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Old City Hostel Reviews

Bestekar Osman Sokak,no :9 Divanyolu Cadeesi, Istanbul, Turkey

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162 Total Reviews
  • 96%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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The hostel is in a five star location, surrounded by many restaurants both affordable and fancy. Many places to get breakfast or groceries. The hostel had lockers, you need to bring a lock. The beds each had two outlets and a light. It was really everything you needed! The owner was incredibly nice also.


I was in Old City Hostel with a friend and It was an amazing time is Istanbul! They were always able to help us, suggest venues to visit and have a chat. The hostel is just 5 minutes walking from Blue Mosque and Aya Sofia, Gran Bazar is 10 minutes by walk. There are plenty of good value restaurants. The owner of the hostel did everything easier for us.

  • 24th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Best location in Istanbul, close to all the sights and only a short and easy 10 minute tram ride away from the new city with all the cool bars. Staff were great, very useful with all our needs and gave us great advice with even trips outside of Istanbul! Small hostel but very homely, security could not have been better! Would highly recommend to anyone who is looking to experience the hustle and bustle of one of the greatest cities in Europe!


Great location , you do not any transport every were is close to hoxtel ,very helpful staff , l had a good time and made a friend on the terrace , clean and safe , it is cozy and waem place , l tecommend everybody,

  • 19th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


great place, but was over being hassled by the surrounding resturants


Very helpful staff, great terrace with of view of the Blue Mosque, adn excellent location. I stayed in the all girls dorm and was lucky enough to have it all to myself.


Beds were very uncomfortable

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