The Ritz Carlton Istanbul is a five star hotel located just 10 minutes walk from Taksim Square. All rooms feature luxurious furniture, flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, wireless internet access and a marble bathroom. The hotel is home to three restaurants, including a rooftop lounge with live entertainment and panoramic views over the Bosphorus. Leisure amenities include a full-service spa, state-of-the-art fitness centre, an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. The Ritz Carlton Istanbul is just 700 metres from the historic Dolmabahce Palace, and the shops and cafes of Istiklal Avenue are just 20 minutes walk away.