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Timeless innovations by Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah

Timeless innovations by Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah

Dubai, 16 April 2014:  Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah, the historic hotel which first opened its doors in 1892, has successfully completed a refurbishment of the lobby, Kubbeli Saloon tea lounge and library. The work was carried out by Anouska Hempel, an internationally respected interior designer. 

Set in the heart of the city, the hotel regularly turns heads with its Bell Époque style and has become an indispensable venue of Istanbul social life. A number of refurbishments have been carried out over recent years but the hotel stays true to its historical roots. Following the recent enhancements, the lobby that welcomes guests to Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah is now designed with more light, wider spaces and improved seating areas so guests can leave the bustling city behind.

Anouska Hempel, the ‘Queen of Decoration,’ also re-vamped the Patisserie de Pera last year which has become one of the most favoured stops in town for tea and cakes.

The Kubbeli Saloon, the venue for traditional afternoon tea, and the library have both been renovated in keeping with the dynamism and energy of the city. The dining table concept in the library meets the multiple needs of guests, whether they want to work, read or simply sit back and enjoy refreshments. 

With colour schemes featuring wine red, black, glittering reflections and gold leaves, reminiscent the early 20th century, Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah brings together the soul of the previous century and the today’s modernity. 

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About Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. 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 fulfil the needs of the 21st century travellers. Fully refurbished Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah offers a range of revitalised 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 a 380-sqm 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:
Aysin Aksimsek
Marketing Manager
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
Mobile number: + 971 55 500 8704
Phone: +90 212 377 4000
Mobile: +90 533 583 7416
E-Mail: aysin.aksimsek@jumeirah.com