Best Istanbul hostels

Top tips for finding the perfect Istanbul hostel

  • For Istanbul hostels, travelers will save with the cost of their hostel over traditional hotels, and the locations are often in central spots to the city. The Windrose Hostel is a good choice, as Taksim Square is a short 3-min walk from the hostel. This Istanbul hostel offers laundry facilities, room service, as well as a bar and lounge. Hostels are perfect for students traveling the area, as many students utilize hostels while studying abroad. Travelers are likely to meet other students so it’s a great way to socialize while visiting another country. There are also secure electronic door systems for safe stays.
  • Istanbul hostels are perfect for solo travelers. Since some are traveling alone, sharing a room is not an inconvenience and it will save money on their stay. Moda Hostel is an excellent choice, and it offers a kitchenette with everything you need to prepare meals. Located in Kadikoy, shops and other venues are just minutes away. Carsi Station is a 2-min walk so it makes for easy access to get around other parts of town. For those wanting to eat in, the hostel offers a continental breakfast daily. Staying at Istanbul hostels is an excellent way for solo travelers to meet other people.
  • For Istanbul hostels that are in convenient locations, Stay Inn Taksim Hostel is one to consider. Taksim Square and Istiklal Street are within walking distance to the hostel, and there are dozens of restaurants and shops along the way. For easy access from the airport, Istanbul (IST) is approximately a 32-min drive, and the Taksim station is a 12-minute walk, making it easy to arrive and depart. The hostel features a rooftop terrace and tour ticket assistance right at the front desk. Travelers will find the staff is well-traveled and knowledgeable of the area, and they can offer other traveling advice.

Where to stay in Istanbul?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Istanbul by showing you the exact location of each hostel.