I stayed at Puffin hostel for 2 weeks. My first impression of the hostel was like "wow!" and it´s still "wow!". I wanted to avoid too touristic places and this hostel was the perfect. Located in Besiktas, one of the hottest places in Intsnbul, you can get to the see in 5 minutes drinking some beer chatting with your friends. You walk juat for several minutes and you can get on the boat to go to the asian side, which takes just 7 minutes to get to Uskudar port and 20 minutes to get to Kadikoy. You can also easilly go to Eminonu and Taksim.
What I liked the most about this place is that you can feel at home while staying here. The hosts, Osgur and Hido are really nice guys and they can provide you with any information on tourism in Istanbul. Thanks for them, I could visit really cool places that a tourist staying in an another place would have never visited. They will make you enjoy really "turkish" things.
When it comes to facilities, I can say nothing but Cok Guzel(Sooooooooooooo nice). wifi, perfect room and toilets. I´ll stop here cause otherwise i´ll stay up all night writhing this review. just stay at puffin hostel. I really had a nice time
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in very safe area of downtown, Puffin Hostel offers you hospitality and cosiness of Istanbul, so you can observe local life and atmosphere. Due to its lively downtown, cafés famous for breakfast buffets and seaports that are used by thousands of people to get to Asian side, life is 24hr bright in Besiktas. ... more less
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