Mavi Guesthouse. The guesthouse is right in front of the hagia Sophia walls. This means that it is in the heart of Sultanahmet, the main tourist area of Istanbul, but with the advantage of being in a fairly quiet area and it has some cheap food shops nearby. The price per room varies slightly depending on whether you want a shared room, single or double, but the price is always around 8-12 euros per person per night. Turkish breakfast is always included (boiled egg, tomato, cucumber, cheese , honey, jam ...) The bathrooms are shared and most are fairly clean, and the hostel has internet charged that you pay for in euros (price almost standard across Turkey), it is possible to hire buses to almost anywhere in Turkey and one with community television.