Istanbul's Largest Hotel & Conference Center Begins Welcoming Guests
Monday January 6th, 2014 - 10:46AM PBAKG
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ISTANBUL, TURKEY—Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center—Istanbul's largest hotel, according to Hilton Hotels & Resorts, today began welcoming guests.
With 829 guestrooms and suites, as well as 12,000 square meters of event space, the hotel stretches 34 floors high. Designed by GA Design of London, Hilton Istanbul Bomonti is adjacent to a new shopping and entertainment destination, which is being created from the historic Bomonti Beer Factory site.
Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, stated, "Hilton Istanbul Bomonti is amongst our foremost MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) destination hotels across the world and we are delighted to showcase our stylish design and superb Hilton service in Turkey on such a grand scale."
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center offers the largest pillar free ballroom in the city and the ability to serve in excess of 6,350 guests at any one time, according to Hilton. The hotel features meetings technology such as digital check-in screens and iRoom applications for event planners; as well as outdoor terraces.
Simon Vincent, president, EMEA, Hilton Worldwide, stated, "Hilton Istanbul Bomonti is a superb addition to the city's evolving skyline and what is a vibrant global destination. With its significant scale, the hotel supports Istanbul as a rapidly emerging international conference and events venue to rival locations such as London, Dubai and Prague."
Opening as part of the hotel is Turkey's first eforea: spa at Hilton, offering more than 3,300 square meters of wellbeing space with 14 treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a 500 square meter gym with studio. The hotel also includes Cloud 34, which serves a range of small plates, international drinks and cocktails throughout the day and evening.
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center is conveniently located in the Sisli district of Istanbul, 21 kilometers from Ataturk International Airport, three kilometers from Taksim Square and eight kilometers from The Old Town.
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