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Mavi Guesthouse

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11 Jul 2017
“Amazing Location”
1 Oct 2016
“Not worth it”
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Terrace
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Keep in mind this is a hostel, not a hotel! We stayed here because it is central to the main tourist area of Istanbul. Lots to see and do! Everything is within walking distance! The staff were nice and breakfast was fine. Not 100% sure...More

Thank Jennifer I
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Bed bugs bit me for the three nights I stayed there, my sheets were covered with the blood of previous guests, never saw anyone emptying any trash bin, same bed cover for all visitors, out-of-date eggs for breakfast... Anyone can walk in the hostel, we...More

Thank Tanguy B
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Only 3 minutes away from Aya Sophia. You'll walk home to it everyday while you stay here which is amazing. Great hospitality and very friendly especially for the owner, Ali. He is a cool guy😊 would definitely stay here again if I ever come back...More

Thank wildan f
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This hostel is really awesome, the staff is kind and trustworthy( for example: when I arrived.I thought I had to pay 50euros for a week and they said: no no, its just 45.) and its located in the heart of Istanbuls historic district, so if...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Mavi Guesthouse is a hostel located a few blocks away from Hague Sofia and the Blue Mosque, as well as some other points of interest. The hostel itself is very clean, has great wifi and a nice view of the mosques and the Bosphorus from...More

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US$15 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Also Known As
Mavi Guesthouse Hotel Istanbul
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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
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"Get the six beds shared bedroom, has nice views, nice beds, windows so it's fresh at night for sleeping."
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"Dormıtory for solo and backpackers. I opted for prıvate room wıth en suıte for a couple of nıghts too"
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"I stayed in the 24 bedroom dorm. It was as expected when choosing the cheapest route + TWENTY FOUR people in..."
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"If you are travelling solo and need some privacy, take the rooftop room."
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