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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia 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 3 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 10 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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1Thank s4mih4
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 9 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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1Thank Camii L
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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2Thank Erin N
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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1Thank viktoriawoelfl
Stone Town, Tanzania
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

I stay 4nights with a friend! The room and the toilet was very clean. Perfect location! You can go easily to everywhere. Best value for money! if someone wants to go to the other side, the tram stop is only 3 minutes...

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Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Location is perfect, at Sultanahmed, surrounded by stores, restaurants, bakeries, hamman, public transportation...the strongest point to stress, I would say. Staff is so kind an helpful, the rooms are correct: clean, nice and welcoming. Breakfast is complete and there is this dreamy roof you can see breathtaking sunrise at, whilst having your coffee early in the morning, or chat with...

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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 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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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: RM44 - RM137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“There are all types of rooms 4, 6, 8 beds dorms or private rooms, and only-girls dorms!”
 of 5 bubbles Max_Estrella85, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Bring a lock or you'll pay 5TL to get one. Try to cover the windows to avoid the sunlight early morning.”
 of 5 bubbles 707_mird, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles 17khatiad, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Second floor is halfway from bottom, and halfway from top. Best of both worlds.”
 of 5 bubbles pretzelboi, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“ı went ın oktober so ıt was possıble to get a good sleep at nıght. Its above a restaurant whıch gıves some noıse. but ı could bareley hear ıt.”
 of 5 bubbles pieuwpieuwpieuw, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
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