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Portus House Istanbul Reviews

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

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244 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 98%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 98%Cleanliness
  • 95%Facilities

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Everyone behind the desk was always smiling, very welcoming, and tremendously accomodating. The neighborhood is perfect. It is hip, safe, and overflowing with great cafes, bars, and shops. There is daily maid service, which was very appreciated and breakfast! The traditional Turkish breakfast was simple, but everything you need to start your day. Highly Recommended!


It was a really nice experience, the whole hostel was always super clean, the staff was super friendly and helpful, the breakfast was simple but really good, I really enjoyed staying there, 100% recommended!

  • 28th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Very welcoming and friendly small hotel. We felt really at home, the room was small but cosy and clean. Great renovated bathroom. Traditional Turkish Breakfast included. Staff always happy to help with any questions. Great location near Karaköy tram stop so really easy to access the old town and Taksim. Loved the quirky tea houses, cafes & restaurants right on our door step. On our last morning the staff made us a packed breakfast as we were leaving quite early. Definitely recommend Portus!


Great location near the cafes and restaurants in karakoy. Rooms are small but very updated and clean. Wifi works well. Staff is friendly and helpful. This is not a social type of hostel, more like a hotel.


Great place to stay for visiting the sites in Istanbul! Friendly, helpful, staff, went well beyond the call of duty with help and advice. I would highly recommend Portus House.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you so much for your kind praise. We love to go out of our ways to ensure our guests have an unforgettable stay in Istanbul. All the Best for your future travels, Your Portus House Team


Great location, friendly helpful staff, perfect location to explore Istanbul!

  • 9th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for your kind words. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us this much and wish you the best for all your future travels. Your Portus House Team

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