Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir
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- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Minbar in room
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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Breakfast at Canakkale this morning included cheese AND Coffee - perfect. The bus hit the road at 8 - on schedule and we set off for a Trafalgar hidden treasure. This was at a tiny village of Erankoy, just off the main road - the two little cafés were havens for the men folk. Apparently, rumour has it, this is where they make decisions! We were …
... Yusuf. And it is a very nice place but we are all complaining about the smell of smoke in the rooms, no chance of changing though, it's not a non-smoking hotel. We all had a good dinner, a buffet and a good variety, we're getting to know the others a bit better now. After dinner about a dozen joined Yusef and we all went to the seaside, had a couple of drinks and some tried the local delicacy of mussels stuffed with rice, served with a squeeze of lemon. It was a nice end to the ...
... of effort, but something was lacking from the place; deserted but for a pair of people, two dots wandering through an expanse of eroded marble.
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Next note after few days, from Fethye.
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