Antique Hostel

Kutlug�n Sokak No: 51, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, Distance from city centre: 1.9km
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Atique Hostel was amazing. It is located 2 minutes from the Blue Mosque, 10 minutes from the Bazar and really close... more...

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Rating: 90%from 3 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 86%Facilities
Hoscar Awards
No.1 hostel in Turkey 2007 - 2008
Worldwide top 10 in January 2007
Top Rated in 2007 - 2008 and 2009
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Antique Hostel has brand new antique style after construction! Maximum service lowest price.. Please check the new pictures.

Vision
Since we have been in this business our first idea is to welcome you with Turkish hospitality and present our culture to you.

General
Antique Hostel is next to Four Seasons Hotel and Blue House Hotel. There are two Antique named hotels in this area.This is the real and the famous one.Please be sure you have the correct address. Our hostel is located in the heart of Old Istanbul, Sultanahmet. We are only minutes away from the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern, Turkish Baths, the Grand Bazaar.

Private Rooms
Private bathroom, wireless connection, non-smoking, central heating, 24 hour hot water, air-conditioned, stalite TV (over 1000 channels), electronic safe-deposit box, iron and hair dryer and also some rooms have additional a nice view of Marmara Sea and Bosphorus.

Dorm Rooms
Four or six bed mixed dorm rooms with shared bathroom are located in basement, a brend new 4 bed dorm room with private bathroom and tv Satellite. All dorm rooms have air-condition, reading lights and security lockers (use your own padlock or buy from reception), wireless connection. Electronic Hygienic toilet seat covers, Anti-Bacterial foam dispensers, automatic air fresheners in shared restrooms. Iron and hair dryer for our guests.. We always try to keep the bathrooms clean and hygienic.


Party & Family Hostel
After very comfy sleep, share your travel stories with other travellers and plan your new day in Istanbul while you are having a rich open buffet breakfast with amazing sea view and sunrise. After long day have a dinner with music, meet new friends, use computers, read books from library, join bar activities, watch TV or you can just go to bed in your quiet room. Have a good sleep!.. :) By the way, Do you like party? We also have a club-bar, non-stop music and dance in good atmosphere near by the hostel which is the only open place till morning around here. Have fun!

Free Buffet Breakfast
Including white cheese, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, salami, eggs, butter, honey, jams, chocolate spread, cucumber, tomato, green and black olives, dried fruits, seasonal fruits, greens, potato salad, special pastries, french toast, french fries, corn flakes, musli, chocolate cereal, Turkish tea, apple tea, orange tea, coffee, milk and breads. Sea view at breakfast is bonus.

Travel Information
We have our own travel agency. You can have free information about all Turkey . Bus, flight tickets AND package trips to Cappadocia, Ephesus, Olympos etc...

Pick up service
Of course possible pick up service from Ataturk Istanbul airport (30) one way.From Sabiha Gokcen airport (60) one way. Please inform us for your flight details in advance.

Free Free Free
Open buffet breakfast
Internet Access (high speed)
Wi-Fi connection
Clean and fresh sheets, pillow, blanket.
Towel ( also dorm rooms )
City Map and travel information
Local Phone call
Safe-box Deposit
Security lockers
Backgammon,Chess, Scrabble,
Pictionary, Card Games
Adaptor, Charger -Converter
Luggage Room
Parking place for cars and bikes
Hairdryer for Hire
Iron/Ironing Board
Wake up service

Recommendations
Antique Hostel is currently listed by Lonely Planet, Petit Fut, Frommers, O Viajande, Let's Go, Rough guide also Lonely Planet, Turkey Travel Planner (TTP), Tripadvisor websites as well.

Payment
We receive payments at arrival. Turkish Lira, Euro, Usd and Gbp are acceptable only. There is no extra charge or commission of card payments. Paypal, Debit Card and Moneybookers bookings are confirmed bookings but you must confirm with the hostel directly 72 hours prior to arrival. If you do not do this then hostel is entitled to cancel the booking.

