How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
TripAdvisor Reviews Ferman Hotel Istanbul
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... time with our wonderful guide, Adi, and bus driver who we renamed Antonio, because we couldn’t pronounce he real name and he looked a bit like Antonio Banderas. The first day of our tour consisted of visiting Gallipoli. We went to Brighton beach, North beach, ANZAC cove, the cemeteries for the Australian and New Zealanders as well as the only memorial to the Turkish soldiers. It was an interesting and worthwhile place to visit to see the places where the battle ...
... pagoda-looking boats that were floating kitchens! They were docked and there were seats and tables just off of them where you could eat. The boats were rocking so much I have no idea how they handled the huge cooktop. We were not having luck with street food though, so we found a cafe and had salad and pizza instead. The ferry here also offers a long and short "tour" along the Bosphorus and since the long one drops you off by the Black Sea and brings you back later we opted ...
... were over being on a bus so we got dropped at the Spice Market which was about a 10 min walk to the hotel rather than another hour in the bus! We had a quick look in the spice market but it was so full of people that you could hardly move so we were out of there before we lost each other. By now it hard started to rain -the umbrella salesmen were straight on to it and Robyn brought an umbrella ( which broke by the time we got back to hotel. We decided to stay at the ...
... friendly Matani bar around the corner from our hotel. We can see why Kate and Ez loved this place! During the summer months, I think we would have spent a lot more time al fresco enjoying the colourful outdoor bars and nargile (water pipe) cafes, but for our winter trip to Turkey, hot apple tea was more the order of the day. We had an early night ready for our daybreak start to get to the airport for our flight back to London. Not quite as big of a schlep as our arrival, but still a ...
My tour was very fortunate as we had a very good tour guide named Ali. He was brilliant. He had incredible knowledge and delivered it with clarity and good humour. All guides in Turkey have to do a university course, tour every major site within Turkey to be fully conversant with the sites and history of Turkey before they can become a guide. He admitted that he was only 30 years old, however had been a gude for 10 years. ...