Avantgarde Hotel Taksim Square is a contemporary 4-star superior property offering luxury accommodation in the heart of Istanbul. Highlights include a fitness centre, a fine onsite restaurant and an excellent location overlooking Gezi Park. Beyoglu is a vibrant cosmopolitan area across the Golden Horn from historic Constantinople. Traditionally home to European merchants and immigrants, it boasts many elegant Neoclassical and Art Nouveau structures. Nearby places of interest include the grand Taksim Square, medieval Galata Tower, modern art gallery Dogancay Museum and Istiklal Caddesi, a thriving street lined with cafes, bars, galleries and shops. Taksim funicular stop and metro station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Istanbul destinations. The hotel is housed in a modern mid-rise building. Facilities include a fitness centre, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Deluxe Bosphorus View rooms are 22sqm, bright and elegant with cream interiors and feature views of the Bosphorus. Amenities include air-conditioning, cable TV, tea and coffee equipment, a work desk and an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. The hotel restaurant offers Turkish and international cuisine in a relaxed and intimate setting. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks and snacks at the social bar. The hotel has a 24-hour reception. Chargeable parking is possible nearby.