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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

friendly staff, cozy interior with a lot of pictures from guests around the world, great falafel at very reasonable price. recommended for vegans and notvegans as a quick bite in beyoglu on the way into town.

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Emporia, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We just happened to stumble upon this place on our way out of Karakoy and were so glad that we did! The food is amazing and HEALTHY which can be hard to find sometimes around Turkey. The staff members were extremely friendly and everything we ate was so good. I got the falafel plate with eggplant and zucchini falafel that... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Very good vegan Food. Small Place, very Alternative and authentic. Cool People, small menu. Fresh Food, Smiling faces. Little chaotic atmosphere but friendly and good feeling. We did not stay in the hotel but we bumped in the restaurant and visited it again the day after.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I stayed as a solo traveller in EcoIsthan and i was very delighted each day of my stay. Sonay, the owner, is one of the best people i've met in all of my travels. Very down to earth and has a good advocacy with being green and caring for the earth. She made sure that i was alright the entire... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed here because i wanted to explore Galata area and this hostel is perfect for that if you dont mind walking up a hill. The beds were comfortable and exactly like photos. However the terrace is being renovated, the tables are now part of a cafe serving vegetarian food in the evening, and the picture with the two couches... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It was not easy to find veg friendly food in Istanbul. While walking around we stumbled across ecoisthan and were sooooooo grateful and pleased. We have been there 2 nights in a row so far. They have a set daily menu and it is great. A little hard to find and yes, it is on top of a steep climb.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had a bit of trouble finding the hostel on our way into town but this was seriously was one of the BEST hostel experiences we have had during our travels. Lots of good vibes here with the owner treating you first as a friend and second as a client. Everyone who works here seems to be friends which makes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a clean and comfortable hostel-type lodging in an excellent location near the Galata Tower. Two families with teenagers shared an 8 person room for two nights and it worked out great. Staff was friendly; beds were comfortable; showers and wi-fi worked; air conditioning was good; price was right. Those with mobility issues should find somewhere else, as the... More 

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Istanbul was the last stop of my summer vacation and being out of money i decided to stay in a hostel. But I never expected this! It is hard to explain but the place has an amazing energy, very inviting and peaceful. The food was delicious, the people very responsive to every need; they took the time to talk and... More 

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is really great hostel, is has perfect, really perfect location next the Galata Tower. So it easy to reach for Taxim and Sultanahment areas, It is the cleanest hostel you will ever see, with amazing super comfortable beds. We stayed with my family for a few days and we all loved it. I would highly recommend eating there too,... More 

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Staying in Beyoglu

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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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This historical building takes place in Galata sit area and very closed to Galata Tower.It has four floor,the ground floor is cafe-shop area that you could take your breakfeast and maybe find some souveniors about Istanbul, 1st and 2nd floor are dorm areas,in every floor there are two rooms; one room include beds for 5 people and the other room for 8 people and the 3rd floor is a terrace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ecoist Han

Address: Camekan Sokak No 7 | Galata, Istanbul 34421, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Beyoglu , New City / Taksim
Price Range: $16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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