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Stray Cat Hostel

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Mebusan Yokusu No 35 | Taksim Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stray Cat Hostel offers a pleasant and warm stay in a cosy atmosphere with lovely cats. It's located in a typical Istanbul neighbourhood and close to all the hot spots in town. Friendly staff who's very helpfull and social. Great place to meet lovely people from around the world. One night it was so cosy and fun with all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I was in this place for two nights, the first night i reached there at 10 pm and i was alone, my first experience made me calm and safe, the second night was after i backed from Izmir and i reached in midnight and had not booked, but they helped me to have another good night and experience in stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This is the best place to stay if you're visiting Istanbul. The hostel has a perfect location, close to everything you need to see and visit.The staff is very friendly and super helpful, they will give you precious advices making your visit unforgettable. Definitely the best place to stay in Istanbul.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We arrived there by airport bus. In the dark and raining. We finally found this place by help of taxi driver who took us there. I loved the location of it. Feels like I was in San Francisco. Close to fruits store, to center town and even close to train station. They have a cat in there which is fit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Stray Cat is close to everything and close to all transportations. I really enjoyed this hostel, the staff were super helpful in suggesting things to see and do. The living room chill area is a great hangout and breakfast is included and plentiful. The staff have great taste in music which is always playing in the background.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I traveled a second time to Istanbul and stayed at the Stray Cat Hostel. This place is always surprising for the best, with a great super friendly staff, and great guests as well. I enjoyed it, and it will always be my second home in Istanbul. The place is clean and well maintained, with free coffee/tea all the time. In... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

My stay in Istanbul was so great, and the most interesting part was "Stray Cat". The staff were so friendly and they would help with where to go and the directions. The rooms were so clean and comfortable and the breakfast was nice. I was there for 5 nights and i met new people from all over the world. Can't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I stayed at the Stray Cat hostel in July 2015. It was in a great location, close to main areas in Istanbul and very close to the tram. I haven't stayed at many hostels but I found it clean, quiet, with friendly staff and cats!! The staff would recommend good places to go/eat. Breakfast was pretty basic but there was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A cute place to stay in Istanbul, if you love cats and like a smaller intimate more grungy/cool kind of place. It was a bit tricky to find, but really well located close to the tram line and waterfront on the other side of town. One massive hill is right near it which is kind of annoying, but you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

During a three day stay in Instanbul we randomly chose that hostel and were not disappointed. All you'd expect from a good and cheap hostel, even a small breakfast. If you don't like cats you should choose a different hostel though. If you're looking for a hostel close to Taksim and don't mind cats and a little alternative atmosphere, this... More 

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Staying in Beyoglu

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Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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