Plan the wedding of your dreams at Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul, a surreal venue where the celebrations happen against the panoramic Bosphorus. By Bayar Jain
Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul brings dreamy weddings to life with seamless ease. Located at Kuruçeşme near Istanbul’s trendy neighbourhoods such as Etiler, and Bebek, this surreal venue overlooks the Bosphorus, including the 15 July Martyrs Bridge and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. In the distance, landmarks such as Beylerbeyi Palace and the Kuleli Military Academy—with its 200-metre Bosphorus facing front, covered in centenary Naile Sultan Grove and Kuruçeşme streets— vie for attention too. Pair this captivating event areas and tailor-made hospitality with the hotel premises, and a memorable nuptial is guaranteed.
Weddings at Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul promise…
…gorgeous architecture and design.
Sophisticated design and luxurious architecture awaits at Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul. Here, the lavish spaces come inspired by the beautiful waterfront mansions and palaces of Istanbul. Embrace the special day both, before and after the wedding, at the spacious ballrooms. Or enjoy an outdoor sojourn at the massive garden in front of the Bosphorus. For a laid-back celebration, the lavish terrace foyer paired with the outdoor pool suffice.
Luxury blends with nature at the 1,670-square-metre Bosphorus Event Garden. For smaller ceremonies, head to the 950-square-metre Bosphorus Ballroom, as well as the function rooms—such as Melissa and Jasmine Ballrooms—that can be divided into two to pave the way for weddings of all styles and capacities. At the 890-square-metre Crystal Event Room, find an extremely high ceiling, two-floored loft-style design, and an outdoor courtyard ideal for parties and multi-purpose events.
Venues aside, the the stay options also are just gorgeous. The Naile Sultan Suite is designed for couples who enjoy getting ready with their friends and family. Indoors, this suite houses bronze elements and onyx marble paired with organic textures and patterns inspired by Istanbul’s beloved tulip. Look further, and the space offers direct access to the Bosphorus Garden event area. Plus 24-hour room service and family amenities are also available upon request.
…intuitive service and care.
The team at Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul, is trained to help every step of the way. On-site wedding designers carefully handle everything — from flower arrangements, beauty services, menu creations, and more. The team is also well-versed with varying cultures, beliefs, and practices — both, traditional and modern. What’s more—the team seamlessly helps organise bachelorette parties and traditional henna nights too!
The experienced Concierge team can also organise tours led by professional tour guides to explore the cultural legacy of Istanbul. This includes, but is not limited to, a Bosphorus tour, shopping excursion and sightseeing.
…gourmet wedding menus.
Unlike typical wedding menus, Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul has introduced prestigious gourmet delicacy menus with a singular presentation. Picture magical wedding cakes that come accentuated by artistic appearances and unparalleled taste, courtesy talented pastry chefs.
…custom-made wedding packages.
Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul understands that each wedding is different. That’s why the team offers various custom-made wedding packages. For example, there are ballrooms for couples who wish to continue their wedding night with an after-party, a breakfast at a luxury yacht, a spa treatment with the family prior to the wedding or a cocktail next to the outdoor pool and brunch indulgence. The Bride Hammam programme delights groups of up to 15 guests for three hours in a hammam at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul, a gorgeous 3,500-square-metre wellness haven that offers distinct treatments and treats. The premises is home to three hammam, separate for women and men, with private scrub rooms for those who seek an authentic bathing ritual.
The hotel provides additional features that include carefully-curated dining menus and décor, menu and wine tastings, an on-site wedding planning tea, luxury setup for the bridal couple’s accommodation, and an after- party option. Taking the celebration beyond the ceremonies, the hotel even provides exclusive offerings for honeymoon vacations at Mandarin Oriental hotels or resorts worldwide.
So if you’re looking for the ultimate luxe dream wedding experience, then you know where to head!
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