istanbul: the istanbul edition hotel opening

© edition - the lobby x-factor is obvious at the edition istanbul

edition is a new hospitality formula crafted by marriott and ian 'boutique hotel' schrager. after launching their first property, the waikiki edition in october of last year, the fast expanding hotel lifestyle brand arrives in boomtown istanbul. the edition istanbul is located in levent, a lively business and residential area. the 15-storey hotel offers 78 spacious guest rooms and a full-floor penthouse, and is designed in collaboration with new york-based design practice gabellini sheppard. an oasis of sophistication in design and hospitality, the edition istanbul the destination of choice for discerning souls. rooms offer understated luxury design in warm natural tones, paired with state-of-the-art technology such as flat-screen tv and high-speed internet access. equally minute attention has been given to public areas, and this is probably most evident upon entering the domed lobby. decorated with gold leaf and lined in silver travertine stone, it reflects subtle elements of ottoman culture. the edition istanbul has additional top facilities that keep you entertained 24/7: there's the renowned cipriani restaurant, gold bar, a nightclub, and when the city's hustle and bustle becomes a tad too overwhelming, the exclusive three-floor espa spa + fitness center can patch you up in no time. although already operational, the official opening is scheduled for next april. location: büyükdere caddesi 136 [levent].

© edition - guest room, lounge and spa [top to bottom]