The Central Palace Taksim - Istanbul

Lamartin Street No: 18, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437  show map
 4 stars
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The Central Palace Taksim - Istanbul

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Turkish bath

Spa & wellness center

Editorial review:

The Central Palace hotel has a wellness theme. There are parquet floors instead of asthma-inducing carpets. Fruit juices for every ailment are available by room service, the restaurant food only serves organic fare, and massage showers and Jacuzzis are installed in every bathroom. Ten rooms have their own exercise bike. Accommodations are luxurious and all fabrics are from Vakko (Istanbul’s most elite store). The only things lacking are views and alcohol service.

Verified Reviews:

  • Visa card didn't work - Noise from the street - View of bosphorus - Prices are quite high
  • Rooms very very large - Bed is enormous - Good service - Free parking
  • Fitness club and hammam - No swimming pool - Free wifi - Highly recommended
  • Close to the main shopping street - Short walk to the metro - Lovely breakfast
  • Next to taksim square - Room was great - Jacuzzi in the bathroom - Staff is very efficient

Overview

The Central Palace Taksim is a charming 4-star property placed next to Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi, Galata Mevlevi Lodge and Blue Mosque . This contemporary building was refurbished in 2008.

Located in a cultural area close to Taksim-Talimhane Exit subway station as well as a theater, a mosque and an art gallery in Istanbul. Istanbul city center is 4 km away.

There are a bazaar, boutiques and shops in the proximity of the hotel.

Ataturk airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car from The Central Palace Taksim.

Rooms

The hotel offers 107 elegant rooms with a French balcony, LCD TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, TV with satellite channels and a safe as well as a dishwasher, a microwave and coffee/tea makers. The rooms look on to the sea. They are outfitted with standard decor.

Eat & Drink

Every day a delicious breakfast is served in the dining room. Guests can wine and dine at 360 Restaurant and Musafir Indian Restaurant, located in the neighborhood.

Services

Residents will benefit from concierge service, a doctor on call and airport transfer.

Relax

The Central Palace Taksim provides babysitting and cribs for children. Such fitness options as a fitness centre and a gym are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   107.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Executive/club floor
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Water view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • In-room jacuzzi
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  1 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of EUR 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Lamartin Street No: 18, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    2.4 mi
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    9.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2.2 mi
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    2.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit
    400 ft
  • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • 360 Restaurant
    1400 ft
  • Musafir Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  1 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    107

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Rooms and availability

The Central Palace Taksim photos Room Standard Single Room
Superior Deluxe Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed
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Room with traditional interior offers a Double bed, work desk, en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi, balcony.

The Central Palace Taksim photos Room Special Double Room
Special Deluxe Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 485 sq. feet
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Room with traditional interior offers a Double bed, work desk, en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi, balcony. Featuring extra space for privacy and comfort.

The Central Palace Taksim photos Room Executive Room
Executive Room
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Room with traditional interior offers a Double bed, work desk, partially separated living area, en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi, balcony.

The Central Palace Taksim photos Room King Suite
King Suite
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This 90 sqm very luxurious King Suite is composed of a bedroom, a living room and bathroom. It is decorated with parquet floor, Italian wallpapers and gold plated ceiling which reflects the Late Ottoman Style. Suited for business men, the room has a working desk, French balcony, Jacuzzi in the bathroom with water massage and steambath.

The Central Palace Taksim photos Room Bosphorus Suite
Bosphorus Suite
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 1295 sq. feet
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This very large and luxurious Bosporus Suite is composed of a bedroom, a living room and a kitchen or an extra room. Besides Bosporus Suite has a balcony and/or sunbath terrace.

The Central Palace Taksim photos Room Superior Triple Room
Superior Deluxe Triple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
Size: 510 sq. feet
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This spacious room comes with 3 single beds.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Central Palace Taksim - Istanbul Istanbul location
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Hotel Address:

Lamartin Street No: 18, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    2.4 mi
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    9.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2.2 mi
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    2.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit
    400 ft
  • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • 360 Restaurant
    1400 ft
  • Musafir Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  1 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    107

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The Central Palace Taksim Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Ataturk Cultural Center - 1400 ft

Places of interest

  • Clinicana Hair Transplant and Esthetic Surgeries - 700 ft
  • Acibadem Taksim Hospital - 700 ft
  • Tag 2 / Taksim - 700 ft

Convention centers

  • Cihangir Square - 2300 ft
  • Nevizade street - 2700 ft

Shopping areas

  • Istiklal Street - 1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Taksim Square - 700 ft
  • Taksim Tram Stop - 1000 ft
  • German Hospital Taksim - 2000 ft
  • Galatasaray Turkish Bath - 2300 ft

Parks

  • Besiktas Inonu Stadium - 2700 ft

Theaters

  • Ataturk Cultural Center - 1400 ft
  • Talimhane Tiyatrosu - 2700 ft

Business areas

  • Istiklal Street - 1400 ft
  • Demiroren Shopping Mall - 2000 ft

Underground stations

  • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit - 400 ft
  • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit - 400 ft
  • Taksim - 1000 ft
  • Taksim Metro Station - 1000 ft

Local attractions

  • Galata Mevlevi Lodge - 5100 ft
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  • Galipdede Caddesi - 5200 ft
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  • Bosphorus Strait - 1.4 mi
    Istanbul Bosphorus, Istanbul
  • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi - 5200 ft
    Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul
  • Galata Tower - 1.1 mi
    Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Beyoglu - 1200 ft
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  • Bebek - 3200 ft
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  • Sanatkarlar Parki - 3600 ft
    Kilic Ali Pasa Mah. Cihangir, Beyoglu, Istanbul
  • Pera Museum - 4000 ft
    Mesrutiyet Cad. No.65, Istanbul
  • Beyazit - 1500 ft
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  • Naval Museum - 3400 ft
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  • Museum of Innocence - 3700 ft
    Cukurcuma Caddesi, Dalgic Cikmazi, 2, Istanbul

