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Orient Hostel

Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. No:9, 34400 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, Distance from city centre: 1.9km

Rating: 88% from 14 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 94%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 97%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities

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  • Orient Hostel provides an exceptional value given its location in e heart of Istanbul. I stayed there for 3 nights and really enjoyed the clean beds and delicious free breakfast that they provided. Compared to other hostels, Orient Hostel is cheaper, but provides the same basic necessities that any backpacker needs without sacrificing in cleanliness, and while being in the heart of the city. Were I to go back to Istanbul, I'd definitely stay there again!
  • 89%
  • 20 Jan 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Great location to see some of the main sites of Istanbul. Friendly and helpful staff.
  • 89%
  • 28 Dec 2015 Andrew USA
  • super hostel.. perfect starting point to be amazed by the city
  • 91%
  • 14 Nov 2015 Anonymous Italy
  • I'm not sure if there was a kitchen here. The hostel is in a very touristy part of Istanbul with all the sights you will ever want to see but little nightlife apart from tourist bars. It is also more expensive than average (tourist pricing) and full of people trying to sell you a carpet. The staff were helpful overall. But bring a padlock if possible, the ones they lend at reception for the lockers are rather flimsy.
  • 80%
  • 30 Jul 2015 Anonymous Ireland
  • The staff all over, was great, very helpfull and nice, hard workers!! We, a family of 2 parents and 2 adult "children" had a 4-person dorm on the second floor, which was nice, clean and roomy, the beds were comfortable and it had airconditioning! Included breakfast was good, the roofterrace was wonderfull! The only thing which we did not like was the cleanlyness of the showers. Ther was mould between a lot of tiles, and the drains looked a bit dirty. The showers themselves were nice and warm.
  • 83%
  • 24 Jul 2015 sandra Netherlands
  • location is brilliant, wifi works in the common area and rooms, has hot water and cheap.
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  • 23 Jun 2015 Anonymous Singapore
  • Yucel is a legend! Great hostel. Awesome atmosphere. Food is great. And in a super vibrant location. It's so easy to get lost in Istanbul an it's proximity to Hagia Sophia and the sea meant I was never too far away from finding something familiar. Upstairs cafe has sea views and is a great way to start the day. Clean and easy this hostel is great. They even translate for you if you happen to need it.
  • 100%
  • 25 Apr 2015 Benn New Zealand
  • Staff was excellent! We booked a tour through TripAdvisor and upon arrival the hostel had our confirmation waiting for us and they communicated when they would be picking us up the next morning. They offered airport shuttles for only 12 Lira. Our room was cold and they checked out heater and provided us with extra blankets. This hostel has a great location and was very easy to find. The staff gave us a lot of helpful information about the city, I would stay here again.
  • 89%
  • 20 Feb 2015 Valarie USA
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