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59 out of 100

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Luxury

Pet-friendly

Spa

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

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9.5

Excellent (26,613 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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840 m Dolmabahce Palace

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910 m Vodafone Park

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1.05 km Bosphorus

Hotel Overview

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul is celebrated for offering its guests an exceptional experience, marrying luxurious accommodations with breathtaking views of the Bosphorus Strait. Nestled within a historical city famed for its rich cultural tapestry, the hotel caters to a global clientele, prioritizing comfort and unique experiences. Based on user reviews, here's a concise analysis of the hotel's strengths and weaknesses.

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Hotel highlights

Service

Property

Dining

  1. Exceptional Service: Staff are praised for their professionalism and eagerness to assist, ensuring a memorable stay.
  2. Prime Location: Perfectly situated to explore the city's historical and cultural landmarks.
  3. Panoramic Views: Offers stunning vistas of the Bosphorus Strait, adding a unique charm to the stay.
  4. Luxurious Amenities: Equipped with top-notch facilities, including a well-maintained spa and fitness center.
  5. Gourmet Dining: Hosts a variety of dining options, serving exquisite dishes that cater to diverse palates.
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Area for improvement

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  1. High Costs: Some guests consider the price point to be on the higher side, impacting affordability.
  2. Busy Location: Due to its central location, the area can sometimes feel crowded, which might detract from the sense of relaxation.
  3. Occasional Noise: Given its popularity and central location, noise levels can occasionally be higher, affecting some guests' comfort.
  4. Room Variability: There is a noted inconsistency in room quality and views, leading to varied guest experiences.
  5. Reservation Challenges: Some guests have encountered difficulties with booking and reservation accuracy, leading to inconveniences upon arrival.

Amenities

Kids pool

Tennis court

Babysitting

Babysitting

Extra beds/cribs

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Hot Tub

Hot Tub

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Score icon9.5

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Total 26,613 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.8

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8.9

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9.2

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4.8/5

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5.0/5

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agoda

323 Reviews

8.8 / 10

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booking

4,982 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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expedia

1,013 Reviews

9.2 / 10

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google

15,322 Reviews

4.8 / 5

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tripadvisor

4,973 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

Property

Dining

Breakfast

Bar

Room

Location

Couples

Atmosphere

Cleanliness

Restaurant

Fitness

Business

Nature

Wellness

Family

Spa

Nightlife

Pool

Bathroom

Parking

Sleep

Safety

Gym

Kitchen

Accessibility

Transit

Wi-Fi

Air Conditioning

Pets

Hot Tub

Service was mentioned 4427 times

2% Negative96% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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Ali Alshlash2 months ago
4/5Google icon

A remarkable blend of luxury, comfort, and impeccable service. During my three-night stay, I was continuously impressed with the hotel's cleanliness, an aspect they take great pride in. The food here stands out, offering a delightful culinary experience with a variety of exquisite dishes that cater to different palates. Moreover, the staff's friendliness and attentiveness significantly enhance the overall experience, ensuring guests feel welcomed and valued. The only drawback is the difficulty in obtaining a room with a picturesque view, which is highly sought after by many guests. Despite this minor challenge, Swissôtel The Bosphorus remains a top-notch choice for a memorable stay in Istanbul.

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Mussy K2 months ago

We stayed in an executive room with sea view; An excellent stay in an ideal location with all the amenities we can ask for. Very helpful staff, especially those in the executive lounge. Nothing was too much for Emine Berber. She remembered our specific needs & soon she was getting them for us without asking for them. A delight, enjoying the executive lounge.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 566

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Number of floors 16

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Number of buildings/towers 3

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Year Built 1991

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

5

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28

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35

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

840 m

Vodafone Park

910 m

Bosphorus

1.05 km

Istiklal Avenue

2 km

Taksim Square

2.5 km

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Getting around

Mecidiyekoy Station

2 km

Maçka Cable Car Station

490 m

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Airport (IST)

21.5 km

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Restaurants

Cafe Swiss

Nearby

Swiss Exclusive Lounge

Nearby

Roof

Nearby

Chalet

280 m

Günaydın Kebap

Nearby

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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47

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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63

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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

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 14:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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