Check-in time is 13pm and check-out time is 10:30am. 7/24 reception. No curfew. Generator and water storage.

Plaese read more than 2200 customer comments then be the guest of our family :)

Hostel is protected by CCTV security cameras at all common places for 7/24.

Cancellation policy
Cancellations should be made at least 72 hours before, otherwise one night is charged to credit card.

''You will feel at home with us''

Cancellations should be made at the least 3 days before original arrival date, otherwise one night is charged to credit card..

Antique Hostel-Guesthouse is located in the heart of Old Istanbul-Sultanahmet. We are only minutes away from the

Hagia Sophia (150m)
Basilica Cistern (200m)
Archeology Museum (300m)
Mosaic Museum (100m)
Turkish & Islamic Art Museum (200m)
Turkish Handycraft Center (150m)
Topkapi Palace (250m)
Grand Bazaar (800m)
Spice Market (600m)
Galata Bridge (900m)
Blue Mosque (100m)
Galata Tower (1.5km)
Byzantine City Walls (100m)
Post Office (300m)
Sirkeci Railway Station (600m)
Eminonu Seaport (800m)
and more important points
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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FROM ATATURK AIRPORT (IST) TO ANTIQUE HOSTEL

PRIVATE SERVICE (30 minutes around)
Antique Hostel provides 7/24 pick up service for you from Atat�rk Airport (IST) to the hostel (30 euro - 65 km) one way. Price is per service, not per person. Please inform us about your flight number, airport name and arrival time in advance on online booking form or via e-mail. (Pick up service prices are for maximum 4 people, we organize private minibus service for bigger groups and is double price)

TAXI (40 minutes around)
There is Airport Taxi Station in front of the exit. There is counter in taxi and counts around 40TL if there is no traffic. If it waits in traffic then it will count more.

METRO & TRAM (1 hour around)
You can travel from Istanbul's Atat�rk Airport to Sultanahmet, completely by Metro & tram in about 1 hour for 4TL. (all day crowded) You arrive in the International Arrivals terminal, purchase your visa, pass through Immigration (passport) and Customs control. Exit the secure Customs area, turn right and walk to the end of the terminal watching for signs to the Metro. Stop along the way to get some Turkish Liras from currency exchange offices or cash machines (ATMs) in the Arrivals hall. You'll need some Turkish liras to buy your Metro and tram coins, or to pay for a taxi. Go down the escalator, through the sliding glass doors, turn right and follow the Hafif Metro/Light rail system signs along the broad underground concourse to the Havalimanı (Airport) Metro station on the left at the end. This concourse beneath the parking garage connects the Domestic and International terminals. Buy two Metro tokens (jeton) at the booth, the price is 2TL each. You'll need two tokens to travel from Atat�rk Airport to Sultanahmet. Pass through the turnstile, descend the escalator (or elevator) and board a Metro train for Aksaray, The Havalimanı (Airport) station is the end of this Metro line, so you can board any train�they all go to Aksaray. You can't get the wrong train. Get out at Zeytinburnu, the 6th stop. Exit the Metro train and purchase an Istanbulkart transit pass for all kind of public transportation (if your stay is more than 2 nights), or use another token to enter the tram turnstiles on the same platform. Look for trams marked Emin�n� or Kabataş (not Bağcılar) Board the tram to Emin�n� and/or Kabataş. Ride the tram eastbound to Sultanahmet, the 16th stop (the recorded station-stop announcement says� Blue Mosque/Sultanahmet� and get out. You'll be on Divan Yolu street at the northeastern end of the Hippodrome with the Blue Mosque clearly in view. Follow the tram line down (passing several restaurants on the left and the Information Office on the right) to the Intersection and traffic lights; cross over to the right and enter the courtyard between St. Sophia on your left and the Blue Mosque a little further on your right.Go all the way through the courtyard and turn to your right at the end. Take the first left at the taxi stop and follow the street all the way down passing the Four Seasons Hotel on the left ...walk down and then end of the street turn right you will see on the left Antique Hostel & Guesthouse sign. (RED establishment)
Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone.

FROM SABİHA G�K�EN AIRPORT (SAW) TO ANTIQUE HOSTEL
Transport between Sabiha G�k�en Airport and the center of Istanbul is by private pick up service, city bus, Havaş Airport Bus, taxi and car rental. The journey between Old Istanbul and the airport can take as little as 40 minutes under the best conditions (06:00 am on a weekend morning, for example), but at other times you must allow 60 to 90 minutes, and perhaps even more.

PRIVATE SERVICE (1 hour around)
Antique Hostel provides 7/24 pick up service for you from Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) to the hostel (60 euro - 65 km) one way. Price is per service, not per person. Please inform us about your flight number, airport name and arrival time in advance on online booking form or via e-mail. (Pick up service prices are for maximum 4 people, we organize private minibus service for bigger groups and is double price)

TAXI
The fare may be about 105TL to 120TL to Sultanahmet, but only 30TL to the coastal town of Pendik, where you can catch a train (banliy� treni) to Haydarpaşa, then a ferry to Karak�y and a tram to Sultanahmet. Tell the driver Pendik Tren İstasyonu.
You'll save money and you may save time by taking a taxi to an Asian-shore ferry dock (�sk�dar,Haydarpaşa, Kadık�y), then taking a ferry to the European shore.

CITY BUS (2,5 hours around)
The least expensive way to go between the airport and the city is by E-10 or E-9 city buses, which costs less than 3TL to go to the Kadık�y or Bostancı ferry docks (about one hour / 30 minutes). From Kadik�y, you can walk (10-15 minutes) north to nearby Haydarpaşa Railway Station. The E-10 also stops near the Harem intercity bus terminal, a good place to catch the ferry to dicetly Sirkeci which is just 5 minutes away from Sultanahmet by tram. (Ask the driver for Harem Otogar). The E-9 goes to Bostancı Ferry station and there are fast seabuses to Kabataş. (Seabus the Schedule: http://www.ido.com.tr/en/index.cfm?page=SubPage&kapsam=175&textid=3094&ln=EN) Take tram from Kabataş to Sultanahmet. There is only one tram line and Kabataş is the first station. You can not take the wrong one because all trams passes through Sultanahmet.
The E-10 city bus departs Sabiha G�k�en Airport about every 30 minutes throughout the day. From 21:00 (9 pm) to 06:00 am departures are more or less hourly (21:00, 22:00, 23:00, 24:00, 01:00, 02:00, 02:30, 03:30, 05:00, 06:00). The bus makes several stops in the town nearby, they goes on the E-5 highway to Kadık�y. Here's the full schedule: http://www.iett.gov.tr/en/ Ferries run from Kadık�y to Karak�y from 06:30 am to 00:00 (12 midnight) every 15 or 20 minutes during the morning and evening rush hours; from 20:00 (8 pm) to 00:00 (12 midnight), ferries depart Kadık�y for Karak�y every 30 minutes, on the hour and half hour, with the last ferry departing Kadik�y at 00:00 (12 midnight). Leave the bus at Kadık�y, say 'Emin�n� Feribot?' to anyone, and they'll point to the dock right next to the bus stops. Buy a jeton (token), or use an İstanbulkart, at the fare booths and board a erry across the Bosphorus for Emin�n�, then a tram or a taxi to Sultanahmet.
Follow the tram line down (passing several restaurants on the left and the Information Office on the right) to the Intersection and traffic lights; cross over to the right and enter the courtyard between St. Sophia on your left and the Blue Mosque a little further on your right. Go all the way through the courtyard and turn to your right at the end. Take the first left at the taxi stop and follow the street all the way down passing the Four Seasons Hotel on the left ...walk down and then end of the street turn right you will see on the left Antique Hostel & Guesthouse sign. (RED establishment)
Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone.

