2013 October 06 12:00
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul opens Patisserie de Pera
Istanbul, 06 October 2013: Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah is delighted to announce the opening of Patisserie de Pera which offers special cakes, handmade chocolates, colourful macaroons and a beautiful view overlooking the bohemian part of Pera.
Newly renovated by the renowned British designer Anouska Hempel, the legendary Patisserie de Pera is open daily between 8AM and 8PM. Special orders can be placed two days in advance for birthdays, weddings and anniversaries. Patisserie de Pera is the perfect choice for guests to experience the glamour of a bygone era.
As a luxury museum hotel offering five star service, the fully renovated Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah retains the characteristics of the 19th century elegance combined with modern facilities.
Overlooking the magnificent Golden Horn, the hotel is located in the bohemian part of Istanbul in Pera district once known as ‘Little Europe,’ in walking distance to Taksim and 20 km to Ataturk Airport. Today, Pera is the cultural and social centre of Istanbul with its lively night life and museums.
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About Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah:
First opened in 1892 to serve guests from the Orient Express on their journey from Europe to Asia, Pera Palace Hotel has since become an enduring symbol of urban culture in Istanbul and a pioneer in modern luxury. Located in the cosmopolitan Tepebaşı district of Pera, the hotel overlooks the magnificent Golden Horn. With its 115 rooms, including 16 suites, retaining the characteristics of its 19th century heritage through historical furniture, the hotel combines refined elegance with state-of-the-art technology to fulfill the needs of the 21st century travellers. Fully renovated Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah offers a range of restaurant and bar choices, including the Agatha Restaurant with its show kitchen and wine cellar; the Kubbeli Saloon / Tea Lounge, famous for its afternoon tea; or the French-style Patisserie de Pera and the legendary Orient Bar & Terrace. The hotel also has various meeting facilities as well as the 380-m2 Pera Spa with traditional hammam, steam bath, Jacuzzi, indoor pool, sauna, three treatment rooms and a fully-equipped fitness centre.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme.
For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of External Communications
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com