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Taksim Lounge Hostel

Katip Mustafa Celebi Mh. Mucadele Cikmazi No:5 | Taksim, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
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Ranked #123 of 787 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Wetteren, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Taksim lounge is very well located in the centre of the Taksim neighbourhood, a couple of minutes walk from Taksim square and the main shopping street and with many restaurants, bars and shops nearby. It's about 30 minutes walk from the old centre. We had a big double room with a bathroom nextdoor, both very clean. Breakfast is included and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all the location is awesome, it's near Taksim square and Istiklal street, you could get anything you want there. We were staying on the 3rd floor female dorm, at first we found a bit weird that the door keeps opening. Sooner we found that its pretty safe and good for ventilation. Although there is no air-con, it's still... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Good value for the money, Breakfast was normal but i loved it, hot tea available all the time. The top terrace is a nice cozy place for relaxing and interacting with the other travelers. Place is quite frequented and can be noisy sometimes but you can exchange experiences with tourists from all around the world. Nice place for a short... More

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Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Taksim Lounge Hostel is located close to excellent eateries, shops, and sights as well as the tram (Tophane stop & the water is a 12 minute walk, which passes 6 ATMs and further cafes & shops). We spent 3 nights in a cozy double room which had a private 3 piece bath (hole in the wall and very poor lighting... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

The Taksim Lounge is near Taksim Square and not easy to find. It's pretty small inside, but there's also a place to eat and relax on fhe top of the building. It's clean everywhere but also very old,especially the bathrooms. But it's worth for the price and location. It's a quite area at night. The staff was friendly and helps... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff, reasonable breakfast, central location and good atmosphere. The staff have good taste in music also - nice eclectic mix played on good speakers in the evenings. Much respect to all the guys who work there (shout out to Giray, Onur and all the gang) Ronan from Ireland.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I've visited Taksim Lounge Hostel in march 2012. The first thing I'm going to say is that it is one of the nicest hostels I've ever been, including a backpack trip of 6 months in South America and a couple of trips through Europe. Even now, almost two years later, I still remember Engin, Tahsin and Cengiz who were always... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in a four bed dorm and were very happy with it. It was cool outside but the room was nice and warm and the beds comfortable and quiet. The shower was hot with high water pressure, one of the best hostel showers we've ever had. There were no locks at all on the room doors so... More

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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Once you've seen the tourist sites in Sultanehmet, this is a good place to stay to see a different area of Istanbul with far fewer tourists. The staff are welcoming, the double rooms are quite spacious, although a little musty, and the bathrooms have super powerful showers and hot water. There is a small and basic breakfast included and the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay in this hostel! Staff were reallly helpfull and nice, always there if you need something or have a question about the city (You can also borrow maps of Istanbul). We stayed in 6 bedrooms dorm which was comfy and clean. Bathrooms were also clean and we didn't have any problem with noises, it was calm.... More

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Address: Katip Mustafa Celebi Mh. Mucadele Cikmazi No:5 | Taksim, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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If you are looking for a clean, quiet , comfy and central place where you can chill and have fun, Taksim Lounge is the right place in Istanbul.LocationTaksim Lounge Hostel has the perfect location to reach any destination in Istanbul with ease, as its right in the centre of Istanbul and very close to main bus routes and the Istanbul Underground and the Airport shuttle.Another advantage of our location is that we're only 15 min. away from most of Istanbul's famous tourist attractions(old town), we're also only a short walk from Sirkeci international train stationWant to relax?We have big and really nice terrace where you can chill and meet other travellers to share your story.Want to cook?We have well equipped kitchen to cook and use tea /coffee facilities for free.Want to sleep?We have really comfy beds where you can have good sleep.Need help or info?All staff that work in our hostel welcome you and hope to offer you a service that leaves you with fond memories of your stay.We offer you all the information you may need about the city: tourist, local information, the news and possible activities that you can arrange from the receptionHungry?We serve free continental breakfast in the mornings.Want to party?Our location is surrounded by thousands of bars and the very famous pedestrian street Istiklal street (long shopping street that runs to this square) within two minutes walking distanceFacilities:-Free Individual Lockers and Locks-Free Towels, Linens and Duvets-Free Coffee and Tea, all day-Free Breakfast -Free Wireless Internet Connection -Free Luggage storage-24 h hot water-24 h reception-No curfew or lock out We do not accept local guests .Please do not book with us .We can cancel your reservation and no deposit will be refund ... more   less 
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