Stray Cat Hostel

Mebusan Yokusu SK. NO 35 Cihangir, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey, Distance from city centre: 2.5km
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Rating: 90%from 4 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 85%Value for money
  • 85%Facilities
Simple. Laid Back. Clean. Comfortable. Affordable.

500 meter from Istanbul city center Taksim Square,100 meter far from the sea coast , 15 minutes tram ride to Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi palace.

All rooms are fully air conditioned, bedding, and breakfast is included , free tea and coffee all day long, 24 hours heating and hot water is avaialable. 24 hours reception. Safety boxes in reception area.

There are numerous discount supermarkets, local restaurants, and liquor stores within a minute's walk in every direction.

we are pleased to offer you:

- Free All You Can Eat Breakfast
- Free Endless Tea, Coffee & Mineral Water all day long
- Free WiFi connection
- Free City Maps with Istanbul Highlights
- Free Night Stay For Artistic Travelers who want make a performance or paint at the hostel


Please note that although we are a very social hostel with an artistic vibe, which different paintings made by different guests and artists, Stray Cat Hostel is not a hard party hostel. we do not serve alcohol in our property , it is possible to drink in common areas your own drinks , you can buy from several liqour shops around hostel in 2 minutes walking distance.

We offer free night stay to artistic travelers would like to make a paint or performance in hostel . Please contact with us before arrival with e mail to be able to arrange the details of mentioned free night stay .

* We have 3 kittens in Stray Cat, so please take note if it is something not proper for u.

* We do not tolerate any kind of behavior that consists of racial, religious,ethnic and sexual discrimination and we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who falls under these categories.

Check Out - 11.00
Check In - 14:00



Please note: We only accept international travelers to make reservation with us. If you cannot produce an international passport, ID, or flight information, we cannot accept your reservation and your deposit will not be refunded.
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
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hot Showers
  • Linen Included
  • No Curfew
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

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.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Please have in mind that we can only accept international travellers to make reservation with us. 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 with us before arrival with e mail to be able to arrange the details of mentioned free night stay for artistic travellers to make an art or performance in hostel.

We have strict age limit regulation for dormitory rooms, older than 35 years cannot book the dormitory beds, in case of booking deposit is not refundable and booking is not admitted.

Please note that we are a very social hostel but not a hard party one. we do not serve alcohol in our property just it is possible to drink in common areas your own drinks , you can buy from several liqour shops around hostel in 2 minutes walking distance

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Arrivals From Ataturk Airport

From Ataturk Airport the easiest way to get to the Stray Cat Hostel is to take the Havatas bus from the exit of the arrival terminal directly to Taksim Square which departs every half an hour . When you arrive to Taksim Sqaure go West down Taki Zafer Cd. Street, at the very beginning of that street there is a steep road going down named Osmanli Sokak ( this alley is before The Marmara Hotel and just before one central Starbucks Coffee Shop , it is a small hill going down ). Go Down from that hill just 100 - 150 meter and turn right , and then turn to left and continue to walk down Kazanci Yokusu Alley , The Stray Cat is 500 meter down that road on your right hand side in a green building with 6 floors. Across us u wıll see a buffet called Tarcın Bufe. The journey takes around 25 minutes from the airport to Taksim Square (downtown) and costs 11 Turkish Liras (also payable as 4 - 5 Euros).

Another way to reach us is via metro and tram

The Metro is easiest from Ataturk Airport to reach us and cheapest ,

1. Take the metro to Aksaray
2. Change in Zeytinburnu to the tram in the direction of Kabatas
3. Get off at the Findikli station (this is one station before the terminal station, Kabatas)
4. At Findikli tram station pass across the street and walk up to Mebusan Yokusu, 150 meters up hill you will find us across 50 meter from the supermarket SOK , across to Tarcın Bufe a light green 6 floor building on your left hand side.

The other way is to use a taxi from airport:

Taxis to Stray Cat from airport Ataturk area cost about 50 - 60 liras (18 20 Euros).


Arrivals from Sabiha Gokcen airport

From Sabiha Gkcen it is easiest to take the Havatas company shuttle busses (which leaves also at night) from the exit of the arrival terminal. The journey takes around 45-60 min. and costs 14 Turkish Liras (if you do not have Turkish Liras yet, you can pay also with 5 - 6 Euros).

When you arrive to Taksim Square go West down Taki Zafer Cd. Street, at the very beginning of that street there is a steep road going down named Osmanli Sokak ( this alley is before The Marmara Hotel and just before one central Starbucks Coffee Shop , it is a small hill going down ). Go Down from that hill just 100 - 150 meter and turn right , and then turn to left and continue to walk down Kazanci Yokusu Alley , The Stray Cat is 500 own that road on your right hand side in a light green building with 6 floors. across a buffet called Tarcın Bufe.

From the Bus Station:

The Metro is very easy to find,
1. Take the metro in the direction of Aksaray
2. Change in Aksaray to the tram in the direction of Kabatas
3. Get off at the Findikli station (one stop before the terminal station Kabatas)
4. From Findikli tram station, pass across the street and walk up to Mebusan Yokusu, 150 meters uphill we are across 100 meter from the supermarket SOK, across a buffet called Tarcın Bufe, in a light green 6 floor building on your left hand side.

From Train Station:

Take the tram towards Kabatas
Get off at the Findikli station (one station before the Kabatas terminal station)
From the Findikli Tram station cross the street walk and walk up to Mebusan Yokusu 150 mete rs uphill you will find us 100 meter across from the supermarket SOK across a buffet called Tarcın Bufe, in a green 6 floor building on your left hand side.

In any case, you have our address and phones written down. Print them and keep them with you:

Mebusan Yokusu No 35 Post Code 34433 Findikli Beyoglu Istanbul

00902122939103

Located Near

City Center
Clubs Bars Areas of City
Tram Ferrie and metro stations for Princess Islands, Bophorus Tours, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sofia Areas
Sea Coast, Bosphorus
Istanbul Modern Art Museum
Dolmabahce Museum
Taksim
Istiklal Street

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