Best Convention and Meeting Hotels in Istanbul

Meeting Hotels in Istanbul

On this page, we have collected the best convention and meeting hotels in Istanbul.

Our selection includes the top recommended hotels for all types of corporate events in Istanbul. Along with conference rooms and ballrooms, factors such as location and the overall attendee experience with activities, amenities, wellness and service are also considered in our evaluation.

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1. Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus

Surrounded by beautiful gardens, this 5 star hotel overlooking the Bosphorus was awarded as "Best Meeting Hotel in Marmara Region". It is conveniently located in Istanbul's city center and congress valley, just steps away from Istanbul Congress Center. Lutfi Kirdar Convention and Exhibition Center, and lively Taksim Square are within walking distance.

All 500 accommodations are decorated in calm tones and feature a private balcony or terrace, creating a resort-style ambiance. VIPs appreciate the Executive Rooms with Bosphorus view and access to the Executive Lounge. Hilton Bosphorus boosts 27 meeting rooms, several outside spaces, a 24/7 business center and a convention center with a capacity for up to 3000 guests.

An oasis of well-being is offered by the in-house spa and health club. It includes a gym, an outdoor and indoor pool, a sauna, steam rooms, a Turkish bath, as well as tennis and squash courts. Gourmet experiences are provided by award-winning chefs.  

2. Divan Hotel Taksim

Divan Hotel near Gezi Park is a business-oriented 5 star hotel located in the midst of Taksim, famed for shopping, restaurants and nightlife. The most important business addresses like Istanbul Congress Center and Lutfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Center are a short walk away. All 190 guest rooms are furnished in a classic style with warm beige tones.

The hotel provides a business center, 6 modern meeting rooms ranging in size from 48 m² to 345 m² that are set with state-of-the-art equipment. In terms of VIP service, Divan Hotel meets every need. Concierge service and executive transfers are offered; there is even a helipad.

Featuring a semi-Olympic indoor pool, Turkish bath, jet pool, sauna, and Pilates studio, the spa and fitness area is the ideal place to recharge your batteries after a day of meetings. Guests can enjoy culinary creations at the main restaurant, a Japanese restaurant, a patisserie and a pub.

3. Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus

This 5 star luxury hotel is situated in Istanbul’s lively Beşiktaş neighborhood, near the Bosphorus and Dolmabahce Palace. Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus has 553 stylish rooms and suites luxuriously decorated in a blend of Turkish and modern styles. Executive rooms come with exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, featuring private check-in & check-out, drinks and snacks throughout the day and many more benefits.

Honored as 'Europe's Leading Conference Hotel' in 2015, the hotel has 26 meeting rooms and a sumptuously decorated Grand Ballroom with capacity for up to 1,200 guests.

After a day of conferences nothing beats a refreshing cocktail at Summit Bar & Terrace, offering a spectacular 240-degree view of Istanbul’s skyline. Other dining options are provided by the main restaurant and the Lobby Lounge & Patisserie. Recreational facilities include a tennis club, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools and a full-service spa with a large number of treatments and wellness programs.

4. Swissotel the Bosphorus

Surrounded by historical gardens that are part of the majestic Dolmabahce Palace, Swissotel the Bosphorus is centrally located on the European shore of the Bosphorus. The 5 star luxury hotel stands out with luxurious accommodations, high-quality service and exclusive amenities. All 566 spacious rooms are stylish furnished with large desks, ergonomic seating and divans. For VIP accommodation, the suites with pool access or Bosphorus views are suitable.

The hotel has a lot to offer to business travelers. Executive Lounge service is available as well as a total of 5,900 square meters of meeting space and 29 meeting rooms, including outdoor venues with Bosphorus views and three ballrooms. The largest event space has 1,100 seating capacity.

A highlight is the rooftop pool and the award-winning spa, offering a range of recreational facilities and pampering treatments. Culinary masterpieces are provided by several onsite restaurants and cafés. The shopping district Nişantaşi is a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

5. Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel

Overlooking the Marmara Sea, Renaissance Polat Istanbul is situated in Bakırköy on the Asian side of Istanbul. With easy access to the city center, CNR Expo Center, World Trade Center and Istanbul Airport, the hotel has a convenient location for Business travelers. 

The 5 star hotel offers 13 flexible function rooms for up to 1200 guests, making it suitable for a wide range of business events. The on-site full-service business center is staffed. Dining options include a seafood restaurant, a Mediterranean restaurant, a patisserie and a bar with Marmara Sea views. The hotel's recreational facilities feature an indoor and outdoor pool, a fitness center, a full-service spa, tennis and squash courts and a whirlpool.

