton Bursa, as well as Hampton by Hilton Ordu.

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