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Orient Hostel International

Akbiyik Cad. No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #17 of 841 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily located security box behind desk AMAZING Top deck overlooking the river wi-fi was brilliant Room was a bit out dated but the beds were comfy and clean staff were amazingly helpful Located to most of the main attractions Handy having its own bar/restaurant on the ground floor. The only downer (if any) would be the state of the lockers...were... More

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Umraniye, Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow..what can i say about this hidden gem..all in all this is the best accomodation that i had, while staying in Istanbul. The location is just perfect! The room is absolutely nice .The staff, oh so helpful! The little restaurant /cafe /bar on the first floor..oh wow, Food was amazing!! The waiters..super friendly, Definetely, i come back here next time... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff would go extra mile to help you out. Much advised. I have also spent lovely time talking to staff downstairs in the restaurant over a beer. Very nice people who made my stay here special! Very much advised location as it is very close to major attractions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful location, just a stone's throw from Topkapi Pallace, etc etc. Open 24/7, with its own restaurant and bar, plus an upstairs breakfast room and rooftop terrace with sensational views - this is not your average hostel! Especially helpful and knowledgeable staff who readily book shuttles,etc. Some rooms are minuscule in size, while others can suffer noise problems, depending on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As far as backpackers go, this place is pretty good. Good rooftop terrace. Good simple buffet breakfast. Restaurant and bar with discount for residents. Travel agent in reception. And the location is good. In a street with a hundred restaurants. 2 min walk from the Blue Mosque. 5 min to tram.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This hostel is fantastic! It has a perfect location for all tourist attractions, and a beautiful rooftop terrace wıth a view of the city. Its close to tram links meanıng its easıly accessible for other areas of the city or the airport. More importantly than this though, the staff are lovely! They make your stay perfect - nothıng is too... More

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I had a bed in a six bed dorm room. I chose this place for the price, the location (which is great, being five minutes walk from the Aya Sofya and Blue Mosque) and the free wifi. Sadly the wifi seemed very hit and miss, sometimes it worked, and sometimes it didn't. Apart from that I didn't have any complaints... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I traveled to Turkey for the first time this past September. I planned my trip for 2 weeks and I was so nervous, especially being a solo female traveler. I read on their website that they have daily, 11, 14 day tours. I emailed & communicated with Berkay before my arrival and he, Hassan, Burak and the whole managing staff... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at Orient Hostel and we really enjoyed it. Its very well located in Sultanahmet, about 5 minutes to walk to the most popular sights in Istanbul, like the Blue Mosque. In the Night you can enjoy your time in the Hostels Café with cocktails and shisha. The rooms are small but that's not so important because... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

One my favourite hostels. Easily had the best atmosphere in the area. The staff are so friendly you forget they work there. When they are working they're very helpful in teaching you about turkey, booking tours and accomodation. You could book a complete tour of turkey from their network alone. Clean facilities, rooms and beds are standard. I would highly... 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): $
Number of rooms: 12
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