Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Tennis Court
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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 …
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... to be in Izmir on Sunday the 27th March at 5.00 pm for a pre-pick up bike briefing by Dave MILLIGAN from Get Routed, our bike shipper. All bikes imported into Turkey are entered into the passport of the owner and unless this was done correctly and the bureacrats satisfied, then the bike goes no where. Dave wanted us all there to on the afternoon of the 27th March to guide us through this minefield so arriving a day late on Monday ...
... the scrolls in the library but later they were all burned in Epypt.
Finally,we went to the mosque of Isabey, originally from the 14th century. Our guide told us how the material to build the mosque was from the Church of Saint John and that material was originally from the Temple of Artemis, so the building material went from a temple to a church to a mosque. We also viewed an ancient hamam or turkish bath structure.
... was stopped by a security guard. Of
course, I stood out like a sore thumb. He politely led me into the plant office to explain
myself to the site manager.
Well, it seems that I had come up a back way, and had unbeknownst to myself, trespassed
into a gold mine!
The site manager was a fellow in his late forties, I'd say. He spoke some English. I was bid
to sit down while some phone calls were made. And, of ...