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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Seminal Hotel Istanbul
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... to plan more carefully for tomorrow night (we have a reservation at a fancy restaurant for the birthday dinner..) - but I couldn't believe the amount of traffic at this time on a Sunday! When we hopped out of the cab, we detoured slightly to get the kids a promised ice cream- and suddenly it seemed the whole city was completely different from this morning; little alleyways filled with traders and people had sprung up, and the main pedestrian mall near ...
... It was not too difficult to get rides, some drivers expect money and we had one dispute after a ride for which we did not ask a price at the start, so make sure about money when the car stops. I would not recommend for girls to hitch hike alone and definitely cover up arms, legs and hair, you will just feel more comfortable with less staring.
Uzundere: Pension $40 for a double room ($20 per person)
Cappadocia: Ali’s ...
... and snaking highways - no straight lines at all until the older part and it was more uniform. The orange-red roofs gave it romantic feel. soon we were on the ground and of course the fun getting visas and going through immigration starts! There was so many people going through but finally all done, luggage collected and found a taxi and came a half hour to the hotel.
The city is beautiful and the medium strips are ...
... in traditional dress from all over Africa and Asia – it was fascinating. We managed to perch ourselves on a low rail outside of one of the duty free shops, and stuffed ourselves with bagels, baklava and Turkish delight (making the most of being in the place it originates!) It was fab.
Eventually, our gate number was released and we moseyed down to wait for our boarding. The hippies and the Irish couple were also there (told you ...
... our time in Istanbul and I'm sure we'll be back at some point. The sights are fantastic, the people friendly (except some of the touts) and the food very tasty! Lauren is going to miss the apple tea and I'll miss the baklava. Until next time, goodbye Istanbul. ...