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Dara Hotel Istanbul

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Overview
Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi Su Terazisi Sok. No:25, Istanbul 34122 Turkey See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We recently spent three nights at the Dara Hotel. The location of this quaint, little, family owned hotel was just excellent! We travelled with a friend who has health problems, and even he was able to walk to Ayasofya, Topkapi, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Spice...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank RobynDann
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

I’ve stayed at Dara several times. The first was in 2014. I was there by myself and had a great time. The location of the hotel is perfect if you want to experience the authenticity of the city and it’s a walking distance from everything...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Mona S
Reviewed September 13, 2018

My familly and I spent our vacation this august at Dara.The hotel is perfectly located to visit the old city of Istanbul, in the heart of Sultanahmet area, no matter if you are old or young you can reach at the Ayasofya , The Hypodrome,...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank sabahoglusena
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Wery good hotel in good location with beauthiful terace. Personal in the hotel is wery good and they behave wery good. When you are in the hotel it feels like you are at your own home. The hotel is wery close to the Sultan Ahtmet...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Amra-Emir I
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I'm picky about cleaness and breakfast and i really enjoyed my residence in this hotel. First of all the personnel were kind, helpful and friendly. The location was very good and perfect access to main transportation points like tramway station and ferribot port. It's also...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank mona k
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About
Description
The Hotel Dara is located at the heart of the Old City in Istanbul. Historically, the building was once used as a sweet Ottoman mansion, which was renovated as a Hotel in 2009. Hotel Dara has 50 seat capacity with a More rooftop restaurant. Along with a team of professional staff, it offers a great opportunity for its guests to have their rich breakfast while enjoying the mystical view of the Marmara Sea and the beautiful Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
33
Price range
$31 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
33
Price range
$31 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
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Nearby
Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
...More
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Zaina09
August 12, 2018|
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Response from mona k | Reviewed this property |
i hope its not late to answer.... yes it does
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sabahoglusena
April 21, 2018|
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Response from SaEdeh H | Reviewed this property |
Hello It is not my hotel I was just a passenger like you,not more
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October 23, 2017|
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Response from hoteldara | Property representative |
Hello, Yes there is .. Sorry for late response. Have a nice day. DARA HOTEL
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Room Tips
"Try to book a room on an upper level which may be quieter. I was on the first floor and it was a bit noisy."
bellydancer11231940
Oct 14, 2017
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"The elevator is noisy so rooms away from it are better."
J2746RPdanielh
Jan 6, 2017
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"Large rooms, wide space. Perfect for family, couples and adventurous people. Great quality services."
nainnn_
Nov 1, 2016
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"Avoid the front street, it can be noisy with traffic."
daveburke2020
Sep 4, 2016
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