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Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City
Ranked #72 of 1,129 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Superb”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

We were transferred to this hotel from another hotel due to air conditioning problems. This is an outstanding hotel in many ways. The room was big and very comfortable but more importantly the air conditioning was excellent. The hotel is very clean and the rooms with ensuites were kept to a very high standard. The choice at breakfast was first class, Everything your heart desired was on display, The breakfast area was kept clean and the food was kept well replenished. The staff could not be more helpful. The young gentlemen at reception were fantastic, friendly and helpful. All in all this is a very high class hotel and a joy to stay in not to mention the close vicinity to all attractions in the Sultanamet. It also had terraces that you could go relax in as well as a spa.

Room Tip: Our room was at the front of the hotel with a small walk out balcony it was lovely, The double glaz...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dosso Dossi H, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City, responded to this review, 12 August 2014
Dear Wiseman

Thank you very much for kind words , It was pleasure to host you in our hotel.
“Sometimes bad things have to happen before good things can.” :)
I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services.
Thank you again for sharing your experience with us!

Hope to see you again ...

Sincerely
Guest Relation Manager
Mrs.Kader Gönek Şahin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

The hoel is very confortable, clean, and rooms are perfectly equipped. The hotel is very comfortable and clean. Rooms are large enough and perfectly equipped. Wifi is present, but the signal is sometimes weak in some rooms. Good price/quality ratio.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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1 Thank Stefano R
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Dosso Dossi H, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City, responded to this review, 29 July 2014
Dear Guest!

Thank you very much for kind words regarding your recent stay at our Dosso Dossi Hotel.
We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.
Please If you have any problem with wifi , feel free to contact reception :) It will be pleasure to help you.

We hope to welcome you soon back again in İstanbul!

Sincerely
Kader Gönek Şahin
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Hays, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

This hotel is newish and very well maintained. It is clean, quiet, and comfortable. We stayed a week and were fortunate to have one of the few rooms with a terrace. That nearly doubled the size of the smallish Euro-style room. It was also perfect for a bit of sunshine, or evening cool drinks after long days of too much sunshine! If you don't get a terrace room, no problem. There are TWO terraces (off the top two floors) that are open to all guests. Both have soft seating in either sun or canopied shade. They are hidden (private) and a nice escape from city crowds. The daily 5:00 (17:00) tea is a simple but nice touch, as I suppose is the night soup although we didn't try it. Unfortunately several days during our visit the sauna was being renovated. But there is a small spa with sauna, massage rooms, and comfortable work-out areas. If you want Sultanamat Square (with Taksim and Grand Bazarre only a short tram ride away), this is THERE. Just a walk down a pedestrian block (lined with small restaurants and cafes and cash machines) and you arrive almost at the entrance to Aya Sofia and the Square. The front desk staff (and breakfast staff, and housekeepers, and ... well, all the staff) were great. Nilja was especially helpful and gave good information that helped us find our way. Breakfast? Well, yes ... a great selection, well-prepared, comfortable seating, and ... gentle music to start the day. An accordian player and flute some days, a violinist on other days ... it was always pleasant and a wonderful something extra that was unexpected. There is another Dosso Dossi in Istanbul that belongs to the same hotel group. I don't know where, so this review is only about the one near Sultanamet Square. It is a great choice; a great place to spend a vacation or even stay during business.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dosso Dossi H, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City, responded to this review, 29 July 2014
Dear Guest!

Thank you very much for kind words regarding your recent stay at our Dosso Dossi Hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you soon back again in İstanbul!

We will open Dosso Dossi Hotels- Down Town (5 Star ) in october 2014 , I mean not yet open :) I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one.

