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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 #251 of 748 Istanbul B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Vacation with friend for Christmas from 21 to 26 December 2013. Preferred Hotel Old City - small hotel, perfect location, very close to the main attractions of Istanbul (Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque). Very responsive, friendly and professional persoonal. The only possible drawback - required small renovation in the rooms. But in any case your stay depends on your mood,... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This hotel is just perfect. Normally when i go to istanbul I was staying at the taksim or besiktas area. This time , because of the demo in turkey I preferred to stay at sirkeci area which is close to old city sultanahmet, sirkeci harbour to go to Asia side. I was not expecting something high class but I was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

This hotel is in a brilliant location for exploriing Istanbul. It is within walking distance of the attractions in the Old City such as the Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, the Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar and Egyptian Spice Market. It is located next to a lovely park where you can see the locals picnicking. The hotel is in between... More

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California, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

hotel was perfect because the staff make the hotel so great. they are so helpfull.after the breakfast any time when they see us in the hotel they offered us free drinks,and tolking about what we do... they giwe us good advisess for every where. especially for cıty tours they recumend us the cheapest way for to trawel. the hotels breakfast... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I was in istanbul with my husband for 6 days we love the cıty so much it was great time in our life the hotel in heart of the cıty from the hotel to go ewery where is easy close to all special placess spice bazaar,grand bazaar,sultanahmet area,fameus museums to every where ....... But ı would like actually ı must... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We were a group of 5 persons and we stayed in 2 rooms, a double and a triple. Both rooms had large windows surrounding half of the room, cozy beds and were very clean. The hotel is situated at 10 min walking distance to Topkapi Palace. The staff is amazing, i can say that i got to see them more... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

The service was fantastic and every possible concern is taken care of. The rooms are cozy with comfortable beds and large windows. The breakfast is great with a decent selection. The hotel is located near everything imaginable. Public transit is a two minute walk and can take you virtually anywhere. All amenities are up to date and working. The terrace... More

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El Jadida, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

We had a great time in Istanbul and the hotel was very good. The best part of the hotel was the staff, lovely people! They were kind and very helpful, I want to thanks all of them.... The location was wonderful, close to all historical monuments and the Bosphorus too. I recommend preferred hotel old city one hundred percent. Naz,... More

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Address: Tayahatun Sokak No 15 Sirkeci, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #251 of 748 B&Bs / Inns in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Preferred Hotel Old City 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"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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