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Orient Hostel International

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Akbiyik Cad. No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A friend of mine came from USA and stated in Orient Hostel and we loved the location And the room. It is very clean and the staff were very friendly and always smiling face. It is close by the Blue Mosque, Hogia Sophia and all the museums. Also Orient Hostel has great roof terace to see princes Islands , Marmara... More 

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Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing. Every night was basically a huge party. It's super easy to meet people in the downstairs area. The location is right next to all the touristy stuff like the Blue Mosque (~5 min) and the Spice market (~10-15min). Also whatever sauce they use for their fries in the chicken doner dish at their restaurant is delicious.... More 

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Cape Woolamai, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Orient Hostel and it was soo much fun! A great crew working there and every single staff member makes you feel like your home and will genuinely try to help you as much as they can! Bülent has become a very good friend of our by now and we had some great chats! In... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel and staff are very inviting, friendly and helpful. Great location in Sultanameht close to many main attractions and a short tram ride away from the lively Taxim Square. Great rooftop bar and cafe with awesome panoramic views especially at sunset. As a lone traveller the staff were very friendly and helpful, and I found the hostel very easy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 July 20, 2015

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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  • Rooms are clean(3)
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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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