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Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationGalata Tower9 min walk
    Popular LocationGalata Bridge13 min walk
    Popular LocationThe Egyptian Bazaar18 min walk
    AirportIstanbul (IST)53 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.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Galata Tower - 9 min walk
  • Galata Bridge - 13 min walk
  • Istiklal Avenue - 16 min walk
  • The Egyptian Bazaar - 18 min walk
  • Rustem Pasha Mosque - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • YeniKapi Station - 5 min drive
  • Tophane Station - 5 min walk
  • AirportIstanbul (IST) - 53 min drive

Restaurants

  • Gourmet Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Gourmet Bar — 1 min walk
  • Komodor — 3 min walk
  • Muhit — 3 min walk
  • Baltazar — 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 feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include minibars and coffee makers.
Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus offers 200 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, slippers, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary 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 massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, reflexology, and thalassotherapy.

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 sanitization guidelines of Safe Tourism Certification Program (Turkey)
Follows standard sanitization guidelines 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
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • 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

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

  • 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

  • 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

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
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from November 1 2020 to March 31 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Spa/Beauty services
  • Swimming pool
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay free

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)

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
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

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
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

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus and receive a full refund?
Yes, Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus located?
Located in Istanbul City Center, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Galata Tower, Istanbul Modern Art Museum, and The Egyptian Bazaar. Taksim Square and Grand Bazaar are also within 2 mi (3 km). Tophane Station is 5 minutes by foot and Karakoy Station is 7 minutes.
4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
361
4 - Good
240
3 - Okay
61
2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

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very nice staff and very helpful too its a clean hotel
Stayed 8 nights in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

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the restaurant at the roof is beautiful, warm and cosy - excellent feel comfortable and elegant furniture
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

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The bathrooms could be better. The sink is small. Not even a splaop holder was probided. Rooms were a little small. We asked a room close to the elevator and even though they said they areanged it, we were pretty far from the elevator.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
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Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

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