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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 787 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to experience an enjoyable stay and atmosphere with a knowledgeable, resourceful, caring and sharing host who welcomes you to feel secure and safe in a quiet location and home like hostel with sanitary facilities and hot showers. Memo takes great care of all visitors while he manages the hostel from breakfast thru to the evening,... More

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Hurlingham, Buenos Aires, Argentina
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

People make the difference in this place. My best stay during my entire trip for sure. It is very, VERY well located. The staff is more than helpful, I droved them crazy with all my requests and e mails and they kept on helping... I really recommend this place for those who want to meet great local people and a... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My girlfriend and I spent only one night at SHH, but we really felt like it was home. Staff is amazing, all of them very friendly and always ready to help out with any tips needed. And this can't be overstated, believe me. The place itself is cozy and quiet, very important to us after a day's walk. The location... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The location is great, less than 5 minutes from Gulhane tram station, and all the attractions and important places to visit are still within the walking distance (Ayasofya, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, etc). The hostel staff are nice and friendly and they will answer all your queries even before you arrived there. They let us stay in the same room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is my 2nd review written here about this hostel & honestly the staffs are very friendly and trying all their bests to provide best memories during your stay. don't reject their party suggesting which are 2 times a week and you will have more fun otherwise you'll miss it. The Sultanahmet area is the old city part and very... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I enjoyed every minute of my time here. Hostel stuff is exceptionally warm and friendly; sometimes guests and the stuff have common dinners in the lobby and go out together. This place feels like second home indeed :) As for the rooms, they are neat and clean, wifi is accessible everywhere, and there are two good laptops in the lobby... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Excellent location. Very friendly Staff. Nice and quite place to be at. Tram station nearby. All places are on walking distance. For Family people, just a caution that no lift only stairs. I enjoyed my stay with my family.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Everyone that works here is really, really nice. One problem, the chairs tend to rock. Otherwise, the experience was amazing and I would stay here again and again. The place is relaxed as well, a nice break from the hustle and bustle of Istanbul. Plus, people from everywhere just hang out and they promote a friendly group atmosphere. Needed when... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My friend and I experienced two types of rooms from Secondhome Hostel - the dorm and the double. Needless to say, the room was as expected from the photos displayed, despite being a little smaller. However, it was compensated by the warm and friendly people managing the place. We felt really comfortable and at ease. The location is also really... More

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Address: Ebussuut No: 19 Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey
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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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