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Second Home Hostel

2.0 of 5 Ebussuut No: 19 Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had a few nights here in October 2014. The location was great as it is an easy walk to the Bosphorus, Hague Sophia, Grand Bazar and other main sites. There are also many bars and restaurants in the area. The staff are very friendly and helpful with bookings or advice. The free breakfast was adequate and there is also... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say that Second Home Hostel was one of the best hostels i have ever been. We found it on the internet and based of good reviews we booked and we didn't regret it. Hostel is located close to all the famous sights that you might wanna visit. It's 10 minutes by walk to Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving very late at night, the reception was open and we were met with open arms. We checked in without any problems. The following day we had a decent breakfast (included in the price) and numerous staff-members stood ready to answer questions or simply just to hang out. It was truly like a cozy household of which we became part... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved Second Home Hostel! I had such an amazing experience. The staff were experts on the city and answering all of our questions regarding food, sightseeing, etc,. The hostel was located next to Haga Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar. It is also located next to the metro which made it convenient and easy to travel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had amazing time in SecondHomeHostel:) The staff were extremely amazing and friendly ( the best ever) , and you felt at home right away. Really nice location ( 5 min walk to AyaSophia and Blue Mosque), great atmosphere, great people and also breakfast is very nice and free and price is quite fair. The rooms are of adequate size... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had such an amazing time in the Second Home Hostel. The managers were so fun to hang out with and very patient with all of my questions. They were experts on the city and had great recommendations for food, sightseeing, etc. Next time I visit Istanbul, I will undoubtedly stay at the same hostel. I only gave it 4... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main advantage of this place is the location. It is so close to AyaSophia and Blue Mosque, the metro which will get you the asian side is at 1 minute walking distance, the port is also nearby. Unfortunately the double rooms are small (some having no window) and for a tall person it is difficult to sleep in their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were super welcoming and as soon as I arrived gave me something to eat and drink for free. Definitely try the apple tea - it's delicious. The taxi transfer was a little pricey- from SAW airport they charged me 55euros. But then on the way from the hostel to SAW was only 10euros. All of the staff are... More 

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Denmark
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're looking for a central place to stay with a bed, bath, wifi and simple breakfast and dont care about the standard, this is a decent place to stay. It's clean and central and covered our basic needs. At our first day at arrival, we had some issues with the smell from the drain at our room. We mentioned... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It's a good cheap Hostel (if you book online beforehand, and not just walk in), with perfect location (Topkapi Palace around the corner), good breakfast, free wifi, and friendly staff. We had a double room, which was quite small but clean. We really enjoyed our stay there. YET there is no air conditioning...

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Address: Ebussuut No: 19 Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Second Home Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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