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“Very ellegent, close to everything.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir

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Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir
Ranked #1 of 96 Hotels in Izmir
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Halifax, Canada
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47 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Very ellegent, close to everything.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013

Our first time in Izmir and in Swissotel Hotel, both are wonderful and good place to visit and stay.
Very elegant, nice service, warm hospitality from start to the end.

Located so close to the sea, shopping, restaurants, bazar.

We stayed 4 days and enjoyed their services, pool and executive lounge.

our room and bathroom was lovely.

Room Tip: All the rooms are very nice.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review, June 4, 2013
Dear Guest,
Please accept our sincere thanks for spending your precious time to share your kind feedback. We appreciate your valuable comments.
We look forward to welcoming you in the future and hope to host you again in Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Izmir.

Best Regards,
Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Management Team
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New York City, New York
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64 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013

I had to go to a conference in Izmir but the overriding experience for me was the actual hotel itself. The room wasn't huge full of ugly, bloated furniture and bland colors like the usual conference hotel. The Swissotel room was like a perfect studio apartment but better. The wall facing the large garden was entirely glass with a small balcony. Every detail was just right from the design to the colors and convenience. The lobby was beautiful and again, not the usual grandiose absurdity. It was chic, tasteful and extremely comfortable.

Room Tip: I had a room facing the garden which I would recommend.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Morlanwelz-mariemont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013

This hotel is awesome. I have been in 5 stars in different countries and this one is my current number one! In addition, it is close (walking distance, along the Kordon) to the night life of Izmir! If you plan a trip to Izmir, I highly recommend you to stay there!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review, May 22, 2013
Dear Guest,
Please accept our sincere thanks for spending your precious time to share your kind feedback. We appreciate your valuable comments.

We look forward to welcoming you in the future and hope to host you again in Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Izmir.


Best Regards,
Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Management Team
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Alexandria
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

Best hotel in Izmir! Very comfortable property and perfectly located in the downtown area. The variety of restaurants is awesome and the breakfast buffet is amazing. The Skybar is an amazing place with views of the city that are breathtaking.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank William D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013

I attended this hotel for a major conference in mid-May. The hotel was simply perfect, however expensive. The room was large with a nice bed and a nice and modern bathroom having a tub as well as a shower. The room was very nicely equipped with modern flatscreen HD TV, complementary WiFi and a safe.
The hotel is very large with three different blocks. I stayed at a room in the block farthest from the lobby (“C Block”). The only minor issue with this location was that the WiFi connectivity was not impressive.

Room Tip: Rooms facing the pool are to be preferred.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 806262
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Kolding, Denmark
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

Staying at this hotel was truly a five star experience. Our room with a view of the Kordon was absolutely great: nothing missing in the room. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful: in the reception, the sky bar as well as in the executive lounge, restaurant and café at the hotel. Great breakfast buffet - and DON'T miss the chocolates in the Swiss café, a drink in the Sky bar, swimming in the outdoor pool and relaxing in the Amrita Spa&Wellness. We really enjoyed the Spa and the relaxation massages. Absolutely nothing to complain about and would love to stay there again!

Room Tip: A room with a view to the sea is absolutely worth it
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JensenLykke
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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review, May 22, 2013
Dear Guest,
We would like to thank you for choosing Swissôtel Büyük Efes as your home during your visit to Izmir. Thank you vey much for taking time to share your comments. It is nice to know that you enjoyed staying in our hotel . Looking forward to welcoming you back in Swissôtel Büyük Efes for your recent visit to Izmir.

Best Regards,
Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Management Team
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Istanbul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

We stayed with my wife and daughter just for one day. We had definitely enjoyed our stay. Our room was well furnished. Hotel services are high-quality. Location is excellent. Wish to make another stay in the future with my family.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Semih M
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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review, May 16, 2013
Dear Guest,

We would like to thank you for choosing Swissôtel Grand Efes as your home during your visit to Izmir. Thank you vey much for taking time to share your comments. It is nice to know that you enjoyed staying in our hotel. Looking forward to welcoming you back in Swissôtel Büyük Efes for your recent visit to Izmir.

Best Regards,
Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Management Team
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Additional Information about Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir

Property: Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir
Address: Gaziosmanpasa Bulvari No: 1 Alsancak, Izmir, Izmir 35210, Turkey
Phone Number:
Location: Turkey > Turkish Aegean Coast > Izmir Province > Izmir
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Izmir
#1 Business Hotel in Izmir
#1 Family Hotel in Izmir
#1 Luxury Hotel in Izmir
#2 Romantic Hotel in Izmir
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir 5*
Number of rooms: 402
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in 12.000 m² of landscaped gardens Swissotel Buyuk Efes, Izmir is a five-star deluxe hotel located in the heart of the city’s commercial hub and overlooking the spectacular Kordon Promenade, on Turkey’s Aegean Sea. Adnan Menderes International Airport is less than 10 miles (15 km) and 20 minutes away. Swissotel Buyuk Efes has 402 luxury rooms including 55 elegantly decorated suites At Swissotel Buyuk Efes the guests are presented an inspiring art collection from Fernando Botero to Turkey’s leading exponents of modern art throughout the hotel with more than 800 art masterpieces and a selection of traditional Turkish and contemporary cuisine in a variety of attractive restaurants & bar: Equinox, Cafe Swiss, Aquarium and Sky Bar. Equipped with the latest technology available Buyuk Efes Convention Center located in the hotel, is designed to host all kinds of meetings and conferences in an ideal setting. Over 5,500m², Purovel Spa&Sport provides the Alpine inspired solution to healthy living within a stylish and contemporary environment. Facilities include; 14 treatment rooms, a Presidential Wellness Suite for couple therapies, a hydrotherapy room, solarium, a relaxation lounge, Turkish Hammam, steam bath, sauna, jacuzzi, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, pilates studios, group fitness classes, personal training and a tennis court. ... more   less 
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