HAVAŞ AIRPORT BUS (1,5 hour around)
Havas airport buses serve most flights at Sabiha G�k�en Airport, taking you to all the way to Taksim Square in Beyoğlu on the European shore.Havaş buses are timed to the arrival of all flights, departing the airport 25 minutes after flight arrival time. Take Funicular Metro from Taksim to Kabataş (one line and one stop only) and tram from Kabataş to Sultanahmet. There is only one tram line and Kabataş is the first station. You can not take the wrong one because all trams passes through Sultanahmet. Follow the tram line down (passing several restaurants on the left and the Information Office on the right) to the Intersection and traffic lights; cross over to the right and enter the courtyard between St. Sophia on your left and the Blue Mosque a little further on your right.Go all the way through the courtyard and turn to your right at the end. Take the first left at the taxi stop and follow the street all the way down passing the Four Seasons Hotel on the left ...walk down and then end of the street turn right you will see on the left Antique Hostel & Guesthouse sign. (RED establishment)
Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone.

FROM BUS STATION � OTOGAR TO ANTIQUE HOSTEL (40 minutes around)
You'll need two tokens to travel from Esenler Otogar to Sultanahmet. You can easily see the board a Metro train for Aksaray, so you should be sure about the Aksaray way train�there are 2 ways. Get out at Aksaray, the 7th stop. Exit the Metro train and purchase an Istanbulkart transit pass for all kind of public transportation (if your stay is more than 2 nights), or use another token to enter Yusufpaşa tram stop turnstiles on the next (paralel) street. Look for trams marked Emin�n� or Kabataş (not Bağcılar) Board the tram to Emin�n� and/or Kabataş. Ride the tram eastbound to Sultanahmet, the 5th stop (the recorded station-stop announcement says � Blue Mosque/Sultanahmet� and get out. You'll be on Divan Yolu street at the northeastern end of the Hippodrome with the Blue Mosque clearly in view. Follow the tram line down (passing several restaurants on the left and the Information Office on the right) to the Intersection and traffic lights; cross over to the right and enter the courtyard between St. Sophia on your left and the Blue Mosque a little further on your right.Go all the way through the courtyard and turn to your right at the end. Take the first left at the taxi stop and follow the street all the way down passing the Four Seasons Hotel on the left ...walk down and then end of the street turn right you will see on the left Antique Hostel & Guesthouse sign. (RED establishment)
Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone.

FROM TRAIN STATION � SİRKECİ TO ANTIQUE HOSTEL (10 minutes around)
Take tram which goes to the left way at the main street in front of train station and 5 minutes after you will arrive Sultanahmet tram stop. (2nd stop) Follow the tram line down (passing several restaurants on the left and the Information Office on the right) to the Intersection and traffic lights; cross over to the right and enter the courtyard between St. Sophia on your left and the Blue Mosque a little further on your right.Go all the way through the courtyard and turn to your right at the end. Take the first left at the taxi stop and follow the street all the way down passing the Four Seasons Hotel on the left ...walk down and then end of the street turn right you will see on the left Antique Hostel & Guesthouse sign. (RED establishment)

Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone.

Located Near

Antique Hostel - Guesthouse is located in the heart of Old Istanbul-Sultanahmet. We are only minutes away from the

- Hagia Sophia (150m)
- Basilica Cistern (200m)
- Archeology Museum (300m)
- Mosaic Museum (100m)
- Turkish & Islamic Art Museum (200m)
- Turkish Handycraft Center (150m)
- Topkapi Palace (250m)
- Grand Bazaar (800m)
- Spice Market(600m)
- Galata Bridge (900m)
- Blue Mosque (100m)
- Galata Tower (1.5km)
- Byzantine City Walls (100m)
- Post Office (300m)
- Sirkeci Railway Station (600m)
- Eminonu Seaport (800m)

and more important points...

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