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Big Apple Hostel & Hotel

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Room & Suite (31)
Dining (13)
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“rooftop terrace”(17 reviews)
“great location”(33 reviews)
“mixed dorm”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Rooftop Terrace
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have only good things to say about this hostel. Good location (less than 400 m to main attractions) good staff, good atmosphere. You can go and back to airport using public transportation. ( metro + tram)

Thank Tiagoribeirof
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Without doubt the best hostel in Istanbul. A great atmosfere to rest, very confortable rooms, clean, big lockers and bed curtains to keep your privacy. Also the selfservice turkish breakfast is delicious and served on the terrace. The location is perfect, very close of the...More

Thank karenina r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I lived at Big apple hostel with a friend of mine for 5 days. When we first arrived (wayy late because we underestimated the size of Istanbul) we were welcomed by the super friendly staff, we were shown to our dorm, got keys for safe...More

Thank Mathias D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checked two hostels near each other. At this one was greeted with great friendly attitude, the other was not. So glad picked this one. Great stay, did more than they had to in terms of service. Nice view of the water from the top, great...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I haven't stayed at other hostels in Istanbul and I probably won't. If or when I am going back to Istanbul this is where I will be staying. Comfortable beds, clean room and a good free breakfast. Last but not least the staff is amazing...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
Price range
US$ 13 - US$ 68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 13 - US$ 68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (78)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (13)
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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Cristina D
9 July 2018|
Response from Alan B |
I did NOT visit Istanbul! The BIG APPLE I reviewed was the BIG APPLE supermarket. It sells largely Hispanic foods and judging from the happy crowds it is the place to be, especially on Saturdays and Sundays. many people... More
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"Choose to stay in Mixed Dorm. It is spacious and good"
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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..."
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"101 14 bed mix was the best !!!"
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"Ask to have a look at a couple of rooms before deciding."
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