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Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

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Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool cabanas (surcharge)
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool cabanas (surcharge)
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool cabanas (surcharge)
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Overview of Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

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Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Visnezade Mah. Acisu Sok. NO. 19, Macka Besiktas, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34357

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDolmabahce Palace16 min walk
  • Popular LocationIstiklal Avenue2 min drive
  • Popular LocationTaksim Square3 min drive
  • AirportIstanbul (IST)34 min drive

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About this area

Istanbul

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul is located in Istanbul City Center, a neighbourhood in Istanbul, and is in the city centre and near a metro station. Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit The Egyptian Bazaar and Grand Bazaar. Travelling with kids? Don't miss Basilica Cistern and Isfanbul Theme Park.

What's nearby

  • Dolmabahce Palace - 16 min walk
  • Istiklal Avenue - 2 min drive
  • Taksim Square - 3 min drive
  • Galata Tower - 5 min drive
  • Maiden's Tower - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • YeniKapi Station - 7 min drive
  • Maçka Cable Car Station - 7 min walk
  • Istanbul (IST) - 34 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Sabrosa Restaurant – Garden-view restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required. Kids' menu available.
  • 16 Roof – Ocean-view restaurant with a bar offering Peruvian cuisine. Serves dinner on selected days. Reservations required.
  • Cafe Swiss – Garden-view lobby lounge. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
  • Chalet Restaurant – Garden-view restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves dinner on selected days. Reservations required.

About this property

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

Family-friendly Istanbul hotel in Istanbul City Center, near Taksim Square
Along with 5 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are on-site. All 566 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as espresso makers and bathrobes.
Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul offers 566 forms of accommodation with minibars and espresso makers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

3 outdoor tennis courts and 1 an indoor tennis court are featured at the hotel. An indoor pool, a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

Children aged under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility or hot tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Pürovel Spa & Sport has 14 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (TRY 40 per day)
  • Covered valet parking on site (TRY 60 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–10:30 AM: TRY 225 per person
  • 5 restaurants and 1 coffee shop
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor tennis courts
  • Aerobics classes
  • Art gallery
  • Children's pool
  • Designer shops
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Indoor tennis court
  • Pilates classes
  • Sauna
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Shopping
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Tennis
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Lockers available
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Turkish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (41767 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms 27

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 14 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Romance packages available

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Films for purchase
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Please note for guests booked in Residence room types breakfast is served in the Living Lounge located in the Residence building.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of TRY 395 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs welcome
1 per room (up to 22 lbs/10 kg)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Food and water bowls and litter trays are available
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 6 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for TRY 225.0 per day.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: TRY 225 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: TRY 40 per day
  • Valet parking fee: TRY 60 per day
  • Pet fee: TRY 395 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TRY 225.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests travelling with pets are charged a cleaning fee based on room type, ranging in price from TRY 1575-3600 per stay, in addition to the pet fee.

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from May to October
Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 6 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility or hot tub without adult supervision
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 692 out of 958 reviews
5 - Excellent 72%
Rating 4 - Good. 188 out of 958 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 43 out of 958 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 20 out of 958 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 958 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The view is lovely. But the electricity in the room kept closing off pitch black!
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The residential building that I stayed this time was much better than the hotel building. Safe separated breakfast for covid. Bigger rooms and cheaper price. Same service as hotel.
Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Clean
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
The furnishings are old, the staff is trying to help everyone and this is something special
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful hotel with excellent service!
Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2021