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Safety index

58 out of 100

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Business

Luxury

Pet-friendly

Spa

Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

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9.1

Excellent (6,380 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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910 m Dolmabahce Palace

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980 m Ciragan Palace

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1.05 km Vodafone Park

Hotel Overview

Located at the heart of Istanbul, Shangri-La Bosphorus offers its guests an exquisite stay, combining luxury with the enchanting beauty of the Bosphorus Strait. Based on user reviews, this hotel encapsulates the essence of hospitality, offering high-quality services, amenities, and a memorable experience for those looking for both relaxation and adventure in one of the world's most historic cities.

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Hotel highlights

Service

Property

Location

  1. Exceptional Location: Nestled between Europe and Asia, it offers easy access to Istanbul's landmarks.
  2. Outstanding Service: Staff are praised for their attentiveness and personalized service.
  3. Exquisite Dining: Highly-rated restaurants offering a range of international cuisines.
  4. Luxurious Accommodations: Rooms and suites are spacious, with elegant decor and modern amenities.
  5. Spa & Wellness: A top-notch wellness center that includes a spa, providing a tranquil retreat.
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Area for improvement

  1. High Price Point: Considered expensive, which may not fit all budgets.
  2. Busy Location: Some guests found the central location too bustling, impacting tranquility.
  3. Limited Free Amenities: Certain amenities are chargeable, which caught some patrons off guard.
  4. View Obstructions: Not all rooms offer the desired views of the Bosphorus, leading to some disappointment.
  5. Booking Challenges: During peak seasons, securing a reservation can be difficult.

Amenities

Kids pool

Extra beds/cribs

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Hot Tub

Hot Tub

Spa

Spa

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

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Score icon9.1

RateScore

Total 6,380 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.0

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8.9

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9.4

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4.6/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

111 Reviews

9.0 / 10

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booking

1,074 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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expedia

373 Reviews

9.4 / 10

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google

3,071 Reviews

4.6 / 5

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tripadvisor

1,751 Reviews

4.5 / 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

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Location

Dining

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Business

Parking

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Gym

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Service was mentioned 577 times

10% Negative86% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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Lisa A2 months ago

Everything was perfect. Incredible staff - Manager Umut, Murat Demir, Concierge Ercan, Corine Sellami, all provided exceptional experience. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. Excellent service and friendly people. Facilities were impeccable. Location is ideal. Breakfast was expansive and had everything you could ever think of. Best place to stay in Istanbul.

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A G2 months ago

Amazing experience from the very beginning. We were greeted by Serdar who was very welcoming. The hotel arranged a pick up for us in a pristine Mercedes straight from the airport which was waiting for us when we arrived. Our driver Said was amazing. He was very friendly and knowledgeable, and treated us extremely well. We had a late arrival to the hotel, but Umut helped us settle into a perfect room with a sea view. The hotel staff including Emircan were all very kind and so helpful. We are so pleased with the service here. Easily 11/10!

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 186

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 2013

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

8

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40

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56

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

Dolmabahce Palace

910 m

Ciragan Palace

980 m

Vodafone Park

1.05 km

Bosphorus

500 m

Taksim Square

2 km

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Getting around

Maçka Cable Car Station

1.19 km

Uskudar Station

1.33 km

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Airport (IST)

23 km

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Restaurants

Bombacı Fatih

140 m

Mikel Coffee

210 m

Şampiyon Kokoreç

210 m

Joker No:

140 m

Kazan

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

70 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

40 out of 100

Unsafe

Istanbul safety index

Safety

Crime

58

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

58 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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44

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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62

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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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97

48

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

48 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

46

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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

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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