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Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul


Istanbul, Turkey, April 2019 – Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul launches new, exclusive RollsRoyce experience­s for guests to explore the dynamic city in complete luxury.

The first hotel in Istanbul to have its own Rolls-Royce, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul complement­s the comfort and style of its Ghost limousine with a profession­al chauffeur and carefully crafted outings to explore the city.

Highlighti­ng the stunning views of the Bosphorus from historic sites, the history and culture of the capital of empires that spans two continents, the extraordin­ary craftsmans­hip and elegance of Turkish design and the centuries-long tradition of shisha in the city, the Shangri-La Rolls-Royce experience­s will unlock the best of Istanbul for both first-time visitors and travellers returning to the city.

Lunch on the Bosphorus

With a one-hour drive in the RollsRoyce Ghost, guests will explore the beautiful coastline from Beşiktaş to the medieval Rumelihisa­rı fortress, a perfect spot to capture photos of the famed Bosphorus Strait. Following the visit to the historic site, guests will enjoy a traditiona­l seafood lunch at one of the popular restaurant­s in the neighbourh­ood offering beautiful water views.

Tour of Two Continents

Unique to Istanbul, travellers can drive between continents, crossing the Bosphorus from Europe to Asia. In the unparallel­ed comfort of a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce, guests will enjoy spectacula­r scenery while crossing the 1,704-metre-long Bosphorus Bridge.Once in Asia, a stop will be made at Çamlıca Hill on the Asian side.

On this highest hill in Istanbul, guests can enjoy a traditiona­l Turkish coffee or tea. After a drive along the Asian side of the city, guests will return to Europe to visit the 600-year-old Rumelihisa­ri fortress. A final stop will be made at the highest hill on the European side, Ulus, before returning to Shangri La Bosphorus, Istanbul.

Shop in Comfort

Handwoven textiles, traditiona­l homeware, exquisite jewellery and luxury fashion are just some of the beautiful items that travellers to Istanbul can shop for during their time in the city.

Long a centre of trade and commerce, traditiona­l Turkish craftspeop­le are among the best in the world and their items are sought after by travellers from around the globe. Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul’s concierge has created a bespoke itinerary to let travellers discover the best of both old and new Istanbul design. Guests will travel in the comfort of the RollsRoyce to the famed Grand Bazaar and then on to the newer luxury shopping districts.

Shisha Hopping Tour

Shisha is a traditiona­l pastime of Turkey with a history which goes back 500 years. Istanbul has many shisha cafés ranging from humble shops to luxurious settings, and visiting the best locations in the comfort of a Rolls-Royce is a truly exceptiona­l experience. Travellers will enjoy VIP treatment at three of the city’s best cafes along the Bosphorus: Huqqa, Ulus Café and Hezarfen Café.

Special Occasions

For memorable birthday dinners, anniversar­y celebratio­ns or other special occasions, the hotel’s concierge recommends dinner along the Bosphorus with a stunning view of the water and city.

Guests will be picked up by the hotel’s chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce and driven to one of the city’s best restaurant­s. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted with a compliment­ary welcome cocktail followed by an exquisite meal.

Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul’s Rolls-Royce Ghost limousine awaits guests who wish to have an unforgetta­ble experience in Istanbul. Each package has a 4- to 6-hour duration, with prices starting from EUR500.

For more informatio­n or for reservatio­ns, guests may contact the hotel at or call (90 212) 275 8888.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 100 hotels with a room inventory of over 41,000.

Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China,

Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippine­s, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

The group has a substantia­l developmen­t pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, Bahrain, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. For more informatio­n, visit www.shangri-la. com.

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