Park Hyatt Istanbul - Macka Palas
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Having a great stay at the Park Hyatt Istanbul. The rooms and furnishings in our suite are sophisticated and luxurious. The staff has been super friendly and helpful.
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... taken on a tour of the ruins of an old castle that the restaurant is built in front of which was pretty cool. Kristin (my new drinking buddy) and one of the waiters and I then visited 2 bars and I made a cat friend which was excellent and then suddenly it was 3am and time to be getting our intoxicated butts home to bed! The next morning I somewhat cursed my indulgence of free drinks (though only a little cause free is free!) as I was a little hungover and ...
From the ferry you get great views of the Istanbul skyline and an opportunity to see the Maiden's Tower lying in the middle of the Bosphorus strait. According to legend an emperor had a much beloved daughter and one day, an oracle prophesied that she would be killed by a venomous snake on her 18th birthday. The emperor, in an effort to prevent this placed her away from land so as to keep her away from any snakes and had ...
... a tiny kitchen, and small garden on the ground level. Our room is up a winding set of very rickety stairs. It's good that we are in pretty good shape, carrying our heavy bags up those stairs was a challenge. One stair is even broken on each level, so you must be careful not to fall through!!
Our room is also small, with windows on one wall. Our windows overlook the tiny street and across from the Armenian mosque, with it's minaret loudspeakers. ...
... is a huge souvenir market with the quality to match. Haggling is the way to do things here and the shopkeepers are desperate to get your attention. They shout at you as you walk past. You can take offense…. or you can join in the fun and shout back! One of their favorite games is to guess where you are from. When I tell them Ghana, they look a little confused at first, then the banter starts; "Come, see my shop, I give you very good price, only you, only ...
... do. The neighborhood didn’t turn out to be everything that we had hoped, a little bit sketchier than we thought it would be, but it will work for the week. We found a shop nearby that sold beer, wine, water, produce and a couple other items on our grocery list to stock our fridge for the week. We also found a great little bakery nearby that we were more than pleased to find out to be super affordable. After stocking our ...