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

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79%

Rating
699 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

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89%

beat island was a great experience. Alex the manager and his staff are very helpful and cordial. it's the perfect place to be in sultanahmet owing to its great location. it's quiet and cutoff from the tourist crowds of the area but still makes the best tourist spots accessible. I recommend this place anytime for a great and simple stay!

  • 12th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

this the best hotel .alex ıs great guy he help for everthink ı come here for 1 night but ı stay more days .clean hotel staff nice ı am so happy for stay here .thank you guys really and try to go pub crowl wıth alex he ıs crazy and u will safe with him out side and ıt gonna be best night out for you guys .......


86%

problems with wi-fi!!!!!

  • 11th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Best Island Hostel is an excellent, affordable place to stay. With its proximity to the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Topkapi Palace, its location simply cannot be beat. Alex and the rest of the hostel staff are super friendly and helpful. The free breakfast is delicious as well! If you're looking for a friendly place to meet new people in the heart of Sultanahmet, look no further!


94%

Usual hostel. Location is great, few steps from historic sightseens. Very quiet place. Easy to find. Was living at 4th floor - from window - ideal view to Aya Sofia. Stuff is friendly. OK for one-night-stand. Have only 1 suggestion: breakfast should be one hour earlier-) Thanks!


100%

Very good hostel I am so enjoying here specially Alex he very helpful .he always try to help he found me ticket for Greece which suppos to be so hard to find that time thank you guys see u next time .....


100%

value for money, good location and frıendly staffs. i will stay there when ı visit ıstanbul again.


100%

I come second time in istanbul by the way ı love istanbul second ı come best island hostel there is a amazing place ..very good location staff are very friendly ...specially ALEX very helpfull so ı can definettly recamented that hostel for you ıf u looking for fun just book and go there .........see u guys soon .....


100%

Great experience at Best Island Hostel! Still here five days counting. Alex is a great guy and really pulled through for us, making sure we had a place to sleep even when there were no more beds. Now we're really enjoying our time. And you can't beat the price OR the view. From my bed, I don't even have to move my head from my pillow and I can see the Hagia Sophia, 24/7! Also, the resident dog and cat outside are awesome.


100%

The Hostel offers very good service. Staff are so helpful. Highly recommended


94%

Friendly staff and close to help you. The rooms and bathrooms are clean. Ideal location close to tourist places Pricipals....

  • 3rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

Couple changes when comıng by metro, but everythıng where great ın hostel

  • 2nd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

I stayed here for 6 nights. The rooms were very clean, as was the shared shower and bathroom. The staff were friendly and welcoming. Alex is extremely helpful with planning/directions and does a great job to make you feel at home. And the location is perfect, 5 minutes from the major tourist sites.


91%

The manager, Alex, really goes out of his way to help guests - whether it's providing local information and recommendations, allowing early check in or calling a taxi. It meant that I could relax and enjoy myself!

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100%

This is a great hostel, wonderful staff, amazing location. Booked for one night but ended up staying for 3. On the third night there was a pub crawl with Alex who took us to all the great bars that i wouldn't have found otherwise. As a solo traveller I felt very comfortable and loved my time here. If you come here you will be well looked after.

  • 1st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

excellent hostel verry frıendly.helpfull.an enjoyment to be at.would reccomend to anyone.check them out guys you wont be dıssapoınted.

  • 29th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


100%

This Hostel is amazing and neat and friendly and also I met one guy who was name was Alex. ı have a lots of good tıme we havıng fun wıth the people nıce to stay here .ı can make book next tıme as well ı planıng to come back to turkey soon .thank you guys for helpıng .and staffs so helpfull ....thank you ...

  • 23rd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


83%

All in all, it was a fine experience...The thing needed to be taken into consideration is the internet connection. It was very slow which make us difficult to make research about famous spots in istanbul.

  • 22nd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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83%

Прекрасное расположение в самом историческом центре. Настоящая тесная студенческая атмосфера. И это при том что с нами были 3 детей.Кто-то спал в палатке на летней веранде за 7$, а кто-то в семейной комнате.

  • 19th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ukraine
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Super cool spotö Alex wıll shop ya a good tıme

  • 17th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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