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Dara Hotel Istanbul

#249 of 992 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Kucuk ayasofya Mahallesi Su Terazisi Sok. No:25 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Dara Hotel Istanbul
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Ranked #249 of 992 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice small hotel with a few minutes walk to Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia, great location for tourists..Hotel staff are friendly and helpful Breakfast was sensational. Great Terrace thoroughly enjoyable

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found the view from the terrace on roof amazing view.staff are very friendly the rooms are comfortable for what you pay for and location to the blue mosque and other sites are amazingly close.fro. The terrace you get a amazing view of the sea

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little hotel a few minutes away from the Blue Mosque and Aya Sophia, in a rather quiet and charming area. Our room was a bit small for my taste (we booked a triple room). But that was the only inconvenient (the annoyment of not being able to put your clothes in a closet because there is none). Otherwise all... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rarely give poor reviews and am a bit sceptical of other low ratings when I read them. But with the Dara Hotel I felt the acid test was whether I would return and whether I would recommend it to a friend. On both counts I would have to say “no”. When we arrived we were put in tiny room... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Everytime when I come in Istanbul, i stay in my heart's hotel, where i feel like in my family...Hotel is very good, in a special location near the St, Sofia and neat the Blue Mosque, near the Marmara Sea, whom panorama I can see every morning at breakfast and every evening , from the marvellous terrace of the hotel... The... More 

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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed here for a few nights on a sight seeing trip and we had chosen the hotel because of its location. We were not at all disappointed as the hotel was a few minutes from the main sights and a number of traditional restaurants. It involves a hundred yards up a steep street, a right turn down for a... More 

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112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We came to Istanbul for a city break and therefore wanted a hotel which was close to the main sites. On arrival at the hotel we were greeted by friendly staff who took time to mark on a map for us the main sites - most of which were very close to our hotel. It took less than five minutes... More 

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Constanta, Romania
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I have stayed at the Dara Hotel in the past many times so I know its location and the quality of the rooms and of the services and of the staff. I came back every few months with great pleasure in this very beautiful hotel from historical area of Sultanahmet. I like this boutique hotel so clean so coquette where... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have stayed at the Dara Hotel in the past so know its location and the quality of the rooms. This is why I chose it for my one night stay in Istanbul and why I prepaid for the room with an internet booking service. Unfortunately, on my arrival at the Dara I was told all the rooms had been... More 

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hoteldara, Director of Sales at Dara Hotel Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I am sorry to be informed that you had a disturbance accommodation in our hotel. It was sadness for us to have a last minute technical problem and took you another building of our hotel. It was second time you made reservation to our hotel and we could not host you comfortable. I accept the hotel’s mistake.... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We stayed for two nights and it was a pleasant stay.The room was very basic, nothing special. Quite small too, they couldn't fit the bedside table next to the bed. But we had huge windows. Bathroom was small too, only a standing shower which did not drain the water fast enough and water pressure was quite low. Service was excellent,... More 

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