Faros Hotel Sultanahmet

Divan Yolu 76, Istanbul, 34110, Turkey | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $112.00
 

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A travel blog entry by erinwarwick

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... seemed to be fairly big. I will have to go back when I have extra time. There seems to be a lot of places selling the same things. The Spice Market was built in 1660 is also known as the Egyptian Bazaar and is where many spices were originally imported. This market was and is the centre of the Istanbul spice trade. All that touring took up till the afternoon when we left Istanbul for our 6 hour bus ride to ...

Last Word from Istanbul

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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May 8. 2014
Istanbul
Azze Hotel, 39.50 Euro ($54) double, without breakfast


Turkey Departure Check-List

We stored one backpack at our hotel in Sultanahmet when we departed Istanbul 35 days ago. Now, two days before our departure from Turkey, we have to go retrieve it. On our way to pick up the left luggage, we;

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1) Got new glasses for Dave and me (made to prescription in about ...

Day 177 - Visit to a Hamam

A travel blog entry by costin

... master slice the lamb for each new customer. It has to be one of my favourite meals of the trip so far.

After lunch, I went back to the hostel for a bit of a rest, before heading out on what ended up being a mammoth walk. I set off North along the Bosphorus, on my left, was the old city fortifications and quite a few brightly coloured rainbow stairs leading up the hill. To my right, the river. I made my way past the Dolmabahce Palace and into Besiktas, ...

Mystery and magic

A travel blog entry by brynandnate

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... young woman offered her help. She introduced herself as Gizem (Gee-zem), which means "mystery" in Turkish, and told us that she had also been on Bozcaada with us! She then told us that we had literally been the talk of the island because we were the only ones who would hike 6.5 km each way to the beach to swim in the cold Mediterrenean! She then proceeded to ask us about our trip a bit, and then INVITED US TO STAT WITH HER IN ISTANBUL! We accepted gratefully, and she ...

Istanbul

A travel blog entry by ssharp

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We had a delicious meal out last night at a very popular restaurant, Reina. Apparently people travel from all over Europe to dine here and once we arrived it was clear why. As the sun set, we sat outside, eating and drinking looking across the river in what is Continental Europe to Asia. The food was fantastic. We tried our very first real Turkish kebab! Not like the ones we have at home, ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Yerebatan Sarayi (Underground Cistern), Gulhane Park, Kapah Carsi, and Divanyolu Street.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsFaros Hotel Sultanahmet Istanbul

    Reviewed by tamrin

    Quaint hotel, great location, would return

    Reviewed Jun 18, 2013
    by (5 reviews) Taupo , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Initial concerns about where we where going to stay were laid to rest when we walked through the door. The greeting welcome set the scene for what was a great stay experience. The location to the key 'must see' attractions is an added bonus. We will be back

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Faros Hotel Sultanahmet Istanbul

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding