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Kathmandu, Nepal
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Was happy to be here! good staff, helpful, bed and tea and yes on top of all these; the location is at centre of Sultanahmet! a hub for most tourist from where you begin you journey to most places around.

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Sliema, Malta
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Spent two nights and loved this place. The staff is cool and relaxed and the premises are definitely clean. For a very good price the location is also close to the centre and to a a beautiful park (especially in summertime).

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I was booked to stay here 2 separate nights in the first week of April 2016. The first night, they were still open. The second night, they were closed indefinitely for renovation and all the mattresses were lying in a pile on the street. I'm not sure when they are scheduled to reopen.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Maybe a bit expensive for what you get, but not bad as low budget backpacker hostels go. Staff was friendly and helpful. View from the roof isn't too bad. Walking distance from everything you would want to see.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I have been here twice, once 7 years ago, and again a few months ago. I chose it for the great location, really hard to beat, breakfast is very good on the terrace with great views where is easy to make new friends for solo travelers. The building isn't new but I keep consodering Sinbad a good option for budget... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Came here last year as a backpacker looking for a cheap place to stay in central istanbul (which is no easy feat, especially without internet!). The room i got was great value, the bed was comfortable and the room was en-suite, though the bathroom wasn't clean, and the flush was broken when I stayed. Breakfast was included (albeit basic) on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

In the last year I've stayed in over 50 hostels and this was in the bottom two - dirty, cramped room, unfriendly staff and unbeatable breakfast. For either the same price or just a little more, you could definitely find something better!

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Cairo, Egypt
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

If you are expecting a minimum luxury you won't find it. Rooms are basic but clean. The breakfast is very basic and adequate - in fact this is the poorest breakfast I eaver had. However since the location is really nice and the guy at reception was good I am going to give a rating of 3 for this hostel.

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Athens, Greece
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We stayed in this hostel for a night, in a double room with a shared bathroom, after we had left a terrible 'hotel' we had booked. Even though it was late and we were desperate to find a place to stay, the manager gave us a very good price. The room was extremely basic but clean, the shared bathroom was... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

This cute little hostel is a hidden gem. The rooms are spacious and there is sir conditioning. The cleanliness could have been a little better but nothing beat the breakfast with a view of the Bosphorus Sea. There were many stairs to climb so beware anyone with leg problems. I stayed during Ramadan so there was a great deal of... More 

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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Address: Kucukayasofya Mah. Demirci Resit Sok. No:1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Number of rooms: 30
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“Great hostel!”
 of 5 bubbles MicheleB794, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would doubt if there are any good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles alexa_mackay1, 29 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Dont stay here, check out the hostel area, which has lots of bars and restaraunts, has about 10 hostels to choose from.And close to centre”
 of 5 bubbles poontang3, 11 Sep 2011 | Read review
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