hotels in istanbul

Old Apr 17th, 2006, 04:06 AM
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hotels in istanbul

my husband and i are headed to istanbul for 7 nights. we are planning to stay at the four seasons for 5 of 7 nights. would you recommend staying at the sumahan, hyatt or ritz for the other two?
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Ritz was great! Not as nice as Four Seasons but still very nice. I have information at
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I, the Great and Powerful Thingorjus, recommend the Ritz-Carlton Istanbul if you want to be near the Bosphorus. It is a short walk uphill to Taksim area where the Intercontinetal, Divan, and Hyatt hotels are located. You can also easily walk to the Dolmabahce Palace.

I am one of the famous residents of Fodorville who doesn't like Sultanahmet. I think it is too tourisy--no real Stambulis around except carpet dealers. I like to be among the citizens of the places I visit. You will see a great mix of Stambuli society if you get out of Sultanahmet and go to other places like Beyoglu, Ortakoy, and Nisantasi.

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If you want to stay on the Bosphorus, try the Ciragan Palace.It is near Ortakoy, Dolmabace palace and other interesting neighborhoods.Enjoy your stay.
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I loved the Four Seasons. You can walk to many of the sights from your hotel.
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If staying in Asia is OK for you, which normally should be Ok given timeframe Sumahan for sure. Otherwise Ritz is also a very nice hotel.

Happy travelling,

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I recently stayed at the Marmara Hotel in Taksim. It was nice-- however it's not near most of the tourist spots.
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