Darkhill Hotel - Istanbul

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Overview

Darkhill is a 4-star traditional hotel offering an elegant accommodation within easy reach of Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Basilica Cistern and Cevre Tiyatrosu. Founded in 1986, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2010.

The hotel has ideal location in the heart of a cultural area as well as an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub on-site. Guests can get to Istanbul city center, which is 2 km away.

Such shopping places as shops and a bazaar are a few steps from the property.

Aksaray subway station is just 10 minute walking distance from the hotel. The hotel is about 15 minutes' drive from Ataturk airport, which is 15 km away.

Rooms

Darkhill Hotel features rooms with a modern interior that come with a laptop safe, a pantry, a trouser press, heating and armchairs for a pleasant stay in Istanbul. Many rooms offer a panoramic view over the city. These rooms have carpet floor and French furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start a day with a rich buffet breakfast in the breakfast hall. The property offers a rooftop restaurant serving international cuisine. Free Wi-Fi and a terrace are provided in the Classy Hill bar. Serving a wide range of dishes, Gulhane Sark Sofrasi and SuAda can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

Guests can benefit from a beauty salon, a luggage storage and a lift.

Relax

Darkhill Hotel offers steam baths, head massage and a body scrub for guests to relax and unwind. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   106.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Halal food
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Body scrub
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Toilet

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    1.6 km
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    12.5 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    31.9 km
Train Stations
  • Laleli Tram Station
    100 m
  • Aksaray Tram Station
    500 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.0 km
  • Emniyet-Fatih
    2.0 km
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 floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    106

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Rooms and availability

Darkhill Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Budget Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Darkhill Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Single Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • 24-hour room service
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Smoke detectors
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Room SGL

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Triple Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Triple Room - With Breakfast

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Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Additional bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Suite|Suite

Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Media:Cable TV
  • CD player
Room Description:

Standard|Quad Room

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Standard Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Family Room Standard

Deluxe Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe room

Economy Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Standard|Single Room Economy

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Suleymaniye Mosque800 m
  • süleymaniye camii800 m

Popular areas

  • Beyazit Square400 m
  • Stadtmauer600 m

Places of interest

  • La mosquée de Beyazit500 m
  • La mosquée du Prince600 m
  • Yenikapi Ferry700 m
  • Kumkapi Restaurants700 m
  • Marmaray Yenikapi700 m
  • Suleiman the Magnificent's Mausoleum800 m
  • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit900 m
  • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa900 m

Train stations

  • Laleli Tram Station100 m
  • Aksaray Tram Station400 m
  • Yenikapi Train Station700 m

Shopping areas

  • Grand Bazaar700 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Laleli Mosque200 m
  • Beyazit Tower600 m
  • Kumkapi Restaurants700 m
  • Suleymaniye Library700 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Istanbul University400 m

Public parking

  • Istanbul University400 m
  • Istanbul University500 m

Local attractions

  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 1.7 km
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Besiktas1.5 km
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Taksim Square1.6 km
    Gumussuyu Mh., 34050, Istanbul
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque1.5 km
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
  • Arap Camii1.5 km
    IstanbulTurkey

Near the hotel

  • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque360 m
    Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
  • Beyazit Mosque 630 m
    Yeniceriler Cad., Istanbul
  • Istanbul University850 m
    Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul
  • Blue Mosque 1.4 km
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Museum of Calligraphy390 m
    Bayezit Meydani, Istanbul
  • Istanbul Photography Museum840 m
    Sehsuvar Bey Mah. Kadirga Liman Cad. No:60, Istanbul
  • Suleymaniye Mosque950 m
    Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul

Restaurants nearby

  • SuAda100 m

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

    65% likes this, based on 88 reviews

  • Tashan Arkat260 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 Restaurant260 m

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

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

  • Gulhane Sark Sofrasi150 m

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

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

  • Tashan Restaurant260 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 floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    106

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Darkhill Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 160 reviews

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...

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Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    1.6 km
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    12.5 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    31.9 km
Train Stations
  • Laleli Tram Station
    100 m
  • Aksaray Tram Station
    500 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.0 km
  • Emniyet-Fatih
    2.0 km
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 floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    106

Hotel Awards

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Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

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