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Mystic Simurgh Hostel

Huseyin Aga Mahallesi Buyuk Bayram Sokak No:13 Taksim Beyoglu, Istanbul 34435, Turkey
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Ranked #381 of 786 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Its not clean. The rooms are too small and congested and on top of that are dirty. So are the toilets. Plus the toilets are so small that u can barely stand for a shower. Its dark and dingy with no fresh air. There are alot of bars and clubs all around it so its bery noisy through the night.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This hostel checks many boxes for me, low cost yes, breakfast yes, WiFi yes, good location yes (Istikal street is beside), ensuite yes, air conditioner yes, staff who can converse with English yes. Nevertheless, the noise you hear at night would be devastating if you are an early sleeper. The bass and drum are literally thundering into your room whether... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

It's a great location for partying, maybe the best in Istanbul as it's in the heart of the party district, however, this comes with a few drawbacks for some travelers. I stayed in this area for long enough to find that the area is near perhaps the most dangerous in Istanbul. So if your looking for safety at night you... More

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Ankara, Turkey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The building is very old. The rooms are not very clean and very noisy. You can listen to the performances in the bar next to the hotel as you were there. Great location. It is in the center of Taksim. Very close to İstiklal Caddesi and Küçük Beyoğlu. Expensive for the quality.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We spent two nights there in a double room, which was really small but clean and cosy. There was a breakfast included and free tea and coffee for 24h. The best thing about this hostel is location - it's within 2 minutes to Istikal Caddesi near Nevizade SK which is buzzing with people, food and party all night long. The... More

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Komotini, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Excellent location in the heart of Istanbul and in the heart of parties, clean hostel, extremely freindly and helpful staff, nice breakfast , tea and coffee, low price! Really cool and relaxing atmosphere, very good hospitality..People there make you feel like home..Highly recommended...The best hostek in one of the best cities...

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Skondal
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Extremely busy area in the Taksim district although the hostel itself is set a few yards back from the action. The hostel is very basic and has narrow passageways and our double room was miniscule. The breakfast was OK Turkish style but was served in a dark communal area where the non-smoking rule was not enforced.

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We came here out of desperation after another hostel we made reservations withl was overbooked. The dorm room smelled like smoke (even though their was supposedly no smoking inside), the music was blaring outside all night (which was probably unavoidable in that area), there were trash piles on the floor, and everyone left their belongings/laundry/underwear scattered across the room. Also,... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Hostel located in the hearth of Istanbul but there are so many clubs around and If you are thinking to have chilling holiday so probably this is not going to be matched with your expectations. Location, staff and conditions are cool but noisy area is a bit handicap.

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Vinnytsya, Ukraine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I'm not exacting person, but after we visited hostel we'd decided to cancel booking and sleep in the bus. Stuff is very nice and kind, but hostel is very dirty. Really. Description of the double room there: broken bollard with a broken mirror frame on it, dirty linnen, crumpled blanket near the bed on heater... Dirty shower. Window doesn't open,... More

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Address: Huseyin Aga Mahallesi Buyuk Bayram Sokak No:13 Taksim Beyoglu, Istanbul 34435, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Ranked #381 of 786 Specialty lodging in Istanbul
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