Opera Hotel is a stylish 5-star property offering plush accommodation in the heart of Istanbul. Highlights include elegant interiors, an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and good transport links. 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 tram and 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 contemporary mid-rise building featuring a curved facade and balconies. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a gym and spa with steam rooms, a sauna and Jacuzzi. Massages are available on request. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Deluxe Sea View rooms are 25sqm and decorated in an elegant style with earth tones and patterned carpets. They feature a private balcony with sea views. Amenities include air-conditioning, a safe, mini-bar and flat-screen satellite TV with pay-per-view content. The en-suite bathrooms feature a bathtub, separate walk-in shower and bathrobes. Opera Restaurant offers international cuisine in a contemporary setting with a chequered marble floor, columns and a bar. The rooftop Sky View Restaurant offers international cuisine in an elegant space with a bar and floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning views across the city. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. Free parking is possible onsite. The hotel provides 24-hour reception and room service and offers a chargeable airport shuttle service.