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59 out of 100

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Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul

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9.4

Excellent (2,760 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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140 m Bosphorus

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3.5 km Trump Towers Istanbul

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4.5 km Taksim Square

Hotel Overview

Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus, Istanbul, is an opulent hotel that receives high praise for its luxurious amenities, exceptional service, and breathtaking views of the Bosphorus Strait. Based on user reviews, this hotel stands out for its world-class accommodations and personalized guest experiences.

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Hotel highlights

Service

Property

Location

  1. Exceptional Service: Staff go above and beyond to ensure guest satisfaction, offering personalized and attentive service.
  2. Stunning Views: Rooms and common areas offer magnificent views of the Bosphorus Strait, enhancing the stay.
  3. Luxurious Spa: The hotel's spa is highly acclaimed for its serene environment and range of pampering services.
  4. Sophisticated Dining: Multiple dining options provide exquisite culinary experiences, from local delicacies to international cuisine.
  5. Elegant Rooms: Accommodations are known for their elegance, comfort, and modern amenities, ensuring a luxurious stay.
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Area for improvement

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  1. High Price Point: The hotel's rates are considered quite high, making it less accessible for some guests.
  2. Location: Some guests find the location a bit remote from Istanbul's main attractions, requiring travel time.
  3. Busy at Peak Times: The hotel can get quite busy during peak seasons, leading to crowded facilities and less personal attention.
  4. Reservation Challenges: There can be difficulties in securing reservations for dining or spa services, especially without prior booking.
  5. Limited Pool Space: The swimming pool area is sometimes noted as too small, considering the size of the hotel and the number of guests.

Amenities

Kids pool

Babysitting

Babysitting

Kids club

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Spa

Spa

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Gym

Gym

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Score icon9.4

RateScore

Total 2,760 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.5

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9.2

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9.6

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4.7/5

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5.0/5

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agoda

6 Reviews

7.5 / 10

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booking

292 Reviews

9.2 / 10

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expedia

21 Reviews

9.6 / 10

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google

2,179 Reviews

4.7 / 5

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tripadvisor

262 Reviews

5.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Service was mentioned 290 times

17% Negative81% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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Alexandra Hepworth3 months ago
5/5Google icon

For Kaan Sevsay and team, I wanted to write to thank you one more time for our incredible stay at MO Istanbul last week. As you know from our breakfast and site inspection, we really loved the property and especially the level of detail that can be felt everywhere – not only in the design but also in the level of service and care from all of the team members we dealt with. As we discussed over breakfast, it’s really evident that you have a very special property here, but also being part of a boutique brand that really makes sure that all it’s properties are given the high level of attention they deserve for an incredible guest experience, no matter where that is, really is priceless. I was a fan before, and I am even more so now!

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Leticia Vieira5 months ago
3/5Google icon

Not sure how I should feel in regards to my stay. The first few hours at the hotel were actually quite pleasant yet they didn’t last for long. The amenities in the room were the bare minimum and were just tossed around, which is not really acceptable when it comes to these brand of hotels. Extremely noisy at night. The B2 was a complete maze I should say, I understand part of it is meant to hold board meetings but it shouldn’t come to a point where it interferes with actual hotel guests. Room service was quick but the presentation or food wasn’t really that impressing nor flavorful. At the end of our stay we were met with a not so fortunate event at the hotel’s main restaurant where our party of 8 had specifically asked that the food be served before a certain time. We were strictly meant to leave then since we had a flight to catch yet the food wasn’t prepped on time. The food was served at the same time everyone had stood up to leave, hopefully the food wasn’t thrown away. The only two things I enjoyed was the gym and the breakfast, the gym had its few share of equipment which I absolutely loved using. I had previously asked the spa to open earlier but I guess they overslept which was fine. The breakfast was good, great selection and I liked the overall environment. These are small details but I consider them absolutely relevant and should be taken in mind for future changes.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 100

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Number of floors 3

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Year Built 2021

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

8

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86

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69

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Bosphorus

140 m

Trump Towers Istanbul

3.5 km

Taksim Square

4.5 km

Galata Tower

5 km

Bosphorus Bridge

5.5 km

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Getting around

Nispetiye Station

2 km

Bogazici Universitesi Station

2.5 km

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Airport (IST)

22.5 km

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Restaurants

Huqqa

210 m

Novikov

140 m

Aşşk Kahve Kuruçeşme

Nearby

The Market Bosphorus

770 m

Oligark Restaurant

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

70 out of 100

Safe

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Nighttime safety

40 out of 100

Unsafe

Istanbul safety index

Safety

Crime

59

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

59 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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43

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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67

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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43

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Political safety

Risky

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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43

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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57

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

48

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

48 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

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Mugging or robbery  45/100

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Car theft  32/100

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Car break-ins  44/100

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Home break-ins  42/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

42

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Physical attacks  49/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  33/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

52

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Insult or harassment in public  51/100

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Corruption or bribery  71/100

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Drug problem  44/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.1 - $0.7

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Coffee

$1.3 - $3

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Beer 0.5L

$1.3 - $2.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$5 - $11.7

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.3 - $0.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.3 - $0.6

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$20 - $66.8

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$5.7 - $16.7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$5 - $6.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.7 - $1.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$25.1 - $40.1

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$4.2 - $10

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$13.9 - $66.8

Weather In Istanbul

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Precipitation In Istanbul

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.515

PM1038

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Heavy

Potential slowdowns and congestion, expect delays during peak travel times.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets or service animals

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