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35 Kutlu Gun Sokak, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

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90%

Rating
3928 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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77%

21-bed dorm is underground and it was not specifed on the description. However, people are really respectiful and it was confortabls. Staff was nice. Breakfast cool on the rooftop. Walking diatance from hiatorical diatance but quiet far from busiest area (the night life and shopping)


100%

Great location! Incredible restaurant on the roof with a fabulous view. Staff were extremely friendly and willing to help whenever possible. Ask for Mat and you will have a great time!!


100%

Good location direct at Blue Mosque,good facitlities, warm shower, friendly and helpfull stuff, Paco the owner is a nice guy. Very welcoming athmosphere, nice rooftop bar with free turkish breakfast. Can recommend a stay there!

  • 3rd Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


63%

Wasn't to bad, is really good spot Right next to pretty much everything. Wifi wasn't to good. And that creeper from the bar who works there and claims he's 21 when he's really like 40 please....

  • 2nd Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great location!!!! Wonderful wifi!!! Were very helpful!!!


100%

Wonderful location, great staff, met many people from all over.


86%

This is a hostel in a fantastic location. If you wanted to be closer to the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia, you would have to be inside them. That being said, food prices are more expensive in this area. They have a beautiful rooftop terrace that you can sit in whenever you want. The beer is too expensive there for a hostel location though. There were lots of fun people staying in the hostel when I was there. All in all, a great hostel to explore the city of Istanbul.


97%

Istanbul hostel is a great place to stay in a great location with helpful staff.


100%

I never thought my solo trip to Istanbul could be so fulfilling, and the main credit for it goes to Paco and his team who manage the Hostel. Perfect location and atmosphere required when you are out there to explore...the staff are very cooperative and the roof top restaurant is the perfect place to strke new friendships.

  • 31st Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

I enjoyed this hostel. The location is amazing and the terrace has a fantastic view. The staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was decent and included in the price. The bathrooms were clean but water would get on the floor and the showers are right next to the toilets so you definitely want to wear flipflops. My first night the electricity was off and it would have been nice if we could have had terrace access because it was so hot, but I don't think it is a common problem. I recommend it!


100%

Such a good place to stay. It's the first station of my turkey tour, really a good beginning.


74%

Security was pretty much non-existent. You could walk into the 21 bed dorm area and everything is pretty much exposed so if you want security, bring it. There are power outlets next to each bed which is great. Power died on the 2nd night I was there which sucked. No wifi or ways to charge your gear. Power was out for the entire area if you didn't have a generator, to be fair. Charged bar prices for beer and drinks. Could just go around the corner and down the street to find everything for half.


86%

Nice hostel with a superb location (beside the Blue Mosque, in front of the Four Seasons but at 1/10 price). Friendly atmosphere and helpful staff who offer shared dorms, private double-bed rooms and a comfortable appartment with two rooms, a shared bathroom and a kitchen (highly recommended). Breakfast is served in the pretty roof terrace and consists of tomato, cucumber, boiled egg and toasts. To sum it up, a great option if you have a limited budget but want to be comfortable and well located

  • 29th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Good location, near to every place, and friend staff, nice breakfast! Best choice at Instanbul!


80%

The lockers are small which is a pain. The showers are hot and powerful but a hook inside the cubicle would be useful as would a bed lamp.


100%

Couldn't be in a more perfect location! Around the corner from the blue mosque and aya Sofia. Loads of restaurants, bars & shops nearby. Beautiful rooftop restaurant and terrace overlooking the water. Incredible views. Hard to believe it's above the hostel! Travel agency part of the hostel which can organize everything for you and shuttles to the airport. I am traveling alone and felt very welcome here!

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


100%

Staff were very friendly and knowledgable about the area. I highly recommend a cool beer on the lovely rooftop terrace. See you again soon Istanbul Hostel!

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


100%

We had a very good time in this hostel! The staff is very friendly, the breakfast is good and the price is fine :-). They also helped us to book a hotel in Agva. We'll come back one day!


89%

Upstairs terrace is beautiful, location is dope AF. Little corner store right next door with everything a person needs. I fucks with it.


71%

Please get lockers under the beds to store belongings. I felt insecure.


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