Galata West

Bereketzade Mah. Okcu Musa Cad, Savcibey Cikmazi Number:3, Galata/ Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey, Distance from city centre: 1km

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Rating: 63%from 3 reviews

  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 66%Staff
  • 66%Security
  • 46%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 53%Value for money
  • 53%Facilities
Galata West Hostel is located in the heart of Istanbul just next to the Galata Tower, between the entertainment and nightlife center Taksim and the old city center Sultanahmet. Our hostel is central, cheap and comfortable. We are pleased to welcome all backpackers, travelers, hikers and bikers.
We have improved our hostel with regular renovations since we opened 5 years ago, all to make our guests feel as satisfıed as possible and keep the hostel up to date.

We have a rooftop terrace with a unique view over the Galata Tower on one hand and Saint Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Beyazit Tower and the Golden Horn on the other hand. On the 82 cm LCD TV you can watch all kinds of international channels, sports events, DVD movies and play PlayStation games.
FACILITIES
Free Breakfast between 8:30-10:00
Free Coffee and Tea
Free Internet Access (WI-FI)
Free PC use
Clean and fresh Sheets, Pillow and Blanket cases
24 hours Reception
24 hours Hot Water
Fully equipped Guest Kitchen
Washing Machine/Dryer
Terrace Cafe
Free Safe Deposit Box
Free Airport Transfer for Groups
City and Travel Information
ROOMS
Our capacity is 42 beds:
3 x Double Private Ensuite (private shower and toilet)
3 x Double Private Room with shared bathroom
2 x 2 Bed Private Room with shared bathroom
1 x 4 Bed Female Dorm with shared bathroom
4 x 4 Bed Mixed Dorm with shared bathroom
1 x 6 Bed Mixed Dorm with shared bathroom
CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT
Check in: 12:00 a.m.
Check out: 10:00 a.m.
Please contact us regarding your arrival time.
PAYMENT and CANCELLATION POLICY

We accept both cash and credit card upon arrival for payment of balance. -%3 service charge will be added to the bill when using credit cards-
Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 48 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions. In the event of a no-show, the total of the first night's accommodation will be charged to your credit card. If you cancel any individual night of your reservation, then the deposit for that night will not be refunded or transferred.

Check in: 12:00 a.m.
Check out: 10:00 a.m.

Cash Only upon arrival for payment of balance
We only accept reservations from international travelers . If you cannot present an international passport, ID, or flight information, we cannot accept your reservation and your deposit will not be refunded.
Please contact us regarding your arrival time.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • ATM
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Included
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • PLAYSTATION
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 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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DIRECTIONS FROM ATATURK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Take a metro from Airport in the direction of Aksaray.

Get off the metro at Zeytinburnu. (Zeytinburnu is the interchange station to tram line)

Take the tram from Zeytinburnu in the direction of Kabatas

Get off the tram at Karakoy.

From Karakoy station it is just a little walk to the hostel. From the tram station walk up through the Kemeralti street and turn left to Bankalar Street. This is a street where mainly capital banks are. Continue until you get to the split where there are two streets called Sair Ziya Pasa and Okcu Musa. Take the street Okcu Musa, which is on your left. Continue up this road, you will see that it will go uphill. After the mosque, you will see on your right there is a small dead end road, where you will see a neon light which says GALATA WEST. There is a door to enter the hostel. If you arrive during the night the door will be closed. Just ring the bell and we will open it for you.

DIRECTIONS FROM SABIHA GOKCEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND TAKSIM

Take a Havatas Private Shuttle Bus from the airport.

Get off the bus at the last stop, Taksim Square.

Take a metro from Taksim Square to Sishane.

After get off the metro at Sishane, walk through the direction of Kasimpasa and use the Refik Saydam Caddesi exit to get out. From there it is just a little walk to the hostel. Walk down through the Refik Saydam street until you get to the split where there are two streets called Buyuk Hendek and Okcu Musa. Take the street Okcu Musa, which is on your right. Continue on this road, you will see that it will go downhill. On the second left you will see there is a small dead end road, where you will see a neon light which says GALATA WEST. There is a door to enter the hostel. If you arrive during the night the door will be closed. Just ring the bell and we will open it for you.

From Taksim Square walking is also an another option. It will take 30 minto get our hostelfromTaksim Sqaure by walking. You can walk through the Istiklal Street all the way.

Or take a taxi from Taksim Square to our hostel.

SECOND WAY TO COME TO GALATA WEST HOSTEL FROM SABIHA GOKCEN AIRPORT

Take the bus E10 from the airport.

Get off the bus at the last stop, Kadikoy.

Take a ferry from Kadikoy to Karakoy.

From Karakoy station it is just a little walk to the hostel. From the ferry station walk up through the Kemeralti street and turn left to Bankalar Street. This is a street where mainly capital banks are. Continue until you get to the split where there are two streets called Sair Ziya Pasa and Okcu Musa. Take the street Okcu Musa, which is on your left. Continue up this road, you will see that it will go uphill. After the mosque, you will see on your right there is a small dead end road, where you will see a neon light which says GALATA WEST. There is a door to enter the hostel. If you arrive during the night the door will be closed. Just ring the bell and we will open it for you.

Located Near

- 2 min. walk to Galata Tower
- 10 min. walk to Istiklal Street
- 15 min. walk to Taksim Square

Public Transportation:

- 4 min. walk to Sishane Metro Station
- 10 min. walk to Karaköy Tram St ation
- 5 min. walk to Bus Station
- 10 min. ride by tram to Blue Mosque,
Saint Sophia and Yerebatan Sistern

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