Istanbul is a unique city among the most romantic cities in the world.
Many couples come to Istanbul to get married in the the most spectacular Bosphorus scenery, and with very qualitative Turkish service given by providers like hotels, caterers or music professionals.
All types of weddings are possible in Istanbul. Indoor wedding or an outdoor wedding, palace wedding, wedding by a swimming pool, garden wedding... The choice is large. You just have to pick the most convenient venue to you.
Find below a list of the top-rated wedding hotels to organize your wedding in Istanbul. These not our selection. People who got married in Istanbul rated them and created this list that will help you make your choice for sure.
Let your dream came true in this charming city!
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1. Ciragan Palace Kempinski
If we were to choose only one word to define celebrations at Ciragan, it would be "majestic". Ciragan Palace is the only building as a "palace-hotel" by the Bosphorus reflecting the charm of an Ottoman palace. There is no doubt that you'll feel like a Sultan on your special day in Ciragan with its charming historical texture, respectfull and qualified service and excellent menus.
Location: Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is located between Beşiktaş and Ortaköy, by the sea. It is impossible not to be impressed by seeing the splendor of the palace while taking a Bosphorus tour.
The experienced team of Ciragan are ready to help you prepare special menus with the couples. First step is to ask for a detailed price quote with the services and check out the wedding packages of Ciragan Palace Kempinski.
Tip: We would like to remind you that, due to the high demand reservations might need to be made as early as possible.
Capacity: Even if the demand for spring and summer weddings are higher, Ciragan Palace is suitable for weddings at all seasons. With a total guest capacity of 2500 people, it is suitable for hosting large number of guests without any sacrifice from quality.
Saray Terrace: Saray Terrace is a unique venue with the romantic view of the Bosphorus combined with the lights of the night. If you have a big guest list, Saray Terrace will cover you with it's great size and unique scenery.
Sultan Terrace: Sultan Terrace has maximum 200 people guest capacity.
2. Esma Sultan Mansion
Esma Sultan Mansion is among the most symbolic and fascinating structures of Ortaköy district.
Esma Sultan was once the richest princess in Istanbul. The mansion was given to Esma Sultan, the daughter of Ottoman Sultan Abdulaziz, as a wedding present and takes its name from here.
It is possible to plan the wedding of your dreams in this romantic building, which holds countless stories from the past.
Want to make an impressive entrance? There is a pier in front of the venue which allows bride and groom comes from the sea.
Location: Located on the shores of the Bosphorus, Esma Sultan Mansion offers its guests a wonderful view under the lights of the bridge.
Discussing the details of the wedding packages with the experts is the first step. They will take care of everything from the menus and wedding cake, preparation rooms for the bride and groom and many other. The Marmara Esma Sultan offers the couples free accommodation in The Marmara Taksim honeymoon suite on the wedding night.
Outdoor Capacity: 1000 people round table dinner / 3000 people Cocktail
Indoor - Upper Floor Capacity: 336 pax round table dinner / 600 pax Cocktail
Indoor Capacity - Ground Floor: 180 pax round table dinner / 300 pax Cocktail
3. Sumahan on the Water
Sumahan on Water has a fantastic view where you can see the historical buildings on the European side like Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace from the Asian side of the city. The building was used as a distillery. It was converted into a modern hotel where you can organize an unforgetable wedding either by the sea or indoors.
Sumahan's outside terrace is just perfect venue for outdoor weddings where your guests can see the best sunset of İstanbul.
In addition to the "World's Best Historical Hotel", "World's Most Luxury Hotel" awards, Sumahan Hotel received the "The Most Excellent Hotel by the Seaside" award recently.
Location: Sumahan On The Water is standing in Cengelköy district on the Asian side by the Bosphorus. It is very close to Arnavutköy Pier and the Bosphorus Bridge.
Indoor capacity: 200
Outdoor capacity: 200
We have close partnerships with these hotels and can therefore offer you the best possible prices for your dream wedding at Istanbul hotels.
4. Sait Halim Pasa Mansion
Located on the edge of the Bosphorus strait, Sait Halim Pasa Mansion is a 19th century Ottoman mansion with historic rooms and a long, marble quay overlooking the blue waters of the Bosphorus. Its magnificent Bosphorus setting makes this venue a stunning location for picture-book weddings.
