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Old City Hostel

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hamid is a wonderful and friendly host. The location was perfect for us as we wanted to spend our very limited time in Istanbul visiting its main attractions. The time we spent inside the hostel was comfortable and clean, with fast wifi and beautiful views from the rooftop terrace. Would absolutely stay here again.

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is a great hostel in a perfect location run by Rifat, the most friendly host imaginable. He gave me great recommendations and tea. Breakfast is also good; there are even eggs! felt super safe there and would definitely go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The owner was extremely friendly welcoming us with tea upon arrival. He gave us an outline of where to go in the city and sat with us to chat out in the cafe at night. The rooms are clean and comfortable with basic toiletries (soap, shampoo) provided. The location is a short walking distance from some of the main monuments... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Juste coming back from a week at The Old City Hostel. More than offering a perfect location, this hostel is friendly, safe, and confortable. The staff is great", helpfull, and brings a relaxed atmosphere. Dont hesitate !

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

The hostel was very clean and had everything I needed. You cannot beat the location... It is 1 minute from the metro, and 5 minutes from so many desired destinations in Istanbul such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Spice Market, Grand Bazar, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, and more... 20 minute metro ride from Taksim Area and easy to get... More 

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Fair Price, the friendliest staff, clean and comfortable rooms, beautiful rooftop terrace and really good located in the heart of the old City! So definitely worth a visit!! It was my first time in Istanbul and i am really amazed by the hospitility :)

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Stone Town, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

I stay 4nights with a friend! The room and the toilet was very clean. Perfect location! You can go easily to everywhere. Best value for money! if someone wants to go to the other side, the tram stop is only 3 minutes...

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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Location is perfect, at Sultanahmed, surrounded by stores, restaurants, bakeries, hamman, public transportation...the strongest point to stress, I would say. Staff is so kind an helpful, the rooms are correct: clean, nice and welcoming. Breakfast is complete and there is this dreamy roof you can see breathtaking sunrise at, whilst having your coffee early in the morning, or chat with... More 

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Old city hostel is located on a very touristic area close to main attractions in Sultanahmet. Staff is amazingly helpful. I stayed for two nights in a comfortable, tidy and clean 8-beds dorm. Nice breakfast included! Must meet Furkan, hilarious guy ever!

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Stayed at the girls dormitory for two nights. Comfortable beds, storage space and peaceful sleep. Room cleaned every day. Primarily close to the all the major attractions. Very basic breakfast, sometimes tea or bread is not available. But, best place to stay with friends or on solo travel. Multiple room keys will be provided to the dorm members, so that... More 

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just in the heart of historical Istanbul, Old City Hostel is the best located hostel in Istanbul! Cleanliness, safety and comfort are top priorities for Old City Hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old City Hostel

Address: Bestekar Osman Sokak No 9 | Divanyolu Cad,Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $10 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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