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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Big Apple Hostel was a great place to stay. Location was perfect, within close walking distance to historical sites and museums. The hostel was clean and had great facilities, with a nice free breakfast included. Aslan and the rest of the staff were incredibly helpful, with tips and advice to help make your stay enjoyable.. I would definitely stay again!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hostel was a delight! Dan and Aslan at the front desk were both extremely helpful and kind. They made everyone feel very comfortable and offered a very relaxed and sociable environment. They also offered tips and advice on where to go, what to avoid, and how to get around. Dan even gave me a transportation card to use when...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got stuck in the Blizzard in early January and stayed a couple of days at the Big Apple. The hostel was clean, welcoming and the staff was particularly kind and helpful with us to help us find a way to resume our journey. The rooms are spacious and cleaned. beds are comfortable with a curtain and a plug for...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Big Apple Hostel & Hotel. The instructions provided on how to get to the hostel from Atatürk airport were clear and easy to follow. As someone unfamiliar with Istanbul, getting to the hostel via public transport was a smooth and relatively quick experience. The location is within short walking distance of the Blue Mosque, Topkapi...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a place to stay in Istanbul, I can just recommend the Big Apple Hostel. The location is close to a lot of the main attractions of the old town and from the terrace you have a wonderful view to the asian side of Istanbul. In the evening you get awesome food and beers there and in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hostel in a marvellously convenient spot to see a lot of the must see sites. The staff was just so friendly and awesome. They made everyone feel like at home and we were treated like family. Great common area on the terrace where you can meet other travellers and have a cheeky beer or nargile and also have a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Location of hostel is fantastic and by walking you can reach all famous buildings in oldest part of the city. Topkapi and Hagia Sophia are near and from there you can proceed for all others. Staff is always ready to assist with good English (which is unfortunately rare thing in Istanbul, especially among seniors), As my flight was very late...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights over the New Year period and had an amazing time! The hostel is in a great location...a few minutes walk to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia, but away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Good variety of restaurants, bars, shops and souvenir stores nearby. The staff are all AMAZING! Very friendly...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best hostels I have stayed at in Europe, the Staff are friendly and inviting. The terrace is a good place to meet new people, they have a free breakfast which is nice. They also have a cheep big dinner. The dorm is good with curtains for beds. I would highly recommend staying here if you come to...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there with a couple of friends (the hotel option) and it was an excellent place to stay. The rooms were clean and cozy. The staff was very helpful and friendly, they gave us a map and gave us useful local recommendations. We also enjoyed the view from the terrace and the nice breakfast served everyday. The hotel location...

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  • Free Parking
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By air - we have a 24 hour pick-up service. We can collect you from the Ataturk airport (Main Airport on the European side) for 30 € this cost is not only per person but for up to five people in total. Please meet at the Meeting Point pick up next to the information desk number 1. We will need to know your airline, flight number, arrival date and time. Please also specify if you are arriving at Ataturk airport or Sabiha Gocken airport. Please email us this information at least 24 hours before you are due to arrive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Apple Hostel & Hotel

Address: Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. Bayram Firini Sok. No:12 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: ₹ 944 - ₹ 3,486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Apple Hostel & Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms are basic, but clean. Some rooms have a view if you stick your head out, you will have a view of the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles 252nadera, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“101 14 bed mix was the best !!!”
 of 5 bubbles E4814OPjohnm, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask to have a look at a couple of rooms before deciding.”
 of 5 bubbles Maggie0z, 27 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room on the first or second floor. Hotel has no lift and many stairs to the other floors. The staircase is narrow so if you have lots of luggage stay on a lower floor. It's no fun trying to log bags up those stairs.”
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“Private rooms are cheap and nice”
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