All Hostels in Istambul

Welcome to your detailed guide for Istambul hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Istambul, Turquia. Compare prices for Istambul hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Istambul Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Istambul, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Istambul


(Terrace Yasar Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Istambul


(Cheers Hostel is the best rated)

Most Istambul hostels are located in

Sultanahmet - Old City, Beyoğlu/İstiklal - New City, Beyoglu

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Hostels in Istambul for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Istambul for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Istambul? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Istambul alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Istambul. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Istambul (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Istambul is also named and spelled İstanbul - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Istambul here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

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Tuzla Tuzla (36 Km / 22 mi.)
Yalova Yalova (48 Km / 30 mi.)
Mudanya Mudanya (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Golcuk Golcuk (90 Km / 56 mi.)
Bursa Bursa (91 Km / 57 mi.)

FAQ about Istambul Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Istambul. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Istambul. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Istambul Hostels

A hostel in Istambul costs on average $15 for a dorm. A hostel in Istambul with private rooms costs on average $56. shows all 91 Hostels in Istambul. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Yolo Hostel Kadıkoy is the best hostel in Istambul for families. compares prices for 91 hostels in Istambul, Turquia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Istambul such as

  • 175 hotels
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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Istambul.

Cheers Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Istambul.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Istambul - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Istambul

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Istambul and Turquia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Istambul