Rixos Taksim Istanbul is a modern 5-star property offering upmarket accommodation in bustling European Istanbul. Highlights include contemporary design, onsite dining and an expansive wellness complex. 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 occupies a modern high-rise property with a sleek, glass-panelled facade. Facilities include a large wellness complex featuring an indoor swimming pool, modern fitness centre, sauna, steam room and several therapy rooms offering a range of massages and wellness treatments. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. Classic rooms are 25-30sqm and decorated in a modern style with contrasting light and dark tones, patterned fabrics and artwork above the bed. Amenities include air-conditioning, chargeable Wi-Fi, a flat-screen satellite TV with pay-per-view content, mini-bar, stereo, work desk, safe and an en-suite bathroom. Fanus restaurant serves local cuisine in a stylish setting, whilst the chic Lobby Bar offers guests the chance to enjoy a relaxing drink throughout the day. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are also plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel provides 24-hour reception and room service.