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Istanbul Hostel

35 Kutlu Gun Sokak, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, Distance from city centre: 1.9km

Rating: 92% from 24 reviews

  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 95%Staff
  • 90%Security
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 98%Location
  • 95%Value for money
  • 92%Facilities

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  • Positive: Good location (2 minutes walking from the main square). Good breakfast. Safe. Nice view from the terrace. Negative: the bathroom is cold. The showers are not fully close (walls) to the rest of the bathroom so the air coming from outside is not really nice (winter). Additionally I used the same shower during 3 days and I found the same waste all days (you need to improve the cleanliness of and toilettes were cleaned).
  • 80%
  • 14 Jan 2016 Anonymous Chile
  • Very friendly and flexible staff, give proper attention to every guest and try to accommodate as per their needs. They gave me tips to see city and also being very polite
  • 89%
  • 02 Jan 2016 Asmara Finland
  • In general I liked the hostel, I lived during 4 days in 21 Bed Mixed Dorm, Ensuite (10 euro night). Our big room was actually the cellar very well decorated. My friend complained that she was bitten by mosquitoes during night, however I didn't see them, we saw only some results on her body. Breakfest is included in the price, however it is very small. But I am telling it in compersion with other nearest hostels since our friends lived at the same time in closest hostel for the same price.
  • 100%
  • 27 Nov 2015 Anonymous Ukraine
  • Simple, cheap, and comfortable hostel in ideal location a couple minutes walking distance from Blue Mosque and other attractions. Very helpful staff, and it's easy to get to.
  • 100%
  • 11 Oct 2015 Seth
  • You get what you pay for.
  • 71%
  • 10 Oct 2015 Isacar USA
  • Place is the best, staff is attantive, the viewis very nice, price is very good.
  • 94%
  • 26 Sep 2015 Ana Georgia
  • In an ideal part of Istanbul, right by the Ayasofya, the metro, and the bridge. Great staff, affordable restaurant. Clean bathrooms with hot water and non creaky beds which for the well traveled is everything you could hope for. Due to its location it attracts a good crowd
  • 100%
  • 26 Sep 2015 Anonymous USA
  • This is my 2nd time staying here at this hostel, the first time was 2 years ago and I enjoyed the experience. The place is very central, just 3 minutes walking from the main attractions Topaki Palace, Haga Sophia, Blue Mosque and surrounded by restaurants, souvenir shops etc. The staff is extremely helpful, they provided me with all the info needed, I booked my trips around Turkey with the hostel, and they also provided bus services to both airports. Definitely will come back in the future.
  • 100%
  • 15 Aug 2015 Viet Ha Vietnam
  • Istanbul hostel is one of the better places I've stayed at. The staff was very helpful; Paco even lent a group of us his metro card for cheaper fare. I stayed in the dorms which were nice and quiet. It's not a party hostel, but there are plenty of bars the next street over for letting loose. There was really only one drawback, one of the waitstaff at the affiliated restaurant was very inappropriate towards me and most of the other solo females I saw come through.
  • 94%
  • 28 May 2015 Anonymous USA
  • Fabulous staff, super food, and ideal location!
  • 100%
  • 25 May 2015 EMMA England
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