Perched on a hill in the heart of Istanbul overlooking the Bosphorus, Hilton Istanbul offers such amenities as four restaurants, three bars; Fitness Center, outdoor pool, Turkish bath, walking track, and squash and tennis courts; safety deposit boxes; gift shop; and newsstand. The hotel also offers elevator service and laundry and dry cleaning service. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, mini-bar, in-room safe, Internet access, TV, and phone.
4 nightsNazlihan Hotel
This rustic harbor front hotel is in a remote and dramatic Aegean setting. The hotel has two restaurants and a bar. Guest rooms are decorated in authentic Turkish décor and include private bath with hair dryer, mini-bar, TV, and phone. Please note that guest rooms are quite small (please see Day 5 in the itinerary regarding the use of an overnight bag), and there is no elevator. Lodging alternatives are limited in this region of Turkey; while your one-night stay in this unique location should be quite enjoyable, the amenities (and overall quality) at the hotel will be lower than elsewhere on your tour.
1 nightSwissôtel Grand Efes
Centrally located in downtown Izmir and surrounded by landscaped gardens, the Swissôtel Grand Efes overlooks Kordon seafront promenade and the Aegean coast. This contemporary hotel offers two restaurants, bar, and café; Fitness Center; spa with steam bath, Turkish bath, salt pool, and Jacuzzi; wellness center; shopping arcade; Internet access; laundry services; tennis courts; and indoor and outdoor pools. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, tea- and coffee-making facilities, TV, and phone.
2 nightsRixos Downtown Antalya
Surrounded by spacious gardens and standing across from Konyaalti Beach, Rixos Antalya Downtown overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and Taurus Mountains. The hotel is fully equipped with a restaurant and several bars; Internet access; laundry and dry cleaning services; market; fitness center with spa, Turkish bath, sauna, massage treatments, and Jacuzzi; health center; outdoor pool; and access to a private section of Konyaalti Beach. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, TV, and phone.
3 nights for 2012; 2 nights for 2013Uchisar Kaya Hotel
UchisarOPTIONAL POST-TOUR EXTENSION
Located in the town center of Uchisar, close to shops and restaurants, the 73-room Uchisar Kaya Hotel is carved from the rocks of Cappadocia. The hotel offers several restaurants, a bar, Fitness Center, sauna, Turkish bath, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and outstanding views of Cappadocia’s Goreme Valley. Guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.Ankara HiltonOPTIONAL POST-TOUR EXTENSION
This modern tower hotel in the center of the city offers a host of amenities including a restaurant and two bars, casino, Fitness Center, Turkish bath, sauna, Jacuzzi, indoor swimming pool, and shopping center. Air-conditioned rooms have private bath with hair dryer, mini-bar, in-room safe, Internet access, TV, and phone.