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Piya Hotel/Hostel Reviews

Sultanahmet Mah.Akbiyik Cami Sok.No:22, Istanbul, Turkey

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76%

Rating
319 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 68%Facilities

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63%

Only had a brief stay here, staff were as helpful as they could be seeing as English wasn't spoken well, rooms were comfortable enough fine for one night, showers were crammed and not very clean


86%

Helpful staff. Cheap and breakfast included in price. Stayed here 1 night


60%

Really not suitable for Muslims traveler..It happens to be when we stay there, there was a backstreet drunk and dancing party along the street which really a troublesome for us to go back to the hostel..It scared me to death to go along the street for a Muslim women wearing hijab like us..The pasty last till 2 am and it was so loud and annoying... The good side is the staff were good and friendly..Thank you

  • 4th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

The owner was great to communicate with. Place was very clean and well kept. Down nice quiet street away from the business of Istanbul. Breakfasts were amazing typical Turkish breakfast. Will be coming back again


97%

The location and staff were great! We had a great time.

  • 16th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Hey there, The hostal was very good, hot water, good breakfast and good atmosphere. The only thing I didn't like it was there aren't some common but if you go there in order to spleep the place is very good.


80%

Very clean, good breakfast, friendly staff... But the Wifi is usually working bad, and the location is not so good, a Walking but tiring distance to Blue mosque and sultan ahmed center.


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86%

is not possible use the kitchen there are rooms without lockers, this is a problem


97%

the hostel was near the city and near the beach .very good breakfeast sweet hostel,great people thank you for you all .

  • 15th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

It was my third visit in Piya Hostel and one more I was very glad of it. The atmosphere was so nice that I will be come back more time.


83%

Close to everything to visit. Nice little street with real life people. Owner very helpful Very nice breakfast Room with one double bed was very small. Floors were not cleaned every day.

  • 25th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Friendly staff, super breakfast!


83%

Very simple hostel, however the staff was very sympathic and helpfull


86%

Great hostel. One of the best hostel breakfasts I've had


77%

We weren't allowed to use the shower or toilet between 12 and 8 am, which was kinda annoying. The rooms were very hot and the ventilator wasn't working well. The hostel was very hard to find, so we took a taxi, but the taxidriver also didn't know where to find it. Once you know it, it's actually really easy to find, so don't be scared haha. The location itself was very good, since the Blue Mosque is a five minutes walk and there are many cheap restaurants (with nice rooftops!!!!) close-by.


89%

It's a nice place, simple but nice :) It includes a really good and big breakfast, it's clean, the beds are comfy, good wifi and friendly staff, and the location is good and central (although it's quite hard to find). Really good value for money! :) There's not really a hostel-atmosphere, but if you arelooking for a place just to sleep and have a nice breakfast (and save money), it's perfect :)


77%

Nice place, though the street outside was loud until very late at night, so with no AC we had the choice of sweating with the windows closed or listening to screaming kids. The breakfast was very decent, but it's the location that makes Piya a winner.


54%

Our room had about 50 dead horse flies littered all over the floor when we got there. The staff "fixed" the situation by quickly sweeping the floor. Room had no AC at all so it was hot and sticky in there. Woke up to find more dead flies on the floor. Shower was partially broken. We cancelled our stay after one night and moved to another hotel.


80%

Enjoyed my stay. Staff were friendly and helpful. Facilities were clean and beds were comfortable.


63%

Nothing to write home about. Staff were helpful though.


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