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Bada Bing Hostel Istanbul Reviews

Kemeralti Caddesi, Arapoglan, Serce Sokagi no 6, Karakoy, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey

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88%

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1148 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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83%

The staff working at the desk were awesome, had a great time with them. The women working upstairs were terrible though. Rude, and unfriendly they pushed us out of the kitchen area in the morning and they looked at us like we were crazy when we asked for breakfast.


91%

Really nice atmosphere. Well located. 5 minutes walk from the Galata Tower and all the bars and pubs. The staff is very kind and helpful. It has very nice common spaces to hang out and meet people. Plus, they serve breakfast and they offer different options. I definitely recommend it!


100%

Nice terrace, and the staff are super friendly and hospitable


100%

We loved to stay in Bada Bing hostel! It was an amazing time, we will come again:)

  • 22nd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Bada Bing is a nice hotel to go with friends. The staff are very friendly and they help you with everything you need.We stayed for 3 days in a double room. The room is a bit small but enough space to rest after a day visiting the city. The roof top terrace is amazing! it hasn't a good view to the city but it is nice to have breakfast in a sunny day or enjoy a beer after a long day walking! I really recommend it if you travel with friends!


100%

Cool place, room is clean. Good place to stay


100%

After having traveled across many countries in Europe, this was one of the best hostels I've stayed in. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Alex was a huge help and went out of his way to make sure we had a great stay. The hostel is located close to many attractions and is a close walk to Taksim (great shopping, food, and clubs). Thanks again for the great hospitality. Truly a great value.

  • 20th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

This was a decent place but the staff could do more to improve the atmosphere by getting involved - nights out, cheap group dinners? The beds were decent, showers good and security excellent. There is probably better options in Istanbul though.


83%

Hostel room was spacious and comfortable, the staff were friendly and helped booked our taxi to the airport from the hostel. The breakfast was great, there were three choices and it was cooked fresh while you waited. I would recommend it to other travellers if asked.


100%

Bada bing was awesome. Especially Alex, he helped us with everything we needed. The location is perfect for getting anywhere on the tram. Showers were good.


100%

Amazing hostel! Delicious breakfast, great location, comfy beds and super helpful staff. Mega shout out to Alex for all his help ;) Stay here!


97%

Nice rooms except the bed for having a timber frame that u hit ur foot on constantly coz it's made for short people


100%

Good hostel nice bathrooms wi fi doesn't go that well in some rooms but good every where else. Breakfast are nice but the tickets mean u can get omlets etc not just the Turkish breakfast lol. Good location close to trains and pubs


89%

The time of my life!

  • 11th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Slovenia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

We stayed two nights in hostel and It was really good for us. It has great location near taksim, besiktas, eminonu and sultanahmet. We had a little problem during to check in but Alex and crew were really helpful. There was no problem after this.

  • 10th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Had a great time at BadaBing. Very social place at a good location


100%

Great atmosphere and a great location. Alex was awesome with setting up transportation and hot air balloon tour all the way in Cappadocia for me. The rooftop was also a great chill area to meet other travelers

  • 5th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

This is an awesome hostel. We booked 3 nights and ended up staying 6. The staff are always happy to help with anything, they run a travel agency next door so it's easy to organise day trips (for eg: Gallipoli for Aus/NZ). Awesome location, short walk to shops and restaurants, Galata bridge and delicious fish kebabs for 5 TL. Everything is clean and the free breakfast is as good as I've had on my travels through Europe Rooftop bar/lounge is social and has cheap beers to meet other travellers


97%

Wicked place booked two nights stayed five. Staff and location are top notch. Alex and the guys are the best ! Consider this place first!

  • 4th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great place, great staff, location was brilliant, close but not too close. Really a great hostel experience.


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