Darkhill Hotel - Istanbul

Mimar Kemalettin Mah. Koca Ragip Pasa Cad. No: 9, Istanbul, Turkey, 34130  show map
 4 stars
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Darkhill Hotel - Istanbul

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

The historical Darkhill Hotel offers elegant accommodation overlooking the Marmara Sea. Since 1986, it has been a prominent hotel in the center of Istanbul.

The hotel is situated close to Taksim Square, Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque and Istanbul Archaeology Museum, within walking distance to Aksaray subway station. Constantine Column, Suleymaniye Library and Laleli Mosque are located just 250 meters from the venue.

The hotel is set next to a mosque, a tower and a palace.

This hotel is located within a 5-minute walk of the Laleli-Üniversite tram stop. Fast access to Ataturk airport within 15km is provided.

Rooms

This property counts 105 guestrooms featuring Budget Single Room, Economy Twin Room and Deluxe Triple Room. There are rooms with panoramic views of the city. They all have carpet floor and contemporary furniture.

Eat

In the morning a rich buffet breakfast is served. The lobby restaurant provides exquisite meals. Guests can relax in the café bar serving refreshing drinks.

Services

A hairdresser, a barber shop and a beauty salon for general use and internet connection, a photocopier and conference facilities for work can be found on-site.

Relax

The property features a game room, a pool and cribs for children. For workouts the fitness center provides a gym and fitness classes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   106.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Off-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Armchair

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Mimar Kemalettin Mah. Koca Ragip Pasa Cad. No: 9, Istanbul, Turkey, 34130

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    1.6km
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    12.5km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    31.9km
Train Stations
  • Haydarpasa Train Station
    5.2km
  • 100 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.0km
  • Emniyet-Fatih
    2.0km
Restaurants
  • SuAda
    100 m
  • Gulhane Sark Sofrasi (cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Turkish)
    150 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    106

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
Size: 30m2
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  • Private bathroom
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
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    TRIPLE STANDARD

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      Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Sofa bed
      Size: 30m2
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        Bed type: Quad or 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds
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        FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

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        Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
        Size: 20m2
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          Bed type: Triple
          Size: 23m2
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Darkhill Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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              Hotel Address:

              Mimar Kemalettin Mah. Koca Ragip Pasa Cad. No: 9, Istanbul, Turkey, 34130

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Istanbul
                1.6km
              Airports
              • Ataturk (IST)
                12.5km
              • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                31.9km
              Train Stations
              • Haydarpasa Train Station
                5.2km
              • 100 m
              Underground stations
              • Aksaray
                1.0km
              • Emniyet-Fatih
                2.0km
              Restaurants
              • SuAda
                100 m
              • Gulhane Sark Sofrasi (cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Turkish)
                150 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2010
              • Number of rooms:
                106

              Hotel Awards

              TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulDarkhill Hotel

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              Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

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              Darkhill Hotel Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              Popular areas

              • Stadtmauer - 600 m

              Places of interest

              • La mosquée de Beyazit - 500 m
              • La mosquée du Prince - 600 m
              • Kumkapi Restaurants - 700 m
              • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit - 900 m
              • La colonne de Constantin - 900 m
              • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye - 900 m
              • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa - 1.0km
              • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa - 1.1km
              • Le Hammam de Tahtakale - 1.2km
              • La mosquée de Rüstem Pasa (Rüstem Pasa Camii) - 1.2km
              • Neue Moschee - 1.3km
              • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours - 1.3km
              • Petite Sainte Sophie - 1.3km
              • La mosquée nouvelle (Yeni Valide Sultan Camii) - 1.3km
              • La mosquée du Conquérant (Fatih Camii) - 1.4km
              • Hippodrome - 1.4km
              • Holzhäuser - 1.4km
              • Theodosianische Mauer - 1.4km
              • L'aqueduc de Valens - 1.4km

              Parks

              • Gülhane-Park - 1.4km

              Universities, Institutes

              • Istanbul University - 400 m

              Underground stations

              • Aksaray - 900 m

              Local Attractions

              • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) - 1.7km
                Sultanahmet, Istanbul
              • Besiktas - 1.5km
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              • Taksim Square - 1.6km
                Gumussuyu Mh., 34050, Istanbul
              • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque - 1.5km
                Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
              • Arap Camii - 1.5km
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              Near the hotel

              • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque - 360 m
                Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
              • Beyazit Mosque (Beyazit Camii) - 630 m
                Yeniceriler Cad., Istanbul
              • Istanbul University - 850 m
                Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul
              • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii) - 1.4km
                Sultanahmet, Istanbul
              • Museum of Calligraphy - 400 m
                Bayezit Meydani, Istanbul
              • Istanbul Photography Museum - 850 m
                Sehsuvar Bey Mah. Kadirga Liman Cad. No:60, Istanbul
              • Suleymaniye Mosque - 950 m
                Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul

              Restaurants Nearby

              • SuAda - 100 m

                Address: Kurucesme Park - Galatasaray AdasI / Besiktas
                Phone: +90 212 263 73 00

                65% likes this, based on 88 reviews

              • Tashan Arkat - 260 m

                Address: Kemalpasa Mah. Fethibey Cad. Tashan No:55 Bodrum Kat No:1
                Phone: + 90 212 514 48 30

                64% likes this, based on 43 reviews
                Cuisine: Eclectic

              • Emek Saray Restaurant - 260 m

                Address: Fethi Bey Cad. C Blok D 26-28
                Phone: 522 0635

                89% likes this, based on 30 reviews
                Cuisine: Turkish

              • Gulhane Sark Sofrasi - 150 m

                Address: Alay Kosku Cad. No:22
                Phone: 5194754

                52% likes this, based on 23 reviews
                Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Turkish

              • Tashan Restaurant - 260 m

                Address: Fethibey Cad. Tas Han No:55
                Phone: 5268734

                62% likes this, based on 33 reviews
                Cuisine: French

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2010
              • Number of rooms:
                106

              Hotel Awards

              TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulDarkhill Hotel

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              Darkhill Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Darkhill Hotel

              Individual guest reviews

              • Couple
                7.0

                Good location (near to shops, bazar, blue mosque), friendly staff, nice (sea) view from the terrace on the top of the hotel, good bed, free wifi which is quite fast. There is not much noise, the hotel is quite. There is a minibar in the room.

                The swimming pool was in the middle of the terrace on the top of the hotel, so that other guests were continually looking at you while you were swimming. The swimming pool, sauna and turkish bath are only open till 8 pm. There are very few vegetarian dishes on the menu. The breakfast is only till 10 A.M. and there is not enough (choice of) bread. There is no coffee/tea in the rooms. There is no bath in the room (only shower) and the water pressure is low.

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                Excellent location, friendly staff

                There was no balcony indicated on Booked.net and the noise from the conditionner's istallations (and even from the generator during the first night of our stay) in the small yard of the hotel made our room quit uncomfortable

              • Couple
                6.2

                Good location, very close to the tram. Restaurant with nice view. Good masage services at reasonable prices. Spacy room.

                Parking was not free athough it was mentioned otherwise. Problems with minibar charging (they tried to charge items we had not consumed).

              • Single
                7.4

                Hotel suffers a little bit its years, but generally speaking it was good experience. Staff was helpful and nice, all my inquiries were solved soon. Room service was quick and good Russian speaking staff, because many russians tourists. 10 minutes walk from Grand Bazar and 25 to Historia shopping mall Crazy traffic road all around, so leave sooner when going back to the airport or you could stay 1 hour in traffic jam. Hotel is on a main road where tram passes, so easy to get to the Blue Mosque also (but don't expect the Mosque is at a walk distance). With room window closed, not lot of noise

                If I have to criticize something, just a few simple things: -when going out of the room, would be better to have another 5 seconds light before everything switches off -lift is a little bit too slow -I would put 2 small water bottles at the arrival, it's not a big deal for a 4 stars hotel -it's not a very touristic area, so not charming restaurants around, just clothes and shoes shops -it misses the "do not disturb" door notice -additional light over the bathroom's mirror -tv screen in the sofas room is nice, but sometimes nice to relax and watch tv on bed -terrasse restaurant would be great for summer breakfast, too !! -easier bar service in the lobby, without going up and down to the "a" floor

              • Single
                3.2

                The room was fine.

                The service was terrible. The front desk guy wanted me to pay in advance, wanted to keep my passport for hours, failed to give me an invoice upon check-out, negotiated the price of the taxi to the airport and then couldn't give me the invoice for that trip. I am very disappointed and feel like I was cheated several times.

