SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

February 21, 2013 11:45 ET

TripAdvisor® Travelers Select The Istanbul EDITION as One of the Best Hotels in Turkey

The Boutique Hotel in Istanbul Awarded 2013 Travellers' Choice Award for Exceptional Traveler Ratings

ISTANBUL, TURKEY--(Marketwire - Feb 21, 2013) - TripAdvisor® travelers have named The Istanbul EDITION among the top 25 finest hotels in Turkey on the website's distinguished Travellers' Choice list for 2013.

The Istanbul EDITION joins a group of extraordinary luxury hotels on the list including The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, and Four Seasons Istanbul at The Bosphorus.

Unlike other honors, winners of The Travellers' Choice Awards are based on millions of real and unbiased reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.

A recent traveler from Russia, Moscow said, "Our stay at The Istanbul EDITION was truly excellent. We stayed at the hotel for our anniversary and would recommend it to everyone traveling to Istanbul or celebrating a special occasion." And added "With its central location, amazing amenities and exceptional staff, without forgetting the excellent interior design, we had an amazing time and felt so comfortable that we spent most of the day in the hotel."

Another TripAdvisor® reviewer from Jordan wrote, "Our stay at The Istanbul EDITION was outstanding -- the rooms are what I would consider true contemporary luxury and the facilities were excellent."

The boutique hotel in Istanbul has a real meaning of "Home away home" for their guests. One of the traveler comments approves it with the words: "The staff at The Istanbul EDITION is very friendly and helpful. Felt right away at home."

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor® offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features.

In addition to the 2013 Travellers' Choice Award, The Istanbul EDITION achieved a TripAdvisor® rating of 4.5 by its guests in 2011 and therefore was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for the year of 2012. The luxury hotel also recently was recognized by Fodor's, the leading name in travel guides for more than 75 years, as a New & Noteworthy Award Winner in the 2012 Fodor's Hotel Awards.

(For reservations, please call +90 212 317 77 00 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/isteb-the-istanbul-edition/)

About The Istanbul EDITION

An urban jewel, The Istanbul EDITION is an exclusive hotel in the heart of one of the world's most vibrant cities at the nexus of Europe and Asia. A thirteen-story tower with 77 guest rooms and a magnificent, full-floor penthouse, The Istanbul EDITION serves as a sophisticated hub providing multiple venues for relaxing and entertaining including a three-story spa by ESPA, Cipriani restaurant, Gold Bar, Drawing Room and Screening Room, meeting studios, business center, special event space and the world renowned Billionaire nightclub. Designed in collaboration with Gabellini Sheppard Associates to an exceptional standard of modern luxury, every aspect of The Istanbul EDITION is treated as an experience of the highest quality and understated elegance. Drawing on Ottoman traditions of extraordinary craftsmanship and an emphasis on comfort and wellbeing, the hotel reflects the best of Turkish culture in a thoroughly contemporary context. In a color palate of bronze and silver-gold, with extensive use of light and dark woods, the interior transitions seamlessly from public to private spaces in a sleek, harmonious environment with a warmly intimate atmosphere.

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