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- 98%Family Travelers
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- W IstanbulMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 4Oct 23, 2013
Hmmm….modern, neon Turkish haram meets club scene? What could have ended up being tacky and loud was actually pulled off with class and style. This is definitely a modern hotel with quality décor and furnishings, and may appeal more to a hip, urban crowd. The room was comfortable and luxurious, with a nice patio to chill on. There were other rooms with private cabanas, which I could see on the way to the patio – looked nice! The hotel had a variety of places to relax, eat or have a drink, from the lounge off of the lobby, to the club-style bar, to the outdoor patio and bar. They have a hamam, but it’s only big enough for one person at a time, nice for privacy, but too bad if you want to enjoy the experience with another. Another perk…for an extra fee, your four-legged family member can stay with you too!Recommended for:
- W IstanbulMember ofLocal CultureBusiness TravelersFamily Travelers+ 8Apr 07, 2013
We only stayed here one night but what a delight it was. Incredibly friendly staff and great rooms. So comfortable that we didn't leave the room (I know, what a shame) instead, we opted for a nearby restaurant and brought dinner back to enjoy on our balcony.
- W IstanbulJan 24, 2013
Great location - among great wine bars and restaurants, with easy access to taxis and a 5 minute walk from the major buses. Comfortable beds and great service. Two excellent bars within the hotel - both turn into popular nightclubs on the weekends. Only drawback is high price, but to be expected in any high-end Istanbul hotel.
- W IstanbulOct 05, 2012
It's not in the heart of Istanbul which I think is a GOOD thing! The W hotel is located in the ritzy part, the surrounding area is very clean, there are some great restaurants and it feels quite safe.
The hotel itself is super cool inside...but can you expect anything less from a W hotel? The concierge service needed a little help but other than that we had a spacious room with an outdoor patio area.
If you like more of the trendier places, you will like the W in Istanbul.
- W IstanbulJul 05, 2012
Located in the San Francisco-esque neighborhood of Akaretler, the W Hotel exudes a cool, hip, and modern vibe as soon as you enter. The lobby is decorated with large purple and red couches, shiny tables, and red and purple LED lights. The elevators are even dimly lit with the same red and purple LED lights found in the lobby! The standard rooms imitate the lobby's vibrant feel, but in a more homely way. The beds are wonderful! Lying on the bed was as like floating on a cloud! The bathrooms are also great! I particularly loved the shower, which is covered in grey marble and tucked away, like a closet. The staff is super friendly and helpful, presenting the same young and modern feel as the hotel.
- W IstanbulJul 05, 2012
Such a relief being here! It's on the Taksim side of the river, just down the hill from Taksim Square and close to the Galata Tower, right off the banks of the Bosphorus. Really convenient for taxis to get to and a fun walk across the Galata bridge to Sultanahmet. The hotel has that traditional W feel -- that super-modern feel with the bright neon lights in the hallways and house music playing throughout. Very friendly and efficient staff!
Dining options at W Istanbul include 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. Spa amenities include a hamam, massage/treatment rooms, facials, and body treatments. This 5.0 star property has a 24
There are 136 guestrooms at W Istanbul. Beds come with premium bedding. Bathrooms feature phones, makeup/shaving mirrors, bathrobes, and slippers. Wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge; guestrooms also offer multi line phones, CD players, and voice mail. LCD televisions have satellite channels. Air conditioned rooms also include desks, minibars, complimentary bottled water, and remote lighting/drapery/curtain control. Guests may request hypo allergenic bedding, extra towels/bedding, and wake up calls. A nightly turndown service and housekeeping are available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.
- Fitness Center
- Room Service
- Pets Allowed
- Data Ports
- TV In Room
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Electronic Room Keys
- In-House Bar
- Video Check Out
- Clothing Iron
- In-House Dining
- Wake Up Service
- Family Rooms
- Coffee & Tea Maker
- Car Rental Desk
- Mini Bar In Room
- Handicap Accessible
- Valet Parking
Very Good!425 reviews across the web.
- Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
- This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
- Ambiance96% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
- Service94% found the staff to be very friendly.
- Location77% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
- Hotel77% thought it was clean.
- Food57% found the breakfast to be acceptable.
- Hotel BuildingFor 54%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.