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Siraselviler Caddesi, no:40, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey

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486 Total Reviews
  • 68%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 72%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 56%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 64%Facilities

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Positives: -good wifi in the rooms -decent Taksim location, albeit a bit seedy at night -air conditioned -on site laundry Suggestions for improvement: -all rooms have 1 double bed, to make a twin room they bring in a collapsible bed which unfortunately takes up a lot of space in the room. Suggest they offer a few rooms with 2 double beds -bathrooms painted black (!) and make it dark & claustrophobic. Should be painted white -install bathroom ventilation -install darker curtains

  • 20th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


El staff no tenia mucha voluntad en ayudar, la persona que estaba de noche estaba siempre tirada durmiendo en el sillón y no se enteraba de nada de lo que estaba pasando. Hubo una persona del hostel que conocimos el ultimo día que esa fue la única persona amable del lugar. Con respecto a la limpieza muy básica, las sabanas no llegaban a cubrir el colchón y el cuarto estaba con mucha humedad.


We had an amazing time at this hostel. Booked a three bed private and ended up with what was essentially a little apartment with a kitchen and everything. Very close to Taksim square, the main shopping strip, clubs, bars and restaurants and very easy to get to other sites via metro or tram. There was also a supermarket within about 5 minutes walking distance, a fruit shop across the road, pharmacy and minimart, and a place to get 4TL kebabs just up the street. Had a great experience here!

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