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Orient Hostel International

Akbiyik Cad. No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This a very nice hostel in Sultanahmet, with such a friendly staff, always ready to help and give advice. We stayed in a triple room with bathroom (3 people) and it was very confortable. The hostel is very well situated in Sultanahmet, just a few hundred meters from Aya Sofia, the Topkapi Palace and many other cultural and turistic spots.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i stayed in Orient hostel for 20 days and this our 3rd time here , we liked the food the amazing view from the terrace and everything its a lovely place and lovely people ! thankyou Orient hostel of being kind , best wishes

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed in Orient for a few days at the start of a trip round Turkey with some friends. Orient was the perfect base for sightseeing in the area and has amazing views from its roof. I would not recommend it for a long stay though and while it is probably the best hostel in the Sultanahmet area there are... More

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Sofia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very nice place for drinks and meal, with amazing view from the rooftop terrace. The service was very good and the people were friendly. No Food is ok and the drinks are affordable. Perfect location for short break during/after sightseeing around the crowded historical part.

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to take this time to say what a lovely 5 days I had at the Orient Hostel Istanbul The place was alive and the staff were so warm and welcoming, I felt they already knew me. The check in was very efficient and I was shown to my room. All straight forward !! Everybody spoke perfect English... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome location, really really helpful staff. Beds, showers and toilets are pretty clean. Multiple power points in each dorm with lockers big enough to store a small backpack and safety deposit boxes I. The lobby for your valuables. Would definitely stay here again

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Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My son & I just stayed at the Orient Hostel for several days. I was really impressed. The location on a lively street within walking distance of Old Town sights was excellent, as were coffee & breakfasts in the airy roof cafe in the sunny mornings overlooking the water. But the best part for me was the staff. I was... More

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

good hostel, clean, with rooftop dinning with view of aya sofia and blue mosque and the bosphorous and free breakfast and a fun nightlife on the street and helpful staff and friendly. omar the bartender and rooftop waiter is now a good friend. but it could be more professional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Great hospitality, especially Burak the receptionist, very clean, great food and awesome people. In a great part of the city. The free wifi, free breakfast and great narghile!!! A few minutes frOm the best monuments of the city, such as sultanamet and aya Sophia!!! really enjoyed my stay in Istanbul!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I stayed here two years ago and have come back again as not only is Orient Hostel at a great location (walking distance to all major attractions) but the staff are always very friendly and give you great information. The rooms are great value (and a variety to choose from in dorm sizes + prices) and showers+ toilets always clean.... More

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Address: Akbiyik Cad. No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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The Orient Hostel is situated on the hillside in Sultanahmet, located a few minutes walk from tourist favourites Topkapi Palace, The Blue Mosque and Haghia Sophia. The Orient offers clean accommodation ranging from dorm rooms to private rooms with either shared or private bathrooms. Our attentive and helpful staff, make you welcome with a friendly atmosphere and fun belly-dancing and water-pipe (hookah) nights in the terrace café-restaurant during the high season ... more   less 
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