Orient Hostel International

Akbiyik Cad. No 9, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | Hostel
Prices starting from $19.00
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Another brilliant day in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane on Jul 05, 2014

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Another brilliant night's sleep. My waking thoughts were on Jean and how devastating her fall and broken arm (in six places) is. It is a sharp reminder of how fragile we all are and how anything can happen at any time. I wish her a speedy recovery. Suddenly, I find my self starring at the floor and watching my step more closely. Not bad …

Back in Constantinopol

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane on Jul 04, 2014

110 photos

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The snoring symphony in the dorm room was hilarious. About ten people were making different snoring sounds. Different pitches, different loudness! I am sure I was adding to it when I was asleep.

I got up really early as there was little point lying in bed and longer and I was itching to explore Istanbul. I had always had a …

Leaving the European Union

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane on Jul 03, 2014

25 photos

Well after yesterday it would be difficult for today to be more outstanding. A border crossing and 470 kilometres was our goal. Our prize: Istanbul. Yes. Istanbul. I could barely contain my excitement.



Moreover, I woke up feeling more energetic than I had in weeks. It was such a relief after the last few days. We made a very …

Istanbul ( Turkey)

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet on Apr 09, 2014

1 comment, 26 photos

Arrived at our hotel at 8pm on the Sunday after a 15 minute hill climb after getting off at the wrong metro station. Went and had a look at the Grand Bazaar first thing the next morning. Was slightly disappointed as we were expecting it to be more like the market stalls in Morocco's bazaar but these were more like shops so more expensive. Spent a …

Hot but not so spicy anymore

A travel blog entry by thelongroadhome on Jul 05, 2013

39 photos

Turkey we have arrived!! Took a while but we got here. There were a few questionable moments when we seemed to be going on the smallest and windiest roads possible. Border crossing was smooth so need to remember they next time we want to overland into turkey go via Bulgaria and not Greece as they seem to like them better.

Had a slight hike …

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This hostel, located in the Cankurtaran area of Istanbul, is near Cooking Alaturka, Sirkeci Station, Yedikule (Castle of the Seven Towers), and Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsOrient Hostel International Istanbul

    Reviewed by carlosherbane

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    Reviewed Jul 5, 2014
    by (12 reviews) Newcastle , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Great hostel. Brill staff, facilities. 5minutes from the Blue Mosque. Top notch for me! :)

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by resiststatusquo

    Awesome Place

    Reviewed Jul 2, 2011
    by (1 review) San Diego, CA , United States Flag of United States

    I stay here every time I come to Istanbul. The staff is friendly and always willing to help out. Perfectly located. Clean. Great atmosphere. Its the best. =)

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Orient Hostel International Istanbul

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding