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Preferred Hotel Old City

Tayahatun Sokak No 15 Sirkeci, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Ranked #419 of 871 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sterling, Virginia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked online for my family of 5 with 3 small children and upon arrival to the hotel after a very long journey of 10 hours, they informed me that they had given my room to another customer and didn't have a room for me. They offered a room on the street that had only one bed, the room... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

When we arrived there in a group,they make us to wait for quite a long time. After some times, they finally told us that they did not have room because their hotel was in renovation. They should just told us earlier by email or something before we arrived there.then,they find for us a nearby hotel which is more expensive that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Nice place with really helpful staff (friendly and always willing to advise). It´s very close to Topkapi, Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosqe... There are also many restaurants, bars and shops in the neighborhood. I recommend!

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Gokhan1-HotelManager, Genel Müdür at Preferred Hotel Old City, responded to this review

Dear Guest; We thank you for recently visiting at our Hotel and the time taken to share your comment with us. We are honored to note your satisfaction with our service and that you had an excellent stay with us. It is always encouraging for us to learn that our guests are satisfied with our services as it is what... More 

Merida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Staff is Amazing and will go out of the way to help you ... it's great really ... some of the rooms are not the best quality but if you plan to walk every where in old town Istanbul and have a great location to train station, markets, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi. .. this place is amazing ... the... More 

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Gokhanbi, Genel Müdür at Preferred Hotel Old City, responded to this review

Dear Guest; We thank you for recently visiting at our Hotel and the time taken to share your comment with us. We are honored to note your satisfaction with our service and that you had an excellent stay with us. It is always encouraging for us to learn that our guests are satisfied with our services as it is what... More 

Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

This is a great hotel. Stayed there 2 days. Manager was really helpful. Showed and explained the main attraction areas and how to get there. Had a family room which was basic but clean and to the point. Bathroom was huge but not very appealing to go in for some reason. Breakfast had lots of variety. Staff was really friendly.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights end June. Room was good. Excellent staff. The Manager Zafer and rest of the staff were very friendly and helpful.We were welcomed at the reception by Diar. While we waited for our room, he offered us Turkish coffee and it was a pleasure to have it sitting outside the hotel entrance. Another day, I wanted... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I stayed at this hotel late June with 3 other friends. We booked through STA which was another mistake. When we arrived we were told they had no room available for the night and moved us to the hotel next door. The next day we went back and were told they will have something for us in the evening. In... More 

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I really can't believe people rate this hotel so high!!! Before choosing a hotel in Istanbul I read reviews and to be honest - I was cheated by the good reviews about this hotel. The only pluses of this hotel are the central location and friendly staff. First of all the hotel looked shabby from the outside, but we didn't... More 

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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Excellent hotel. Great staff. Very helpful. Available 24/7. Dayyar.. We cant forget the help extended by you. The breakfast had a large variety of items and eberything very tasty. Even the cruise rides and big buss were made Available from the hotel. Perfect location. Friendly & real neighbourhood. The street is full of restaurants and shopping places. It is near... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I reserved a family room through booking.com at this hotel. When I arrived they said they gave my room to another family. Forced me to go to another hotel and charged my credit card for nothing. Cheaters.

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