by Lisa Grimaldi | October 01, 2006

Ciragan Palace KempinskiSavor the splendor of Ottoman Empire style in the renovated Palace Suites of Istanbul’s Ciragan Palace Kempinski. The 11 palatial quarters feature luxurious touches, including exquisite period furnishings, handwoven Turkish carpets and 24-hour personal butler service. The Palace Suite, pictured at right, offers sweeping floor-to-ceiling views of the Bosporus Strait. (011) 90-212-326-46-46;