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Swissotel The Bosphorus

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bayildim Cad No 2 | Macka Besiktas, Istanbul 34357, Turkey (Beşiktaş)
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Ranked #113 of 916 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great views on the Bosphorus. Comfortable room, bed, nice bathroom. Smiling staff. Very clean. On the minus side, communicating with the staff is not always easy (language barrier), there are on-going renovation work and one needs a training session to operate the lights in the room.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am fairly new to trip advisor but i felt the need to share my experience about this hotel. We come to Istanbul every year and we love the city. This time around we decided to stay at the Swissotel.. we got 2 interconnecting rooms.. one for our kids and the other room for us.. First of all, the hotel... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights at the beginning of July for a business trip and I liked it very much Room was huge with great view of the Bosphorus, staff extremely efficient and very kind and the breakfast more than excellent so it was a very relaxing stay! It's true that the hotel is a bit decentralized... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Swissotel was a lovely place to stay, near to all the places to visit and with magnificient views of the bosphorus. Price-quality one of the best hotels I have ever visited and the staff was awsome in everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome location, super friendly staff, brilliant breakfast buffet spread, customized services, wide pillow menu, You name it they have it! They converted my strenuous business trip into an absolute luxury! I have stayed here for 6 days and I can say this would be my best hotel stay so far! Bosphorous view from my balcony is the icing on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a special weekend trip for my daughters 21 birthday. On finding that the main swimming pool was closed for refurbishment ( and we had chosen this hotel because it had a pool) we were upgraded to a suite. The luxury of this defies description !!! The views of the Bosphorus were breathtaking and the infinity pool was amazing.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really disappointed that all the Hotel Restaurants are closed for refurbishment. Unfortunately only found that out after checking in. The Hotel were not forthcoming in informing potential guests at the booking stage. The rooms are very well appointed and spacious, however the issue with the restaurants took the shine off the stay.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent our summer vacation at the Swissotel The Bosphorus. The standard room was quite spacious and well appointed. We had the buffet breakfast each morning and it was easily among the best we had ever encountered. Our son has severe food allergies and these we well accommodated by the attentive staff. The only thing to watch are the add-on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel !!!!!! Nice executive rooms , outstanding view of Bosporus .....................:::::::::::.....................……….........................,,...........................................

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Kyrenia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

absolutely gorgeous place.excellent services, spotless clean,lovely food. Staff was very helpful very polite and welcoming all the time. our suite was very big and very modern. it had everything you need for living even washing machine. lovely bedroom with gorgeous shower and marble bathtub. the kitchen was perfect with all the appliances. we had absolutely lovely time in this lovely... More

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Address: Bayildim Cad No 2 | Macka Besiktas, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Beşiktaş , New City / Taksim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Swissotel The Bosphorus 5*
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A member of the Leading Hotels of the World and awarded Europe Luxury Hotel 2013 by World Luxury Hotel Awards, Swissotel The Bosphorus, Istanbul is a five-star luxury hotel right in the centre of Istanbul on the European banks of the Bosphorus. Nestled within 65 acres of historical gardens with world-class shopping and vibrant nightlife nearby, it offers 497 guest rooms and suites, featuring state-of-the-art technology and exclusive amenities. For guest staying in Executive rooms, the Swiss Executive Club lounge provides additional luxury and exclusivity.In addition to various meeting space with the capacity of 5 to 1200 people, including function rooms and a ballroom, a team of event planners is on hand to help you hold the perfect wedding at Swissotel The Bosphorus, Istanbul.The award-winning Purovel Spa & Sport offers luxurious holistic spa treatments from all over the world.Secure hotel parking is also available for your vehicle during your stay.Swissotel The Bosphorus, Istanbul provides you with an exclusive new lifestyle experience thanks to Swissotel Living: 63 elegant suites in a variety of sizes, from studio to one to three-bedroom, offer the ultimate in style and luxury, and allow guests to enjoy the full range of hotel services – which includes an exclusive rooftop pool – within the comfort of their own four walls. We are upgrading our rooms and suites on the West Wing. Outdoor pool and Gaja Roof will be closed in 2014. Also Cafe Swiss Restaurant is closed as of August 1st for renewal process. Regular buffet breakfast is being serviced at our Lobby Lounge. In order to prevent any visual and noise disturbance to our guests, panoramic view from Lobby Lounge will be blocked during the renovation. ... more   less 
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