x The average starting price for a place to stay in Istanbul is £65 per night.
15 / 2 Sultanahmet Akbiyik Caddesi Terbiyik SokakOutstanding 100%
barryjag We stayed Sept and returned after touring the country. Friendly and helpful operators, great breakfast, clean, tidy, quiet A convenient location. It is a major city so cost more than our usual budget but definitely superior to London accommodation of similar price.
Muvezzi Street Besiktas IstanbulOutstanding 100%
Mumhane Cad, 31 Kemankes Mah. KarakoyOutstanding 98%
Cat_et_Anma Our stay at Portus was perfect. The staff was very nice and friendly to us, always giving hints about what to do and where to go to enjoy ourselves. Special thanks to Ismail! The place was super clean, safe and very well located in walking distance to every attractions. Definitly recommending it to anyone! This place made our trip the best one yet!
Firuzaga Mahallesi, Hayriye Caddesi No:22 BeyogluOutstanding 96%
Akbiyik Caddesi Bayramfirin Sok no:12 SultanahmetExcellent 94%
nicknkelly Lovely hostel, newly renovated bathroom, very clean - but in comparison to other hostels in the area you pay substantially more for it.
küçük ayasofya mahallesi Çayıroğlu sokak no 16 SultanahmetExcellent 94%
Alemdar Mahallesi, Zeynep Sultan Camii Sokak No 21Excellent 93%
ku.ishu.kh Very helpful and friendly staff, great view from the terrace. Easy access to most major historical sites! Really enjoyed my stay there.
Hocapasa Mahallesi Ebussuud Caddesi No : 19 SirkecExcellent 93%
sarina d I stayed in the family room which is on the top floor for two nights. The room, beds and toilets were clean. I find this hotel to be affordable. It might not be in the heart of Sultanahmet, but the other important landmarks are just a few minutes away on foot.
Akbiyik Cadessi Bayramfirin Sokak No 7, SultanahmetExcellent 92%
baluba I stayed here in January 2009 and absolutely loved it! At 49 1/2 I was a little concerned about the age restriction thinking it would be full of teenagers, but this was not the case and I certainly was not made to feel 'old'! I had booked a mixed dorm as I was on a relatively tight budget but, being low season there were not many guests so I was automatically upgraded to a female dorm with en suite bathroom which I had to myself for the first 2 nights. The dorms are basic, beds are supplied with one sheet, a pillow and a blanket. The central heating was a bonus as in January it is damned cold. The shower had oodles of hot, powerful water and all of the toilets have their seats covered with some weird contraption which revolves around leaving you with a perfectly clean piece of plastic on which to park your bum. No towels but lots of toilet paper...and a hairdryer!!! The upstairs bar cum breakfast room cum lounge area is absolutely gorgeous with a large sumptiously cushioned seating area where you can while away hours watching tv, playing cards, chess or backgammon or chat with fellow travellers over a cold beer. Beer by the way is 7L for a 500 ml bottle. There is limited food available but it is cheap and filling. The staff couldn't have been more friendly or helpful, they successfully managed to arrange for me a visit to the Florence Nightingale Museum which involved photocopies of my passport, a fax to the Army headquarters and several phonecalls, none of which they charged me for. It really felt like a home from home and even after just 4 nights, I did not want to leave. One point though, if you arrange an airport transfer, make sure they fully understand which airport you are arriving at otherwise, like me, you could face a bus, a metro, the fernicular, a tram and finally a walk to get there. If you choose to go this way, it is actually very easy and will cost you no more than £9.00
Akbiyik cad. Terbiyik sok. No:24 SultanahmetExcellent 92%
javierchin People are really nice at the hostel.They rae very helpfull. Location is unbeatable.Close to subway,tram,buses and airport shuttle. Nice showers ,hot water 24 h.Really good Turkish breakfast. If you plan to come in summer they have really big terrace :)
galip dede cad no:85 BeyogluExcellent 91%
holzay We had a really great time at the World House Hostel! The Location is perfect, the rooms were clean and spacious. It's really easy to meet new people from all over the world, since everyone will hangout in the common area downstairs before heading out every day. The staff is also really friendly and helpful. Special thanks to Deniz, who was always there to help and who organized a lot of the evening activities.
Akbiyik cad (street) Amiral Tafdil sk. no.6 Sultanahmet / IstanbulExcellent 91%
IGITIHI I was pleasantly surprised by this hostel! Very clean, great breakfast, nice beds and friendly stuff. The showers were very comfortable and the lounge one of the best I have seen. It's also situated at a very convenient place. I really enjoyed my stay and would definitely stay again and recommend it to anybody.
İstiklal Avenue, Kucukparmakkapi sokak No 13 BeyogluExcellent 91%
rachelr This hostel (and the cafe next door) is beautifully decorated with vintage furniture. The owners are friendly and helpful and will go out of their way to give you tea. Lovely place, highly recomended.
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