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When to book a hostel in Istanbul
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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 August and March.
Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Istanbul if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Istanbul hostel.
FAQs when booking a hostel in Istanbul
Sultanahmet Meydani is a popular area in Istanbul and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Piya Hostel or Antique Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Sultanahmet Meydani.
Hostel prices in Istanbul can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Istanbul is R42 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R8 in the last 3 days.
The best price a KAYAK user has found for a 3-star hostel in Istanbul in the last 3 hours was R11 and the lowest priced 4-star hostel was R8. The cheapest hostel found on KAYAK for tonight is R8.
In the last 72 hours, KAYAK users have booked Istanbul hostel for this weekend for as low as R9. Users have also found 3 star hotels from R11 and 4-star plus hotels from R9.
The average price for a night in a hostel in Istanbul is R42 compared to R127 for a night in a hotel.
Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Istanbul. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Where to find the best hostels in Istanbul?
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