The 5* Grand Hyatt Istanbul is located in the heart of the city`s business district, and is just 5 minutes` walk from the Bosphorus and Taksim Square. Renovated in 2003, the hotel has a total of 360 rooms and suites, with many overlooking the spectacular Bosphorus Strait. Either a short taxi ride or a slightly longer tram journey away, Istanbul`s historic Old City landmarks beckon; these include Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace to name but a few. The Grand Hyatt`s award-winning Spazio restaurant serves creative Italian cuisine with a large selection of local and international wines. The Agora Restaurant, famous for its rich open buffets, serves local and international cuisine with both buffet and a-la-carte options. Additional Public facilities and areas include the Mezzanine Lounge and Bar, and the Library Bar. The hotel`s state-of-the art spa, "Gaia Fitness and Spa Centre" offers its guest a relaxing journey with its various available treatments, the Turkish Hammam and its outdoor swimming pool.