Star Hotel Istanbul
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Star Hotel Istanbul
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... loo queue and one of the toilets is not being used, from where I was in the queue I couldn't see why not but obviously there was an issue. Finally get close enough and you can see that the cistern is continuously running. So the woman in front of me says to the lady at the front of the queue, why don't you turn the cistern tap off ...... She says....I did not break it and I am taking no responsibility for it! The woman looks at me and rolls her eyes, and of course tolerant ...
... I went into the airport and out into a world that is foreign to me.
Taxi drivers don’t speak English and GPS remains a tool in their dreams. My driver fit the bill for both. He was a nice guy and was frustrated that he could not locate the address where I was to stay. So, I gave him the cell number of the man who owned the place and the two chatted while the driver weaved in & out of traffic, left hand on the wheel ...
... the modes, Aeolian, Dorian, Mixolydian, etc., which are similar to Jewish modes, or maybe ours are similar to theirs—but that was as far as it went. I can testify that the music in this service was very impressive, excellent male voices creating a musical base and then the principal cantors chanting in a way that I can only describe as chazzan-like, cantorial improvisation within a mode. They could sing, too. The service impressed me as having ...
... garden restaurant spot in the less touristy Songali valley. What started off as a half hour coffee break turned out to be a family visit of more than 2 days, during which I shared meals and watched a great family work together. After breakfast it is time to move on again, on my way to Güzelyurt and the monastery valley. Also less promoted in the brochures, so again I have the valley to myself. Here I come across a Mosque-Church. Once built for ...
... to risk being in a taxi on the wrong side of an Istanbul traffic jam with a plane to catch.
We ventured out to get lunch at a place the hotel desk had recommended, Kebapci Murat, at Topkapi Cd No. 19. It was so good, we went back again for dinner!
It continued to rain steadily and we hunkered down in the hotel and read up on Morocco for most of the day.
May 10, 2014
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