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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I stayed here for 5 nights. This is the awesome place to stay. The staff is very friendly and helpful. From the day one, I felt comfortable here. They provided me great amount tips and information on Istanbul. The rooms are neat and clean, and of decent size. The terrace has a great view, and comfy seatings. Every morning breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Nice rooms, small, clean, good shower- all you need for exploring Istanbul. Very close to Hagia Sophia and other attractions. Staff were always helpful and breakfast on the terrace was a great start to the day.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I was traveling with a friend who has a jewish family name and during check-in the staff (or owner??) made some really rude and unwarranted remarks about jewish people, to which my friend just ignored. Then when I asked about what time is breakfast, he laughed and asked "You want rice? chicken feet?" (I'm half-asian). Needless to say we immediately... More 

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Dear Lovely Guest who actually never steped into the Metropolis Hostel, After reading your review we basicly scaned all the security cams that located at reception ( Guest mentioned that she has arrived in May so we did not get lazy and we did scan whole records of the May ) and we realized that this is a made up... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Stayed here while backpacking in Europe. I found the staff extremely helpful and the daily breakfast included was great. The rooftop was totally amazing! The location was great for exploring the city and major sites.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great location, very close to the major sites and in a quiet street. Very clean dorm and shared bathroom, breakfast is ok. Food is really expensive though, so I would suggest to go to another area. Staff is not particularly helpfullexcept if you are a woman traveling alone... all things considered, not a bad place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Young couple, We were there for 4 nights all together in a 4 bed dorm. The rooftop is totally amazing I could have sat up there all day !! Super close to all the hustle and bustle of the istanbul city ! The staff were so helpful when we were there and even when I left my jacket behind they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We chose Metropolis Hostel because of it's location, and it certainly doesn't disappoint in that regard with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Roman Cisterns, Topkapi Palace, etc., etc., etc. just a few steps away. The hostel itself is simple and clean. The roof terrace has a great view and is a nice place to have breakfast or an afternoon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I've been there for three nights in a room for 4 people and I recomend. The location is really good, also good turkish breakfast. The balcony, as too much balconies in SultanAhmet give you a really nice view in the morning. Have your breakfast looking the bosforto. Later, just walk for 5 minutes to arrive in the heart of touristic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights in a private room. Staff was very welcoming and answered all of my questions. They provided a suggested itinerary based on the number of days I would be staying. Room and bathrooms are all newly renovated with electronic key cards on the doors. Everything is cleaned daily kept in good condition. The bathrooms do smell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in may with friend in the room 401 ensuite.Amazing view from room.just upper floor roof top terrace with greatest views .lts where they serve free breakfast or you could order cold efes beer.(They serve lunch and dinner as well a bit pricy but definetly worth to try . we had our best meal in lstambul here) staff super friendly... 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)
About Our Hostel,The entire hostel was completely renovated inside and out in November 2013. we put in new bathrooms, new beds (with an individual reading light and electrical outlet), new furniture, new floors and new decorations.We also installed new doors which close without making any noise, with electronic card locks for added securityWe offer high quality service at low prices for budget travellers. 'Run by travellers for travellers'. Metropolis Hostel is located in the historical old city of İstanbul. İt's just a few mins from the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Underground Cistern and Historical Turkish Baths... just 10 mins to Grand Bazaar and Spice (Eqyptian) Bazaar... just 30 mins to Taksim... and just 20 mins to Asian side by historical boat. Choose your bed from four bed or six bed mixed dorms, 6 bed female dorms, or double rooms with shared bathroom or ensuite. All double rooms have temperature control (air conditioned) and most rooms have stunning views of the Maramara Sea, the Bosphorous, Prince's İslands and the Asian shore. All rooms have comfy mattreses including dorm beds. Our hostel is very secure wıth 24 hour reception and a safe box in which you may store your valuables.Very clean and great showers with 24 hour running hot water. You can meet people from all around the world in our common areas. We have one covered common room as well as a roof top terrace area, both of which have great views of the Marmara sea, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia...you can eat your free breakfast on this great terrace. We also serve lunch, dinner and BBQ. Each week we host a BBQ party on our rooftop terrace, followed by a pub crawl to Taksim (the centre of nightlife and live music in İstanbul). You can try traditional and very tasty Turkish food at our famous associated BABYLONIA RESTAURANT (which is just 20 metres from our hostel and on the very busy and popular backpacker street). We have several computers and free internet for our guests and also wireless internet connection throughout the hostel. So, you can connect to the internet with your own notebook. We have a big screen television to watch cable tv to keep in touch wıth the world, watch movie channels, sports events.. Our travel agency can arrange all your travel needs wıth international-domestic flights, special city tours, dinner cruise by night, ANZAC tours (Troy & Gallipolli), Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale tours, belly dancing show with dinner (Turkish night) and Turkish bath. Our hostel is located near bus, tram and train transport. Our airport pick up servıce is 25 euros from ATATURK AİRPORT and 45 euros from SABİHA GOKCEN. OUR ENGLİSH, FRENCH AND SPANİSH SPEAKİNG STAFF WİLL TAKE CARE OF YOU TO MAKE YOUR STAY EVEN BETTER. THEY WILL ALSO İNFORM YOU ABOUT İSTANBUL AND TURKEY AND GİVE YOU A FREE MAP WHEN YOU ARRİVE ... more   less 

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Address: Yeni Akbiyik Cad. Terbiyik Sok. No:24 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $12 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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