The meeting of East and West, the cradle of the oldest civilizations of the world, Istanbul… Unchanged residence of past and present…
“This six-story, mid-19th-century hotel has aged gracefully. The rooms are small and comfortably worn, the furnishings heavy and traditional. The dark woods and velvet drapes used in the high-ceilinged lobby and dining room evoke an Ottoman Victorian era.”
Fodors Travel Guide
he meeting of East and West, the cradle of the oldest civilizations of the world, Istanbul... Unchanged residence of past and present... When "Orient Express" reached Istanbul five years after its operation in 1883, the first hotels of Istanbul had already begun to appear, in the very cosmopolit westernized section of the city called "Pera". One of those hotels was "Hotel Buyuk Londra" or "Grand Hotel De Londres", which soon after its opening took its place among the best hotels of Istanbul.
Hotel Buyuk Londra is one of the few establishments managing to survive from that era to our time. Passing through many renovations, the hotel nevertheless still graciously reflects the atmosphere of the 1900’s.
With some of its rooms overlooking the Golden Horn and a lively bar, Hotel Buyuk Londra is the meeting point of many people – local and foreign- looking for something different and special…
Orient Express Room
Agatha Christie Room
Balcony Golden Horn Room
Bars and Events at Buyuk LondraOnce, Grand Hotel de Lonres Restaurant was located at the lobby floor and it was well-known amongst locals. This tradition continues today with two bars located in various floors and Buyuk Londra hospitality. From presentations to celebrations, our hotel is the ideal destination for all your meetings, events, banquets and gala affairs.
uyuk Londra Hotel's Terrace is a point of attraction for locals as well as foreigners both staying at the hotel and living in Istanbul.
Overlooking the picturesque ‘Golden Horn’ or Haliç Sea, this terrace serves foods and various drinks. Terrace is closed in winters. (200 person capacity)