Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul
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
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
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
This place is amazing mainly because of its staff, I forgot my documents with a watch at hotel and the team has properly handed it over via courier to Dubai, special thanks to Serenay Tokac who helped me to get my stuff.
I would recommed, if you're looking for a luxurious and trusted place to stay with an amazing view in Istanbul, Swissotel is the best.
This is probably the beat hotel I have ever stayed in my life, and this is due not only to the actual infrastructure but also to its staff. Everybody goes out of their way to help you and to make your stay the most pleasant stay you can have. We stayed at the residence building, and I have to say I am so happy we stayed there, unlike the main building, it has a home feel to it, including the breakfast. Best fitness center I have ever seen in a hotel, spa is amazing. Will definitely come back ????????????????
Food, beverage, and service was wonderful. Fresh cheeses, honeys, yogurts, juices, fruits, pasties, even an omelet bar! Everything you need for a classic Turkish breakfast and more. The view is the best in Istanbul. We loved Şakir and Muhammet, they were very welcoming, attentive and helpful.