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Rapunzel Hostel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Bereketzade District Bereketzade Cami Str. No:3 Arapcami, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34420, Turkey
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Ranked #41 of 753 Istanbul B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emilia87SanFrancisco San Francisco
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel was a little hard to find, so I advise arriving during the day, but other than that, our stay was lovely. The staff are very welcoming and can give you tips on places to visit, the beds are super comfy and clean, and the rooftop is a really nice place to eat breakfast. I highly recommend this hostel.... More

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Athens, Greece
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Rapunzel has a great hipsterish vibe, with a fantastic terrace, and great accommodations. It's comfortable and clean with awesome helpful staff. The proximity to galata tower is really nice. The breakfast is also really good.

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Funchal, Portugal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Great welcome at midnight (hot tea to warm me up and lots of smiles !!!). Great help with directions, cheapest taxi, more fresh mint tea after a morning of shopping, super clean, organized, oh and the breakfast !!!! Superb :)))) Perfect location, and wonderful decor, wi-fi works fine, well I think I ve made my point. Book now, and you... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here our first few nights in Istanbul and it was perfect. Cozy, clean, super friendly staff, great little breakfast and an awesome location. I'd stay here again and recommend it to others. We had a very spacious room with our own bathroom. It was quiet and they have someone at the desk 24/7. We loved... More

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Berlin, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Been here in summer & winter and would come back anytime. It is a well run Hostel in the best part of town to stay really. And the staff is extremely nice, helpful and flexible. This is my favorite place to stay in Istanbul and I will come back as long as it exists.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Very charming hostel, would definitely recommend it! Friendly and helpful staff. Great location - very close to the Galata Tower, tramway, as well as a 20 min walk to Taksim square. Had a very clean private room & bathroom. Awesome rooftop terrace with amazing views of the city. Breakfast provided. WIFI everywhere - always a plus.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Rapunzel was more expensive than other hostels I've been to in Turkey, but it was worth the 18 EUR/night price. Staff were helpful in giving directions and recommending places to eat. They also let me keep my luggage there for three days after I had checked out -- too accommodating! Breakfast was good; your standard Turkish fare (cheese, tomatos, bread,... More

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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I spent 3 nights with my girlfriend in October. Couldn't be better. Very nice welcome from the owner who offered us a tea while he was doing our check in. Since it was not full, we got an upgrade to a bigger double room. Hot shower all the time, towels and linen for free. It is a very good starting... More

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geneva
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We spent a week there in July with 2 friend, and we just loved it. The guys/girls who work there are really nice and helpful. Have drinks with you on the wonderful roof terrace, take you out, etc. The athmosphere in this hostel is just very particular, there is something in the air... Music, also, very nice music! The place... More

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I've stayed at Rapunzel for four nights at the end of May and had a fantastic time. The place is clean and friendly, the area safe and ideally located between Istiklal Caddesi and Sultanahmet. Galata Bridge is 5 mins walk downhill, very convenient for jumping on a ferry, enjoy a fish sandwich or yummy baklavas - just ask Furkan or... More

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Additional Information about Rapunzel Hostel

Address: Bereketzade District Bereketzade Cami Str. No:3 Arapcami, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34420, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #41 of 753 B&Bs / Inns in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rapunzel Hostel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rapunzel Hostel is centrally located in the hip and happening area of Istanbul, "Galata" (in the Beyoglu district) offering a budget hostel next to the famous Galata Tower. Istiklal Street, with its nightlife, shopping and famous cosmopolitan atmosphere is only 5 min away;as is Tunel square, which is officially the trendiest place in Istanbul right now, with a mixture of cool cafes and bars. The old city "Sultanahmet", which holds all the principal monuments of Istanbul, is also 5 min away by tram. The nearest metro station is 2 min, tram and bus stops are 3 min walking distance away from our beloved hostel. It is a place at the heart of the city, offering you a cosy and comfortable base from which to explore the unforgettable beauty of Istanbul. ... more   less 
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