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Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

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Sinanpasa Mah, Hayrettin Iskelesi Sok, No.1, Besiktas, Istanbul 34353, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply a perfect stay at this stunning hotel. Our stay at Shangri-La Bosphorus couldn't have been any better. The VIP pick-up at the airport gave the right tone to the start of our week-end in Istanbul. The front desk staff was highly efficient & extremely courteous. The large luxurious rooms with The Bosphorus view was simply gorgeous. Every details &... More 

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KronbergP, General Manager at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Sabaibluelagoon, Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit and for taking the time to share your positive comment with us. Feedback such as yours is very valuable and will help us to improve our service and product. I am glad to hear that we in general met and in some areas even exceeded your expectations and... More 

New York City, New York
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location on the Bosphorus. So close to the ferry to the orient side and Bosphorus tour… The staff is extremely well trained and the best Happiest service that I have ever encountered… Special thanks to Efe Grecen and the front desk people for all the help and smiles… Definitely the best hotel in Istanbul… And I have stayed at... More 

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Thank Jonathan N
KronbergP, General Manager at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan N, Thank you for your kind words about Efe. He will be grateful and elated by your good comments about him. We are glad that we were able to provide quality service and fulfill your every desire during your stay with us. We are looking forward welcoming you back at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul. Yours Sincerely, Philippe Kronberg General... More 

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

The hotel is located in a very good place , I'll start with the room service because they were something I never faced in another hotel they were more than helpful I never asked for anything and didn't have it!!! The loopy is so relaxing spot and they have a very nice restaurant which is the Asian one! The view... More 

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Thank YoungEmaraty
KronbergP, General Manager at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear YoungEmaraty, Thank you for your review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul. We strive to deliver genuine hospitality from the heart and we are so please to hear our staff was able to provide you great overall service. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Yours... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just outside the Beşıktaş ferry terminal, this wonderful hotel overlooks the Bosphorus Strait. We were picked up at the airport by a hotel car (a bit of an expense but a great feeling!) and delivered to this special place. They advertise their rooms as posh. They are. All the normal stuff you would expect in a 5 stare hotel, free... More 

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KronbergP, General Manager at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear PetefromKooralbyn, Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit and for taking the time to share your positive comment with us. Feedback such as yours is very valuable and will help us to improve our service and product. I am glad to hear that we in general met and in some areas even exceeded your expectations and... More 

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17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning hotel with views of the Bosphorus. Lovely room with beautiful views. Friendly staff and excellent service, Really could not fault this hotel in any way. Bathrooms where luxurious! Right outside ferry terminal. 10 mins by cab to centre. Loved it!

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Thank Clodagh G
KronbergP, General Manager at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Clodagh G, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased to hear you had a excellent stay at the Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul. In particular, the comfortable spacious rooms and were pleased with our customer service. We will be sure to forward your comments to our management team. Thank you for staying with us... More 

Allahabad, India
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96 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in Shangri-La with my family. Wow is the word for experience. Staff is too courteous and very willing to help. If you are in Istanbul, this is the Hotel to stay in. Location is very good. Rooms are spacious & clean. Food is Delicious. Bosphorus view from the room is too good.

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Thank Vinkesh
KronbergP, General Manager at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Vinkesh, Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit and for taking the time to share your positive comment with us. Feedback such as yours is very valuable and will help us to improve our service and product. I am glad to hear that we in general met and in some areas even exceeded your expectations and... More 

Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is a great clean hotel with great service. i was there on a business trip and stayed only one night but i'm sure that i would visit again on my return to turkey. the location is a bit of a nightmare to get to from airport because of the traffic, but it's worth the travel time.

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Thank Joannagreece2016
KronbergP, General Manager at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Joannagreece2016, Thank you so much for your review. We are very delighted to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul. We strive to deliver excellent service to each and every one of our guests and we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back to the Shangri-La... More 

FARNHAM
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The hotel was booked on our behalf by our cruise line - after a delayed flight we were relieved initially that we had such a lovely hotel to stay in . The room and amenities were superb. Sadly that's where it stopped !! We went down to breakfast and it was chaos , tables were left uncleared and it was... More 

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KronbergP, General Manager at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear DOCKENFIELDERS, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. Feedback such as yours is very valuable and will help us to improve our service consistently. I would like to sincerely apologize for the difficulties encountered during your breakfast. Service is our priority and please be assured that your comments will be conveyed accordingly to our... More 

New York City, New York
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198 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

located direct at the Ferry Station and near Sightseeing places! The Hotel is a beautiful small building. The interior is very rich designed. Rooms and Suites are the same ! Bathroom is perfect ! Dinner at "IST TOO" very tasty ! The staff at the Hotel are friendly and helpful, however some of them need training! Too many hick-ups. With... More 

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KronbergP, General Manager at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Susangermany, Thank you for your feedback. Rest assured that your comments are well taken in the spirit which it was intended for, that it is an opportunity for us to improve our service. We do recognize that we need to better train our staff and also enhance our internal communications. Please be assured of our best efforts to continually... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Having been to Istanbul several times and seen "the sights" in more peaceful times and being familiar with Istanbul traffic, we elected to overnight near the cruise port. Although not cheap for Istanbul, the hotel is indeed a five star property with immaculate, well appointed accommodations. Our stay came with a substantial dining credit equal to about one quarter of... More 

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Staying in Besiktas

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul is the unique Asian hotel brand in Turkey blending Asian elegance with Turkish hospitality. Ideally located just between the famous Dolmabahce Palace and the Maritime Museum on the European shores of the Bosphorus Strait, offering the most spacious guest rooms in the city. As a city hotel within the "Besiktas" district, there are endless shopping opportunities in the vicinity and even more in the famous "Nisantasi" district home to all international & local brands only within a 5 minutes driving distance. The superbness of the location is also highlighted with the closeness and easy reach to major spots like the authentic Ortakoy district known for great nighlife and endless wining & dining options by the coastline. Highlighted as the newest and best room product in town, with the largest lead-in category rooms (50-60 sqm) and over 60% of the rooms with Bosphorus view, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul has a total of 186 luxurious rooms including 17 Suites offering unique services and anything a traveller may need during a hotel accommodation. As a previous historical site from the 1920s which latest served as a tobacco warehouse, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul proudly opened its doors in May 2013 in a brand new contemporary building and proudly reflects the unique services of the Asian and Turkish culture to its most valuable guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

Address: Sinanpasa Mah, Hayrettin Iskelesi Sok, No.1, Besiktas, Istanbul 34353, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Besiktas
Price Range: $242 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul 5*
Number of rooms: 186
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