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Old City Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited Old City Hostel in June 2016. My experience was great, clean beds, nice breakfast and great coffee. The owner of the hostel made sure that my experience in Istanbul was authentic and safe. He went out of his way to make sure that I had plans, made sure that I was informed about what I was to expect. He...

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Agadir, Morocco
Reviewed 1 February 2017

You just gonna feel at home at this place pretty clean great locatfion close to everything you can do (the heart of Istanbul)Mohamed is a super cool guy ;) the terrace is got a nice view out there as well if you wanna have a good hostel for your visit I suggests that one!

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I had a good time in here.Rifat and Mohamed was an excellent host.The hostel is easy to find and in the middle of every famous attraction in here.They give all the info and tips that i need in here.The room and bathroom is super clean not to mention that beds are very comfortable.Wifi is so fast and for safety wiser...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Rifat was an excellent host, very friendly & knowledgeable. Hostel is located in the heart of old town close to everything. Beds are comfy, bathrooms are clean. Cool rooftop terrace for hanging out. Nice breakfast too. Only downside is there's no kitchen.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Hamid is a wonderful and friendly host. The location was perfect for us as we wanted to spend our very limited time in Istanbul visiting its main attractions. The time we spent inside the hostel was comfortable and clean, with fast wifi and beautiful views from the rooftop terrace. Would absolutely stay here again.

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a great hostel in a perfect location run by Rifat, the most friendly host imaginable. He gave me great recommendations and tea. Breakfast is also good; there are even eggs! felt super safe there and would definitely go back.

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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The owner was extremely friendly welcoming us with tea upon arrival. He gave us an outline of where to go in the city and sat with us to chat out in the cafe at night. The rooms are clean and comfortable with basic toiletries (soap, shampoo) provided. The location is a short walking distance from some of the main monuments...

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Juste coming back from a week at The Old City Hostel. More than offering a perfect location, this hostel is friendly, safe, and confortable. The staff is great", helpfull, and brings a relaxed atmosphere. Dont hesitate !

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 27 January 2016

The hostel was very clean and had everything I needed. You cannot beat the location... It is 1 minute from the metro, and 5 minutes from so many desired destinations in Istanbul such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Spice Market, Grand Bazar, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, and more... 20 minute metro ride from Taksim Area and easy to get...

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Graz, Austria
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Fair Price, the friendliest staff, clean and comfortable rooms, beautiful rooftop terrace and really good located in the heart of the old City! So definitely worth a visit!! It was my first time in Istanbul and i am really amazed by the hospitility :)

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Just in the heart of historical Istanbul, Old City Hostel is the best located hostel in Istanbul! Cleanliness, safety and comfort are top priorities for Old City Hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old City Hostel

Address: Alemdar Mah. Bestekar Osman Sk No:9 | Divanyolu Cad,Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34600, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $14 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Great terrace, and good food at the cafe.”
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“Bring a lock or you'll pay 5TL to get one. Try to cover the windows to avoid the sunlight early morning.”
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“Second floor is halfway from bottom, and halfway from top. Best of both worlds.”
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