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Orient Hostel International

Akbiyik Cad. No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #21 of 831 Specialty Lodging in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We checked out some hostels in the area and they were by far the nicest. very clean and there is a great view from the terrace. The Bar had nice atmosphere and played good Music! All in All totally recommendable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had a few days spare in Istanbul after a tour around Turkey so our travel agent suggested the Orient Hostel. This turned out to be a winner as we had a great time meeting people down at the bar and the staff were very helpful and friendly - they even put the All Blacks game on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay with Orient was that of two halves. The first was on a social visit to Istanbul and the second was a panicked work related situation. The moment I walked through the door I could tell by the roaring laughter and party atmosphere that this was the place to be if you wanted an exciting and eventful stay. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean. Very friendly staff. Very close to tourist attractions. Lots of nearby nightlife. My room was in the back so quiet. I had a/c which you must have. Room was private with it's own bath. Except for rather spartan furnishings it was everything I could want. The clientele ranged from young world travels to older travels like me. Many... More

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Cranford, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 days, wonderful place, everyone is really helpful and friendly, the bathrooms are really clean and it's located in the perfect place, right near Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Blue mosque. The view from the terrace is amazing and you can see the blue mosque and hagia sophia and the bosphorus from the terrace. Selcuk was very nice... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location and nice top floor terrace but Dirty sheets and bathrooms. Loud music until 3 AM. Could not sleep well. The staff does not help much. Stay in other hostel in the area with a nice top floor terrace or stay near Galata and avoid the noisy tourist.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super clean hostel in a prime area of the old city, Istanbul. Great terrace breakfast and an even better view of the city from the rooftop. Right in the middle of all the action in old city… Restaurants, shish bars galore. Free wi-fi! I can't recommend any higher, especially for the location and price!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed here twice now, once in 2011 and once in 2014. Excellent location in Sultanahmet. Just a few minutes walk away from the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.Tons of nice restaurants around and genuinely nice ppl. Great rooftop bar and fantastic breakfast spread every morning for a hostel. Would highly recommend.

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Address: Akbiyik Cad. No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Number of rooms: 12
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