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Cheers Hostel Reviews

Alemdar Mahallesi, Zeynep Sultan Camii Sokak No 21, Istanbul, Turkey

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96%

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3147 Total Reviews
  • 96%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 94%Facilities

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100%

best hostel i have ever stayed at. Everybody was very nice

  • 8th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Great staff, superb location and the bar had an excellent atmosphere with a beautiful view over the Haggia Sofia. The barman is awesome and gives you a free beer for carrying the keg up the stairs. Would definitely stay there again.


100%

This hostel has been my favourite place to stay yet! The staff were incredible friendly and helped me navigate what's best to do in Istanbul. The rooms are very clean, great facilities, and a very fun roof top terrace with a killer view. Was very easy to meet other travellers here. Location is excellent for getting to all the sites! Highly recommend staying here.

  • 7th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Our 2nd visit to Istanbul and we had to stay here. Helpful, friendly, English speaking staff, great breakfasts, clean rooms, highly recommended.


77%

Great location, fabulous staff who immediately learn your name, and a friendly dog to pet! The bathroom ceiling was covered in mold and there are not enough charging ports in the 10 person dorm, but overall it is a great hostel.


100%

The staff is so good, very clean the hostel


77%

Hostel is in a great location, very central. Private room was secure but terrible ventilation/air conditioning, it was stifling and almost too hot to sleep. Olga was absolutely lovely and helpful. The other male staff were pretty lecherous and made us extremely uncomfortable. Girls travelling alone may feel uncomfortable. Cleaning staff were lovely. Breakfast is free but nonetheless pretty gross and disappointing.


89%

Overall, this hostel was pretty good, but some things could definitely be improved. Our floor was the only one that didn't have a wifi hotspot so it was tough to use there. The bar was okay. It was always really packed so you didn't get much of a chance to go and chill and meet people. It was also very loud up there and you could hear everything from your room, which made it hard to sleep.


91%

It would be impossible to have a better location, with the major sights literally within view of the front door. In addition, the staff are effusively friendly, making a point to learn your name and say check in with you every time you come and go. The delicious and refreshing breakfast was a treat. My four-bed room was very spacious and had an air conditioner. I could hear some noise from the bar upstairs, but not enough to be distracting. If I go back to Istanbul, I will definitely stay here!


100%

Cheers really is a unique hostel. The staff create such a caring and welcoming community of travellers that is unlike anywhere else. They are so friendly, attentive, and caring. Every person there asks how you are, and they really want to know! They provide great recommendations for activities or sites to see. This place really goes above and beyond. As a female solo traveler, I also felt incredibly safe. This place is really special and you'll have a great time!

  • 29th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel! Staff were awesome, breakfast was great. Perfect location. Will definitely recommend.

  • 29th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Awesome hostel in the heart of golden horn area. Fantastic view of Hagia Sophia from rooftop bar. Easy to get around to see sites and city. Very clean and staff was fantastic. Would definitely recommend and would love to come back at some point in the future.

  • 29th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Awesome location, super welcoming, friendly and knowledgable staff, clean and comfortable. Rooftop terrace bar is unreal and has incredible views of the Hagia Sophia. Enjoyed every minute of our stay, would love to come back and would highly recommend to everyone!


100%

Cheers was absolutely fantastic hostel, be prepared to be greeted by name from the staff and have an amazing time in upstairs, their rooftop bar! Met plenty nice backpackers with whom I explored Istanbul. I would definitely stay again no doubts about it!

  • 29th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights in Istanbul. The hostel staff were very welcoming from the minute we arrived and very helpful with planning tours and activities. Breakfast was a good spread, upstairs bar was great fun with a great view! Would definitely stay here again! Thank you cheers hostel!!!

  • 28th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Thank you all staff for my stay, breakfast is a gem! They have many services for guests: cheap shuttle busses, I went to Bosfor cruise and Asian side they recommend me, i come back soon :)

  • 28th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Truly an amazing stay. The staff were so kinda and were able to organise our trips to other areas of turkey. This hostel made our time in turkey truly memorable.

  • 27th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

everything was nice!


97%

From the moment we arrived we all felt so welcome, ahmet and olga were both great, olga showed us the map of the city and told us where was good to visit and where to eat, even walking us to an amazing restaurant on our last night . Ahmet took us on a pub crawl one night which was alot of fun and took us to the coolest rooftop bars which we would never have found on our own. Istanbul is a beautiful city and after long days of exploring cheers hostel was such a relaxed place to come back to!


83%

Central location in Istanbul making it very easy to get around to the major sites. Staff are friendly, welcoming & very helpful, always had time for chats. We loved the resident golden retriever, a breath of fresh air! On Saturday night the hostel organised a pub crawl for guests, Ahmet did a wonderful job making sure everyone stayed together, had a great time & got home safe. We booked a private room which was 3-4 min walk from cheers but well worth it with our own turkish bath. Will recommend

  • 25th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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