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Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool

Close to Suleymaniye Mosque

Converted from a 19th-century Ottoman palace to a modern hotel in 2008, this Istanbul hotel is located at the edge of the Bosphorus Strait on the waterfront, in Istanbul's Besiktas neighborhood. Suleymaniye Mosque, the Spice Market, and Blue Mosque are less than 1 kilometre away.

Full-service spa

Guests can dine on Italian and Turkish cuisine at Aqua, the onsite Mediterranean-style fine dining restaurant while enjoying scenic views of the Bosphorus Strait. The Pool Bar and Grill serves light meals and snacks.

Plasma televisions

Expansive guestrooms feature plasma televisions, CD and DVD players, stocked private bars, in-room safes, and housekeeping with evening turndown service. Free bottled water and fresh fruit are replenished daily.

Languages Spoken

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus is a converted 19th-century Ottoman Palace situated in historic Istanbul's Besiktas neighborhood. Located at the edge of the Strait, the hotel is decorated in Turkish style, featuring mosaic-cut marble tiles and local artwork.

Recreational amenities offered include an indoor pool with a skylight, outdoor pool with a deck overlooking the Strait, and a spa tub. A 24-hour fitness center offers cardiovascular and weight training equipment, a sauna, and a steam room. A full-service spa with 10 treatment rooms, including 2 hammams, is also on site.

This Four Seasons hotel has a 24-hour business center with secretarial and translation services. Cell phones, computers, and free WiFi are provided. Event space includes meeting rooms for up to 500 guests, banquet space for up to 1,000 guests, and a wedding garden.

Additional amenities and services at this Istanbul property include boutiques, parking (surcharge), currency exchange, concierge, child care (surcharge), and same-day laundry service.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Restaurant 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 170 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • DVD player 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Desk 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Plasma TV 
  • In-room safe 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 

Where to Eat

Aqua –Fine dining restaurant overlooking the Bosphorus. Italian and Turkish specialities with fish and lamb signature dishes served with a selection of fine wines. Open daily for buffet-style breakfast and a la carte lunch and dinner.

Pool Bar and Grill – Casual poolside dining. Open for lunch and snacks from morning until night. Seasonal closing hours.

Yali Lounge – Located at the main lobby area with indoor seating as well as outdoor seating with scenic views of the Bosphorus Strait. Open daily for light snacks, afternoon tea, a variety of alcoholic beverages, and cigars. Live music provided.

Room service is available 24 hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The 324-square metre (3,487 square feet) fitness centre includes cardiovascular and weight training equipments, a whirlpool, sauna, and steam room. Guests can arrange personal training sessions for a fee. Complimentary fresh fruits and bottled water are provided at the centre.

The property also features an indoor pool with skylights and an outdoor pool with Strait views, and a pool deck. A Whirlpool and Pool Bar and Grill are nearby. Speedboats are available for rent while offsite tennis and golf are just 15 and 45 minutes away respectively. The hotel's onsite Spa offers 10 treatment rooms including two hammams.

  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

Designed in Turkish style with colored mosaic tiles, the 2,100 square metre (22,604 square feet) spa features 10 treatment rooms including a private spa suite for 2, saunas, separate men's and women's Turkish baths (hammams), and an indoor pool. The spa offers massages, facials, body treatments, salon services, and treatments for men. The spa's signature treatments, Spa and Hammam Moments, include a variety of 45-minute to 3-hour sessions. Guests can arrange in-room massage service.

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 3 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 17 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 70+tax per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed
  • Dogs only
  • Up to 7 kg

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.


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: EUR 34 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 30 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 70+tax per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bosphorus Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul
  • Bosphorus Istanbul
  • Four Seasons Bosphorus
  • Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus
  • Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus Istanbul
  • Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul Bosphorus
  • Four Seasons Istanbul Bosphorus
  • Istanbul Bosphorus
  • Istanbul Four Seasons Hotel
  • Istanbul Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus

We should mention

One child 17 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.

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