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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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  • 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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Florence, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel was completely worth it. The location is incredible, the staff is great, and breakfast is provided (and it's not half bad either!). Plus, the restaurant downstairs gave us free drinks, and even let me keep a tea cup! Overall, it was an awesome experience, and if you are a college student or not, you should stay here!

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I recently stayed at the Old City Hostel while we were in Istanbul. We had a great experience and I like to think that the place we stayed had a great deal of involvement with that. Upon our arrival, we were allowed to eat breakfast and leave our bags, even though we were too early to check... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Second night - coming back from our first journey into Taksim Square. Front door is locked. Rifat (the owner) had given me his phone number after he caught us drinking on the rooftop earlier that night, give him a ring, no answer. Window's open. Why not go for it? Right? Rifat opens the door as one of our group is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This small place is at an amazing location in the old city. In February it is slow season but still met fun people. Rooms very clean and top patio would be great in the warmer months! Free WiFi, free basic breakfast and very cheap to stay. Recommended.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

It's a new Restaurant and I am glad to report the food is Good!! Really good!! Particularly enjoyed the Kebab in the Pot! Dint stay in the hostel just dined in the restaurant Liked the area a lot, lots of things to do

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Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

It is a nice hostel, great staff and a very good location ! there are so many shop nearly and restaurant ! You can easily find some local food anyway. It's my second time to stay here! And the chef and Yusuf is very kindly and helpful! By the way, merry christmas 2014!

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Old CIty Hostel has good location. It is very close to the Sultanahmet Tram station and located near many places of interest such as Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. They are all walking distance. Hostel owners are approachable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The hostel is near the Blue Mosque, Aya Sofia and Topkaki palace... so very good location. You can go to the grand bazaar and spice market by foot. The staff is great and the hostel is really clean. Wifi works! They have a great turkish breakfast :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The hostel was very well located, really near from the tram station. The room was really clean and they used to clean the bathroom every day. The staffs were great, they gave us tea all the time for free. The breakfast was incluided and delicious, they had eggs, cake, bread and jam!! I recomend 100%!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The hostel is located right in the old town, so many sights are in walking distance. The rooms are nice and clean, the bathrooms are fine and the staff is very friendly. And the tea is great. Breakfast is fine as well, maybe some fruits would be great. Totally recommend staying there!

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