Taxim Hill Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Concierge desk
TravelPod Member ReviewsTaxim Hill Hotel Istanbul
I had fun in this hotel very mach
and the room sooo good and nice.
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... and funnily enough there was a cute reversible snakeskin one that looked pretty good on me!
But whilst we (Philip) negotiated a 60% discount - over Apple tea - they were still very expensive and we said we'd need to discuss and get back to him. It was also off-putting, because he was being overly familiar with me ... if I can put it that way :(
I suggested we try a hole-in-the-wall type of shop, and I spied one as we ...
... it was. There were also three daggers with amazing emeralds mounted on them and a little piece of history, there is a movie made in the 1960's about the daggers being stolen, I think is starred Sir Peter Ustinov! The final visit for the day was were 22 of us went to experience Hagia Sophia. This church was built in the Byzantine capital during the 6th century and converted into a mosque by the Ottomans. Today it houses ...
... and seeing quite a bit. There's a great many pop culture orientated stores, selling everything from Game of Thrones t-shirts to old comics to novelty key chains. I spent quite a bit of time idly browsing through these. I even found myself a wristband and t-shirt for next to nothing. Both are pink of course.
When I eventually got back to the hostel I did a bit more planning for the trip ahead. I've decided to work my way up north on the trains before my trip through Croatia, ...
... had a slight suspicion they might like it and kept hoping they would be able to see some of the wonderful things that John and I have experienced over the last year and a half.
I picked them up from the airport on Thursday and introduced them to the lovely neighborhood of Sultanahmet, complete with 1500-year-old churches, 500-year-old mosques, generous views of the Bosphoros, and carpet-sellers galore. We spent the evening walking from the hotel, along the sea, ...
... and clatter, everyone in the entire restaurant burst into spontaneous applause. It was a delicious meal. On the strength of that performance, people at a couple of the nearby tables decided to order the same dish, so we were treated to a couple of encore performances. In keeping with Turkish tradition Brian ordered a glass of raki, an aniseed-flvoured liqueur drunk before the meal. A bottle of local red with the meal, and we retired to our little hotel tired and ...