Rotana announced that it will open two new properties in Istanbul next month, marking the brand’s maiden foray into the Turkish market.
The ‘Burgu Arjaan by Rotana’ and ‘Tango Arjaan by Rotana’ will officially open their doors to guests on 1st of June 2015, adding a total of 318 keys to Rotana’s existing 13,359–strong room count across the region.
The ‘Burgu Arjaan by Rotana’ – divided into two connected towers will have a total of 162 key, while the “Tango Arjaan by Rotana” will be a 156-key hotel, from studios to one bedroom and two bedroom suites.
The two hotels will share a host of vital facilities such as the lobby, lounge café, business centre, restaurant, Fitness & Wellness Club, indoor and outdoor pools and landscaped areas, as well as a number of meeting and conference rooms.
Building on its partnership with Dap-Yapi, Rotana has signed agreements for two new properties with the Turkish group – the ‘Dalga Residences by Rotana’ and ‘Vazo Residences by Rotana’ – increasing its portfolio in the country to 6 hotels. The upmarket residences – to be located in Maltepe – will add a further 272 keys to Rotana’s existing inventory.
“A breakthrough into Turkey is a significant achievement for Rotana as it’s a crucial territory to penetrate for us to solidify our standing as the leading hotel management company in the region,” said Omer Kaddouri, President & CEO of Rotana. “The new properties will offer Rotana’s signature blend of comfort and refinement, complemented by state-of-the-art business and leisure facilities and a choice of dining options,” he added.
Ziya Yilmaz, Chairman of the Board, Dap Yapi, said, “Rotana is a trailblazer in the Middle East hospitality scene. The Rotana brand brings decades of expertise and a proven track record in hospitality management, and their well-timed entry into the Turkish market promises to shake up the competitive dynamics of Istanbul’s hotel sector. We are very proud to have someone of Rotana’s repute as our partner at a time when we are aggressively seeking to expand our presence in the Turkish hospitality landscape.”
The ‘Burgu Arjaan by Rotana’ and ‘Tango Arjaan by Rotana’ properties are conveniently located in Istanbul’s Maltepe district, on Turkey’s longest coastal lane starting from Fenerbahce and ending at Tuzla.
The Hotel apartments are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities catering to both leisure and business visits for long-term guests and families alike. The new landmark hotels are situated just minutes away from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport and in close proximity to Bagdat Avenue, the renowned open air shopping and dining area. Both hotels are also 5 minutes walking distance from the metro station.