4.5 out of 5

"Hotel extremely good, try to get Bosphorus view as sensational. Unfortunatly had park view. Gaja rooftop restaurant well worth a visit. Taxi availabil ... " More

By Goghead on Tue 14 Aug 2012

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Istanbul awaits you at Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul. You'll be 0.6 km (0.4 mi) from Dolmabahce Palace and 1.6 km (1 mi) from Taksim Square. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include 4 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 566 rooms feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and in-room childcare. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. You'll find nice touches like bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries to enhance your stay. Espresso makers, free bottled water, and safes are also available.

A day of pampering can include massages and body wraps along with hydrotherapy and mani/pedis. The restaurant, Cafe Swiss, serves local cuisine. Lobby Lounge is the hotel's own lobby lounge. Enjoy the 3 outdoor tennis courts, indoor swimming pool and fitness centre plus access to aerobics classes. 4 meeting rooms, conference space, and a business centre are among the business amenities offered. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, an indoor tennis court, and a Turkish bath/hammam. Each morning buffet breakfast is available. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 5-star Besiktas hotel, you'll be 2.1 km (1.3 mi) from Dot and 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Please note for guests booked in Residence room types breakfast is served in the Living Lounge located in the Residence building. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for TRY 225.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets: TRY 90 per pet, per night
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 6 kg)
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


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. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.


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 121.50 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY -- per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: TRY 25 per day
  • Valet parking fee: TRY 25 per stay
  • Pet fee: TRY 90 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: TRY 225.00 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Swissotel Bosphorus Istanbul Hotel
  • Swissotel Bosphorus Hotel
  • Swissotel Bosphorus Istanbul
  • Swissotel Bosphorus
  • Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul
  • Swissotel The Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul

You should know

  • Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • One child 12 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).