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Dara Hotel Istanbul

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Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I and my family visted Dara hotel for two nights. The hotel is a perfect location 5 minutes walk to Aya Sofia and Blue Mosque . The front desk staff was very helpful. The rooms are small but comfortable and clean. Breakfast - not very rich but delicious. The breakfast room has a terrace with wonderful views. We thank all...

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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Its fair location and service for the price but the thing is its located right next to a mosque, where broadcast morning prayer call with lousy speaker at sunrise. Which maybe an issue depends on your travel plan.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I was impressed by the service of the staff especially Aytag Onal who was very helpful in making us feel at home and shaing accurate information.The hotel is clean and has a breathtaking view from the breakfast terrace on the rooftop.The breafast was good. This hotel is walking distance to the Sultanahmet area where most of the attractions are. Thank...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I stayed here for one week (Jan-22- 1 Feb'16). Hotel is in center location near Blue Mosque and other attractions. The hotel was easy to find and within walking distance from the Sultanahmet tram stop coming in from the airport. Hotel offers friendly humble very clean rooms and good breakfast at Terrance with nice view. Hotel staff is very kind...

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Sidi Bel Abbas, Algeria
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Being in Istanbul followed two years was as agreat adventure for me.Dara hotel was my first station once being there.During my period it was so good;something exceptional because of the kindness of the staff and their modesty. Breakfast full of vitamins in its different dishes supposed to be for the visitor.Nice rooms even if they are a little bit small...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Dara hotel offers friendly humble very clean rooms good food lovely staff would recommend it very much to 🗽 one looking to stay in sultanahmet area

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The hotel was easy to find and within walking distance from the Sultanahmet tram stop coming in from the airport. On arrival the check-in was quick, welcoming and friendly. I asked for a room on the second floor with a view of the mosque and the sea and they immediately moved my reservation for my choice of room without a...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Safe neighbourhood to walk after dark. Lots of restaurants in the area and close to the main tourist area surrounding the Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque etc. Great value for money and staff are very helpful!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2015

This is a lovely hotel for those who want to be near all the main sites of interest. It's a 5 min or less, very straightforward walk to Hippodrome and Sultanahmet Mosque. When we arrived the staff were very efficient at checking us in and giving all the relevant and important information. As we arrived fairly late at night, one...

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Bryanston, South Africa
Reviewed 9 October 2015

A lovely friendly hotel close to most Sultanahmet attractions, restaurants and shopping. Our room was too small, but as we did not complain about this we didn't give the hotel a chance to correct this. An excellent breakfast and a lift!

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dara Hotel Istanbul

Address: Kucuk ayasofya Mahallesi Su Terazisi Sok. No:25 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: ₹ 1,599 - ₹ 4,309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dara Hotel Istanbul 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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#173 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#187 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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“The elevator is noisy so rooms away from it are better.”
J2746RPdanielh, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Large rooms, wide space. Perfect for family, couples and adventurous people. Great quality services.”
nainnn_, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the front street, it can be noisy with traffic.”
daveburke2020, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If couples only, request one double/king bed only”
SteffLamour, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A top place for tourists, very good destinatioon. very nice veranda with very beautiful view of sea and old Istanbul.”
540medeat, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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