Faros Hotel Taksim - Istanbul

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

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

EUR 12 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Steam bath

Laundry

Self-service laundry

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

Featuring a rooftop terrace and a library, Faros Hotel Taksim offers modern rooms overlooking the city. Since 2011 the hotel has been hosting guests in an 8-story traditional building.

Located in Taksim district, close to Taksim-Talimhane Exit subway station and Hagia Sophia Museum, Turkish Orthodox Patriarchate Church and Blue Mosque . Nestled in the historic district and 4 km from the city center.

There are shopping options, such as boutiques and a shopping mall within easy reach of the property.

There is Taksim tram stop a few meters away. Just 20 minutes' drive from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

Faros Hotel Taksim offers 30 guestrooms appointed with a laptop-size safe, climate control, flat-screen TV, a minibar and free Wi-Fi with all the sights of Istanbul within easy access. They have parquet floor and contemporary furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with cold buffet breakfast served at the lobby. The 24-hour restaurant serves dishes of local cuisine. Lobby bar is available on site. The venue is set next to a ship terminal and just 100 meters from TAKSIMODA CAFE and The Hideout Istanbul with a broad selection of dishes.

Services

The hotel offers car rentals to all guests.

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 floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   30.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Indoor parking
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site 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
  • Welcome drink
  • Doctor on call
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • 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
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

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. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Faros Hotel Taksim - 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
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2.2 mi
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    2.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit
    700 ft
  • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • 360 Restaurant
    1000 ft
  • Babaogul (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    30

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    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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        Size: 540 sq. feet
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          Family Suite
          Size: 380 sq. feet
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            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
            Size: 220 sq. feet
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              Deluxe Triple Room
              Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
              Size: 325 sq. feet
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Faros Hotel Taksim - 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
                • Sultanahmet Tram Station
                  2.2 mi
                • Cankurtaran Train Station
                  2.4 mi
                Underground stations
                • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit
                  700 ft
                • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit
                  1000 ft
                Restaurants
                • 360 Restaurant
                  1000 ft
                • Babaogul (cuisine: Turkish)
                  200 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  8
                • Number of rooms:
                  30

                Hotel Awards

                TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulFaros Hotel Taksim

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

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Ataturk Cultural Center - 1400 ft

                Popular areas

                • Nevizade street - 2000 ft

                Places of interest

                • Acibadem Taksim Hospital - 700 ft
                • Clinicana Hair Transplant and Esthetic Surgeries - 700 ft
                • Tag 2 / Taksim - 700 ft

                Convention centers

                • Nevizade street - 2000 ft
                • Cihangir Square - 2300 ft
                • Cicek Passage - 2300 ft

                Shopping areas

                • Istiklal Street - 1000 ft

                Monuments and Landmarks

                • Taksim Square - 700 ft
                • Taksim Tram Stop - 1000 ft
                • German Hospital Taksim - 2000 ft
                • Galatasaray Turkish Bath - 2000 ft

                Theaters

                • Ataturk Cultural Center - 1400 ft

                Business areas

                • Istiklal Street - 1000 ft
                • Demiroren Shopping Mall - 1700 ft

                Underground stations

                • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit - 400 ft
                • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit - 700 ft
                • Taksim Metro Station - 1000 ft
                • Taksim - 1000 ft

                Local attractions

                • Galata Tower - 1.0 mi
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                • Beyoglu - 1500 ft
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                • Sanatkarlar Parki - 3500 ft
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                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

                • Faros kebap - 400 ft

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

                  77% likes this, based on 134 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish, Middle Eastern
                  Price Range: USD 16 - USD 26

                • Ekinoks Brasserie - 300 ft

                  Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi Aydede Caddesi No : 13 / C
                  Phone: +(90)2122372294

                  75% likes this, based on 25 reviews
                  Cuisine: Vegetarian
                  Price Range: USD 8 - USD 14

                • Babaogul - 200 ft

                  Address: Abdulhakhamit CAD. 17

                  78% likes this, based on 8 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish

                • Sehzade Taksim - 300 ft

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

                  85% likes this, based on 111 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish, Middle Eastern

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  8
                • Number of rooms:
                  30

                Hotel Awards

                TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulFaros Hotel Taksim

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

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                Faros Hotel Taksim Reviews

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

                Average guest rating

                8.4out of 10
                Superb
                Based on 155 reviews

                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 Hotel Taksim - 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
                • Sultanahmet Tram Station
                  2.2 mi
                • Cankurtaran Train Station
                  2.4 mi
                Underground stations
                • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit
                  700 ft
                • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit
                  1000 ft
                Restaurants
                • 360 Restaurant
                  1000 ft
                • Babaogul (cuisine: Turkish)
                  200 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  8
                • Number of rooms:
                  30

                Hotel Awards

                TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulFaros Hotel Taksim

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

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