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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 #193 of 919 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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37 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nicely designed hotel that is convenient to Taksim and restaurants/shops on Istiklal. I stayed here for about a week. The room was small, but quite comfortable for one person. I appreciated the in-room mini-fridge, water kettle, and hairdryer. The wi-fi worked pretty well. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was ok for a hotel of this size. Service was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had stayed around the Sultanahmet area on my previous visits. This time, I had to be around Taksim Square. Faros is a group that owns a couple of hotels and a restaurant in the Taksim vicinity. Faros guests get discounts at the restaurant, which is in the better (and more expensive) area, across the road from Grand Hyatt, InterContinental... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for three days in September 2014 while attending a nearby conference. Location is very convenient to Taksim, just a block's walk down a quiet street. Don't be put off by the street, which is a little shabby.. it's certainly more authentic than the Taksim tourist hotel cluster one block over. The room was perfectly clean and nice, the... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I travel frequently for pleasure and to Istanbul in specific. This trip we thought of why not try a boutique hotel. We booked for a triple room with faros hotel 2 months prior our visit. When we reached the hotel , we were given a single room for the 3 of us with an extra bed put... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a young couple in our 20s, and we took a long weekend trip to Istanbul. I was very happy with what we paid for. First of all, like many European tourist destinations, Istanbul is an expensive city to find accommodation in. If you are looking for a 4 or 5 star hotel, this is not the place. However,... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel or should I say lodge for 3 nights i.e from 9th August to 12th August. It is situated near Taksim street and is by far the most ugliest hotel located there. We had booked 6 rooms. When we checked in for one room we had to wait for 45 minutes as the room was being... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I stayed here with several friends. We occupied 4 rooms we had booked via booking.com. We payed for the 4 rooms using our credit cards. Over the following month, all 4 credit cards had their information stolen and were used to make illegal purchases. It is important to note that we did not use our credit cards anywhere else as... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

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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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.  We hope to host you in our hotel again with an unforgettable memories and would be really pleased to see you again here. With my best regards, Zafer KARAYEL Front... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your valuable comments. We wish you all the best for your life in hope to see you with us again. We'd like to thank you for taking time to write a review on your experience in our hotel on tripadvisor.  Best regards Zafer KARAYEL Front Office Manager More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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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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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