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Sultan Hostel Reviews

Akbiyik Caddesi 21, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

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86%

Rating
626 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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91%

nice friendly check-in person. facilities is ok. breakfast is very basic. bread, butter, jam and tomatoes and cucumber. served with olives and some drinks. air conditioning is very slow. very warm during the day but sufficient for the night. overall is good.


89%

It was a great hostel in a good location in Sultanhamet. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable, and access to wifi was great. The provision of free security lockers is great for backpackers. Definitely recommend this hostel!


86%

Very friendly and helpful Staff. Excellent location - 5 min. walk to Topkapi palace and Hagia Sophia.


91%

Loved the free breakfast and the room air con. Wifi only works in bar/reception. Great location and awesome bar :)


69%

Location was amazing - walking distance to all the sights we wanted to see however the organization of the hostel was shocking we moved rooms twice as the rooms we were assigned to by reception were already fully booked so it was awkward walking into a room full of people that WERNT checking out . Besides that our time in Istanbul was great


83%

The location is the best you can desire! It's situated into a beautiful street with a lot of pubs and restaurants, just behind Sultanahmet square and the 2 big mosquees... Not everyone in the staff is so kind and friendly, and sometimes they cannot help you


91%

perfect location and the staff were amazing and so helpful and kind when my friend got sick and had to get to the hospital. top notch bar that made meeting people super easy! had a great stay here, would HIGHLY recommend this hostel


83%

This hostel is located right in the center of Sultanahmet. The rooms are okay, we did have airconditioning (didn't work that well) but the room had no window. The atmosphere is okay, but this hostel isn't a great place to meet people. The breakfast, which is included, is wonderful.


89%

Fantastic place to stay with friendly staff.


71%

great location. only wish they has a kitchen


89%

The location, atmosphere and staff are definitely the best points of Sultans Hostel and the food is great too.

  • 22nd Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


91%

Nice place for backpackers. Near to public transport

  • 20th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Super nice staff and a great location! Easy to walk everywhere, good breakfast included too! Gabriella works at the bar, super friendly and helpful!


91%

The Sultan ıs a great hostel ın a great locatıon of Istanbul - Sultanahmet. It ıs a 5 mınute walk from both the Blue Mosque and Hagıa Sophıa, and also 2 tram stops from Grand Bazaar. The Golden Horn and Bosphorus and Spıce Bazaar are also a few tram stops ın the other dırectıon. The hostel ıtself was great, great vıbe and frıendly staff especıally Erhan, he made the stay. Sultanahmet ıs very busy at nıght wıth people and traffıc so brıng earplugs for sleepıng, the locals stay out very late. Host


100%

The best place to stay in Istanbul!!!!! the people is great, it is 2 minutes walking from the blue mosque, aya sophia, tran.... also there is a girl from ecuador cheering up the bar and helping everyone !! Thanks Gabriela for your help!!! You are amazing!!!!!! If you go to istanbul this is the place to stay!


91%

Great location in the heart of sultanahmet area on a busy restaurant street. Good facilities, quiet rooms and great common area/bar to relax in.


100%

The staff were absolutely brilliant!! Location is perfect for easy access to the bazaars, blue mosque and hagia sophia. Bedrooms and bathrooms were very clean, good air conditioning too, and fantastic big brekky! Big shout out to tarik, samet and salim - great hosts who couldn't do enough to ensure you had fun, be it food, drinks, travel advice or just a talk :)


74%

Staff very unhelpful. Seemed to not have much clue about what was going on. Only one key for the dorm rooms. Bathrooms and toilets could have been much cleaner. Location is close to all attractions and many restaurants.


100%

Excellent on all accounts, could not ask for more. Istanbul is awesome


83%

With least money I got my basic facilities needed, computer and internet access. I'm not a traveler that comfortable to carry my laptop all around the world which is risky. The room is standard for hostel, no significant different to others.


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