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Big Apple Hostel & Hotel Reviews

Akbiyik Caddesi Bayramfirin Sok no:12, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

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95%

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1430 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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86%

Great location with amazing staff, one actually let us use his metro/tram card while we were there to make our travels easier. The room itself was small but clean; we had some issues getting the heat to turn on (it took 2 days for it to finally start working). The wifi was really weak in parts of the hostel and we would have to switch from router to router trying to find one that would work. Would recommend for someone wanting to stay in a comfortable, no frills room in the center of Istanbul.


100%

I have stayed here for 2 weeks, the breakfast is so wonderful, wıth a comfortable terrace bar,and the staff are so nice,can offer lots of useful ınformatıon. One of them always ask:'Are you ok?You looks tıred.' So you need to cheer yourself up when meeting him. so funny. There are many Korean here, most of them are frıendly,I also make frıends wıth some korean gırls. But if you want to have a good sleep at 6am, you'd better to ask the Korean in the same dorm don't talk too loudly on next morning


100%

great place , very clean. ..good breakfast great view and great people!

  • 28th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great location in the heart off the old Istanbul just A stone throw away from Hagia Sofia. Very helpful and friendly staff. Would recommend to anyone a stay there


100%

완전 친절하고 조식도 맛있어요~~ 처음 왔다가 다시돌아가는 날에 또 와서 지냈답니당~~ 다들 너무 친절하고 좋아용 강츄

  • 26th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • All Female Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


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100%

All I can say , great place, great staff, specialty thanks to manager memo for all of his helps

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


100%

Amazing staff. Couldn't have been better


94%

Nice hostel in a great location. The staff were amazing - friendly and very helpful. Breakfast on the rooftop terrace was a great start to each day.


100%

staff are soooo nice and helpful. perfecet location to stay in Istanbul


94%

새벽 3시쯤가게됫는데 친절하게대해주고 여행중 문제생긴걸 자신의 일처럼 얘기해주면서 도와줍니다ㅋ


80%

It was located conveniently in the old area with lots of restaurants nearby. It was very close to many of the attractions.


94%

Lovely staff, well located, spotlessly clean, lots of breakfast options and excellent wifi. Truly a good night's sleep in a great hostel.


94%

Best terrace view for over average brunch, they call modestly breakfast, a must for ship lovers


86%

The Hostel was in a perfect location, as per the description. The staff was welcoming and friendly and the room/facilities were def clean. The best is the views from the terrace. It is a real pleasure to have breakfast with that view.

  • 3rd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Great breakfast! Good location for sightseeing, not so great for partying.


97%

Great staff & recommendations from them for exploring the city, good breakfast & view!


97%

Great place in the 'hostel area' of Istanbul. The staff is great, they have a nice rooftop view and rooms are large.


91%

Good points: great location, safe área ( i am a girl traveling alone), great breakfast with amazing views, big lockers to keep your suitcase and bathroom was clean. Staff were really helpful, i would definitely recommend this hotel to my friends.

  • 29th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Best hostel .

  • 22nd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Iabsolutely loved toplam stay big Apple hostel Thé staff are very kind helpful and welcoming.the location is perfect for Thé main tourist spots of istanbul .I would definatley stay there again ..

  • 21st Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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