Grand Hotel Gulsoy

Sehzadebasi Cad. No:17 Vefa, Fatih, Istanbul, 34134, Turkey | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Arrival to the city that spans two continents

A travel blog entry by daniescarlett


... in and out among buses and cars laughing until he nearly cried. He would then (still with his foot hard to the floor) turn around and talk with the Blonde One asking where she was from and somehow still managing to weave in and out of traffic at an outrageous speed. We had been "warned" by a chatty London cabby that the men in Turkey were fast but this was not necessarily what we thought he was ...

Basilica Cistern

A travel blog entry by kyajade


... up for some reason buying one whole kilogram of mixed lokum squares as well! So many lokums!!! After we made our purchases, we headed back over to the tram, where we said goodbye to our friends as they were heading the other way, then got on a tram back to Gülhane and our hostel. When we arrived, they hadn't started cooking dinner yet, so we didn't feel guilty about cancelling that to go and try the Indian restaurant up the road! So we used the wifi ...

Final days in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by kdraper


... lit from the bottom and had a foot or two of water at their bases. The whole place was dimly lit and had some quiet Turkish music playing in the background. The atmosphere was very peaceful and relaxing. They also had some sculptures of the head of medusa and a hole in one of the pillars that you can rub your hand around for good luck. There was also a photo place where you could take a picture dressed up like sheiks and Turkish princesses and we had a photo shoot which was a ...

Sophia's Visit To Istanbul

A travel blog entry by chris.whitmore


... the time, Sophia and I are a 6 hour plane ride away (Iowa State University and University of Southern California), but we’ve decided to make our relationship work. Of course, we really miss the day to day interactions in our relationship, but we’re learning to cope with that by saving up our excitement for each time we visit one another. Dating her is wonderful, and I really love that girl.

Istanbul ongoing and going

A travel blog entry by bencooper43

... well as Michael the German. Top fella! I have found myself in main streets, front streets and back streets and I have to say that there is only so far that I will wander off the beaten path here. It's a must do of course but you need your wits about you too when you stray a little too far. Seedy underbelly is plentiful here! My favourite for today was the angry young man's offering right up in my face - "gay people...get out of our country" end quote. I must have looked too ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Sisli area of Istanbul, is near Galata Bridge, Troy (Truva), Bebek, and Valens Aqueduct (Bozdogan Kemeri).
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good