Swissotel Grand Efes - Izmir  5 stars

Gaziospanpasa Bulvari 1, Izmir, Turkey, 35210  show mapSave
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
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  • Facilities
 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Turkish bath

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

Swissotel Grand Efes is a five-star hotel, which is located in Cumhuriyet Meydani (Cumhuriyet Square) Alsancak, 18km to Adnan Menderes Izmir Airport and around 2km to the Izmir International market.

Swissotel Grand Efes can offer 406 rooms, in particular, 264 standard rooms, one room for disabled guests, 406 double rooms, 125 non-smoking room, 92 executive rooms, 49 suites and one presidential suite.

Rooms have telephone, direct dial telephone, voice mail, electronic key lock system, shower, bathroom, telephone in bathroom, hair dryer, Jacuzzi, mini bar, tea and coffee machine, wake up service, safe deposit box, balcony, elevator, 24hrs room service, TV, cable TV, satellite TV, pay TV, music broadcast, Cine 5, internet connection, wireless Internet, central air conditioning.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   402.

City Center Izmir - 4000 ft
Airports Adnan Menderes (ADB) - 9.6 mi, Mytilene International Airport (MJT) - 52.3 mi
Underground stations Çankaya - 2000 ft, Basmane - 3300 ft
Restaurants Ora Lahmacun - 400 ft, Ottoman Kebab House (cuisine: Turkish) - 700 ft

Rooms

Swissotel Grand Efes has 406 rooms, 264 standard rooms, one room for disabled guests, 125 non-smoking rooms, 406 double rooms, 92 executive rooms, 49 suites and one presidential suite. The television is equipped with satellite channels and pay movies. There are safety box and direct dial phones with voice mail in rooms. Beds have recompense bedding. Bathrooms offer shower or tub combinations, hand-held showers, bathroom phones, and also scales. Also, as in addition there are mini bars, air conditioning and bathrobes. For children there are cribs and rollaway beds.

Dining options

There are four Restaurants with national and different foreign cuisines on territory of this hotel. The Aquarium restaurant, which is within the hotel, offers menu with grill specialties and has a lovely garden terrace. Also there are eight bars.

The hotel Swissotel Grand Efes provides visitors with a free buffet breakfast. 

Services

Business amenities include a business center with 13 meeting rooms, equipped with wireless Internet access, fax and photocopying, secretarial services, audio visual equipment.

Leisure

Facilities include tennis court, sauna, solarium, spa and wellness centre, fitness centre, massage, Turkish and steam bath, indoor and outdoor swimming pools.

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Facilities

General
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities
  • Aerobics
  • Table tennis
  • Handball
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
Services
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Game room
Leisure facilities
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Barbeque grills
  • Garden area
Room view
  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • Dining table
Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone
Kitchen facilities
  • Electric kettle
Bedroom
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu
Media
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
Room decor
  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

from  12 pm

Check-Out

until  2 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • One child may stay at the price of EUR 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 59 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Swissotel Grand Efes has 406 rooms, 264 standard rooms, one room for disabled guests, 125 non-smoking rooms, 406 double rooms, 92 executive rooms, 49 suites and one presidential suite. The television is equipped with satellite channels and pay movies. There are safety box and direct dial phones with voice mail in rooms. Beds have recompense bedding. Bathrooms offer shower or tub combinations, hand-held showers, bathroom phones, and also scales. Also, as in addition there are mini bars, air conditioning and bathrobes. For children there are cribs and rollaway beds.

Grand Room
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Swissotel Grand Efes Grand Room  Swiss Executive Room
Bed type: King or Twin beds or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 295 sq. feet

Elegantly appointed Grand Room is large and comfortable and comprises sleeping zone, large work area, dressing section, private balcony. Bathroom is equipped with all modern facilities. The room provides access to our Swiss Executive Club Lounge.

Room facilities
    Classic Room
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    Swissotel Grand Efes Classic Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 295 sq. feet

    Classic Room, compromising comfort and design provide top-of-the-line technology and infrastructure for today's business travelers.

    Room facilities
      Presidential Suite
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      Swissotel Grand Efes Presidential Suite
      Bed type: 1 Twin bed
      Size: 1855 sq. feet

      172 sqm in size, the Presidential Suite offers excellent views of the sea and the garden with a balcony of 5 sqm. Supremely comfortable Presidential Suite is nicely decorated and furnished with high quality natural fabrics to enhance the sophisticated elegance.

      Room facilities
        Swiss Advantage Room
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        Swissotel Grand Efes Swiss Advantage Room
        Bed type: King or Twin beds or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 295 sq. feet

        Swiss Advantage Room offers exceptional views of the garden in a warm and welcoming decor.

