Faros Taksim Hotel - Istanbul

Taksim Caddesi No.55, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437  show map
 4 stars
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Faros Taksim Hotel - Istanbul

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Verified Reviews:

  • Very close to the metro - Service was perfect - Great food - Overall would recommend
  • Located at rigga road - Modern bathroom - No swimming pool - Free wifi - Free maps
  • Rooms were very clean - Room service was efficient - Comfortable bed - Will surely visit again
  • Just off taksim square - Nice rooms - Ideal for a short city break - A little bit expensive
  • Cosy hotel - Great location - Warm and friendly staff - Delicious breakfast

Overview

The unique Faros Taksim Hotel offers spacious accommodation located close to Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii) and Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya). Operating in Istanbul since 2011, this hotel features contemporary architecture and modern comforts.

The hotel boasts enviable location in Istanbul close to Taksim underground station. Just 4km from the center of Istanbul known for Taksim Square, Beyoglu and Taksim Tram Stop.

The vicinity of a valley as well as quick access to boutiques, a shopping mall and a concert hall set the hotel apart.

It will take 10 minutes' walk to get to the Taşkışla cable car station. 20 minutes by car from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

This property has 30 guestrooms including Deluxe Triple Room, Corner Suite and Deluxe Single Room appointed with a stone fireplace, a private balcony, Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe and a minibar. They all have marble floor and modern furniture.

Eat

The dining options feature buffet breakfast served in the chic dining room. At the restaurant international dishes are served. Bottled drinks are offered in the lobby bar.

Services

Guests will benefit from 24-hour concierge, 24-hour reception and medical service and also appreciate a lift, a baggage storage and a cloakroom available on-site.

Relax

Leisure facilities in Faros Taksim Hotel include a cocktail lounge and a library.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at EUR 12 per day.

Number of rooms   30.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Indoor parking
  • Free parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/Club floor
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Doctor on call
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Steam bath
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Faros Taksim Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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Hotel Address:

Taksim Caddesi No.55, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    2.4 mi
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    9.7 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Haydarpasa Train Station
    3.5 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Taksim
    1400 ft
  • Osmanbey
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • 360 Restaurant
    1000 ft
  • Faros kebap (cuisine: Turkish, Middle Eastern)
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    30

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Rooms and availability

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  • Air conditioning
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Double Room

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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      Suite
      Bed type: Triple
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        Family Suite
        Bed type: Queen and Single or 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds or Double Bed
        Size: 380 sq. feet
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        This spacious suite includes air conditioning, TV, electric kettle and a minibar.

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          Family Two-Bedroom Suite
          Size: 540 sq. feet
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          This family room includes two bedrooms connected by an internal door and they have an exterior door to outside.

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            Faros Taksim Hotel Deluxe Double RoomFaros Taksim Hotel Deluxe Double RoomFaros Taksim Hotel Deluxe Double Room
            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
            Size: 220 sq. feet
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            Includes air conditioning and TV.

            Room facilities
              Faros Taksim Hotel Deluxe Triple Room
              Deluxe Triple Room
              Bed type: Triple
              Size: 380 sq. feet
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              • Air conditioning
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              This triple room features a bathrobe, satellite TV and air conditioning.

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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Faros Taksim Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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                Hotel Address:

                Taksim Caddesi No.55, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Istanbul
                  2.4 mi
                Airports
                • Ataturk (IST)
                  9.7 mi
                • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                  19.6 mi
                Train Stations
                • Haydarpasa Train Station
                  3.5 mi
                • Train Stations
                  400 ft
                Underground stations
                • Taksim
                  1400 ft
                • Osmanbey
                  1.1 mi
                Restaurants
                • 360 Restaurant
                  1000 ft
                • Faros kebap (cuisine: Turkish, Middle Eastern)
                  400 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of rooms:
                  30

                Hotel Awards

                TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulFaros Taksim Hotel

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Family Hotels in Turkey

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                Faros Taksim Hotel Location

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                Tourist attractions

                Popular areas

                Places of interest

                • Tag 2 / Taksim - 700 ft
                • La mosquée de Nusretiye - 4300 ft
                • kiz kulesi=mädchrnturm - 4600 ft
                • La mosquée de Kiliç Ali Pasa - 4600 ft
                • Bootsrundfahrt in Istanbul - 1.2 mi
                • Istanbul, Tag 1 - 1.4 mi

                Convention centers

                • Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Center - 3300 ft
                • Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre - 3300 ft
                • Istanbul Congress Center - 3300 ft

