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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 #72 of 806 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago

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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Bhopal, India
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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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Cairo, Egypt
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This hostel rules. It is in the best spot in Istanbul- right by the sultanamet tram stop on an alley way of nice restaurants with no car access. It is so close to all main sites in the old city. It was clean and had wifi throughout. The staff were so friendly and helpful that I would stay here again... More

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Rehovot, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The location of this hostel was perfect! Everything was within walking distance for the most part, or the tram stop is at the end of the street. The dorms were clean, and somewhat spacious. The breakfast is not as extensive as advertised on their website. The only negative thing I have to say about this hostel is the staff. I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This was one of the nicest hostel experiences I have had. The staff are awesome! Really friendly and helpful with anything you need. The dorms are clean and quiet. It has a great location so you can see the city from there whether you want to walk around or take the trams. The rooftop for breakfast has great views. It... More

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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): $
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Just in the heart of historical Istanbul, Old City Hostel is the best located hostel in Istanbul! Cleanliness, safety and comfort are top priorities for Old City Hostel. ... more   less 
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