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World House Istanbul

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Galip Dede Cad. No:85 Galata, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
World House Istanbul
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Ranked #138 of 955 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

During our stay at the World House Hostel, my partner and I stayed in two rooms. The first room was an 8 room dorm. Although some noise could be heard from the street, the main sleep distrburances was from other room mates (which is to be expected of a large dorm room). On our last night within this room, the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is easily one of the best hostels I've stayed in. The location is impossible to beat: i the heart of Beyoglu, on the narrow, steep Galipede, in the shadow of the Galata Tower, a few minutes from Istiklal. The rooms are spacious, with decent beds, and they are being kept clean all the time. Turkish breakfast is included, and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

24/7 reception, user friendly, good turkish breakfast, friendly staff, good location, good atmoshere, clean, value for money, I would definitely recommend this hostel to the budget traveller. te shek kewr da reem!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Landed in Istanbul after 15 hours in flight and found our way to this excellent place in the Beyoglu district. They gave us a lovely little apartment room right outside the Gelata tower (so we'd always know how to find it :D) and it became our Istanbul home base. The staff was incredibly sweet and helpful, the breakfast fresh and... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I stayed in the individual apartments that are attached to the hostel. Both are super clean and in the best location you could wish for! I have stayed in a few areas in Istanbul, but this was definitely the best - close to the old town (for sightseeing) and trendy Taksim (for nightlife & shopping). The staff are super friendly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stayed in the 14 bed dorm for the first 3 nights and 8 bed dorm on the final night - both of which were clean and safe. The rooms came with lockers for bags and valuables but regardless of this we met some amazing people on our trip and would definitely recommend it. The staff were extremely friendly and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We went with 4 friends to this guesthouse, and found that it is working as a place to use as a starting for the day. Close to most touristic highlights and nightlife, and even close to the subway and ferry. Rooms are clean and staff is friendly. The breakfast is very limited and the area where you can eat it... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Good location(near to Taksim as well as galata and old town), clean, friendly staff, ok breakfast included, lockers available in rooms. Bed not comfortable in dorm and makes funny noises, less and small washroom. Overall an ok hostel for backpackers

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I'm a backpacker and have stayed at all sorts of hostels - this one falls squarely in the middle of the pack. The dorms are clean and the beds were comfortable, but the common area was pretty cramped without any amenities. The hostel is a good jumping off point for touring, but not great for a long stay as it's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This hostel has some benefits: Great location, and very friendly and helpful staff. The other rooms may have been better, but we stayed in the private room for two people and it was not that great for the price. Bathroom was very small and cramped. No blades in the fan, shower did not have consistent hot water, the bed was... More 

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