                Sport related

                • BJK Inonu Stadium - 3000 ft

                Shopping areas

                • Istiklal Street - 1000 ft

                Museums

                • Le palais de Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahçe Sarayi) - 4300 ft
                • Dolmabahçe Palace - 4600 ft
                • Istanbul Modern Art Museum - 4600 ft

                Theaters

                • Ataturk Cultural Center - 1400 ft
                • Talimhane Tiyatrosu - 3000 ft
                • Talimhane Tiyatrosu - 3000 ft

                Underground stations

                • Taksim - 1000 ft
                • Osmanbey - 1.0 mi

                Local Attractions

                • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi - 5000 ft
                  Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul
                • Galata Bridge - 1.3 mi
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                • Yildiz Palace Museum - 1.6 mi
                  Yildiz Mah. Barbaros Bulv. Hamam Sok. No:62, Istanbul
                • Galata Tower - 1.0 mi
                  Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul
                • Bosphorus Strait - 1.5 mi
                  Istanbul Bosphorus, Istanbul

                Near the hotel

                • Beyoglu - 1500 ft
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                • Museum of Innocence - 3400 ft
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                • Pera Museum - 3600 ft
                  Mesrutiyet Cad. No.65, Istanbul
                • Naval Museum - 3700 ft
                  Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul
                • Beyazit - 1900 ft
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                • Bebek - 3500 ft
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                • Sanatkarlar Parki - 3600 ft
                  Kilic Ali Pasa Mah. Cihangir, Beyoglu, Istanbul

                Restaurants Nearby

                • 360 Restaurant - 1000 ft

                  Address: Istiklal Caddesi , K8 No:11
                  Phone: 0090-212-251-1042

                  53% likes this, based on 748 reviews
                  Price Range: USD 27 - USD 102

                • Sehzade Taksim - 300 ft

                  Address: Kocatepe Mah. Abdulhak Hamit Cad. No: 17/1-2
                  Phone: 90-212-361-0849

                  70% likes this, based on 100 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish, Middle Eastern

                • TAKSIMODA CAFE - 300 ft

                  Address: ISTIKLAL CD.

                  85% likes this, based on 24 reviews

                • Faros kebap - 400 ft

                  Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi Sehit Muhtar Caddesi 28/A
                  Phone: +90 2122503356

                  78% likes this, based on 121 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish, Middle Eastern
                  Price Range: USD 16 - USD 26

                • Babaogul - 200 ft

                  Address: Abdulhakhamit CAD. 17

                  85% likes this, based on 20 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish

                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of rooms:
                  30

                Hotel Awards

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                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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                Faros Taksim Hotel Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Faros Taksim Hotel

                Individual guest reviews

                • Single
                  9.6

                  Room perfect, relax from the noise of Taksim, good location, everything you need in the room :)

                  Breakfast , not the Swedish table, Just they bring one plate with cheese and slice of ham, it's all

                • Couple
                  7.8

                  location near taqsem

                  room are small bathroom almost open to the room. you must ask your room mate to go out of the room if you have big personal meeting

                • Older travelers
                  7.0

                  The Hotel staff, especially those working at the reception and at the restaurant, are very friendly and helpful; they go out of their way to ensure that you have a pleasant stay at the hotel.

                  Housekeeping would replenish supplies, such as soaps, shower gels, coffee, tea, etc, only when specifically asked to do so. We don't like being in a position to have to request for things that ought to be done suo-moto by housekeeping; but, finally we had to specially instruct housekeeping to do so; this was avoidable.

                • Single
                  5.0

                  The only good thing is friendly staff and the breakfast buffet. أفضل شي في الفندق: الموظفين متعاونين وطيبين لكن ممكن تحصل على ذلك في معظم فنادق المنطقة. الافطار جيد وليس بممتاز.

                  It is not a hotel; it’s kind of hostel; as it is small and tight. No proper reception desk; a table and chair only. One left in all the building. Very very expensive comparing to rooms provided. I don' recommend the hotel for families. Can find better hotels around the area with less price. Be careful from price cheating; it shows in Booked.net less ten times from other sites and you expect that you win; no you loose comparing to other hotels in the area. لا اعتبره فندقا بقدر ما اعتبره هوستل يعني سكن للطلبة محدودي الدخل. لا يوجد مكتب استقبال يوحي بأنه فندق جيد، مجرد طاولة وكرسي. يوجد مصعد واحد فقط في المبنى. سعر الغرفة مرتفع جدا مقارنة بالغرفة التي حصلت عليها. لا أنصح العائلات بالسكن به. بالامكان الحصول على افضل الفنادق في نفس المنطقة وبسعر اقل. كن على حذر من الغش في مواقع الانترنت: ممكن أن تجد سعر الغرفة يقل بعشرة أضعاف بين موقع وآخر، وتظن أنك ستظفر بسعر جيد، لا ستكون أنت الخسران. قارن الأسعار بين الفنادق وليس بين مواقع الانترنت.

