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Orient Hostel International

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Akbiyik Cad. No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #19 of 979 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hostel is very well located to tram and metro lines as well as major tourist attractions. The staff are very nice and helpful with any questions or concerns and the rooms were well kept. The restaurant/bar they have on site is quite tasty as well. The terrace has a beautiful view of Istanbul!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best hostels in Istanbul Amazing location and wonderful friendly staff Meet a bunch of friends and have a life time experience I would recommend this place very much and I would definitely come here again The staff made my stay worth the visit

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is be only place to stay in Istanbul. It is in a great location, lots of bars and restaurants, near the tram and lots of major attractions. The hostel is very clean and tidy. The staff are fantastic, very helpful with anything you need. Great food and drink here too, and with breakfast included you can't go wrong. I... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location is perfect: less than 5min from Aya Sophia and Blue Mosque, the street is full of restaurants and nightlife. The staff was very helpful and nice to us during our stay. Rooms are good. Breakfast is good as well. Highly recommended!

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Londrina, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay in orient hostel was just the best. The location is amazing, really close walking distance to main sights, in a street full of restaurants and bars, the rooms are clean and the shared bathroom too, but what stands out in this hostel is the amazing staff, super friendly and always willing to help us with bus tickets, tours... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot recommend this hostel enough! I'm 16 and had never traveled alone before but the people who work here made my experience one of the best of my life; they are incredibly warm, friendly and helpful. I got on so well with them and loved having a chat as they were all lovely people! The hostel it's self is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The localization is great.. You can do most of the tourist points by foot..The bathrooms and bedrooms are clean.. The staff is very helpful and super friendly!!! 😁 I strongly recommend it!!! If I ever get back to Istanbul I would totally stay there again!! 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reservation for 3 days but we missed our flight so we arrived here later and they nicely didn't charge us the cancellation of our 1st day reservation. The staffs are really helpful and nice, always smiling and making jokes. There is a really nice restaurant in the first floor and the food and drinks are really good.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a delayed flight and scrambling for a place to stay in Istanbul overnight, I was able to book into Orient Hostel in a single en suite room. The check-in process was flawless & the staff were all friendly and informative. Everyone spoke great English! The room was air conditioned and the bed was typical of economy lodging - a... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The dorms were really quiet, ideal for a good night's rest. The terrace has the sweetest view and the staff are really friendly and accommodating. Overall excellent place! One of the best experiences ever.

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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