In order to make your wedding an unforgettable one, the experienced team will take care of all your wishes and needs, from the wedding cake and flowers to a photographer. Bride and groom benefit from a complimentary honeymoon suite for the day and night of the wedding. In addition, a special bachelorette package is available and includes a Turkish bath in the mansion's historic hamam as well as local flavors.
Location: Sait Halim Pasa Mansion is situated on the European shore of the Bosphorus in Istanbul’s Sarıyer district.
Capacity: The mansion can host a cocktail wedding for up to 1600 guests and a banquet wedding for up to 800 guests. It offers 13 magnificent spaces to celebrate your special day. See below two of the most popular ones and their capacity.
Indoor capacity: Being the largest room of the mansion, the Grand Ballroom with a private balcony enchants its guests with a soft pastel color palette, a baroque-style ceiling and panoramic views of the Bosphorus. It has a capacity of 150 guests cocktail-style and a capacity of 100 guests banquet style.
Outdoor capacity: Set right above the beautiful Bosphorus, the Seafront with a private port for boats is the ideal place for a summer wedding. This space can host up to 750 guests for a cocktail reception and up to 500 guests for a banquet wedding.
Prices start from 185 Euro per person (min.150 guests)
5. Swiss Hotel Bosphorus
Swiss Hotel Bosphorus offers amazing panaromic view of the Bosphorus, the Asian side and old Istanbul.
Find the best harmony of elegance and naturalness Swiss Hotel Bosphorus. You may have a rustic theme or a sparkling ballroom theme in your mind as for the decoration. You can organize your special day in Sultan Park among the trees or in the ballrooms that fascinate with its splendor. The experienced planners will be in your service to make your special day become unforgettable. You may choose one of the services Swiss Hotel team offers you, as cocktail and dinner. Either way, leave the rest to the expert chefs with a peace of mind.
The special preparation suites for the bride and groom and their families will be presented on the wedding day with the best view of Bosphorus. Two butlers will be provided to support all the needs all day.
Swiss Hotel makes it possible to keep the entertainment to the most with specially designed after-party areas till the late hours.
Swiss Hotel Bosphorus offers valet service, wedding photographer, menu options and food service for the couples.
Indoor capacity: 750 - 1000
Outdoor capacity: 750 - 1000
Tip: Be sure to take a look at our complete guide to wedding organisation in Turkey.
6. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus
You can truly feel like royalty on your wedding day at this 5-star hotel, housed in a 19th-century Ottoman palace. Four Seasons Hotel is an iconic building overlooking the Bosphorus that conveys a sense of luxury and elegance down to the last corner. You can ease back and enjoy your big day as the hotel's professional team will provide excellent service and the famous Turkish hospitality.
Location: The hotel enjoys an excellent location on the shore of the Bosphorus, in the Beşiktaş district, near the Dolmabahce Palace. There are not many places that offer such an incomparable view of the Bosphorus.
On-site wedding experts can take care of everything from wedding cakes and catering to floral creations and extraordinary farewells, creating your personal dream wedding.
Capacity: From a reception for 30 to 1000 guests, the Four Seasons Istanbul on the Bosphorus offers a range of venues, each more beautiful than the other.
Indoor capacity: The sophisticated Bosphorus Ballroom with panoramic views of the Bosphorus is very popular. A dinner for a maximum of 300 people and a cocktail for 500 people can be organized here.
Outdoor capacity: A marvelous space for a summer outdoor wedding is the Atik Pasha Terrace. The seasonal venue, delighting with lush beauty, faces the shimmering Bosphorus. It offers a capacity for a dinner catering for a maximum of 700 people, and a reception for a maximum of 1000 people.
Prices start from 260 Euro per person (min.200 guests)
7. A'jia Hotel Istanbul
A'jia Hotel is an elegant Ottoman mansion that has hosted countless weddings in İstanbul. It was choosen as "the most charming hotel in Europe" by Condé Nast Johansens.
Ahmet Rasim Pasha Mansion is reflecting the nostalgia of the 1800's, standing in a quiet location by the sea, away from the noisy centers of Istanbul.
Ahmet Rasim Pasha Mansion is a mansion that you can invite to every season of the year. Since it is historical, it is inevitable to see the inspirations of history in the architecture of the hall.
A'jia Hotel is a unique place for memorable weddings with its spacious venue that can serve for large number of guests. (Up to 300 people for dinner).
