Rising over the slopes of the Bosphorus, surveying centuries of history, yet silhouetted against the modern skyline of Istanbul, the Fairmont heritage of distinction and style comes to Istanbul, fusing with the city's storied history and traditions to bring guests an exceptional experience in the heart of one of the world's most talked about destinations. For guests seeking a true luxury hotel in Istanbul, Fairmont Quasar Istanbul is at once in touch with this fabulous city's storied past and part of its dynamic future, rising up from the heart of Istanbul's main business district Mecidiyeköy, close to Gayrettepe and Levent. Offering sophisticated travelers 209 guest rooms, including 25 suites and 40 Fairmont Gold rooms, with additional 64 Fairmont Residences along with a diverse selection of restaurants and bars serving everything from elegantly crafted cocktails to exquisitely authentic Turkish cuisine. With 2,000 square meters (21,520 sq.ft.) of meeting and event space, Fairmont Quasar Istanbul is ideal for meetings, special events and lavish weddings , while the luxurious Willow Stream Spa and state-of-the-art gym are the perfect places to relax and revitalize.