My House Taksim

Kocatepe Mahallesi Caylak Sokak No 51, Istanbul, 34437, Turkey | Hotel
Prices starting from $59.00

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Beyond "where are you from?"

A travel blog entry by lawslo


... you anything,” he added, perhaps sensing that I might be growing skeptical. “I’m just here visiting friends and buying carpets for business to import to the United States,” he confided. “By the way,” he added casually, “ever thought of buying a carpet?” I just smiled and realized that I’d been had. I turned and walked away smiling with Lori and Annie.

But for all the touting and efforts at selling, my favorite thing is ...

Who said you couldn't conquer Istanbul in...2 days

A travel blog entry by jazminebattle


... Neyzen!!! They served us fish. I was excited but what I did not know was that the fish would still have all of its parts and be whole...head and all! So I decided to not be grossed out and I ate it, and actually enjoyed it! I also tried green olives wrapped in sardines, and I also tried squid! Honestly I would have never done that in the states! But I tried it and I am glad I did, oh and did I mention that the fish was amazing.

There was no better way to end my last day in ...

The fast taxi, and the furiously slow line!!

A travel blog entry by sarah_and_ox


... taxi?" Without questioning him we assumed he was a taxi driver and followed him down the taxi pickup area. Andrew then asked him "where is your taxi?" and the man said "this one" pointing at a taxi that had just pulled over at his place in the cue. It was at this point we realised this was our first scammer for the trip. As we were about to hop in the taxi the man asked for a tip (for what?) and as we had only just been to the ATM for our ...

Chora Church to Taksim Square

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc


... waterfront and it is very pleasant. There were parks, play fields, soccer pitches. Several people could be seen fishing. Eventually we arrived at the Galata Bridge and walked across. Under the bridge there are numerous restaurants. On the far (new) side, Zelma enjoyed a fish sandwich cooked on a grill on the spot and likely just bought from the adjacent vendors. The first Galata bridge was built in 1845. For 85 years it was a toll bridge and the current bridge is the ...

Istanbul: Licorice, nougat and Turkish delight

A travel blog entry by skb004


... very well and they encouraged us to come again next year. We said our goodbyes and headed back for Carmine's last dinner in Istanbul. Afterwards we resolved the Turkish delight problem. A final word on the taxis. Three days at the conference - six trips. I had read some ordinary reports about them. I pretty much found them to be happy to put on the meter, only one refused so we left him there. Many don't speak English. The ...


This hotel, located on Kocatepe Mahallesi Caylak Sokak No 51, Istanbul, is near Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii), Sultanahmet District, Ibrahim Pasa Palace (Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts), and Mosaic Museum.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good