Istiklal Apart Hotel is a branch of Old City Esma Hostel which both are in the heart of Old City Sultanahmet. You can see Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque from our terrace and go to Grand Bazaar, Basilica Cistern, Topkapı Palace by 2 minutes of walk. We have the best location in Sultanahmet.
As an Istiklal Apart Hotel, we offer you 2 types of rooms which are Deluxe Studio (Max. 4 people) and Deluxe Sea View (Max. 2 people). All rooms have Air Conditioners (A/C), microwaves, refrigerator, satellite TV and private bathrooms and self catering kitchens. Together with that, we also offer a free WI-FI everywhere in the building and breakfast at our terrace. We also set up a terrace bar where you can have your meals and use it anytime during a day.
While you are in Istanbul, our staff will try their best to help you about the places to see, shopping, best restaurants for dinner and etc. You can get help whenever you need since we have 24/7 reception desk.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Terrace
- Safety Deposit Box
- Shuttle Bus
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis 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.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Our reception is open 24/7 in a day for our guests.
We also offer a print out service any time if you need to print out.
If you need a private pickup service, just let us know your flight details.
Cancellation policy: 24h advance notice
Late cancellation or noshow – one night charge
Payment upon arrival by cash and credit cards
Check in from 12.00
Check out before 11.00
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From Ataturk Airport
Take the metro from the ground level of the airport. Take the M1 line to Zeytinburnu station. Change here for the tram (T1 line) towards Kabataş and get off at Sultanahmet Station. Once off the tram head right and walk approximately 50 metres up the street. We are just next to sturbuck's coffe and faros hotel under our bulding thereis a ali usta dessert shop reception at the terrace of our bulding.
From Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Havataş bus company operate shuttle buses to Taksim. Get off at Taksim square. Enter the subway and go to the F1 line to Kabataş (there ıs only one stop). Exit the subway then take the tram to Sultanahmet Station. Once off the tram head right and walk approximately 50 metres up the street. We are 3 doors up from McDonalds.
We can also organise a pick up service from both airports. Email us with your flight details and a driver will greet you at the gate. The cost is 25 euro from Ataturk Airport and 50 euro from Sabiha Gokcen Airport.
From Otogar (Coach Station)
Most bus companies offer a shuttle service from the Otogar. Take a shuttle to Aksaray and then take the tram (T1) towards Kabataş. Get off the tram at Sultanahmet Station. Once off the tram head right and walk approximately 50 metres up the street. We are 3 doors up from McDonalds.
From Sirkeci Traın Station
Take the tram (T1) towards Bağcilar. Get off the tram at Sultanahmet Station. Once off the tram head right and walk approximately 50 metres up the street. We are 3 doors up from McDonalds.
Located in the heart of Istanbul, Istiklal Hostel is the perfect location to rest after a day of sightseeing.
We are located within minutes from Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, Basilicar Cisterns and Topkapı Palace.
The ferry port is just a short walk or tram ride away for those wanting to explore the Bosphorus and the Asian side of Istanbul. If you want to experience the booming night life of Istanbul Taksim is just 10 minutes away.