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Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir

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brescia
Reviewed 16 February 2015

one of the best organized business hotel in Europe...room are very clean and modern, well organized with fast internet connection. Bed quality could be somehow better but this is a minor issue. Also very good restaurant (Aquarium) where to have a good dinner without having to go out

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind interest in Swissotel Büyük Efes İzmir. We have noted your comments about the bed comfort. Your feedback has been shared with the team and your comments and suggestions will definitely encourage the team to continue to strive to exceed our guests’ expectations. We thank you for taking the time to let us know...

Newbury
Reviewed 15 February 2015

I was here on business in February and entertained some clients after a meal on the seafront. We had heard that the Sky Bar was worth a visit due to the views over the bay; I wasn't disappointed. The cocktails although a tad on the pricey side were excellent. The regulars were on the menu with some new names too....

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Rıza E, 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, Management Team

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2015

I've stayed here a couple of times now, each time the service and food has been excellent. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and with a great shower. One minor gripe is having to pay for the 2 espresso pods in the room each day so you can have a decent coffee in the morning. This is a bit money-grabbing and...

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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

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Always positive, friendly and helpful staff.. very nice interior décor.. clean rooms.. nice gym..good bar and restaurants.. close proximity to everywhere in Izmir, Turkey. will come back again........

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Rıza E, 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, Management Team

ISTANBUL
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Grand Efes has been one of the replica of Izmir for many years. After Swiss take over, it has been improved to meet contemporary needs and upscaled to attract all business and leisure travellers. Location is best, service is great, staff is very attentive.

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

Dear Valued 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, Management Team

Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We have stayed to this hotel for 2 nights and it was very good location. It is just walking distance to the seaside and many restaurants close to the hotel. Hotel lobby was huge and buffet is great. Hotel staffs are very good. Our room is clean with very comfortable bed and pillows. Especially on summer you will enjoy the...

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

Dear Guest, 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. Best Regards, Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Management Team

Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2015

I was on a business trip so using the business centre as well as the hotel facilities. Meeting rooms couldn't be better although the Wi-Fi did hit hiccups in terms of signal. Support always on hand. Catering within Business centre very good - always food and drinks available as we worked. The food in the main restaurant was fantastic -...

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

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for choosing Swissôtel Büyük Efes as your home during your visit to Izmir. Thank you very much for taking time to share your comments. It is nice to know that you enjoyed staying in our hotel. Looking forward to welcoming you back in Swissôtel Büyük Efes for your recent visit to Izmir....

Marostica, Italy
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Nice hotel, well located with good restaurants and several facilities. Could be a bit cheaper but overall not bad. Internet connection should be better while personnel is professional and friendly. I'll be back soon.

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

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for choosing Swissôtel Büyük Efes as your home during your visit to Izmir. Thank you very much for taking time to share your comments. It is nice to know that you enjoyed staying in our hotel. Looking forward to welcoming you back in Swissôtel Büyük Efes for your recent visit to Izmir....

Stockport
Reviewed 22 January 2015

This hotel was recommended by my business partner in Turkey, from the moment you arrive the hospitality and professionalism of the staff is outstanding. the rooms are modern, clean and well equipped. the free internet is fast enough to download work emails and attachments. During this stay i didn't have time to use the spa facilities but the view of...

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Dear Valued 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, Management Team

Izmir, Turkey
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Had some drinks last night during Internations event and the bar was understaffed with no change in the till. I had to argue with the Barman to get my change. Prices were ridiculously expensive and the service was poor.

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Dear Guest, Please accept our sincere thanks for spending your precious time to share your kind feedback. In order to learn more about your experience during your stay please contact us through guestrelations.izmir@swissotel.com or +90 232 414 51 76. Looking forward welcoming you back. Best Regards, Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Management Team

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Highlights
  • 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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • 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: €92 - €164 (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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