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Gezi Hotel Bosphorus
Istanbul, TurkeyEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Gezi Hotel Bosphorus
Across the street from Taksim Gezi Park and just steps from vibrant Taksim Square's high-key buzz an air of calm prevails at Gezi Hotel Bosphorus.
Behind a gently curved zinc and titanium-colored façade, the 17-storey green certified boutique hotel offers guests a quiet retreat from the bustling city on Istanbul's European side. Modern glass towers mesh with mid-century architectural style and Piet Mondrian's signature grid-motif. The 67 rooms and suites, laid out in taupe, black and white, display sleek lines softened by plush materials. Bedrooms and bathrooms feature anti-reflective panoramic windows showcasing sweeping views of the hotel's lush garden, Taksim Gezi Park or the Bosphorus. To unwind, make use of the Silver spa, sauna and steam room. Try a traditional Turkish Hammam ritual or mud massage therapy. Indulgence doesn't stop there: The on-site restaurant G'nova has an innovative take on delectable pan-Mediterranean and traditional Turkish cuisine underscored by relaxing vistas of the Bosphorus.
Don't skip the plentiful breakfast buffet before you head out on the town - it pleases with a balanced mix of local and international specialties.
Got a hankering for chips at 2am? Call the restaurant, which offers 24-hour room service and TV snacks.
Arrive at Istanbul-Atatürk Airport (IST) which is approximately 14 miles from the hotel. Anticipate between 25 and 35 minutes of travel time depending on traffic.Mete Cad. No 34, Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Spa on Property
- Fitness Center
- Sauna/Steam Room
- Ice Fountain
- Business Center
- Concierge Service
- Balconies or Patios
- Air Conditioning
- Panoramic Windows
- Complimentary Internet
- Flat-screen TVs
- En-Suite Bathrooms
- Luxury Bath Amenities
- Laptop-size Safes
- Mini Bars
- Coffee Makers
- Spa Cuisine
- In-room Dining
- Personal Chef by request
- Max occupancy in both room is 2
- Welcome drink
- Hotel tax
Why We Love Istanbul
Straddling Europe and Asia as well as the ancient and modern worlds, Istanbul's skyline blends the twinkling lights of palaces, mosques and minarets with those of vitreous high-rises.
Hocapasa Mh. Hudavendigar Caddesi No:24. Sirkeci, Istanbul.
Where to Drink: Ascend to the 17th floor of Mikla Restaurant and Cocktail Bar for the best vantage point of Istanbul's Golden Horn and the Sultanahmet neighborhood. A DJ spins mellow tunes on the lofty outdoor terrace while you sip on your Martini and let the world go by. Drinks for two $25.
Mesrutiyet No 15, Istanbul.
Where to Shop: Don't miss out on a typical Turkish outdoor Bazaar. Haggling for anything from rugs to spices is expressly allowed and expected. The famed Grand Bazaar at Beyazit Square or the Egyptian Bazaar in Fatih are a must.
Outdoor Excursion: Take the first sea bus of the day to Büyükada, one of the 9 Princes' Islands to get a break from the crowds. No cars and only horse-drawn carts or bikes are allowed. Enjoy the supreme silence as you stroll by fin-de-siècle Victorian cottages and untouched pine forests. Sea bus from Kabataş 8TL p.p.
Why Go Now
September 14 - October 10, 2013
International Istanbul Biennale
Every other year more than 50 international artists present paintings, installations, screenings, films and guided tours in English around a theme set by a guest curator.
September 25 - October 12, 2013
Akbank Jazz Festival
A number of bands perform daily over two weeks, including jam sessions at big venues like Babylon and Nardis. Film screenings and workshops run concurrently.
November 4 -10, 2013
Istanbul Arts Fair
Vast, weeklong sales fair featuring more than 50 Istanbul galleries plus a handful of international art dealers offloading paintings, sculptures and ceramics on an increasingly receptive local market.
Free Shuttles depart from Atatürk Cultural Center (AKM) at Taksim Square.
Tüyap Fair and Convention Centre, Büyükçekmece.