Renaissance Polat has 438 spacious rooms and suites spread over 27 floors, elegantly and luxuriously furnished with high-end décor. Executive rooms and suites with Club Lounge access are available.

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6. Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus

Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus is located in Beşiktaş on the European side of Istanbul, near the famous Bosphorus Strait. The luxurious 5 star hotel offers stunning Bosphorus views, an elegant interior and 213 lavishly furnished guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows.

Within walking distance are business centers, Bosphorus’ main boat harbor and Zorlu Shopping Mall. The city center is 3 km from the hotel, while Istanbul Congress Center and Lütfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Center are both 4 km away.

Business travelers will appreciate the 16th floor Club Lounge, the onsite business center and 14 multifunctional event rooms, the largest with a capacity for 650 attendees. The rooftop bar & restaurant overlooking the Historical Peninsula and Bosphorus is the ideal spot to unwind after a long day. Relaxation is also provided by the well-equipped fitness & spa center with a heated indoor pool, a whirlpool, a Turkish bath, a sauna and steam room.

7.  Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent

Situated in Istanbul’s thriving business and finance district Şişli, this upscale 5 star hotel combines productivity and wellness. Many international company headquarters are in proximity. Trump Towers Istanbul is a 3-minute drive away. Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent has 389 stylish rooms boasting elegant interiors and large panoramic windows. Exclusive and suite rooms featuring turndown service offer the highest comfort for VIPs.

Business amenities include 7,897 square meters of meeting space and 23 modern venues, a business center, a helipad, meeting planner assistance and interpretation services. The rooftop space with an outdoor pool and Golden Horn view is an exceptional venue for outdoor meetings.

Guests also appreciate direct underground access to the adjoining Levent Metro station and Özdilek Park shopping center. Those who wish can relax and rejuvenate in the 7900 m² spa & fitness center equipped with an indoor and outdoor pool, gym, sauna, and a Turkish bath.  5 restaurants pamper guests with fine dining options.

8. Marriott Hotel Sisli

Another modern 5 star hotel located in Istanbul’s prestigious business district Şişli is Marriott Hotel Sisli. Thanks to its convenient location, Marriott Hotel provides easy access to other parts of the city. Trump Tower Istanbul is a 10-minute walk away. The hotel has air-conditioned rooms that boost a contemporary style with brightly units and floor-to-ceiling windows. For VIP accommodation, there are Presidential and Executive Suites with Executive Lounge access, and numerous privileges.

Spanning a total of 1336 square meters of meeting space, the hotel’s 8 modern function rooms provide on-site assistance and comprehensive audiovisual technology.

Marriott offers guests the choice of various dining experiences, including a Starbucks coffee shop, an all-day restaurant and a bar. Furthermore, guests can benefit from a full-service spa, a 24-hour gym, an indoor pool, as well as tennis lessons and wellness treatments at an additional charge.

9. Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center

Hilton Istanbul Bomonti is an award-winning conference hotel centrally located across from the hip Bomontiada entertainment complex, just one stop from vibrant Taksim Square. Business travelers appreciate the hotel's proximity to Istanbul Congress Center, Trump Towers and Lutfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Center.

The 34-story, 5 star hotel has large, elegantly furnished rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer panoramic views of the city. Executive rooms with free access to the Executive Lounge are available. Furthermore, it features 35 meeting rooms with a total area of 11,904 square meters for all types of business meetings. It is possible to host events up to 6000 guests.

Turkish and international flavors are served at the in-house restaurants. A special highlight is the rooftop bar overlooking the Bosphorus. Guests can dwell in a distinctive oasis at the three-story award-winning spa, swim in indoor and outdoor pools or remain fit in the gym

10. Sheraton Istanbul Ataköy

Located in a quiet, picturesque setting overlooking the Sea of Marmara, this 5-star covers an area of 40,000 square meters surrounded by lush nature.

All 285 rooms are brightly decorated and offer views of the Marmara Sea and the marina, some have access to the Club Lounge. Sheraton Istanbul Ataköy offers a variety of dining options, including the hotel's signature restaurant, a modern tavern and a lounge/bar. Free shuttle service to Sultanahmet and Taksim is available twice a day.

Recreational amenities include a health & beauty center, a heated indoor pool, a whirlpool, an outdoor pool, tennis courts and a fitness center. Nearby are shopping centers, the marina and Florya Beach. With a full-service business center and 5 meeting rooms featuring high ceiling that can accommodate up to 600 attendees, business travelers are ensured a seamless experience.

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