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Stray Cat Hostel

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
6 Dec 2016
“One of the best hostels I have stayed in”
7 Aug 2016
“Great location, atmosphere and Staff”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Great atmosphere, amazing spread for breakfast and plenty of feline buddies knocking about. The owner and staff are very helpful and there is a cool communal area . The location, close to Taksim, is excellent. Not quite as touristy as Sultanahmed but with loads going...More

Thank Ione M
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This was a wonderful hostel to stay in for a couple nights. Very affordable, centrally located and very friendly staff who will give you wonderful "local" recommendations. I'd recommend this place to anyone. Only downside was no kitchen for guests to use or breakfast, but...More

Thank laurelkchen
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Our time at Stray Cat is definitely a highlight of visiting Istanbul. My wife and I love animals and to be surrounded by lovely people and learn new things and this ticked all those boxes - Sidat and his staff were so welcoming. We got...More

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Response from sedat b, Manager at Stray Cat HostelResponded 12 July 2016

Thank you for your kind and lovely feedback , it is a pelasure to hear your joy in Stray Cta Hostel. Enjoy your new travels also please.

Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

What more needs to be said. As long as you like cats you will love this hostel. Comfortable, free breakfast, very friendly and helpful staff, 1 min from tram stop, 2 min walk to Taksim square, Everything was good and Istanbul is a great city...More

1  Thank Sam B
Response from sedat b, Manager at Stray Cat HostelResponded 30 June 2016

Thank yoiu for your lovely feedback. It is our joy to know you enjoyed being in Istanbul with us. Happy new travels.

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

A lovely stay for us both, breakfast included which worked for us (one gluten free, one vegan) as there were cornflakes and bread/jam- the kittens were precious and staff were really accommodating, free drinking water, WiFi, air con and good company were a bonus :)...More

2  Thank sunflowern95
Response from sedat b, Manager at Stray Cat HostelResponded 20 June 2016

Thank you for your lovely feedback. This is our joy here to know you enjoyed your stay in Istanbul with us. Happy new travels.

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Nearby
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
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Yes , we have 24 hours reception so late check in is not a problem. Best regards
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"The double room the 6th floor very nice one."
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"The shared rooms are mostly single beds, and no bunks so go for the cheaper option."
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"Upper levels are more calm and warmer. But instead if your room is in first floor, wifi is accessible."
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"Rooms are generally the same in quality and are adequately clean. However, choose a room with windows facing..."
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