Grand Medya Hotel Istanbul

Fethi Bey Cad. No:40 Laleli, Fatih, Istanbul, 34394, Turkey | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $107.00

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

We’ve come to Constantinople

A travel blog entry by ginapeach


After transiting the Dardanelles and the Sea of Marmara overnight, we sailed into Istanbul at the very reasonable hour of 9am. Many people we've spoken to have said that Istanbul is one of the prettiest ports to sail into as you get to see some of the more interesting landmarks.

The city straddles the Bosphorus Straits and is the only city in the world that sits in two continents. Three great empires (Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman) ...

Day two

A travel blog entry by leonajim


... s most popular attractions, drawn by the spectacle of its size, architecture, mosaics and art.

The greatest of all domes, is supported by 40 massive ribs, constructed of special hollow bricks made in Rhodes from a unique light porous clay, resting on huge pillars concealed in the interior walls.

It was used as a church for 916 years, then a Mosque for 481 years. It became a museum in 1935.

The church was burnt down twice due to ...

Day 176 - Kebabs, Mosques & Efes

A travel blog entry by costin

... quite a lot of walking. Ironically, having picked a 10 bed dorm to try and meet people, I had been the only person in the room. I was joined in the room eventually, by a guy from Germany and we were soon having a couple of bottles of Efes in the hostel bar.

Later, I met Faraz, Ola and some of Ola's friends by Osmanbey metro station and we went to a cafe that specialised in Mandi, a Turkish dumpling that came served with a big pile of yoghurt and some ...

The End of the Balkans

A travel blog entry by nigel.terrea


... say, Terrea was not excited to run back, grab her bikini and jump in; we passed on this one. We could easily understand how Varna could be a popular beach destination in the summer with unlimited possibilities of places to eat and party right alongside the beach. One day in the cold but sunny weather along the coast was enough for us so we booked another overnight bus for Istanbul that evening. Surely Turkey will have some warmer weather right??? We could really use ...

The Call to Prayer

A travel blog entry by gibbslocates


... get directions and get lost again. We spend 2.5 hours walking round this wonderful city.It wouldnt be so bad but lugging the case is a pain. It's been renamed Henry the Vac as it really is like pulling a reluctant vacuum cleaner behind you. Eventually after buying a map we find the new place in rundown town. Turns out it was a 10 minute walk from the more upmarket gaff. We ditch the gear and head back to the city square.

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Suleymaniye Mosque, Military Museum (Asker Muzesi), Beyazit Mosque (Beyazit Camii), and Istanbul University.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good