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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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249 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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Friendly staff and very well located. For travelers who choose a hostel to meet other people this might not be the perfect place, since the only 'social area' is the kitchen in the basement, where nobody hangs out.


Serhat and his staff were very accommodating. He and his staff were more than helpful for any questions and went out of their way to make my stay friendly and fun.


Close to Taksim where is a good place for everything.

  • 20th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


This hostel is located only few steps from Taksim Square so it`s easy to go around and explore the city. Serhat the owner was very nice with me and took me to a really great restaurant where we had an amaizing turkish dinner .My stay was perfect and I liked the location and all the tips about what to see and do. This place is more about nice people and not just another place to sleep.Ask about the tea across the street!


The location of Planet Paprika is perfect, the owner and the staff are super nice, friendly, flexible and helpful. I will definatly stay here again.

  • 27th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Stayed a night en- route to other destination. Location is good and Mr Serhat knows it all, just ask for any info to this friendly local man. If you really just want a lively place then, Planet Parika is the place.


Mr. Paprika is World best host ever!! He gives the Great informations about the City, Culture, food And of course the amazing Nightlife in Istanbul. Thank you for that beautifull time full of fun, dance, talk And friendship. See you soon😊

  • 1st Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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