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W Istanbul

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Amazing Staff, very helpful and attentive to detail, they were super helpful during our stay in the last few days. free smart phone with unlimited data and local calls is one of the best features a hotel has. The food options are a bit limited for breakfast however they are super tasty

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Younis, Thanks for your pleasant feedback. Here at W Istanbul we value the experience of our guests greatly and it brings a smile on our face to read that you were satisfied. Our talents work hard to provide the Whatever/Whenever service approach that a W guest deserves. The Handy smartphones in the rooms serve as your personal guide to...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had only two nights here because we were leaving on a Princess cruise for Cvitivecchia(Rome). I read some reviews that said this was a noisy place but we were on the first floor(actually 2nd since the bar/restaurant is on the ground level) and did not have any interuptions during the evening or night. The shower and bathroom were amazing,...

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear W Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience in W Istanbul on this platform. It's nice to see that you've enjoyed your stay. As you had previously read, we host live (and sometimes loud) entertainment in the W Lounge. This doesn't mean that the noise will affect your comfort as a guest since we take all necessary measures to...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 11 February 2017

W Hotel Istanbul, my first preference to stay in Istanbul, because of hospitalty execelent, you can feel like stay at your home, located in near Besiktas pier and Nisantasi, there are many local restaurant and cafe's and heart of the city ! Also during my stay at W Hotel Istanbul you can see best entertainment at W Hotel Jazz Club....

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Sait, Your home in Istanbul! What a perfect description for this beautiful property. I am so glad you enjoyed the service of our talents, the central location and the wonders of the Akaretler Neighbourhood. Superjazz @ W Lounge never ceases to amaze our guests with high quality entertainment, ranging from performances from local/international DJ's to jazzed-up live performances of...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Let me start w the staff- "Matt" at the front desk was fantastic. He was so helpful and no request was not completed to my satisfaction. If you need advice for anything- "CEM" is your guy. He's at the Concierge's desk. Of ALL the travels I've ever done- he is second to none. He actually walked me to a barber...

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear W Guest, I am glad to see that your stay here in W Istanbul was to your enjoyment. Our talents are known for walking that extra mile (literally, in Cem's case) in order to provide you with nothing short of 24/7 Whatever/Whenever service. It's also pleasant to read that your room was to your liking. Our rooms are well-equipped...

Reviewed 21 January 2017

As a frequent traveler who stays at SPG properties often, I have a high expectation when it comes to a hotel stay, especially at properties like W hotels. That being said, I had a very enjoyable stay at W Istanbul during my very first visit in Turkey. I booked a Spectacular Room for four nights. When I arrived, the check-in...

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for your detailed feedback about W Istanbul and your high rating. I'm glad to see that your first visit to this beautiful destination was decorated with the W slant! I also appreciate your understanding for the water issue. We had an unexpected problem which was actioned on immediately and it's great that you found the alternative...

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

It was fantastic especially the front-desk with fast checkin-out Housekeeping was excellent the staff were very friendly and everyone was determined to deliver the highest quality. Great location very convenient to restaurants and comfortable rooms definitely would stay there again.

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Feras, Thank you for your interest in W Istanbul and kind words! We take pride in our service philosophy (Whatever/Whenever) and do our best to show it in every operational department of the hotel (Welcome Desk, Style, B&F...) The Akaretler Neighbourhood is very central and full of surprises, with various restaurants and cafés for all tastes in the vicinity....

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It's a W, more reasonably priced than most Ws. Quick check in, bags delivered to the room quickly. A celebratory cheesecake to the upgraded room. Definitely a nice place to celebrate an engagement getaway. Decent breakfasts (for Istanbul) but good fresh omelets and COFFEE. My only wish... the rooms had coffeemakers!

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear W Guest, So nice to see your beautiful review of W Istanbul! It's a pleasure to read about your wonderful experience at this property. When it comes to breakfast, we never stop! Our motto is "never boring" and we make sure the buffet evolves every morning and this way we explore what's new/next in the culinary point-of-view. I hope...

Bodrum, Turkey
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Hotel has an amazing location. The hotel has a really W atmosphere when you enter there,you feel as W.Everything was perfect. Room was so great.Receptionist Mert was so helpfull and explained all details about location/hotel. Thank you so much for a truly lovely stay, def we'll back 🙏🏼

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Kadirhan, Thank you so much for your kind words about W Istanbul. It's a pleasure to see that guests are satisfied with the hotel and the staff. It's our service philosophy to provide a guest with Whatever they need, Whenever they need it. In sincere hopes that you live Istanbul to the fullest in your next visit as well....

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Pro: The hotel staff were amazing. I had a short stay in Istanbul, and when I mentioned this to the staff during check-in they arranged a reservation at a close restaurant with local Turkish cuisine, and the restaurant was delicious. I was complimentary upgraded to a beautiful room with a balcony. The room was also very trendy, the bed is...

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Marc, Thank you for choosing W Istanbul for your stay in this historical city and your flattering words about the property. W Istanbul is, truly situated in the very heart of the city with quick transportation options to both the historical and local centers. Rest assured that we are taking all necessary precautions about leaking shower heads in all...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

- I liked the high level of the service from the hotel staff, they very helpful. - the hotel on very good location to start your tour on Istanbul. - the room is very nice ,The cleanliness and room service and attached garden with room also I liked lighting system, but I don't like the bathroom way on the room...

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Christian H, General Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Mohammed, Many thanks for staying at W Istanbul and writing this beautiful review. We are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed your room, the hotel's location, the breakfast and the lighting. We are in cooperation with a high class entertainment brand, SUPERJAZZ. This way, the W Lounge is illuminated every night with DJ beats and live vocals....

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Staying in Besiktas

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Besiktas
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Concierge
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about W Istanbul

Address: Suleyman Seba Cad. No: 22 | Akaretler, Besiktas, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Besiktas , New City / Taksim
Price Range: $94 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — W Istanbul 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
w Istanbul Hotel Istanbul
w Hotels Istanbul
w Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#47 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#94 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#95 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#115 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#169 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“An outdoor cabana room adds some magic!”
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“The dining room turns into a lounge at night and the music can get loud.”
 of 5 bubbles cowphilosopher, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“higher floors with balcony even as they are more expensive”
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“We were on the main floor and it was very convenient since no elevator rides. Noise was not a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles drlov, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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