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Hotel Description

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Dolmabahce Palace. Free WiFi in public areas, 5 restaurants and a full-service spa are available. Built in 1991, this 5-star hotel has 566 rooms over 16 floors. Free WiFi and flat-screen TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and minibars
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free covered valet parking
  • Enjoy international cuisine with ocean views at Sabrosa Restaurant, one of the property's 5 restaurants
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor and seasonal outdoor pools or soak in the spa tub
  • Treat yourself to Thai massages, facials or body scrubs at Pürovel Spa & Sport
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes 3 outdoor tennis courts, a health club and a steam room
  • Guests like the breakfast and bar
  • 12 minutes by foot from Vodafone Arena and a 1-minute drive from Dolmabahce Palace

Swiss Advantage Room, Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
€191* Per night/room 1 Nov - 2 Nov

Signature Loft, Corner (Bosphorus View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Swiss, Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Signature Loft

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Signature Loft, Park View, Corner

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Signature Loft, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul ratings based on 20 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

Everyone (7) Couples (9) Other (1) Friends (2)
5 out of 5

great stay

wonderfull quality hotel great stay great breakfast

Posted by on 26 Nov 2014

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5 out of 5
Super einzigartig gute Lage, sauber und sehr freundliches Personla!

Posted by on 3 Feb 2020

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11 Feb 2020 by Guest Services

Dear Guest , Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and were very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel The Bosphorus for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards

5 out of 5
Das Swissotel The Bosphorus ist ein herrvoragendes Hotel mit sehr schönen Zimmern, sehr freundlichen, aufmerksamen und hilfsbereiten Mitarbeitern. Die Bar im 16 Stock mit Blick auf den Bosphorus und die Stadt ein MUSS. Nur zu empfehlen.

Posted by on 7 Oct 2019

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7 Oct 2019 by Guest Services

Dear Guest , Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and were very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel The Bosphorus for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon. King Regards ,

4 out of 5
Roof top bar war super. Die Preise leider sehr hoch. Der Coiffeur sehr schlecht im Bereich Manicüre und Freundlichkeit.

Posted by on 29 Sep 2019

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1 Oct 2019 by Guest Service

Dear Swissotel Guest, We would like to take a moment to thank you for submitting your experience. The well-being of our guests is our top priority, and we are deeply sorry to hear that you felt not comfortable this time at the hairdresser,which is located in our hotel but not belonging to us. Thank you so much for bringing this to our attention so that we can inform their management to make every effort to ensure our service meets the highest standards .We highly appreciate your wonderful feedback, and we hope welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards

5 out of 5
1a Lage mit Aussicht! Fitness mit allen Geräten ausgestattet und genügend Laufbänder +++ ! Personal im Service leider wenig Fremdsprachenkenntnisse auch wenige die gut Englisch verstehen! 😐

Posted by on 28 Sep 2019

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28 Sep 2019 by Guest Services

Dear Guest , We are very pleased to read that you had enjoyed your stay at Swissôtel The Bosphorus and were impressed with our facilities and services . We highly appreciate your wonderful feedback, and hope welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards

5 out of 5
Sehr gutes Hotel. Super Service! Ausserdem war die Nähe zur Stadt top!

Posted by on 1 Jun 2019

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1 Jun 2019 by Guest Services

Dear Swissotel Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and were very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel The Bosphorus for your stay in Istanbul and looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards,

5 out of 5
sehr sauberes hotel, eckzimmer sind am schönste sehr ruhig ,lage ist perfeckt,

Posted by on 8 May 2019

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9 May 2019 by Guest Service

Dear Mrs.Nur , Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and were very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel The Bosphorus for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards ,

5 out of 5

Posted by on 5 May 2019

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7 May 2019 by Guest Service

Dear Guest , Thank you for taking the time to rate your stay with us and were very glad to learn you enjoyed the services rendered to you. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel The Bosphorus for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards

5 out of 5
Cet hôtel 5 étoiles est parfait sur tous les aspects : bien centré, nourriture excellente, installations supers : piscine, jacuzzi. Chambres spacieuses avec magnifique vue. Excellent rapport qualité-prix !

Posted by on 24 Apr 2019

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28 Apr 2019 by Guest Service

Dear Guest , We are pleased to read that you had enjoyed your stay at Swissôtel The Bosphorus and were impressed with our facilities, amazing views and hospitable service of our team. We highly appreciate your wonderful feedback, and we hope welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards

4 out of 5
The difference between providing good service and intruding into peoples life is not so easily understood by the staff

Posted by on 29 Mar 2019

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2 Apr 2019 by Best Regards,

Dear Swissotel Guest, We are very pleased to read that you had enjoyed your stay at Swissôtel The Bosphorus and were impressed with our services. We highly appreciate your wonderful feedback, and hope welcome you back in the near future.

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 01 January to 14 May:

  • Swimming pool

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

Property Features

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul offers its guests a full-service spa, outdoor tennis courts, and an indoor tennis court. There are 5 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a business centre on site. Event space at this hotel measures 41767 square feet (3880 square metres) and includes conference centres. An indoor pool, a kids' pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool are also featured at the luxury Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Istanbul hotel.

  • 566 guestrooms or units
  • 16 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 5 dining venues
  • 41767 sq ft of conference space
  • 3880 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1991
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Locker space

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts -3
  • Indoor tennis court
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Istanbul (IST) (39.8 km / 24.8 mi)
  • Train station: YeniKapi Station (6.8 km / 4.2 mi)
  • Metro station: Maçka Cable Car Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

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. This Istanbul hotel provides 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.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Espresso maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Cots (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Sabrosa Restaurant – Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

16 Roof – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in Peruvian cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open selected days.

Cafe Swiss – Overlooking the ocean and garden, this lobby lounge serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Chalet Restaurant – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open selected days.

Gabbro Resto-Bar – This restaurant overlooks the garden. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

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

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

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

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

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.

  • Number of treatment rooms 14
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Prenatal massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

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.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

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)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines.

  • One child stays free
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged 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
  • 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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Bosphorus Swissotel
  • Bosphorus Swissotel Istanbul
  • Istanbul Swissotel
  • Istanbul Swissotel Bosphorus
  • Swissotel Bosphorus
  • Swissotel Bosphorus Hotel
  • Swissotel Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul
  • Swissotel Bosphorus Istanbul
  • Swissotel Istanbul
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You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in October.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child aged 6 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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