        Room facilities
          Premier Room
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          Swissotel Grand Efes Premier Room

          Located in the corners, our Premier room is slightly larger than Swiss Executive Room and offers exceptional views of the city or the garden. While ensuring comfort in convenience.

          Swiss Executive Room
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          Swissotel Grand Efes Swiss Executive Room  Swiss Executive Room
          Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed or King Size bed
          Size: 305 sq. feet

          Elegantly appointed Swiss Executive Room offers the comfort and the features of Swiss Advantage rooms, but also provide additional privileges such as exclusive access to Executive Club Lounge and use of its facilities and services. With garden or city view.

          Room facilities
            Business Suite
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            Swissotel Grand Efes Business Suite
            Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
            Size: 625 sq. feet

            Offering the ultimate in style and comfort, the Business Suite provides spacious living area and a full line of luxury amenities and services. Natural fabrics and materials of the highest quality are used to further enhance the sophisticated design and urban elegance of the Business Suite.

            Room facilities
              Executive Suite
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              Swissotel Grand Efes Executive Suite
              Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
              Size: 915 sq. feet

              Sea view, 85 sqm/915 sqf; 5 sqm/ 54 sqf balcony - with spacious living room with kitchenette. As well as a breathtaking sea view and access to our Swiss Executive Club Lounge.

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                Swissotel Grand Efes LocationWhat's nearby

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                What's nearby

                What's nearby.

                Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir is situated in the Alsancak district, within walking distance from Cumhuriyet Square and many souvenir shops and restaurants. Basmane Square, Agora, Kulturpark, Konak Square, Saat Kulesi , Archeological Museum is within walking distance from the hotel. For getting to Izmir Ataturk Stadium (3.6km), Dokuz Eylul University (7.9km), or Ege University (8.7km) you can rent a car.

                Popular areas
                • City Center
                  3700 ft
                Places of interest
                • Ephese
                  3700 ft
                • kordon
                  2.4 mi
                Convention centers
                • Izmir International Fair
                  3300 ft
                Stadiums
                • İzmir Atatürk Stadium
                  2.2 mi
                • Buca Hippodrome
                  3.0 mi
                Museums
                • Ethnograpich Museum
                  1.0 mi
                • Izmir Archeological Museum
                  1.0 mi
                Medical care and Hospitals
                • Ismira Masaj Salonu
                  400 ft
                Underground stations
                • Çankaya
                  1700 ft
                • Basmane
                  3000 ft
                • Konak
                  4000 ft
                • Hilal
                  1.1 mi
                • Üçyol
                  1.7 mi
                • Halkapınar
                  1.9 mi
                • Stadyum
                  2.6 mi
                Marina
                • Harbour
                  1.6 mi

                Local Attractions

                • Izmir Wild Life Park
                  10.8 mi
                  Ahmet Piristina Caddesi Sasali, Izmir

                Near the hotel

                • Hisar Mosque
                  2100 ft
                  Kemeralti /Konak, Konak, Izmir
                • Kordonboyu
                  2400 ft
                  IzmirTurkey
                • Asansor
                  4200 ft
                  IzmirTurkey

                Restaurants Nearby

                • Ora Lahmacun

                  77% likes this, based on 26 reviews

                  400 ft
                  Akdeniz Cad. No:8/H

                  Phone: 4833636

                • Ottoman Kebab House

                  62% likes this, based on 67 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish
                  Price Range: USD 9 - USD 17

                  700 ft
                  Kas Square Cumhuriyet Meydani No 1

                  Phone: 902428361817

                • Sakiz Restaurant

                  86% likes this, based on 59 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish

                  600 ft
                  Sehit Nevres BulvarI,Swiss Efes Otel ArkasI,9/A-Alsancak
                • Adil Muftuoglu

                  73% likes this, based on 44 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish

                  600 ft
                  Gaziosmanpasa Bulv. 1369
                • Equinox

                  96% likes this, based on 35 reviews
                  Cuisine: International

                  600 ft
                  Gazi Osman Pasa Bulv. Swiss Otel Grand Efes No:1 K:9

                  Phone: 4140000

                Getting there.

                This excellent hotel is located in Izmir, close to Basmane Square, Agora (public open space used for assemblies and markets), and Kulturpark. The most suitable airport for Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir is Izmir (ADB Adnan Menderes), which is 14.3km away.

                Getting around.

                The Adnan Menderes Izmir Airport is 18km away. Also near the hotel you can find parking place, which is free of charge but reservation is needed.