A'jia team also gives consultancy about the menus, music and decoration arrangements to create the dream weddings. Another advantage is the presence of an activity area for children. Guests with children are thus comfortable throughout the night.
Location: A'jia Hotel is a historical mansion that was later converted into a hotel, located in the calm Beykoz district of Istanbul.
Capacity: It is possible to organize an indoor wedding or outdoor wedding in a beautiful garden.
Outside capacity: In summer, the garden with a view of the Bosphorus is very popular. A dinner for 300 people and a cocktail for 600 people can be organized here.
Indoor capacity: The indoor area is preferred mostly for winter weddings. Here, up to 70 guests can be served with a dinner and up to 150 guests with a cocktail concept.
8. Ritz Carlton Istanbul
Ensure your wedding day to be perfect and glorious with Ritz Carlton, as one of the most luxurious hotel chains with the best service quality all over the world.
During the pre-wedding planning, the couples get a chance to put their preferances for the decorations and for the menu that will be prepared by the expert chefs with the consultancy of an experienced planner.
The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom is renewed to host weddings with large number of guests with a capacity of 550 people. This room with mahogany walls and crystal chandeliers is more than enough to create a dreamy atmosphere.
After party organizations can continue in the hall where the wedding takes place in order to continue the entertainment. However, different venue alternatives can be chosen like other invitation halls or the terrace bar.
Location: Ritz Carlton is located in Suzer Plaza building in busy Sisli district.
Cocktail Capacity: 700
Dinner Capacity: 550
Thanks to our strong partnerships with these hotels, we are able to provide you with the best possible prices for your dream wedding in these locations.
9. Kasibeyaz Bosphorus
Let the spectacular Bosphorus view be the backdrop to your wedding! Set on the waterfront of the Bosphorus, Kasibeyaz Bosphorus is the ideal venue for both indoor and outdoor weddings. The venue has 5 floors, all of which feature a modern design with chrome details, Ottoman motifs and turquoise accents as well as a mesmerizing Bosphorus view.
The dedicated service team will make sure that everything is prepared with utmost attention. They are happy to handle everything from catering and decoration to music and photography.
Location: Kasibeyaz Bosphorus, located in the Yeniköy neighborhood in the Sarıyer district of Istanbul.
- 1st floor (indoor): 100 guests
- 2nd floor (indoor and outdoor): 100 guests
- 3rd floor: indoor 120 guests; outdoor 180 guests
- 4th floor (open terrace): 300 guests
- 5th floor (indoor): 170 guests
Prices start from 75 Euro per person (min.120 guests)
10. Conrad Hotel Istanbul
Conrad Hotel is the right place for the couples seeking for elegance and prestige. You may want an intimate celebration with a chic coctail or planning a grand celebration with many people. Conrad Hotel covers you with 4 different size wedding venues each with excellent features. Check out two majestic ballrooms for the indoor weddings. Grand Ballroom gives a fairy tale feeling with large crystal chandeliers where you can host up to 750 guests at with the top service quality.
Say yes to the journey of becoming a family with the unique view of the Bosphorus, accompanied by the view of the Maiden's Tower and the Historical Peninsula. Every detail is thought of with the finest elegance in Bosphorus Lounge and Panaromic Terrace of Conrad Hotel.
Some advantages Conrad provides for the couples are; Suite room with Bosphorus view for bride and groom along with a room for parents for the preparations, personal butler service ,special treats for the friends (up to 10 people) and pre-wedding dinner for the couple in the honeymoon suite.
The experienced team will introduce the best vendors and solutions to arrange everything from decoration to music ,wedding cake to photographer.
After Party: You can keep having a blast till the 01.30 at night.
Location: Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus is located in Besiktas district of Istanbul.
Outdoor Capacity: 100
Grand Ballroom Capacity: 750
Junior Ballroom Capacity: 250 - 300
Cocktail Capacity: 850
11. Adile Sultan Palace
Feel like a princess in the former residence of a real Ottoman princess! Nestled on the picturesque banks of the Bosphorus, the 19th century building unites historical flair with exceptional service.
Offering 5.625 m² of banquet areas, Adile Sultan Palace has a variety of exclusive indoor and outdoor spaces. While the magnificent halls enchants with opulent splendor and historical ambiance, the charming garden is the perfect place to tie the knot in a historic location while enjoying a unique Bosphorus view. Let the experienced team take care of all the details, such as catering, decoration and more.