              • Single
                5.8

                Room = sufficiently comfortable, no complaints. Small Heated pool and Hamam bath (Free)

                Breakfast - only 3 dishes = Cheese patty, sausages and boiled egg +fruits etc. no option at all if you're a vegetarian. Omelet and fried cost extra. No complimentary water. Buy 1 glass for 2 Lira. No Iron in room, Ironing 1 shirt cost 3 Euro. Staff changed 100 us$ @ 1.7, outside rate 1.8

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                First of all,I have to say that I had one of the most beautiful holidays in my life in Istambul,this summer.I Was very pleased about the manager atitude,helping us in airport pick up...but the greatest pleasure we had seeing the great,comfortable and very nice decorated room.After many hours walking in town and a lot of places we visited,we were absolutely happy returning in our hotel,where we found nice atmosphere,nice place in top terace or relax in a wonderfull spa.We were happy in hamamm...and the massage...everything was fine!!!

                We did not intend to get some more weight kilos...but the breakfast bufet ,in my opinion need some improvements...and the top building bar,especially in pool area deserve some attention in very next time,making it a good alternative for spa(it is very,very beautifull).Next year we intend to visit again Istambul and I think we will decide to reserve again D.H.

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                Everything but the desk staff

                the desk staff, moody, not interested.

              • Family with children
                5.8

                Good location with a tram stop just a few metres away, which allowed easy access to the main sites and the ports. Roof top bar/restaurant had good views with enthusiastic staff.

                I cannot understand why you should have to pay an extra 8tl for fresh orange juice at breakfast when no other orange juice fresh or otherwise was available. Needless to say nobody was buying it. Bathroom was a little cramped for a family sized room.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                The roof-top pool and bar is very pleasant and much appreciated after a hot day's sightseeing. The hotel is reasonable value and is very well located, being only a 100 metres or so from the main tram line to Sultanahmet and Taksim Square.

              • Family with children
                7.0

                Nice rooftop pool and restaurant bar. Also very nice health spa and pool in basement. Breakfast are was clean and comfortable too.

                The bathrooms were too small and poor lighting. The lifts were too small for the traffic. The hair dryer in our room overheated after 30 seconds. After repeated requests to reception and a visit by the house engineer, it still over heated.

              • Couple
                4.2

                wall ornament; city center proximity; roof terrace

                1. Hotel staff was terrible. They refused to help even in such small things as restaurant booking, quoting the receptionist "you will speak to them yourself as I will speak in Turkish and they will not be able to say no to me". they could not give any good recommendation for restaurants nearby too, so we felt absolutely helpless 2. the area is really spooky. although it is quite close to the center, you feel like staying in slums with lots of cheap cloth shops around. there are so many nice hotels downtown, but this one is located in dirty and busy urban area 3. our room esp shower was smelling with cat pee :( 4. other guests of the hotel indeed misbehaved - strangers were calling to the room with (I assume) some offers. thanks God, I did not speak their language and did not understand what they were talking about. Overall, Istanbul is gorgeous, but this hotel is complete nighmaret

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                The hotel is located near the tram station, at the Old City and close to the historical places, Sultanahmet district and the Grand Bazaar. The sea view from the terrace is wonderful. Two swimming pools and spa procedures add real value to the hotel. It is nice, clean and kept in good order. Wi-Fi connection is free of charge and very stable with a good speed. But the main value of the hotel – its friendly and cooperative staff. Thank you all. Would love to stay here again.

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                Location was excellent and the staff were extrememly helpful.

                I thought there was an outdoor pool, so was a bit disappointed, but it was still lovely.

              • Couple
                2.4

                I don't like the hotel

                Firstly they sold our room another people Secondly the room was too small not like as the picture on internet. Thirdly the staff wasn't friendly and helpy So we didn't enjoy during stay and It was like a nightmare... Extremely I do not suggest to stay at darkhill...

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Darkhill Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Mimar Kemalettin Mah. Koca Ragip Pasa Cad. No: 9, Istanbul, Turkey, 34130

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Istanbul
                1.6km
              Airports
              • Ataturk (IST)
                12.5km
              • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                31.9km
              Train Stations
              • Haydarpasa Train Station
                5.2km
              • 100 m
              Underground stations
              • Aksaray
                1.0km
              • Emniyet-Fatih
                2.0km
              Restaurants
              • SuAda
                100 m
              • Gulhane Sark Sofrasi (cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Turkish)
                150 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2010
              • Number of rooms:
                106

              Hotel Awards

              TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulDarkhill Hotel

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

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