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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 #108 of 917 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Manama, Bahrain
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel with great staff. Amazing views over the Bosphorus from rooms and lobby restaurant. Great concierge staff who came up with amazing recommendations for breakfast and dinner and who booked us on several shows and excursions. Wonderful experience. Would stay here again although location of hotel was a bit of a walk to local attractions and coffee shops, shopping,... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been to the Swiss Otel in Istanbul a few days ago and have to admit that the new concept they established besides their main Hotel building is really outstanding in terms of Service, convenience, luxury and space ! Very recommendable indeed.

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Doha, Qatar
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been going to this hotel for the last 15 years on and off. It is consistently good and in a great location. Ok, its undergoing renovation on the West wing at present but after 21 years that's fair enough!. The thing that makes this hotel is attention to detail from the speed of response from housekeeping to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice and professional staffs . Located in a nice place with a romantic view of Bosphorus . clean and quiet rooms . But the prices are a little high especially the mini bar . Any way a very pleasant stay .

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great hotel great views great staff amazing location. The hotel is undergoing a renovation but this did not detract greatly from our enjoyment. Worth upgrading to Exec lounge if budget permits. Istanbul is a great city and this is an ideal location to enjoy it from

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Bucharest, Romania
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed twice in swissotel once with a friend of mine and the other time was for a night with my family after our flight got cancelled. Both times the service was impeccable. The staff are very friendly. The hotel itself is very nice, clean with beautiful views over the bosphorus. It's walking distance from the shopping area. The food... More

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Westerlo, Belgium
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel with all facilities, but the rooms are expensive in regard to Turkish hotel rates. In some parts of the hotel the wifi is not that good and you need a repeater in your room. Breakfirst OK. Personal is kind.

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Jakarta Selatan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have traveled 2x to Istanbul, by Far this is one of the best Hotel to stay be it for business, family or couple. The location is facing Bosporus, and very near to Metro station (Besiktas) The value were qualified by the service you got. The people were also excellence

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed @ Swissotel for this three days which was the best 3 days I have spent in Istanbul ever. the staff are so friendly & professional. the Hotel is Luxury with excellent decoration & furniture. the view on Bosphoruos is magnificient & so lovely. A big garden is available with a swim pool. SPA services is so nice.... More

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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