Melita Hotel

3 out of 5 stars3 Stars

Guraba Huseyinaga mah Sekerci Sok No 20, Istanbul, 34080, Turkey
Melita Hotel
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63%

Satisfaction Poor
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Costs 33% less but rated 28% lower than other 3 star hotels

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  • Families100
  • Couples72
  • Solo50
  • Business0

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Istanbul flooding

by zihuadeb

Hi,

Can anyone give me an update on the flooding in Istanbul such as the road closure update from Ataturk Airport to Taksim Square. Also were the Grand Bazaar and Egyptian Spice Market affected by the flooding?

Thank you for any information.

Re: Istanbul flooding

by Agraichen

Check the latest news: http://globespotters.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/11/istanbul-safe-after-floods-say-turkish-authorities/?hpw

Re: Istanbul flooding

by puerto_lover

I have been looking at live pictures from Traffic Cameras on the excellent Istanbul City's TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER web site. It looks grey and wet but traffic is moving through the City :

http://tkm.ibb.gov.tr/en-EN/index.aspx

Re: Istanbul flooding

by zihuadeb

Thanks for the traffic web cam site. Nice to see the traffic moving along.

Travel Tips for Istanbul

SULTAN ABDULAZIZ RAIL CAR & OTHERS........

by balhannah

RAHMI KOC MUSEUM........Another good display is the Trains. One of particular interest was the Sultans.

Among some of Sultan Abdulaziz achievements were.....
He established the first Ottoman railroad network and Sirkeci Train Station in Istanbul.
He established the Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
He was made the 756th Knight of the Order of the Garter in 1867 and the 127th Grand Cross of the Order of the Tower and Sword.

His beautifully restored coach was built in 1866 at Birmingham, and presented to him as a gift from the Ottoman Railway company, which operated the Izmir-Aydin route.
The Sultan used the carriage during his tour of Europe in 1867. It was restored at the Museum's workshops in 1998.

You can also take a short ride in one of the period carriages behind a diesel locomotive. The train runs every hour, on the hour on Saturdays and Sundays, and tickets are free to paying Museum visitors.

OPEN Tuesday - Friday: 10-5 PM Saturday - Sunday: 10-7 PM CLOSED MONDAYS
ADMISSION 10T/L Address: Rahmi M Koc Museum
Hasko y Cad. No: 5
Haskoy 34445 - Istanbul
Tel: (0)212 369 66 00-01-02

Web: http://www.rmk-museum.org.tr

The Best of Bosphorus..

by Erkmen

You can see many nice houses around the shores of bosphorus.. but for me these two are the best looking ones..

the red houses with its historical design and overlooking to the Bosphorus on the asian side.. and sure a small boat in front...

No Shoes Indoors!

by Geoff_Wright

It is the custom in Turkey, when entering a private house, to remove ones shoes. Having been in the Middle East previously, I know this, and even at home in England I don't wear shoes indoors. So, if you are staying with Turkish friends remember this, and take some slippers wth you.

Deniz Muzesi (Naval Museum)

by WulfstanTraveller

Istanbul has a fairly small but interesting Naval Museum on the European shore of the Bosphorus north of Dolmabahce. It contains a number of imperial Ottoman caiques, rowboats used by the Ottoman sultans, many quite large and ornate. It also possesses lanterns and other artifacts from Ottoman warships such as the battlecruiser Yavuz Sultan Selim (ex-German Goeben), the Turkish navy's last capital ship.

Carpets in Istanbul

by Pete.Gibson about carpets

As with a lot of countries in this part of the world, Carpets are a good buy, the quality does vary quite considerably so choose cafefully as a general rule of thumb the more stiches per square inch the better the quality, look around a few different shops to get an idea of availablity , ask for their price on a good quality and a poor quality , then set yourself a budget

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