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Mystic Simurgh Hostel

Huseyin Aga Mah. Buyuk Bayram Sok. No:13 Taksim, Beyoglu/Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey, Distance from city centre: 2.2km

Rating: 72% from 9 reviews

  • 68%Atmosphere
  • 73%Staff
  • 75%Security
  • 62%Cleanliness
  • 88%Location
  • 66%Value for money
  • 68%Facilities

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  • Overall, considering the price this hostel is a great deal! It is located in the lively, vibrant neighbourhood of 'Taksim' in Istanbul which is a pleasant walk to nearby night life, shopping, restaurants, cafés and public transportation. The hostel itself is fairly clean and the rooms are adequate. The bathrooms tend to get a little dirty, but that's entirely on the guests to keep the mess to a minimum. Tea and mineral water is also available for guests 24/7. I would recommend this hostel!
  • 89%
  • 11 Jun 2014 RAJESH Canada
  • Location/price ratio is amazing! Staff is really nice and helpful! I will certainly go back again.
  • 100%
  • 09 Jun 2014 Sebastien Canada
  • If you are in Istanbul to go clubbing/out drinking and want a cheap place to stay after a night out this is it. Friendly Staff, but weird atmosphere. Good value for money if you are going to bed after 4am If you need sleep however, the Night club next door is so loud and there is no sound proofing, so we were up to 4 every night. Room was tiny and shower was like a box.
  • 57%
  • 27 Dec 2013 Adam Australia
  • Good vibe, good prices, despite the ad there is a simple breaky included. Wifi in break room. It is in the centre of town so it is very noisy every night until 4 or 5am, and not the cleanest. But overall a great hostel.
  • 71%
  • 16 Oct 2013 Ivan England
  • Suggestions: cleanliness and security is the most important thing in a hostel,a hostel should be provided with the schedules of the buses to the city centre, bus shuttles to the airports and the ways to get to the bus stops. AC, AC,AC, it's Turkey, it's hot...The staff should know everything about the city and should pass it on to the guests. There should be an iron in a hostel. There should be a common place for non smokers as well. I have no more space to mention everything. Overall, very poor
  • 23%
  • 20 Aug 2013 Anonymous Poland
  • You should go there to check it yourself:)
  • 91%
  • 19 Jul 2013 Anonymous Poland
  • Great benefit of this hostel is location. With the stuff and the room I was not happy at all. The rule, I had not know about, was you cannot have guests in your room. I was quite surprised because I came here only to meet my old friends. I offered them money just to let my friend stay for a while but one man refused, other man after long discussion took money. Maybe you are not gonna have problem like me, but the point is, they do not follow the slogan "The costumer is always right ".
  • 51%
  • 18 Jul 2013 Michaela Slovakia
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