Star Hotel Istanbul
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Star Hotel Istanbul
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... we met in the lobby and unanimously decided it was back to Ferdi’s restaurant for dinner. He was so pleased to see us, and even remembered what we had ordered for lunch two days earlier! We had a wonderful evening, lots of jokes and laughter, as ‘Slim Dusty’ serenaded us again during our meal.
Chris decided she’d like to take some Turkish delight home, so back across the road we went to our favourite ...
... Some things we have noticed are that men travel in packs, a lot of them holding hands or linking arms. There are some women out alone but most of them are accompanied by their husband. They are covered from head to toe in black while their husband is wearing shorts and at shirt with his arm around her. The children are also dressed in shorts and tank tops rather then like the mother. We just don't understand it ...
Back at the hotel later that night we checked out the hotel roof and had a few more beers and relaxed.
The boys are pretty excited for everything else to come - and Italy is just around the corner which we are all pumped for.
7am rise to the hotel ringing our room. "Your chauffeur is ready" umm.. What? We were told 7:30! I rushed ...
... I've no real inclination to partake. It's one thing to go to an actual event to see a particular act, another to wander about clubbing solo. At some point on my travels the mood to do so may strike, but so far I'm content to hibernate for a few days.
I did emerge for dinner, where I felt like having a decent meal at a restaurant. As I walked about nothing really appealed, nor did any of the staff try to entice me inside ...
... of the Sea of Marmara, Bosphorus and Golden Horn from the far corner of the palace.
Our next destination was the famous Blue Mosque, which is still a fully functioning house of worship. As a result, we had to enter in the rear with the rest of the tourists through a door reserved for non-Muslims. Caroline and Catherine were required to cover their heads, shoulders and legs. One of the entrance guards pointed at Caroline, who was wearing capri pants, and ...