Swissotel The Bosphorus - Istanbul

Visnezade Mahallesi, Istanbul, Turkey, 34357show map
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Overview

A 15-minute walk from Taksim Square, Swissotel The Bosphorus is a 5-star pleasant property offering an individual accommodation. Swissotel The Bosphorus is a 5-star hotel in an elegant style.

Yildiz Palace Museum is approximately 1.6 km from the hotel.

Banks and exhibition centers are short distance from the premises.

The hotel lies close to Taksim-Gezi Parkı Exit underground station.

Rooms

Every room is equipped with free wireless internet, climate control, pay TV, a lounge area and direct dial phone. Some rooms at Swissotel The Bosphorus have a view over the coast. They feature private bathrooms with a bath and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The onsite restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine. There is a café bar onsite. The sushi bar Gaja Restaurant is 5 minutes’ walk away.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs EUR 36 per person per night. 

Services

Business travelers can make use of a video projector, audiovisual equipment and a business center offered on site.

Relax

The hotel provides cribs, babysitting and a pool for families with children. Hiking and lawn tennis along with fitness classes and a gym ensure guests' active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at EUR 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   18.  Number of rooms:   566.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Bank service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Paid porterage

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Halal food
  • Packed lunches
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach access
  • Casino
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Harbor view
  • Pool view
  • River view
  • Water view
  • Park view
  • Landscape view

Room features

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • In-room computer
  • Paid films
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Princes' Islands Ferry PortPrinces' Islands Ferry Port2700 ft
Istanbul Congress CenterIstanbul Congress Center3000 ft
Istanbul Convention & Exhibition CentreIstanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre3300 ft
Besiktas Inonu StadiumBesiktas Inonu Stadium700 ft
Dolmabahçe PalaceDolmabahçe Palace1000 ft
Dolmabahce PalaceDolmabahce Palace1000 ft
Ataturk Cultural CenterAtaturk Cultural Center2700 ft
TaksimTaksim3300 ft
Taksim Metro StationTaksim Metro Station3300 ft
Taksim SquareTaksim Square3600 ftGumussuyu Mh. Beyoglu
The Bosphorus Bridge The Bosphorus Bridge 4600 ftBosphorus
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Miyako RestaurantMiyako Restaurant200 ftBayildim Cad. Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul No:2 Macka
Gaja RestaurantGaja Restaurant400 ftBayildim Cad. Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul No. 2 K 14 D 16 Macka
Cloud 7 Restaurant & BarCloud 7 Restaurant & Bar900 ftBayildim Cad. Hilton Parksa No. 12 Macka
VogueVogue1500 ftAKARETLER SPOR CAD. NO:92 BJK PLAZA A BLOK K:13
Dolmabahce SarayI Saat Kulesi KafeteryaDolmabahce SarayI Saat Kulesi Kafeterya1300 ftDolmabahce Caddesi
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Galata TowerGalata Tower1.4 mi
Topkapi PalaceTopkapi Palace2.1 mi
Basilica CisternBasilica Cistern2.4 mi
Suleymaniye MosqueSuleymaniye Mosque2.4 mi
Blue MosqueBlue Mosque2.6 mi
Beylerbeyi PalaceBeylerbeyi Palace2.2 mi
Kariye MuseumKariye Museum3.0 mi
Gülhane-ParkGülhane-Park2.2 mi
Talimhane TiyatrosuTalimhane Tiyatrosu4000 ft
Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) 1.1 miIstiklal Caddesi
Galata BridgeGalata Bridge1.9 miGalata Koprusu Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa Beyoglu
Rustem Pasha Mosque Rustem Pasha Mosque 2.2 miHasircilar Carsisi Eminonu
Zeyrek Mosque Zeyrek Mosque 2.5 miZeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sk. Zeyrek, Fatih
Galatasaray Island Galatasaray Island 2.6 miKurucesme Mah. Denizici Bolge 5. Pafta 364 Ada Arnavutkoy, Besiktas
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)10.4 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)19.0 mi
Train
Sultanahmet Tram Station2.5 mi
Cankurtaran Train Station2.6 mi
Underground
Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit3000 ft
Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit3300 ft
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Reviews
8.4
SuperbBased on  651  reviews

Rating by category:

8.0
Rooms
  • 8.8
    Superb

    A luxury 5star hotel, aligned with descriptions in the internet. The staff is very friendly and is clearly trained to solve any problem of the client. The breakfast buffet is really great, the views are sensational and location of the hotel is closeby public transport which is perfect if you want to visit the famous cultural sites in Istanbul. We enjoyed the executive lounge service as a place to relax with superb views.

    The hotel is getting old, however well maintained, but needs modernization. For example, the bathroom is really old and old fashion. The executive lounge service is rather poor and not available whole day long. I am allergic and I suffered a lot in our room because of the cleaning products they used, it might be a recommendation to use non-allergic products to clean.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    very nice hotel,helpful and its spa is very relaxing.i think tht th only drawback is the language.t

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    We received an upgrade to a corner room on the Executive floor, with complimentary access to Executive Lounge including free breakfast and snacks / drinks during the day; very relaxed atmosphere and nice view. King bed was very comfortable, rooms and service on a high level. Design is a bit old fashioned, but we liked it.

    Not well connected to public transport, but taxis are not expensive and always available.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    I loved the setup of the rooms, and the spa was excellent!

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    We liked our room and its cleanliness. The personnel at the front desk and the concierge were very responsive. We also liked the environment of the reception area with its magnificent view.

    We were not satisfied with the Gaja restaurant.The food seeks to be very unusual but does not succeed. I ordered a rack of lamb and it appeared partially raw. In general aside from the wonderful view the restaurant is not worth the high prices it charges for the food.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    My favorite thing about this hotel was the fantastic lounge which served breakfast every morning and drinks and snacks at night. Beautiful lounge with fantastic terrace overlooking Istanbul and the water.

    The rooms can only be described as average and the beds were in desperate need of changing. For 350 euros per night seems not to be a great value. The saving grace was the fantastic lounge with the Executive upgrade. Also, the service was awful. Our first night we asked for a local seafood restaurant and they put us in a cab for 45 minutes! Also, booked a private tour with car and wound up having to walk for 40 minutes as the private car only dropped you off and picked you up.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Spa / health club is fantastic and service standard excellent throughout the hotel.

    Charge for wireless internet is way too high - should be complimentary across the hotel.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Hotels location is perfect

    the room wich we take was with view of bosphorus but it was tiney view and room was small. To charge parking fee is not logical for such kind of Hotel and the expensive breakfast wasn't so rich.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Everything was good but the best thing that the hotel has is the view.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    the location of the hotel is beautiful, the view from the rooms is great, i am satisfied in general from my stay in this hotel thank you Booked.net, for facilitating this stay

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The hotel is ideally situated in the European Section of Istanbul and provides in a few minutes, access to the Bosphorus, Palaces, Mosques, Taksim Square, and many other places of interest. The Hotel has a high standard of luxury, and the staff are very professional.

    At the time of booking into the Hotel, we were not informed about any of the facilities provided by the Hotel, and had to learn as we went along.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    service superb, spa superb

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Everything was excellet!!!

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    A very good service is offered to customers : we strongly recommend this hotel, since it is probably the best in Istanbul.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The kindness of the employees,the immediate response to my request,the good house keeping,and the reasonable preces,being furtherly if necessary to be negotiated

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Highlights
8
SuperbBased on  651 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)10.4 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)19.0 mi
Train
Sultanahmet Tram Station2.5 mi
Cankurtaran Train Station2.6 mi
Underground
Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit3000 ft
Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit3300 ft
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