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KarslIoglu Hostel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

clean, centrally located -near the spice bazaar and galata bridge- very good price, and confortable accommodation. price is negotiable if making reservation directly instead of through "booking". the neigbourhood is not chic at all, local people with local shops and local prices!

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I spend three days in Karslioglu Hotel in beautiful Stambul. Place is located near the old town,you can feel the climate of old times here.Amazing view from the window!Delicious breakfast and very friendly staff.Thank you for time spend there!

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We had a good time at Hostel Karslioglu. Our room wasn't so big but when you see the price (including breaktfast) it was really, really good. Especially the staff was friendly and always tried to help us. We shared our bathroom with other people but it was ok, because the bathroom was clean as well. It takes some time to...

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Everything in the average: very good position, just 2 steps from the big bazar and a very very nice concierge. The room was very simple: a fan instead of air conditioning, but considering the price, everything is ok. Credit card payment is not accepted and airport transfer is not available.

2Thank Fabio D
Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

Very Helpful and friendly staff. Pleasent stay in a popular area but near tourist actractions. The building is new and the rooms are clean. I spent there my holliday in May and I feel very good but be infotmed that the hotel doesn't have airconditioner so it could be very hot in summer. The price I spent for a room...

4Thank hannamiaanna
Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

Positive point: I was here for the last few days...it was kind of hard to find this hotel initially but once u know the location, it's pretty much a strategic one as it is close to spice bazar, ferry jetty to Eyup n Bosphorus cruise, the yeni cami...we have fun staying here as it is also nearby to the popular...

1Thank Farah E
Brookville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 April 2014

This hotel has great value for the price point. It is very clean, has a friendly staff and serves a fresh breakfast (not buffet). The drawbacks are its distance from the historic center of town and a bit of street noise. We did not have an en suite bathroom, but the shared bathroom and shower were obviously regularly cleaned. It...

1Thank Sarah R
Bray, Ireland
Reviewed 18 January 2014

We visited the Hostel in December and we absolutelly can recommend the place. It is surrounded by real life and real people. They truly want to advice and help you - not only get your money like on Sultanahamed. It is close to Eminomu, to the Galata Bridge, Spice bazaar and to the New Mosque. Fatih is a rough area,...

3Thank DietCocaCola
Reviewed 23 October 2013

I booked a four nite stay based on all the positive reviews on here of staff friendliness and cleanliness of the shared bathrooms. The place is a bit tricky to find if this is your first time in Istanbul but this was my third visit. Its an authentic non touristy bazaar street used by locals so you can see real...

2Thank LondonE7
Reviewed 13 October 2013

The hotel is located in an ethnic non touristy part of Istanbul with a busy street scene. It's about a 10 - 15 minute walk to Eminonu where you can jump on a ferry or a tram. The rooms are basic but clean. We had an en suite shower room. It was 56 euros for 4 nights for 2 which...

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Staying in Grand Bazaar

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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighbourhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.
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Address: Hoca GIyaseddin mah. Metro InsatI yanI Kucuk pazar cad. Saatci yokusu no:2, Istanbul 34134, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Grand Bazaar
Price Range: €13 - €23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Double room was great”
DietCocaCola, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
“There is no shower on the ground floor by reception, only on the upper floors”
LondonE7, 23 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Choose a double room with a private bathroom on the second floor.”
sanjak529, 7 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Twin rooms with shared bathrooms are small but have all the space you need to sleep. Double rooms add a little bit more luxury if you want to come back and properly relax after a long day on your feet.”
madseaman, 9 May 2013 | Read review
“If you want a private bathroom make sure you book it that way!! Some people arrived and were surprised to see they had a shared bathroom. Also, probably better to request a room upstairs.”
JessicaErin11, 30 Mar 2013 | Read review
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