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Sultan Hostel

Akbiyik Cad no 21, Istanbul 34400, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
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Ranked #52 of 809 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in Sultan Hostel for 3 nights as a couple travelling on low budget. Everything was OK and the location is perfect, however we had some problems to find it at first (don't forget to check it on GoogleMaps! :-). The staff is very friendly as it's the whole atmosphere in the hostel. The rooms are pretty small; just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Funky place on the main drag in this part of Istanbul. We didn't stay here, but had a number of drinks "after hours" (ours, not theirs- they are open as long as you want them to be!) well looked after the lovely Zaza. Like most of the people here- he worked long hours with no complaint. It was lovely to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is part of a pub on a charming, trendy cobblestone street close to some of Istanbul’s most iconic sites (Topikopi, Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque, etc.). Because of the pub downstairs, the noise-level may be a little higher than some people are used to, but the bustle is little more than a hum in the dorm rooms, unlikely... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a 6 bed dorm with 5 of my friends and we had a wonderful time. Great location, close to many sight seeing destinations and restaurants and it is great how the guests can relax in the restaurant/ bar area. Clean and simple spaces, just what the young or solo traveler needs.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in many cheapish hotels in the Sirkeci area of İstanbul, but this one definitely wins the prize for the worst. Although the position was great, as far as it was easy to get around from there, it was very noisy. When staying in a cheap hotel I don't expect the Ritz, but I do expect cleanliness. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my Dutch friend recommend me to stay in this hostel. I have stayed in a female dorm room private facilities which was really clean and comfortable. Also the stuff is helpfull and funny:)The location of this hostel is so central if you like to discover old part of town as BLue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern,Hippordrome...etc.They... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the best place i stayed in Istanbul.Lovely personnel,clean place, great food, try meatballs.It is so close to Blue Mosque,Ayasofya,Topkapi Place. I really enjoyed my stay and suggest everybody.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is incredible. It's the cleanest and most well kept hostel I think I've ever stayed in. The staff at the desk and in the adjoining pub are absolutely so lovable and fun, and you cannot get much closer to the incredible sights. We walked all over the place from here and seriously enjoyed our stay. Perfect for any... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Hostel Sultan for 2 days.The location of the hostel is very nice.You can walk to museums easıly.The rooms are very clean and large.The staff is very friendly.The hotel's restaurant is very nice and fun.You are having a nice time while eating.Prices are very cheap.If you are looking for a safe and comfortable hostel in Sultanahmet ,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for those traveling by themselves. Easy to meet people at the common areas (bar and restaurant). Location is great, steps from Ayasofia and blue mosque. Staff is helpful and respectful. Breakfast is not the best neither showers-washrooms but its on budget! It can get a bit noisy because of the bar but not that much. Try to avoid... More

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Address: Akbiyik Cad no 21, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet - Old City
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Be smart, stay smart! Our mission is to provide comfortable, stylish, convenient and affordable accommodation in Istanbul at a price that can’t be beat. Our location is designed with the backpacker in mind. From our 24-hour reception to security lockers , we have everything you need to enjoy your stay and feel comfortable. SULTAN HOSTEL IS THE ONLY HOSTEL WHERE YOU CAN WATCH RUGBY GAMES LIVE ON BIG SCREEN TV AND ALSO ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE IN ENGLISH Our hostel is also regularly health and safety checked by the local governments. If you have not satisfied with your stay for any reasons, we take your comments and suggestions seriously. We encourage you to speak to your dedicated and highly-trained staff to help us improve our hostels. We will work our hardest to make it a pleasant stay, whether one night or a month! As part of the Youth Hostel Association and the International Youth Hostel Federation. We are right in the heart of a young, international area full of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars, this YHA property buzzes with action. We are the perfect stop on your backpacker trail of Istanbul. Our rooms are with or without Bathroom and Breakfast Included. Our hostel is centrally located in Sultanahmet and is just a few minutes walk from all the major attractions. On our big screen TV.You can watch the latest movies and watch all sports activitivies including, Rugby, Premier League, Tennis, golf. Some of our facilities are; Reasonable prices, Clean comfortable rooms, 24 hour piping hot water, No curfew, Friendly, helpful English speaking staff, Great food, Relaxed Bar, Lockers for your valuables. Free internet access, wireless internet, home tether, free towels, breakfast included, travel agency, sea view terrace in summerThe Sultan Hostel is a short walk to all the main sights including, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, the Underground Cistern, the Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. ... more   less 
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