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Orient Hostel International

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked online with some reservations towards how the staff would be. Contrary to past reviews the staff was fantastic. My room was cheap, extremely clean, was air-conditioned, had free Wi-Fi and don't even get me started on the staff. When I arrived he gave me a map with and marked it up with tons of personal info. I was... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hostel was one amazing expirience with young people. The Terrace was the best place and at night the disco above the Hostel was really witg great fun. The rooms were clean and the food service as a good value for money.

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

I think it's one of my most fun night in Istanbul, this place is great and full fun. Every body is so helpful and friendly.i would recommend this place to anyone who comes to Istanbul, you won't regret the nights you have!! The meals are good and alcohol is cheap.Cheers

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I visited Orient Hotel end of May 2016. The location is awesome. You can walk, or do an easy commute, to all attractions this awesome city can offer. The staff is a very friendly people. I was provide with iron and security lock, and even a computer when I need it the most. Thank you very much, I do believe... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Orient Hostel - the best choice I could have done in Istanbul. Low price with breakfast included (I could eat my meals on the rooftop terrace with beautiful views on Haga Sofia, Blue Mosque and The Bosphorus). Staff was very friendly and ready to help with sightseeing plans. Rooms and showers were nice and clean. Wi-Fi works fast. There is... More 

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Piotrkow Trybunalski, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I stayed here in June 2016 with my friends.Service was realy helpful.The hostel is located in tourist area.You can see beautyful views from a rooftop terrace.The restaurant serves a good meals if you want stay in cheap hostel is it good offer for you.I can recomend you Orient hostel if i will be one day in Istanbul i will chose... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Thanks Mr. Hicham Ghilani to show me this hostel i really like it so much i plan to pass my vacation there because i like its location it is very interesting place in the center also the prices are very nice so i appreciated your help.

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Algeria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

i'm from Algeria i stayed there for week truly wonderful hostel and service also has very nice location near to the main touristic ears and has nice views from his restaurant and his terrace all staff are nice and cool i like them

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I stayed here in August 2015 and loved the place. I booked a single room for 35EUR per night and got a twin room as a replacement. Although the room was tiny (two beds+sink+my huge suitcase is all the room can take), I didn't spend much time in it. The location is awesome -- right in Istanbul's old town and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

I loved this hostel! From the moment of booking there was direct communication with the staff there. On arrival I was greeted warmly. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm which was spacious and comfortable bed with a decent sized locker. Shared shower was great pressure and temperature. WiFi great throught the building. Everyone working here was so friendly and... 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)
The Orient Hostel is situated on the hillside in Sultanahmet, located a few minutes walk from tourist favourites Topkapi Palace, The Blue Mosque and Haghia Sophia. The Orient offers clean accommodation ranging from dorm rooms to private rooms with either shared or private bathrooms. Our attentive and helpful staff, make you welcome with a friendly atmosphere and fun belly-dancing and water-pipe (hookah) nights in the terrace café-restaurant during the high season ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orient Hostel International

Address: Akbiyik Cad. No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $15 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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