x The average starting price for a place to stay in Istanbul is £55 per night.
Muvezzi Street Besiktas IstanbulOutstanding 100%
Firuzaga Mahallesi, Hayriye Caddesi No:22 BeyogluOutstanding 96%
Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Cinci Meydani Sok.No:30 SultanahmetOutstanding 96%
florie.bru This is a great place to stay for some days! very welcoming, people are kindly and the atmosphere il really familial! Very clean and cheap, nice terrasse and very good breakfast before starting a good day in the historical center! Lovely place! thanks to the family!
Alemdar Mahallesi, Zeynep Sultan Camii Sokak No 21Outstanding 95%
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.
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.
15 / 2 Sultanahmet Akbiyik Caddesi Terbiyik SokakExcellent 94%
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.
Akbiyik Cadessi Bayramfirin Sokak No 7, SultanahmetExcellent 93%
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
Tevkifhane sokak No 6 SultanahmetExcellent 93%
abuamal The location of Med Cezir hotel is simply amazing and it should actually compensate for all the lacks. It just next to AyaSofia and Sultanahmet Cami. I loved it! The rooms are ok for the price I payed, but it was a bit coldish. And the breakfast far was a very disappointing. Nevertheless, I would recommend it to all budget travellers! The service was very nice, friendly and family-like. Plus they have wireless!
küçük ayasofya mahallesi Çayıroğlu sokak no 16 SultanahmetExcellent 93%
Mumhane Cad, 31 Kemankes Mah. KarakoyExcellent 93%
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!
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 :)
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