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Sinbad Hostel Reviews

Kucuka yasofya Mah. Demirci Resit sk., No3-5 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

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111 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 69%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 58%Cleanliness
  • 66%Facilities

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the room was wrecked. the stream of water was sometimes burst and sometimes the water was weak. there were electricity exposed. the blanket was scratchy. the stairs were hard to climb with the bags. the room was close to a pub of the hotel and the sound of prayers kept us awake.


Very nice place where you feel good !

  • 18th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Stayed here for a night. Arrived at 7am, and the staff kindly let me check in early coz my bed was empty. Just needed to wait about 1 hour so I won't disturb the other guest who were still sleeping. While waiting at the common area, they gave me tea for free, truly turkish hospitality. Bed was okay. Linen is a bit old but clean. Cleanliness could be better, especially for shower and toilet. Stayed in 6bed dorm, room felt a bit damp and lack of air circulation. However all staff are very nice


Although it is a budget hostel, cleanliness and security was an issue. Waking up; no toilet paper or soap available to wash my hands. There are no lockers within the room to put your things when you leave the room and are staying with other people. Finally, there is only one key for the whole room which can be inconvenient.

  • 2nd May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Staff and location are good (close by to attractions, restaurants etc). I stayed in a 6 dorm room, there was only 1 key for 6 people so not very practical or secure. Not so much of an atmosphere, they promote a cafe on the rooftop but it was empty, only staff watching tv. The cleanliness was less than average, bathrooms were disgusting. Wifi works so-so, almost non-existent in the dorm. No common room or kitchen really, some tables inside and outside (good for smokers :))


The hostel is located very near the attractions but it can be quite a bit scary to return back to the hostel at night. The cleanliness is acceptable.


Very good location. Nice and welcoming staff. Good value for money. Wifi wasnt working very good in the room.


Simple but the value for money is great. Clean, good bed. staff was helpful


Good place to meet people from other countries, sit, speak and drink apple tea. :) The best crew- more than good friends than just a workers-they will help with anything. Deffinately place to come back. :) Location perfect for those who enjoy walking around historical areas.

  • 3rd Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Latvia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


I would say the hostel has everything to offer what traveller actually wanted; warm hospitality and needed guidance. Very importantly I like Its location; centre and just walking distance to all important places;and the food nearby hostel is so cheaper and good that anyone going there could not stop eating :) I am happy to be in Sinbad.

  • 1st Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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