Yusufpasa Konagi Hotel
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
How many people have used that subject line for their blog from Istanbul, I wonder? You know, one of the earliest things I remember hearing about Turkey was that song (Istanbul Not Constantinople) because my grade 6 music teacher used to make us sing along to it...along with Eye of the Tiger and the War of 1812 (which was our favourite, as I recall …
I’d forgotten we went into an old sweet shop with a cabinet full of different flavoured Turkish delight, another filled with jubes, part of the window had a display of white and red hard candy shapes which you would have immediately taken for peppermint sticks but they are apparently just sweet and not minty. They have big old sweet jars with lids, filled with goodies, so we all posed behind them – kids in a candy store, you might ...
... trip advisor we tried to find a restaurant
on the "new" side on Istanbul but we failed miserably for a good half hours,
until we found it and it was closed… We have up and got shisha on a stretch
which would have had 20+ cafes only doing shisha, was crazy. After a pretty
full day and an early 7am start the next day for our Turkey busabout tour, we
called it at about 12 and went to bed.
... customer service. We'd have to have a purchase order or SOMETHING more complicated than a phone call. Sure enough twenty minutes later here he came up these crazy stairs and it was 8 lire with tip! That's about $4.50! And they all have heated towels. Or many do. And no energy used. It's a thing on the bathroom wall that hot water from the hearing system runs through. Voila! Hot ...
... look around, trying a few different paths in the seemingly never ending labyrinth.
I met Sara at 7pm and found a local restaurant for dinner. The meal was good and afterwards we headed to the same bar that we went to after dinner a few nights before. After chatting for a while over a few beers we headed back to our respective hotels. The time over dinner and beers passed quickly and it was about 1am before I hit the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet