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Planet Paprika Hostel

Sehit Muhtar Mah. Taksim Akarcasi Sok. No:3 Tarlabasi, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34335, Turkey
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Ranked #262 of 835 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

1- Hostel is located at Taksim square .. the closest hostel to Taksim square and Taksim metro station, just a few steps away from Istiklal Street, the famous street @ Istanbul , surrounded by restaurants, cafés ,shops and tourist attractions , close to old city .. You can walk from hostel to many landmarks or you can take a metro... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Planet Paprika Hostel wasn't bad, but it wasn't great either. The things that they advertised such as air conditioner in the room, washing machine and lockers for your bag were broken, and the and it didn't look like the place that was in a rush to get it fixed. They also advertise that they do tours but when I got... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

I spent 7 nights in paprika hostel with my friends, we were 6 from egypt and first time for us to stay in a hostel, we really enjoyed it very much, the room was very clean, very near to taksim just 1 minute walking, the staff working is very friendly and helpful in everything, safe one, wifi is good but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This hostel is near Taksim but it may as well be on Taksim. It is two minutes away. It is near Istiklal and is surrounded by restaurants, cafés,shops and tourist attractions. The reception staff is friendly and helpful. The beds are comfortable. There kitchen has free tea, coffee and water which is available 24 hours.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I had the greatest time in Planet Paprika, the staff is simply amazing and the whole place is full of good vibes. Istanbul is a great place to visit, and Paprika is THE place to stay there. It is like if you had great friends in Istanbul and you are there to visit them and they will show you around... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The ambiance that everybody needs, Mr. Paprika is someone you can count on and you can talk to, you gonna find there a lot of nice people, the owner is awesome and amazing (Mr.Paprika) and the hostel is near to whatever u might need. Bars with different ambiance, restaurant, AL ISTIKLAL Street, where you can do all your shopping.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is what they have a a sign hanging outside and this is what you find inside. Great staff including the boss to whom I became friends with. After two years of crushing in here I came to Istanbul in the middle of the night without any further notice. I was received immediately warm-hearted again so knew why I came... More

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Belem, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Excelent location nearby Taksim Square. Confortable and clean instalations. Good relation cost-benefit. Many options of bedrooms. Very friendly staff!!! They are able to give us several tips about the city (culture, gastronomy, night life, fun, etc.) I fully recomend this hostel.

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Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I came to Istanbul to stay directly at the famous Taksim Square, with direct access to the main pedestrian shopping street İstiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue) and to the bar quarter located in the side streets of İstiklal. At the same time, I wanted to pay almost nothing and have a friendly hostel team to show me around in the bar... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I booked the double room on the top floor and while it was all OK it simple was not value for money. The location is great if you plan to party all night otherwise you cant escape the external noise. The owner and staff were sort of helpful albeit nothing was explained when I checked in i.e. there is sort... More

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Address: Sehit Muhtar Mah. Taksim Akarcasi Sok. No:3 Tarlabasi, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34335, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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