Autograph Collection debuts in Turkey with Hakan Kiran-designed Sofa Hotel Istanbul

Marriott's Autograph Collection has opened the Sofa Hotel Istanbul in Nişantaşı, a shopping district in Turkey's biggest city.

Designed by Turkish architect Hakan Kiran, the hotel has tranquil interiors that offer a contrast to the city’s bustling streets.

There are 82 guestrooms with custom-designed furniture, bespoke artwork and modern light fittings. The rooms are also decorated in grey tones with splashes of red, mustard and copper throughout. Five suites and a selection of terrace rooms with private balconies offer more space as well as city views. Each guestroom has a marble bathroom with standing shower and separate bathtub.


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Located on the first floor, Sofie Restaurant is open 24/7. Meanwhile, Frankie Istanbul is now one of Istanbul’s rooftop destinations. The property also has a bar and lounge area.

Other amenities include the Green Spa, which has a pool, Jacuzzi and Turkish bath.

For events, the property has five meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology, and up to 250 people can be accommodated in the largest space.

Photo credit: Sofa Hotel Istanbul

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