Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel
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Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel Reviews
Amazing luxury hotel close to airport but far from city center May 31, 2009
I REALLY like this hotel. Of course circumstances would lead to staying about 4 hours there, but this is the essence of modern luxury in Turkey - vast pool, tennis courts, great beds, turkish delight on your pillows at night, a huge flatscreen that you can connect your laptop to via a special port in the wall. EVERYTHING. It truly had everything you can imagine!
also available is a shuttle but that runs hourly to the airport from 6:30am onwards, and one that runs 3 times a day to the city center. The city center shuttle isn't the most convenient time-wise, but it's free.
The only weird thing is that this hotel seems to be under some seriously tight security. There is a guard when you drive in that will check your trunk. And when you enter the doors there are metal detectors that don't seem to be turned on, but still. Perhaps once there was some crazy gang-shoot-out here!
The tea room also looks absolutely magnificent, with a view of the water and pool below (see first picture I uploaded) but CLOSES at 1pm, so I missed having tea here! =( But I suppose it was made up for because when we got into the room, there was an air show going on literally.. right outside my window! =) Wish I could've caught a beautiful sunset or sunrise photo, but we got home far too late and left before the sun came out!
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Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel Overview
The Renaissance Hotel is located just 5 minutes from the Ataturk International Airport and 20 minutes from the city center. Enjoy the free airport and city center transfers.
Experience Istanbul, the multicultural city in Turkey where east meets west on the Bosphorus. Istanbul will host the most important basketball event on the planet. We are very pleased to announce that Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel has been selected by FIBA as a main hotel for the accommodations of 2010 World Basketball Championship. The hotel offers 414 luxury accommodations with amazing views of the Marmara Sea. The rooms feature LCD TV, high speed internet, minibar, coffee and tea makers, safe boxes, voice mail telephones. Enjoy the selection of 6 luxury Restaurants and Bars. Plan your events in the meeting venue for up to 1200 people capacity with 13 daylighted, technologically equipped rooms. Indulge yourself at Sport + health club. At the Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel, the friendly staff would be delighted to serve!.
Daphne Restaurant & Grill - Serving open buffet Breakfast, a la carte Lunch and Dinner. Located below Lobby level in a wam and casual atmosphere overlooking the pool delivers truly dining experience and offers Turkish specialities and Mediterranean Cuisine. Bier Stube - Is a place with rustic atmosphere where you can find special delicacies of German cusine together with unequal coolness of beer. Always welcoming its guests with its unique country style, authentic decoration, elite menu and alternatives of beer. Champions American Sport Bar & Restaurant - Great place to have a drink and taste delicious foods of American & Mexican cuisines while watching livesporting events on a wide-screen TVs. Marmara Fish Restaurant - Overlooking the Marmara Sea, welcomes guests with delicious mouth watering mezzes, fresh and special fish selections, extensive wine and Raki menus reflecting the west coast culinary specilaties of Turkey. Noblesse Bar - Enjoy its stunning view of the Marmara Sea;with flawless aperitifs, drinks from around the world, modern and classic cocktails and appetising 'Noblesse Bites'. Polat Patisserie - Offers wide range of delicious chocolates, luscious tar and cakes, homemade cookies and pastries. Polat Patisserie is an excellente choice for an early-morning bites, an afternoon desert or light snacks for all day long. Royal China Restaurant - Offers a rich variety of food brought from the Kanton province, warm decoration, distinguished and delicious food.
1 km to the nearest station (yesilyurt train station), 18 kms to city centre, 2 minute walk to the nearest bus stop, 4 km to the nearest fair site (world trade center), 4 kms to the airport (ataturk), 62 kms to the airport (sabiha gokcen international).
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