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Faros Hotel Taksim

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

It's a good place as long as you spend most your time out of the hotel. So much to do. Hotel room is best just to sleep in.

Clean, Nice staff, great location. Rooms are OK, nothing more - all works fine, but very small. If you take a room for 3 make sure you get a normal bed and not a bunk bed. All together if this is your budget go for it, if you can spend a little more do that.

We stayed for only one night before our early morning flight back home. We chose it for the proximity to the Havatas airport bus at Taksim Square, but the street it is on does not feel as safe and the adjacent buildings are not as nice as those a bit closer to the square. The reception and porter were very nice, though the reception/concierge kept trying to push dinner at a seafood restaurant under the Galata Bridge on us. The room was very clean, but the wall to the bathroom does not go all the way to the ceiling, and you can hear everything, so make sure you're comfortable with your roommate! Overall, it was perfectly fine for the price we paid.

Taksim Caddesi No. 55 Istanbul Istanbul

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Dot and Taksim Square
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Rooftop terrace

Located in Beyoglu, Faros Hotel Taksim is adjacent to Dot and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Taksim Square. This 30-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, free in-room WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. Located centrally in Istanbul, it's also close to Grand Bazaar and Suleymaniye Mosque.


Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Faros, which specializes in international cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


All of Faros Hotel Taksim's 30 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers. LCD TVs come with digital channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport pillow menus and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include free bottled water, laptop-compatible safes, and phones.

Property features

Guests of Faros Hotel Taksim enjoy a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. You can take advantage of limited parking, along with an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 25 per vehicle one-way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, a computer station, and a free grocery shopping service.

Room options

Deluxe Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Family Suite (1 Double)

Full 1 | Sleeps 4

Family Suite, Connecting Rooms

King 1 | Sleeps 7

Triple Room

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 4