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Preferred Hotel Old City

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Tayahatun Sokak No 15 Sirkeci, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Ranked #359 of 789 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Air conditioner didn't work, internet extremely slow and bad connection. Hard to sleep because of bad beds and noise under the window. Refused to give discount despite all of the above. Overall a really negative experience for 100$ a night

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Benghazi, Libya
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

it It's close to every thing Gulhana station, Sultan Ahmed station, u can go to Aya sophia , Sultan Ahmed or gulhana park walking max for 5mints . Excellent for shopping. has good location for sightseeing (walking distance). It is also based in the neighbourhood calm

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Jerusalem, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Good access to the center.Friendly staff but irresponsible. Room was enough spacious though quite shabby and filthy.Too many parts were broken.Several holes are on wall and ceiling,Black mold was in a bathroom.Dirty toilet even with label of done disinfecting.Honestly I was so surprised at such a bad quality.Unfortunately I could not sleep as quite noisy from other rooms for not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Great place to stay. Very clean and safe. The rooms are very nice . The staff are very friendly and honest. You can trust !!! very close to main and better part of te city.. Free wifi and breakfast. Güle Güle !!!

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Address: Tayahatun Sokak No 15 Sirkeci, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Preferred Hotel Old City 3.5*
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