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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This hotel is not upmarket but is very reasonably priced when all you need is somewhere to lay your head at night and wash yourself in the morning. We went as a big family. We had breakfast on the rooftop terrace every morning which had sea views. The staff were very friendly. Beds were comfortable and it was clean. It... 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

Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed at the Dara Hotel for 6 nights. The staff was very friendly, accommodating and always ready to help. The rooms are on the small side but were very clean and bed was comfortable. Breakfast was always a treat on the rooftop terrace,and a great start to the day. To get to the hotel we took the metro and... 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

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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94 reviews 94 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed at Dara’s for four days. The service is excellent and reception managers Yilmaz and Itaz, extremely helpful. At the time of check-in they provide maps demarcating all the places of interest. This helps navigation through the city, from and to the hotel. The rooms aren’t large but comfortable and spotless. The housekeeping team is worth applauding. Our booking... 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

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stayed seven nights, perfect family holiday with three young children. Hotel is clean throughout, staff are dedicated to ensure your every request is fullfilled. Hotel location is within walking distance to all places of interest. Staff will advise you on all local amenities. Will recommend Dara Hotel as we enjoyed our stay without any issue and will visit again! Khalid... 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

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A good place to stay at your first time in Istanbul. Close to the tourist attractions and a really nice service and breakfast. In the reception they always help you with showing you where to go, calling a taxi etc. We even got to borrow a tram-card! My only negativa thing is that the last couple of days the bathroom... 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

Inverness, Scotland
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my sister November 2013. The location is perfect! A few minutes walk from the Blue Mosque and very easy to reach all the main attractions. The staff were very welcoming and it was very helpful that I was able to have direct contact via email with the hotel. On arrival we were given a map and... More

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

Fiona, 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 all of them... More

Haute Normandie
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Hotel well placed, near SultanAhmed (Blue Mosquee) and Aayasofya (Hagia Sophia) mosques and centre of Istanbul - near Tramway for Grand/egypt Bazars and Eminonu ferries/fishes ! Reception is very hospitable and good service in rooms. Good price/service evaluation.

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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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