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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Emek Istanbul
Good location behind Sirkeci station.
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... Istanbul) to a tea! Or in this case, a piece of baklava!
“If you fancied, a piece of baklava could pose as a metaphor for time spent in Istanbul. It’s layer against layer of colour and interest, contrasting stickily sweet with grit (some of which is nuts). When it’s bad, it can be all too much. There’s too much noise (sometimes it’s from the pastry, sometimes from the crowds). It can be chaotic. But when it’s good, it’s sublime”.
... on a full night of sleep but I'm not even sure about that.
We worked our way out of the Cistern and even while I was climbing the steps a guy came up to me and was trying to sell me a carpet. Sheesh! We headed back to the Blue Mosque because it would be reopening soon. One of the tactics the salesmen used was to be "helpful" as in, "the Mosque is closed for prayer right now" or, "Are you heading to Hagia Sophia? It's this way." That way you'll engage ...
... singing and playing a handheld drum. The singer spoke excellent English and helped us order. Judy, the smart one, ordered tea. I ordered black, Turkish coffee. One taste, and I asked for milk, which they had to go next door to buy. I'm such a pain! It was tough getting milk into that tiny cup with coffee so thick the spoon would stand up!! This will be my last Turkish coffee of the trip! :). Amazingly, I was able to get to sleep without a problem. ...
... over the place did a bit of waiting in the hot bus then dropped us back handy to our hotel to start the walking tour. Went to the Sophia palace which I thought was stunning, went into one of the halls within the palace and saw the most amazing jewels and the biggest diamond I have ever seen(. They were lucky wives way back then). The day ended with dinner on the roof top of a restaurant overlooking the ...
... least with the quality of the food, Josh's meal was overcooked and they forgot to give him vegetables, and when the "Free" dessert was being served, we were told there was no choice and we would be given baklava. We advised we were promised free DESSERT and no specific items, and therefore should receive the dessert of choice; we were successful.
Turkey as a whole was a wonderful experience. Visiting the somber site of Gallipoli, the ...