Pera Rose Hotel
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I woke up today feeling blue that I only have one more week here. I would like to be able to take a few trips to the Aegean, to Bodrum, to Cappicodia, to Troy but that will have to wait for the next trip. I am glad that I have this much time here but I realize how little I will really see though I do try my best not to miss much.
I had a …
Happy Birthday John! I have been thinking about Dizzy often here. I keep quoting him to people. Like when the woman asked me if I was surprised to find so many jazz fans here. I said that Dizzy had said that we were everywhere and that we know each other when we see each other.
Even though I don't speak one word of Turkish (well, I can say …
I woke up this morning at sunset to no sound at all. My window was open but I could not hear the Call to Prayer from the Blue Mosque. I almost feel sad about it and have a kind of longing to hear it again. I will move back to Sultanhamet for my last night in Istanbul and stay facing the Aya Sofya so I will hear that sound again. Well, I do have to …
I have gotten so many messages from people saying that it is amazing that I am able to send a message every day. Well, now I can't go to sleep with out talking about today.
I got up and had to pack my luggage plus three shopping bags (yes, I need another suitcase
already) and take a walk to the town square and have a coffee and a delicious …
I really enjoyed the last couple of days in Istanbul. We spent most of our time in the markets. Some of the markets are like big shopping centres but others are just little set ups on the side of the road. I don't think these are all legal because when Police drive along the ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Pera Rose Hotel Istanbul
I stayed at this hotel for one night with my husband - we booked it through ebookers for approx £55 (including breakfast).
Hôtel et service supers à Pera, Istanbul
Je suis venu dans cet hôtel au cours d'un voyage à travers l'Europe... Après d'horribles hôtels à Paris et à Londres, je m'attendais au même scénario à Istanbul. Je fus agréablement surpris. C'est un bel hôtel de charme avec un très bon service. Le personnel était très serviable. L'hôtel a un super centre de fitness avec un sauna et un bain turc. A mon départ, ils étaient en train d'ouvrir un espace lounge où étaient servis du café, du vin et des cigares... Je le recommande chaudement... Le site Internet était bien fait (perarose.com)
An elegant, small hotel focussed on the business traveller, but equally welcoming to tourist visitors. It is well located for Beyoglu and Istiklal Caddesi. The lobby is smart and smoking is not permitted in that area (a change from other Istanbul hotels in which I've stayed). The staff are friendly and speak English. My room was average size, without unnecessary frills, very clean, and had the bonus of a jumbled view out to the Golden Horn. The shower was powerful with consistent temperature. My only complaint might be that the bedroom walls were pretty thin.
I recently visited this property in March 2007. I was pleasantly surprised.
Great Hotel and Service in Pera, Istanbul
I went to this hotel on an European tour.... After horrible hotels in Paris and London, I was expecting a similar scenario in Istanbul as well.
I was pleasently suprised. It is a beautiful boutique hotel w/ great service. The staff was very helpful. The hotel has a great fitness center w/ sauna and Turkish bath. When I was leaving they were opening a lounge where they served coffee, wine and cigars....
I highly recommend it...
The website was helpfull (perarose.com)
Ottimo albergo e servizio in Pera, Istanbul
Ho alloggiato in quest'albergo durante un viaggio turistico in Europa. Dopo gli alberghi orribili di Parigi e di Londra, mi aspettavo uno scenario simile anche ad Istanbul. Sono rimasto piacevolmente sorpreso. È un albergo boutique molto bello e con ottimo servizio. Il personale era molto disponibile. L'albergo ha un ottimo centro benessere con sauna e bagno turco. Alla mia partenza, stavano per aprire una sala lounge dove si servono caffè, vino e sigari...
Lo consiglio vivamente!
Il sito web è stato utile (perarose.com)
Photos shown on the travel websites (Orbitz, etc.) do not match this hotel at all !! If you want to see what this hotel really looks like, see their website at ---. We were dissappointed when we arrived to find something totally different from what we expected! The hotel was doing some renovating while we were there so we had to deal with some noise and we were asked to move to another room in the middle of our stay because of construction. The rooms are small. The baths were nice and the hotel is clean. Service was good.
Modern and Clean, Great location
My family stayed at the Rose Pera Hotel in Istanbul recently. The hotel was pleasantly modern with free wired internet and a beautiful rooftop restaurant for breakfast. The location is an ideal base for exploring the modern side of Istanbul but only a 5-6 lira cab ride away from Old Istanbul. The staff speaks some English and try their best to be helpful. Although we did not pay directly as our stay was arranged through an agent, I believe that it is a real bargain.
I loved it
I loved staying at Hotel Pera Rose. For 50 euros/night it was an excellent deal. The room was very nice. It had a TV, a minibar, a big mirror, two comfortable beds and a writing desk. Breakfast buffet was splendid and the view from the top floor restaurant was breathtaking. Location couldn't have been any better. It is located one block from Istiklal Caddesi. As a female traveller I found it nice and safe to walk along Istiklal during the evenings. (Istiklal has got many good price restaurants and shops.)
This hotel is in the perfect location for dinner, sights and people watching. It has a wonderful hamam(baths) and updated rooms with inernet and airconditioning. The staff is polite and speaks English. I stayed at 2 other hotels in the past week here and this one is the BEST.