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Taksim Sofa Hostel

Kuloglu Mah. Aga Kulhani Sok. No:5 Cihangir, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
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Ranked #176 of 826 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here before I found an apartment for my exchange semester in Istanbul. I stayed here for 7 nights. It was one of the best hostels I've stayed at. It was very friendly, open, the staff was cool, the area was cool and hipp, close to istiklal avenue, close to everything. There is a great restaurant that serves the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here after it went under new management. As soon as we got in the owner and staff of the hostel made us feel so welcome, like long-time friends! Our room was neat and tidy, free wi-fi. What really makes this place is the people, as I also read before coming here. So many different people from all over... More

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Bali, Indonesia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I stayed in this place before and it was good experience, the dorm clean, price included breakfast, and everything is just well organised. But NOW, They have new management ( I don't know since when ), and it's terrible. The price is increase but without breakfast. This new management is not well organise on maintaining the booking, he gave me... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

this hostel was by far one of the cheaper options in Taksim but it certainly catered to all our needs, good clean bathrooms, enough room in the doorms and comfy beds ( all for about half the price of the rest of taksim). The manager, Onur was great in advising us places to eat, drink and visit, he even came... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Under new managment, much improved!!!!!!!!!! awesome spot!! I had stayed at this hostel about a year ago, and wasn't particularly impressed with the management, but apart from that it was pretty good, good location, clean rooms etc, I was back in the area last week and decided to stay here for another few nights, and to my delight I found... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Great hostel to stay at, really friendly staff and great facilities, loved the atmosphere would recommend to anyone, have a chat to nathan the kiwi one of the owners he will give you a run Down of the area.

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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Soho hostel for a couple nights which was horrid, rooms filled with ciggarette smoke and noises from the street. We decided to come here. Very quiet steet, yet so close to the action. Great cafes, shops and supermarkets near by. They have a kitchen which they allow you to cook in and a fridge to uses if... More

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

When I arrived at the hostel in the morning, there was no staff on the counter. The staff was sleeping beside on the couch and totally ignoring me, it was funny. The room was just okay, but the the location of its site was so great. It wasn't too far to reach the shopping street(Taksim square) and the subway station.... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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19 reviews 19 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Ideal Hostel. Super cheap (6 euros a night for a shared room with 12 people), close to centre (5 minutes walking to Istiklal Cadessi). Ideal for people who don't mind to share with other people, and also it is quiet after 12 pm, so don't worry about your night rest. Fairly clean and friendly owner!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Staff is friendly, tahsin told me "this is your second home" ^^ They have everything; common kitchen, roof top, at the loby comfy sofas They give all tips you need nice place to eat nice bars and clubs historical places, beaches

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Address: Kuloglu Mah. Aga Kulhani Sok. No:5 Cihangir, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 24
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