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Swissotel The Bosphorus

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice, first class business hotel with friendly folks and a great breakfast buffet. Restaurant is also pretty good with a nice terrace. The business meeting facilities are great and effective. Very effective for meetings as you might not feel like getting stuck in traffic in beautiful Istanbul. It is quite expensive and has been for the last years but... More 

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We are delighted to read you have enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you again for your visit and look forward to welcoming you back again when your travels bring you back to Istanbul. Best Regards More 

San Francisco, California
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53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I cant say enough about this hotel, the service is amazing, the people are perfect. I love staying here when in Istanbul! The rooftop bar is the perfect backdrop to a wonderful day of sightseeing. Then head out to the city and enjoy one of their world class restaurants.

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Thank la90036
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 amazing stay with us. It is great to read that you also had the opportunity to visit our Gaja Roof Bar / restaurant which are also very popular with the locals... More 

shiraz
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been there 1 years ago, as my honeymoon trip. This is a great place to stay in Istanbul, with beautiful room, restaurants, nice atmosphere, lovely people, modern and clean rooms. The room service was great and professional also. I really enjoyed the pillow menu in the room. The location was good, the seaport, metro and bus station are... More 

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Thank SaharKh
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 the most wonderful stay at Swissôtel The Bosphorus, and that you were impressed with your hotel and services. We highly appreciate your wonderful feedback, and we hope to welcome you back again when your travels bring you back to Istanbul. In the meanwhile we remain with our best... More 

Guelph, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel for nights, June 28 - July 2 and it was a blast. The facility and staff were wonderful and e enjoyed every second of our stay. When we checked in , there was a misunderstanding in our reservation and the fron desk staff , Erhan Basey, patiently resolved it. I am very thankful as we... More 

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Thank Daruki
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 recent experience with us. We are pleased to learn you had a wonderful stay with us. Please be assured we have conveyed your sentiments to our team in particular Erhan Basey from reception. However were sorry to learn that you felt inconvenienced with your room location. Upon your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location, excellent amenities and restaurants. Room overlooking the pool spacious and comfortable, but no bath. Drinks very expensive either in the room or at all the bars. Taxi required to reach any attractions/shops/restaurants.

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for sparing your time to share your experiences with us in Tripadvisor. We are very glad to hear that you were in general satisfied with our services, faclities and enjoyed our location. For your future stays with us should you prefer to have a room with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Swissotel is an ideal location for having a mid sized customer event (100 participants). The hotel offers great facilities for plenair presentations and produst demonstrations. In combination with a great lunch our customers have rewarded this event with a high NPS score.

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Thank Ruud V
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 recent stay experience with us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our meeting services and facilities immensely. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel The Bosphorus for your event in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back on many other occations. Best Regards More 

Chatham, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful room with a great view down the Bosphorus. Wonderful facilities and staff. Look forward to coming back. We also enjoyed the neighborhood, the proximity to the water, and the wonderful cares in both spots.

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, We are delighted to read you have enjoyed our newly renovated rooms and facilities designed by World renowned interior designer Khuan Chew and were impressed with our location, great views and services received by our team. Your comments means a lot to us. Thank you again for your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon... More 

London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here before. It seems like the renovation of the hotel in recent years have improved the rooms significantly. The beds, decor and the fact that the sea view is available from most rooms makes this hotel one of my favourites for my stays in Istanbul. Attention to detail in thermos was great. Th breakfast could be better actually... More 

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

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at Swissôtel the Bosphorus, Istanbul and for your comments which encourage us to further improve our services. It was a pleasure to learn that you have enjoyed our brand new rooms and facilities. On the other hand, we will surely consider your kind opinion to improve breakfast offerings in the future.... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to stay .. Wrong place to swim :))) there must be a private place for arab females .. I dont wanna swim with the people with dresses.. Love istanbul and the hotel but no more ... Reception welcoming also no good and quite expensive.. I like to write more but

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Thank Atakan K
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 recent experience with us. We are pleased to read you generally enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you again for your visit and look forward to welcoming you back when your travels bring you back to Istanbul. Best Wishes More 

Tehran
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good locatin,huge lobby,great pool,clean rooms,fabulous breakfast,impressive view in gaja restaurant with a wide variety of foods and drinks,kind,respectable and honrable doorman. This hotel is a mixture of luxurois,relaxing and convenient.

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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, Istanbul and for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay in our hotel. We are glad to learn that you have enjoyed the time spent with us and look forward to welcome you again in the not too distant future. Kind Regards, Alp Akyuz Director of... More 

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Staying in Besiktas

Neighborhood Profile
Besiktas
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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 566 guest rooms, suites and lofts featuring state-of-the-art technology and exclusive amenities. 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swissotel The Bosphorus

Address: Visnezade Mah. Acisu Sok. No:19 | Macka Besiktas, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Besiktas , New City / Taksim
Price Range: $147 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Swissotel The Bosphorus 5*
Number of rooms: 566
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Also Known As:
Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul
Swissotel The Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#16 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#28 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#40 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#46 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#66 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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