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Located in Besiktas within a short walk of Dolmabahce Palace, Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Taksim Square. This 497-room, 5-star hotel has a full-service spa along with an outdoor pool and an indoor pool. Located centrally in Istanbul, it's also close to Topkapi Palace and Suleymaniye Mosque.


Enjoy dining at one of 4 onsite restaurants including Cafe Swiss, which specializes in local cuisine, or have a drink at the lobby lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served each morning for a fee.


All of Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul's 497 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including minibars, espresso makers, and free bottled water. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, plus flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and DVD players. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, designer toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Safes, phones, and desks are also available.

Property features

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul features a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. Parking is TRY 20 per day (TRY 22 per night for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for TRY 500 per vehicle one way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a children's pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub.


  • Walking distance to Dolmabahce Palace
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The spa at Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul offers an array of treatments and includes a sauna, steam bath, solarium, and Turkish Hamam. The hotel also has an indoor pool and outdoor pool, a fitness center, 3 tennis courts, and 29 meeting rooms. Free high-speed Internet access is available.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 18 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Hair salon 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 29 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 497 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 1991 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul offers 497 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Cafe Swiss - With its open kitchen, Cafe Swiss restaurant serves innovative dishes inspired by local tastes, with an added touch of vitality. A vibrant bar corner and freshly baked goods and Viennoiseries to go are special highlights of Cafe Swiss.

Gaja Roof & Sky - Roof-top setting offering breathtaking views over the Bosphorus and a prime location for guests and locals seeking a special experience for pre-dinner drinks and after-party relaxation. Gaja specializes in cutting edge, Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on grilled dishes. Only open during summer season.

Oasis - Arranged around the pool, Oasis is a stylish outdoor lounge and bar, serving local and seasonal comfort food accompanied by refreshing cocktails and mocktails.

Lobby Lounge - The spectacular view, attentive service and unequalled tastes for your everyday leisure. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea or a drink after work.

Chalet Restaurant - A special Swiss cuisine offers a culinary tour of all things alpine, from rösti potatoes and cheese fondues to delectable chocolate desserts. Housed in an authentic, 100-year-old wooden chalet imported from Switzerland.

Les Ambassadeurs Bar - A premier jazz bar with the smooth and vibrant sounds of jazz. Special live acts every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Jazz music provide an elegant backdrop for an evening with friends or business partners in this luxuriously designed space.

Room service is available 24-hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel has an indoor pool, outdoor pool, sauna, steam room, solarium, and spa tub. The fitness room is equipped with cardio and strength training equipment and has a Pilates studio. Spinning and yoga sessions and fitness classes are offered.

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

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

Spa Services

Pürovel Spa & Sport is a 4000 m² oasis offering holistic spa treatments from all over the world combined with cutting-edge facilities. Pürovel uses Aromatherapy Associates essential oils to enhance physical, mental and emotional well-being. Cinq Mondes cosmetic products invigorate the senses during a range of treatments: facials, massage, scrubs and wraps, manicures, pedicures, and treatments during pregnancy, as well as special treatments for men.

  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 14 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Please note for guests booked in Residence room types breakfast is served in the Living Lounge located in the Residence building. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

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.


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 85 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 500 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self parking fee: TRY 20 per day
  • Valet parking fee: TRY 22 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: TRY 50 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

We should mention

One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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