Pera Palace Hotel

Location: Istanbul | Turkey

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Culture buffs will revel in Pera Palace Hotel’s literary past, as this was once the hideaway of choice for Agatha Christie and Ernest Hemingway. Steeped in history, this is the oldest hotel in Istanbul and continues to wow guests with its Turkish charm and luxurious feel. Delicate murano glass chandeliers hang from the domed ceilings of the tea saloon, just one of the many stylish gems dreamt up by French-Turkish architect Alexandre Vallaury back in the late 19th century.
Perfect forThose after an extra-special city break with a large dose of cultural history.
In the knowThe oldest lift in Istanbul is right here in Pera Palace Hotel - and still scoots guests up to their rooms to this day!

Recommended for...

  • History & Heritage
  • City Hotel
  • Service & Hospitality
  • Luxury Hotel

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Pera Palace Hotel sits in the heart of the vibrant Beyoglu district.

Rooms at Pera Palace Hotel

The rooms and suites are discreetly elegant, with tailor-made furniture, antiques and art, alongside marble bathrooms, and many have French balconies with pretty views. Stay in the spacious and beautiful Agatha Christie and Greta Garbo rooms, dedicated to famous former guests - Agatha Christie is rumoured to have written Murder on the Orient Express here.

Food & Drink

Pera Palace Hotel has your gourmet needs covered: Agatha is the lovely signature restaurant, serving up Turkish, French and Italian cuisine, and the Kubbeli Saloon Tea Lounge is the place to be for a delectable afternoon tea in an opulent setting, accompanied by a pianist.

The Orient Terrace is a perfect al fresco dining spot, while those with a sweet tooth should visit the Patisserie de Pera, a sugar den of French cakes that Marie Antoinette would’ve swooned at - you must also try the macaroons and the handmade chocolates. 

Facilities

The hotel has an indoor swimming pool, as well as a large spa, a Jacuzzi and a Turkish hammam - ideal for some pampering in between sightseeing.  

Activities at Pera Palace Hotel

Have a nose around the Ataturk Museum Room, which is dedicated to the famous Turkish leader who stayed here on many occasions. Many of his possessions are on display, from clothes and glasses through to medals and reading material.

Discover the shops, bars, restaurants and museums nearby. 

Best time to go

Best time to travel

Good time to travel (but some limitations)

Travel is possible (but it’s not the best time)

Travel is not recommended

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Best time to go

Hotel location

Pera Palace Hotel is approximately a 45-minute drive from Istanbul airport.

More places to stay in Istanbul

YOUR JOURNEY STARTS HERE

call us on 020 7337 9010 to start planning your perfect trip

Make an enquiry

© 2022 Exsus Travel. Experts in luxury tailor-made holidays.

Exsus Travel Limited t/a Exsus Travel. Registered in England and Wales at this address: 1 Burwood Place, London, W2 2UT. Company No. 3385363. VAT No. 719-221840.

Book with confidence.
ATOL
All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.caa.co.uk
ABTA
We are a member of ABTA (ABTA No. Y6561) which means you have the benefit of ABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct. For package holidays that do not include flights we provide financial protection for you money by way of a bond held by ABTA. We provide financial protection for your money.


International Passenger Protection (IPP)


All passengers booking with Exsus Travel Ltd are fully protected for the initial deposit and subsequently the balance of all monies received by us, including repatriation costs and arrangements, arising from cancellation or curtailment of your single service travel arrangements due to the insolvency of Exsus Travel Ltd

Exsus Travel Ltd has taken out an insurance provided by International Passenger Protection Ltd (IPP) with Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe SE (LMIE) trading as Liberty Specialty Markets, a member of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group. LMIE's registered office: 5-7 rue Leon Laval, L-3372, Leudelange, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Registered Number B232280 (Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés). LMIE is a European public limited liability company and is supervised by the Commissariat aux Assurances and licensed by the Luxembourg Minister of Finance as an insurance and reinsurance company. This insurance is only valid for passengers who book and pay directly with/to Exsus Travel Ltd

In the event of our insolvency please make contact as soon as practically possible giving full details of what has happened quoting the name of your Travel Operator:

IPP Claims at Sedgwick
Telephone: +44 (0)345 266 1872
Email:Insolvency-claims@ipplondon.co.uk
or online at http://www.ipplondon.co.uk/claims.asp