Hotel Valide Sultan Konagi
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Valide Sultan Konagi Istanbul
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... looked at a map and thought that a transfer would be the easiest option, we paid 120 TRY (which was 60 nzd). Think was a bit pricey but was the fastest option. As we were driving through Istanbul to get to our hotel, we got to see how busy and crazy the city is. People everywhere, a lot of poverty, ladies walking down the middle of the road with babies knocking on windows and asking for money. It seemed cars and ...
... the manufacturing of the different pieces, the museum was absolutely humongous, with a variety of cars, motorbikes, bicycles, horse driven carts, trains, boats, a submarine, aero planes, steam engines, farming equipment, diving equipment and computers plus heaps of other things. I enjoyed it (not many others did) because I love to know how things work, also just taking a look at everything was great. Dom and I had some tea on the boat there that is like a floating restaurant. Next we ...
... the food just as good – the home made pasta and roasted meat were both outstanding. The kids were noisy, the discussion was ebullient and overall a wonderful evening.
This morning we woke up very early and Toni took us to the Rome Airport at Fumincino. The trip was reasonably good and then we negotiated the VAT tax, Visas and 90 day stay better than we’d hope for. The Turkish Airlines flight was also fine although we both thought the plane made a funny noise! ...
... thoroughfares. Often they check buses and trucks. We presumed they were looking for illegals. Our passports were checked and, with big grins, they waved us on. This was our 3rd time and each time the police were super friendly and courteous.
Expressway through Scenic Areas
The toll road to Istanbul was quite scenic with plenty of green agricultural space and lakes.
Our first breakfast in Turkey was a welcome relief from the sweet pastries and cakes on offer in Sorrento! Sitting in the breakfast room on the top floor, overlooking the Istanbul rooftops towards the water, we enjoyed a healthy brekky of bread, olives, curd cheese and fresh vegetables! We then set off to catch a bus to the main port where we jumped on a full length Bosphorus ferry tour - the river that divides Europe ...