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Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus

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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, memory foam beds, minibar
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, memory foam beds, minibar
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, memory foam beds, minibar

Overview of Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus

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UNESCO Sustainable Property

Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus

5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
Kemankes Caddesi No: 57-59, Karaköy - Beyoglu, Istanbul, 34425

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGalata Tower9 min walk
  • Popular LocationGalata Bridge13 min walk
  • Popular LocationThe Egyptian Bazaar18 min walk
  • AirportIstanbul (IST)50 min drive

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About this area

Istanbul

Located in Istanbul's Istanbul City Center neighborhood, Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus is in the city center and by the sea. Galata Tower and Topkapi Palace are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit The Egyptian Bazaar and Grand Bazaar. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Vodafone Arena.

What's nearby

  • Istanbul Cruise Ship Terminal - 4 min walk
  • Galata Tower - 9 min walk
  • Galata Bridge - 13 min walk
  • Istanbul Modern - 15 min walk
  • The Egyptian Bazaar - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • YeniKapi Station - 5 min drive
  • Tophane Station - 5 min walk
  • Istanbul (IST) - 50 min drive

Restaurants

  • Gourmet Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Gourmet Bar — 1 min walk
  • Karaköy Lokantasi — 2 min walk
  • Lokanta Maya — 2 min walk
  • Ferahfeza — 3 min walk

About this property

Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus

Luxury Istanbul hotel in Istanbul City Center, walk to Galata Tower
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a fitness center and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and a rooftop terrace are onsite. All 200 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and memory foam beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LCD TVs with satellite channels and Netflix, and other amenities include 24-hour room service and minibars.
Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus offers 200 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Memory foam beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 49-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and Netflix. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, slippers, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, reflexology, and thalassotherapy.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certification Program (Turkey)
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free secured, covered self parking on site
  • Secured covered valet parking on site (TRY 40 per stay)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: TRY 150 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room
  • Art gallery
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Spa services
  • Swimming pool

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Children's games
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Turkish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 49-inch LCD TV
  • Netflix
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay free
1 per room
Pets cannot be left unattended
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: TRY 150 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 470 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Covered valet parking fee: TRY 40 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and high chair
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Novotel Istanbul Karakoy Opening February 2016 Hotel
Novotel Karakoy Opening February 2016 Hotel
Novotel Istanbul Karakoy Opening February 2016
Novotel Karakoy Opening February 2016
Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel
Novotel Bosphorus Hotel
Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus
Novotel Bosphorus
Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus (Opening February 2016)
Novotel Istanbul Karakoy (Opening February 2016)
Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel
Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus Istanbul
Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 388 out of 749 reviews
5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 254 out of 749 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 63 out of 749 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 24 out of 749 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 20 out of 749 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
They had issue getting a car to the airport
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is amazing, super clean, and great location. We go to try the breakfast and it was delicious. The hotel is nested in a area where it is full of restaurants. it is walking distance to the subway. Lastly, the most important aspect of the hotel is the staff who were super nice and extremely helpful.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is good and well located despite the massive construction around it. The rooftop restaurant is awesome. I was disappointed not to receive any expedia VIP goodies although I pointed it out at the reception. Maybe it’s Expedia’s failure? Covid affected a lot to schedules and services but it’s understandable. I can imagine going back to Novotel on my next trip to Istanbul
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent spot, near everything and has plenty of amenities, dining and bars. Would visit again.
Stayed 6 nights in Apr 2021