                Swissotel Grand Efes Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Swissotel Grand Efes

                Average guest rating

                9.0
                out of 10
                Exceptional
                Based on 424 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Location
                9.3
                Rooms
                9.3
                Service
                8.7
                Value
                10.0
                Dining
                10.0

                Individual guest reviews

                • Single

                  Perfectly comfortable room. Good location to city center. Nearest bus stop for airport.

                  Loooong queue line to check in.

                  • Average rating
                    9.2
                • Family with children

                  Best things I liked about Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir: 1- the rooms 2- the location

                  I can't say there was anyting I didn't like, but the Sky Bar can use some improvement.

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Group of friends

                  The staff was very helpful and the location is very near to the sea and in the future if I will go to izmir then I will stay in this hotel

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Couple

                  very friendly staff. best location. everything brand new.

                  was just a small problem with valet parking which they apologized kindly.

                  • Average rating
                    9.2
                • Couple

                  Everything was quite good, nothing negative.

                  • Average rating
                    7.4
                • Single

                  The service was great and the spa was one of the best I have experienced. Huge pool, saunas and hammams. The location was amazing as well.

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Group of friends

                  Everything was perfect!

                  The hotel wouldn't honor my Emirates Skyward Club 30% discount because I booked through Booked.net.

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Couple

                  The hotal is ideally located on the embankment with the view on the marina. It has a large territory with the kids' playground, palm garden and lovely green lawns. Indoor and outdoor pools, fitness centre, spa facilities with hamam, sauna and steam room. After the massage in hamam you are served a cold airan (local cultured milk drink). Personnel is very friendly and helpful. There is a car paking service for the guests. Breakfast is lavish and you can find anything you might want in the morning - eggs, vegetables, fruits, cheese, meat, fish, pastry, youghurt, muesli, tea, coffee, juice. In the evening you can dine in the roof restaurant with the view on the sunset and the ships, or in the Aquarium restaurant at the ground floor.

                  It's not a cozy hotel for honey-mooners, it's a large business hotel, over 200 rooms, never ending corridors with the similar doors, elevators, conference-rooms, busses arriving, loads of bags at the reception area. So if you are looking for a quite, relaxing stay with the atmosphere you should pick another hotel. Security issues which are very important for this hotel are not adding to the relaxating atmosphere - the car is scanned with the mine detector at the entrance, the front doors are followed by the metal frame.Looks like they expect an attack any minute.

                  • Average rating
                    9.2
                • Older travelers

                  This is a comfortable and service oriented deluxe hotel with Swiss flair and Ottoman hospitality. A modern , elegant and relaxing place to enjoy a great spa.

                  • Average rating
                    9.4
                • Single

                  Excellent service throughout hotel - reception, restaurants/bars, spa. Spa is very good.

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Family with children

                  Hotel has great facilities: very good restaurants and breakfast was great. Top of the line gym with latest equipment and good hours (closing at 11pm). Also had a top quality hair cut at a very reasonable price. Spent easter weekend and they had one day of activities for kids. They have a small playground for kids. Overall very good hotel!!!

                  Rooms were not ready and had to wait in the lobby for a couple of hours. Could not order food to charge for the room as I was not checked in. Only a few hotel staff spoke english which made it difficult to communicate...

                  • Average rating
                    7.8
                • Couple

                  It was just awesome !!!! I can say that my future existance in izmir would be absolutely at this hotel!!! The staff was perfect polite and helpful!! Thanks for everything

                  There could be more jacuzzi pools and the breakfast could be cheaper !!!

                  • Average rating
                    9.2
                • Family with children

                  Very smart swish atmosphere. The hotel makes you feel relaxed in an elegant setting. Amazing swimming pool, nice decor and luxurious rooms with large bathroom. We asked for a room facing the garden which I would recommend. A oasis set apart from the dusty hustle and bustle of izmir. 3 mins walk from the Kordon where you can stroll by the sea or have a drink in one of the bars.

                  The staff around the hotel dont speak good enough English, which should be expected at a 5 star international city hotel. The reception staff speak adequate english but the restaurant and pool staff didnt speak any at all. I can speak some turkish but it could be a problem for those visitors who dont speak Turkish.

                  • Average rating
                    8.8
                • Single

                  I stayed in the old Buyuk Efes many times - from when it first opened in 1964. The modernisation by Swissotel has been done tastefully, bringing its facilities up to date. I was in Izmir to meet old and new business colleagues. The city amazed me! I have seen all the world, but was very impressed with Alsancak, Izmir! Congratulations all...

                  • Average rating
                    9.2
                • Older travelers

                  Equinox bar

                  Tea and coffee service was very poor in breakfast.

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
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