Location: Adile Sultan Palace is located in the former summer home of Sultan Abulmecit's sister, Sultan Adile, on the Asian coast in the Üsküdar district.
Indoor capacity: The Oval Hall with its historical architecture and dazzling gold leaf work ceilings can accommodate up to 600 guests in a seated event.
Outdoor capacity: The beautiful Palace Gardens extend over two levels and can host up to 1000 guests.
Prices start from 90 Euro per person (min.100 guests)
12. Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel
Overlooking the Bosphorus, this 5-star hotel promises an elegant setting for an unforgettable wedding. The Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus is also distinguished by its professional and dedicated staff who provide top-notch service, while award-winning chefs can whip up custom culinary creations.
Wedding packages offered to the bride and groom include a honeymoon suite, a preparation room for the couple, as well as sourcing vendors for music, photography and decor.
Location: Boasting a prime location in Istanbul’s city center, Hilton Bosphorus Hotel impresses with lush gardens.
Capacity: Larger weddings can be held in the convention center, with a capacity for up to 3,000 guests.
Indoor capacity: Indoors, there are several light-filled venues. The main ballroom is particularly beautiful, with crystal chandeliers, garden views and a terrace. Dinner for a maximum of 150 people and cocktails for up to 250 can be organized here.
Outdoor capacity: With the outdoor pool and the hotel gardens, the hotel offers two wonderful outdoor spaces for a summer wedding. The poolside venue can accommodate a reception for up to 1000 people, while the garden can accommodate a maximum of 250 people.
Prices start from 115 Euro per person (min.150 guests)
Contact us for the best possible rates. We partner with these venues and look forward to helping you with your special day.
13. Shangri-La Bosphorus
Located right next to the Beşiktaş ferry port, Shangri La is the address of the most elegant weddings in İstanbul with its magnificent ballrooms.
Shangri La's fairy-tale high-ceiling ballrooms create an enchanting atmosphere with the giant crystal chandeliers and dazzling lighting.
Dinner and cocktail menus are prepared by the hotel's master chefs. The gourmet flavors of Turkish and world cuisine make up the menu. It is possible to organize both wedding ceremonies and after-party in the foyer area and the ballroom on the same floor.
The hotel's orchestra entertains guests throughout the night. It is also possible to extend the fun until 3 am with the After party package, with various treats and coctails.
Accommodation in a honeymoon suite for couples, a preparation room for families, discounted accommodation for guests, private wedding organizer, breakfast, Rolls Royce bridal car, massage and special anniversary dinner are among the facilities offered.
Location: Shangri-La Hotel is located a stone throw away with Besiktas ferry station.
Cocktail Capacity: 750 - 1000
Dinner Capacity: 500 - 700
14. Fairmont Quasar Istanbul
Fairmont, which has hosted magnificent invitations and unforgettable weddings all over the world for more than a century, is now serving in Istanbul.
The walls of the Luna Ballroom are adorned with Palissandro marbles, oil lamps and magnificent mother-of-pearl doors where you can host up to 600 guests.
If you are planning to get married at summer months, make sure to see "Ukiyo" on the fifth floor with the infinity pool. The word "Ukiyo" means “floating world” in Japanese. A perfect pastoral venue for poolside weddings.
There is no wonder about the ceremony will turn into a feast with the most delicious menus prepared by the Fairmont Quasar Istanbul chefs. The planning and menu tastings of the cocktail and wedding dinner will be decided with the participation of Fairmont's chefs.
Take the advantage of after-party. Music keeps playing until the 3 o'clock.
Accommodation in the suite on the wedding night, preparation room for families and a special dinner for the first anniversary are among the privileges offered by Fairmont Quasar Istanbul.
Location: Fairmont Quasar Hotel is located in Mecidiyeköy, one of Istanbul's busiest districts.
Capacity: Luna Ballroom - 600
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15. Bosphorus Palace Hotel
What about getting married in one of the most beautiful testimonies of neo-Ottoman architecture? Bosphorus Palace Hotel in a romantic seaside mansion is a dream in white. Noble ambience and Ottoman splendor radiates from every corner here - perfect for an extraordinary celebration. Thanks to its many years of experience, the hotel can host weddings with excellence. It offers menu options specially prepared for the groom and bride.
Location: Located in the former mansion of Debreli Ismail Pasha in Istanbul's Üsküdar district, the hotel enjoys a privileged location on the Asian bank of the city.
