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Taksim Sopha Hostel

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Kuloglu Mah. Aga Kulhani Sok. No:5 Cihangir, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey (Formerly Taksim Sofa Hostel)
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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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ROSARIO
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice enviroment. The staff so warm and reliable, beautiful place and great location ! Close walking distance to metro, tram, bard and ferry. All spaces were tidy and clean, the bedroom quite and comfy . Perfect to spend your days there!

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hostel, very nice people and a nice international vibe. They organize pub crawls, tours and are happy to give you recommendations on what so see/do in or around Istanbul. Basic, fine rooms, great location. A bit dfficult to find, just ask people on the street to show you the way.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. The dorms were clean and quiet and the hostel was filled with friendly, vibrant guests. Nathan (the owner) and the rest of the staff were always willing to recommend activities or restaurants/bars and would often come and hang out with us. Really great place. Missing it already!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really great experience. Nathan who runs and owns the hostel is awesome and knows a ton a local spots to eat, drink, and party. The dorms are nice and clean. Met a ton of fun people while I stayed there

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Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

First I stayed in a private double bed room with a friend. We liked our stay: Sheets were clean, wi-fi worked perfectly everywhere in the building. Hot water all the time, toilets and hallways clean and the location is really good (nearby the famous street). The staff were friendly and helpful, I remember the guy Matt who also let me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My friend and I stayed at Taksim Sofa for 10 nights at the beginning of this month and had the best time! The rooms are clean, the place is funky, but what really makes it is the location and the staff. From mapping out exactly where to go and food to try, to taking us out to great bars and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at taksim Sopha for 11 days (we extended our stay) and had a fantastic time! The staff are some of the friendliest people I've ever met! Nathan, the owner, gave us an in depth run down of istanbul as soon as we arrived, and not just your typical tourist guide but ways to see things cheaper and great... More 

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Province of Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It´s the perfect place for young travellers. You can find all kind of nationalities, also perfect for alone travellers. We met an american who slept with us and we passed finally many days together. We also met argentinian girls and we had a crazy time. The workers will help you in everything, we lost a phone and they took us... More 

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San Diego, California
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19 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This place is super welcoming and the staff is hands down amazing! The rooms are a bit small and there's visible mold or mold-like discoloration a on the ceilings and bathroom walls. The beds creak w every movement and you need sandals to wear into the bathroom given the type of shower present, but perfectly located to Taksim and Ikstikal... More 

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New York City, New York
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights, but I mainly just used it to sleep. Kitchen is small and usable but don't plan on making any big meals. Furniture in common room could use some sprucing up. The cute little cat seems to have scratched everything. Also I find that the bed sheets were torn and the top sheet was kind... More 

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