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Chillout Cengo Hostel

Atif Yilmaz cad. Halas sok. no3 | Sakizagaci-Huseyin Aga mah. Beyoglu, Istanbul 34050, Turkey
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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great hostel to stay at. The whole vibe is super chill and the staff was incredibly nice. One of the workers even took me and my friend out for the night and showed us around like locals. They were very warm and welcoming on a cold rainy day. A little hard to find but once you get... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've spent 3 nights at this hostel. It's a place to meet people, most of them are backpackers, long life travelers on low budged. Overall it was an interesting experience, specially due to the interaction with the staff which was willing to take you out to party and introduce you to the others.

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Thank Adela A
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Was disappointed staying here. I guess you get what you pay for. Good for not spending much time, recommended maybe 1 night. Negative : very dusty & dirty, even found a toe nail clipping next to my bed! Dorm room had no fan or A / C, was really hot with lots of people sleeping in the one room. Only... More 

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Thank Adriarne D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We spent 5 nights at the hostel. The staff is really friendly, great service, free tea and common places to meet and chat with travellers from all around the world. Our lamp didn't work so we even got a new room with our own balcony which was very nice and appreciated! Don't expect to sleep to much though, the walls... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Our stay took 7 days, double room with external bathroom. Negative: Absolutely disgusting and too less toilets. The hostel has got a capacity for a lot of people that can use the 4 bathrooms. One of the bathrooms was all the time closed, maybe because it was defect. So if you consider that a lot of people use the 3... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Stayed for 4 nights with 2 friends in a 10-bed mixed dorm. First of all, unbelievably cheap: 25LR a night. Unfortunately, there were only 4 tiny bathrooms for the entire hostel. These were bearable and did provide hot water, but always smelt awful. Most of the furniture in the hostel is, albeit colourful and very edgy, broken, dirty or just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

It's a wonderful place whit nice staff ,they have nice rooms and good service .the hostel is cheap ,whit the best music ever and we dancing all night long .the people who own this place are very friendly people . Good luck guys .

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Heraklion, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This was my second stay at Chillout Cengo. We stayed with my girlfriend 5 days in a private double room. Breakfast, lunch or dinner with a bunch of peoples from all over the world! Chatting and laughing, for our trips, countries, hometowns, politics, food, drinks, movies, books, exchange "words" from our languages. Emre (Trabzon), Juan (Portugal), Shelby and Kevin (USA),... More 

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Guys, if you ever step by in Istanbul and wonder what's the coolest area, that's definitely in Beyoglu, around Taksim square. All kinds of cool bars, mainly awesome half hidden roooftops, and with that interesting local places, not as clean as Sultanahmet area, which would be the most touristic, but at least which has the honor of being honest. The... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

We were a group of more then ten people and the staff were amazing in accomodating us in the same room. It was a bit hard to find the hostel as it is not very visible. There are just 3 bathrooms for the whole 3-floor hostel so when you go to the WC or shower you need to go one... More 

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Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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