Bada Bing Hostel Istanbul

Kemeralti Caddesi, Arapoglan, Serce Sokagi no 6, Karakoy, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey, Distance from city centre: 1.3km
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Rating: 90%from 14 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 94%Security
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 94%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 90%Facilities
All of our private rooms and dorm rooms are air conditioned!

Wherever you choose to go on a given day, your journey will start in the heart of istanbul.

We have a cool rooftop which has indoor and outdoor space. You can chill out there and have fun with other travellers. And also we serve wide range of Breakfast.

Istanbul is a thriving city of 15 million and sprawling. Each of the dozens of neighbourhoods have their own character and vibe. Galata, the neighbourhood that bada bing calls home, is an up-and-coming area that gives travellers the best of both worlds: reasonable prices and a central location that inspires effortless travel to Istanbul's most worthy destinations.

Bada bing's strategic locale is within walking distance of the real, modern, buzzing district of taksim, and the awe-inspiring historical district of sultanahmet. But if you want to sleep away from the overwhelm of taksim's nightlife and sultanahmet's hiked-up tourist prices, bada bing's neighborhood is right for you.

Bathrooms with enough toilets and showers are on every floor. Showers are in separate cabins that lock from the inside; a partition keeps your clothes and towel dry while you lather up. Personal storage lockers are under every bunk.

The private rooms are furnished with reading lights, a wardrobe, safety-deposit box, and makeup / study desk.

Bada bing is located:
- 50 metres to a pharmacy
- 150 meters to the tram stop and supermarket
- a 2 minute walk to the karakoy ferry port on the bosporus, the Istanbul museum of modern art, the best baklava in Istanbul and the tophane water pipe cafes (a local hang-out).
- a 3 minute walk to galata bridge, fish restaurants on the golden horn and bosporus in addition to the epic street vendors that grill the fish right there in front of you
- a 5 minute tram ride or 20 minute walk to the historical district, sultanahmet
- a 7 minute walk to galata tower, istiklal street, dolmabahce palace, inonu football stadium, the legendary spice bazaar and kabatas ferry port that will take you to the princes' isles
- a 10 minute walk from the art galleries, bars, restaurants and clubs in taksim
- a 10 minute ferry ride from the open-air markets and antique shops on the Asian side

Free stuff;
Free and decent WI-fi in rooms + lounge
Free computer usage
Free luggage storage
Free maps and info on arrival
Free sheets, pillow cases and blankets
Free use of the kitchen
Free lockers in the rooms
Free hot shower 24 hours

Great bada bing events !!
Barbecue party it's time to chill let's fire up the grill!

Got guts? Culinary tour by volkan

Pub crawl it's time to let lose !

Happy hour time

Night club night ( free entrance )

Free walking tour

Please note:
Check in is after 3pm.
Check out by 11am.

We are sorry but we do not accept guests under 17 years of age or over 50.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Istanbul.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Currency exchange
  • DVDs
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Check out time: 11 am
Check in time: 3 pm or earlier if the space is available & ready

No guests under 17 years of age or over 50.

You must cancel at least 2 days in advance to receive a refund. If you cancel with less than 48 hours of notice, you will be charged for one night of your original reservation.

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From Ataturk Airport:» Take the Metro to Zeytinburnu station and transfer to T1 tram. (The tram runs from 06.00 in the morning till 23.55 at night). Ride the tram to Tophane, on the way to Kabatas. Please see bolow for the directions from Tophane tram stop.
If you are too late to catch the metro, then you should take the “Havatas” * shuttle bus to “Taksim Square” Please see the directions below from Taksim square.
*(Havatas bus does not run between 01.00 and 04.00)

From Sabiha Gokcen Airport: » Take the 'Havatas' shuttle bus to “Kadikoy” Bus trip will take 30 to 45 minutes. You will find a ferry port at the end of your bus trip. Take the ferry* to “Karakoy” We are only a few minutes walk from Karakoy ferry port. Please see the attached jpg maps for the directions from the ferry port.

*(Ferry runs until 23.00!)

If you are too late to catch the ferry, then you should take the “Havatas” * shuttle bus to “Taksim Square” Please see the directions below from Taksim square.
*(Havatas bus does not run between 01.00 and 04.00)

From Taksim Square:» If you arrive in Taksim Square before 23.30, you can take the subway shuttle (called the Füniküler) down to Kabatas and then T1 tram for two stops over to Tophane. (Please see the directions below from Tophane tram stop) If you decide to take a taxi from taksim square, DO NOT take any of the taxies waiting by the buses! Just walk for a few minutes to the main road and take one from the main road, and make sure they turn the meter on!

It will take you about 30 minutes if you wish to walk from Taksim Square to Bada Bing! If you want to do so, Find Istiklal Ave. by Taksim Square. (Istiklal Caddesi in Turkish) It’s a pedestrian-only shopping avenue with a nostalgic tram and Christmas lights on all year round! There is a Burger King right at the beginning of the avenue. Walk on Istiklal for about 500 meters until you get to a major intersection. You will see a statue made of pipes at the intersection. Turn left there and walk all the way down for about 700 meters till you get to Tophane tram stop! Turn right at Tophane tram stop and follow the directions below!

From Tophane tram stop to Bada Bing:»
We’re smack dab in the middle of the Karakoy and Tophane tram stops. It’s easiest to navigate the streets if you get off at Tophane, and, walk towards Karakoy stop (or Galata bridge ), on the street that has the tram line. Go about 300 meters. Turn left at the street called Arapoglan, where the HSBC Bank is. Then turn right immediately onto Serçe Street. Bada Bing is there!

Located Near

Bada Bing i about 50 meters to a pharmacy
… 150 meters to the Tophane tram stop and supermarket
… a 2-minute walk to the Karaky ferry port on the Bosporus, the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, the best baklava in Istanbul and the Tophane water pipe cafes a local hang-out
… a 3-minute walk to Galata Bridge, fish restaurants on the Golden Horn and Bosporus in addition to the epic street vendors that grill the fish right there in front of you
… a 5-minute tram ride to the historical district, Sultanahmet
… a 7-minute walk to Galata Tower, Istiklal Street, Dolmabahce Palace, Inonu football stadium, the legendary Spice Bazaar, and Kabatas ferry port that will take you to the Princes’ Isles
… a 10-minute walk from the art galleries, bars, restaurants and clubs in Taksim
a 10-minute ferry ride from the open-air markets and antique shops on the Asian side

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