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Located in Besiktas, Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus Bridge. This 5-star hotel has 170 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. On the waterfront, it's also near Mixer and Topkapi Palace.

Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is available for a fee.

Rooms

All of Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus's 170 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including minibars, free bottled water, and safes. Plasma TVs come with satellite channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds sport down comforters and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Rooms also include desks.

Property features

At Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. Self parking is offered for EUR 30 per night. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a 24-hour fitness center, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Highlights

  • Close to Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus Bridge
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus

Hotel Amenities

Room Amenities

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus offers 170 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Beds feature down comforters. Plasma televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • DVD player 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Plasma TV 

Hotel Amenities

The Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus is a converted 19th-century Ottoman Palace situated in the historic city of Istanbul, in the neighborhood of Besiktas. Located at the edge of the Strait, the hotel is decorated in Turkish style featuring mosaic-cut marble tiles and local artwork.

Recreational amenities offered include an indoor pool with a skylight, outdoor pool with a deck overlooking the Strait, and a spa tub. A 24-hour fitness centre measuring 324 square meters (3,487 square feet) offers cardiovascular and weight training equipment, sauna, and steam room. A full-service spa with 10 treatment rooms including 2 hammams is also onsite. Childcare available.

This Four Seasons hotel has a 24-hour business centre that offers secretarial and translation services. Cell phones, computers, as well as complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access are provided. Event space includes meeting rooms for up to 500 guests and banquet space for up to 1000 guests. A wedding garden is available.

Additional amenities and services offered at this Istanbul property include boutiques, valet and self-parking (surcharge), currency exchange, multilingual concierge, child care (surcharge), and same-day laundry.

This property is pet-friendly, welcoming small dogs 7 kilograms or less.

  • Laundry facilities 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Total number of rooms - 170 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Spa Services

Designed in Turkish style with colored mosaic tiles, the 2,100 square metre (22,604 square feet) spa features 10 treatment rooms including a private spa suite for 2, saunas, separate men's and women's Turkish baths (hammams), and an indoor pool. The spa offers massages, facials, body treatments, salon services, and treatments for men. The spa's signature treatments, Spa and Hammam Moments, include a variety of 45-minute to 3-hour sessions. Guests can arrange in-room massage service.

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Where to Eat

Aqua –Fine dining restaurant overlooking the Bosphorus. Italian and Turkish specialities with fish and lamb signature dishes served with a selection of fine wines. Open daily for buffet-style breakfast and a la carte lunch and dinner.

Pool Bar and Grill – Casual poolside dining. Open for lunch and snacks from morning until night. Seasonal closing hours.

Yali Lounge – Located at the main lobby area with indoor seating as well as outdoor seating with scenic views of the Bosphorus Strait. Open daily for light snacks, afternoon tea, a variety of alcoholic beverages, and cigars. Live music provided.

Room service is available 24 hours.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Nearby Things to Do

The 324-square metre (3,487 square feet) fitness centre includes cardiovascular and weight training equipments, a whirlpool, sauna, and steam room. Guests can arrange personal training sessions for a fee. Complimentary fresh fruits and bottled water are provided at the centre.

The property also features an indoor pool with skylights and an outdoor pool with Strait views, and a pool deck. A Whirlpool and Pool Bar and Grill are nearby. Speedboats are available for rent while offsite tennis and golf are just 15 and 45 minutes away respectively. The hotel's onsite Spa offers 10 treatment rooms including two hammams.

  • Golfing nearby 

Hotel Policies

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 17 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 70+tax per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 3 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

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: EUR 34 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 30 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 70+tax per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

One child 17 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Hotel Name

  • Bosphorus Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul
  • Bosphorus Istanbul
  • Four Seasons Bosphorus
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  • Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus Istanbul
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  • Istanbul Bosphorus
  • Istanbul Four Seasons Hotel
  • Istanbul Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus

Pets

  • Pets allowed
  • Dogs only
  • Up to 7 kg

Awards & Affiliations

  • Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.

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