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Second Home Hostel

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'll start by saying from the moment I walked in, until the last minute that I left this place in my short stay, I felt right at home! Everybody was so welcoming, accommodating, and super friendly! The bathrooms were always clean, the lobby was always neat, and the roof was so much fun at night! Memo is over all amazing... More 

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Benghazi, Libya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Five over five ، I spent 10 days in this hostile , clean , friendly , near to all what u need metro mosque mouseum shops restaurant , quite , easy to reach ,cheap , that's y it's five over five . Please keep in this way

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff is what makes this hostel amazing. Everyone is fun and friendly here. They're always willing to get people together for a social gather or a night out. The ONLY bad thing I had to say about this place was the dorm room downstairs was a little loud with the nearby street and traffic. But that was a small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hostel in the heart of Istanbul. I stayed in the 8 bed dorm which was very clean and comfortable. The staff are more than willing to help with anything and are very social. Can walk to all attractions and the hostel is easy to get to from the airport by metro and tram system. Cannot fault this hostel!

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Lisbon District, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we would arrive at Istanbul at night we booked a shuttle, that picked us at the airport and dropped us right in front of the hostel door for a nice price, but if you arrive at daytime you can easily go by metro! The surprise began early, just when we arrived at the hostel. Usually you pay, staff show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really good time the two nights we stayed at second home. Upon arrival we were greeted by friendly staff and offered some tea. The location is great and there are many restaurants in the area. Our room was clean and cozy. The rooftop is also really cool and fun to hang out on! Can definitely recommend!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very convenient location, friendly staffs, clean room. It's second home really and i love it. We had lots of fun here in party. The night i arrived Istanbul, a taxi driver cheated me almost 100$, i told staffs then when i needed to go out to find some foods at that night, a staff took me, i was really thankful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to istanbul for 5 days last week and stayed in this awesome hostel right in the city center. When we got there they offered us a cup of turkish tea in a really nice common room. After leaving our stuff in the room we were invited to visit the rooftop where we found 4 little kittens, an amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I actually chose to stay at second home hostel because of the good reviews I saw online and there has not been a moment that I've regretted that decision. The people who work here seriously care and will do their very best to take care of you. I was only here for a few days but had a great time.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 5nights in private double and only thing I can complain was smell from bathroom/toilet pipes. Other than this staff is great and helpful! And will do their best to make sure you feel like home. Breakfast is yummy and on Fridays they have dinner where you can sample some Turkish cuisine. You can but shisha and have it... More 

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