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Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this Swissotel for two nights. We were lucky and got upgraded to suites. The rooms were the most modern and High Tech that I have experienced. Nicely located just across the street from sea. Great restaurants nearby. Highly recommended.

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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jay F, Please accept our sincere thanks for spending your precious time to share your kind feedback. We appreciate your valuable comments. We look forward to welcoming you in the future and hope to host you again in Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Izmir. Best Regards, Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Management Team

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Large, comfortable, contemporary-designed rooms, Exceptional breakfast with lots of choices, including a variety of fresh fruit. Outstanding buffet lunch, a don't miss. Hotel is close to Kardon walk (along seashore), and within walking distance to the Keremalti bazaar and several other highspots.

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Swissotel Guest, We would like to thank you for your comments. We are happy to see that you had a pleasant stay with us. We truly appreciate your valuable feedback about our services. It's very important for us to get feedbacks from your experiences. We look forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Best Regards, Swissôtel Büyük...

Benalla
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We stayed at the Swissotel in Izmir for one night as part of a Trafalgar Tour. Absolutely stunning, modern hotel. The food in the restaurant was much better than we previously encountered elsewhere. The staff were efficient and friendly. Wifi was still a problem, I had to connect in the restaurant/reception as had no reception in room. The hotel seemed...

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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Rooby B, We would like to thank you for choosing Swissôtel Büyük Efes. We are happy to learn that you were pleased about services. In addition, your valued comments about our team members will be shared with departments’ managers. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel Büyük Efes, İzmir on this special occation and look forward to welcoming you back...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2015

This hotel was very upmarket with lots of switches and buttons to press. Very clean comfortable rooms and the bathrooms were great also. First time for three weeks that we have had a separate shower stall rather than over the bath. Found the aircon difficult to keep the room cold overnight. Seemed to switch off through the night. Woke up...

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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Stratheden, We are happy to learn that you were generally pleased with the services rendered to you but were sorry to hear of your dissapointment with the AC problem. We would had a chance to know about details and help you during your stay. Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel Büyük Efes, İzmir on this special occation and look...

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 May 2015

All the quality, technology, style and innovation you would expect from the Swiss brand. The staff were fantastic over the whole floor and the breakfasts simply stunning. Rooms give you everything you need and are presented in a clean, efficient and thoughtful way with modern styling with traditional values. A little steep for my accommodation budget but still great value....

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Rıza E, Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Harley, We would like to thank you for your post and your comments. We are happy to see that you had a pleasant stay with us and went home with nice memories of Swissôtel Büyük Efes, Izmir. We truly appreciate your valuable feedback about our services. It's very important for us to get feedbacks from your experiences. We...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 30 May 2015

This hotel served our needs while we were in Izmir for a few days. The hotel is lovely, the location was excellent and so was the service. We appreciated the restaurant recommendations. The wifi was difficult to access and slow so I can't give the hotel an excellent rating.

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences in Tripadvisor, we are pleased to learn that you were generally pleased with the services rendered to you but were sorry to hear you of your disappointment with the internet connection, which has been shared with related departments to ensure our standards is as consistent as you...

Halfmoon, New York
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for two days and was highly satisfied with my all-around experience. The hotel and grounds are gorgeous and beautifully decorated. There are fantastic pieces of art to admire throughout the property. The breakfast buffet was excellent. The service was excellent. The staff were friendly and professional and the rooms were clean and comfortable. The pillows were the...

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Swissotel Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences in Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read you have enjoyed your stay with us . Your positive feedback has been shared with the team and your comments will definitely encourage the team to continue to strive to exceed our guests’ expectations. We thank you for taking...

norfolk england
Reviewed 22 May 2015

we were a group a five mature adults staying in Izmir to explore the area. the hotel met all our needs. it has loads of facilities to enjoy as well as being close to the sea front and many restaurants etc in the area. lovely gardens and pool area and an excellent indoor pool/spa. front desk staff are excellent -...

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences in Tripadvisor, we are pleased to learn that you were generally pleased with the services rendered to you but were sorry to hear you of your disappointment at our restaurants, which has been shared with related departments to ensure our standards is as consistent as you expect....

Reviewed 21 May 2015

Not native english speaker: Swedish. I stayed there with my wife 4 days. The hotel is very good, breakfast is top notch, pool-area is very nice, gym is Large! I had my birthday and they gave me a cake in the room and greetingcard. All staff spoke english. They arranged stuff after request; like breakfastbag. Negative is relative high price...

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Swissotel Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences in Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read you have enjoyed your stay with us . Thank you again for choosing Swissôtel Büyük Efes İzmir, and look forward to welcoming you back many more times. Kind Regards, Hotel Management

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We stayed at Swissotel Izmir for 8 nights in late April, early May. As we are a family of four, we asked for 2 connecting rooms. When we checked-in, the children’s room was so nicely done, with special bed linen, little bath mats, plush toys, bathroom amenities for children (a spider-man toothpaste, are you kidding me? – my boy almost...

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Rıza E, General Manager at Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir, responded to this review

Dear Swissôtel Guest, Thank you sincerely for sharing your experiences with us in Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you, especially your positive comments about our services & facilities. Your comments means a lot to us. Once again our sincere thanks for your visit and we look forward to welcome you...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Aquarium Restaurant
Aquarium Restaurant
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in 12.000 m² of landscaped gardens Swissotel Buyuk Efes, Izmir is a five-star deluxe hotel located in the heart of the city’s commercial hub and overlooking the spectacular Kordon Promenade, on Turkey’s Aegean Sea. Adnan Menderes International Airport is less than 10 miles (15 km) and 20 minutes away. Swissotel Buyuk Efes has 402 luxury rooms including 55 elegantly decorated suites At Swissotel Buyuk Efes the guests are presented an inspiring art collection from Fernando Botero to Turkey’s leading exponents of modern art throughout the hotel with more than 800 art masterpieces and a selection of traditional Turkish and contemporary cuisine in a variety of attractive restaurants & bar: Equinox, Cafe Swiss, Aquarium and Sky Bar. Equipped with the latest technology available Buyuk Efes Convention Center located in the hotel, is designed to host all kinds of meetings and conferences in an ideal setting. Over 5,500m², Purovel Spa&Sport provides the Alpine inspired solution to healthy living within a stylish and contemporary environment. Facilities include; 14 treatment rooms, a Presidential Wellness Suite for couple therapies, a hydrotherapy room, solarium, a relaxation lounge, Turkish Hammam, steam bath, sauna, jacuzzi, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, pilates studios, group fitness classes, personal training and a tennis court. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir

Address: Gaziosmanpasa Bulvari No: 1 Alsancak, Izmir, Izmir 35210, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Turkish Aegean Coast > Izmir Province > Izmir
Price Range: $139 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir 5*
Number of rooms: 402
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