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World House Istanbul

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As long as you don't mind steep, cobbled hills, you should probably stay here. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, the atmosphere is excellent for both meeting like-minded travellers or some solo chilling. Breakfast is excellent (bread, fruit, cheese, jams, olives, vegetables, hard boiled eggs), and there's a great cafe with patio attached. I stayed in the 6 dorm.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We had an amazing stay at World House, the staff were so helpful and really helped advise us on how we should spend our 4 days in this huge and beautiful city. We loved our room which felt much more like a hotel than a hostel, but yet it was also great to sit in the lounge and chill out,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I had the best experience with the people and location of this hostel. I'm sure it has the best view of Istambul. In World House you not only find a place to stay, but a place to share and make new friends. I definitely will recommend it. Thank you!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I love this hostel. Every time I visit Istanbul I go back and all the staff are friendly and welcoming. It's in a fantastic central location and there's a grey cafe out front where you can sit and watch everyone wander by. It's also very social and there's always people to meet and do things with. I definitely recommend staying... More 

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Thank Kelli S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed in a sea view double shared bathroom for 4 nights in June. Our room was in a separate building down the street on the top floor. The building itself looked quite old and run-down and there was no lift so negotiating 7 flights of stairs with luggage was tough. But once we arrived at the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The hosts of this hostel are amazing. They ensure a good stay for all their guests and are very accommodating for most reasonable requests. The atmosphere in the hostel is great. Breakfast is alright. Had lunch there once and it was delicious! Clean beds, toilets, bathrooms etc. Pub crawling is organised by the host every week atleast 2 times. Overall,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

After a month in Iran I was exhausted and needed a place to chill out and world house was just the place. I spent a week there veg'ing out a couple of days before getting out to explore Istanbul. The people running the place are very friendly. The breakfast is great. The rooms are clean, the beds super comfortable and... More 

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Thank Saraansh M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

The guys here really take care of you. When I was here I met some really incredible people. Beds are clean and comfortable, staff is amazing, location is great, the coffee shop in the Hostel is the most famous in Beyoglu. Couldn't have been a better experience.

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Thank Theycallhimdestroyer
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This popular, buzzing hostel is a favourite of mine, and for good reason. Its an excellent place to meet other young travellers, with lots of like minded people sharing the lounging spaces on the ground floor, it's easy to spark up a conversation and make friends. With a great, solid breakfast included in the price, self serve laundry facilities and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

The first time we stayed there, we stayed in the apartment with the fantastic view which was very small and not very clean but with amazing location. We came back on the way back of our trip and decided to come back to this hostel as the location is truly amazing and were given a super clean and spacious room... More 

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Staying in Beyoglu

Neighborhood Profile
Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
World House Istanbul offers comfortable beds, 24 hr hot water and a superb atmosphere in the heart of the city, the right fit for any urban traveller. Since 2005, we are working very hard to keep our hostel clean, secure, fun and still affordable. World House Istanbul is a 150 year-old Genoese-style stone building located just a few steps away from the iconic Galata Tower and the renowned Istiklal Avenue, and just several minutes away from the Sultanahmet. It can accommodate up to 82 people with its ensuite double and triple rooms, 4-bed, 6-bed, 8-bed and 14-bed dorms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about World House Istanbul

Address: Galip Dede Cad. No:85 Galata, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Beyoglu , New City / Taksim
Price Range: $18 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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