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Renaissance Izmir Hotel

Head up to SkyFire Restaurant Terrace for unparalleled views of Izmir Bay and to sample Turkish culinary delights.

Discover downturn Izmir in style with a stay at our beautiful hotel on ever-bustling Gaziosmanpasa Boulevard. Take in striking views of Izmir Bay and exceptional Turkish cuisine at our rooftop SkyFire Bar & Restaurant or luxuriate in our on-site Turkish baths, fitness center and plunge pool. Then head to Izmir’s famous waterfront promenade, where you’ll be captivated by the lively street scenes and popular cafés and restaurants. Ask our friendly local Navigator to recommend the best places to visit while you’re in town. For an authentic Turkish experience, take the short journey over to Kemeralti, the town's historic market district — and why not see if you can pick up a bargain or two while you’re there?

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC Fragrance
  • Valet Dry-Cleaning
  • Barber/Beauty shop
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Limousine Service
  • Room Service (24 hour)
  • Evening Turndown Service
Full hotel details

Our spin on a concierge, Renaissance Hotels Navigators are local experts who have been hand-picked to help you find what the guidebooks can't tell you.

Fuat Gokbel's top finds

Cybell Taki

Select one of the diverse pre-made pieces of jewelry or order your own custom design at the trendy accessory boutique Cybell Taki.
Housed in a chic boutique space in the Alsancak district of Izmir, Cybell Taki offers an appealing and affordable selection of hand-made jewelry. Decked out with semi-precious stones, the creations from Cybell are an upscale souvenir that lets you show off a little Turkish craftsmanship at home. Rings, necklaces and bracelets are all available pre-made, although some guests may wish to opt for the custom design services offered by the shop. Rows and rows of beads, jewels and fittings make Cybell a great stop for wearable souvenirs.
Address:14 1379 Sokak No:, İzmir
phone:+90 232 463 1728
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Tea & Pot Cafe

Rejuvenate with a therapeutic tea-time experience at this cafe. Their specialties are from some of the best growers in the world.
Tea & Pot is a cozy cafe in İzmir put together by sisters-in-law Zeynep and Nihan. They take their tea drinking very seriously with a ritualistic presentation of your choice of beverage from over 45 varieties on offer. Select from black, green, herbal, oolong and flavored specialties, and sip your tea to smooth jazz tunes indoors or out on their patio. The artistic elements in its decor of pastel hues and vintage-style furniture create a charming ambiance. They also feature a range of tea pots, glassware, and tea-drinking accessories and paraphernalia for your home.
Address:15/B 1379 Sokak, Kültür Mahallesi, İzmir, 35220
phone:+90 232 463 5752
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Bizim Lokanta

Bizim Lokanta serves an array of delicious dishes such as fish soups, meatballs, eggplant puree with chicken, and chickpeas and tripe.
Bizim Lokanta is a local-favorite eatery that serves up big plates for reasonable prices. A very popular lunch spot, Bizim Lokanta is almost never empty, and when you try one of their tasty Turkish dishes you'll understand why. Sit on the patio when the weather is nice, or enjoy your meal in the comfortable, homey dining room.    
Address:4 911 Sokak No, Hisarönü Mahallesi, İzmir
phone:+90 232 484 4279
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Izmir Wildlife Park

Find your favorite animals among the hundreds that roam Turkey's sprawling wildlife sanctuary in Izmir
Izmir Wildlife Park underwent a complete renovation in 2006, expanding this already prominent location into the premiere spot for wildlife education in Turkey. Featuring more than 1200 animals, the park's spacious grounds are impeccably designed to provide a caring space for endangered, near-endangered and almost-threatened animals. The zoo doesn't focus on any one region in particular, so everyon
Address:Doğal Yaşam Parkı, Izmir
phone:+90 232 327 3016
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Marvel at the blues of Izmir Bay from the top of Asansör's panoramic elevator tower.
Asansör has stunned travelers to Izmir since its establishment in 1907. Today it hosts a number of fantastic photo ops as well as a restaurant with panoramic seating areas that gaze out on the junction of the Mediterranean and Aegean seas. Take a ride on the glass-doored elevator and gaze out the windows at the boats passing into the harbor.
Address:42 Dario Moreno SokNo:, Turgut Reis Mahessi, Izmir, 35100
phone:+90 232 261 2626
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Küf Vintage

Rediscover yesteryear's fashion trends at this vintage store. Housed in a quaint Greek building, pick up a 1980s trench coat or wrap dress.
If vintage is your personal style, then a visit to Küf Vintage is a must. This quaint store in Alsancak is owned by fashion designer, Yasemin, and features a regularly-updated collection of clothing and accessories from the 1980s and 1990s. Her keen eye for style is showcased in trendy pieces hand-selected from around the world. Peruse their rack for statement jackets, tops, dresses and bags, and don't hesitate to ask the friendly staff for a second opinion.
Address:35 1456 Sokak No, Alsancak, İzmir, 35100
phone:+90 532 166 3014
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Tayfa Balık Evi

