Located just outside the center of Istanbul, Six Senses Kocatas Mansions is perfectly situated by the Bosphorus where spectacular views can be marvelled in a place of tranquillity, whilst being just a stone's throw away from the city's hustle and bustle.
Cruise your way into Istanbul's city center aboard Six Senses' private river boat; easily the most stylish way to access the city
After a busy day of sighseeing, indulge in a cocktail or two at Toro - Pisco Sour Flights, Bourbon Troubles, and Caipirinhas all line the menu
Indulge at the Six Senses Spa and melt away your stresses with an invigorating coconut body scrub or a luxuriating Thai Herbal Massage
Many of the rooms and suites boast spectacular views of the Bosphorus - an enviable way to start the day!
Six Senses Kocatas Mansions is located on the Bosphorus in the prestigious Sariyer district, situated amongst beautifully-landscaped surrounds, and is a convenient 40-minute drive from Istanbul Airport. With its location just outside the city center, Six Senses Kocatas Mansions offers guests the chance to truly unwind when not exploring the dazzling sights of Istanbul.
The hotel, which is set acrosss two stately buildings, features 45 elegantly-designed guest rooms and suites, all of which boast high ceilings and authentic interiors, reflective of the glamour and sophistication of Istanbul's palaces and mansions. For spectacular views across the water, the Bosphorus Room are a superb choice with high ceilings and large windows, allowing light to pour in. The en-suite bathrooms also evoke a traditional Turkish Bath with the use of magnicicent marble tiles.
No trip to Istanbul is complete without focussing in on its gastrominic delights, and Six Senses Kocatas Mansions has kept this in mind with a variety of restauants and bars for guests to choose from. Restaurator Richard Sandoval's venue, Toro, focusses on high-end Pan-Latin and Asian fare, accompanied by views of the Bosphorus; whilst the all-day dining restaurant, Defne, serves up both International and Turkish dishes. Afternoon tea can also be enjoyed at the hotel; and in the Kahve lounge, guests can indulge in Turkish coffee alongside sweet and sticky pastries.
Famous for their spas, Six Senses properties excel in terms of their wellness offerings and programs, and Kocatas Mansions is no different. The onsite spa features five treatment rooms, wet facilities with hammams, sauna and steam rooms. There is also an expansive fitness center, wellness class studios, and two swimming pools.
For guests wishing to explore the city's sights, the hotel offers a private customized boat tour, where you'll leisurely cruise down the Bosphorus for an hour, before being given an insider's tour of Istanbul. Other experiences on offer at the property include cooking classes, hiking in the hillside, sunrise and sunset yoga, and of course, kicking back at the famous Six Senses open-air cinema.
When to visit
A full day tour to the Princes' Islands
Enjoy a ferry ride to the islands bordering Istanbul where you'll have a chance to swim and explore.
Below the hot and bustling city of Istanbul lies the Basilica Cistern, built in the 6th century. The Basilica Cistern is a stunning architectural feat, and is not to be missed during your stay in Istanbul.
Half day walking tour of the Old City
Enjoy a half-day private, guided tour of the monuments of the Old City. Your guide will be able to tailor-make the tour for you depending on your interests as well as adjusting your itinerary to avoided crowded times.
Helicopter Tour of Istanbul
Take in the city from above on a helicopter tour over Istanbul. Admire the bird's eye view of the Golden Horn, the Historical Peninsula and the Bosphorus.
Istanbul culinary tour and Spice Market
Explore the Kadiköy Market and Street Food stalls of Asian Istanbul followed by the renowned Spice Market, stimulating your senses with tantalising sights, sounds and smells.
Private yacht on the Bosphorus
Explore the beauty of Istanbul embarking on a private yacht cruise along the Bosphorus and Golden Horn. Enjoy brilliant views of Istanbul's great landmarks, such as the Topkapi Palace and Rumeli Fortnress.
Spice Bazaar & Suleymaniye Mosque
From the frescoes of the Church of St. Savior and the Suleymaniye Mosque to the bustling Spice Bazaar, this tour of Istanbul combines iconic landmarks with a taste of local life to offer a unique experience of this vibrant city.
Topkapi Palace, Bosphorus Cruise & Grand Bazaar
Admire Topkapi Palace, cruise Bosphorus which separates Asia and Europe, practice your bargaining skills at Grand Bazaar and enjoy a cultural evening with a choice of either Whirling Dervish or belly-dancing shows.
Traditional Turkish Bath Experience
Take a break from the bustling city of Istanbul, and visit one of its old bath houses for a traditional hammam experience.