Surmeli Istanbul

Prof. Dr. Bulent Tarcan Sok. No:3 Gayrettepe, Besiktas, Istanbul, 34349, Turkey | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Istanbul


A travel blog entry by nwaugh


After another 10 1/2 hours on a plane, and an exciting landing we arrived in Istanbul. Cleared the airport with just a cursory immigration check and non existent customs check we were met by the Globus representative along with four other kiwis on the tour and delivered to the Surmeli hotel. We were in our room in no time and a wonderful shower was …

St. Antoine's Concert

A travel blog entry by madtram93


... I went into a Starbucks and got a water bottle and interesting sandwich with two different types of cheese and tomatoes, it was called Mystic. It was pretty delicious. Our concert pieces consisted of the spiritual songs in English and the space was gorgeous in the church. The Turkish audience seemed to really enjoy our performance and I am looking forward to singing again. We sang ...


A travel blog entry by lonnie24


... that their delightful daughter was well behaved and very much a social butterfly.
4. Basilica Cistern - amazing Roman underground water storage system. Part of a James Bond classic “Russia with Love” was filmed here.
5. Sophia Mosque - the well preserved drawings, ceramics and silhouetted minarets in the evening sky
6. Grand Bazaar and Spice Market - buzzing, colourful and aromatic
7. Topkapı Palace - Jewels, Relics of ...

Culinary treats in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by laceys.log


... four sides; there were chairs lined up facing over the balcony, but in each wall there were big old wooden doors with massive metal locks, lots of rust; I don’t know if it would have been residential or more shops, and now the only one opened was being used as the theatre office. Any windows had metal grilles on them and smeary old glass, there were vines growing around the balcony and roof-line. It rally was a treat to sit and chat for a while – and ...

A Day in Sultanahmet!

A travel blog entry by thejoaquins


... dome collapsed and had to be restored. The museum is a mystical space and one that every person should try to visit!

After Hagia Sophia, we crossed the street in a different direction and headed toward a small, nondescript brown and white building, purchased tickets and headed down 52 stairs that took us underneath the city of Istanbul and is known as the Basilica Cisterna. Built in the 3rd century by Emporer Justinian. The structure ...

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This 5 star hotel, located in the Sisli area of Istanbul, is near Galata Bridge, Byzas Tours, Cicek Pasaji, and Bebek.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSurmeli Istanbul

    Reviewed by nwaugh


    Reviewed May 18, 2012
    by (11 reviews) Otorohanga , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    We found the Surmeli hotel to be very comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Surmeli Istanbul

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good