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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

I had a 2 night stay booked at Istanbul Hostel. Unfortunately they had to shut business without notice, However the management did everything to accommodate me. I arrived in Istanbul very late around 11:30 Pm. Dan- Manager @ Istanbul hostel was waiting on the street to make my arrangement - truly appreciate it. Made sure he was there for both... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

Unfortunately my stay from Tuesday 13.9.16 - Friday 16.9.16 was ruined by the maintenance, noise & dust. They really shouldn't have been open for business as there was no service to speak of. The guy whose been running it for 18 years was v upset & apologetic, it was beyond his control & he did give me a partial refund... More 

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Thank 841trish
2 reviews
Reviewed September 14, 2016

I stayed for one night, but had the time to enjoy the rooftop for breakfast (not the big quantity) but OK if you are not hungry. View is just superb and district are is calm. Room for 6 was just calm and bed are really OK. Prices are very acceptable.

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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Great stay at the Istanbul hostel. The staff were really helpful with everything, booking trips through out turkey with them was really easy. Beds were comfortable and food was great. Turkish styled Breakfast to start the day. Highly recommend to stay here.

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Thank corey156
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Location is great - near the main tourist stuff and a view of the sea from the rooftop terrace. 10 minute walk from the nearest tram stop. Very clean. Friendly and helpful staff. Reception is manned 24 hours.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

The hostel was super, the location is super easy just follow the instruction that will emailed to your email guaranteed you will reach the hostel. The hostel is so close to the blue mosque and sultan ahmet square. The staff was friendly, help me a lot. you will have free breakfast and of course free wi-fi. You can take the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Basically all of the hostels in Istanbul are crap. This one has a nice feel with good views and helpful staff, although don't expect to be blown away by anything unique or interesting. Security is however not it's strong point, although the reception was always manned at the entrance.

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Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Location is perfect. 2 of the best mosques within 5 minutes walking distance. Staff really helpful and flexible. Clean facilities. Although toilets uncomfortably cramped. Average breakfast. But dining room has spectacular view of the Bosphorus. Overall very enjoyable experience.

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Mold, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 4, 2016

Broke my journey back to UK from Northern Cyrus with three day stay in Istanbul. Well worth the effort! Amazing buildings & sea front. Was able to get around more using my Brompton folding cycle, which created much interest & enabled me to see much more in time available. Orient Hostel well located in Sultanamet area for exploring old town.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Istanbul hostel is in a very great location. Just 5 mins walk from Hagia Sophia and 10 mins walk from "Sultan Ahmet" tram station. The view of the rooftop is beautiful and nice. Good for taking morning time there. The manager of the hostel is so hospitality. The price is reasonable when compare with what you get.

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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)
Istanbul Hostel is the place for you!We have dorm rooms that can sleep four or more guests on comfortable, extra long single mattresses. Our double rooms are neat and clean with extra large king-sized mattresses. The bathrooms are located outside the rooms and are continuously maintained. All our rooms are non-smoking and have central heating.For those who want to keep in touch with the world while in exotic Istanbul, we offer Satellite TV (showing English news and sports events). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Istanbul Hostel

Address: Kutlugun Sok. No:35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $14 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“The hostel is super easy to find, so don't worry about its location”
 of 5 bubbles goesnick, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
“Probably quite crowded in high season,but as quiet,had room to myself!”
 of 5 bubbles NorthWalesSaint, Feb 4, 2016 | Read review
“Lot of other hostels too in the vicinity - take your pick”
 of 5 bubbles manali04, Nov 11, 2015 | Read review
“Upper floors may get better air circulation”
 of 5 bubbles 333RichardB, Jul 12, 2015 | Read review
“Not the bottom floor, avoid at any costs.”
 of 5 bubbles Miksub5, Jun 7, 2015 | Read review
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