Hotel Features. Occupying a wooded hilltop in 65 acres of gardens that were once part of Dolmabahce Palace, Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul consists of three towers.
The hotel has six restaurants, and outdoor dining is available with Bosphorus views. Café Suisse offers European fare. There's French cuisine with live music in La Corne d'Or, and Ku-Kong serves Chinese dishes for dinner. Miyako is a Japanese restaurant open for lunch and dinner, and Swiss Chalet offers Switzerland's culinary classics such as fondue and raclette. The historic Taslyk Turkish Restaurant was once a Turkish coffee house and prepares authentic local dishes.
The hotel has a business centre, and meeting space. There are swimming pools for kids and adults, as well as a fitness centre, hair salon and spa services (surcharge).
Guestrooms. Many of the 600 air- conditioned guestrooms have views over the Bosphorus strait and Turkey's Asiatic coast. All rooms feature dial-up Internet connections, minibars and satellite television.
<span style="color: black;font-weight: bold"> Renovation notice:</span>
Please note that the hotel's Wellness Centre is currently closed for renovation. During this period, the Tennis Club, outdoor pool, limited gym facilities and massage services will continue to be available. Please contact the hotel directly for further information. Free room upgrade offer
This offer includes: <li>A free upgrade to the next room category <li>25% discount on massage treatments at Amrita Spa
Classic Park View Room: One double or two twin beds. View of surrounding parkland. Marble bathroom and full bath amenities. Other features: complimentary newspaper; dial-up Internet access; cable TV; multi-line phone.
Panorama Suite: One king bed. Dial-up Internet connection. Cable/satellite TV. Minibar. Hair dryer.
Swiss Business Executive room: One king bed. Dial-up Internet connection. Cable/satellite TV. Minibar. Hair dryer.
Classic Bosphorus View Room: One king bed. Dial-up Internet connection. Cable/satellite TV. Minibar. Hair dryer.
From Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST):
Distance to the Istanbul Hilton hotel is 25 kilometres, approximately 30 minutes' drive.
Getting there. Both airport terminals are connected to the metro system, which runs to the city centre. Single tickets cost about 1 TRY. The Havas Airport bus departs every 30 minutes for the main bus terminal and Taksim Square, in central Istanbul. Journey time is about 30 minutes. Bus number 96 runs between the airport and the city centre, and a shuttle bus runs to the port. Taxis wait outside Arrivals; fixed prices are in place and the fare to the city centre should be about 20 TRY-30 TRY. At night, there is a 50 percent surcharge. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. Istanbul's extensive public transport system includes buses, metros (underground trains), trains, trams, sea buses, and ferries. Tickets can be purchased from main stops, stations, or kiosks prior to boarding. Istanbul's yellow taxis are reasonably priced, but travellers should ensure the meter is used. A cheaper alternative is to use a 'dolmus' (minibus or shared taxi). Driving is not advised for visitors.
Driving directions. From Istanbul Ataturk Airport:
Take Highway E5 east.
At Besiktas turn right.
Drive to end of Barbaros Boulevard.
The hotel is one kilometre on the right.
- Sauna High Speed Internet
- Sauna Children Stay Free - Under 12 years old
- Whirlpool Lounge
- Dry Cleaning Service Pets Allowed
- Wake Up Service Airport Transportation - $70.00
- Fitness Equipment Restaurant(s)
- Swimming pool - children's Meeting room (small groups)
- Parking (valet) Gift shop or newsstand
- Garden Swimming pool - indoor
- Concierge desk Security guard - 24-Hour
- Parking garage Swimming pool - outdoor
- Babysitting or child care Photocopy machine
Room Amenities: , , • Cable/satellite TV • Internet access - dial-up • Smoking rooms • Extra towels/bedding • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Complimentary toiletries • Designer toiletries • Climate control • Second bathroom • Separate sitting area • Pay movies • Window opens • Rollaway beds • Cribs (infant beds) available • Internet access - high speed • Iron/ironing board (on request • Bottled water in room (complim • Bathroom telephone • Direct-dial phone • Bidet • Child care (in room, surcharge • Electronic check-out • Electronic/magnetic keys • Extra towels/bedding in room • Makeup mirror • Bathroom scale • Remote lighting/drapery/curtai • Shower/tub combination
Dolmabahce palace - 1 kilometre | Yildiz Park - 4 kilometres | Saint Sophia Museum/Blue Mosque - 5 kilometres | Spice Bazaar - 6 kilometres | Hippodrome - 7 kilometres | Karlye Museum - 7 kilometres | Topkapi Palace - 8 kilometres | Old City - 8 kilometres | Grand Bazaar - 8 kilometres | Hagia Sofia - 8 kilometres |
Istanbul Hotels - Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul