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Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul receives the 5-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide again, the most prestigious rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, spas, and ocean cruise ships. Inspectors evaluate hundreds of strict standards to determine the annual star ratings.

Boasting unparalleled attention to detail and an unwavering commitment to exceptional guest service, Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul has once again demonstrated its dedication to excellence. This accolade is a testament to the hotel’s continued pursuit of providing guests with the ultimate in luxury, sophistication, and comfort. With unrivalled attention to detail, the legendary hotel offers unparalleled hospitality in the industry.

Ralph Radtke, General Manager of Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul and Regional Director of Kempinski Residences Türkiye, said, “We are honoured to have been recognized for a coveted award from the esteemed Forbes Travel Guide, following rigorous and independent audits of both our service levels and hotel operations. We take great pride in our consecutive achievements and the recognition they afford us in the travel industry. In addition, we are pleased to share news of a significant transformation at our property. Through a comprehensive redesign project, we have seamlessly blended contemporary sophistication with the rich historical legacy of Çırağan Palace, resulting in a truly unique and harmonious experience for our guests. With newly redesigned rooms, suites, lobby and restaurants, we are delighted to continue serving our esteemed guests and providing them with an unforgettable palace-like atmosphere.”

Photo Credit: Kempinski Hotels

“Travel is in an incredible position for continued growth, as people prioritise authentic, in-person experiences,” says Amanda Frasier, President of Ratings for Forbes Travel Guide. “The hotels, ocean cruises, restaurants and spas on our 2023 Star Rating list demonstrate an impressive commitment to creating memorable environments that nurture connection, joy and a sense of place as we experience the world to its fullest.”

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