Ultimate luxury right near Istanbul's Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Ayasofya and Topkapı Palace? Yes!
There's one outstanding deluxe hotel in this district:
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul, on Tevkifhane Sokak, perhaps the best hotel in all of Turkey.
But also consider these fine boutique hotels with similar comforts and some services. More...
There are more luxury hotels near Taksim Square in Beyoğlu:
It's easy to reserve a value-priced private airport transfer to the hotel in a Mercedes-Benz vehicle that costs only slightly more than a taxi, and significantly less than two taxis (which you'll need if you have 4+ people and/or lots of luggage), and far more pleasant, comfortable and trustworthy. More...
—by Tom Brosnahan