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Old City Hostel

Alemdar Mah. Bestekar Osman Sk No:9 | Divanyolu Cad,Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34600, Turkey
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Ranked #84 of 826 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I spent the first night in Turkey there. It was a small hostel in Sultan Ahmet, Istanbul. Really good location, convenient transportation, and in the crowded street. The room is spacious and clean, partly-equipped. The host there is really nice and friendly. Really high cost performance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is nearby centre of hagia sophia and blue musk, which is the must-go place when u visit istanbul. So, if u are choosing a place to stay, which is not expensive , clean room and easy to vist any sites, I totally recommend this great hostel. By the way, the boss is handsome and nice.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have traveled in many countries, but experience with the owner of this hostel is the worst. We booked through Instantworldbooking.com (big mistake!) One bedroom for 8 persons, remaining to pay another 60 euros on arrival but when we got there Mr. Rifat, the owner, was quick to take our luggage in the room and then asked for my passport,then... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It was really good when we were staying there. Perfect location great staff and everything. But things were getting ugly after we booked a tour for Goreme there. The owner didn't mention one night hotel is included in the tour until our last day in Istanbul. As we did not know that, we booked another hotel for two nights and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I've been staying in hostels around Europe for a month now and this is one of the best. Great rooms, price, cleanliness, breakfast, and extremely friendly service and prime location, between the Hagia Sophia and Grand Bazaar. I highly recommend it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I chose this place because it was on the top of the hostelworld.com website. And I was not disappointed. It had clean rooms/bathrooms/sheets. But the hostel is really tiny, with cramped staircases and the rooms are also a little small. One of the reviews mentions below that if you like a quite place to sleep in, then this might not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Old city hostel is well located near the tram station, and few minutes to blue mosque, Ayasofya and Basilica Cistern. The food street downstairs and on the rooftop holding party all night long. If you want a quiet place to sleep, it may not be the hostel you should stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The place is not big but i have enjoyed staying there, its clean, safe and its located in a very good spot, located in the central historical area, very near to the tramway.The staff are very helpful too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is the place to stay if your, backpacking, want to do the sights of istanbul and are willing to spend a bit more for the privilege of the location and not much else. Location is great, staff were pretty good, mostly friendly and would help in any way they could but you may have to go find them if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It is very very tiny. The dorms are congested. But the rooms and the toilets are very clean. The sheets and blankets are very clean. Pretty decene breakfast with tea/coffee, milk & cereal, bread etc. it is very close to all the tourist attractions - grand bazaar, hagia sophia, blue mosque, tram etc.

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Bestekar Osman Sk No:9 | Divanyolu Cad,Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34600, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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