Ottoman Hotel Park
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Here we are. We have made it to our first destination. The people are great. Very friendly. The city ıs buzzıng wıth lıfe. We are both feelıng a lot better after our very long afternoon snooze! :) We have a long five hour drive tomorrow morning to Gallipoli. I would like to give you more details about the place rıght now but my head is fuzzy! The …
... current level and shows scenes from everyday life as well as the mythical.
We returned to the hotel to meet Christine and Ron who we are travelling with for the next 3 weeks. Even though they had just flown in they were up to a walk around. We headed over to the Spice Market which was very colourful and seemed much more real than the very touristy Grand Bazaar. With Ron now here many, many more pixels will be used up as he carries over 20lbs of camera with ...
... Dorian, Duman and manga have become more prevalent. New influences have created a wide range of genres, from the Seattle Sound to heavy or doom metal and rap-core. Although these bands don't aren’t as folk based, they still draw on many folk instruments and sounds. The introduction of Rap into the culture has allowed for Turkish rap to become more main stream.
Greek pop music that ...
... the hotel and rested for a bit. When we were hungry we went out and got some lunch, I had a chicken chip and salad wrap. When we got back to the hotel we rested a bit more and got ready to walk to the museums about 2 km from our hotel. It was boring when we got there so I just walked through and waited at the end. Then we walked back to the hotel and we had dinner at the hotel ...
... to Prayer as they both had the loudspeakers in readiness - Sarah thought they were going to have a 'Call to Prayer - off', but instead the Blue Mosque started with the first verse then stopped and waited for the Hagia Sofia to do their first verse, then continued like this all the way through - each having a turn. It was almost like the two mosques were singing to each other- very special! We also saw security guards on 3 wheeled segways!! So funny when one of them sped over ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsOttoman Hotel Park Istanbul
We stayed nighs at this hotel and we really enjoyed our stay. The service is very person and all the staff are very friendly.
It has a great location, you can explore some of the most famous places with just a short walk (Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace) .
Very good breakfast buffet in the top floor terrace with beautiful views.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.