The Public Hotel is a classic 4-star property offering elegant accommodation in the heart of Istanbul. Highlights include free Wi-Fi, onsite dining and a good central location. 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 late 19th-century historical building with typical Ottoman architecture which previously housed the Serbian consulate. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Deluxe rooms are 20-22sqm, comfortably furnished and decorated in a modern style with artwork on the walls. They feature a garden or city view. Amenities include air-conditioning, tea and coffee equipment, a 40-inch flat-screen satellite TV, mini-bar and work desk. The en-suite bathrooms feature a walk-in shower. 1901 Cafe and Bistro serves Turkish specialities and international cuisine in a relaxed setting. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks and snacks at the bar. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel provides 24-hour reception, concierge and room service. Chargeable parking is possible nearby.