                • Couple
                  10.0

                  Location is great and staff also breakfast is perfect

                  Small room

                • Couple
                  10.0

                  We loved the warm welcome, the situation near Taksim, the very comfortable bed, the simple & functional bedroom. The breakfast was lovely, the design of this new hotel is raw and beautiful! The guys downstairs are very very friendly, always ready to help for whatever request you may have... We were VERY satisfied!!

                  The street was a bit dodgy but we didn't really mind... Still, 2min walk to Taksim! Some people have said here before that the rooms were very noisy and that you could hear everything from the outside... I guess we were lucky because we didn't!

                • Group of friends
                  9.6

                  Good treatment of the hotel crew especially Elifa And Gizmo & hassan all the team smile, clean, and all working as aone team and more impressive was the cleanliness and good treatment and hospitality and help me for any information I want to knew

                  The light if be more

                • Couple
                  9.6

                  We had a wonderful stay at Faros. Everyone was welcoming with much information. The staff was helpful, kind and very attentive. The location was great and the noise level was minimal. When we go back to Istanbul we would definitely stay at Faros! Thanks for everything.....

                • Family with children
                  6.6

                  the wellcome

                  small room and bed the photo's gallary about the room and staff inside it looks different in the size from the reality

                • Single
                  9.2

                  Well located,excellent staff, smart Scandinavian style design hotel.

                • Family with children
                  8.8

                  Most of the hotel staff can speak English but all are very friendly and cooperative especially Mr Hassan and Mr Iimit both are very very helpful and excellent

                  Rooms for triple are ok in size but for the double bed are too small and the one facing the main road are too noisy and the rooms at the back in which I stayed for one night are very stuffy and ceiling is too low if you raise your hands you can touch the ceiling, the toilets and the bath rooms are not suitable for us as the non locking semi transparent glass doors does not meet our tradition and privacy regarding the next ?? Would you recommend Faros Hotel Taksim to other travelers? l can say yes and no YES for the Hotel staff, Services, Cleanliness of our rooms but NO for the reasons I stated over here

                • Couple
                  8.8

                  My husband and I stayed in Faros Hotel Taksim for 4 nights in Feb 2012 and enjoyed our stay at this hotel. It is within a walking distance to famous Taksim Square and Istiklal Street. This hotel is also spotlessly clean and kind of design. However, I believe the strongest advantage of this hotel which has earned its good reputation and favorable comments is its wonderful staff, especially the nice guys at the reception, Caglar and Hassan. The hotel management should be thankful to these two guys and their friendly attitudes towards the hotel guests.

                  The only weak point that I can mention is the noise from inside the building specially the slam of the doors in the mornings. However, I learned the management is already aware of this problem and is going to solve it very soon.

                • Single
                  8.2

                  Good hotel, stylish in a simple way, and great staff. Immediate surrounding a bit ugly but Taksim's nice area is 1 minute walking.

                  Very noisy due to poor flooring material (raw concrete with plastic paint) and doors with lock problems: all guests had to bang their door to close it! Management is aware of this and ensured me they will address these problems (February 2012)

                • Family with children
                  10.0

                  The staff was very great, authentic and helpful. The rooms were very good, comfortabel and well kept. Thank you for the great time we had in your beautiful city!

                • Single
                  10.0

                  Faros is a gem. Excellent location (a liitle drab surroundings but only 5 min from Taksim/Istiklal), very nice room (relatively spacious, clean, very nice bathroom, free and fast WiFi, complimentary tea/coffee), very good breakfast, friendly and very helpful staff. Very good value for money. I would certainly visit again.

                  As everywhere in Istanbul filter coffee is very hard to find - you should do something about it.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Faros Taksim Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                Taksim Caddesi No.55, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Istanbul
                  2.4 mi
                Airports
                • Ataturk (IST)
                  9.7 mi
                • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                  19.6 mi
                Train Stations
                • Haydarpasa Train Station
                  3.5 mi
                • Train Stations
                  400 ft
                Underground stations
                • Taksim
                  1400 ft
                • Osmanbey
                  1.1 mi
                Restaurants
                • 360 Restaurant
                  1000 ft
                • Faros kebap (cuisine: Turkish, Middle Eastern)
                  400 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of rooms:
                  30

                Hotel Awards

                TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulFaros Taksim Hotel

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Family Hotels in Turkey

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