Restaurants nearby

  • 360 Restaurant - 1400 ft

    Address: Istiklal Caddesi , K8 No:11
    Phone: 0090-212-251-1042

    59% likes this, based on 735 reviews
    Price Range: USD 25 - USD 100

  • Ipekyolu - 100 ft

    Address: Kocatepe Mah. Lamartin Cad. No:26 D:1 Taksim, Beyoglu
    Phone: 2970108

    Cuisine: International

  • Faros kebap - 400 ft

    Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi Sehit Muhtar Caddesi 28/A
    Phone: +90 2122503356

    83% likes this, based on 152 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish, Middle Eastern
    Price Range: USD 17 - USD 27

  • Musafir Indian Restaurant - 200 ft

    Address: Receppasa Caddesi 7 - C Talimhane - Beyoglu
    Phone: 235 2741

    67% likes this, based on 120 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian
    Price Range: USD 14 - USD 34

  • Parantez Bistro - 100 ft

    Address: Kocatepe Mah. Lamartin Cad. No:4 Beyoglu
    Phone: 2562603

    75% likes this, based on 25 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  1 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    107

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The Central Palace Taksim Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Central Palace Taksim

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 427 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Very nice view value for money nice room

  • Couple
    7.0

    The location was great, 2 minutes away from istiklal street, subway, bus station

    You could not adjust the room temperature, it was very hot and you have to suffer according to their sense of temperature, the bathroom did not have a window and did not have a fan for ventilation. we stayed there for 5 nights and during our stay there was no internet connection and each time we ask about it they say we are working on this technical problem

  • Couple
    6.2

    This is, as previous reviewers commented, indeed NOT a 5-star hotel, it operates at 4-star level. Boking.com is aware of this, but does not act. We have stayed at other 5-star hotels in the same or adjacent streets at much lower rates.

    A/C failure cost us one night sleep (room temp approx 28C). Construction next door cost us another night sleep (work until 3am). No LCD, yet it was sold to us as having it. Wireless was out for a day. Hotel requires payment in full upon arrival (we never experienced this before), most probably to avoid any discussion later as to items mentioned above. No alcohol served, as the hotel operates under religious traditions.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    The hotel was good, there was an AC issue while we were there which made sleeping uncomfortable for us. All staff members were very nice and helpful.

  • Couple
    9.6

    the design of the room, the big space of the room as well the hospitality of the staff

  • Couple
    7.4

    The staff were very friendly and the rooms were nice. Location was good (in a nice part of town with lots of nice resturants nearby), but not in walking distance to the main attractions.

    The building next door was being torn down and they worked through the night (althopugh the manager said he asked them 10 times to stop, but they had a paper saying it was allowed) so we couldn't really sleep. When we complained the refused to give us any price reduction, but when I asked if they would let us use the Turkish bath for free they at least did that to make up for it, so it was fair in the end.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The Hotel and the staff was just wonderful . Everyone went out of the way to make us feel welcome. Okan was just amazing person and they make you feel as you are a part of the family not just staying at another hotel.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The Location, Staff, Clean, Comfort, breakfast

    The Bathroom is abit small compaire to the 5stars hotels

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Staff was super friendly, room was also very good

    The breakfast was not so good, the bread itself for example

  • Single
    7.8

    Staff helpful----location----braekfast---

    External picture is not true!!.A.C Is very bad [hot in hot weather] 2 days complain -became fane!!---hotel is not 5 stars equal to 5 stars international ones.--

  • Single
    8.8

    The room was big, well decorated and the jaccuzi. Good location, near allmost everything.The staff was very friendly & helpfull , especialy Mr. " hamza". It's A nice hotel.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    The staff were extremly helpful especially at reception.Management was very professional and accommodating.Food was excellant.

    The only negative point worth mentioning was the fact that no alchol was available as the establishment is dry and run on strictly islamic terms.No big deal (although a glass of wine with dinner would have been nice) but a note informing you when booking would be advised.

  • Single
    9.2

    The hotel is very good and clean , rooms are very small but clean ,breakfast presents a wide choice and the hotel staff are helpfull and very nice people.

    Tiny room with stylish furniture (very big),would be better if the TV closet was replaced by a LCD device on the wall,it might give space to the room, in the bathroom : there was shampoo and shower gel, but no conditioner .The AC was adjusted as heater , probably because we were in the month of April and the weather was a little bit cold, but the room was warm and I really needed a cool AC .These are all my comments on the hotel apart that the hotel is very good in general.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    god location.big room sizes.

    Rooms are vry noisy because of the club next to the hotel which plays a desibel of music sound up to 02:00 am.No alcoholic bevereges served which shoul be announced in their web-sıte or in your portal.

  • Single
    7.8

    Hotel stuff was very helpful when needed to prolong my staying because I had to wait for my home airport to be reopened (vulcano issue). Hotel was clean and in good location.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Central Palace Taksim - Istanbul Istanbul location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Lamartin Street No: 18, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    2.4 mi
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    9.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2.2 mi
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    2.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit
    400 ft
  • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • 360 Restaurant
    1400 ft
  • Musafir Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  1 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    107

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulThe Central Palace Taksim

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Turkey

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