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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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USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

I'm sorry there is no dorm bed. I'm sorry I forgot to show you how to turn on the radiator. I'm sorry you may not use lobby computers at 2 AM, I'm sorry breakfast is another 10TL, I'm sorry about bedbugs in spite of the place being very clean. Location, grilled lamb cart outside and uphill and roof restaurant are... More

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Vancouver, BC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

This hostel is located at a very convenient location. Everything you want to see is located nearby. The staff was friendly and helpful. The Breakfast was an amazing way to start the day! the view at the terrace was a bonus. They were flexible and helpful. I would stay here again.The only thing is, if you come during winter, the... More

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Doha, Qatar
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27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

I tried contacting this hostel before my trip in arranging 5 nights with them and never heard back. When I tried again once in Turkey for the last evening of my trip I managed to get a response through their website online reservation only to be told to reserve with Hotel Bookers. When I reminded them that their website offers... More

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Paris, France
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2011

The location was not so great..hard to find. The small morning buffet was fabulous. The free security lockers were great. The room was clean and the bathrooms are modern and clean.vThe only drawback are the people that work there..very unpleasant and not helpful at all.

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

We stayed in BIG APPLE HOSTEL, ISTANBUL few days ago. To be honest, it's not a good experience to stay there. After a bad staying, there's an argument for the payment. The manager knew we paid the deposit on website (hostelworld), but he insisted hostelworld charged it, not the hostel itself. He'd charge us the full payment. We didn't know... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2011

Can't really fault the place. Location is excellent. Free breakfast was excellent. Seemed pretty sociable without being a nuisance. The dorm was clean, although I suppose rather cramped. Staff were friendly. For a few nights in a great (and pretty expensive city), I couldn't realistically have wanted more for the money.

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Dresden, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

In the middle of the historical center of Istanbul, nearby the Hagia Sofia and the Blue Mosque lies the Big Apple Hostel in the absorbing district of Sultanahmed. The Mosque even can be seen from the glass-lined rooftop garden in a distance of approximately 300 meters. The hostel comes with double rooms (which we rented) and shared rooms as well.... More

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Rome, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

my opinion about the big apple is very positive. is was really good, there is nothing to add, the people working there were very kind, rooms are clean and comfortable bunk beds especially in the morning having breakfast you take a fantastic view from the terrace of the hostel has something spectacular!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

Big apple hostel was AWESOME ! my boyfriend and I really enjoyed our stay.. the location is perfect! its right in the middle of EVERYTHING ! the best hing about the hostel eas the staff ! The guy behind the counter, Sharam, is the coolest dude ever. he joined us at the roof top bar, showed us around in the... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2010

We found out this hostel by chance and loved. Because since first day till the end we felt that we were at home. The stuff was increadible kind and friendly with us and always ready to help when we needed. It is very nice to starting a day with joy, good breakfast and friendly staff whom ready to help you.... 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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