There's a laundry service (TL 10), book exchange and a wonderful café-bar on the ground and mezzanine floors.
Best of all is the welcome and the atmosphere, both warm and chilled.
In any event, if you don't trust us, trust your nose. Reliable Hot water and heater/ac in room (with an electronic temp remote) comfortable bed Strong reliable and sophisticated inroom Wi Fi internet access (each floor has a repeater for a good signal) The room I got had a great view of the Eceabat dock and the dardanelles! Enjoyable tour to Gallipoli & Troy organized by the hotel itself for a fair amount Towels provided Cons: None I can think of, hotel exceeded my expectations for the price paid the hotel is very easily located as it's right in front of the Eceabat ferry dock. There was a computer in the lobby that we could use for email (though I recall that we paid 1 TL for a 1/2 hour of use).
If you're coming by bus just get off and walk towards the dock and then look left, impossible to miss the building with the huge sign. Note, Canakkale ferries depart hourly, after midnight they are bi-hourly, costs 2 lira to get to the other side and takes 30 mins. The inside of the hotel is attractive, but our room was small and bare, with nothing to decorate the walls and nothing to put our suitcases on. If you just want a place to sleep at a very affordable rate, the Crowded House is a reasonable choice.
except if your going to visit the Gallipoli battlefields. though his accent might be hard for those whom english is not their first language. We left for the battlefields at 8am and were always ahead of the crowds. Car parking is tight but we found a free space within 50 meters of the hotel entrance. Hopefully the attached photo may assist orientation.LONELY PLANET 2011 Top choice - Hotel Crowded House (814 1565; Hüseyin Avni Sokak 4) Recommended by readers, this gem of a backpackers occupies a fourstorey building just off the main square.The 24 comfortable, spick-and-span rooms and three dormitories edge Crowded House towards ‘boutique backpacker’ territory, as do the ground-floor bar and mezzanine breakfast area.And I'm getting married this summer but we've had to postpone the honeymoon till the end of the year.It hasn't been decided but one thing's for sure - the place won't include any war sites.You can combine a battleship tour with a morning of snorkelling TL25, including transportation and equipment) in Suvla Bay, north of Anzac Cove, where there are more than 200 shipwrecks from the campaign LONELY PLANET 2009 Our pick - Hotel Crowded House (814 15 65; Huseyin Avni Sokak 4) Eceabat's newest caravanserai - named after the Antip Odeon band and not the state of the accommodation - is housed in a spanking-new four-storey building just a hop, skip and a stumble from the ferry.