Big Apple Hotel & Hostel Istanbul

Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. Bayram Firini Sok. No:12 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, 34122, Turkey | 2 star hostel
Prices starting from $44.00

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

D4 - Oh dear! Most people don't speak English!!!

A travel blog entry by travel_addict


When I arrived at the airport in Istanbul in the early morning, the guy at information point was not very friendly. A mid-aged guy offered carrying luggage for me. Tram was busy around 7am, most of them were male, a few of them stared at me. When I arrived at Sultanahmet tram station, couldn't figure out street names, so my sweet friend Thomas&# …

D5 - Istanbul is unbelievable!!! >_<

A travel blog entry by travel_addict


7ish my alarm clock went off in the morning. The girls planned to start early. Our first breakfast on the rooftop of the hostel was very contented - big buffet was lovely surprise! Gorgeous weather and outdoor seats were a big plus. We started from getting on a ferry to Uskudar - the Asian side. We just looked around the sea side and had kebabs at …

D6 - Learning more local culture...

A travel blog entry by travel_addict


After less than 6hrs of sleep, I forced myself to get up around 9am. It was raining outside, I didn't expect this as the weather in the last 2 days was absolutely GORGEOUS!!! Not sure about my plans, but I guess I should sort out my laundry first. The guys in the hostel were so helpful, they firstly called the laundry to find out that 7 Lira ( …

Stop-over in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by rosanna.d


I landed last nıght at just after 10 when ıt was stıll lovely and warm. Turkısh aırlınes dıdnīt provıde me wıth a free hotel as prevıously promısed but I used my best damsel ın dıstress actıng skılls (crocodıle tears) to get help organısıng a place to stay. …

Where East Meets West: Istanbul

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana


  • Terrace bars
  • Shisha bars/cafes
  • Mosques
  • Call to prayer - sounded nice! Not too loud
  • Beautiful buildings! Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern
  • Harassment (harmless but annoying) from Turkish men esp if not accompanied by a …

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This 2 star hostel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Suleymaniye Mosque, New Mosque (Yeni Cami), Military Museum (Asker Muzesi), and Istanbul University.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBig Apple Hotel & Hostel Istanbul

    Reviewed by rosanna.d

    Good place

    Reviewed Jun 8, 2013
    by (1 review) Newcastle upon Tyne , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Although I booked a 6 bed all female dorm and when I arrived was told it was full.. it did turn out to be a good stay. I was given a partial refund and put in to a larger mixed dorm which was fine. The staff were really friendly and helpful. Breakfast was nice (especially as it was on the sunny roof terrace!). The wifi wouldnt work on my phone but the fast internet on the computers in the lobby made up for that. They arranged my transfer back to the airport on a shuttle bus - very happy overall.

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    Reviewed by runilinni

    Enkelt og greit midt i Istanbul!

    Reviewed Sep 6, 2011
    by (8 reviews) , Norway Flag of Norway

    Midt i tjukkeste gryta! Kort vei til alt. Rent og pent, hyggelige folk! Anbefales!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Big Apple Hotel & Hostel Istanbul

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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