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Second Home Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Ebussuut No: 19 Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #13 of 825 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Second Home hostel was perfect for me and my friend: nice place with everything that you need, good advices for restaurants and monuments to visit, warm atmosphere... Moreover the staff was excellent. Big thanks to Can, Memo and the others. They do everything they can to make you feel comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay, meeting new people from all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second Home was exactly that for me, great friendly social atmosphere, comfy dorm, awesome breakfast, and the guys Memo, Yusuf & Can are always there for you whatever you need, from tours and advice to a Turkish tea! Will be back and couldn't speak higher of this Hostel :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second Home was a good choice, the location was excellent....right next to the metro stop Gulhane and super close to all the major sites in the old part of town. Really excellent staff, they were all super helpful! Sweet roof deck with good views all around.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our daughter recommended the hostel to us. We were slightly hesitant because in our 50s we would be a little older than most of the other guests. However, it didn't matter. We were made very welcome. We had a room in a block down the road. Despite the closeness to the old city, it was very quiet. We loved being... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at my share of hostels around the world over the last 15 years and this is by far the best. The hosts go out of their way to make sure every guest feels welcome and comfortable. They are kind, generous wıth their time, and create an atmosphere that truly feels like a second home. Breakfast was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my brother was staying 4 nights in Istanbul at this hostel. We couldn’t have chosen a better place, Very friendly staff, awesome location, Lovely rooftop. And a lot of other fun friendly guests that all gave me the impression they had a good time there. We are 40 and 43 years old but still had a great time,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfectly located, with a rooftop terrace great for chilling out with a nice view to New Mosque and Galata Tower. Great staff, always helpful, open and friendly will make your stay one of a kind. They will not only create an friendly atmosfpehere but also will help you plan jour travel. After a few days it feels like a second... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value for the perfect location, very nice atmosphere, super friendly and helpful, relaxing place with all what you like is offered, great place, great people! Awesome service with the reception and the welcoming, the cleanliness of the shared places could have been better, but still a very good place for on a budget traveler, and a spot on taxi... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second Home is an amazing place to stay. Everyday you get so many people to meet from various parts of the world, and the staff is young and helps you with everything you ask. They're well informed. Breakfast is free, and if you hang out enough with fellow visitors you can really have a nice time. It is very approachable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second Home is an amazing place to stay. With free breakfast, friendly staff and the awesome roof top this place is worth every Lira! Everything is reasonably priced which includes the laundry and the refreshments they serve. The hostel is in the heart of the old district, so you will save money by just walking to 80% of your attractions.... More

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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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