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W Istanbul

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#122 of 1,134 Hotels in Istanbul
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I just wanna say thank you very much for Ezgi Gunel. He is been so helpful in arranging the birthday surprise for my partner in his room at this hotel. He is very fast in responding all of my inquiries in order to make this surprise memorable for us. He is the real asset for the company. We stayed in...

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

Dear Ang, Thank you for choosing W Istanbul for your special get-away to this city. It's good to see that you and your partner were satisfied with your stay here. Ezgi, the W Insider reaches your every need. She arranges for your stay to ensure you live Istanbul to the fullest. Aside from her Whatever/Whenever approach like the rest of...

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is the second time that I have stayed at the W Instanbul and I like even more the second time around, which is saying something!. The staff are friendly, attentive and efficient. The rooms are modern and stylish, with a great soft bed and excellent, powerful shower. The hotel is located in an upmarket area, close to all the...

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

Dear Niel, Good to have had you back and great to hear you enjoyed your stay the second time around. Our talents have adopted the Whatever/Whenever service culture and we always know there's room for improvement so we never lose track of what's new/next. Our guestrooms provide the blend of traditional Turkish hospitality with the W twist here and there....

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I only stayed there for one night after a lay over. I was excited to have a room with a private garden. I wanted to relax and rest. Although the room, bed and amenities were great, it was not what i was looking for. The garden was not very private as you can actually see the other rooms' gardens and...

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

Dear Alexandra, I appreciate your feedback. Your experience here is very valuable to us. I'm sorry the property wasn't what you were looking for. Our Marvelous Rooms provide the privacy of an outdoor area where you can enjoy the view of neighbouring Cabana or garden. Just shut the curtains for a bit of alone-time. Our partnership with SUPERJAZZ, a local...

Arequipa Region, Peru
Reviewed 26 March 2017

"My husband and I stayed at the W Istanbul, the hotel was amazing in all aspects, from the modern and adventurous decoration of our room to the buffet breakfast. The hotel’s vibe is modern and sexy with its dark lighting and although it is in a bustling location, the excellent soundproofing means you feel completely removed from the world outside....

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

Dear W Guest, Thank you for choosing W Istanbul as the destination of your romantic getaway. The property has been blessed to be renovated by the cutting-edge designers Mahmut Anlar and Thierry Dreyfus. The traditional layout of the building remains as they blend with modern elements to re-mix what's new with the traditional. The isolation in the building is also...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The staff here are fabulous. Really made our anniversary special with a room upgrade and great tips for our visit. The entrance makes you feel like a rock star, the DJ in the lounge was brilliant, regardless of it being off season and a bit dead. The breakfasts were great, fresh and lovely each morning and the room had everything...

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

Dear Natalie, I'm glad your anniversary here at W Istanbul was charmed with beautiful memories! I can't imagine celebrating such a special occasion more in glam than the unmistakable W Istanbul. Stride through the Leading Tunnel with "What's behind the Mirror?" concept, enjoy the relaxing nature of the W Secret Garden in the center of the city nightlife, and rock...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have stayed at the W Istanbul both alone and with my husband several times over the past two years, and I am always impressed. Conveniently located near shopping, transport, and restaurants, the W is easy to get to. The rooms are fashionable and comfortable. I can't get over those comfy beds! And the spa is the perfect place for...

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

Dear W Guest, It brings a smile on our face to see that you enjoyed yet another stay at W Istanbul! Thank you so much for your kind words. The hotel is admittedly situated ideally in the center of the cosmopolitan Istanbul. In touch with both the traditional and local. After a long day in the city, it's always relaxing...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

WOW!! What a great experience. The location is great - Full of nice restaurants and near to the centre and shops. The check in experience was remarkable: Ezgi, the insider was in charge of my check in, showed me to the room and explained how everything worked, giving me tips and suggesting nice spots to go. Ezgi was my point...

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

Dear Richard, Thank you for selecting W Istanbul as your getaway location in Istanbul and taking the time to review us. We constantly watch out for what's New/Next and feedback from our beloved guests are always valuable. The Akaretler Neighborhood is definitely the place to be and be seen in! It's steps away from the Bosphorus and just below the...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

It's one of my favorite hotels in Istanbul. The rooms are always a positive surprise and I love the breakfast buffet. Service was as always great. I can strongly recommend the W and will definitely return.

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

Dear W Guest, We enjoy hosting guests from around the world and we have also been greatly satisfied to have welcomed you here at this beautiful property. I'm glad you enjoyed your room and the service. We look forward to seeing you once again. Remember: Whatever/Whenever! Anything you need, just ask... Warm Regards from the rainy Istanbul, Christian Hoehn General...

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great location. Ok rooms. Air-conditioning system not right - individual rooms temperature controlled through central intervention is funny. Sewage system not perfect in the room WC areas. Rooms lack an outside view, even with a balcony terrace. V courteous and helpful staff. Super live music evenings post 11 pm. V good well lighted gym area. Amazing around hotel areas for...

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

Dear Piyush, Many thanks for reviewing W Istanbul. Your feedback helps us take necessary measures and constantly evolve our 24/7 Whatever/Whenever service. The historical building is equipped with rooms facing either the Bosphorus through the design-driven Akaretler Neighbourhood or the calm, peaceful outdoor environment; the W Secret Garden and the signature Cabanas. Superjazz @ W Lounge never ceases to amaze...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Stayed here for 3 nights and this is a good location. Yes W treats me well with an upgrade, the room is clean and modern, so modern that you have to call the room service for A/C temp adjustment. The neighbourhood is great; amply of food options and a supermarket nearby. Cafe beside is good for breakfast and can still...

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

Dear W Guest, I would like to thank you for your review of this beautiful property. You have reflected the nature of the Akaretler Neighbourhood and W Istanbul well. I apologize if your A/C mishap caused any inconvenience. I trust that our Engineering Department fixed the situation in a timely manner. The Akaretler Rowhouses are decorated with many cafés, restaurants...

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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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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: RM368 - RM766 (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
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Hotel Style:
#44 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#92 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#94 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#115 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#169 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“Rooms on upper floors have good views.”
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“try getting an upgrade into a room with a canopy or those facing the north side...”
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“Rooms on the second floor have their own, mini, outside pergola, while rooms on the 4th floor have their own balcony.”
NielPama95, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“An outdoor cabana room adds some magic!”
791nataliew, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The dining room turns into a lounge at night and the music can get loud.”
cowphilosopher, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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