Indoor capacity: The noble Event Lounge with panoramic windows overlooking the Bosphorus can accommodate up to 200 people (cocktail).
Outdoor capacity: With its dreamlike location directly on the Bosphorus, the hotel's garden cannot possibly disappoint. The garden venue can accommodate 500 people for cocktail parties and 350 people for dinner parties.
Prices start from 110 Euro per person (min.150 guests)
16. Pupa Terrace
Overlooking the shimmering lights of the Bosphorus, Pupa Terrace is an exquisite place to celebrate your special day. Located inside the Radisson Blu Bosphorus Hotel, the venue provides an enchanting setting for a wedding ceremony or reception. Enjoy the incomparable view of the Bosphorus, Ortaköy Mosque and Bosphorus Bridge from the floor-to-ceiling window wall. The experienced staff takes care of every detail, and for the catering of the guests there is a choice of exquisite menus.
A wedding package comes with a wedding cake, unlimited local drinks and a selection of a tempting four-course menu, among other amenities.
Location: Pupa Terrace is located on the 4th floor of the stylish Radisson Blu Bosphorus Hotel in the bustling Ortaköy neighborhood.
Capacity: The venue can host up to 120 guests for a cocktail reception and 100 guests for a seated event.
Prices start from 100 Euro per person (min.70 guests)
Due to our excellent partnerships with these hotels, we can help you to get the best prices for your wedding at these venues.
17. CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul
With its Turkish hospitality and contemporary design that combines the elegance of history with the splendor of the present, CVK Park Bosphorus goes all out to make your dream wedding come true and make your guests feel privileged.
The 5 star hotel's professional wedding planners and devoted banquet team will be happy to take care of every detail of your big day, while the award-winning chefs will treat your guests to gourmet creations. Relax before your wedding day with a Turkish bath for brides or bachelors at the on-site Safira Spa, and take advantage of the wedding package, which includes an overnight stay in the Honeymoon Suite, wedding planning advice, and welcome cocktails, wedding dinner and drinks.
Location: CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel, just 400 meters from vibrant Istiklal Street, has a very central location in Gumussuyu district between Taksim and Besiktas.
Indoor capacity: The grand Istanbul Grand Ballroom with 6 meter high ceilings, refined marble and elegant decor can accommodate up to 660 guests.
Outdoor/Indoor capacity: Thanks to the retractable roof, weddings at the Bosphorus Terrace can be celebrated all year round. The large terrace offers a panoramic view of Istanbul and the Bosphorus and can accommodate up to 1000 guests.
Prices start from 100 Euro per person (min.150 guests)
18. Grand Tarabya Hotel Istanbul
Grand Tarabya Hotel is located in Tarabya Bay, one of the most decent and chic districts of İstanbul right next to the Bosphorus. Just an excellent location to say "yes" to eternal happiness.
Let's take a look at 3 different wedding venues at the hotel;
The Grand Ballroom: The Grand Ballroom is a perfect venue for weddings with a large number of guests. The grandiose ballroom has a capacity of holding up to 1000 guests.
Poolside Venue: The poolside area with the splendid view of Bosphorus are preferred especially for summer weddings.
Panorama Terrace: You and your guests will be amazed by the elegant style of Panaroma Terrace with glass windows from the floor to the ceiling. It is a dreamy place for winter weddings with stunning view of the Bosphorus.
For the wedding day, suite rooms with magnificent Bosphorus view are allocated to the couples and their families to get ready. Grand Tarabya Hotel hosts the couple in the suite room on the wedding night as well.
The couples can relax at Istanbul's largest spa with Bosphorus view before the wedding. It is also possible to organize a bridal bath here.
Capacity: 750 - 1000
Yacht & Boat Weddings
If you are looking for the ideal setting for a one-of-a-kind experience, you can also celebrate your wedding on a yacht or boat. This unique venue provides a picture-perfect backdrop for your special day and a truly magical way to celebrate.
The staff is professional and responsive to all wishes. Catering is usually included in the price and the music program goes from 19:00 to midnight. There are different price ranges for this service and additional options to choose from.
Whether it’s an intimate family gathering with 30 guests or a lavish celebration with up to 250 people, a wedding on the Bosphorus will be remembered by both, the newlyweds and their guests. Or what can be compared to getting married in the middle of the Bosphorus…?
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