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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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the last year I've stayed in over 50 hostels and this was in the bottom two - dirty, cramped room, unfriendly staff and unbeatable breakfast. For either the same price or just a little more, you could definitely find something better!

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Cairo, Egypt
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you are expecting a minimum luxury you won't find it. Rooms are basic but clean. The breakfast is very basic and adequate - in fact this is the poorest breakfast I eaver had. However since the location is really nice and the guy at reception was good I am going to give a rating of 3 for this hostel.

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Athens, Greece
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stayed in this hostel for a night, in a double room with a shared bathroom, after we had left a terrible 'hotel' we had booked. Even though it was late and we were desperate to find a place to stay, the manager gave us a very good price. The room was extremely basic but clean, the shared bathroom was... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This cute little hostel is a hidden gem. The rooms are spacious and there is sir conditioning. The cleanliness could have been a little better but nothing beat the breakfast with a view of the Bosphorus Sea. There were many stairs to climb so beware anyone with leg problems. I stayed during Ramadan so there was a great deal of... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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597 reviews 597 reviews
46 hotel reviews
185 helpful votes 185 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Address: Kucukayasofya Mah. Demirci Resit Sok. No:1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet - Old City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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