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Swissotel The Bosphorus

#128 of 978 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Bayildim Cad No 2 | Macka Besiktas, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
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Ranked #128 of 978 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Huge, modern and very comfortable room with espresso machine and Bose Bluetooth appliance. Extraordinary bathroom with bathtub and large shower cabin. Restaurant is very good (different kind of foods) and waiters very friendly. I really appreciated the atmosphere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in the bhosphorus view in the newly constructed wing. Ups - very neat and clean hotel, spacious rooms and bathrooms, very good in-room amenities, latest technology used, great views of the sea, roof top restaurant has amazing view. Downs - breakfast variety is average though quality is good, a little away from taksim square..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel even it is under construction . The rooms with Bosphorus view are very nice . Spa is very good ,clean and big. Mind that some of the rooms that is with Bosphorus view are corner rooms with view half of the garden half of the Bosphorus. If you insist to have view pay more and choose the room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel made feel welcome starting at the front desk and the all other areas. The location was very good as it was close to transport facilities such as tram or boats..the rooms were exceptionally comfortable with all the high standard expected of a 5star hotel even more. The spa area facilities were of high standard particularly the Turkish Hamam.... More 

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ElifAktas, Director of Guest Services at Swissotel The Bosphorus, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences in Tripadvisor. We are so pleased to learn that you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel, especially your nice comments about our team members and services. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel The Bosphorus for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and food with excellent Bosphorus view.Rooms are very convertible and with sea view. Also there many excellent restaurants and cafe. Swissotel is also very close to turistik places and local excellent fish and meat restaurants . There are many excellent restaurants on the bosphorus region which is very close to hotel.

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ElifAktas, Director of Guest Services at Swissotel The Bosphorus, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, It was our pleasure to have welcomed you to our hotel & amazing city. We are very pleased to read you have enjoyed your stay. Thank you again for your visit and hope to welcome you back again when your travels bring you to Istanbul. Best Regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for the weekend as part of a business trip. On the Europe side, it's much closer to the tourist attractions - a few dollars for a taxi ride. Typically Swiss cleanliness and simplicity. Restaurant served a good breakfast and lunch. Reasonably close to the airport (much better than Asian side.)

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ElifAktas, Director of Guest Services at Swissotel The Bosphorus, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you for choosing Swissôtel, The Bosphorus for your recent business trip in Istanbul. We are very pleased to read you have enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you again for your visit and hope to welcome you back again when your travels bring you to Istanbul. Best Regards More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel in May 2013, in this well-located hotel right next to the Bosphorus and the Dlmabahçe Palace. A very panoramic lobby lounge with great views over the Bosphorus, especially atmospheric at night, with the low level of light in the lobby. A plunging view to the nearby football stadium (Besiktas) from our room window. A magnificient... More 

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ElifAktas, Director of Guest Services at Swissotel The Bosphorus, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences in Tripadvisor, we are so pleased to learn that you had enjoyed your stay in our hotel. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel, The Bosphorus and look forward to welcoming you again when your travels bring you back to Istanbul. Best Regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and quiet hotel with spectacular view to the phosporus. The hotel has a nice garden and an excellent restaurant at the garden. Rooms are a bit worn and the other part of the hotel was already under renovation. Breakfast at the balcony was amazing.

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ElifAktas, Director of Guest Services at Swissotel The Bosphorus, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you for choosing Swissôtel The Bosphorus for your stay in Istanbul. Following your visit in June, we are pleased to inform that as of February we have completed the first part of our renewal and all of our guests have now started staying in fully renovated rooms in our West wing, with this we have started... More 

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My favorite business hotel in one of my favorite cities. The rooms need a refresh and it's not the flashiest new boutique in town but it's a predictable chain hotel that will meet the needs of any business traveler. I love this hotel in particular for two reasons. First off, the rooftop bar and it's appropriately tiered seating has a... More 

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Alp A, Manager at Swissotel The Bosphorus, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you for choosing Swissôtel the Bosphorus and we are glad to learn that your stay last summer has been an unforgetable one. I would like to kindly inform you that we have completed the renewing of our West tower rooms and now welcoming our guests for a brand new experience. In addition; our renewed Swiss Living... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It was really nice experience. ----------------------------------- Every thing that you might need is there . --------------------------------------------------- The food , the spa , the staff and the location all were excellent .

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Alp A, Manager at Swissotel The Bosphorus, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you very much for choosing Swissôtel the Bosphorus and we are glad to receive your kind compliments about the quality of our services and facilities. We look forward to welcome you again in the not too distant future. With kind regards, Alp Akyuz Director of Front Office More 

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