Taksim Plussuite Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Taksim Plussuite Hotel Istanbul
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... of older Greek people at the front of the stage and a couple of the old guys were very into the belly dancing. She got a group of the boys up from our group, Si included, and did a funny dance with them ( I managed to record the whole thing). Afterwards a man sang for the rest of the evening and we danced a bit (after unlimited alcohol some people were well on their way). The bus took us to a club after and they were playing music we would listen to back home so ...
... in and out among buses and cars laughing until he nearly cried. He would then (still with his foot hard to the floor) turn around and talk with the Blonde One asking where she was from and somehow still managing to weave in and out of traffic at an outrageous speed. We had been "warned" by a chatty London cabby that the men in Turkey were fast but this was not necessarily what we thought he was ...
... roommates. We checked in and did what we do best; we found the nearest McCafe, bought cappuccinos and set out on a 3 hour city tour on our own. Sofia ended up being just another large concrete jungle with a few beautiful cathedrals, mosques, synagogues and government buildings. We were getting quite bored as this was the 10th country in which we have explored a large capital city when suddenly we heard a group of people chanting and ...
... from a proper restaurant (where we chose to eat it) but also available from food carts along the harbour. As the name suggests, it is a small grilled fish on a bread roll filled with salad. It's is pretty tasty and something (I believe) you cannot miss whilst in Istanbul. To be honest there was many things on offer on the street, from roasted chestnuts, sweet donut balls, pickle juice, pretzels, ice cream, Turkish delight, baklava... almost endless variety. That night ...
... better than Red Bull!) and over the day there were a variety of teas including apple, orange and pomegranate. Some how after lunch we found ourselves in a carpet showroom with a sales pitch. We were polite and looked at heaps of styles. The hand made carpet industry is fading away as mass production has taken over. Some rugs take up to 8 years to make.
Next stop is the Topkapi Palace where the sultans ruled up until the mid 1800's. There were interesting displays ...