Shrouded in the history of the Aegean region, Tayfa Balik Evi's 180-year old building evokes the timeless nature of Izmir's culture.
A lovingly preserved house, a hidden garden and a delightful menu of traditional Turkish fare sets Tayfa Balik Evi apart as one of the most enchanting restaurants in Izmir. The building, a residential house owned by a Greek family in the 19th Century, is decorated with ephemera, newspaper clippings, photos of old Izmir and its inhabitants, as well as modern soccer teams and a few nazar (evil eye) wall hangings sprinkled here and there. A gorgeous hidden patio is the perfect place to enjoy the small seafood-heavy menu of delicious dishes that speak to the Aegean heritage of this location. The rooftop terrace, open during summer, offers exceptional views of the sea and is worth waiting for. A stunningly cozy seafood spot that gives an insight into the rich past of this coastal town, Tayfa Balik Evi is a must-stop while visiting Izmir. 
Address:7 1462 Sokak No, Alsancak Mahessi, İzmir, 35320
phone:+90 232 421 5635

Nar Bar

Grab some burgers and fries with friends and hang out in one of the coolest bars in İzmir. Art, drinks and food - what more can you ask for?
Earn some cool points with your family and friends by taking them to Nar Bar in İzmir, a trendy and popular spot for food and drinks. The interior features contemporary and modern decor - you'll notice the portraits of superheroes as you come in - and the outside patio features stone walls, cute trees, wooden tables and comfy sofas. Whether you want to stop by for a meal - try their juicy hamburgers and fries - or sip on a variety of beers and cocktails, Nar Bar has it all. 
Address:11b 1386 Sokak Number, İzmir, 35100
phone:+90 232 464 1818

Izmir Clock Tower

Visit one of Turkey's most prominent landmarks and see if you can spot the Ottoman-influenced details in the architecture.
Izmir Clock Tower is one of the city's more iconic landmarks, situated in Konak Square in the heart of the port-adjacent district. Erected in 1901, the actual clock face was donated by Emperor Wilhelm II, although the rest of the tower is decidedly Turkish. Ottoman-inspired architecture is apparent in almost every detail of the tower, from the intricate iron and lead lattice work to the Moorish columns supporting the main extension of the building. 
Address:Saat Kulesi, Izmir, 35040
phone:+90 232 483 5117
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Fidan Ltd. Co.

For a quintessential Turkish souvenir, select from Fidan's exquisite handmade carpets and kilms, a true masterpiece for your home.
Turkey is world famous for its handcrafted carpets and kilms. This traditional work of art is well-preserved in several parts of the country, and Fidan Ltd. Co. holds a high reputation. This quaint shop is nestled in a historical location at the Kızlarağası Han Bazaar. Browse through their collection of carpets and rugs that are great gifts and souvenirs. The designs and textures display cultural representations and excellent craftsmanship.
Address:19 871 Sokak No:, Kızlarağası Hanı, İzmir, 35110
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Ciğerci Zarif

This place is a must visit for adventurous food epicureans in Izmir. Indulge your curious palate in some traditional liver and lungs.
Ciğerci Zarif is not for the faint hearted. This eatery in Izmir, by chef Zarif, is a great addition to the culinary melting pot of this immigrant city. They specialize in a family recipe of traditional liver and lungs dishes. Savor this exquisite local specialty prepared in a variety of ways, be it fried or grilled, and served with staple sides like rice, tzatziki and salad.
Address:Şehit Fethi Bey Caddesi, İzmir, 35210
phone:+90 232 445 7526
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Ayşa Boşnak Börekçisi

Savor Ayşe's award-winning homemade böreks, a traditional baked specialty from Bosnia, at this rustic restaurant.
Ayşa Boşnak Börekcisi is a charming restaurant specializing in the traditional Bosnian pastry pie. From humble beginnings, this place in Kemeraltı is run by Ayşe Hanım and her family of Bosnian origin. Ayşe's signature baked filled böreks are a hit in the city and have even won accolades. Savor pastries stuffed with minced meat, spinach, potatoes, cheese, leeks, eggplant or zucchini, all prepared from the finest ingredients. Make sure to save room for baklava or pumpkin desserts. The interior design features exposed stone walls, mosaic flooring, antique chandeliers and wrought iron candle stands that create a rustic atmosphere.
Address:Anafartalar Caddesi No:228, İzmir, 35100
phone:+90 232 484 1525
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Upcoming events

New Year's Eve Party

New Year's Eve Party

Enjoy the New Year's Eve at the ambiance of Skyfire Restaurant&Bar. The singer Fulya Demir will be performing accompanied by DJ Metin Kandiyoti...

Enjoy the New Year's Eve at the ambiance of Skyfire Restaurant&Bar. The singer Fulya Demir will be performing accompanied by DJ Metin Kandiyoti. The live performance, the yummy pass arounds, the ambiance and being closer to the stars at the terrace will set a great start for a new year.

Izmir, Turkey
Venue: Renaissance Izmir Hotel
Address: Akdeniz Mah Gaziosmanpasa Bulvari No 16 Konak, Izmir, 35210, Turkey
Phone: +90 232 497 77 77