Sultan's Eye Comfort Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Sultan's Eye Comfort Hotel Istanbul
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... Istiklal street and had a coffee. A protest of some kind was making its way to Taksim Square - a lot of people waving flags and chanting. ( Not sure what about) Had a great dinner at Caffe Privato - A small restaurant in a back lane near where we are staying. Note 1 - 4 Aussies and 5 South Africans on our tour. Note 2 - Will have to buy a piece of string to tie to ...
... took us about an hour. Probably less. From Taksim, we walked and find our way to the metro station. We had to transfer train as we are staying in Sultanahmet area. First off, we took the Funicular. It was just one stop. And it goes one way. So don't be worried about which way. Oh and for ease of travel and to save some moolah, buy the Istanbulkart. It's like a travel pass that costs 8TL (no credit ya), and all you need is to top up some credit inside. ...
... got fantastic views of the Black Sea from up on the hill, and ate a family-style seafood-and-kebabs lunch with Hank at a cafe overlooking the Bosphorus at the foot of the ruins. We wandered the many fish restaurants down at the harbor while waiting to board the ferry again, and finally made our way back to Istanbul. We sat outside on the upper deck of the ferry on both legs of the trip, viewing the Asian side on the way out and the European side on the way back. ...
... 8217;t appear
to have a fixed traffic code, ferries cross each other’s bows with metres to
spare, loaded with locals on their week long Eid holiday. Yes, we arrived just
in time for a local week long holiday; families out enjoying themselves,
walking the streets, taking ferries across the water, visiting the museums,
feasting in restaurants, drinking pomegranate juice, munching on chestnuts,
grilled sweet corn, toffee and ...
... maybe 10 minutes. Through passport control, stopped at the ATM for Turkish Lira ($1 USD = $2TL - hooray), grabbed our luggage and then caught our prearranged shuttle to the hotel.
What an easy and fun trip we've had so far. I hope you're enjoying my blog and will tune in again soon. Tomorrow, I'll tell you about meeting up with Eve and Leroy at the hotel and about our "Istanbul Eats" walking tour. (Food again??)