Faros Hotel Taksim

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Taksim Caddesi No. 55, Istanbul, 34437, Turkey
3.9 out of 5 rating 317 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.9
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Faros Hotel Taksim, you'll be centrally located in Istanbul, just a 4-minute walk from Taksim Square and 6 minutes by foot from Istiklal Avenue. This 4-star hotel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Vodafone Arena and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Galata Tower.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 30 guestrooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Amenities

Take in the views from a rooftop terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this hotel include concierge services and a fireplace in the lobby.

Dining

Enjoy international cuisine at Faros, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Istanbul? This hotel has 161 square feet (15 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Acibadem Taksim Hospital - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Taksim Square - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Istiklal Avenue - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Demiroren Istiklal - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Madame Tussauds Istanbul - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Taksim Gezi Park - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Istanbul Technical University - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Vodafone Arena - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
French Street - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Museum of Innocence - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Pera Museum - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Lutfi Kirdar Convention and Exhibition Centre - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Istanbul Congress Center - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Istanbul Modern Art Museum - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Dolmabahce Palace - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Istanbul (IST) - 38.6 km / 24 mi
Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW) - 61.8 km / 38.4 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

  • This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, airport, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe Tourism Certification Program (Turkey) guidelines.

  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 5 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 40 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 20 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Library
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -Business center
  • -Conference space
  • -One meeting room
  • -Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • -Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Rooftop terrace
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 15
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 161
  • -Elevator
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Free grocery shopping service
  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Number of restaurants - 2
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no