JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea opens along Turkey’s stunning waterfront oasis
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – JW Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announces the opening of the JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea. Surrounded by the tranquil Marmara Sea, the new luxury hotel offers guests a transformative and elevated stay to nurture the mind, body and spirit in Istanbul’s serene Atakoy district.
“JW Marriott combines a heritage of extraordinary hospitality with a refreshing commitment to mindfulness and wellness that resonates so deeply with today’s global traveler,” said Bruce Rohr, Global Brand Leader, JW Marriott. “JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea embodies this holistic approach to guest experience from its JW Garden where organic herbs are harvested for use by the culinary team, to its robust fitness and wellness courses and design introspective and intentional.We know that these principles will be the perfect complement to this breathtaking place.
Designed by London-based KCA International, the hotel’s aesthetic takes inspiration from the vibrant textures of Turkey and marries them with the serene sensibility of the JW Marriott brand. The lobby features a unique flying carpet art installation that pays homage to traditional Turkish craftsmanship with a contemporary twist. Bespoke lighting by artist Khuan Chew found throughout the hotel showcases a modern take on Turkish culture. From tranquility pools in the lobby to hidden garden spaces, opportunity awaits around every corner for guests to escape into a moment of quiet reflection.
“With breathtaking views and exhilarating activities for travel enthusiasts, the JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea is ideal for guests who want to enjoy meaningful moments exploring this historic destination,” said Candice D’Cruz, Vice President – Luxury Brands, Europe, Middle East. and Africa, Marriott International. “As with all JW Marriott hotels, mindfulness and connection to place are carefully integrated into the hotel’s nature-focused design, as well as the hotel’s holistic programming and wellness offerings. “
The 204 rooms and suites of the hotel are judiciously distributed over 17 floors and are as spacious as they are sumptuous. Most offer balconies overlooking the Sea of Marmara and Istanbul’s skyline, and all have marble bathrooms with large soaking tubs, rainfall showerheads, flat-screen TVs, and workspaces and separate lives. Smart lighting lulls guests to sleep at night or gently wakes them up in the morning. The hotel suites offer spacious contemporary living rooms and dedicated kitchens. Signature and Presidential Suites feature terraced Jacuzzis and BOSE® music systems in the living room. The Presidential Suite also has a private gym and an additional indoor Jacuzzi with stunning views of the Sea of Marmara. All Executive Room guests, as well as Marriott Bonvoy® Platinum, Titanium and Ambassador Elite members, can access the exclusive Executive Lounge which offers complimentary breakfast in the morning and a selection of cocktails, snacks and desserts throughout the day. daytime.
Distinct culinary experiences
The JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea offers a myriad of dining options, giving guests and residents the opportunity to form meaningful connections during memorable dining experiences. To open everything daytimeCeres serves Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian, and fusion dishes, with seafood reflecting the hotel’s beachfront location. From lavish Sunday brunches to fun activities to entertain young guests, the family destination also offers a centerpiece with a brick oven for baking fresh breads and delicious pizzas. The outdoor terrace offers live cooking stations and open kitchens.
Admire panoramic views of the Sea of Marmara while enjoying afternoon tea and refreshing cocktails with sweet and savory bites at the The Pearl. Vitola lounge offers a chic ambience, cigars, light fare and select cocktails, while Spa lounge offers the perfect escape during the day. This relaxing restaurant features airy tones and warm sunshine is complemented by a plethora of lush greenery and offers a menu of fresh juices and healthy snacks. Sail bar is located around the hotel’s outdoor infinity pool offering delicious aperitifs and cocktails accompanied by live music and the Mediterranean breeze. After the success of his restaurants in Las Vegas, Paris, Dubai and London, the famous Michelin-starred chef Akira Back will bring its innovative Japanese cuisine to Turkey in June at the JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea.
The hotel features a farm-to-table program anchored by JW Garden, a bespoke organic botanical and herb garden, including tomatoes, mint, parsley, arugula, rosemary, olives, local greens and more. These freshly grown products are used in all of the hotel’s restaurants.
A haven for holistic wellness
Every aspect of the JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea is designed with guest well-being in mind. Serene spaces for quiet reflection are hidden within a natural environment designed to promote reflective and meditative experiences, as these secluded spots encourage guests to ground themselves and savor the moment.
Those looking for a unique atmosphere to nurture body and soul can indulge in a range of exclusive treatments in the elegant design. SPA The Valley, a flagship location of the prestigious Swiss beauty line in Turkey. The serene oasis invites visitors to discover eight treatment rooms, an exclusive VIP treatment room, a private jacuzzi and wellness packages. The hotel also has indoor and outdoor infinity pools, a children’s pool, and contemporary Turkish hammams.
The hotel’s state-of-the-art La Vallée Fitness and Wellness Center features Technogym equipment, while programming includes yoga sessions, breathing exercises and a variety of fitness classes, including spinning on the outdoor terrace. Guests of all ages can enjoy family-friendly experiences such as sailing lessons, luxury excursions, and walking tours.
Ideal destination for events and celebrations
With its spectacular location and magnificent sea views, the hotel offers a spectacular setting to host any corporate occasion, lavish wedding or social reception. Certified event planners are on hand to help with the execution of the event, with over 2,150 square meters of event space, eight meeting rooms, high-end visual facilities, a ballroom of 600 people with outdoor entrance and wedding hall and 24-hour business center. Catering options for events are plentiful, ranging from light refreshments to full banquet menus.
Weddings at the JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea will feature the elegant ballroom with a scenic Marmara Sea backdrop – the only ballroom in Istanbul with access to a sun terrace, a bridal suite connected to the main venue and the possibility of having a menu created by chef Akira Back.
Explore the sights of the city
The JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea is located in the charming and peaceful neighborhood of Atakoy, a short drive from the exciting metropolis of Istanbul. The hotel is conveniently located near the city’s marvelous sites including Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Galata Port, Dolmabahçe Palace, Taksim Square and Istanbul Aquarium.
Guests can enjoy a shopping spree without having to leave the grounds as the resort is home to 11 high-end boutiques, including a Milimetrik bespoke tailor, an antique store, Vakko and a designer jewelry store. Endless shopping experiences are also available nearby at A Plus, Galleria and Carousel.
The hotel is a 45-minute drive from Istanbul International Airport and is also close to Istanbul Ataturk Airport, which offers access to private jets.
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About JW Marriott
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s portfolio of luxury brands and consists of beautiful properties and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW Marriott is a tribute to the founder of Marriott International, J. Willard “JW” Marriott, who put his own well-being first so he could better care for others. Inspired by its approach to life and rooted in holistic wellness, JW Marriott properties provide a haven designed to allow guests to focus on feeling whole – present in mind, nurtured in body and revitalized in spirit – through programs and offers that encourage them. come together and fully live each moment. Today, there are more than 100 JW Marriott hotels in more than 35 countries and territories around the world that cater to sophisticated, conscious travelers who seek experiences that help them be fully present, foster meaningful connections, and to nourish the soul. Visit JW Marriott online, as well as on Instagram and Facebook. JW Marriott is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy®, Marriott International’s global travel program. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including free nights and recognition of Elite status. To register for free or for more information about the program, visit marriottbonvoy.com.
About Marriott Bonvoy®
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