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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 790 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite not being picked up from the airport as arranged via email we had an amazing time at cheers. Incredibly friendly and helpful staff directed us to the important sites of Istanbul and made sure we had a good time. The 6 bed girls dorm was great- lovely big windows. Nice rooftop bar with views. Would recommend staying at Cheers!

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Dallas, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 days after which I had to move to another hostal because the hostal staff messed up my reservation. I had emailed to reserve space in advance and received an email back confirming my reservation. Upon arrival, I was told that since I had not provided a credit card number, they did not have a reservation... More

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Istanbul for 5 nights and were very impressed by this hostel! Clean, cheap, great views, ideal location and helpful staff made our stay pleasant and enjoyable! Lots of opportunities to socialise and meet new people, but also plenty of room to chill out and take in the magnificent views from the rooftop bar! Highly recommended to anyone... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice Hostel, perfect position, clean and joyful. I was in Istanbul for 4 days as a single traveler and the Cheers Hostel was a perfect accommodation. I liked having a beer in the pub on the terrace (amazing view) after a tiring day visiting the city. The staff of the hostel are very kind and careful to your needs.... More

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Zeynep Sultan Cami Sok. No:21 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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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