Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir

Gaziosmanpasa Bulvari No: 1 , Izmir, Turkish Aegean Coast, 35210, Turkey | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $132.00

Travel Blogs from Izmir

Ancient Greeks

A travel blog entry by wwatling


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.< …

Turkey Along the Aegean Sea

A travel blog entry by tmarts


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 …

On a pilgimage...

A travel blog entry by missmm_2206


Wow. What a day. We started off bright and sparky (what else could you expect on an organised tour?). First stop was to see Virgin Mary's House - something of a pilgimage for Christians and Muslims alike. I wasnt there for any religious experience but dutifully went into a little chapel where you could purchase a couple of tapers and look at some …

Helen who?

A travel blog entry by bebabui


The worst thing about being in a tour group is the early hours: wake-up call at 6:30 am, luggage in front of the room by 7:15 am, run to breakfast, then the bus leaves at 8:00 am, supposedly sharp but as with every group, there's always an absent-minded straggler who’s 10-15 minutes late, holding up the entire busload. These people are not …


A travel blog entry by mablim


We seem to be up and running on all cyliders again, and just as well as we were off in the bus really early after a 6am wake-up call. The reason behind this was to be the first tour bus to visit Ephesus, a wonderful area where we were amazed by all the excavation finds. I had seen pictures of the library which was the third biggest in the world at …

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This 5 star hotel, located on Gaziosmanpasa Bulvari No: 1 , Izmir, is near Konak Pier, Kadifekale, Camlik Locomotive Museum (Çamlik Buharli Lokomotif Müzesi), and Synagogue Street (Havra Sokagi).
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSwissotel Grand Efes Izmir

    Reviewed by tmarts


    Reviewed Sep 22, 2013
    by (5 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Excellent room -great soft mattress and pillows. Near to the Esplanade where there are many cafes. Expensive wine list.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding