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35 Kutlu Gun Sokak, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

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89%

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3272 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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100%

everything was very good, the location is very nice, the rooms are nice and clean, the food is very good on the terrace


100%

Great hostel close to all the sites. Staff is willing to help with any question, rooftop restaurant, great for groups as I met a lot there. After spending time in other hostels in Istanbul I can say that this one is at the top. Only drawback is that the bar is at the top and not on the street....though this gives great views.

  • 28th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

Very friendly staff and atmosphere! Location is right next to the main tourist attractions. Paco is the best!!

  • 28th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Very nice hostel! Very helpful staff. Thanks paco!


100%

Friendly environment and friendly staff. Great stay for the price and very good location near the haghia sophia and blue mosque .


100%

Very convenient place to stay. Great location near the biggest group of sites. Also has a beautiful restaurant with a view overlooking the sea on the roof and a travel agency right next door. So everything is right at your fingertips. Also good base for exploring since it's quite near the Sultanahmet tram stop and maps are provided at reception. Would definitely stay again.


80%

The hostel is just beside the blue mosque so it's a great location ! Sometimes the staff didn't seem to care so much about us,, but in average it is a good hotel .

  • 26th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Very frıendly staff and a great locatıon. Central to maın sıtes and attractıons wıth easy walkıng and access to metro lınes. The roof was wonderful ın the evenıngs and the beer was cheaper than at neıghborıng places.


80%

This hostel is extremely well-located and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Besides being at a 5 min walking distance from Aya Sofia, there are many cool restaurants and bars nearby, specially one next door called "Palatium". The only aspects I would strive to improve would be the safe boxes, which are OK but are not sturdy enough, and I would definitely invest a little bit on the bathroom facilities, for they can be a little intimidating.


66%

Prime location the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque, at the heart of Sultanahmet. The front office was not just rude but absolutely indefferent. No eye contact or conversation unless it involved them making some sort of money. They were recommending 35 euro boat tours when a just as good one cost 10 TL. Facilities were clean and well maintained, and free breakfast was a nice touch. Terrace was great, do not eat at the restaurant the food quality is marginal at best. Met many cool people despite all.


97%

เป๋นโฮสเทลที่ดีมาก มีน้ำอุ่น รักษาความปลอดภัยดี และ มีความเป็นกัยเองมาก ตั้งอยู่ไกล้สถานที่ท่องเที่ยว การเดินทางสะดวก

  • 23rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Perfectly located in the city center only a 5 minute walk from the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Staff were very helpful and sweet! I don't think the hostel organises any parties, but the staff know where to go if you want a good night out. The breakfast is very basic but it'll keep you full until you find a good place to stop for coffee and baklava :) Great experience, would definitely recommend it to people who want to spend their time exploring the city and not sitting at the hostel!


100%

This was my 3rd time staying at this hostel., I absolutely love Istanbul and hope to go back soon! I love the location close to everything, train, food, the staff are so nice and welcoming, I feel like a friend or family. I love you Turkey!!!! See you soon! Monica Mexico/USA


100%

Really excellent hostel. Right in the middle of town, about 140 yards from the Blue Mosque and Sophia. Great roof top bar. Friendly staff. I showed up without any cash (debit card issues) and the owners told me I could stay for free until I had money to pay, which was real nice of them. I would absolutely stay here if I ever came back to Istanbul

  • 20th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

A great place to stay, really good price and really friendly staff! Great view from their rooftop patio of the Mediterranean and Hagia Sophia! Free computers in the lobby too. Thanks again guys!


91%

Paco, at reception, was extremely helpful!


100%

Perfect place to stay in Istanbul. In the middle of the old city, close to every facilities.It is THE place you want to end up to enjoy Istanbul. I stayed there 1 night, then decided to come back for 3 more after such a great welcome. Close to subway, tram and boat, definatly would recommend to go again! Also, meet Paco, he


80%

Very welcoming staff! Enjoyed my stay and the free delicious turkish breakfast! U had great travel tips from the staff too! :-)


91%

One of the best hostels I have stayed at. Staff were really friendly and looked after my camera bag when I accidentally forgot it on the patio! Would love to stay with them again!

  • 17th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Great location! For the price, it has everything you need for a few days to explore Istanbul. Staff very helpful, especially the restaurant manager, re tours and places to see. Discount on food and drinks for hostel guests.


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