Old Apr 27, 16, 1:49 am
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nicolas75
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: PARIS (France)
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InterContinental Istanbul

What is your IHG Rewards Club Status?
Spire Royal Ambassador.

Were you (or for multi-stayers are you generally) happy with the hotel/stay?
Yes, very much so

Which room did you book and which upgrade did you receive?
Booked the cheapest advance rate and received a Junior Suite city view the first night (all the suites with Bosphorus view were occupied the first day) and was proposed to be moved to a Business Suite Sea View with club access the second night.

How are the rooms?
Around 80sqm

Classic (and rather kitsch) design, but perfectly maintained and very comfortable
Seating area with sofa, dining table
Nespresso machine, kettle, desk.
View over the Bosphorus and sea
Very comfortable bed
Separate toilets

Elegant marble bathrooms with bathtub and separate walk-in shower. Large bottles Agraria amenities.

2 Large flat screen television with good selection of channels
Very quiet
Fast wifi
iPhone dock


How is the exec. lounge?
Renovated design
Excellent staff
View over the Bosphorus
Very good breakfast served in a quiet atmosphere (pastries are a bit disappointing though)
Very good selection of evening canapés. Hot meals. Drinks. Afternoon pastries.


What was good and what was bad?
Good:
- Excellent quality of service: very professional and attentive staff.
- Location, where most of action is
- Pleasant club lounge and suite
- Very good spa with outdoor pool and sauna
- Great view from the panorama bar

Bad:
- Nothing indeed

Value for $ or IHG Rewards Club Points?Would you return?
The hotel is very pleasant for location, staff, club lounge and spa.
Renovation of the room would be more than welcome.

Pictures of the city

Pictures of the hotel


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