Fairmont Plans for Istanbul Hotel

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Fairmont is positioning itself to cozy up next to Istanbul's other luxury giants (think Four Seasons, Park Hyatt and Kempinski).

We hear that Fairmont Quasar, Istanbul will open a 210-room hotel in 2016, which will be joined by branded residences and is part of the Quasar Istanbul complex. 

Historic touch: The Quasar Istanbul complex is in the central business district whose showpiece is the former Mecidiyeköy Liqueur and Cognac Factory. Two 41-story towers will rise above a four-story office podium with fitness facilities and retail stores. 

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Owners will have access to a slew of exclusive benefits, from 24-hour concierge services to a wine cellar and preferred pricing for various hotel offerings including dining, spa and fitness. 

For more information visit www.fairmont.com.

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