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Metropolis Hostel

Overall Rating
96%
Akbiyik cad. Terbiyik sok
No:24
Sultanahmet
Istanbul, Turkey
34110
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Hostel Availability
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We have minimum 2 nights stay and 1 night booking is not acceptable. We offer high quality service at low prices for budget travelers. Run by travelers for traveler 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 security Recommended by Lonely Planet , Let's Go ,Michael Muller Verlag ... All rooms + dorms have air conditioning. Metropolis Hostel is located in the historical old city of Istanbul. It's just a few mins from the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapi 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 beds 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 Marmara Sea, the Bosphorous, Prince's Islands and the Asian shore. All rooms have comfy mattresses including dorm beds. Our hostel is very secure with 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 Istanbul). You can try traditional and very tasty Turkish food at our famous associated Babylonia Restaurant (which is just 20 meters 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 with the world, watch movie channels, sports events . Our travel agency can arrange all your travel needs with 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 service is 25 euros from Ataturk Airport and 60 euros from Sabiha Gokcen. Please Note: We welcome travelers of all ages. We ask, however, that travelers over 40 years old book only into private rooms, and not shared dorm rooms. Our English, French and Spanish speaking staff will take care of you to make your stay even better. They will also inform you about Istanbul and turkey and map when you arrive.