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Mavi Guesthouse Reviews

Ishakpasa Cad., Kutlugun Sok. No:3, Istanbul, Turkey

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84%

Rating
547 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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86%

The place is Ok. Free breakfast, nice staff and the location is great.


40%

Staff unfriendly. No hostel atmosphere. On the plus side there did exist a lot of different fungus in some the rooms and barthrooms. Might be worth a study.

  • 29th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

I satyed for two nights and the hostel is really good, first is really close to the sofya mesquit and other attractions and close to the tram. Really close to many restaurants as well. The staff were really nice and he had a good time in the tour to the bars at a really cheap price. I would definetelly recomend it.


86%

Perfect location! Excellent view of Aya Sofya from the terrace! o The owner of guest house, Ali, was really kind and cool guy. I had problem on my Insurance, he sincerly helped me even though he didn`t have to. atmosphere is pretty good. you can stay on the table on the street. only few minutes walking to the blue mosque and Aya Sofya! I liked staying here.

  • 8th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

The best location in Istanbul !! Amazing staff, They are very flexible and helpful.The bedroon are very very clean, only the shared bathroom is a little small !! I loved my stay,i really really recommend. All doubts about the city or the transfers to airport, bus to another cities the managements can help with good prices and trusty services.


83%

This place is ok for a few nights, great location but the rooftop dorm has too many beds and not enough space for backpacks.


94%

This place is amazing, the view from the terrace is value enough but the staff are so kind there isnt a bad word to be said.


74%

Very friendly and helpful staff. Very good location. (However, maybe you want to be close to Taksim square. It is the usual start point / end destination for sightseeing and nightlife). Sheet, beds and bathroom relatively clean, wireless generally works. Terrace with great view over Ayasofia and Blue Mosque. Facilities are very old and crappy. Everything is so narrow, stairs, beds close to each other horizontally and vertically, small bathrooms. Lights missing in the stairs, leaks in showers


89%

I loved my stay at Mavi Guesthouse. I got a lot out of my visit after not expecting much. It's right amongst everything you want to see and visit while in Istanbul,

  • 17th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Herşey mükemmeldi zaten konum olarak çok avantajlı bir yer, İstanbula aralıkli olarak tatil amaçlı geliyoruz mavi guesthouse konaklamak için mükemmel. Avrupa daki hostel kültürünü ülkemize çok iyi adapte etmişler. Ingilizce bilen elemanlar , hostel sahibi herkes çok yardımsever. Kahvaltı olayı zaten çok güzel. Yediklerimiz kaliteli idi. Giriş çıkış saati problemi yok bu güzel . Tekrar görüşmek üzere

  • 31st Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Home away from home The greatest hostel I have ever been ! Amazing staff, amazing breakfast, amazing location ! And the prices are also cheap. Best location possible, with a view of Hagia Sophia and the sea from the rooftop terrace and certain rooms. If you have to go to istanbul, I assure you, Mavi Gesthouse is the hostel to go !!!!!! Always received nice smile from stuff You will make friends and have an excellent time

  • 26th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Lovely hostel! Cheap, really well located in Sultahnamet, friendly and helpful staff, good breakfast. Showers are not so clean sometimes, but I would definitely stay there before. Also, the terrace is really nice, and you can get some fresh air in the HOT Istanbul.


89%

Mavi guest house was incredible! The perfect location, and friendly, helpful staff. Great atmosphere, great breakfast and easy to come and go between different sights!


83%

The location is as good as it gets. You can see the blue mosque from the roof top. Staff is friendly and Ali, the owner, is the nicest guy ever! The bathrooms can use a bit of a cleaning though.


94%

Awesome place with kind staff and an unrivaled atmosphere thanks to the different travelers and the staff, we can spend there hours and hours staying and speaking. A kind of institution in Istanbul ! The rooftop with both views on Sofia's mosq and the sea is a wonderful place ! Hope we'll come back soon !


94%

The staff was very attentive, friendly and helpful. They were very kind about our disability (English speakers only).


66%

Very nice persons and good atmosphere, but the rooms are too small and too crowdy. The breakfast is nothing special and the price is must to high for the quality. We had a room with "bathroom", but we didn't dare take a shower, were afraid to be electrocuted. The place needs to be renovated and specially the electrical part. Some rooms without Windows. Compared to the rest of Turkey it's very expensive.

  • 28th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)




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