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World House Istanbul

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decide to stay here because of great view! And it was so! On the 5 floor, but the rest 4 floors under where terrible. Breakfast were not bad, not great. In the center of Istanbul, very easy to go everywhere (but a few places to eat or to buy food), near is school and every morning we wake up...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with two mates in a 4 bed dorm. It was pretty ropey - threadbare bedding and towels, dusty etc. The shared bathroom was in the top 3 most miserable rooms I've been into in my life. There was a pubic hair on the toilet cistern which was there when we arrived, there when we left 2 days...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been a guest at World House Hostel for the last three days: the location is extremely convenient and the staff always very friendly and available (I even made a mistake in the booking, reserving for another month at higher rate, and they told me and charged me less: very honest). Good breakfast, included. Small improvements to be made:...

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Nice little hostel close to everything Such friendly staff, specially Ozan who helped me with my trip planning! The atmosphere is very quaint and easy environment to make friends. A Highly recommended!

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Ercan C, Manager at World House Istanbul, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your stay, Jason! Let us know about your next visit to İstanbul :)

Salem, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This hostel is located in a perfect location with quick access to all major sights. Just a block away from the historical and impressive Galata Tower, steps from shops, cafes and restaurants, and easy travel to mosques and other architectural wonders. Our room was small, but clean and comfortable for budget travelers and hostel seekers. Staff was quick to respond...

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

I came late night with out booking ahead and everything went smooth and easy, i was welcomed and got a bed. the hostel is located right in the middle of everything - its a cool neighborhood in walking distance from all the sights you wish to check. I've slept in the 4 bed dorm and it was clean, convenient and...

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Ercan C, Manager at World House Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Dan! We are very happy to hear from you, thank you so much for your kindly review about World House! You are always welcome here :)

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Hostels is located in a top location. Close to Galata tower, ferries metro and taksim. Staff very knowledgeable about the surrounding area. People from literally all over the world staying here. For business and leisure. The hostel offers lots of group activities. Including bar crawls and boat parties. When I stayed there we all had a good social night at...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The BEST hostel in Istanbul. I stayed in 5 different ones and this was by far the best: AWESOME location across the street from Galata Tower ( and surrounded by tasty and cheap restaurants and coffee shops, easy walk to sultanahmet and taksim), easy to meet other travelers, really clean, super comfy beds, big rooms, free towels, 6 TL laundry...

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A great experience! I stayed there several times and I highly recommend this place! The staff is very gentle, friendly and helpful with about everything you might ask them. Free wi-fi everywhere and a great breakfast from their lovely cook. The rooms are very clean and you always meet interesting people. Very close to Galata Tower and if you love...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 July 2016

As long as you don't mind steep, cobbled hills, you should probably stay here. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, the atmosphere is excellent for both meeting like-minded travellers or some solo chilling. Breakfast is excellent (bread, fruit, cheese, jams, olives, vegetables, hard boiled eggs), and there's a great cafe with patio attached. I stayed in the 6 dorm....

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Staying in Beyoglu

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Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
World House Istanbul offers comfortable beds, 24 hr hot water and a superb atmosphere in the heart of the city, the right fit for any urban traveller. Since 2005, we are working very hard to keep our hostel clean, secure, fun and still affordable. World House Istanbul is a 150 year-old Genoese-style stone building located just a few steps away from the iconic Galata Tower and the renowned Istiklal Avenue, and just several minutes away from the Sultanahmet. It can accommodate up to 82 people with its ensuite double and triple rooms, 4-bed, 6-bed, 8-bed and 14-bed dorms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about World House Istanbul

Address: Galip Dede Cad. No:85 Galata, Istanbul, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Beyoglu , New City / Taksim
Price Range: $25 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Our room has a picturesque view of the Galata Tower; impressive!”
  • View of Galata Tower from our bedroom window.
kjayers63, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“one small thing - it could be a little bit noisy at night if your room is facing the front, but nothing critical”
H2661FXdanl, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“6 bed "deluxe" dorm has a sweet balcony with amazing views (but it's on the top floor and stairs only)”
GraceH238, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 8 bed with the balcony”
Theycallhimdestroyer, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“room 10 - dat view doe!”
tolaa2016, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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