The Marmara Taksim is a modern 5-star hotel offering luxury accommodation in the heart of Istanbul. Highlights include a modern fitness centre, an indoor swimming pool and multiple onsite restaurants. 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 sleek, modern high-rise property with a predominantly glass facade. The top of the building features a large cube with screens on every side. Facilities include a large spa complex with a modern fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool, a steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi and massage treatment rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Deluxe City View rooms are decorated in a modern style with rich colours, patterned fabrics and contemporary furniture design. They boast a view of north Istanbul. Amenities include air-conditioning, cable TV, a work desk, safe and tea and coffee equipment. The marble en-suite bathrooms feature a bathtub, separate walk-in shower and bathrobes. Raika offers regional cuisine and a terrace with panoramic city views, whilst Tuti has an open-kitchen concept and serves gourmet dishes in a chic, stylish setting. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks at the vibrant Tuti Bar or the welcoming lobby lounge. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel provides 24-hour reception and room service. Chargeable indoor parking is possible onsite.