The Marmara Taksim
Lonely Planet review
Perfectly positioned overlooking Taksim Sq, this very popular hotel is an Istanbul institution. It's slick, plush and has all the five-star mod-cons you'd expect in a very friendly, laid-back but professional package.
The rooms are modern and immaculate with typical five-star international style (if little local influence on style). Colours are muted, lights low. There are outstanding views from every picture window it seems, thanks to the Marmara's position atop Taksim hill. At night turn the lights off in your room to really take in the city views. The Panoramic restaurant has more breathtaking views, live music nightly and an international menu. The Cafe Marmara here is a popular meeting place for Istanbul's business folk. The well-regarded gym is fantastic, with yoga, karate, aerobics, a hamam and an outdoor pool. Oh, and you can get non-smoking rooms (yes, they do exist in Istanbul).
Our independent authors have visited The Marmara Taksim and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Istanbul.
Services & facilities
- Tour assistance
- Express check-out
- Room service (24 hours)
- Express check-in
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Free Wi-Fi
- American express
- Diners club
- Concierge desk
- Spa tub
- Hair salon
- Steam room
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Health club
- Beauty services
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Coffee shop or café
- Shopping on site
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Pets allowed
- Babysitting or childcare
- Laundry facilities
Description provided by property
Property Location With a stay at The Marmara Taksim, you'll be centrally located in Istanbul, steps from Taksim Square and Taksim Gezi Park. This 5-star hotel is close to Suleymaniye Mosque and Grand Bazaar.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 376 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Windows open to city and water views. Cable television is provided for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have makeup/shaving mirrors and complimentary toiletries.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Don’t miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including a health club, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, a concierge desk, and babysitting/childcare.
Dining Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, currency exchange, and express check-in. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and banquet facilities.
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