The Marmara Taksim

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Average rate: $98 - Hotel class: 5 stars
Taksim Meydani, Istanbul, Turkey

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The Marmara Taksim Istanbul Reviews

ramit ramit
50 reviews
Best Place to Stay at Taksim Mar 04, 2012
During the planning stage we were looking at staying either at Taksim ( the happening part of Istanbul ) or in the Old area of Sultan Mehmet . Finally we zeroed down on Taksim & the The Marmara which is located right on Taksim Square .

On arrival at the Marmara our luggage was swiftly taken by the staff & check in was quick . Our request to get a room facing the square & on a higher floor was also taken care of by the pleasant girl at the reception without any hassles .

The rooms are fairly large with a large glass window facing out to the Taksim square & being on a higher floor gave view of the city far & beyond . Its a very busy & bustling square with hundreds of people & traffic all the time till the wee hours of the morning . So if you looking for a location in a quiet place , this is definitely not the area to stay in .. Sultan Mehmet should be the area of choice . But if you are looking at sitting at the window any time of the day or night just looking out of the window will keep you busy .

The Marmara has an impressive & fairly large lobby with a lot of space to lounge around . There's a nice wine & chocolate store on the ground floor too . They have a lobby bar & a nice restaurant .. which we did not eat at but just took a look around .

We wanted to get some information on the things we could see in Istanbul & the night life .. the concierge situated at the lobby was very helpful & informative and we got ourselves booked at one of the restaurants for dinner . They have tours from the hotel that you can book with them right from a hotel pick up to a drop . The tours from the hotel are obviously more expensive but they don't really push you to take it from the hotel & convince you on the fact , rather they give you all the information if you want to do it yourself .

The high energy bustling Taksim street is a 2 minute walk from the Marmara , a Saturday night on Taksim street is to be experienced to be believed !!!

Overall a good choice for a short trip to Istanbul .. Sultan Mehmet is about 30 minutes by tram ( you have to change once ) ... but on a longer trip I guess staying in the Sultan Mehmet area is a better way to take in the Turkish feel !!
Lobby area
Lobby area
Lobby Lounge
6 / 6 TravBuddies found this review helpful/trustworthy
ramit says:
Thank you everyone .. :))
Posted on: Mar 26, 2012
ilserita says:
Congrats on your feature! Nice review & pics! :)
Posted on: Mar 25, 2012
montecarlostar says:
Congrats on the feature, Ramit!
Posted on: Mar 25, 2012
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victor7878 victor78…
26 reviews
Good location for Taksim lovers Jul 12, 2012
I liked The Marmara Taksim, it's located in the heart of the city, the location is very good, Hotel is over priced in summer due to the amount of tourists in Istanbul.

Free WiFi with good speed in room, breakfast was great and wide selection of food.

The bathtub is very small that i could not take a bath in my entire stay of 4 nights, and the in-room kettle needs to be cleaned from the inside.

Good size open air swimming pool, Turkish Hammam and spa are located in one floor.

Staff is helpful and trying to help in every aspect.

Over all i would stay again.
histas histas
3 reviews
one of the best at istanbul Mar 07, 2011
This tower is right on Taksim Square with direct public transport to Sultanamet and Eminonu, and right at the top of Istiklal Cadessi. you only had to walk out its door and you are at the famous Taksim square in the middle of a crowd and the full of life Istanbul. Very clean and well furnished rooms of good size with great view especially if you are on the upper floors. If you want the best hotel in Istanbul, stay at The Marmara Istanbul in Taksim Square.
walas walas
2 reviews
The Marmara Hotel Istanbul ( Taksim ) Jun 07, 2011
it is very good every thing is be said you do not have to take a taxi shopping and restaurant and the Coffey shop and the bar and allot of hotel if you want more cheep price for the hotel and their is a Coffey shop name TAKSIMODA it is very nice and the metro is out side of Marmara hotel in front of the door when you go out side the hotel.
maometto maometto
1 reviews
Expensive but worth it Mar 09, 2011
The best location in Istanbul if you wanna be in the middle of everything: restaurants, bars, clubs, shops, touristic attractions, metro...

All rooms have very glass windows with different views of the city or the bosphorus strait..

Hotel has a great gym as well with nice spa facilities..

Breakfast is very good with a broad assortment of food..

I definitely recommend!

The Marmara Taksim Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Airport shuttle
  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Convention Center
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Security Guard
  • News Stand
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Spa bath / Jacuzzi
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Dancing
  • Computer
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ballroom
  • Full-service catering
  • Exhibit Space
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam Room
  • Massage
  • Solarium
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Steam Bath
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Beauty Salon
  • Health Centre
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Towels
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Spa/Jetted Tub
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Highchairs
  • Pub
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Cell phone/mobile rental
  • Family Room
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Shoe Shine
  • Doctor on call

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