Istanbul hostel options feature simple, practical living conditions. All hostels have this trait, you'd say. The ones you will find in Istanbul can be both modern and old-styled. Be picky and get rooms with view of Bosphorus. Live right in the heart of Sultanahmet with major tourist attractions or select Taksim to be minutes away from Istanbul nightlife.
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Hostels below are top choice of most travelers.
Book Stanpoli Hotel From 27,80 USD
Stanpoli Hotel is located near major touristic sites in Sultanahmet. Stay in spacious modern rooms to be minutes away from Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern. Have breakfast or just sit in a terrace overlooking Sea of Marmara. Enjoy free WiFi.
Location: Kucukayasofya neighborhood, Yegen Street No:5 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
Book Istanbul Hostel From 11.68 USD
Istanbul Hostel is an affordable accommodation in a perfect location with a rooftop restaurant. Enjoy comfortable beds and modest breakfast with view of the city. You will stay right behind the Blue Mosque. Walk to Hagia Sophia located nearby, Basilica Cistern and Topkapi Palace. Take a tram to go to other tourist attractions. Enjoy free WiFi.
Location: Kutlu Gun Street No: 35, Sultanahmet, Istanbul.
Book Sultan Hostel From 11,68 USD
Stay in Sultan Hostel to be in the heart of Istanbul attractions as well as cafes, restaurants and metro line. You will be minutes away from the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern and Topkapi Palace. Take advantage of the big screen TV on the premises of this Istanbul hostel to watch sport events and movies. Be quick to book rooms with a bathroom or be ready to share one. Enjoy breakfast included in the price and free WiFi.
Location: Akbiyik Avenue 21, Sultanahmet, Istanbul
Book Naz Wooden House Inn From 23,33 USD
Naz Wooden House Inn is renovated Ottoman house with traditional decor and wooden elements. Select from modern or old-style rooms. Enjoy your own bathroom and cable TV. Have your morning breakfast in a terrace overlooking sea and Asian shore of Istanbul. You will be 3 minutes away from Arasta Bazaar and within 10 minutes by foot from major attractions if you stay in this Istanbul hostel. Take advantage of the airport transfer they offer. Enjoy free WiFi.
Location: Yeni Akbiyik Degirmeni Street No:7, Sultanahmet, Istanbul
Book Big Apple Hostel From 17,48 USD
Stay in Big Apple to be minutes away from major Istanbul attractions in Sultanahmet. Be part of young and dynamic community that this hostel hosts in its simple comfortable rooms. Stay fro BBQ parties and get 50% off bar crawl nights in Taksim. Enjoy your breakfast overlooking Marmara Sea at a terrace. Free WiFi available.
Location: Akbiyik Avenue, Bayramfirin Street No:12, Sultanahmet, Istanbul
Book Mansion by Cheers From 16,99 USD
Mansion by Cheers is Sultanahmet's jewel located 6 minutes away from Topkapi Palace and overlooking the waters of Bosphorus. Stay in 18th century mansion with newly renovated rooms. Enjoy the authentic Turkish elements in the decor. All rooms of this Istanbul hostel have showers and toilets. Hurry to book a room with Turkish bath and a balcony. Enjoy your Turkish breakfast at this luxurious mansion in Istanbul.
Location: Cakurtaran neighborhood, Ahirkapi Street No: 25, Istanbul
Book Avrasya Hostel From 11,58 USD
Avrasya Hostel has a location in Sultanahmet you can not beat. Be right by the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. All rooms are air-conditioned and have wooden floor. Colorful carpets give the rooms additional Turkish look. Enjoy your Turkish breakfast in the terrace and relax at the hostel's rooftop bar and restaurant with sea view. Notify the staff if you would like transfer to/from Ataturk International Airport. Enjoy free WiFi.
Location: Cankurtaran neighborhood, Seyit Hasan Street No:12, Sultanahmet, Istanbul
Book Levanten Hostel From 12.84 USD
Levanten Hostel is 5 minutes away from Taksim square and metro. Enjoy your stay at cozy artfully designed rooms. Walk to Taksim's nightlife, shopping on Istiklal Avenue and a longer walk to Galata Tower. Hop on a nostalgic tram or a metro to go to Sultanahmet or elsewhere . Eat breakfast at any of the many great cafes and restaurants in the area. Be prepared to share bathrooms. Enjoy free WiFi.
Location: Cihangir neighborhood, Purtelas street No:42 Beyoglu, Istanbul.
Book Stray Cat Hostel From 14,01 USD
(!) stay for free if you are an artist and would like to make artistic input
Stay in Stray Cat Hostel and be 2 minutes away from Findikli metro stop, 10 minutes away from Taksim Square and 15 minutes by foot from Dolmabahce Palace. Relax on comfortable beds. Eat all-you-can-eat breakfast and enjoy free beverages during the day. Find and play with the three cats that the hostel accommodates in common areas. Enjoy free WiFi.
Location: Mebusan Yokusu No: 35, Findikli, Taksim, Istanbul
Book World House Istanbul From 14,01 USD
World House Istanbul is a comfortable accommodation in a historical stone building within 2 minutes from Galata Tower, nearby Istiklal Avenue and a Sishane metro stop. Sip a drink at the hostel's terrace overlooking the Galata Tower. All rooms are air-conditioned. Refresh with home-made lemonade, freshly brewed coffee with a piece of pie at their cafe. Be prepared to share showers. Laundromat is available at additional cost. Enjoy free WiFi and a rooftop terrace.
Location: Sahkulu neighborhood, Galip Dede Avenue No:85, Beyoglu, Istanbul
Book Bada Bing Hostel Istanbul From 11,58 USD
Bada Bing Hostel Istanbul is 6 minutes away from Jewish Museum and Istanbul Modern museum, 7 minutes away from Karakoy metro stop and 11 minutes by foot from Galata Tower. Pick private or a dorm room with shared facilities. Cook your own food in the kitchen if you like. All rooms are air-conditioned and have free WiFi.
Location: Kemeralti Avenue, Arapoglan Serce Street No: 6, Karakoy, Beyoglu, Istanbul
Book InnJoy Istanbul hostel From 11,58 USD
Stay in InnJoy to be 3 minutes away from Istiklal Avenue in Taksim. Enjoy your Turkish breakfast in a rooftop terrace and free tea and coffee throughout the day. Make use of kitchen and laundry facilities on the premises. Let them know if you would like an airport transfer. Enjoy free WiFi.
Location: Katip Celebi neighborhood, Mucadele Cikmazi No:5, Istanbul
Book Taksim Sopha So Good From 23,16 USD
Taksim Sopha So Good is a non-smokers only hostel with newly rennovated rooms. You will be 5 minutes away from Taksim's Istiklal Avenue, nightlife, restaurants and public transportation. Enjoy common areas, kitchen and the authentic neighborhood with shops and cafes. Free WiFi available.
Location: 12 Yadigar Street, Kuloglu neighborhood, Istanbul
Book BellaVista Hostel Beyoglu From 9,27 USD
Stay in BellaVista and get to Taksim Square in 3 minutes. Rooms have modern design and accommodate from 2 to 10 guests per room. Select from rooms with shared or en suite bathrooms. Try BellVista Cafe and Restaurant which offers Turkish cuisine including vegetarian dishes. Get social with other travelers in a cozy terrace. Be part of jam sessions and movie parties. Enjoy free WiFi.
Location: Bulbul neighborhood, Turan Avenue No:50, Beyoglu, Istanbul