We had a great experience at Bada Bing! Although the location is not close to Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque and other museums, we really liked that it was just on the other side of the Galata Bridge and away from the busiest and most touristy areas. It would take about 20 mins to walk to the main touristy area but worth the walk and lots to see along the way. Or you can easily take the train/subway, which is a 5 min walk from Bada Bing. Bada Bing is also very close to the street Taksim, which has lots of shopping and is good for eating and drinking at night.
Staff were GREAT and always answered any questions we had. The owner had a drink with us one night and took us out on the main strip at night! Great value! Comfortable beds with lockers under each bed! Bathrooms were very clean and aesthetic! Nice indoor and outdoor rooftop area with comfortable seating. This area turns into a bar at night. Overall, we were very happy with our stay at Bada Bing and would definitely recommend it to others.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Bada Bing's neighborhood is an up-and-coming area that gives travelers the best of both worlds: a central location that inspires effortless travel to Istanbul’s most worthy destinations. Its strategic locale is within walking distance of the real, modern, buzzing district of Taksim, and the awe-inspiring historical district of Sultanahmet. But if you want to sleep away from the overwhelm of Taksim’s nightlife and Sultanahmet’s hiked-up tourist prices, Bada Bing’s neighborhood is right for you. Wherever you choose to go on a given day, your journey will start in the heart of Istanbul. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Bada Bing Hotel Istanbul