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Orient Hostel International

Akbiyik Cad. No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #25 of 786 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Hugh H Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota
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Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are always friendly and accommodating, the location is safe, the rooms and bathrooms are clean, breakfast is fresh - I have nothing bad to say about this hostel. Next time I'm in Istanbul, I will definitely be staying at the Orient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel is located in an awesome area! The staff are super friendly and the bar staff are amazing! Bilo and the rest of the crew are so helpful and make you feel right at home! Would definitely recommend this hostel. Great location close to all the sites and yummy breakfast! Thanks for having us :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here twice throughout my 3 week trip through Turkey. Orient hostel is in a perfect position to see the sites, experience the culture and make great friends with the locals. The food was great! Bilo.. aka jedda was the highlight of the stay. Friendly, vibrant and always laughing. Beer is cold and beds are comfortable! I highly recommend... More

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Cape Woolamai, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Orient Hostel in the end of June 2014 with four of my friends. We had the best time at the Hostel and the staff was always friendly and really helpful with travels and transport. The location of the place is amazing as well as the rooftop overlooking the old town, Bosphorus and the breakfast. The street... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far THE BEST hostel I have ever had the pleasure of staying in. Super clean, perfect location in the heart of Istanbul. Only a couple of minutes away from the most historic and top monuments. It was my first time traveling alone, and I last minute decided to add Turkey to my list of places to visit. It was... More

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Istanbul for last 3 days of our journey in Turkey by bicycles. We looked for the hostel in Sultanahmet – in the hearth of old Istanbul. This hostel was the best choise. The hostel location is absolutely fantastic, only few minutes from the top monuments of the city (Agia Sophia, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Topkapı Palace), well accessible... 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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