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Sinbad Hostel

Kucukayasofya Mah. Demirci Resit Sok. No:1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 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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38 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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706 reviews 706 reviews
50 hotel reviews
257 helpful votes 257 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
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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
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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