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Dara Hotel Istanbul

3.0 of 5 Kucuk ayasofya Mahallesi Su Terazisi Sok. No:25 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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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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Halifax, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there 8 nights! Not enough. Had family with me, kids and parents. The staff were really friendly and helpful. Was a few minutes walk to the Blue Mosque, eating places all over the place. Hotel was clean, breakfast was nice, free Wi-Fi, mineral water, could not ask for anything else. The view's from the terrace were beautiful : )

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

Dear Valued Guest , I would like to thank you for spending the time to write above review about your accommodation at our hotel. I am happy to be acknowledged that you had a very good stay with us and you are happy for your experience. I have also informed my colleague with your nice comments in order to make... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were exemplary, friendly, helpful and most courteous. Aside from house keeping, who were totally inefficient.The hotel itself is dingy and shabby, although it's obvious an effort to freshen it up has been made. The reception area is as welcoming as a dungeon with almost no daylight.The windows in my room were small and the curtains didn't fit. My... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very good, staff friendly and polite, clean rooms and sea view from window. Directly opposite the historic masjid Sokullu Pasha and 2 mins walk away from the Blue Mosque an excellent location for Muslims especially who would like to pray all salah s in a masjid.

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

Dear Valued Guest , I would like to thank you for spending the time to write above review about your accommodation at our hotel. I am happy to be acknowledged that you had a very good stay with us and you are happy for your experience. I have also informed my colleague with your nice comments in order to make... More

Kungsbacka, Hallands Län, Sweden
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To start with, the staff was very friendly and service minded around the clock. We had two rooms, the smaller one facing a mosque and with a view of the Marmara, the other larger facing an inner courtyard. That room had no sea view but was more hidden from the early morning mosque chants, which starts at around 0530, be... More

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

Dear Valued Guest , I would like to thank you for spending the time to write above review about your accommodation at our hotel. I am happy to be acknowledged that you had a very good stay with us and you are happy for your experience. I have also informed my colleague with your nice comments in order to make... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel with top service, very modern with touch of Turkish traditions and culture.Would like to come again, Thanks! I strongly recommend it specially to foreign visitors because they have a great front desk who are welcoming gave great advise of where to visit in Istanbul such as landmarks in the city and the great old historical places that Istanbul... More

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

Dear Valued Guest , I would like to thank you for spending the time to write above review about your accommodation at our hotel. I am happy to be acknowledged that you had a very good stay with us and you are happy for your experience. I have also informed my colleague with your nice comments in order to make... More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I shared a room with 2 others. Beds were comfortable and there was plenty of space. The en suite bathroom was very spacious. The location was excellent for viewing the historical sites. Breakfast was adequate and the view was great. Good value for money.

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

Dear Valued Guest , I would like to thank you for spending the time to write above review about your accommodation at our hotel. I am happy to be acknowledged that you had a very good stay with us and you are happy for your experience. I have also informed my colleague with your nice comments in order to make... More

Silver Spring, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Okay, so I liked this hotel overall but due to a few mishaps I was not able to give Dara a higher rating. The primary reason was due to the air conditioner going out on our first night. It was very hot that night so of course this made sleeping difficult. The front desk attempted to repair it that night... More

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

Dear Valued Guest , I would like to thank you for spending the time to write above review about your accommodation at our hotel. I am sorry to be informed that you had some technical problems during your stay. As soon as I read your review, I checked your rooms and repaired them. I have also informed my colleague with... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

It was our first visit to Istanbul. We stayed at Dara hotel. Our experience was good because we chose the best possible location. It is in historical part of the city and we have visited all places just walking in the places near the hotel. Additional advantage was the restaurant at the top of hotel with amazing view on Bosphorus.... More

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

Dear Valued Guest , I would like to thank you for spending the time to write above review about your accommodation at our hotel. I am happy to be acknowledged that you had a very good stay with us and you are happy for your experience. I have also informed my colleague with your nice comments in order to make... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Booked the hotel after reading reviews and it turned out to be better ttan expected. Party of three with two double rooms, I had a double as a single. Rooms very clean and comfortable. Air conditioning, television, safe and fridge in each of the two rooms which were on the second floor at the front of the hotel. Air conditioning... More

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

Dear Valued Guest , I would like to thank you for spending the time to write above review about your accommodation at our hotel. I am happy to be acknowledged that you had a very good stay with us and you are happy for your experience. I have also informed my colleague with your nice comments in order to make... More

Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I visit often Istanbul and every time I live in this very beauteful and coquette hotel , where everything is excellent . The rooms are very nice and extremely clean , the roof- terrace for breakfast has a wonderful panorama to the Marmara Sea and to a very old historical mosque and the breakfast is amazing with more than 50... More

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

Dear Valued Guest , I would like to thank you for spending the time to write above review about your accommodation at our hotel. I am happy to be acknowledged that you had a very good stay with us and you are happy for your experience. I have also informed my colleague with your nice comments in order to make... More

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Address: Kucuk ayasofya Mahallesi Su Terazisi Sok. No:25 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Dara Hotel Istanbul 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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