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Second Home Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Ebussuut No: 19 Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #14 of 809 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Jay S Paignton, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff at the hostel are great. Hussein in particular! They were helpful, welcoming and lots of fun to hang out with. The location is excellent and the roof terrace was perfect to look out over Istanbul. Would recommend to groups or solo travellers of any age/sex.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We slept in a private double room with shared bathroom and all was clean and comfortable. This hotel is very well located and the neighborhood is safe. From there, you can go everywhere in Istambul easily with public transport. About the staff, they are very helpfull and friendly. They offer tea and a good turkish breakfast. There is a good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in a single room with shared bath on 3rd floor. It was a wonderful experience. The room was fine, bed comfortable, fan blocked out all other noise at night, even the tooting! The street isnt overly busy. The staff made me feel welcome and its easy to meet people in the shared brekkie, dining room. The area... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly hostel is situated near key tourist attractions in istanbul. This helps to save money on transport. Rooms are well maintained and clean. Toilets are very clean as well. But the best part of my experience was interacting with the staffs of the hostel. Very nice and friendly people who go out of the way to make you feel welcomed... More

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Tunis Governorate, Tunisia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second home what can I say abt! Just a good things. Second home hostel has a good location (5min to Blue Mosque and 3 min to Eminonu) its easy to reach taksim from there also. The staff are so friendly and i like their warm manner. If you just crach in Turkey and you dont have any idea what you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second Home Hostel is definitely the best hostel in Istanbul. Rooms are clean and warm , staff are so welcoming and friendly. Its located in the center of downtown 2 minutes away from a Tram station . I will definitely stay in Second home hostel again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second home hostel is utterly amazing Its the best place you can stay at if you are visiting Istanbul. People are friendly and helpful , place is always clean and warm and its just in the center of Istanbul. I would definitely stay there again .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel staff was so friendly and helpful everything else fell into place to feel like a home away from home. The hostel is right in the middle of all the major attractions and Asma will help you with ANY questions you have. My sister and I will definitely be back if we are every in Istanbul again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you look for for real turkish hospitality, the second home hostel is the best plan for you, people are very welcoming and ready to help you get the best of istanbul, the location is in a wonderful place, you can go by walk or take the tramway to visit the whole city without any complications. The hostel is very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Memo planned our whole trip around Turkey from hostels to transfers and was very helpful with the million questions we had to ask. All the staff are really lovely and welcoming and the place has a really great locations just down the road from the railway station. Rooms are spacious and although the bathrooms are shared they are always clean... 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*
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Welcome to your 'Second Home' in Istanbul !We have been providing a welcoming, clean and safe place for visitors with the best location since 2009 !Dormitory, hostel rooms, private rooms or suites; we have every kind of accomodation choices. So there will certainly be something to match your budgetTravelling alone or in a group, there are plenty of opportunities to socializeWe can arrange tours in Istanbul, give helpful tips and information about the city, and help with any other of your travel needs.We are looking forward to seeing you. ... more   less 
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