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1.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Mebusan Yokusu 39 | Taksim Findikli Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
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Ranked #368 of 788 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really liked the hostel, people are a bit disorganized, but lovely people. The best is the terrace. Amazing view, we loved to stay there for one week. The hostel is in the center of restaurants, lovely bars, shops etc. You will love this place. Internet is good on the terrace but very unstable in the rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really central location with friendly staff. Clean as a hostel can be, this place is really good for backpackers around the world. I'm a Turkish guy, but place is full with tourists and they are also happy as me. Recommended if you are a guy thinking: less money for staying-more money for fun!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worst hostel EVER, Very dirty rooms, very dirty bathrooms no lookers, no PRIVACY the owners is very rude and the staff too, and they not friendly and the location is very bad i took me 3 hours to see the hostel :S UGhhhhhh i really dont recomnmed this place ! :S

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
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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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39 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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Address: Mebusan Yokusu 39 | Taksim Findikli Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Hotel Class:1 star — Route 39 1*
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