Sincerely
Mrs. Kader Gönek Şahin
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

My daughter and I spent 4 fabulous nights at this hotel. From the moment we arrived we felt a warm welcome. The hotel was immaculate our beds were very comfortable, the linens and towels were top notch and and sparkling white. Breakfast was sensational with a varied selection to suit all appetites, plus it was included in our stay as an added bonus. The hotel arranged for transport from and to the airport that was both courteous and on time. As far as the location it could not have been better. We were a 5 to 10 minute walk to the Blue Mosque, Haggia Sophia, Topkapi, and the Grand Bazaar, plus to explore a bit further afield we were 2 minutes from the tram that takes you to the Spice Market, and Bosphorus boat tours. The cost to ride the tram is 4 TL approximately 2 USD each way. Restaurants are abundant and wonderful. We particularly liked the Hamdi restaurant near the spice market, and a bit further afield The House Cafe in Ortakoy
Both have the most wonderful views of the Bosphorus, try to get a table with a water view.
Turkey is easy to navigate, the people are warm, And the markets are an experience you must see to believe. Last but not least spend the money on a Turkish Bath, we went on our first night early evening, feeling pretty tired from our travels, and left feeling revived and looking forward to our first meal in Istambul.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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4 Thank Amm387
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Dosso Dossi H, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City, responded to this review, 29 July 2014
Dear Guest!

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay with us. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services.
Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one.
Best regards
Mrs.Kader Gönek Şahin
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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

We had a wonderful stay at this hotel in June this year. The hotel is luxurious and comfortable and very well maintained. The staff speak excellent English. Their concierge Kader and the front desk assistant Baruk were both exceptionally kind and helpful. The room rate included a delicious buffet breakfast with a wide choice of foods. The location of the hotel is great, close to all the major sites especially convenient for the Blue Mosque and Aya Sofia. Whilst the rooms had every amenity they were on the small side but perhaps this is the trade off for the great location.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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1 Thank DustyDiamond
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Dosso Dossi H, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City, responded to this review, 1 September 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you very much for kind words regarding your recent stay at Dosso Dossi Hotels- Old City. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.

We hope to welcome you soon back again in İstanbul!

Sincerely
Mrs. Kader Gönek Şahin
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

Great location, the staff is very nice and hospitable. We spent 7 days, no regrets.. very near the Sultan Ahmet mosque. Food is delicious. Cosy atmosphere. Great view, I took a picture from it, also very nice for a night walkthrough. Quiet place if you are with family.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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1 Thank Karim A
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Dosso Dossi H, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City, responded to this review, 25 October 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for choosing us for your stay in Istanbul! We appreciate your kind comments on Dosso Dossi Hotels - Old City. I am so glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel.

Please feel free to contact us if you need any assistance about visiting Istanbul or Turkey again.

Best wishes from Dosso Dossi Hotels Family

Kader Gonek Sahin
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

Have just spent 3 nights at this hotel and cannot fault anything. The staff are friendly and speak good English, General areas and rooms are spotless. We ate breakfast each morning and there was a wide selection in the restaurant. The central location makes it easy to walk or catch a tram to all major attractions. Highly recommend to any traveller.

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Paul R
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Dosso Dossi H, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City, responded to this review, 18 November 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for choosing us for your stay in Istanbul! We appreciate your kind comments on Dosso Dossi Hotels - Old City. I am so glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel.
Please feel free to contact us if you need any assistance about visiting Istanbul or Turkey again.

Best wishes from Dosso Dossi Hotels Family
Kader Gonek Sahin
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Additional Information about Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City

Property: Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City
Address: Alemdar Mah, Alaykosku Sok , No 12, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #72 of 1,129 Hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Dosso Dossi Hotel Old City 4*
Number of rooms: 93
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dosso Dossi Hotels - Old City is next to The Basilica Cistern, Sultanahmet Tramway Station. And just 5 minutes walking distance Sirkeci Train Station. All rooms have stylish decor , dark curtains ,individual air condition, LCD TV offers Satellite Channel , minibar , tea-coffe making facilities , Daily newspaper service , pillow menu ,Safe box, Free Wifi, The Hotel has smooking and non smoking floors also parquet and carpet floors options. Some rooms feature a private outdoor balcony. Guests of Dosso Dossi Hotels can get a relaxing time in Spa and benefit from sauna , stream bath , turkish bath , fitness. (All these facilities are complimentary) Guests can enjoy a rich open buffet breakfast in the mornings. Meals are served at the a la carte Tulip Restaurant ; fusion cusine also turkish specialities, vegetarian dishes. We serve COMPLIMENTARY ‘ Afternoon Tea’ and ‘ Night Soup’ The reception is available 7/24 .We have special gifts for kids on arrival.We provide Free Shuttle Service to Taksim once in a day and Free Shuttle service Laleli twice in a day. ... more   less 
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