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Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir

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washington, dc
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Comfortable, well run hotel. Faces the Aegean Sea. Great, helpful staff. Good food. I am not, however, a fan of duvets, but it seems all hotels now use them. Pity. A light blanket would be more comfortable.

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Please accept our sincere thanks for spending your precious time to share your kind feedback. We appreciate your valuable comments. We look forward to welcoming you in the future and hope to host you again in Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Izmir. Best Regards, Swissôtel Büyük Efes, İzmir Hotel Management

Newbury
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the the Hilton Izmir a couple of months back. I visited the Sky Bar for after dinner drinks at the Swissotel and was impressed with the quality of the surroundings at this hotel. I decided to stay here for this trip and wasn't disappointed. The rooms although smaller than the Hilton are finished to a higher standard. The...

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your comments regarding our hotel and staff during your visit. We are delighted to hear that you were happy with our property. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards, Swissôtel Büyük Efes, İzmir Hotel Management

Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The hotel is beautiful and the staff was super friendly and accommodating. The breakfast buffet is excellent. The rooms are nice, new and modern with good sized bathrooms. The water pressure was GREAT! The location is right on the water, with great views and close to area attractions (parks, dining, ruins, markets, etc). I highly recommend this hotel.

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Swissotel guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences in Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read you have enjoyed your stay with us ,especially your kind sentiments to our team members which has been a great motivation for them. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel Büyük Efes İzmir and look forward to welcoming you back...

Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3days. Facilities were very good. Services were also good.

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Masahiro, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences in Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read you have enjoyed your stay with us, Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel Büyük Efes İzmir ,and look forward to welcoming you back many more times. Kind Regards,

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 18 April 2015

We just arrived back after a one-week stay in Swissotel. The overall experience was excellent. Room was spacious, and the hotel staff kept it immaculately clean. Whenever you asked something from room-service the response was prompt. The hotel has a lovely garden and a large swimming-pool. I would like to emphasize the kindness and friendliness of its personnel, from reception...

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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Anastasios Papadimitr, Many thanks for your comments regarding our hotel and staff during your visit. We are delighted to hear that you were happy with our property. Our team keeps smiling with the help of these kind of positive comments. In addition, you may find many different art pieces around the hotel. Fernando Botero’s Man on Horse sculpture is...

Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I stay in Izmir four or five times a year on business and have tried most of the five star Hotels over the past few years but none can compete. The location is excellent for business and leisure, the rooms are very good and spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The spa is good and the treatments and products available a...

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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Carol, We are delighted to hear that you were happy with our property. Your positive feedbacks about rooms, cleaning, Spa facilities and breakfast services have been shared with the team and your comments will definitely encourage the team to continue to strive to exceed our guests’ expectations. We do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Very clean and modern in a good location but drinks expensive. Hotel service very good. Very handy to water front where there a loads of restaurants. Rooms and fitout are lovely but can be quite a walk from reception

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Please accept our sincere thanks for spending your precious time to share your kind feedback. We appreciate your valuable comments. We look forward to welcoming you in the future and hope to host you again in Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Izmir. Best Regards, Swissôtel Büyük Efes, İzmir Hotel Management

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Rooms are beautiful and the cafe overlooking the garden is lovely. What you would expect of a 5 star hotel. Rooms are well apportioned with a lovely bath and separate shower. Plus is free WiFi. Food is very western style but desserts are a must. Would stay again.

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Dear Mrs. Judy, Please accept our sincere thanks for spending your precious time to share your kind feedback. We are happy to hear that your expectations have been answered from a 5 star hotel with our services. We look forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Best Regards, Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Management Team

Besiktas
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We were enjoy to stay at izmir swiss hotel. Thanks to all kind persons.Room was excellent. All hotel persons especially concierge persons were very helpfull and friendly. Hotel place and scene wonderfull.

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Dear Mr. Savas, Many thanks for your comments regarding our hotel and staff during your visit. We are delighted to hear that you were happy with our property. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards, Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Management Team

Reviewed 5 April 2015

lovely room, clean environment art every where and greenery spa has an adventure shower ( u must see it to find out what that means) cute place to be recommended. for families couples and all, walking distance to the water and many cute restaurants with great food- the hamburger in the swiss place - is one of the best -...

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Dear Jux P, Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience with us. Your comments are very important for our team to monitor our services as well as to achieve and maintain service excellence. We hope to see you again in Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Izmir. Kind Regards,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Aquarium Restaurant
Aquarium Restaurant
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in 12.000 m² of landscaped gardens Swissotel Buyuk Efes, Izmir is a five-star deluxe hotel located in the heart of the city’s commercial hub and overlooking the spectacular Kordon Promenade, on Turkey’s Aegean Sea. Adnan Menderes International Airport is less than 10 miles (15 km) and 20 minutes away. Swissotel Buyuk Efes has 402 luxury rooms including 55 elegantly decorated suites At Swissotel Buyuk Efes the guests are presented an inspiring art collection from Fernando Botero to Turkey’s leading exponents of modern art throughout the hotel with more than 800 art masterpieces and a selection of traditional Turkish and contemporary cuisine in a variety of attractive restaurants & bar: Equinox, Cafe Swiss, Aquarium and Sky Bar. Equipped with the latest technology available Buyuk Efes Convention Center located in the hotel, is designed to host all kinds of meetings and conferences in an ideal setting. Over 5,500m², Purovel Spa&Sport provides the Alpine inspired solution to healthy living within a stylish and contemporary environment. Facilities include; 14 treatment rooms, a Presidential Wellness Suite for couple therapies, a hydrotherapy room, solarium, a relaxation lounge, Turkish Hammam, steam bath, sauna, jacuzzi, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, pilates studios, group fitness classes, personal training and a tennis court. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir

Address: Gaziosmanpasa Bulvari No: 1 Alsancak, Izmir, Izmir 35210, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Turkish Aegean Coast > Izmir Province > Izmir
Price Range: $133 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir 5*
Number of rooms: 402
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