Movenpick to open second Istanbul hotel

25 Mar 2015 by GrahamSmith

Movenpick Hotels and Resorts will open its fourth property in Turkey next week.

The 136-room Movenpick Hotel Istanbul Golden Horn, which opens on March 31, is the Swiss chain's second property in the city. It also has hotels in Ankara (see news, September 2012) and Izmir.

All rooms, including the property's seven suites have "panoramic views of the city or the historic waterfront". Room features incluide free wifi and laptop-friendly safes.

Movenpick Hotel Istanbul Golden Horn

Facilities include the Pruva Swiss Grill Restaurant, which contains a 20-seat private dining room, a terrace that can host up to 90 people, and inside seating for 146, and the Lobby Lounge.

There are six meeting rooms ranging in size from 23 to 120 sqm and the 380 sqm Golden Horn Ballroom that can accommodate up to 440 people and can be divided.

There is also a fitness centre, Turkish Hammam, saunas, a steam room and massage rooms.

Jean Gabriel Pérès, president and CEO of Movenpick, said: "Turkey has an ambitious future vision and that is why we are always looking for fresh opportunities in this dynamic country.

"Our brand of Swiss upscale hospitality resonates strongly with customers here and we see Turkey as playing a key role in the continued success of our company’s global expansion."

Currently, Movenpick has 82 properties in 25 countries with a further 30 hotels either planned or under construction.

Graham Smith

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