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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Really nice hostel, specially the owner makes it even more special with his hospitality. Very cosy and frendly hostel! A good choice for meet people and have a different experience in Istanbul! Greetings from Juliana and Diana!

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Bodrum City, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Me and my Sister stayed in Sopha hostel for 2 nights in the begining of February. We liked the hostel very much. First of all, it was very easy to find it, the hostel is very close to Istiklal street. The staff of the hostel were always very friendly and helpful. We stayed in female shared room in the new... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Staying at Taksim Hostel was a great decision. The staff is wonderful, helpful beyond compare and it is easy to stay longer than expected, be aware :) The location is not directly located in the main tourist square of old town and especially because of that, it is most charming. In those few days there were a lot of musicians... More 

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Very nice hostel to stay :) Good location on the European shore, many nice international people there and staff was very kind and helpful. It was a bit too cold during the nights, but that's what you get for going to Istanbul during a snowstorm..!

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