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Sultanahmet Mah. Akbiyik Cami Sok. No:22 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Ranked #108 of 786 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here in early July and it was wonderful. Our host was most accommodating and the breakfasts every morning were more than plentiful. We highly recommend this place to backpackers. Clean and central to blue mosque and Grand Bazaar etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Piya hostel with a friend and it was perfect for us two twenty year old girls backpacking through Turkey. It's in a great location by the main sights in Sultahnamet (blue mosque and aya Sofia) and is very clean and comfortable. The breakfast is very filling and traditionally Turkish, and the hostel owners are extremely friendly... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

i really enjoyed the 4 days at piya hostel, the room was the hole day full of sun and you could see the sea beween to houses. the free breakfast was very plenty for the price of a eight bed dorm. everythink was very clean and everybody was realy helping you out if you had some questions about the city... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a very good hostel at a very reasonable price! The most of all, I enjoyed the fact that I can get to Hagia Sophia in less then 5 minutes, on foot! The rooms are clean and the service is good. I stayed with two friends, in a 3-bed room and we shared bathroom with only one room, next... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We arrived from another hostel and were pleasantly surprised. Although it is in the centre of Sultanahmet the street is quiet at night and nice during daytime with chatting neighbors and laundry hanging from balconies. We stayed in a 4-bed dorm with 2 comfortable bunk beds. Dorms are cleaned every day. Lockers are available but you need to bring your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

This place is real. Its almost unbelievable bit it's true. It's so close to everything worth being close to in Istanbul, museums the grand bazaar public transport the works. Location aside Huseyin was very helpful with instructions on the nest places to go and a map to Istanbul that I would have died without. Thanks Huseyin. Although the English of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

If you're looking to get a feeling of the local population, you will love this hostel. It is situated just minutes away from the city's highlights, and yet it seems hidden in a tourist-free area. Staff is exceptionally friendly - despite the fact that their English is more than broken. You'll also get the best breakfast in town, with loads... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Piya hostel is very close to all major tourist attractions, 5 minutes walking to Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia. It is located in a quiet area, where only local people live. Bathrooms are for 2 or 3 rooms. For that price, they offer very good service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

I stayed at a double room with ensuite bathroom and kitchenette. The room was very very basic but quite clean. No towels are offered. Breakfast is basic yet testy. I very much liked the neighbourhood - very close to all major toursit attactions of Sultanahment - but in a very quiet area where locals live. The staff is very helpful.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Piya Hostel is located in the SultanAhmet area, yet away from the noise because it is located in a quiet residential area. The staff running the hostel are simply amazing - very helpful and kind. The atmosphere is warm and is really great value for money. The place is also 5 minutes away from the beach on the Sea of... More

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Address: Sultanahmet Mah. Akbiyik Cami Sok. No:22 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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PIYA HOSTEL is the newest addition to the Istanbul network. Piya Hostel boasts three floors of modern, stylish, budget accommodation just five minutes walk from Sultanahmet Square. Perfect for young backpackers who want to be in the heart of this historically vibrant city. ... more   less 

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