- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Concierge desk
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Prestige Hotel Istanbul
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... really got serious- NZD35 for a glass of cheap sparking and NZD30 for a Cointreau but then we noticed that cocktails were only $20 and a long island ice tea with 5 spirits was on the menu - we tried to get them to explain the economics but they couldn't - we didn't mind we drank them anyway.
We went back to this bar three times and for the first two times asked for Hendricks GIn which they didn't have, the third time we went ...
Good nights sleep and a lovely breakfast got us off to a good start completely spoilt by my attempt to apply sunscreen - a hefty squeeze of the tube saw it spill all over my camisole and new shirt! Idiot!! First stop this morning was the Dolmabahce Palace - a splendid mix of architectural styles, gracious rooms and wonderful carpets. All this enhanced by the beautiful blue plastic slippers we ...
... as the Vatican of the east. In its day the dome of Hagia Sofia was one of the most sophisticated structures in the world. It was the greatest dome in the world for 1000 years and influenced architecture for centuries!
The girls were impressed by this church as well, but they didn''t last much more than an hour or so after we had dragged them through the carpet museum and the tombs of the sultans.
Hopefully we will see the Topkapi Palace today.
... especially Darren for some reason) so they don't sleep at 3am on a 12-hour bus! So annoying! Our Chilean friend was sleeping on the floor under the seat but even she didn't escape his pokes! Eventually Darren went to go sleep on the back seat (even though the guy said he couldn't) and I got a few broken hours lying down on our seat too. The bus ride was really bumpy too, and kept stopping and starting suddenly, and Darren was a little travel sick. (Not me for once!) So yeah. That was fun. ...
... history lesson. He was an interesting character – full of facts and figures, and he spoke 8 languages, but he is not much of a people person.
We passed castles and palaces and imposing fortresses, we went under three bridges, we passed the naval base with lots of naval ships in the harbour, and finally we saw the place where the Bosphorus meets the Black Sea. We were let off the boat in a tiny fishing village called ...