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Best Istanbul hostels

Most recommended Istanbul hostels

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Cheers Midtown Hostel - Istanbul - Bedroom
Cheers Midtown Hostel
7.8 Good
European SideR728+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Veni Vidi Dormi - Istanbul - Kitchen
Veni Vidi Dormi
Asian SideR594+
Free Wi-Fi
Sultan Hostel & Guesthouse
8 Very Good
European SideR843+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Chillout Lya Hostel & Lounge
7.6 Good
European SideR601+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Nobel Hostel Guesthouse
6.1 Okay
European SideR1 131+
R1 131+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Second Home Hostel
8.8 Very Good
European SideR1 298+
R1 298+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Stanpoli Hostel
9 Wonderful
European SideR1 522+
R1 522+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul
8.8 Very Good
European SideR1 349+
R1 349+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Room Hostel Moda
Asian SideR326+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Chambers Of The Boheme
8.3 Very Good
European SideR1 035+
R1 035+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hush Hostel Lounge
8.2 Very Good
Asian SideR1 315+
R1 315+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Istanbul Harmony Hostel
7.3 Good
European SideR1 111+
R1 111+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Know Hostel
European SideR2 665+
R2 665+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Antique Hostel & Guesthouse
8.2 Very Good
European SideR623+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Big Apple Hotel
8 Very Good
European SideR1 401+
R1 401+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Cheers Hostel
8.9 Very Good
European SideR1 959+
R1 959+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Istanbul hostels near the city centre

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Levanten Hostel - Istanbul - Bedroom
Levanten Hostel
6 Okay
European SideR592+
Stay Inn Taksim Hostel - Istanbul - Bedroom
Stay Inn Taksim Hostel
8 Very Good
European SideR585+

How much is a Istanbul hostel?

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Top tips for finding Istanbul hostel deals

  • Istanbul hostels have a lot to offer with some hostels having many great on-site amenities. One such hostel that has many facilities for you to enjoy is Yolohostel. This hostel is around a 3-min drive from Bagdat Avenue and just 5-min from Maiden’s Tower. Yolohostel has a variety of room types, from single rooms to larger, shared rooms. Some amenities you can find at Yolohostel are a coffee shop, laundry facilities, an outdoor area with a grill, a garden, a kitchenette (depending on the room type), a snack bar, and spa facilities.
  • If you are looking to stay somewhere offering all-inclusive perks, many Istanbul hostels can accommodate you. A great hostel to stay at for this reason is Antique Hostel and Guesthouse. This hostel is within a 5-min walk of Arasta Bazaar, the Blue Mosque, and Sultanahmet Square. Some amenities that you can find at the hostel are towels, complimentary toiletries, slippers, complimentary breakfast, a coffee shop, laundry facilities and either a private or shared bathroom.
  • There are numerous Istanbul hostels that offer on-site bars and clubs. If you are looking for a hostel close to the party, one such hostel is Moda Hostel. This hostel is located within 1 mile (2 km) of Bagdat Avenue and Kadikow Port. Moda hostel is also close to public transit, within a 5-min walk of Carsi Station and Altiyol Station. Some amenities that make this hostel a fantastic choice for the party-goer are an on-site bar, nightclub, restaurant, a balcony, a game room, darts board, and available evening entertainment.
  • Stanpoli Hostel is a great hostel to stay at if you are looking for an adult-only hostel. Stanpoli Hostel is within a 10-min walk of the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Some amenities you can find at this hostel are a terrace area, laundry facilities, an airport shuttle (surcharge), a lounge area, a coffee shop, a bar, and a private or shared bathroom (depending on the room
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Istanbul, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Istanbul in June and December.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Istanbul if you stay on a Thursday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Monday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 12 days before your stay to get the best price for a Istanbul hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Istanbul found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R2 412, while the most expensive was R2 412.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Istanbul for 4 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Istanbul

  • What are the best hostels near İstiklal Caddesi?

    İstiklal Caddesi is a popular area in Istanbul and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Levanten Hostel or The Central House Istanbul Galata for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of İstiklal Caddesi.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Istanbul?

    Hostel prices in Istanbul can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Istanbul is R29 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R5 in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hostel in Istanbul for tonight?

    The best price a KAYAK user has found for a 3-star hostel in Istanbul in the last 3 hours was R10 and the lowest priced 4-star hostel was R5. The cheapest hostel found on KAYAK for tonight is R5.

  • How much is a hostel in Istanbul for this weekend?

    In the last 72 hours, KAYAK users have booked Istanbul hostel for this weekend for as low as R7. Users have also found 3 star hotels from R11 and 4-star plus hotels from R7.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Istanbul?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Istanbul is R29 compared to R137 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Istanbul?

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