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Refik Saydam Cad.55, Tepebasi, Istanbul, 80050, Turkey | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

The grand tour

A travel blog entry by wendalex

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... phones and recorded commentary which doesn't always sync up with what you are actually seeing.

The Big Bus tour starts and ends in Sultanahmet Square and there are loads of guys all trying to flog you tickets to either the bus tour or the boat trip down the Bosphorus and back. So we bought our tickets and hopped on the big double decker and waited for the tour to begin.

Istanbul is one of these cities that is so jammed with ...

Day 3-Making of a tiger

A travel blog entry by rbobski

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... and jam. Lunch yesterday was apps of Turkish version of egg rolls (filled with cheese, corn, veggies), artichokes salad, smoked eggplant, chili sauce. Then main course of traditional lamb. Lunch was so big we didn't have but a beer for dinner after Jeff earned some saint points while accompanying me on a night photography expedition. Today's lunch was beef cooked in traditional fashion n served in a wrap or on pita. Again very ...

Relaxing and excercising Giva style

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska

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... his bright yellow bike shorts – watch out Dizzy these Italian girls quite fancy him. In case you are wondering, I am not solely responsible for his flashy new wardrobe. Giva fans showered him with new clothes before we left – new running shoes from my sister Sandy – sunnies, shorts, hat and bandanna from his number one fan Meg, waistcoats trousers and swim shorts from my mum. He is a very spoilt boy!!! After gym we decided to brave the outdoor spa. The wind ...

Istanbul, Thursday 5th - Tuesday 10th

A travel blog entry by rach8891

... next morning, Beth was unwell - suspected food poisoning from our truck stop dinner the night before. Everyone else had been on the pub crawl the night before so we all had a lazy day in the hostel, reading, snoozing and chatting. Since the English girls had left the day before, Beth, Jeff and I were joined by two new friends, Camilla from England and Ranald from France, for lunch at a nearby community restaurant overlooking the water. It was ...

Another day, another lounge

A travel blog entry by spychka

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... tort and order a cappuccino in the area that is set up as a French cafe. So remember when I said I would never even think of picking something up that I dropped on a hostel bathroom floor? Well these bathrooms are the exact opposite. I feel like I must be in a five-star hotel and when I try to wash my hands, the faucets are so high tech that I don't even know where the on lever is. I have to stand waiting with soap all over my ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near New Mosque (Yeni Cami), Military Museum (Asker Muzesi), Beyazit Mosque (Beyazit Camii), and Istanbul University.
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