How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Saba Istanbul
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... in perspective. The place looked so calm and beautiful, its hard to
imagine the carnage that happened that exactly 100years ago to the date our
diggers were set up in the Cove. After Anzac Cove we had a beach walk over to
one of the various beach cemeteries. It was chilling looking at the names and
ages of all the troops that gave their lives for Australia and New Zealand. Not
to mention those from other countries like India and France. After that we took
Well, after the really hectic day yesterday my body was really sore this morning. So, I decided to take it easy today. The last thing I want to do is wear myself out so early in the trip. It helped that I had covered most of the important sights in the old city. So after Kat left, I just strolled through the old town near the University. After about an hour, I decided to just head back to the hotel and get couple of hours of rest. Also, I had to ...
... the hotel put us in a bit of a downer. We dropped off our luggage and set out looking for food. Our mood seemed to improve quickly as we saw many cats in our short walk up the hill. We stopped at the first "meat cooked on a rotisserie" sandwich shop and bought 4 chicken sandwiches for a total of $7 Canadian. Between the cats and the cheep lunch, my love for Istanbul was bound to flourish. Cafes spilt onto the street, happy hour looked delicious. We snooped in ...
... enough to leave them in place.
Since we had a little extra time on our hands, our tour guide suggested a few alternative tourist attractions we might want to visit before returning to our apartment. We decided to go see a rug merchant and learn about the Turkish carpet making process. We saw a seamstress delicately and painstakingly tie off and cut individual strands on a small carpet. The merchant's representative, who spoke with a flawless ...
... burka clad woman and their escorts before handing our passports over. They received barely a cursory glance before being stamped and halfheartedly tossed back through the window at us. Didn't even ask to see our visas.
I had booked us a hostel on the Asian side so after catching a cheap bus to the ferry port we then had to wait 50 minutes for the next ferry across. So after leaving our hostel in Warsaw at 7am we finally arrived at the one in Istanbul at 6pm. It was a long ...