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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 #192 of 916 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Beirut, Lebanon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 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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26 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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109 reviews 109 reviews
88 hotel reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
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

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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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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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