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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
    4 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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes I stay up late for work at my office in Taksim and then go to Eastwest Hostel to sleep. It is a cozy place with helpful and smiling staff. I stayed both in 4-bed dorm and double room before. When I entered the room, it was always tidy and clean whatever the time was. The showers are clean and... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is my second time staying at this hostel. The staff are very friendly and can't do enough to help you whilst staying at the hostel. It is in a great location although the three bed dorm at the back is noisier than the four bed dorm due to being close to a nightclub. The first time I stayed here... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I stayed there in a private room with private toilet. I stayed there in two different rooms because I extended my stay when I was there. first room was so good except the flood when I took showers. Then I moved to another room which was smelly and flood in the shower too. I complained then I was given 10%... More

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Singapore, Singapore
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Finding this hostel can be a struggle. Even taxis can't find it. But once you get there, the people are very friendly and you will immediately see that's it hidden in a little corner off one of the most famous streets in Taksim. The room is air-conditioned, the bed is very comfortable, and the private bathroom is super clean. Feels... More

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Nancy, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I stayed 8 nights in Istanbul, and after a long search, I chose EastWest Guesthouse. Worried at the first place ( it was the first time i went in an hostel alone), I haven't been disappointed by my choice ! Really cheap, beyond the St Antonio church close to Iskital, the location was very good ( close to Taksim, 10... More

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43 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This place is tucked away on one of the side lanes of Istikal Avenue. Making it a great spot to explore Istanbul with plenty of restaurants right outside your door and a short train trip to the Old City. We arrived there early in the morning, around 7am, after an overnight flight. We got a little lost trying to get... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I absolutely loved my stay here in Eastwest Hostel. It was clean, quiet and the staff were so friendly and helpful. Having stayed in many hostels around the world this rates as one of the best. The location is fantastic being right next to the main street in Taksim. It is great for seeing all parts of Istanbul with only... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

My friend and I stayed in Eastwest Hostel for only one night, but we sorely wished we had stayed for more after we left! Eastwest is a cozy little place in a fairly good location for nightlife in Taksim. Our New Year's Eve Party was only one block away, making it extremely convenient. The best part, however, was the service... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Eastwest is a cute little hostel. The rooms are basic, but very clean. It's a bit noisy, but no worse than any other hostel. Breakfast is pretty basic and we didn't really bother with it as the toaster took too long, but it was nice to have tea and fruit available. Loved the location of this place, so much better... More

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62 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I firstly had mixed feelings about this hostel. But the mixed feelings soon turned into a real love affair. We had thought we booked a private double room with private bathroom but found out we had made a mistake with our reservations and had a double bedroom with shared bathroom. We did not mind as the common areas are cleaned... More

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Address: Eski Cicekci Sk. 20 | Galata, Istanbul, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Ranked #116 of 703 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
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