Feather-light crystal chandeliers and sleek, onyx-clad pillars welcome you into the Grand Lobby of Raffles Istanbul, where a journey of artistic discovery begins. Every space within the hotel showcases our magnificent, commissioned contemporary art collection, while the decor takes inspiration from the city’s illustrious past and innovative present to immerse you in our very own Dream of Istanbul. Glittering Byzantine jewellery and ancient mosaics.
The spinning motion of the whirling dervishes and geometric motifs from the medieval Seljuk Empire. All represented within the hotel’s rooms, suites and public spaces, transforming each one into an eclectic celebration of Turkish culture.