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What We Love

  • Outdoor swimming pool with free fruit and smoothie shots
  • Award-winning Pürovel Spa offering holistic treatments
  • Plenty of eating options at the 8 restaurants and bars, including Swiss and Japanese cuisine

What To Know

  • Parking costs approximately $12 daily
  • There’s a surcharge for the property’s BMW airport transfer (approximately $150 one way)
  • WiFi will run you $20


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Eco-Friendly
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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Modern glamour sitting pretty in historical gardens on the European side of the Bosphorus

The Lowdown

The Ottoman Sultans once gazed out over the Bosphorus from this 497-room hotel’s hilltop location; the modern Swissôtel retains that link to the past with its location on 65-acres of historic gardens that were previously attached to the Dolmabahçe Palace. Contemporary, comfortable interiors come in muted shades and subtle patterns. There’s nothing, in fact, to detract from the views over the water, city or gardens. A 43,055-square-foot spa offers serenity seekers mud baths and a traditional hammam. Eating options include French chef William Mahi’s Gaja Roof, which serves seafood and grilled meats on a terrace hotspot.

In the Area

The popular neighborhood of Ortaköy in the district of Beşiktaş is a central spot on the European side of the Bosphorus where travelers and locals congregate in the galleries, restaurants and bars that line its cobbled streets. On Sundays there’s an open-air arts and crafts market that will fulfill most of your souvenir needs. Get your history fix at the waterside Ortaköy Mosque, as well as the Dolmabahçe and Topkapı palaces. The iconic city highlights of Süleymaniye Mosque and Hagia Sophia are also easily accessible.

How to Get There

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul
Visnezade Mah. Acisu Sok. NO. 19
Istanbul, 34357 Turkey


4.5 Very Good 1681 Reviews
Luxury hard to beat!
Reviewed 7 hours ago

We stayed in the Terrace suite overlooking the bosphorus, unfortunately we only stayed one night in this beautiful hotel! The room was outstanding with all the amenities one would expect in a luxury hotel room, the views from every corner of the room were marvellous. Spacious, clean and up to scratch. I would definitely recommend this property to everyone and will be returning! A big shout out to the staff, so welcoming and ever so helpful at all times.

Cafe swiss
Reviewed 2 days ago

I came for holiday I really like Istanbul especially swissotel the view is perfect location is so easy and cafe Swiss service perfect especially I want to say thank you for ilayda and mehmet and their manager sinan they are best team

Cafe swiss
Reviewed 2 days ago

I m lery i m always coming this hotel for drink absolut and eat something i love this hotell bcz view is perfect service is delicious especially ilayda and her manager hikmet and sinan they are professional and thank you serhat and emre

Hotel Cafe
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had coffee and snacks at the cafe and the service was amazing from our server Mert. He was very professional, knowledgeable and kind. He made the experience very memorable and made us feel very at home. He is a definitely an asset to the Hotel and his english is excellent as well.
Mert is amazing!!

Cafe Review
Reviewed 3 days ago

The service by MERT in cafe was fantastic , so friendly , so professional , I wish all the server could be like him , brought everything we asked for so quick and answered all of our question about the food ,gave all of us feeling like home , Thank you MERT 🙏