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1 week ago
“On the other side of the tracks”
19 Jul 2017
“Great hostel just steps from Sultanahmet”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel literally is on the other side of the tracks close to the waterfront. Some of the buildings in the area need some attention. The friendly owner bought this building 5 years ago and is busy fixing it up. When we arrived he was...More

Thank barefootmart
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Hüyseyin is an attentive and kind owner, who never tired of answering all of my zillions of questions. The dorm rooms have comfy beds and stark white sheets. The hostel was super quiet when I was there in May. The location is great since it...More

Thank theladylee
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I would absolutely recommend this hostel for any solo traveler looking for a safe, clean and friendly place to stay. It's cheap and easy to find. The reception is very helpful and the breakfast is yummy. You don't have to look around for cheaper prices...More

Thank Aimen A
Reviewed 27 September 2015

My wife and I booked an en-suite room at the Piya Hostel, which is situated below the train track in Sultanahmet, away from the crowds but only a ten-minute walk from Sultanahmet Square, the Blue Mosque and The Hagia Sophia. The area around the hostel...More

Thank Donald R
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This nice hostel is very well located and run by a nice family. Very clean and comfortable facilities. They offer breakfast (included) and the staff is happy to help. A good option for the tiny budget traveler.

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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
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"The double room past the bathrooms was in a great spot, fairly secluded."
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"wifi in the breakfast area is free, not in the room we stayed in."
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"Choose the room on the first storey. You could have a sleepless night if you are sleeping at the ground floor..."
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"All rooms are good,but the rooms which are dormitory warmer."
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