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Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The room are spacious thanks to marriott, clean room, excellent service. And an absolute must is the rooftop terrace. Staff was friendly and very helpfull. So all in all it was a good decision although it is not in the city center.

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

Dear Gerhard, Thank you very much for sharing your valuable comments regarding your stay. I'm delighted to read that you had an enjoyable time with us and we exceeded your expectations with the level of service we provided during your stay. We are extremely happy to impress you with our fascinating Bosphorus View which is one of the best signature...

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Amazing service, friendly and very helpful staff. At the reception they helped us to arrange a taxi to the airport at a very good rate. The food was excellent, fresh, and varied. Excellent buffet breakfast. Don't forget to have a drink at the bar on the 16th floor and to take picture- amazing panorama of Bosphorus and the city.

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

Dear Violeta, We appreciate you taking time to share a review of your recent stay with us and thank you very much for your lovely review. It is excessively pleasing to read that you really enjoyed your stay with us and we have always been deeply honored to become a recommended hotel by our valuable guests. We appreciate your review...

Morogoro, Tanzania
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Classic interior, great staff, excellent services,everything about this hotel was FANTASTIC, great view of the Bosphorous. Breakfast was a real turkish delight.The turkish kebbab's and grills which we had for dinner were divine and a real experience of the turkish taste. A little away from the tourist attractions but located on the main road in a very pleasant and peaceful...

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

Dear Guest, Wow! Thank you very much for taking time to share this fabulous, fantastic, glowing review regarding your recent stay at the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. We are delighted to read that the Hotel and the amenities exceeded your expectations. A rich breakfast with lots of varieties is an indispensable part of Turkish culture and it is a...

Reviewed 17 May 2016

Having a room with a Bosphorus view made this hotel worth it. The location is a little far from some of the main tourist attractions, but the service and quality of rooms was amazing. Beautiful interior and great food!

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

Dear Jeffrey, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. The Bosphorus view is a dream for many Istanbul visitors and we love to be a part of this fantastic, unique experience. We are very much thrilled to read that your stay with us was such a delightful experience and we...

Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for two nights. It's beautiful neat and clean hotel. Very nice food and room service. Enjoyed all three meals. Very cooperative staff. Good spa and suana services. Located at a little distance from main tourist attractions. Located on the main road so no transport issues.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your valuable comments on TripAdvisor regarding to your stay. It is great to receive such positive comments about our services and staff. Also, we highly value our guest comments and consider them as one of our best opportunity in order to increase our quality of service and product. We always look forward...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Stayed for just one night - wish I could have stayed longer! The staff were lovely, room was great (albeit a 'partial sea view' - had to strain my neck a bit to see the sea...) and breakfast was divine. After a bit of a mix-up checking in, they charged us for an extra person in the room by mistake,...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback regarding your stay at Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. We are delighted to read that the Hotel amenities and room exceeded your expectations. Our highest priority is to provide our guest a memorable stay. We are very much honored and delighted to read that you would like to stay with us on...

Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I got this hotel as a new year's gift from my boyfriend. We had one of the most beautiful rooms overlooking the bosphorus. We had booked the silvesterparty in the hotel. The food and the service was great and also the live music. Then at 12:00 I got my request. it was perfect! thanks to the whole team of the...

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate the opportunity to read such a precious, wonderful review from you regarding your stay with us. We are very much honored to read that our Restaurant staff Mrs. Yagmur were able to be a part of your memorable experiences in our hotel by providing a great service. Your appraisal of our team and services will certainly...

Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights. Nice hotel, room well maintained, staff was very helpful. Breakfast and dinner were excellent. Well equipped gym and other services Superb view on the city especially from the restaurant. 30 min driving distance from the Airport.

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate the time you’ve taken to share your experiences regarding your recent stay at the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. We are delighted to read that our fitness area, restaurants and rooms exceeded your expectations. It was a great pleasure to serve you and we are looking forward to welcome you back in the nearest future. Anil...

New York City
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The Renaissance in Polat is a beautiful hotel, the staff is helpful, breakfast buffet is terrific with many assorted selections. We had dinner and drinks on the top floor of the hotel. The food and view of the city and Bosporus was amazing. The kids enjoyed the kiddie pool. We use the club lounge every night and practically had the...

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking time to share a review of your recent stay with us and thank you very much for your lovely, detailed review. We are delighted to read that the Hotel and the amenities exceeded your expectations, and extremely happy to impress you with our fascinating Bosphorus View which is one of the best signature places...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I stayed at this hotel as part of an international education conference in March . Our welcome at check-in was warm and efficient. Everything about my stay here was positive. The staff were friendly. The food was varied, tasty, and well-presented. That being said, food and drink was, as should be expected, rather over-priced and there are several other dining...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review regarding your recent stay with us. 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 guests’ expectations and your kind comments show us that we are 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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: ₹ 3,887 - ₹ 6,089 (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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#58 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#70 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#114 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#119 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#166 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“higher floors have a better view”
207marlenaa, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The only good views are from the top floors.”
636SteveD, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for Bosphrus view”
erykkl, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a coffe table if you dont have one in the room, they tend to solve all the needs...”
SebnemLK, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bosphorus view and higher floor are two musts”
Jeepie, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
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