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Hotel Djem

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have just spent our second stay at Hotel Djem, in the heart of Sultanahmet, right next to the Blue Mosque. After staying in a 5 star hotel in Istanbul, we would rather stay at Hotel Djem any day. Thank you so much Can and Ersin for your hospitality and excellent Service. You made us feel so very welcome. We... More 

Thank robhannafuchs
Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

 The hotel was amazing. The staff was extremely helpful, the breakfast was good and plentiful. Our room was clean and comfortable. The hotel is in a best location ever, close to the tram station, several large mosques, restaurants, and the fame bazar. The street is quiet and just a few steps away from a nice public square, Aya Sofia, Blue... More 

Thank AlexanderVido
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Located in the very center of Istanbul, nice hotel with friendly and attentive hosts. The room was colorfully decorated in national style and nicely aromatized. Our windows were directly facing minarets of Sultan Ahmet mosque. Breakfast with Turkish dishes was excellent. Proper choice if you like to get in touch with Turkish culture.

Thank Evgeny_G_P
hoteldjem, Manager at Hotel Djem, responded to this review

We were delighted to have you in our hotel. It is precious to know you were satisfied with your stay. All the best Can More 

Hyattsville, Maryland
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114 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I really enjoyed Hotel Djem and would return again. It's a great location -- quiet, at the end of a small street, but also -- close to the primary tourist sites I was there to see. The manager was tremendously helpful, too. Recommend it highly.

Thank ryan61562
hoteldjem, Manager at Hotel Djem, responded to this review

Every minute of your existence was a gift to our hotel. Thank you for choosing our hotel and granting us the opportunity to know you. Best Regards Can More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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92 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The hotel is well located, right next to the Blue Mosque and a few minutes away from all the major attractions as well as the tram. The rooms are beautifully decorated and large. The communal areas are decorated with beautiful carpets and art work. There were plenty restaurants close by for dinner. We found the staff very helpful in advising... More 

Thank Smurf59
Cumbria, UK
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

All I can say is that Hotel Djem lives up to its high rating. If it is a 5 star hotel you are looking for this is not the place for you, but if you want a lovely clean and comfortable room, very friendly and accomodating owners, good choice at breakfast (cold buffet), and probably the no.1 location in Istanbul... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2015

What a special place this hotel is! Tucked away on a quaint side street, but only a five minute walk to the Blue Mosque, Djem is exactly what I was looking for. Filled with art, tapestries and carved wood, the hotel staff is warm and welcoming. Before I arrived, I arranged for transport from the airport (very reasonable price) and,... More 

1 Thank DC-Ginnie
Invercargill, New Zealand
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230 reviews
80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This really is an amazing little gem in a back street behind the Blue Mosque. We came off a cruise ship and caught the tram to Sultanahmet and it was a 5 min walk - beats taking a taxi in the rush hour! We were very early for our scheduled check in, but Omir at the reception desk was really... More 

2 Thank dippy_sal
Liphook, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

An excellent hotel. Rooms are good with air con. The hotel backs onto the Blue Mosque so early morning calls from the minaret ensure you will be awake. But you will be in the heart of historic and cultural Istanbul. A short walk will take you to the Topkapi Palace, the Hajia Sofia, and the Basillica Cistern. The managers, Cafer,... More 

1 Thank Paleflier
Honolulu, Hawaii
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

You'd be hard pressed to find a better place to stay. At a very reasonable cost, the staff at Hotel Djem were extremely helpful and provided us everything we needed. Omer and Cafer always greeted us with a smile and provided us with great info on where to go and what to do. The hotel is located next to the... More 

1 Thank Chai R

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Staying in Sultanahmet

Neighbourhood Profile
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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Sultanahmet, old town district of Istanbul, this unique boutique hotel has eleven exclusive rooms with private bathroom. The design is fresh, sophisticated. The beds and furnishing are of the highest quality to ensure the guests comfort. The Hotel has 24 hour concierge service with a bilingual staff, eager to help you with everything you may need from tour arrangements to dinner reservations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Djem

Address: Tavukhane Sokak No 26, Istanbul 34420, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: ₹ 2,763 - ₹ 4,362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel Style:
#63 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#95 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“Do not drink the tap water in Istanbul. It may look and feel like other major cities of Europe, but the water treatment is not the same.”
 of 5 bubbles ryan61562, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper perhaps the main hotel which is a bit away from the Blue Mosque would be better.”
 of 5 bubbles Smurf59, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The staff is so accommodating, just ask for what you would prefer and then will do their best.”
 of 5 bubbles DC-Ginnie, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room 14!”
 of 5 bubbles dippy_sal, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Any, they were all beautiful 🇹🇷”
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