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Akbiyik Cad. No:14/1, Istanbul Sultanahmet, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
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Ranked #97 of 896 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights after staying at another hostel in Istanbul and we couldn't have been happier. We stopped in for dinner one night, and our host, Victor, sat with us for dinner and his graciousness and great food and great staff convinced us to switch. We were going to leave Istanbul, but because we loved this hostel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Comfortable, friendly, perfectly located. We have stayed here twice, in October 2012 and again in November 2014. They really make you feel welcome and are very helpful and accommodating. We will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This place beyond exceeded our expectations! The friendly and genuine staff make this place feel like home. Our double room was lovely, modern and great value. Bed was comfortable and we always slept well. You can hear the call to prayer in the morning, which is all part of the Turkish experience! You couldn't get any closer to the Aya... More 

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Murwillumbah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The New Backpackers is a short walk to many of the main tourist attractions of historic Istanbul. The excellent public transport system is easily accessed for visits further afield. The friendly helpful staff are always on hand. Our room on the third floor was spacious, comfortable, air-conditioned and clean with a private bathroom that always had plenty of hot water.The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The new backpackers was in a prime spot in Sultanahmet, easy walking distance to the main tourist attractions cistern basilica, hagia sofia, blue mosque and grand bazaar. Our room was quite big and air con worked well, however it was really loud at night because it was over the street, but after long tourist days we slept ok. The staff... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This hotel/hostel has an incredible location from all the historic landmarks. The staff is very friendly and I emphasize VERY because they really are especially with women. But still it was a very pleasant experience and this was my second time in this hotel. The cafes and restaurants around will surely keep you busy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Location and value for money was fantastic, walking distance to the Blue Mosque and museums, also a lovely breakfast. My only problem was that on my last night the staff took my linen away as well as everything else that had been on my bed, thinking that I had left (despite the fact that I had paid for that night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The room we had didn't have a door but we still felt very safe. The bathroom wasn't very clean and leaked a bit but overall the location and service (as well as free breakfast) made up for that. The breakfast was really good! And the staff were very friendly and charismatic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

First of all , i spend 4 days and i wounder if i can come back again to spend more than 4 months and i will do sure one day i never feel that before it was as im at my home This place have some thing difrent they are special how they treat you as a family And they... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A good hostel with the awesome staff and atmosphere. They give you lots of pleasant gifts during your stay.The rooms are nice, but it can be a little noisy in the evening. Breakfast is a little avarage.

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Address: Akbiyik Cad. No:14/1, Istanbul Sultanahmet, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet - Old City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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