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1.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Mebusan Yokusu 39 | Taksim Findikli Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
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Ranked #379 of 789 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

“5 minute walk from the sea side, metro, and Taksim Square, cheap and delicious home cooked dinners, great view from the rooftop terrace, free in room lockers, and great staff. The staff really won me over on my stay here. I quickly felt like part of their hostel family. Some of my best times in Istanbul was just sitting on... More

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Nanjing, China
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This small cozy hostel is actually 8 minutes' walk down hill from the Taksim Square, so if you come from the Ataturk Airport by Tram, it is better to drop off at Firdirk Station and walk up the Mebusan street, than you can find the front door of Route 39 hiding beside the entrance of the Pizza Chain Domino. I... More

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Lille, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

So let me start by explaining that i have enough experience staying in hostels around europe. But this is the worst hostel in my list Lets start with the good things: very good location,Cheap, good staff especially the girl at thr reception Now the problem is the rooms is small and dirty, the beds are shaky and the bathrooms lets... More

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Venice, Italy
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This place had friendly staff, a nice view and location but in general was a disappointment. We stayed in a twin room with a shared bathroom. When first entering the building I could tell that it was not clean. When we reached our room the sheets were old and stained and did not fit the mattress properly and came off... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed at Route 39 for 4 nights while we visited Istanbul in mid August. Upon arriving we checked in with Steve, who was incredibly helpful with all of the tourist attractions around and all the do's and dont's on the culture which can be very beneficial if you aren't familiar with the muslim culture. The rest... More

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Perth, Australia
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Our stay at Route 39 was the longest in our 7-month-so-far trip, aside from visits with family. We stayed a total of 10 days (almost enough for a brief look around this lovely city!), and were very comfortable, enjoying the room, the location, the good rooftop breakfast-with-a-view and the friendly staff. This hostel is well situated between Taksim Square and... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

The location of the hostel is amazing. It takes 2 minutes walk to the east direction to findikly tram station which leads to sultan Ahmed and the old city. With distance estimated by 5 minutes walk to the west direction to taksim square(the center of istanbul). A marvelous view over marmara sea and the posphor. You can enjoy the view... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Stayed here with some friends in February. For the price it was really good. The owner was very helpful. Cleanness wise its ok as well. I would definitely stay here again. Note: There are a few sets of dumbbells for customers who like working out! haha

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Georgetown, Guyana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

two times we have been to this place and surely there will be more!! u got a certain vibe from this hostel that gets u in the istanbul spirit immediately!! nice breakfast, frindly owners, clean bathrooms... what u want, is there!!! we love it!!!

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Address: Mebusan Yokusu 39 | Taksim Findikli Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Hotel Class:1 star — Route 39 1*
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