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Istanbul Hostel

Kutlugun Sok. No:35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey (New City / Taksim)
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Ranked #354 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the IH thanks to its central location and the excellent service; The owners realldo everything they can to make your stay comfy! Further, we particulary liked the breakfast and the view from the restaurant at the top floor...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 4 nights in the massive 21-bed dungeon. The good: -Terrace view of Marmara sea -Literally next to Blue Mosque, Topkapi and Aya Sophia -Wifi OK -Bed/Linen is clean -Staff is knowledgeable and can book taxi/bus to airport for you The bad: -Shower is very basic, just a hose, and not completed sealed so not so much privacy.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is in a excellent location. We stayed here one night. The service was very good. The restaurant at top had a pretty good view of the Haya Sophia. But if you want to enjoy a nice dinner at a nice restaurant go to the Seven Hill hotel restaurant - They have the BEST view of the blue mosque... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Istanbul Hostel offers very good accommodation at low prices. It is at 3 minutes walking distance from Sultanahmet square, near AyaSofya, Topkapi, The Blue Mosque and Cisterns Basilica. Siva Cafe is just round the corner! That's my favorite restaurant in Istanbul : great food, small prices, humus, baklava, turkish tea and coffee on the house! No extra tip added by... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

first the location itself is very near to Blue Mosque and Aya Sofia, a walking distance! our room was a bit cramped but it was okay. there are safety box which you can put your valuables but make sure to bring your own padlock. the room that we stayed had no cabinet so we had to put our bags behind... More

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Antalya, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in a single room which may not have been necessary since there's a large number of accommodations offered. Bed was a comfortable queen and the shower was hot, if a bit cramped. Hostel seems to attract a good crowd of people.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Istanbul Hostel is a great place to stay if you are looking for an affordable hostel right in the heart of Sultanahmet. You will be walking distance from the blue mosque, Ayasofia, Topkapi and many other historical sites. The restaurant in the hostel is also very good and slightly less expensive than other offerings in the area. I also recommend... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Great location -- a hundred meters away from the main historical monuments of the city. The staff is friendly and helpful. You get a free breakfast. The price of stay is very competitive. I would recommend this hostel to anyone who travels to Istanbul to see the sights.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We stayed here in January without making a booking. The staff were very accommodating and gave us our own room. It was really basic but we were comfortable. They werent able to give us a towel however. Bathrooms are average and quite dirty, I would recommend jandals to shower in. However it managed to serve our purposes. Would probably stay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

The hostel is bustling with friendly people, particularly Paco - the man arranging accommodation at the venue. It is a fantastic location just steps from aya Sofia and blue mosque. Loved my stay here and would come back again. Also great recommendations from Paco for places to go to. Continental breakfast was part of the package. Great stay here.

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Also Known As:
Istanbul Hotel
Istanbul Hotel Istanbul
Hostel Hotel Istanbul
Address: Kutlugun Sok. No:35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > New City / Taksim , Şişli
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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