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Stray Cat Hostel

Mebusan Yokusu No 35 | Taksim Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey (Beyoğlu)
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Ranked #85 of 832 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

And 3 for people looking for perfect all inclusive hotel service. It's lovely place as long as you are not paranoid of ( cats, sitting with people you don't know, bed sheets not ironed...) Keep it simple, enjoy Istanbul and get ready to hike around People here are very polite,helpful, and try their best to keep every1 feel home. Add... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only booked this hostel due to the amount of favourable reviews which was very hard to believe as it was amazingly cheap but I thought I would book for 3 nights and see how I go. I am a solo female traveller 31 from Sydney, Australia, turkish background, stayed in Istanbul 4 weeks and booked the female dorm. Located... More

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sedatbasman, Manager at Stray Cat Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Pınar I am happy to hear that you found us very helpful and friendly. Thank you for your time to evaluate our hostel. As you know we offer both dormitories and private rooms and I am sorry if neither pleased you. At our hostel we strive to provide a social and welcoming environment where travellers can meet and sleep... More

Singapore, Singapore
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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere of the place is great. It's nice to hang out in the common areas and get to know the staff, the kittens, and the other boarders. The staff are really warm and friendly, and the felines are sociable (save one slightly aggressive male). Loved the breakfast every morning too. It was simple but plentiful with fruit, cake, ham,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stray Cat Hostel is really easy to find. Tram station is Fındıklı. 7-8 min walk from Taksim square. Well you have to climb a bit. Rooms are very clean, air conditioned, with really beautiful pics on the walls. The bathroom and the WC are clean as well. The stuff are polite and always ready to help. Well, one of the... More

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

don't think, definitely go there! Staff, staff and staff again! you will find amazing people there.. full of love and kindness. Have no idea how hostel made this "positive collection". Whole hostel is like exhibition of different kind of art. in every corner you can find some special detail.. paintings, writings, photos.. you will feel in love with this hostel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went to this Hostel for our school trip and liked our stay there: the location is practical, 2 minutes away from the tram station and 15 minutes walking distance away from Taxim, the famous shopping/restaurant/bars place. They also had a cat with kitten when we were there, they were lovely!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I came there with group of good friends to celebrate our graduation. We were so exhausted when we arrived, and they let us used the boarding room while waiting for our room to be ready. In the end, we had semi private room for girls. It was comfortable during Turkey's winter, and we felt as if we were at our... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I spent four nights at this hostel during our stay in Istanbul, and we loved it! It is colorful and cozy, and it's name is certainly fitting-- the lobby was always occupied by some of the friendliest, lovey kitties, not to mention the incredibly friendly staff! Every time you come or go somewhere, they will ask you... More

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Nancy, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The hostel is very good, it is located in a good part of the city really near to the tram station and only some minutes walking from taksim square, the staff of the hostel is really nice and the help you a lot, even they give you some suggestions of what you can visit in the time you will stay... More

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Borehamwood, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

As others have mentioned, the stuff were excellent! They're helpful, relaxed, friendly and cool. We stayed in the upstairs double room which was clean and good. Artwork was funky all throughout, and chilling out downstairs with the cats was great atmosphere after a day of sightseeing. The location means that you can easily walk down to the tram and head... More

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Address: Mebusan Yokusu No 35 | Taksim Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Beyoğlu , New City / Taksim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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