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Istanbul Hostel

Kutlugun Sok. No:35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #342 of 917 hotels in Istanbul
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Leolesya Yekaterinburg, Russia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in this cosy hostel with my friends for a week and found it totally worth the price with a number of good bonuses: GREAT location right near Blue Mosque and just minutes away from Hagia Sofia (you can see its domes and minarets from the roof terrace while enjoying complementary breakfast there!) Friendly and helpful staff at reception... More

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Lviv, Ukraine
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good plays to stay if U are backpacker. We*ve been in 4 bed room so it was nice. Bathroom was clean and no line to wait. Upsters is cafe with good view but big prices =) Location is really cool so it easy to get here from Sultaahmet squer

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked in very late so first impression was mute (literally was asked to keep silent as everyone was asleep) well we did check in around 3 in the morning. The hostel looked clean and decent. Beds where fine and towels provided, only stayed 1 night, but the experience was good. Free breakfast, which was decent, nothing fancy, breads,butter, jams, tea... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked a private room, but when I arrived the wifi didn't work so they moved me to a dorm room. They gave me a discounted price. The staff was able to help me with everything, from calling tours to taxis/airport shuttles to baths. The only downside to this hostel is that there isn't AC, and Istanbul in August... More

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Eindhoven, Nederland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel for three nights. Good: - Location, right behind the Aya Sofia - Open 24h - Wifi / Computers - Cheap, especially the 21 bed dorm - Terrace view is beautiful Bad: - Staff seemed kinda disinterested. If you don't like your job, try to get another one. After asking to wake me up he showed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

The hostel itself is a little run-down but they clean it thoroughly daily. Staff are so friendly and helpful, they really make the stay enjoyable, especially for a solo traveler like me. I stayed in the 21 bed dorm, which always has the doors open so you often see stray cats coming in and out which is both equally entertaining... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Excellent location, great view from the terrace, kind staff. The cheapest room has 21 beds, 2 showers, and no lockers. The rooms door remains open all the time. But for the Price and location, great deal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

That was one of the best hostels I have been in terms of location and helpful staff. Turkey...specially Istanbul is sooo easy to travel around. But u just know that after u arrive there. Staff from Istanbul hostel gave me the right tips and made my trip to Gallipoli Troy Pammukale Selcuk and Capadocia sooo much cheaper. Highly recommended. Breakkie... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We weren't sure if we should stay in the historic district or in the more modern part of Turkey, but the historic was definitely the best choice! We loved being only a minute's walk from the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophie, the Basilica Cistern, and more. The hostel itself had great service and advice from the front desk, and was quite... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Amazing stay here, manage to visit again at the end of my month long trip. Totally 5 nights here! All is perfect. The hostel it self is pretty clean. I was stay at the 2ind floor 13 beds dorm room/ 30TL per night. Shower and toilet on the 2nd floor is clean and hot shower all day. Breakfast is at... More

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Address: Kutlugun Sok. No:35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
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Istanbul Hostel is the place for you!We have dorm rooms that can sleep four or more guests on comfortable, extra long single mattresses. Our double rooms are neat and clean with extra large king-sized mattresses. The bathrooms are located outside the rooms and are continuously maintained. All our rooms are non-smoking and have central heating.For those who want to keep in touch with the world while in exotic Istanbul, we offer Satellite TV (showing English news and sports events). ... more   less 
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