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Faros Hotel Taksim

4.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Kocatepe Mahallesi Taksim Caddesi No: 55 | Taksim, Istanbul 34437, Turkey (New City / Taksim)
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Ranked #158 of 913 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arriving in the dead of night I was driven to Faros Hotel, Taksim which had been recommended to me by two Muslim friends in Brisbane. At the reception I was met by the Night Manager Zahir who made me feel very welcome. After introducing ourselves he proceeded to show me the location of the hotel and its proximity to all... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

loved the design of the hotel, very industrial look but comfortable. lobby was also really nice, great to sit down at the long table, drink coffee and flip through magazines, hotel is close to taksim square which is convenient if you want Istiklal Street or galata tower, but its far from the old city,

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hotel which should probably be rated as 3 stars at best. Biggest issue was the distance it was from any of Istanbul's main attractions. Every day we were travelling to old town which isn't a short distance. Absolutely nothing to do in Taksim. Pros: If you want to be in Taksim rather than old city A good breakfast Cons:... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We chose this hotel simply for its proximity to the Havatas stop at Taksim. And a good choice it was. So close to Taksim and Beyoglu. It's a boutique hotel with charm. The rooms are on the small side but clean. The staff were very accommodating, with early check in, earlier than normal breakfast for us to catch the bus.... More

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farostaksim, Ön Büro Müdürü at Faros Hotel Taksim, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments.Faros Hotel team would like to thank about your extremely valuable observation about our hotel facilities and services provided by our staff. The entire team of Faros Hotel Taksim will be looking forward to welcoming you again. With my best regards Zafer Karayel More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great hotel with excellent front desk staff. Great location, just 1 block from taksim square. They made me a Turkish coffee every morning. Breakfast was decent. My only suggestion to staff would be to repair water damaged walls in the bathrooms and increase the timing on the motion detection lights. Sometimes the hallway lights would turn off before I could... More

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farostaksim, Ön Büro Müdürü at Faros Hotel Taksim, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your valuable comments. Please note that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. Feedbacks such as yours assists us in improving our service and property on a daily basis. All our staff sends you the warmest regards and hopes to see you soon again. With my best regards Zafer Karayel Front Office Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Firstly, I hope that the staff of Faros read this. I want to say thank you for the exceptional service. You all work very hard and it is appreciated. The way you welcome me each and every time I walk in or out is a great touch. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff. Wifi excellent in all parts... More

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farostaksim, Ön Büro Müdürü at Faros Hotel Taksim, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments.Faros Hotel team would like to thank about your extremely valuable observation about our hotel facilities and services provided by our staff. All our staff sends you the warmest regards and hopes to see you soon again. With my best regards Zafer Karayel Front Office Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The choice of hotel in Istanbul can be overwhelming, so save yourself a time-consuming hunt and book yourself into this charming little hotel, 3 minutes walk from Taksim Square. The rooms may be small and there is no view as such, but the rooms are clean and everything functions. The best thing though about the Faros are the staff who... More

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farostaksim, Front Office Manager at Faros Hotel Taksim, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your comments.Faros Hotel team would like to thank about your extremely valuable observation about our hotel facilities and services provided by our staff. Zafer Karayel More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

When I write this review I stay at this hotel Everything is perfect, all staff are polite and very friendly,the breakfastis good and the locationis perfect, our room is very clean and the view of the trace is perfect We really love it. Thanks to reception of night to suggest it to us.

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farostaksim, Front Office Manager at Faros Hotel Taksim, responded to this review

Dear Guest We appreciate your valuable comments; and we are delighted to learn that we were able to make you comfortable in our property and to secure a pleasant stay for you in general. We sincerely hope to welcome you back soon. Zafer Karayel More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Loved this hotel! The facilities were very clean and modern. The staff was so quick to respond to any request. They helped with booking reservations to shows and restaurants and arranged travel arrangements for us. Good breakfast buffet. Strong Wi-fi. Would definitely recommend to those who want to stay in Taksim Square

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farostaksim, Front Office Manager at Faros Hotel Taksim, responded to this review

Dear Guest We hope to host you in our hotel again with an unforgettable memories and would be really pleased to see you again here. Zafer Karayel More

Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Great little hotel! Staff are very friendly, helpful and professional, especially zafer on the reception and kenan on the bar. I stayed in this hotel with my family, rooms were comfy and clean, you have wifi in all parts of the hotel. Breakfast is great with enough choices to satisfy every taste. Location is great, in a side street, away... More

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farostaksim, Front Office Manager at Faros Hotel Taksim, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We wish you all the best for your life in hope to see you with us again. Zafer Karayel More

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Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi Taksim Caddesi No: 55 | Taksim, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > New City / Taksim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Faros Hotel Taksim 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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#95 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul #112 Business Hotel in Istanbul #157 Family Hotel in Istanbul #158 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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Welcome to Faros Hotel Taksim, a boutique design hotel which is located in the 'Conference Valley' of Istanbul-Taksim city center and on the routes connecting Europe and Asia. Faros Hotel Taksim offers a unique hotel experince with its 28 specialy decoreted guest rooms and 2 roof top suites. Faros Hotel Taksim also offers 6 connecting rooms facing to the main street for Family stays. ... more   less 
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