Starwood Hotels & Resorts brand St Regis Hotels & Resorts has opened a new 118-room property in Istanbul, Turkey.
Owned by Nisantasi Konaklama ve Otel Hizmetleri (Demsa Group), the new St Regis Istanbul was designed by Turkish architect Emre Arolat that combines Art Deco era with a variety of contemporary art installations.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Europe, Africa and Middle East president Michael Wale said: "With the opening of The St Regis Istanbul, we are delighted to strengthen Starwood’s presence in Turkey, one of our key markets for growth and a burgeoning destination for luxury travellers.
"The St Regis Istanbul will offer exceptional levels of service and exquisite experiences including Spago by acclaimed chef Wolfgang Puck and a Bentley Suite, and we look forward to welcoming guests at our first St Regis hotel in Turkey."
St Regis Istanbul includes a Bentley Suite that features hand-crafted finishes. It is developed based on the Bentley Continental GT model.
The property features Wolfgang Puck’s iconic Spago restaurant that offers contemporary design and views of the city. Its seasonal menus include signature dishes such as blue crab and lobster Louis cocktail with spicy tomato-horseradish. It also includes Petit "O" Bar that offers the signature Bloody Mary cocktail with a local twist and Misty Mary cocktail.
In addition, the property includes an Iridium Spa, which features seven treatment rooms, two hammams, an indoor pool, a fitness centre and seven meeting rooms including a ballroom.
Starwood operates 11 hotels in the country, including four in Istanbul.
Image: Exterior view of The St Regis Istanbul. Photo: courtesy of Business Wire.