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Big Apple Hostel & Hotel

2.0 of 5 Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. Bayram Firini Sok. No:12 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel has an unbeatable location, it s a short walking distance from all of the major attractions. The rooftop terrace that overlooks the sea, perfect view for breakfast in the morning and the buffet breakfast was amazing, better than plenty 3/4 star hotels. The rooms were spotless and the lobby area is very nice. All of the staff were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel has an unbeatable location and was no doubt the best of its kind in the area. The rooftop terrace that overlooks the water is unreal, and their breakfast was a genuine highlight-- such a wonderful spread! (You have to try the string cheese). The best part about this hostel was the amazing staff. They were practically family by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stayed in a private room and it was hotel quality. The bed was extremely comfortable, room was air conditioned and everything was very nice. It is located right near the blue mosque. There are also a number of restaurants and bars nearby. It is widely regarded that sultanahmet is quiet but we had several nights out near the hostel,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I booked this hostel based on trip advisor recommendation and its perfectly right, this is one of the best hostel I have ever stayed :-), super friendly staff, awesome location, excellent breakfast and nice view from roof top restaurant I strongly recommend this place for comfortable, super friendly stay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Big apple was one of our favorite hotels on our trip! More modest like a hostel but incredibly friendly, good people, fun, laid back times. Pros: - Private rooms were small but clean and air conditioned. - Fun terrace roof eating and hangout area. - 3 blocks from Blue mosque, close to everything in Sultanahmet. - Outstanding breakfasts on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

One of the best hostels I have stayed at. Great location and friendly staff. Breakfast included was good and overlooked the bay. Stayed in a 6 bed room which was clean and had its own suite. I would definitely stay at this hostel again.

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mehmet b, Genel Müdür at Big Apple Hostel & Hotel, responded to this review

My dearest guest, I am Mehmet,the Manager of the hostel , I would like to thank you for your review about big apple hostel on tripadvisor.I appreciate your kind comments. we will be very happy to host you with the same passion in big apple hostel when you come back to Istanbul. Warm regards from Istanbul More

Delhi, Delhi, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The day I checked in I was reeling with hunger and fatigue but the view from terrace and the free watermelon and cake served to me by Irma warmed me up. This hostel feels like family. Enver gifted me his Istanbulkart that enabled me to travel hassle free in Istanbul and Urr provided excellent company. Its very easy to mingle... More

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mehmet b, Genel Müdür at Big Apple Hostel & Hotel, responded to this review

My dearest guest, I am Mehmet & Enver ı,the Manager of the hostel , I would like to thank you for your review about big apple hostel on tripadvisor.I appreciate your kind comments. we will be very happy to host you with the same passion in big apple hostel when you come back to Istanbul. Warm regards from Istanbul More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I stayed in the Big Apple in June 2014 and I was very impressed with everything about the hostel. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and could speak good English. I wasn't expecting a breakfast to be included, considering the price, but alas, one of the best buffet breakfasts I've ever seen was included! The rooms and bathrooms were... More

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mehmet b, Genel Müdür at Big Apple Hostel & Hotel, responded to this review

My dearest guest, I am Mehmet,the Manager of the hostel , I would like to thank you for your review about big apple hostel on tripadvisor.I appreciate your kind comments. we will be very happy to host you with the same passion in big apple hostel when you come back to Istanbul. Warm regards from Istanbul More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stayed in the 6-bed bunk which was quite comfy. The staff at the hostel were great, happy to chat and were helpful with getting to know the city. The breakfast is superb!!! The best place to hang out is on the roof where people are easy to meet. The location is great as you are only a 10 minute walk... More

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mehmet b, Genel Müdür at Big Apple Hostel & Hotel, responded to this review

My dearest guest, I am Mehmet,the Manager of the hostel , I would like to thank you for your review about big apple hostel on tripadvisor.I appreciate your kind comments. we will be very happy to host you with the same passion in big apple hostel when you come back to Istanbul. Warm regards from Istanbul More

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Stayed here recently with a group of friends. I have to say the hostel exceeded my expectations. From the moment we arrived, the staff were super friendly and welcoming. The room was great and bathroom clean (although it'll benefit from having additional toilets on the ground floor). I think one of the perks of the Big Apple is the roof... More

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mehmet b, Genel Müdür at Big Apple Hostel & Hotel, responded to this review

My dearest guest, I am Mehmet,the Manager of the hostel , I would like to thank you for your review about big apple hostel on tripadvisor.I appreciate your kind comments. we will be very happy to host you with the same passion in big apple hostel when you come back to Istanbul. Warm regards from Istanbul More

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Address: Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. Bayram Firini Sok. No:12 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Apple Hostel & Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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