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Sinbad Hostel

Kucukayasofya Mah. Demirci Resit Sok. No:1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I was charged 100t/l and it was the worst place I ever stayed in and my room was ensuite so God help the rest. It had two single beds, no chair, wardrobe and that was it. The rug was not hoovered and I did not dare look under the bed. The beds were uncomfortable. It was right behind reception and... More

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SHANGHAI
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

It was expensive. It was terribly conditioned. It was unclean. Combined above, it was not a good place for one expects more even for a backpacker. The only good thing was, it was so close to the Blue Mosque!

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Guri, South Korea
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468 reviews 468 reviews
40 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

C1 ( 2013.08.08 ) I have been stayed there 4 days. This hostel's merit was only one, cheap. I don't understand another's reveiw that there was clean. I liked trip, so I have stayed many accomodation, hostel, etc. There was a worst accomodation in my life. Especially, there was a hostel for Korean, I think. ( I'm Korean. ) This... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

That was the first time I stayed in the Hostel, maybe that was a good place but for me it was very bad place. Because I stayed everytime in the Hotel, and I get used it, after those things when I go a Hostel, I see the difference. But thank you for everyone at there.

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Szczecin, Poland
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Stayed at Sinbad hostel twice - 2006 and 2007. Rooms weren't nice, simple 6 bed dormitory with almost no equipment. Bathroom was in terrible condition, only cold water. OK, now some warm words... hostel is situated in perfect location, just a few steps from Blue Mosque. Althought conditions weren't good at all, I must say I quite like my stay... More

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Graz, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

So we stayed in the Sinbad Hostel for 3 nights. Let's start with the good things: The breakfast is good, we didn't got an egg anywhere else and the view from the terrace was nice. We slept in a dorm and the size of the room was okay. What we didn't like: The WC is soo narrow. It was nearly... More

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Ithaca, New York
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33 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

This place was awful! Noisy and busy and unfriendly. The guy who served us when we arrived was such a jerk (we would have walked out but everywhere was full), and we genuinely thought he might have been drunk (didn't answer our questions properly, laughed at us when we asked what time was checkout). My bed had dirt in it... More

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Ouarzazate, Morocco
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78 reviews 78 reviews
54 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

I stayed twice in this hostel in istanbul. one time back in 2003 and it was not peak season so hostel was OK - somehow clean and taken care of. But, unfortunately i came back in 2011 and all toilets were disgusting. I just didn't want to take a shower or enter any toilet in any floor. Breakfast is taken... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

i reserved the dorm beds by phone and email. but when i reached, the owner was courteous but gave us tripple room. there was a bit of uneasiness but it worked. the free breakfast was nice at the roof top in march, with a nice view of the marmara sea. the proximity to hagia sophia, topkapi, and other places makes... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

It is located near Blue Mosque just walking from 5 minute. You can make your travel within only 10 minute around from here. This is old hostel, but clean enough : you should know that this hostel is 10 years old and 10 euro per one night. Despite of that, air conditioner and heater is furnished, 24 hour hot shower... More

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Address: Kucukayasofya Mah. Demirci Resit Sok. No:1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet - Old City
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Ranked #386 of 697 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
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