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Family-friendly Istanbul hotel in Istanbul City Center, near Dolmabahce Palace

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Indoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul, you'll be centrally located in Istanbul, within a 5-minute drive of Dolmabahce Palace and Galata Bridge. This 5-star hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Vodafone Arena and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Taksim Square.

Make yourself at home in one of the 566 guestrooms featuring minibars and espresso makers. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including outdoor tennis courts, a health club, and an indoor pool. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy international cuisine at Sabrosa Restaurant, one of the hotel's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Istanbul? This hotel has facilities measuring 41767 square feet (3880 square meters), including a conference center. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul features outdoor tennis courts and an indoor tennis court. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A business center is on site at this 5-star property. Event facilities measuring 41767 square feet (3880 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury hotel also offers an indoor pool, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul has designated areas for smoking.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Lockers available
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Business center
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Covered parking
  • Uncovered parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Swimming pool
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3880
  • Number of meeting rooms - 27
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Indoor tennis court
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Total number of rooms - 566
  • Number of floors - 16
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Tennis on site
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Designer stores on site
  • Art gallery on site
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Full-service spa
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1991
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Sauna
  • Health club
  • Free wired Internet
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Conference space size (feet) - 41767
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Indoor tennis court
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Arabic
  • Turkish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul offers 566 accommodations with minibars and espresso makers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Espresso maker
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Pay movies
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Slippers
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Sabrosa Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

16 Roof - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Peruvian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open select days.

Cafe Swiss - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this lobby lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Chalet Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Gabbro Resto-Bar - This restaurant overlooks the garden. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool, a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, an indoor tennis court, a health club, and a sauna.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Pürovel Spa & Sport has 14 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 14
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Prenatal massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 6 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for TRY 225.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

One child stays free

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: TRY 225 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: TRY 40 per day
  • Covered valet parking fee: TRY 60 per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TRY 225.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from May to October.

Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

One child 6 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Awards & Affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

  • UNESCO sustainable tourism pledge
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