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The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul

#72 of 1,069 Hotels in Istanbul
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Suzer Plaza, Askerocagi Caddesi, No:6 | Elmadag/Sisli, Istanbul 34367, Turkey
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From the arrival with aromatic tea, Turkish delight and a wonderful reception to a beautiful room with all the details perfectly placed I loved the stay. Dinner was very good and again the staff outstanding. I certainly look forward to returning.

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Thank Kirsten L
ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Kristen L, Thank You for sharing your wonderful review. I am delighted to hear about your experience. we look forward to welcoming you back in near future. Sincerely, Can Goktas General Manager More 

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225 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 608 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ritz Carlton has all the attributes of a luxury hotel with a great service - lush and large public spaces, great health club,pool, dinning, enjoyable bars and typical Ritz amenities.Service is very efficient and staff are very friendly.Especially young lady Cemre at the front entrence & lobby.She made us feel home and give us warmest welcome and goodbye.Views of... More 

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Thank dtshura
ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear dtshura, Thank you for taking time to write a lovely review about The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul. It was a great pleasure to learn our Ladies and Gentlemen were able to anticipate and fulfill your needs during your stay with us. I feel very proud to work with outstanding ladies and gentlemen like Cemre. Allow me to kindly mention that our... More 

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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Istanbul for each of the last three years and have always stayed at the Ritz Carlton. On this occasion we stayed in one of the suites overlooking the Bosphorus, although they are still building Beşiktaş' stadium (the hotel immediately overlooks it); the view was stunning from the twelfth floor. We also subscribed to the 'Club' services. The... More 

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Thank GrantConnell
ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear GrantConnell, Thank You for your great comments. Your feedback is extremely important for us, so if you could afford the time and would like to discuss your experience in further, I may be reached at can.goktas@ritzcarlton.com. We hope to welcome you back in Istanbul. Sincerely, Can Goktas General Manager More 

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60 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night on a 20 hour layover in Istanbul and everything about this hotel was in a word - great.. security high, rooms clean, spa and pool were fantastic, if you are a lap swimmer this is the place to stay in Istanbul, the breakfast buffet, while a bit expensive was fantastic. It is a bit... More 

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ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Lifeisgood9999, We are delighted to hear about your recent stay with us and really appreciate your feedback. We hope to welcome you back again in 2016. Thank You and have a great day. Sincerely, Can Goktas General Manager More 

tehran
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I believe that there is nothing you can expect from a hotel, that there is not in the ritz Carlton, actually this is the best hotel, the staff are so kind and helpful, they really care about you! The rooms are clean, the room service is great, the reception are very welcoming, and the breakfast is wonderful, the restaurant has... More 

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ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Shima k, I want to thank you for staying with us, and mentioning great things about your experience, our facility and our Ladies and Gentlemen. I'm extremely delighted to hear about your comments on Atelier Real Food, as well. We would like to welcome you back again, soon. Until then, wishing you safe travels. Sincerely, Can Goktas General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent stay at the Ritz. Room, food, service, and spa (try the hammam) were incredible. The hotel is well situated. It is within walking distance from the Bosphorus, restaurants, shops, museums, and public transportation. Highly recommend.

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Thank SilvyCK
ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear SilvyCK, It's great to hear that you enjoyed at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul and the service you've received during your stay. We hope to welcome you back again, soon. Until then, wishing you safe travels. Sincerely, Can Goktas General Manager More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a short stay here. The staff are amazing, so polite and efficient. Hotel is beautiful as expected from such a prestigious chain. We were on the 10th floor. Loved the spa facility. Location is a little out of centre but easy taxi ride. Highly recommend and definitely stay here if we visit Istanbul again.

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ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Sislam1981, On behalf of all the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, thank you for providing your feedback. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in near future. Sincerely, Can Göktaş General Manager More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Renovated lobby where the reception desk is now on the same level as the entrance with cheerful welcoming staff makes a big difference (instead of navigating several steps to get to the reception before). Lobby seating and service area with a great view of Istanbul Bosphorus and Dolmabahce Palace is very pleasant to wait or have tea with guests in... More 

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ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Pinaroya Y, I really appreciate your feedback on your recent stay and it's great to hear that you were pleased with our anticipatory service and new design in the lobby, where we aim to provide you warm, relaxed, yet a refined ambience. We would like to welcome you back, soon. Sincerely, Can Goktas General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This year we decided to do something different for New Year's Eve and chose Istanbul as our destination. We spent seven nights at the hotel and enjoyed our stay immensely. We arrived late at night and awoke to a beautiful view of the Bosphorus from our room on the 12th floor, which is the club level. The staff went out... More 

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ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear EmilyJ911, I want to thank You for staying with us, and for your rewarding words about our Ladies and Gentlemen. It was our pleasure to be hosting you. Wishing You all the best in 2016! Hope to welcoming you back again. Sincerely, Can Goktas General Manager More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We upgraded our room. It was large. Plenty of room for two. We paid for the meals in the lounge (not sure what they call it) - was worth the upgrade. Breakfast was very good, lunch was fine, dinner was more of snack but all in all plenty of calories, nice stuff, cheaper than a restaurant and a good view... More 

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Thank Tim S
ipek_ozbal, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Tim S, Thank You for taking time to leave a review and for the compliement on our Club Lounge and rooms. We'll look forward to welcoming you back in 2016. Until then have a Happy New Year! Sincerely, Can Goktas General Manager More 

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In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighborhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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