The Marmara Hotel Istanbul

THE MARMARA HOTEL ISTANBUL

The Marmara Hotel Istanbul offers outstanding accommodations for the business traveler or for the visitor coming to enjoy Istanbul's pleasures, all from its convenient location in the heart of the city in Taksim Square. From central Taksim Square, tourist, shopping and business, are within footsteps or a short taxi ride from hotel.
ACCOMMODATION
Rooms are all newly refurnished and equipped with everything you may need whether you're in town for business, pleasure, or both. All have spectacular views over the city or the sea and decorated with taste. All rooms feature a wide range of conveniences and thoughtful amenities from cable television and direct-dial telephone to a hairdryer and in-room safe. Guests can choose from 387 luxury rooms including 2 Club Floors, 16 Junior Suites, 2 Executive Suites and 2 Presidential Suites many offering panoramic views of Istanbul and the Bosphorus.
DININGS
Panaroma Restaurant
Candlelight and the twinkling lights of the Istanbul night sky are your companions for an elegant meal at The Marmara Istanbul 's posh Panorama Restaurant. The gourmet menu features the best of international cuisine complemented by a superb wine list. Discreetly efficient service, subtle mood music and the warmth of genuine Turkish hospitality make dinner at the Panorama Restaurant a pleasure no matter the occasion. The Panorama features international and Turkish specialties prepared by our Chef de Cuisine, Sedat Özkan, that can be served either a la carte or with our degustation menus.
Braserrie
The Brasserie, featuring a wide array of fine dishes from the world's best cuisines is your choice for informal dining overlooking a sweeping view of Taksim Square. Offering excellent service in a relaxed atmosphere, The Brasserie is open for a casual meals morning, afternoon and evening.
Cafe Marmara
For a quick bite to eat or for a chat over coffee and dessert, there is Café Marmara Taksim. An Istanbul institution, our Café has been a favorite of Istanbul residents since 1993, today becoming an integral part of the city's busy cultural life. On a typical day Turkey's leading journalists, writers, businessman, artists, actors, and directors make the Café a place to be. Our diverse menu makes the Café Marmara ideal for a business lunch, a full meal, 5 o'clock tea or just for a quick drink.. With an excellent selection of fresh, home-made desserts and a wide variety of gourmet coffees, this French-style café is also a sweet tooth's paradise. In the summer, enjoy a coffee outside as you watch the hustle and bustle of Taksim Square walk by?
Tepe Lounge
Our rooftop bar and lounge is your perch, Istanbul at your feet as you partake of one our expertly prepared local and international drinks and cocktails. With a live music program of classic lounge music specialties every night of the week from 17:00 - 02:00, you won’t want the night to end. Our skilled bartenders can shake you up a classic Martini or a Manhattan or an exotic Colada while you take in Istanbul's skyline. Also don't miss our collection of Turkish wines and sparkling wines, international beers and non-alcoholic beverages, coffees and teas.
V.S.O.P Bar
For a more intimate atmosphere the V.S.O.P. Bar, with the clubby elegance of an English library bar is the place to be. The V.S.O.P. Bar is located behind the main lobby is fashioned as a English "gentleman's club" in the heart of Istanbul. With soothing classical music playing in the background, the rich warm wood paneled lined with classic leather couches makes it an ideal spot for entertaining business associates or a quiet drink after work with a friend. Don't miss the large screen TV on football game day.
Aqua Lounge
Offering live lounge music every afternoon, the Aqua Lounge continues the tradition of understated elegance and impeccable service that are the hallmarks of The Marmara Istanbul. Decorated in a light classical style, the focus of the relaxed Lounge located at lobby level is undeniably the 6 meter long aquarium. While watching the rare sea life swimming about the aquarium, guests can take part in the 15.30-18.00 tea time. We feature tasty sandwiches, homemade cakes and cookies, Danish cake and croissants next to our special coffees. Except Mondays, enjoy the fine melodic stylings of the Sevket Ugurluer Trio.
AMENITIES
The Marmara Gym is our full service health and sports center that offers a wide array of facilities and activities to hotel guests and members. Its unique location overlooking bustling Taksim Square makes exercise an interesting and pleasurable part of your day. The Gym has a staff of fully qualified professional trainers who are also instructors in a wide variety of classes from aerobics to martial arts. Capping off your workout, our sauna, whirlpool, Turkish bath and outdoor swimming pool ensure that you leave The Marmara Gym feeling at your peak. The Marmara Gym is complementary to all hotel guests.
Meetings
Arranging a social event or business meeting at The Marmara Istanbul is a simple and straightforward experience whether it's for ten or thousand people. Our efficient and experienced staff, state-of the-art technology and well-designed rooms ensure that everything runs smoothly and allows you to keep focused on the main business at hand, your event. Choose from our elegant Grand Ballroom, the Opera Room, the Taksim Ballroom or the Meeting & Business Center comprised of six smaller meeting rooms. The helpful professionals at The Marmara Istanbul have all the resources to make your Istanbul meeting, conference, banquet, gala or promotional event successful.
ADRESS
Taksim Meydani Taksim / Istanbul - Turkey