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59 out of 100

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Pet-friendly

Romantic

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DeCamondo Galata, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

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9.4

Excellent (2,810 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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210 m Galata Tower

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280 m Galata Bridge

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350 m Bosphorus

Hotel Overview

DeCamondo Galata, a hotel located in Istanbul, is a place where history and modernity blend seamlessly, providing guests with a unique experience. Based on user reviews, this hotel has garnered a reputation for its distinctive architecture, exceptional service, and prime location. Guests often highlight the hotel's commitment to preserving the historical essence while offering contemporary comforts and amenities.

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Hotel highlights

Service

Property

Location

  1. Prime Location: Situated in the heart of the city, offering easy access to major attractions and shopping districts.
  2. Exceptional Service: Staff are noted for their attentiveness, friendliness, and personalized service, making guests feel genuinely welcome.
  3. Unique Ambiance: The hotel's blend of historical architecture with modern design elements creates a one-of-a-kind atmosphere.
  4. Quality Dining: The in-house restaurant receives high marks for the quality of its cuisine, featuring local and international dishes.
  5. Comfortable Rooms: Rooms are praised for their comfort, cleanliness, and the thoughtful amenities provided.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests mention that rooms facing the street can be noisy, particularly at night.
  2. Limited Parking: The hotel has limited parking space, which can be an inconvenience for guests traveling with a vehicle.
  3. Price: A few guests feel that the pricing is a bit on the high side, especially during peak seasons.
  4. Wi-Fi Connectivity: There are occasional reports of unreliable Wi-Fi in some parts of the hotel.
  5. Room Sizes: Some guests find the room sizes smaller than expected, especially when compared to photos online.

Amenities

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Housekeeping

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Score icon9.4

RateScore

Total 2,810 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.6

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9.3

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9.6

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4.7/5

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5.0/5

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agoda

200 Reviews

8.6 / 10

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booking

1,275 Reviews

9.3 / 10

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expedia

340 Reviews

9.6 / 10

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google

584 Reviews

4.7 / 5

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tripadvisor

411 Reviews

5.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Service was mentioned 225 times

5% Negative93% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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Faisal Ahmad3 months ago
5/5Google icon

What elevates your hotel stay experience to great? In my opinion its location, facilities and staff; DeCamondo Hotel in Istanbul scores 5-stars in each of these departments. Located in Galata area makes it super convenient for public transport options as well as walking. Lots of history all around and within easy reach as well as the more touristy spots. Area has abundant restaurant options and very safe at night. Hotel is refreshingly modern for such a historic building (both Bank and House). It’s not everyday that one gets to stay in a hotel with a story to tell. Rooms have all the conveniences that one needs and bathrooms tastefully appointed and provides quality amenities. Oh and the rooftop view from Moise restaurant (House building) is worth having all your meals there. Housekeeping keeps the rooms clean (daily) and always with a smile. Staff is the real highlight of this hotel. They go out of the way to take care of your needs. Customer service is their motto. Warm welcome, friendly service, going out of their way to help with your accomodation needs. We stayed for 5 nights in November 2023 and convinced whenever we go back to Istanbul this hotel will be the hotel for us.

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Laura Kelley5 months ago
5/5Google icon

My husband and I stayed here for a week and couldn’t have had a better experience. The rooms were spacious and very clean, and the service was fantastic. We had drinks on the rooftop bar a few nights and the ambiance and views were also fantastic. My husband’s birthday happened to be in the middle of our trip (we didn’t mention it in our booking or to hotel staff) and yet they surprised us with delicious cake and fruit with a lovely note wishing him a happy birthday. The location was perfect, just far enough away from the louder, more tourist area around the tower but very close to the bridge and walking distance to the major sights. We used multiple forms of public transport to get all over the city and this locale was perfect. I’d stay here a again in a heartbeat!

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 95

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

12

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25

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13

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Galata Tower

210 m

Galata Bridge

280 m

Bosphorus

350 m

Istiklal Avenue

490 m

Topkapi Palace

1.5 km

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Getting around

Karakoy Station

210 m

Beyoglu Station

490 m

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW)

29.5 km

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Restaurants

Park Büfe

280 m

Karaköy Blue Roof

140 m

Salon Galata

210 m

Cafe Italiano

140 m

Galata Konak Cafe

140 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

70 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

40 out of 100

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Istanbul safety index

Safety

Crime

59

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

59 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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43

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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70

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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43

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Political safety

Risky

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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43

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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57

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

48

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

48 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

46

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Mugging or robbery  45/100

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Car theft  32/100

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Car break-ins  44/100

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Home break-ins  42/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

42

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Physical attacks  49/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  33/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

52

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Insult or harassment in public  51/100

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Corruption or bribery  71/100

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Drug problem  44/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.1 - $0.7

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Coffee

$1.3 - $3

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Beer 0.5L

$1.3 - $2.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$5 - $11.7

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.3 - $0.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.3 - $0.6

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$20 - $66.8

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$5.7 - $16.7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$5 - $6.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.7 - $1.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$25.1 - $40.1

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$4.2 - $10

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$13.9 - $66.8

Weather In Istanbul

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Precipitation In Istanbul

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.515

PM1038

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Heavy

Potential slowdowns and congestion, expect delays during peak travel times.

House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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