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Eastwest Hostel

Eski Cicekci Sk. 20 | Galata, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely hostel has an amazing location, meters away rom the main avenue, but on a calm street in the same time. Staff was amazing, with shiny smiling eyes and they had great taste in music, breakfast was more than enough. Rooms were clean, as in every hostel there were few problems with soundproof but it wasn't unbearable, i enjoyed... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I really do not understand all those people with great reviews. First of all the hostel is very small and the rooms do not look at all like on the pictures. Most of rooms are very small and placed on high storeys that you have to climb and carry your luggage through steep narrow stairs, there is no lift. Second,... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I stayed at the Eastwest Hostel for three nights. The hostel staff is cool, helpful and friendly. I 10 hours earlier than planned and they still made it possible for me to sleep in a different room. They also helped me find the way back to my bus company. I enjoyed the breakfast, which comes free. The common room in... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

perfect location very close to metro and the historical places, lovely kind and helpful people, clean stuff , very nice breakfast . satisfied for everything c u next time ... ı like eastwest hostel.... (y)

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed 2 nights it was easy to find and centrally located. Staff were easy to deal with and very helpful. Our room was clean as was the communal area. We had breakfast which was included it was basic but good. Laundry facilities were good for a small charge. Wifi was ok.

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Thank you for your comment, hope to host you again, have a lovely day. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Stayed here for 7 nights in a 4-bed dorm. The room was clean and big, and lockers were provided free of charge. The shared toilet was also very clean. The best part about this hostel was probably its great location, just next to Taksim Square and the pedestrian area, near where all the bars are. The social atmosphere within the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I stayed in EastWest Hostel for few nights in a 6 bed dorm. The place is value for the price is good and the location of the hostel is excellent. Short walking distance to shops and restaurants and 10 minutes walk to the old city where all the tourist attractions are. Even though it's situated right in the vivid Taksim... More 

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Singapore
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed in a 3 bed dorm with shared toilet facilities (paid 16euros/pax/night), the room is clean and we were lucky to have the room to ourselves (2 of us) for the 3 nights when we were there. We walked from Taksim Square down Istilkal road before turning in to smaller road (Yeni Carsi), it took us about 20-25 minutes... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I have stayed at EastWest twice already and will stay there again in a couple of weeks. If what a visitor to Istanbul wants is to stay in Beyoglu, within easy reach of all the major attractions, yet in relative piece and quiet - EastWest is perfect. It could be that I have simply been lucky with my roommates, but... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This hostel is in a very good location, near Taksim Plaza and the main street. It was a 4 beds room, the bathroom was very very small, I spent 4 nights and none came to clean it. There was lockers in the room but they were all opened (keys doesn't work). Too much expensive for this type of service. Air... More 

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