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Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please stay in a room with Bosphorus View, dont forget its worth to see the connection point of Europe and Asia... The receptionist was so friendly and kind. We had dinner in the room with a reasonable price for this lovely view... Ask for a coffe table if you dont have one in the room, they tend to solve all...

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Renaissance Ist... B, Genel Müdür at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sebnem, Thank you very much for sharing your valuable comments on TripAdvisor regarding to your stay. A bridge which binds two continents to each other is a very unique experience and the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel is here for our guests in order to be a part of this fantastic experience. We are delighted to read that the...

Cape town
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed over a weekend and then for work at Renaissance Istanbul Bosphorus. My room had a great view of the Bosphorus Bridge, as did my bathroom, so I was off to a great start. Then I got really ill and the hotel pulled out all stops to help me. They called a doctor, the manager came to see me,...

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Renaissance Ist... B, General Manager at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fathima, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. We are extremely happy to impress you with our fascinating Bosphorus View which is one of the best signature places of Istanbul. The view from Bar212 can indeed be really breathtakingly glamorous. It is excessively pleasing to read that our friendly...

Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time at the Renaissance at I am delighted. Arrived very late and was greeted with immense sympathy by the hotel staff, who kindly offered me an upgrade. Room was spacious and modern and free internet works well. Breakfast had lots of choice including a big selection of cheeses, typical from Turkey. I suggest this hotel to whomever needs to...

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Renaissance Ist... B, General Manager at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review regarding your recent stay at the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. It was our pleasure to serve you during your stay. It is excessively pleasing to read that our friendly staff was able to leave a great impression on you. We always motivate our staff to go above and beyond our...

Russia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 4 nights on a business trip. First was assigned a tiny king-size bed room without any view at all, but after a short complaint was upgraded to Bosphorus view double bed room. Pros of the hotel: + good location (though did not use it much as was in business meetings all the day and evenings) + fantastic view (actually...

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Renaissance Ist... B, General Manager at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. A bridge which binds two continents to each other is a very unique experience and the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel is here for our guests in order to be a part of this fantastic experience. A rich breakfast with lots...

Reviewed 19 January 2017

I spent two nights in this hotel for a business trip and I will surely get back when in Istanbul for leisure or business. Located in Besiktas, close to the old city center and to the airport, the hotel has been recently refurbished and offers modern rooms, a top floor restaurant with a view, an excellent and healthy breakfast, room...

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Renaissance Ist... B, General Manager at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Riccardo, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our location which is very convenient for both leisure and business travelers. We are delighted to receive such positive comments about our services and staff which motivate us to go above and beyond. Our highest...

Seoul
Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is not easy to access the hotel without car. But the room was nice and clean. Nice view from Executive Lounge. Breakfast was just simple. But smoking terrace is nice to see the bridge. if you consider to stay for business it would be good choice.

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Renaissance Ist... B, General Manager at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We very much welcome all guest feedback, as we are constantly striving to achieve the highest standard within our hotel and its services. We are extremely happy to impress you with our...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Most hotels meet expectations, this one exceeds them all. With regards to the facilities, the rooms are very comfortable, fresh, well designed and have a positive feel. The gym extends over two levels and offers a wide range of new equipment, there even is a training room with all the pilates equipment the heart desires, the pool is large, the...

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Renaissance Ist... B, General Manager at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your fantastic, motivating review regarding your recent stay at the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. It was our pleasure to serve you during your stay. We appreciate your comments regarding the fitness area, modern design and architecture of our rooms that have heavenly comfortable beds. We are so glad to hear you were...

Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I am a frequent visitor to Istanbul, I stayed at many hotels so when I say to me it is the best hotel in town . My latest visit was on 28 of December 2016 as usual an outstanding service from the doormen to the front desk manger .what I like about this hotel is its excellent location and the...

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Renaissance Ist... B, General Manager at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. We are delighted to read that the Hotel, the amenities and the services exceeded your expectations. Our highest priority is to provide our guest a memorable stay. We are extremely happy to impress you with our fascinating Bosphorus View which is...

Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 18 December 2016

As a regular Marriott guest, the Istanbul Polat was without a doubt one of my best experiences, and I look forward to returning in a matter of weeks. The welcome was warm and genuine, the rooms beautiful, and the service in the restaurant exceptional and attentive.

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Renaissance Ist... B, General Manager at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. We are delighted to read that the Hotel and the amenities exceeded your expectations. Our highest priority is to provide our guest a memorable stay. It is excessively pleasing to read that our friendly staff was able to leave a great...

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I spent 3nights in the hotel for business reasons and I could not ask for a better stay. Very detailed oriented, clean and friendly environment. These people work with heart!! The spa and fitness area is also pretty cool. Dinner was also nice from the lounge such a breathtaking view. Can't wait to be back, thank you!

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Dear Martina, Thank you very much for sharing your valuable comments on TripAdvisor regarding to your stay. We are delighted to read that the Hotel and the amenities exceeded your expectations. Our highest priority is to provide our guest a memorable stay. It is excessively pleasing to read that our friendly staff was able to leave a great impression on...

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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 )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Microwave
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are delighted to welcome you here at stylish Renaissance Polat Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel. Discover international excellence blended with local passion.''No matter where or why you travel, there's always something wonderfully new to be found.'' Is the integrated philosophy of Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. Offering stunning views over the Bosphorus, the magnificent towering Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel is reflecting the modern life style norms with its architectural design. The hotel is located on the European side of Istanbul, in Besiktas, midway between the areas of Taksim and Levent, and in a walking distance to key shopping malls and Bosphorus' main boat harbor. This luxury newest addition to Istanbul hotels is designed to meet most demanding requirements of today's modern traveler, whether the trip is for business or holiday in Istanbul, Turkey. Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel offers you a comfortable accommodation with its 213 rooms accompanied by a breathtaking Bosphorus view. You can organize your successful and unforgettable events with the hotel's 11 meeting rooms which are mostly daylighted and a unique Ballroom.You can enjoy extensive food and beverage alternatives of our hotel such as Arts Restaurant with its modern cuisine and stunning design, Bar 212 where international excellence meets local passion accompanied by spectacular Bosphorus view and Living Room&Terrace with its pop in atmosphere and smells of coffee. Both fitness and spa are together at R Fitness & Spa. You can refresh your body as well as your soul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel

Address: Barbaros Bulvari No: 145 | Besiktas, Istanbul 34349, Turkey (Formerly Renaissance Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel)
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Besiktas
Price Range: €61 - €86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 213
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#61 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#70 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#114 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#125 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#166 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“Ask for a coffe table if you dont have one in the room, they tend to solve all the needs...”
 of 5 bubbles SebnemLK, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bosphorus view and higher floor are two musts”
 of 5 bubbles Jeepie, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles riccardoc436, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Views onto the Marmara are magical for sunrise and moon rise!”
 of 5 bubbles LynnclaireB, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend: (Deluxe Room with Bosphorus View)”
 of 5 bubbles wassimo241, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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