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Bada Bing Hostel

Kemer Alti Cad. Serce Sok. No:6 Karakoy, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kelowna, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall this hostel defiantly shouldn't be one of the top hostels in Istanbul. First they don't let you check in until 3pm and they don't even change the sheets. If you want to have clean sheets please ask them. They do have a nice roof top bar and terrace, but the beer is over priced and you can't bring any... More 

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Granada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, easy to get everywhere. Very friendly and helpful staff - Soner, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly went out of their way to ensure comfort. Great atmosphere, lots of fun on the rooftop! Great place to exchange travel stories and catch a breeze! Reasonably priced drinks. The bedrooms were fine, had a bit of a tricky lock... More 

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Christiansburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Minutes after booking Bada Bing online, Soner e-mailed me with a warm and insightful welcome email complete with directions from the Airport (and other travel hubs). We made it easily on the recommended route and checked in with no issues. Soner was at the front desk when we arrived and got everything squared away quickly, providing us with helpful information... More 

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Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I arrived in the morning by train I wanted to check in, but only aviable after 3.00 pm. But the warm and friendly stuff was so helpful that I will come back for next time. For this price you get what you want: free WIFI, free towels, kitchen, good breakfast, nice and fancy environment and especially the good location... More 

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Gibbston, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bada Bing has delivered from our first booking request. We quickly received an email with directions to the hostel and a reply to our request about transport assistance from the airport. The hostel has been very helpful in accommodating our need for extra nights. They upgraded our room free of charge to a very spacious 2 rooms with 2 large... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bada bing is a brilliant hostel. The staff always friendly and could not have been more helpful during our stay. It's a really fun place to be. There is a nice bar up stairs, which is great place to meet people. Bada bing is perfectly located to strike out into Istanbul. Altogether it's excellent. I could not recommend it more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had nothing but good experiences at the hostel. The location was great, 15 minute walk to the old city but away from the busy touristy area, I didn't have to take public transport once. I stayed in a dorm room which was simple but clean and comfortable, as were the bathroom facilities. All the staff was super friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Chill area, very close to the water. Friendly staff and a few minutes walk to the metro. It's between the main tourist area and taksim square. The dorm beds could be a bit more comfy and showers need an upgrade but otherwise a five

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My experience in this hostel was very nice ! This hostel has a very nice atmosphere, all the staff are so friendly and the location is one of the best in Istanbul, they are near to the night life and the touristic points of the city ! - 5 min walking from a tram/ferry station, supermarket and 2 min walking... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This place is great! It is located in a quieter part of the city away from most of the tourists, but also close enough to walk everywhere. The central location is ideal for exploring the city by day and going out at night. The rooms, bathroom, kitchen, and common areas are all very clean and comfortable. There is also a... More 

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Staying in Karakoy

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Karakoy
Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most historically significant area, it’s currently one of the most happening parts of town as well. Here street vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks of the Horn where the views of major attractions across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions, such as the iconic 14th century Galata Tower and the Museum of Modern Art. A major hub for local and international waterborne traffic, Istanbul’s commercial and maritime heritage remains as relevant and evident as ever in Karakoy. Commuter ferries mingle with luxury cruise liners at its busy port, ensuring a continuously cosmopolitan flow of people..
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