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Swissotel The Bosphorus

#123 of 1,005 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Bayildim Cad No 2 | Macka Besiktas, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Excellent in every respect : Location, Warm reception, Cleanliness, Food Variety, Quick Check-in & Check-out, Reasonable Price, Beautiful Swimming Pool, Magnificent roof top bar,Nicely Decorated & spacious Lobby to name a few.

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Renovations are still ongoing in the Swissotel but we really enjoyed our stay. Hotel is superbly managed and well located at the Bosphorus (close to Dolmabahce Palace). Rooms are newly decorated and very comfortable, staff is outstanding, and Cafe Swiss offers great breakfast and dinner. Impressive lobby and rooftop bar, lovely pool and spa. One of the best 5-star hotels... More 

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Edirne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have visited Cafe Swiss Restaurant at Swissotel Istanbul at the weekend. I highly recommend it. Recently renovated Cafe Swiss is extraordinary , very kind , friendly staff , very tasty food , amazing atmosphere. Very beautiful view , gorgon decoration. We loved it.

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We are delighted to read you thoroughly enjoyed our newly renovated all day dining restaurant Café Swiss with its open kitchens and showcasing the art of wood designed by World renowned interior designer Khuan Chew. We are also very pleased to learn you found the food to be tasty and staff friendly. Your comments means a lot... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Superb hotel. Plush rooms and amenities. Grand lobby. Magnificent roof top bar with stunning Bosphorus view. The room service is impeccable. 15 minutes walk from Kabatas Tram Station. To sum up 'Luxury at its best'.

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We would like to thank you for choosing Swissotel The Bosphorus for your recent family vacation in Istanbul. We are very pleased to hear you had an Extraordinary stay in our hotel and City. It is great to read that you liked our newly renovated rooms and amenities together with the amazing panoramic views of the Bosphorus... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite ongoing renovations I again had a very nice stay at Swissotel. Superb service by the staff. The main restaurant offered great service and offered an extensive breakfast buffet with very high standard. The roof too bar is a must see with its excellent view overlooking the Bosphorus and offering an aversge selection of drinks seeved by a great and... More 

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We would like to thank you for choosing Swissôtel The Bosphorus for your recent business stay in Istanbul. We are very pleased to read iypu were mpressed with the level of service received by our team and had the opportunity to experience our Gym, newly renovated Cafe Swiss restaurant and enjoyed the amazing views from our Gaja... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed staying there. The first day we did not have the best view(because of an ongoing construction) and at the moment I complained they changed our room to a much much better one with full Bosphorus view room. The rooms were clean and staffs were very polite. They made us feel great. I will definitely go back there again... More 

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We are pleased to read that you had a fantastic stay at Swissôtel The Bosphorus and were impressed with the level of service received by our team. Your comments are a great motivation for our team and will certainly be sharing your kind sentiments. We thank you again for your understanding regarding the ongoing renewal works and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is a pleasant 5-10 minute walk from the Old Town. We arrived early at 5am expecting to be told we would have to wait for check in time for a room but we were happily suprised to be offered a room immediately, meaning we could refresh and get comfortable before our first morning walk. The service throughout was... More 

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We are pleased to read that you and your partner had the most wonderful stay at Swissôtel The Bosphorus and in our amazing city. We were pleased to read you were impressed with your arrival experience, our new rooms and facilities. Your comments are a great motivation for our team and will certainly be sharing your kind... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the most amazing stay at the Swissotel. They took it to another level! The rooms are recently refurbished and feel new, clean and the beds are so comfortable! My luggage was left in the rain by the airline, and everything was soaked. The laundry dried my clothes and delivered them back to my room. The pool was lovely,... More 

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We are very pleased to read that you had a relaxing stay with us at Swissôtel The Bosphorus and were impressed with the level of service received by our team. We are also happy you enjoyed our amazing city and central location as well as our newly renovated rooms and Prurovel Spa & Sports facilities. Your comments... More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed in a 180 degrees Bosphorus view room, outstanding. Room controls very automated, only thing without automation are the curtains. Bathroom very spacious with a great Rain shower. Coffee and tea amenities were outstanding in flavor selections and presentations. The breakfast area is The Biggest room ever for breakfast I've seen, although service was so so, looks like many new... More 

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Swissôtel The Bosphorus. We are very pleased that you had a wonderful stay with us. It is great to read that you enjoyed our newly designed rooms, Café Swiss restaurant and amazing views. We would also like to thank you for your... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They upgraded us to a bigger room and when I say bigger room it was really huge. It also faces the pool and has a balcony which is fantastic. A pity we only stayed for a night but would recommend this place due to the following reasons (1) walking distance to the tram (2) very nice rooms! (3) good service... More 

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Swissôtel The Bosphorus. We are very pleased that you had an excellent stay with us. It is great to read that you enjoyed our cabana rooms, hotels central location and that you were impressed with the level of service received. We will... More 

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