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Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

It one of the best hotels in Istanbul. Beautiful modren Islamic style and decor. Helpful staff. Good breakfast. Nice room. Good location. I'm gold Starwood member and this the second time I come here. I highly recommend this hotel.

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

Dear W Guest, Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us. We are particularly happy to hear that our service exceeded your expectations and we are simply thrilled that you received great service, liked the design and style of the W brand. Please let us know when you are ready to come back to Istanbul or if you...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We just visited the W Istanbul for 5 nights. I picked the W based my preferences for Starwood being Platinum as well as wanting a U.S. based chain in Istanbul as it was my first visit to Turkey. I have stayed at many W’s across the U.S. and typically find them great properties. I had reserved a Marvelous Suite for...

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

Dear Valued W Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. First of all, it was nice to meeting you and your family! And again thank you for choosing to stay with us. Your detailed feedback allows us the opportunity to improve our services for our future guests and we readily welcome both positive and...

Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Always choose W Hotel when staying in Istanbul. Location, quality, service, all impeccable. Hotel staff very helpful and friendly, Dila at reception welcomes you as if you are getting home. Definitely recommended!

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

Dear W Guest, Your kind review of our hotel is very much appreciated. We are very proud of the product we provide to all of our guests , but most importantly, we take pride in the experiences that you have with our team that leave you with lasting impressions. And of course Dilan, we love to know that she made...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 July 2014

have been advised about renovation by mail. correct so far. nevertheless following services were way below my expectations both as W customer and as first-timer at W Istanbul: - breakfast; very average buffet, slow service, some items missing for so long that we walked away - concierge: suggestions about restaurant was ridiculous and took us to very disappointing tourist traps...

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

Dear W Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us and indeed for choosing to stay with us recently. We are very disappointed to read that you did not feel your experience had the flair or awesomeness of W. I would also like to take this opportunity to acknowledge that we do always appreciate feedback from...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Great place. Loved my stay. Room was very elegant and naughty. Mostly red colours and dim lights. Bathroom is in 3 parts. Washbasin, toilet, and separate bath tab. Greatly located in central of city. !

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Koray K, Guest Relations Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Hi Birgit, Your kind review of W Istanbul is very much appreciated. We are very proud of the product we provide to all of our guests , but. most importantly, we take pride in the experiences that you have with our unique design rooms. An of course we love to know that you enjoyed stay at W as much as...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Overall, the experience at the W Hotel was fine. It didn't blow me away. Pro's: -Service was excellent. 5 Stars. When we arrived into the port in Istanbul, it was chaos with several boats arriving at the same time, not to mention a complete downpour. We were waiting in the pouring rain for almost an hour before I decided to...

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

Dear W Guest, Thank you for your detailed observations, sorry to see that your day started with poring rain, I am glad that you have enjoyed the personal and caring attention of the team. At W Istanbul we are always aim to offer the best facilities and the services to our wonderful guests such as you, unfortunately this sometimes do...

New York
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Generally had a very happy visit to W Istanbul with my girlfriend in Jul '14. Several notes: - Facilities / Hotel: The rooms are really lovely. Well designed and spacious, especially for Istanbul. The "magnificent" rooms have cabanas which are a huge plus. Hallways are a little rock-and-roll and trippy - not a bad thing. Beds are great, showers are...

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

Dear W Guest, I would like to thank you very much for taking your time to write a review, we really appreciate all our wonderful guests comments and suggestions as it always helps us to improve our service and facilities. Thank you also for your kind words regarding the good hospitality you have received from the team, however please accept...

Reviewed 21 July 2014

We were surprised by the size of the tight size of the "Marvellous" room and the fact that there was no swimming pool - my bad, I expected a W to have at least a plunge pool to cool off in the hot Turkish summer. Concierge was often absent and more than once were we told to "call back in...

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Koray K, Guest Relations Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Hi Rewi, First of all we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us at W Istanbul and also for your feedback as all our guests comments are very important to us in allowing us to improve our services. However, I am saddened to see that we were not able to meet all of your expectations during...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 19 July 2014

I'm a Starwood Platinum and have stayed in more than 8 W hotels across the world - W Istanbul was definitely not upto the service levels as compared to other Starwood properties. 1. Great Location - lot of cafes, historical monuments in an around 2. An old heritage building has been refurbished to W hotel. Exterior is very beautiful. Rooms...

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Koray K, Guest Relations Manager at W Istanbul, responded to this review

Hi, I sincerely appreciate your feedback regarding your stay. All guest feedback allows us the opportunity to improve our services and facilities and we readily welcome both positive and constructive comments. Thank you for acknowledging the attentiveness and friendliness of our Concierge.I am also very pleased to hear that our location amazed you.However I was of course concerned to learn...

Houston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2014

The thing about W is it's very trendy. Pink lights in the hallways, bi red chairs in the bar. The people at the front desk were very friendly and accommodating. A young gentleman showed me to my room and showed me around the hotel. I had the fabulous room and it was, well fabulous. Westins (W is parto f the...

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Hi Michelle, It was definitely brilliant to meet and have you with us at W Istanbul and indeed for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am redelighted to hear that you express your enjoyable experience once again at Trip Advisor. It is most gratifying to know that you were very enjoyed your fabolous room. Furthermore, I...

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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: RM316 - RM646 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — W Istanbul 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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#47 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#93 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#95 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#115 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#169 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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