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Mystic Simurgh Hostel Reviews

Huseyin Aga Mah. Buyuk Bayram Sok. No:13 Taksim, Beyoglu/Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

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426 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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I love this hostel. I keep coming back. It's the perfect location right in the center of Taksim. If anyone complains about the noise from the nearby clubs, it's a fairy stupid complaint. You are in a hostel to be near the fun. If you need many hours of peace and quite then you should book a hotel not a hostel.


the location close to the main attraction like taksim square...the staff are very nice to me : )


My stuff was stolen here and i am a little bitter but really is a kind of commune refugee hostel anyway so not typical and the staff behaves different to different people , smelly hairy edgar is ok to some and not to others , the woman also, its a Condemned building and refugees hang about the social areas, its a jumbled bag ,a lot of people are on the down slide here , sorry i want to be positive but its a cheap place with social problems which reflect the area its in , but the cats ok .


Very well located hostel. The atmosphere is relaxed, and peace is maintained with the front door being closed from 5am-8am, this is good or bad depending on which side of the door you're on:) Tea is available all day for free, breakfast costs five TL, laundry is way too expensive (hopefully that euro sign will be changed to lira soon). Lockers are in the reception area, the dorm #18 needs to improve compared to the others (moisture issue). TLDR: best location for the price, no after-party.

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