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Reviews of Chambers of the Boheme

Hostel | Küçük Parmak Kapı Sokak 13, İstiklal Avenue, Beyoglu Istanbul, Turkey 34334

92.3% Overall Rating

372 out of 396 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/12/2013)

Jenna Marvin thinks…

"The owner is amazing and helps you navigate to interesting spots through out the city. I also felt very safe because there was always a staff member available and ready to check if I was OK, even at…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.38

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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92.3%

Overall Rating

372 out of 396 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Chambers of the Boheme'

Atmosphere
91.2%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
88.8%
Cleanliness
87.2%
Staff
96.8%
Value
94.4%
Safety
92.0%
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91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mehmet ALTUNBA?

Alone

Events / festivals

10 February 2014 Mehmet would recommend this property

Liked: It is in the middle of Center and staffs are friendly.

Disliked: Mehmet left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

02 January 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly and helpful staff.

Disliked: Fungus on the walls. Absence of common kitchen.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

26 December 2013

Liked: no

Disliked: no

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jenna Marvin

Alone

Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

23 December 2013 Jenna would recommend this property

Liked: The owner is amazing and helps you navigate to interesting spots through out the city. I also felt very safe because there was always a staff member available and ready to check if I was OK, even at 3am :)

Disliked: Nothing.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

06 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location and friendly staff in spite of the late check-in time.

Disliked: Located in downtown,Noise is annoying.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Megan Lawson Jakob

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 August 2013 Megan would recommend this property

Liked: The furniture and cleanliness. Good location also.

Disliked: My stay was not long enough!

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

pen dumanogullari

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 July 2013 pen would recommend this property

Liked: it is a very nice hostle and staff are very kind and polite. it's close to Taksm squre and because of this access to everywhere. it is safe because there are cameras all common areas and reseption 24 hours...i recomend this hostle to everyone

Disliked: pen left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Robert Jump

With friends / other travellers

City break

10 July 2013 Robert would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent hostel - one of the best I've stayed in. It's clean, safe, with big lockers, and it's in the best area of Istanbul. Can't go wrong!

Disliked: N/A

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

07 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location can not be beaten; a minute walk from the buses/metro at Taksim square and just off of the main pedestrian street in Istanbul. Numerous cafes,restaurants,bars and shops nearby. Tourist sights are easily accessible either by foot or by public transport. The hostel has comfy beds,is clean and affordable. Recommended!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

16 June 2013

Liked: The shower was hot.

Disliked: The bed linens were not changed in between guests, the entire hostel smelled like sewage, the room and bathroom were never cleaned, the lockers in the room were cheap quality and difficult to lock, and the wifi is only available downstairs in the lobby.

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Nicholas Petrick

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

09 June 2013 Nicholas would recommend this property

Liked: Great location with a really helpful staff. I stayed in the 12 bed mixed dorm and me a lot of people to explore the city with.

Disliked: It didn't bother me that much but the area the Hostel is in is loud. To me it was a fair trade to stay in the heart of Istanbul.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Filip Galic

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 May 2013 Filip would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent hostel, excellent staff, great location! Great place to meet people and Ahmet the owner is the best. Definately stay here if you want to enjoy istanbul!

Disliked: Nothing at all.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

01 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location Great staff Clean and comfortable rooms Secure large lockers

Disliked: Nothing - it was great

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Pretty nice location

Disliked: Nothing much

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

28 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff are really helpful and friendly. The location is great as it is right on Taksim square so easy to get everywhere or is only a few minutes walk from best transport options. The room we were in had really lovely wooden beds that made it feel more like a little BndB.

Disliked: The shower needs a bit of an update and a clean with a bit of drain-o put down but other than that it was great!

62.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

28 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location if you want to be among the nightlife but quite far from the old city and most of the big sights. Good restaurant across the lane.

Disliked: Bathroom in 12 bed dorm was very unclean. Very noisey at night. Our sheets looked like they had not be cleaned. You cant drink alcohol in the hotel as they do not have a licence. No breakfast which most other hostels offer.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

gabriela abrantes

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

30 March 2013 gabriela would recommend this property

Liked: Very good place, is not that near to the touristic places but close to clubs and bars.

Disliked: the problem is that there is a lot of noise at night from the clubs around,

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Lucas Gervasi

Alone

Visiting friends or family

25 March 2013 Lucas would recommend this property

Liked: Awesome location, very clean hostel and really helpful stuff. Highly recommended!!

Disliked: Lucas left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

11 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: none

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Shopping

04 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff,Location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Work / volunteering

02 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Unbelievably helpful staff, very clean and nice building, extremely cheap for its location. It is at the most central and famous location of Istanbul. There are hundreds of cafes, bars, restaurants, stores just 5 minutes walk away. Taksim is also the transportation center of Istanbul, so it is easy to go anywhere from here. I am mostly impressed with staff and how customer satisfaction is at their focus. Free coffee and tea, linens included in the price. 24 hours open reception. The hangout area is really impressive. There is also a free computer for customers.

Disliked: Everything was perfect. Great value for its price.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

06 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Ahmed the owner is awesome he's just there chilling and talking to people and he can answer any questions you might have about anything related to Istanbul. The location is right in the heart of the old town near Tahir square, walking distance to most of the sights. Cleanliness is good for backpacker standards, the walls are pretty thin though so bring your earplugs if you wanna get a good nights sleep. Overall highly recommendable! One of the better hostels I've stayed in lately!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

22 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly, cool atmosphere, proximity to Taksim.

Disliked: Nothing.

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

16 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing location, really helpful, friendly staff - especially Ahmet! Big rooms with secure lockers. Great value for money.Would definitely stay here again if I ever go back to Istanbul!

Disliked: Loved everything!

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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Daniel McGreevy

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

14 January 2013 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, best staff ever, and very friendly people who travel through.

Disliked: no elevator