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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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Ithaca, New York
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33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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55 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

Please Read This Message.. This used to be a great Hostel a few years back, the only thing you want, is a clean room and friendly service, and thats the complete opposite we recieved. If you are crazy and out of your mind and do decide to stay here, make sure you check your room and showers ect ect As... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2011

If you walk from sultan ahmet tram station just 5~10min,you can see this hostel.It is in the center of historical place,so very close to go hagia sopia,blue mosque,tocapi palace,basilica cistern,grand bazaar.Rooms are very worm and clean.They give anyone 2 clean linen sheets for bed by free. Free wifi even you can use in your room.When you go back to international... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

If you are looking for a budget-friendly and hospitable location to stay while traveling around Istanbul, this is definitely the place to go. It's right by the most famous and beautiful sites in Istanbul - The Blue Mosque, Aya Sofya, the Grand Bazaar, and so on. The staff is friendly and the price is amazing - you even get breakfast,... More 

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denhaag
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

relex, good locatıon,good staf ,clean,good servece,free ınternt ,free breakfest

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2010

I am writing this review while still in my room. Here are the good and bad about this place: pros: OK location. some of the staff are nice. terrace view is nice. cons: There is so much to complain about here. This is one of the dirtiest places I have been to. The entire floor has one sink about 50cm... More 

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Pitesti, Romania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

We went 4 persons and we've stayed in double rooms with shared bathroom (shared with the whole floor, not between us). I couldn't sleep because of the smell of dirt and stinking beds. I felt sick when I had to go to shower or to wash my teeth. At the toilet, if I closed the door, there was not enough... More 

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