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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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  • Location
    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 5 days ago NEW

This was the best hostel I've stayed at in Europe. Facilities we're great, beautiful terrace with a amazing view over the water & perfect location. Staff were FANTASTIC, went out of their way to show us around, places to eat and accommodate our every need. Strongly recommend staying here while in Istanbul.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are wonderful, the rooms although small were absolutely spotless, a good breakfast is served on the rooftop with wonderful views. A comfortable lounge in the reception area if you need to relax after sightseeing. There is no lift but the stairs do have good hand rails and reception is on the ground floor and staff will help with... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Amazing breakfast on the rooftop terrace with a view of the Marmaray Sea. Very friendly and helpful staff. And it's situated in the heart of Sultanahmet right near the Blue Mosque and Aya Sofia. Clean facilities. Really can't complain. I had a great time and many interesting conversations with other guests on the terrace. Highly recommend.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Big apple is a budget hotel after all the 'hostel' in the name suggests it, but even for a budget hotel it is somewhere on the lower end of the budget spectrum in terms of the offerings. We stayed 3 nights in a double bed room (301 to be specific) and the room was really small and stuffy with hardly... More 

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İstanbul, Türkiye
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

I think the Best hostel in istanbul Great location helpfull staff if you need any help you can ask staffPrivete room like a hotel room verry comfortable the roof bar amazing sea view I would like to stay again there Thanks Mr.Mehmet see you next time

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Samut Sakhon, Samut Sakhon, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This hostel has an unbeatable location, it s a short walking distance from all of the major attractions,friendly and very helpful staff on hand. Wifi was gOod. Would recommend this place to anyone that travel to Constantinopolis !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great location in the heart of Istanbul, friendly and very helpful staff on hand. THX Enver!! Hotel was clean and they got my laundry done for me. Wifi was gOod, no issues with Skype. Would recommend this place to anyone that travel to Constantinopolis !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Location location location....... This hotel has a great location! 5 mins walking from Blue Mosque, 1 min from an excellent Shisha bar and restaurant called Mesale and many other restaurants. It is only about 30 mins without traffic to the airport. It's the perfect location if you want to walk to see all the historical sites in Turkey. The view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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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Santa Monica, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

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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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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