Planning a trip to Istanbul? Best Western Hotel St. Sophia
offers a great winter special - stay four nights pay for three.
There are also a couple of useful tips if you plan to travel
during peak holidays and how to do this the least stressful way.
Due to increased travel activity we have opened eight new
offices, which include two regional and six national. Read more
special: Get up to 70% discount in Istanbul!
Best Western Hotel St. Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey,
recently joined us as a member hotel. They have a
special offer for you: Stay 4 nights and pay only for 3!
At Hotel Express rate of course.
The hotel offer Hotel Express members normally 60% off
rack rate but if you stay four nights you will only pay
Euro 144 (single room) compared to regular rack rate
which is Euro 480. You will save over Euro 300!
The hotel was built as a mansion next to Hagia Sophia
for Ottoman Pasha in 1856, restored and then reopened in
1998 as a small but luxury " Special Class"
four stars hotel. Located in the centre of Sultanahmet
as well as in walking distance to all historical places
- Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and Grand
Best Western Hotel Saint Sophia provides you with a
warm and familiar atmosphere with its skilled personnel
and modern hotel facilities. All hotel rooms are
equipped with air-conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar,
international direct dial telephone, Internet connection
and bathtub. The luxury bathrooms also have hair dryers
Besides, you can have traditional Turkish and world
cuisine in their "Historical Restaurant" and
if you want to you can end the night in Theodora Bar
where you can taste Hotel Saint Sophia's special
cocktails and various worldwide drinks.
Best Western Hotel St. Sophia
Contact person: Taner Kaya
Alemdar Cad No 2
Tel: +90 212 528 0973
Fax: +90 212 511 5491
Offer valid November 01 - December 24 and
January 03 - March 31. Ask for their special winter
offer for HEI members.
Christmas only a month away, we all know how stressful
it can be travelling with what feels like a million
The combination of large crowds and travellers' strong
desire to get to their families in time can result in a
harrowing airport experience. But there are things you
can do to prevent stressful airport episodes from
Book tickets and accommodations well in advance.
It is no surprise that airlines and hotels get booked
quickly during busy holiday season, but also keep in
mind that car rentals and transportation to and from the
airport should be arranged ahead of time.
Arrive at the airport early
Allow extra time for traffic. Remember, airport parking
lots can fill up very quickly, so finding a spot can be
difficult. Holiday travellers often have to park in
alternate lots and take shuttle service to the terminal.
Long lines and crowds also slow down travellers and with
the possibility of airlines overselling flights,
passengers who check in the latest are likely to get
Know baggage limits and keep gifts unwrapped in
case of inspection.
Security is heightened during peak travel time, so
packages are inspected more frequently. Be sure to tag
all carry-on and checked baggage. It is also important
to inquire about baggage limits since they can vary
according to airline, type of aircraft and destination.
Keep a constant watch of all belongings.
Pickpockets love crowds. Travellers should always be
mindful of their surroundings and keep a close watch on
all their belongings, including tickets, watches and
of the week: Holiday Inn Bratislava - Bratislava
Holiday Inn Bratislava is situated in an important
business district, 2km from downtown and 40km from
Vienna's airport Schwechat.
Holiday Inn Bratislava creates the ideal atmosphere
for a relaxing stay, no matter whether you are there on
business or on holiday. The restaurant Brasseria, the
winter garden as well as the lobby bar and the fitness
center all contribute to make your stay even more
month we have 68 new hotels in the following countries:
Belgium, Botswana, Cambodia, Denmark, El Salvador,
Finland, France, Ghana, Honduras, Italy, Norway,
Romania, Slovakia, South Africa, Sweden, Turkey and USA.
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to increased travel activity we have opened two
regional offices in Asia, located in Tokyo (Japan) and
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). We have also opened six
Five of our new national offices are located in Asia
- more specifically in Phnom-Penh (Cambodia), Shanghai
(China), Seoul (South Korea), Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
and Singapore (Singapore). Last but not least we have
also opened an office in Saudia Arabia, which is located
So, if you are a member in these countries, it will
be useful to know that our staff here will assist you
with booking for your travels abroad and answer any
questions you may have. For more specific location and
contact information, please take a look at the national
offices' page at our website. You can also just click on
the link below.