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Planet Paprika Hostel Reviews

Sehit Muhtar Mahallesi Taksim Akarcasi Sokak, No: 3 Taksim Beytoglu Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

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215 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Thanks, we had a great time with you guys!

  • 14th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Fantastic place to stay if you want to meet new people, great prices for rooms and fantastic staff are always on hand to help.

  • 17th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


The hosts were very nice and friendly. There was a nice common room to hang and meet other guests. The front of the hostel is very secure as one of the hosts was already around and at night it was all locked up. There were lockers in the room for added security. The location was fantastic as it was just off of Istiklal and Taksim Square. Only complaint is that one night our food was half eaten out of the fridge, so some sort of organization there could help.


Simply the best , Mr. paprika Rocks Istanbul


Very accessible because of its proximity to key areas. My only suggestion is to get those cardboard mattress support replaced by wood because of the noise and pieces of paper that falls off.


Besides not being able to get wifi in the dorms, I keep returning to this place because the owner and staff will always make you feel welcome. Perfectly located - very close to airport shuttles. And on top of it, great choice of places to eat from. This is my second time that I've stayed at the hostel


Excellent stay. Recommended for all ages.


A hostel and a staff which fully takes part of the best memories of your trip! Mr. Paprika and his staff will do everything to make your stay pleasant and unforgettable! We'll get back there! Fully recommended!

  • 1st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • All Male Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great location in the middle of all restaurants and bars ; Mr. paprika is a very friendly guy to hang out with him. Rooms are nice and clean and atmosphere is awesome, definitely I will visit Planet Paprika again. Cu soon Paprika Boss , thanks for the beers:)

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