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Cheers Hostel

Alemdar Mah. Zeynep Sultan Cami Sok. No:21 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #12 of 806 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I adored this hostel! The staff were so friendly and helpful and the location is just minutes walk from all the main attractions (blue mosque, grand bazaar etc). The breakfast provided was one of the best we had in Europe and our room was great! We were in the lemon room which was a 6 bed female dorm with shower... More

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Cheers with my partner last week in a private room, which was well sized and equipped for a hostel. Great central location for all the main sites in Istanbul. All the employees were nice and very helpful, especially with us as we had lost our luggage when we flew into Istanbul. They helped us call the airline... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for five nights and thought it was a good value overall. As hostels go, it was very clean and cute. Rooms were bright and had powerful aircon (important in August). I had a decent sized locker in the all-female dorm. Never had trouble with bathrooms or showers being occupied. The crowd was fun and friendly, and I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a night at Cheers Hostel to rest after a long flight before heading to Fethiye. The location of the hostel is excellent: close to a tram station and a large number of eateries. The main attractions ın Sultanahmet are within walking distance. The surrounding neighbourhood is quiet, ideal for chilling and resting. Breakfast ıs great and served buffet-style.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Greek Cypriot I have always wanted to come to Istanbul and the welcome received at Cheers was second to none. You really feel part of the family. The dorms, staff, visitors are really friendly, and you will surely spend a lot of time in the bar having a great time over Efes and enjoying *that* view. The only... More

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good rates, renovated rooms, chilled atmosphere, super friendly staff. Top position in the very heart of Sultanahmet. Enjoy the rooftop bar with a stunning view on Haghia Sofia and the Turkish breakfast in the patio! Great stay at Cheers for backpackers! I will get back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our last stop before heading home after a long journey and despite our tiredness we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Pros: - Excellent location (right next to Hagia Sofia) - Great breakfast with fresh fruit and eggs every day - Friendly and helpful staff - Free filtered water with which to fill your water bottles - Good internet... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed in January at Cheers hostel for 3 nights while traveling to Europe. Before arrival, the staff was extremely friendly on providing me information on how to get there from the airport. The owner was super friendly. Walking distance everywhere. The beds are probably one of the best beds I have had at a hostel. Super clean, someone would... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

It took me a little while to settle into Istanbul however Cheers is a brilliant hostel and everyone is very friendly. I had a transfer that came and picked me up from Sabiha Gokcen airport, so no problems there. I was checked in easily, and you have to pay up front in cash, but I had already read that on... More

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Suva, Fiji
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great hostel, excellent roof top bar and really wonderful staff! Love it and had a great experience, very happy with whole experience. Great clean dorm rooms and really nice breakfast which is until 11am. Best location and funky area......... Highly recommended!

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Zeynep Sultan Cami Sok. No:21 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Cheers Hostel Istanbul is located in a perfect location right in the very heart of the Old City of Istanbul, in Sultanahmet. We are only 1 minute walking distance from the most famous sights like Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Underground Cistern and Topkapi Palace, not to mention the Grand Bazaar and many other sightseeing attractions of oriental Istanbul.Our boutique Istanbul hostel offers a comfortable, clean and budget stay in a warm and friendly atmosphere. In our lounge area with TV and free Internet & Wi-fi access, you can enjoy a cup of coffee or Turkish tea, read, play backgammon or have a good chat with the other international travelers visiting exciting Istanbul. ... more   less 
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