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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 29 December 2013

it was my first time in istanbul and also staying in a hostel and metropolis was a great places to be. The location was excellent and very close to all major attraction. The staff was friendly and helpful. My room was very clean and had a beautiful view. ı would definitely stay here again.

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 28 December 2013

İt was very good experience for my first try.everythinh is good.speed wifi, nice breakfast, nice room with see wiew, 24 hours hot water, also a lot of tv channels.very helpfull staff.they are overthere for you for your problems or question.and very friendly.nice teras.also 5 minutes by walk to hagia sophia and blue mosque.also when do you want to go somewhere...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 23 December 2013

Stayed here almost a week and apreciated. If u wanna stay as cheap as comfortable that i advise; worth it! And also i say that the hostel was re-built again, mean-almost full of inside had changed with new things. Staff were nice and polite. Thanks all of u guys! Cheers

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2013

My sister stayed in this place 2 years ago and she recommended to me, We had a double room ensuite on the top floor, Our room was very clean and had a nice sea view, Central heating worked well as it was freezing in istanbul. Free breakfast was really good and healthy.Hostel is located 3 street down from Hagia Sophia...

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About Our Hostel,The entire hostel was completely renovated inside and out in November 2013. we put in new bathrooms, new beds (with an individual reading light and electrical outlet), new furniture, new floors and new decorations.We also installed new doors which close without making any noise, with electronic card locks for added securityWe offer high quality service at low prices for budget travellers. 'Run by travellers for travellers'. Metropolis Hostel is located in the historical old city of İstanbul. İt's just a few mins from the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Underground Cistern and Historical Turkish Baths... just 10 mins to Grand Bazaar and Spice (Eqyptian) Bazaar... just 30 mins to Taksim... and just 20 mins to Asian side by historical boat. Choose your bed from four bed or six bed mixed dorms, 6 bed female dorms, or double rooms with shared bathroom or ensuite. All double rooms have temperature control (air conditioned) and most rooms have stunning views of the Maramara Sea, the Bosphorous, Prince's İslands and the Asian shore. All rooms have comfy mattreses including dorm beds. Our hostel is very secure wıth 24 hour reception and a safe box in which you may store your valuables.Very clean and great showers with 24 hour running hot water. You can meet people from all around the world in our common areas. We have one covered common room as well as a roof top terrace area, both of which have great views of the Marmara sea, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia...you can eat your free breakfast on this great terrace. We also serve lunch, dinner and BBQ. Each week we host a BBQ party on our rooftop terrace, followed by a pub crawl to Taksim (the centre of nightlife and live music in İstanbul). You can try traditional and very tasty Turkish food at our famous associated BABYLONIA RESTAURANT (which is just 20 metres from our hostel and on the very busy and popular backpacker street). We have several computers and free internet for our guests and also wireless internet connection throughout the hostel. So, you can connect to the internet with your own notebook. We have a big screen television to watch cable tv to keep in touch wıth the world, watch movie channels, sports events.. Our travel agency can arrange all your travel needs wıth international-domestic flights, special city tours, dinner cruise by night, ANZAC tours (Troy & Gallipolli), Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale tours, belly dancing show with dinner (Turkish night) and Turkish bath. Our hostel is located near bus, tram and train transport. Our airport pick up servıce is 25 euros from ATATURK AİRPORT and 45 euros from SABİHA GOKCEN. OUR ENGLİSH, FRENCH AND SPANİSH SPEAKİNG STAFF WİLL TAKE CARE OF YOU TO MAKE YOUR STAY EVEN BETTER. THEY WILL ALSO İNFORM YOU ABOUT İSTANBUL AND TURKEY AND GİVE YOU A FREE MAP WHEN YOU ARRİVE ... more   less 

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Address: Yeni Akbiyik Cad. Terbiyik Sok. No:24 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $26 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“402 was quite and had good views”
 of 5 bubbles reneeej2016, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms are the best - ensuite, great view, nicer beds.”
 of 5 bubbles 78fredericb, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask about the shared bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles frontr, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“recommend room 402”
 of 5 bubbles lucycubis, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“4 bed dorm is good as we filled 2 beds and its usually a couple or some quiet solo travelers”
 of 5 bubbles Jbark22, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
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