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Best Istanbul hostels

Most recommended Istanbul hostels

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Puffin Hostel - Istanbul
Puffin Hostel
8 Very good
European Side216 ﷼+
216 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Avrasya Hostel - Istanbul
Avrasya Hostel
8.1 Very good
European Side231 ﷼+
231 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Cheers Midtown Hostel
7.8 Good
European Side166 ﷼+
166 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Piya Hostel
6.8 Okay
European Side120 ﷼+
120 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Veni Vidi Dormi - Hostel
Asian Side101 ﷼+
101 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Kevin's Hostel
7.2 Good
Asian Side131 ﷼+
131 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air Conditioning
Hostel Bahane
Asian Side58 ﷼+
58 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Chillout Lya Hostel & Lounge
7.7 Good
European Side123 ﷼+
123 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air Conditioning
Sultan Hostel & Guesthouse
7.9 Good
European Side155 ﷼+
155 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Second Home Hostel
8.8 Very good
European Side255 ﷼+
255 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air Conditioning
Stanpoli Hostel
9 Wonderful
European Side290 ﷼+
290 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Wabi Hostels
8.8 Very good
European Side239 ﷼+
239 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
The Room Hostel Moda
Asian Side64 ﷼+
64 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air Conditioning
Big Apple Hotel
8 Very good
European Side256 ﷼+
256 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Moda Hostel
8.3 Very good
Asian Side202 ﷼+
202 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Nobel Hostel Guesthouse
5.9 Fair
European Side135 ﷼+
135 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning

Istanbul hostels near the city center

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Levanten Hostel - Istanbul - Living room
Levanten Hostel
6.1 Okay
European Side127 ﷼+
127 ﷼+
nostalji hostel - Istanbul
nostalji hostel
5.9 Fair
European Side59 ﷼+
59 ﷼+

How much is a Istanbul hostel?

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Average price (weeknight)

104 ﷼

Average price (weekend night)

131 ﷼
Cheapest month to stay with an average 54% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 153% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

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 September and July.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Istanbul if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 40 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 293 ﷼, while the most expensive was 386 ﷼.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Istanbul for 7 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Istanbul

  • What are the best hostels near Taksim Square?

    Taksim Square is a popular area in Istanbul and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Levanten Hostel or Wabi Hostels for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Taksim Square.

  • 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 37 ﷼ but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as 7 ﷼ 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 10 ﷼ and the lowest priced 4-star hostel was 9 ﷼. The cheapest hostel found on KAYAK for tonight is 7 ﷼.

  • 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 8 ﷼. Users have also found 3 star hotels from 10 ﷼ and 4-star plus hotels from 8 ﷼.

  • 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 37 ﷼ compared to 125 ﷼ for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Istanbul?

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