The Stay Hotels Receives Two Awards at the 2023 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards

The Stay Hotels Receives Two Awards at the 2023 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards

London – (7 November 2023) The Stay Hotels Group has won two awards at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards in an award ceremony that took place on 28 October at the Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay, Greece.

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In recognition of their commitment to excellence and sustainability, The Stay Hotels received Best Luxury Boutique Hospitality Group and Commitment to Sustainable Hospitality awards. The Stay was the first hotel to be awarded the Commitment to Sustainable Hospitality Award in 2022, making it the first and only winner of this category.


Ali Ispahani, CEO & Managing Partner for the Stay Hotels, said: “We are deeply honoured to have received these awards. Our team’s devotion to creating unforgettable and distinctive experiences within our hotels, while upholding our dedication to sustainability, remains our driving force. These awards serve as inspiration for our ongoing efforts.”

The Stay Hotels create state-of-the-art, soulful spaces with detail-oriented service, together with their ‘Stay Culturally Connected’ ethos – meaning guests can get immersed into the fabric of the destination they’re visiting.


The Stay brand includes four heritage hotels in Istanbul and one in Alacati and was awarded carbon-neutral status by Bureau Veritas in 2022, becoming the first independent hotel group in Türkiye to achieve this distinction.


The Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards have been celebrating excellence in the global luxury hospitality industry for over a decade. The awards recognise and honour properties and individuals that consistently deliver exceptional experiences to their guests.




About The Stay Hotels

Award-winning The Stay Hotels operates five properties with a total of more than 180 guest rooms in Istanbul and Alacati in Türkiye. In Istanbul, the collection includes its newest property that has now opened in June 2022, The Stay Boulevard Nisantasi, together with The Stay Nisantasi, which is set in the heart of the Fashion Quarter; The Stay Bosphorus, a revamped 19th-century waterfront mansion; and Bebek Hotel by The Stay, a glamorous and storied hotel. In Alacati, The Stay Warehouse is a cool former industrial space close to the coast, which won the Best International Hotel category of the Food and Travel 2021 Readers Awards.


In 2022, The Stay Hotels became the first carbon-neutral independent hotel group in Türkiye. It was awarded carbon-neutral status by the internationally recognised sustainability specialist Bureau Veritas ( following an evaluation of the group’s adherence to the international standard for greenhouse gas verification. As well as taking practical steps in its own operation to counter any greenhouse gases produced, The Stay Hotels has invested in domestic and green-energy projects locally and globally and works with companies that are committed to using green and sustainable products and processes.



Bebek Hotel by The Stay