Marti Istanbul Hotel is an elegant 5-star property offering spacious accommodation in the heart of Istanbul. Highlights include a top-floor spa with a gym, fine dining, and an excellent location close to Taksim Square. 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 metro station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Istanbul destinations. The hotel occupies a contemporary mid-rise building featuring sleek glass panelling on the lower floors and a canopied entrance. It boasts elegant interiors designed by Zeynep Fadillioglu. Facilities include a top-floor spa comprising multiple saunas and steam rooms, a modern gym, several relaxation areas and five treatment rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Superior rooms are 30-40sqm and decorated in an elegant style with purple and blue tones, dark wood floors and rich fabrics and furniture. Amenities include a mini-bar, an iPod dock and a 42-inch flat-screen TV with on-demand content. The en-suite bathrooms feature a bathtub, separate walk-in shower, bathrobes and Molton Brown toiletries. BRASS features a charming terrace and serves French and Asian dishes complemented by fine wines, creative cocktails and live jazz music on weekends. Quad Restaurant & Bar is located in the hotel atrium and offers delicious Turkish and international cuisine. It boasts a centrepiece tent, underneath which guests can enjoy coffee, afternoon tea and evening cocktails. Guests can also enjoy homemade bread, cakes, chocolates, salads and sandwiches at Gourmet Stop. The hotel provides 24-hour reception, concierge and room service. Chargeable underground parking is possible onsite.