How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Russian TV Channels Available
TripAdvisor Reviews Prestige Hotel Istanbul
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... of the night and there was so much media attention that the robbers were caught and apparently they were never able to rob again, I don’t know what that means… but I could guess?
Next was the Underground Cistern… It’s almost eerie down there, built in the 6th century. This shows the engineering skills of the time as they solved the towns water supply problems. Originally Constantine built this vast underground space in ...
... the palace were vastly colorful. And the Basilica Cistern was one of the most bizarre things I have ever seen (what is the point of an underground fish pond with 2 Medusa heads?!). We also indulged in authentic Turkish food, mouth watering Turkish coffee, and some freshly squeezed pomegranate juice (my tastebuds are satisfied just thinking about all of it). After a night at the bar with a local band playing, we decided to turn in fairly early because we were both ...
... Abdül Mecid I decided to move the court to the newly built Dolmabahçe Palace, the first European-style palace in the city. We plan to visit there too. • Hagia Sophia, a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica, subsequently converted to a Roman Catholic cathedral and later an imperial mosque. It's now a museum. It was construction on the orders of Byzantine Emperor Justinian in 532 and completed in 537. The Church was dedicated to ...
... I made it all the way up the hill to Istiklal Caddesi before the rain started.
With the first drop of rain came the umbrella sellers. Very soon the street was filled with identical cheap umbrellas. I took my new purchase up to Taksim Square. Standing near the now famous Gezi Park, watching the tourists and shoppers hurry by, clutching their umbrellas, it was impossible to picture the tear gas and water cannons of Saturday night.
Only a line of blue ...
After an absolutely amazing sleep we were once again woken up bright and early! Today was our last day together as a group and we had a jam packed day of sightseeing around Istanbul ahead of us. We were out of the hotel by 8am and everyone still looked half asleep! Our first stop was a cruise on the Bosphorus river which was freezing!! The temperature had massively dropped but we were all still dressed for summer! Luckily there was ...