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Old City Esma Hostel

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17 Nov 2013
“the location can't be better”
5 May 2013
“2 mins from the Sultanahmet tram stop”
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

superb location of this hostel along. bang next to the blue mosque and all the happenings of the city. the grand bazar is also only a walk away. the rooms were very decent, clean and the shared bathroom was very hygienic too. free breakfast in...More

Thank ChiragAga
Reviewed 5 May 2013

I stayed here in October of 2012 because my flight connecting flight was cancelled. I didn't have a hostel booked and my main priority was to have a hostel near public transportation. The Old City Esma didn't disappoint. It was a short two to three...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2013

I originally chose this hostel because of the great reviews and price. I would not recommend staying here for an extended period of time. There was always a long wait for the bathrooms (of the four bathrooms only one had consistent hot water). REALLY loud...More

Thank VigorousVoyager
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Spent 5 great days in Istanbul and this hostel was definitely a part of this amazing experience. Very friendly people (and super nice owners, Anna Karenina says hi!), clean facilities, nice breakfasts. When we arrived we booked double room with shared bathroom but got an...More

1  Thank barashek
Reviewed 10 February 2013

Hostel is very colorful and cosy.Very clean,nice bathrooms.Nice terrace with a beautiful view.Loved it from the first minute.The location is honestly great , but still the best here is... the staff : Kerem ,Serhan,Fatih,Yavuz,Havva and Nino.Thank you all ,very much, for your hospitality and kindness...More

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Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
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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"take the 4 to one room. its really worth the price."
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"Don't stay on third floor."
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"There are two buildings , the one I stayed at was across the street so had to walk for a breakfast, but rooms..."
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"the double private room is not recommended."
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