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Old City Hostel

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Alemdar Mah. Bestekar Osman Sk No:9 | Divanyolu Cad,Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34600, Turkey
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Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel was very clean and had everything I needed. You cannot beat the location... It is 1 minute from the metro, and 5 minutes from so many desired destinations in Istanbul such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Spice Market, Grand Bazar, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, and more... 20 minute metro ride from Taksim Area and easy to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Fair Price, the friendliest staff, clean and comfortable rooms, beautiful rooftop terrace and really good located in the heart of the old City! So definitely worth a visit!! It was my first time in Istanbul and i am really amazed by the hospitility :)

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Stone Town, Tanzania
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

I stay 4nights with a friend! The room and the toilet was very clean. Perfect location! You can go easily to everywhere. Best value for money! if someone wants to go to the other side, the tram stop is only 3 minutes...

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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Location is perfect, at Sultanahmed, surrounded by stores, restaurants, bakeries, hamman, public transportation...the strongest point to stress, I would say. Staff is so kind an helpful, the rooms are correct: clean, nice and welcoming. Breakfast is complete and there is this dreamy roof you can see breathtaking sunrise at, whilst having your coffee early in the morning, or chat with... More 

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Old city hostel is located on a very touristic area close to main attractions in Sultanahmet. Staff is amazingly helpful. I stayed for two nights in a comfortable, tidy and clean 8-beds dorm. Nice breakfast included! Must meet Furkan, hilarious guy ever!

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Stayed at the girls dormitory for two nights. Comfortable beds, storage space and peaceful sleep. Room cleaned every day. Primarily close to the all the major attractions. Very basic breakfast, sometimes tea or bread is not available. But, best place to stay with friends or on solo travel. Multiple room keys will be provided to the dorm members, so that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I stayed at Old City Hostel for a week while staying in Istanbul. The hostel is in a great location only minutes from all the major sites. I had a great stay, the staff a very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend Old City Hostel for anyone wanting a comfortable and enjoyable stay whilst in Istanbul.

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Castelraimondo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

I was with 3 friends. The place is great, near to the most famous touristic place. It's cheap, clean and the staff is friendly and professional. From the terrace you can look at the blue mosque and aryasophia. I suggest this place. (:

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Esfahan, Iran
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

that was clean near histirical & atraction place.20 step to tramva station.lats of resturant.near the rever an bouts.sttaf were very frindly and helpful.you can visiting 6&7 sight seeing.and very good price

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Best place to stay ,very near to all places near to tram and all ! Specially the staff is very cooperative ! All of them are very nice best is Mr Rifaat he always there to cheer us such a helping animal !! Good to stay in a economical rate ... Highly recommended

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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