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Metropolis Hostel

Yeni Akbiyik Cad. Terbiyik Sok. No:24 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty convenient location for a hostel, and wait 'till you see the fantastic Bosphorus view from the roof top terrace! Friendly staff and great service, I'd absolutely wanna stay here if I come back to Istanbul. And it's all for a very reasonable price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After scouring the Lonely Planet guidebook and the internet for a budget friendly option in Istanbul, we decided on this one, and were glad that we did! The staff was very helpful and accommodating, letting us eat breakfast upon our early morning arrival for free even though we weren't checked in yet! We were able to store our bags, and... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hostel with great staff and lovely rooftop terrace. Only small problem was no kitchen to cook for yourselves and no washing machine. Location is brilliant, in a quiet area that's only 2 minutes walk from the Blue Mosque. Bathrooms and bedroom were very clean. We had a private double room with plenty of space in it. Had the comfort... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We booked a 4-bed room. We can barely open our suitcases and pack our stuff. Apart from the size of the room, others are fine especially for the roof bar.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Wonderful hostel in the middle of the old city,very close to major sights, this the cleanest hostel l ever stayed, View from the roof is amazing, free breakfast on the roof was yummy and the bar is full of cheap drinks,best part of the hostel is friendly staff,they organize cheap tours,transfer,night outs etc..l will definetly come back here again

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Very happy with the accommodation. We stayed in a double room with shared bathroom. Small rooms and small building but very friendly and helpful staff. The accommodation is clean and comfortable and very good location. The roof terrace is lovely with wonderful views across the river. I would strongly reccommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights with a friend and really enjoyed it. The location is very convenient for visiting Sultanahmet. They offer female only dorms. The pricing is reasonable. The wifi works. The breakfast is not exceptional but it's good enough. It feels safe

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This hostel is just what you need if you are travelling on a budget and aren't concerned with sharing. Nice and clean rooms and bathrooms, friendly and happy staff and great food. Cool area upstairs inside or outside to eat or play cards etc. and a great way to meet new people. The staff are great and really helpful. Would... More

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Nice and clean hostel with rooftop restaurant (inside and outside) where you can enjoy breakfast and a drink. Friendly staff, 24/7 reception. The location is just perfect, near the Aya Sofya, Blue Mosque and Topkapi palace (also the Bazars and Galate Bridge are easy to reach by foot). Public transportation is also close by.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Our room was tiny and barley had any space to put our stuff down, but it was clean and in a perfect location. We shared a bathroom ( not my favorite thing), but it was clean and never busy. The breakfast in the morning was tasty and the view lovely despite the cold. I would stay here again!

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Address: Yeni Akbiyik Cad. Terbiyik Sok. No:24 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
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About Our Hostel,The entire hostel was completely renovated inside and out in November 2013. we put in new bathrooms, new beds (with an individual reading light and electrical outlet), new furniture, new floors and new decorations.We also installed new doors which close without making any noise, with electronic card locks for added securityWe offer high quality service at low prices for budget travellers. 'Run by travellers for travellers'. Metropolis Hostel is located in the historical old city of İstanbul. İt's just a few mins from the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Underground Cistern and Historical Turkish Baths... just 10 mins to Grand Bazaar and Spice (Eqyptian) Bazaar... just 30 mins to Taksim... and just 20 mins to Asian side by historical boat. Choose your bed from four bed or six bed mixed dorms, 6 bed female dorms, or double rooms with shared bathroom or ensuite. All double rooms have temperature control (air conditioned) and most rooms have stunning views of the Maramara Sea, the Bosphorous, Prince's İslands and the Asian shore. All rooms have comfy mattreses including dorm beds. Our hostel is very secure wıth 24 hour reception and a safe box in which you may store your valuables.Very clean and great showers with 24 hour running hot water. You can meet people from all around the world in our common areas. We have one covered common room as well as a roof top terrace area, both of which have great views of the Marmara sea, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia...you can eat your free breakfast on this great terrace. We also serve lunch, dinner and BBQ. Each week we host a BBQ party on our rooftop terrace, followed by a pub crawl to Taksim (the centre of nightlife and live music in İstanbul). You can try traditional and very tasty Turkish food at our famous associated BABYLONIA RESTAURANT (which is just 20 metres from our hostel and on the very busy and popular backpacker street). We have several computers and free internet for our guests and also wireless internet connection throughout the hostel. So, you can connect to the internet with your own notebook. We have a big screen television to watch cable tv to keep in touch wıth the world, watch movie channels, sports events.. Our travel agency can arrange all your travel needs wıth international-domestic flights, special city tours, dinner cruise by night, ANZAC tours (Troy & Gallipolli), Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale tours, belly dancing show with dinner (Turkish night) and Turkish bath. Our hostel is located near bus, tram and train transport. Our airport pick up servıce is 25 euros from ATATURK AİRPORT and 45 euros from SABİHA GOKCEN. OUR ENGLİSH, FRENCH AND SPANİSH SPEAKİNG STAFF WİLL TAKE CARE OF YOU TO MAKE YOUR STAY EVEN BETTER. THEY WILL ALSO İNFORM YOU ABOUT İSTANBUL AND TURKEY AND GİVE YOU A FREE MAP WHEN YOU ARRİVE ... more   less 
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