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Portus House Istanbul Reviews

Mumhane Cad, 31, Kemankes Mah. Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey

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197 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 99%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 99%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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Wonderful staff, great location!


Really clean, more a hotel than hostel - lovely beds, bottles of water on arrival and maps in the room. Amazing service too- We had to leave for the airport at 5am and they had organized a packed breakfast for us as we wouldn't make the free breakfast. Upgraded on our first night. Highly recommend!


Portus House was an excellent choice. Although not exactly in the epicenter of Istanbul, it is located within walking distance from everything you would like. Staff was always warm and willing to help us in any way and made us feel welcome and "at home". The house was super clean - it definetely was cleaner than most of the hotels I have stayed in and I have stayed in quite a lot of good hotels. The room was spacious and always warm (we visited Istanbul in a period of heavy snowing weather).

  • 11th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Greece
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Perfect place (for me), nice and friendly stuff. Very clean! Nice breakfast. I missed only common room.


A great Hostel for couples or if you're travelling with a friend and happy to stay in a place where you are needing to meet other people. This place is classy and modern and very reasonable value given the quality of the facilities.

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