Opened in 2006, the eresin taksim premier is one of istanbul's newest, up-market hotels. Located in the taksim quarter (the entertainment, culture and business centre of turkey's largest city), the eresin taksim premier offers its guests superior quality, contemporary accommodation, a rich buffet breakfast and exercise/fitness facilities, all of which are complemented by a trained, helpful and friendly staff. Once known as constantinople, istanbul now offers all its visitors the opportunity to experience something truly unique, and whether guests are in search of history, culture, dining or a good, old-fashioned bargain, the eresin taxim premier is well located for all of these. Istiklal street is just a few minutes walk away and this leads to the historic tram connection with the galata bridge, gateway to the fascinating bazaar quarters and historical sultana met (blue mosque, st. Sofia, topkapi palace). Hotel guestrooms include the latest innovative amenities such as lcd-tv and dvd-player, as well as safe, mini bar, jacuzzi bath, kettle and trouser press. In addition to steam, sauna and massage rooms, the eresin premier's terrace cafe offers turkish and mediterranean cuisine in a setting of unparalleled panoramas.