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Bereketzade Mah. Felek Sokak No: 2, Istanbul 34421 Turkey
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 10/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Imagine the warm comfort of a peaceful old house of the magnificent Camondo family, in the center of Istanbul where you will find the leisure to wake up to the sound of doves, where you can sip your coffee looking at the gorgeous Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, appreciate the reliefs carved by Italian craftsmen hundreds of years ago… With so much to discover around you, Galata enfolds you in its historic fabric with its winding mysterious narrow streets, the haunt of explorers. Within the neighborhood, a couple of minutes up the street will bring you to the historic Galata Tower or you could take a nostalgic trip in time visiting Historical Peninsula within 10 minutes. All 32 rooms of Hotel DeCamondo Galata have been designed, blending clean lines, warm simplicity and historic detail. Our priority is your comfort. While you enjoy the restful atmosphere of your room. Our team will make sure around the clock that everything is just the way you want.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Babysitting
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Photo copier / fax In business center
Rooftop terrace
Paid private parking nearby
Street parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Rooftop bar
Car hire
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Blackout curtains
Air purifier
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Bathrobes
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
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Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Romantic
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Spanish and 4 more

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Christ wrote a review 16 May
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You can choose the hotel, which has a place where you can easily reach everywhere as a location, really comfortable and convenient. Thank you very much to Mr. Hazar and Mr. Taner, who helped us during our stay.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Funky_travel_junky wrote a review 15 May
Scotland112 contributions190 helpful votes
We enjoyed 2 nights here recently. We arrived late, mostly because the hotel is in a location that is very difficult for taxi drivers to find. It took us ages to find the hotel on foot in the dark despite meticulous planning using Google Maps street view. Once we got our bearings on foot during the day though, this is a great location for a base - about 5 mins to the Galata Tower and close for the Galata bridge for access to Sultanamet. Beware the steps down though if you have mobility problems. Having planned to have dinner at the hotel and arriving frazzled, things got off to a bad start when we found the kitchen had just closed. We were given a comprehensive tour of the hotel and it’s background as a family home for Jewish family and the rooftop bar and given a few suggestions for the local area. We opted to go out and explore to find late night food and had a serendipitously and unexpectedly lovely evening. Galata and Istikal Street is full of life til about 2am - we enjoyed Turkish tea and baklava at Moda and went with the crowds up to Tamsin Square and wandered back with a delicious kebab for what I’m sure would have been a fraction of our missed hotel dinner. We liked our room (37). It easily accommodated 2 adults and an 11 yr old and I enjoyed lying in bed looking at the brickwork on the ceiling. The room was quiet apart from a few chairs scrapping from upstairs. There was a sewerage smell in the bathroom but as we were barely in the room and could just shut the door, we didn’t bother mentioning it. There were good views from the rooftop bar and we went up for a drink twice but we found it a little quiet and underwhelming and often had to hunt out staff to order a beer from. The staff were friendly and organised a taxi for us to the airport (much appreciated after a loco Uber ride in and being dumped the first night). We saw them being similarly helpful, organising Covid tests, flight check in, etc for other guests. Would we stay here again? I would and I would definitely stay in the area again. BUT it would very much depend on their price point which is creeping up since we first booked to stay here in 2020. I can’t help thinking there might be better bang for buck in the area.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
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farah h wrote a review 4 May
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We had an excellent stay at the hotel. The location was amazing, right in the middle of all the action. It had great views of the street near Galata Tower.The decor of the rooms was super cute too and very clean . The staff went out of their way to make our stay pleasant, especially Tamer and Cigden We're definitely going back there when we're in Istanbul next!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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sheila p wrote a review 4 May
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This was a great find by our friends who we holidayed with in this fascinating city. It ticked all the boxes for us. Rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious. All the staff were friendly and helpful. A special thankyou to our breakfast waitress Cigdem who brightened our mornings with her excellent service. Rooftop restaurant has amazing views over the city with excellent food. Location was perfect being around 30 mins walk over the Galetta bridge to the main attractions. Tram service also ideal from close by if you prefer not to walk. Hotel is situated on a small narrow elevated street which was rather inaccessible to traffic but on the plus side made for peace and quiet away from noisy traffic. There are steps down from the hotel to the Galetta bridge which takes you over to the old town which are worth mentioning if you have any mobility issues. This posed no problems for us. Would highly recommend this hotel and hope you have an amazing time like we did! P.s. you have to try the authentic Turkish bath. Would recommend the Cagaloglu Hamam. It's been going for 300 years so they can't be doing much wrong! amazing experience.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Sven Knapen wrote a review Apr 2022
Sint-Niklaas, Belgium27 contributions
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Very nice, clean boutique hotel with a rich history in combination with trendy, modern accents. Beautiful, modern rooms with historic elements. Although the hotel is relatively difficult to reach by taxi, the location is perfect: via the stairs you can reach the main road towards the Galata-bridge (access to the old town) and in the other direction you reach the old Galata-tower (lively neighbourhood) within max. 300m walking. Since the streets are very small, there are almost no cars passing the hotel, which means no noise. It feels like a quiet oasis in a hectic city. The view from the Moise Karaköy hotel restaurant is amazing: Topkapi Palace, Aya Sofia Mosque, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Süleymaniye Mosque and the Bosphorus. No breakfast buffet, but the breakfast is served on the table and it's hard to finish everything because it's really a lot: different types of bread, croissants, sweet pastries, cheese, meat, cucumber, tomatos, olives, jam, honey, pancakes, cupcakes, fruit and different types of eggs to choose. Very friendly staff at the check-in desk as well as in the restaurant. The breakfast service offered by Miss Cigem was really good: fast, friendly and with eye for detail. Also the cleaning staff makes you feel welcome by greeting you friendly every morning. The Corner Suite is a good recommendation for 3 people. Free waters are offered every morning. To summarize: modern (renovated) and clean boutique hotel with a rich history preserving the old elements located in a lively neighbourhood with historic landmarks (Galata tower). Friendly staff offering a great service, perfect breakfast with an amazing view. Special thanks to Mr. Can Yaman for all the friendly help with the many re-bookings due to Covid-19, since 2020.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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PRICE RANGE
US$129 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel DeCamondo
LOCATION
TurkeyIstanbulBeyoglu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel DeCamondo Galata
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
Nearby attractions include Pub Crawl Istanbul (0.2 km), Galata Tower (0.2 km), and Galata Mevlevi Museum (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
Yes, free public parking nearby, paid private parking nearby, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pepo Restaurant, F&B Culture, and Dukkan Galata.
Does Hotel DeCamondo Galata have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel DeCamondo Galata offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Dutch, and Turkish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel DeCamondo Galata?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hagia Sophia Mosque (1.8 km), Basilica Cistern (1.8 km), and Historic Areas of Istanbul (1.8 km).