The Germir Palas Hotel is situated in Taksim Square in the heart of Istanbul, close to the Bosphorus. Priding itself on its 'private club' atmosphere, the Germir Palas is an elegant hotel with décor reflecting Art Nouveau, Baroque and Ottoman styles. The hotel has a Lobby Lounge serving Turkish coffee and afternoon tea, two bars and three restaurants - one of which, the Terrace Restaurant and Bar, offers fantastic views over the Bosphorus and Taksim Square. There is also a fully equipped fitness room. The rooms combine classic décor and furnishings with modern comforts and feature air conditioning, a telephone, television, minibar, safe and a hairdryer.