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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Marya Ankara
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... Go ahead! No problem!"
And like owls who, having being woken in the morning by what sounded like a chainsaw, but transpired to be a revved up magpie, we stumbled and blinked back into our nests. Five hours the full process.
(Focal scoir: An American couple in our group had a much more arduous time of it, but even then it was more bureaucratic than xenophobic).
Little to report after this, on my part, at least. We reached famed ...
... br> A couple of guys from Iraq used mime to ask if they could take a picture with us. We nodded and smiled. We asked them "metro?" and they pointed us upstairs. We knew they were directing us in the wrong direction but then realized they were sending us the ticket office for the long distance bus line named "Metro". We then just followed the crowd down hallway which turned out to be train line we needed to get ...
... museum there was a cat sleeping on a stack of coffee table books. Very cute.
After the museum we headed to the mausoleum of Ataturk, who is Turkey’s George Washington. He was in the Army and after WWI became the president until he died in 1937. He is primarily responsible for modernizing Turkey and is credited with being the founder of the Republic of Turkey. He developed the new phonetic alphabet among ...
... 2 buses waiting when we arrived so they started offering discounts, normal price would have been 10 euros) and there are 4-6 buses (from different companies) every hour.
These big buses stop at bus stations as well as along the road. (as bicyclist we have to watch out: no space left at the right side of the bus when it stops). You can stop them by just waving your hand. Luckily, this doesn't happen too often, so in ...
... ride over curbs. We found a hotel at a price that we felt was right but to call it basic is selling it short. It’s cruder than a kick to the bollocks, the toilet is a hole and doesn’t have paper of any kind. You’re expected to simply remove the leftovers with your hand and wash it off. The room is a bos with crumbling walls and a single socket that’s been nailed to a plank of wood. Conditions are expected to get far worse from here but then that’s why ...