About the Hotel
Breathe in the gentle salt-tinged air of the Bosphorus, the beautiful and lush expanse of Istanbul welcoming you with an enchantingly vibrant atmosphere, and step into the luxurious world of the Divan Istanbul, a Preferred Hotels & Resorts property, part of the Preferred Hotel Group. On the European side of this wonderful twin city, atop one of the seven hills, this elegant hotel seamlessly blends classic Ottoman charm with flowing contemporary style. Spacious rooms are bright and inviting, with floor to ceiling windows allowing in warm sunlight while providing scenic city views. Cream toned walls are crafted in sleek, clean lines, with light wood trim and furniture completing the relaxed ambiance. Accented with classically styled brass and hand-blown glass lamps, each room is truly a confluence of the city's east and west influences. Enjoy all the modern entertainment options, elegant bathrooms with rain-showers, and the comforts of a deliciously plush king-sized bed. With your stay at Divan Istanbul, discover a gem of Turkey and live in the true lap of luxury.
In the morning, follow the delicious aromas of rich roasted coffee and delicious freshly baked pastries, and stop in at the Divan Patisserie to begin your day with a truly delightful breakfast. Stroll down Istiklal Street and enjoy the warm morning sun as you shop at wonderful art galleries, charming boutiques, and tranquil cafes. Enjoy some afternoon sightseeing and visit the legendary Hagia Sophia, a cathedral dating back 1500 years and a mosque since 1453, then continue on to the aptly named and gorgeously decorative Blue Mosque. Take a tour of Topkapi Palace, home of the sultans for 400 years, then explore the sunken palace of the Basilica Cistern and marvel at the fascinating engineering and design. Spend a day on the sea, cruising along the Bosphorus Strait, or visit Princess Island and take a relaxing tour before cooling off with a swim. As evening sets in return to the hotel for a wonderful taste of gourmet Ottoman and Turkish cuisine at Divan Lokanta, or take in a casual night at the Divan Pub. With city lights twinkling, and another delightful day ahead of you, drift off to sleep that night in the warm and luxurious comforts of Divan Istanbul.