My introduction to Istanbul began with the airport.Sabiha Gokcen Airport. A small but modern airport. Passport control – a matter of minutes. Put the stamp in the passport and no questions asked. Opposite the airport there are buses of Havatas company. To reach the hotel Maywood need a bus that goes to Taksim. They go on a schedule, but if the bus is full, then leaves before. The road to Taksim took me about an hour (any traffic jams at lunch time I didn’t notice). The fare is 14 lire (1 Lira = about 20 rubles). From Taksim get to the hotel by taxi less than half an hour.
The location is the best that you can imagine! Hotel Maywood is located on the quietest street, but it should take a few minutes, within walking distance is all the fun there is to see in Istanbul… the Check took about two minutes. The first thing brought a welcome cocktail. I must say,…suddenly the Room gave a good, on the 2nd floor, but overlooking the courtyard. Continue reading
Hotel Belles Rives is a legendary hotel . located in the heart of Juan-Les-Pins (Juan-les-Pins) close to the beach, just a short drive from Cannes and nice international airport. The history of the hotel dates from 1925, when Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda, arriving in Antibes, rented a beautiful Villa Saint-Louis (Villa Saint-Louis), which in 1929 was converted into the Hôtel Belles Rives. For offers luxurious and comfortable rooms of four categories: Deluxe Suite, Deluxe Room, Superior Room and Classic Room with views of the Lerins Islands, the Esterel massif or cap d’antibes. Each room has all the amenities of a modern hotel, including a balcony, a flat-screen TV, wifi Internet, safe box, mini bar, hair dryer, Bathrobe, Slippers and toiletries brand Penhaligon’s. Guests can dine in the gastronomic restaurant “La Passagère”, equipped with a splendid panoramic terrace and an elegant piano bar “Fitzgerald”, part of the prestigious Association “Cafés Historiques et Patrimoniaux d’europe”.
Luxury room can comfortably accommodate up to 600 guests, and world-class cuisine are the perfect environment for social events of any type – conferences, presentations,business Lunches, gala evenings, wedding ceremonies, wine tastings and cocktail parties. Continue reading