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Portus House Istanbul

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Mumhane Cad. 31 | Karaköy, Istanbul 34340, Turkey
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very clean rooms with aircondition, you have to share a bathroom with a second room but it is cleaned every day. And the rainsforest shower makes up for that disadvantage in my view. The breakfast was great as well. The staff is extraordinarily friendly and helpful and really added a bonus to our experience. The location is great with lots... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Last year Mid September we visited Istanbul for the very first time! I planed a Mother-Daughter Trip to Turkey! I searched allot and found Portushouse on the Internet and was very curious, if the place is ok! On Telephone for reservation they were really friendly and uncomplicated! In reality it was almost perfect!! For the Price: Perfect location, Breakfast and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our flight arrived in Istanbul at 11:30 PM and we were to depart on a cruise the following day at noon. As it was such a short stay, I did NOT want to pay big bucks for a fancy hotel. Portus was terrific! My main concern booking such a small hotel was that we would have difficulty arriving so late... More

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San Francisco, California
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51 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the room was clean and comfortable, I will always remember Portus House for its service. Their staff is one of the best I have ever encountered in the hotel industry. They handled everything efficiently and went above and beyond at times. When there was trouble, the manager took care of everything for me. The breakfast was also pretty good.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel as a group of friends/couples for a reunion. Staff at the hotel were excellent, friendly and very helpful. The hotel was clean and provided an excellent breakfast every morning. Since it is located in an old renovated house, rooms are not very spacious, but that should not be a problem. Similarly we had a cheaper... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portus house is a fantastic little venue. It's in a great location, with a small supermarket across the street and shops/cafés only a minutes walk away. The room was clean, neat and had an AMAZING air conditioner in it. Room service came through everyday, cleaned up our mess and left the room sparkling. As we left early each day and... More

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've a room at Portus house without knowing much about it. It was a last-minute, almost random pick. All I can say is that I couldn't have been luckier. The staff was super-friendly, the guesthouse is very nicely decorated, the location is great and the price is very, very reasonable. I highly recommend everyone to have breakfast at the guesthouse.... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guest house with 10 rooms some with shared bathroom. Not hard to find, follow directions from their homepage. Located very close to cruise ports. Several very good restaurants in the neighborhood. Close to Galata Bridge. Our room number 0 was a large room with bathroom. Spotless clean and nicely decorated with a modern style. Very quiet and good air-condition. Breakfast... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

The Portus House is a great little hotel in an up and coming area. The staff are friendly, very helpful and always have a smile on their face. At a first glance the front may be a little deceiving but the little air conditioned rooms are all you need!! The hotel itself is very clean. The true highlight how ever... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Portus house is wondeful! Istanbul is an amazing city & Portus House is in a great location, close to major city sites, yet in a more authentic, safe and quiet area that is not crowded with tourists. The room was nice and clean and well decorated and the shared bathrooms were not a problem at all. The staff at Portus... More

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Address: Mumhane Cad. 31 | Karaköy, Istanbul 34340, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Portus House Istanbul 3*
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Housed in an Art-Nouveau building in Beyoglu, Portus Hotel Istanbul is a unique establishment designed and managed by travellers just like its guests. The main idea is to provide a feeling of comfort and safety. This comfortable hotel features 10 rooms with iPod docks and some flat-screen TVs. Portus Hotel is located in a quiet street by the lively Galata Port, in Istanbul’s prime starting point for tours in all directions by foot, by ship, by metro-tram and by bus. The Karakoy Ferry Terminal and the Galata Bridge are a 2-minute walk away. Free tea and coffee can be enjoyed throughout the day. Guest can also make use of the fully equipped, modern communal kitchen, where usually travelers like to mingle and exchange experiences. There is a supermarket across the hotel as well as plenty of good breakfast houses and restaurants. Decorated with modern art, all air-conditioned rooms offer free Wi-Fi. Some rooms feature a private bathroom with a hairdryer. At the 24-hour front desk, you can find luggage storage and book a shuttle service to Ataturk or Sabiha Gokçen Airport. Private parking is also available. Come and enjoy a fresh, friendly and fun environment, the entry Port for your adventures in Istanbul… ... more   less 
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