The Bostanci Hotel
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
Today we went in search of the Grand Bazaar but what we didn't know was that it was not open on Sunday. So we walked for about half an hour to a big mosque called the Blue Mosque. We were going to go in but you have to be dressed a certain way which we weren't. We carried on walking ...
... I thought there was no chance, but somehow I made it with 5 minutes to spare. Unfortunately, I didn't have time to pick up a bottle of water, so I'm gonna be real thirsty after 5 hours on this hot and slightly stale train. But I'll take that over waiting two hours for the next train. Thankfully I bought some dried figs in Istanbul, so I have that for sustenance. From the train window, the terrain is flat and mustard brown. I see shabby two story square houses ...
... Muslims turned it into a mosque, and mini turk the minimized landmarks of turkey and it also had some historic battles described as small armies and taksim street where shopping happens and at the center you can feed the birds and enjoy the nice ...
... Anna’s mum Jacqui.
Jacqui drove us to Gatwick airport. We checked in our bags and made our way into the departure lounge to kill some time before our gate was opened. This part of the airport could easily be mistaken for a shopping mall. There is an array of shops, bars and restaurants. After a short stroll around we settled down at a table in the Jamie Oliver Italian Bistro bar on the second floor overlooking the busy consumers below zipping ...
... into a few traffic police. In Turkey there aren't very many rules about pretty much anything so hitch hiking isn't a problem but 1 of the policemen thought it would be better if they helped out a little and they stopped a truck for us and told the guy he had to take us. In my opinion not the best way to hitch, more likely to **** the driver off, which is exactly what happened here! The driver didn't speak a word ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
Room very clean. Hotel staffs are good.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.