Ownership Profile

Aksoy Holding
Erol Aksoy

Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus is Aksoy Holding’s flagship asset in the hospitality industry.

The 5+ star, upper tier Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus is a luxury hotel in the heart of Istanbul with 553 rooms including 75 spacious suites. The Manzara Restaurant, with amazing views overlooking the historical peninsula and the Bosphorus, offers exclusive flavours of Turkish and world cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Selim Ay and his experienced team, while Summit Bar & Trace, located on the 14th floor of the hotel with a panoramic view of the Bosphorus, welcomes Far Eastern Cuisine lovers with its unique menu. In addition to the concept menus, Summit Bar & Trace continues to serve its guests aperitif, sharing, snack menus and signature cocktails accompanied by live music on certain days of the week.

Founded in 1988 and opened in 1992, Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus has received the most prestigious awards of tourism in national and international categories for over 30 years. The hotel, which has received awards in different categories at the World Travel Awards for 10 years, has been selected as “Turkey’s Leading Conference Hotel”, “Turkey’s Leading Business Hotel” and “Europe’s Leading City Hotel” for the last 5 years. In addition, it has also received many important awards such as the “Seal of Excellence” in the Hotel & Resort category at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards in 2020, 2022 and 2023.

Aksoy Holding’s 3.5 year large-scale renovation investment, which started in mid-2012 at Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus and totalled USD 70 million, was completed early 2016. Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus officially received the Sustainable Tourism Certificate approved by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) in 2022.