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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 #351 of 777 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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Nyiregyhaza, Hungary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We stayed in the basement family room. The room itself was poor and dirty, the duvet was also untidy. The bathroom was renovated , looked modern but not clean. It is located near the center, the price is not bad and it contains the breakfast which is also satisfying. The staff speak english and they are very helpful and friendly.... More

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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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service
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"Centrally located in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet area, Historical Preferred Hotel Old City is situated only walking distance away from Istanbul’s popular historical attractions, Topkapi Palace, Aya Sofia, Blue Mosque, Spice and Grand Bazaars. Our hotel restoration took 3 years. İt is decorated with handy-crafts, engravings,forged iron, paintings, glassware, etc, which are reflecting Ottoman naval force history and different periods of Turkey's history. Historical Preferred Hotel Old City offers comfortable accommodations with traditional and modern features at it's best. Each room has LCD TV, free Wi-Fi, air condition and private bathrooms; some rooms provide sea view. Guests can enjoy breakfast with traditional Turkish specialties and some international classics at the restaurant of the hotel" ... more   less 
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