Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir
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Friday May 17 Day 15/1 Ankara to Izmir
"Turkish 7004 9:30AM Ankara Esenboga 10:50AM Izmir"
Most of our group heads off to the airport together, but we'll part with half the group there. Those of us traveling on to Izmir will take another local Turkish flight down to Izmir. The others are heading on to Istanbul for their flights home.< …
Sunday 23rd September
Another early start - through fertile valley -figs, strawberries, olives -heading for Ephesus.During our travel through Turkey have seen many unfinished houses - the explanation is that a tax is only paid when construction completed - so they apply to build 2 stories, complete one and live in that -2nd story remains …
... we filled our bottles with holy water and looked at the Muslim prayer wall. The house is in a very tranquil area and you can understand why Mary would have moved here.
Back on the bus and down the hill to Ephesus, ancient Greek and later Roman City. Ephesus was one of the earliest cities to embrace Christianity. Paul spend time living and working in Ephesus which made it a very important city for Christians. Our tour of ...
... lit up at night. We found the livelier parts of the area and hopefully we will get a chance to hang out between all of the company visits we have planned. I’ve currently been waiting over 30 minutes to have some bath towels brought up to my room but I guess I’ll just have to deal with what I have at the moment. Ta-ta for ...
... one piece.
The flight to Izmir was perfectly uneventful and I was collected by a nice driver to come to the Ustun Hotel. What can I say about this establishment... not very much that's would be polite. It's clean... that's one thing... and the staff are very polite. It's up a small pedestrian strip full of mobile phone stores, off a main road. It's reasonably well ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsSwissotel Grand Efes Izmir
Excellent room -great soft mattress and pillows. Near to the Esplanade where there are many cafes. Expensive wine list.
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