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Akbiyik caddesi. No:20/1Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

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318 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 69%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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It's so nice place, and staff there very helpful and politics. It's really good hostel.

  • 4th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The location is not that good. Not easy to find. There is no sign in front of the building and we asked many people but no one knew. It may be close to Ayasofia and Topkapi but not close to tram station. Especially if you have to walk in the rain and cold. There are also many restaurants (pub/bar?) nearby so the night was quite noisy. We booked a room for 2 persons but there was only 1 towel. The room is small and quite cold at night. The blanket is thin. Wifi only 1st floor.


If you are coming to Istanbul, New backpackers is the place you should stay at! The host is such a good person, so friendly and helpful. We stayed here for two nights, a great experience. I love the way this hostel is decorated, really artistic. The street it is situated on is really nice, full of amazing restaurants. 5 minutes walk to blue mosque and hagia sophia.


Nuestra estadia en New Backpackers fue realmente muy buena. Toda la gente que trabaja alli es muy atenta y amable.El barrio es hermoso y esta localizado en un lugar estratégico para movilizarse. Muy recomendable!!!

  • 10th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Une chambre à New Backpackers, dans le quartier historique de Sultanahmet, avec petit déjeuner copieux servi jusqu'à 10h, c'est décidément la meilleure façon de dépenser 10€ (à deux, soient 20 la chambre)! Le personnel est adorable et ultra-serviable : il y a toujours un moyen d'arranger les petits défauts, par exemple en demandant un petit chauffage d'appoint si la chambre est un peu froide la nuit, etc. Très bonne expérience.

  • 3rd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Really good location, right next to Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. The staff is really friendly. Impossible to get a better cost-benefit in Istanbul! We are satisfied with the days we spent there and also with the price we paid.


location is really great in the middle of sultanahmet sites. The staff is really nice and helpfull and really capable in solving any problems. It was a really great stay, thanks a lot!


La ubicación es excelente pero el hostal pesimo, estaba muy sucio, no cambiaron las sábanas ni limpiaron el baño, nos dio mucho frio en la noche porque no habia calefacción y nada para taparse. Desayuno pobre, no hay lockers ni bodega para dejar maletas, no hay carteles con el nombre del lugar y la atención también fue deficiente, no hay una resepcion para preguntar dudas.

  • 3rd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Chile
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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