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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Maybe a bit expensive for what you get, but not bad as low budget backpacker hostels go. Staff was friendly and helpful. View from the roof isn't too bad. Walking distance from everything you would want to see.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I have been here twice, once 7 years ago, and again a few months ago. I chose it for the great location, really hard to beat, breakfast is very good on the terrace with great views where is easy to make new friends for solo travelers. The building isn't new but I keep consodering Sinbad a good option for budget... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Came here last year as a backpacker looking for a cheap place to stay in central istanbul (which is no easy feat, especially without internet!). The room i got was great value, the bed was comfortable and the room was en-suite, though the bathroom wasn't clean, and the flush was broken when I stayed. Breakfast was included (albeit basic) on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

In the last year I've stayed in over 50 hostels and this was in the bottom two - dirty, cramped room, unfriendly staff and unbeatable breakfast. For either the same price or just a little more, you could definitely find something better!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you are expecting a minimum luxury you won't find it. Rooms are basic but clean. The breakfast is very basic and adequate - in fact this is the poorest breakfast I eaver had. However since the location is really nice and the guy at reception was good I am going to give a rating of 3 for this hostel.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stayed in this hostel for a night, in a double room with a shared bathroom, after we had left a terrible 'hotel' we had booked. Even though it was late and we were desperate to find a place to stay, the manager gave us a very good price. The room was extremely basic but clean, the shared bathroom was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

This cute little hostel is a hidden gem. The rooms are spacious and there is sir conditioning. The cleanliness could have been a little better but nothing beat the breakfast with a view of the Bosphorus Sea. There were many stairs to climb so beware anyone with leg problems. I stayed during Ramadan so there was a great deal of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I was charged 100t/l and it was the worst place I ever stayed in and my room was ensuite so God help the rest. It had two single beds, no chair, wardrobe and that was it. The rug was not hoovered and I did not dare look under the bed. The beds were uncomfortable. It was right behind reception and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

It was expensive. It was terribly conditioned. It was unclean. Combined above, it was not a good place for one expects more even for a backpacker. The only good thing was, it was so close to the Blue Mosque!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

C1 ( 2013.08.08 ) I have been stayed there 4 days. This hostel's merit was only one, cheap. I don't understand another's reveiw that there was clean. I liked trip, so I have stayed many accomodation, hostel, etc. There was a worst accomodation in my life. Especially, there was a hostel for Korean, I think. ( I'm Korean. ) This... More 

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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Address: Kuecuekayasofya Mah. Demirci Resit Sokak No 1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Number of rooms: 30
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