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Cankurtaran Mah.Kutlugun Sok.no 5 Sultanahmet Ista, Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

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865 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

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Great time at this hostel!


I loved staying here. The dorms were quiet and comfortable. Great place to meet other travelers. Super friendly and helpful staff. Free breakfast. Nice rooftop terrace and garden in the front. Close to all the tourist stuff and the tram. I'd stay here again!


Staff was extreamly friendly and helpful. They gave really nice advices...However, the room was really small for two people..Hardly any space to move in room except to just sleep on bed.


Nice Location, Staff is extremely Facilities are not on par with XXI century's standards Breakfast is super light (1 egg, 2 slices of tomato, 2 slices of cucumber, pieces of bread, jam & butter) No roof-top terrace available contrary to the pictures displayed.

  • 30th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


This is by far & without a doubt the worst hostel experience I've ever had. Not enough space to report all of the bad things about this hostel. The staff all clearly hate their jobs & complain incessantly, and evidently don't like their customers. Room stinks of mildew & cigarette smoke, with no windows/ventilation (the so-called 'deluxe' room), internet service down 50%+ of the time, horrible 'breakfast.'


Nice place to stay in the heart of Sultanamet. Stayed in the dorm which is on the top floor and has views over Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the river. Staff were really friendly and helped us carry backpacks up 4 floors and arrange airport transfers. No lockers, but most hostels I stayed in in Turkey didn't have lockers.


easy to find, nice facitilies, hot water, breakfast included, good staff that is willing to help you along the way and a shuttle service TO the airport. Location is great, it is really close yo Haga Sophia and sulthan Ahmet, with a view from the terrace.


Staff is friendly, awesome location and awesome view, privates rooms are amazing, the only thing about complain is the wifi, upstairs is very poor.


Nice stay, the staff is nice, but it feels not so real for his hospitality!


Booked here for 3 nights ended up staying for 7. Stayed in the 16 bed mixed dorm. Best view of Istanbul. Wake up and see the Bosphorus on one side, then turn around and see the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia on the other side. Friendliest staff as well. More than keen to help you out, or just chat and hang out. Highly recommend this to anyone who wants to stay in Istanbul. I'll be back here for sure on my next stay.

  • 13th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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