Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description


What you can expect during your stay

- All sheets are disinfected by washing at high temperature
- Face masks required for guests in public areas
- Face masks required for staff in public areas
- Floors marked for social distancing
- Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Staff required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Rooms are left vacant for at least 24 hours without taking new guests



Big Apple Hostel has just renovated and redecorated.
All rooms are fully air-conditioned with free Wi Fi, 24 hours heating and hot water!
In dorms, each bed has a curtain for your privacy.

Big Apple Hostel & Hotel is located in the old city of Istanbul and only a few minutes from the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Historical Turkish Baths, 10 minutes to Grand Bazaar and 10 minutes drive from Taksim Square.

Big Apple Hostel is youthful, high-style, and high-tech. Our rooms are simple, stylish, and inexpensive. We offer convenient accommodations for the hip and spendthrift traveler.

International travelers and domestic travelers looking for modern, upscale accommodations on a budget will appreciate our variety of room types and options. Depending on lifestyle and budget, guests can choose a bed in 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite, 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite, 6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite, 6 Bed Male Dorm Ensuite and 14 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite or Private Double/Twin Room Ensuite, Private Triple Room Ensuite and Private Family Room Ensuite.

Private rooms with private baths, wide screen TV with DVD player, air-conditioner, complimentary wireless Internet, and hair dryers.Shared rooms with bathrooms inside of them moreover there is common shower and bathroom located on the same floor. All shared rooms have air-conditioners, storage lockers under beds.

You can meet people from all around the world in our common area on the roof top terrace where is serving free breakfast and tea as well. You can sip your drinks with overlooking to Sea of Marmara.

Property will ask your CVV code in order to finalize your booking.

We have a free travel advisory and know just what you need to have the best holiday ever!

We have free internet access on several computers as well as free Wi Fi throughout our hostel

Check-in: 12:00 noon
Check-out: 11:00 am(You can keep your luggage for free before check in/after check out)
Cancellation Policy: 24 hours

Please do not trust Taxi driver. They might lie about prices and drive off without giving you change. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    11 Oct 2020
    The hostel looks like an hotel which is very good. The facilities they have is perfect, cleans, Ugur is very friendly and helpful. I'd love to go back to this hostel. And yeah the rooftop bar is amazing.
    Indonesia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    07 Oct 2020
    Had a fantastic night on my way to Asia, the hostel is located in by far the best location just round the corner from the blue mosque! Lad a t the reception was genuinely friendly and helpful, almost like visiting a relative. Definitely recommend staying here 10/10!
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    30 Sep 2020
    Very nice place. The location, staff and facilities are excellent. The price is insanely good value for money. Excellent walking distance to major landmarks, the bazaars, nice restaurants and the waterfront. Always going to stay here whenever I come to Istanbul! Thanks again
    Greece, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    21 Sep 2020
    this is the best hostel for accomodation in Istanbul.It has really perfect location.It is too close Hagia Sofia .And also Big Apple hostel is always clean ,comfortable and safe .you can feel like you are in home when you stay there.Atmosphere is really can meet and have very nice friends in this hostel.Staff is really so kind and helpful .they are always smiling and also they often arrange very good organisation in night clubs.if you choose Big apple hostel,you will love it;)
    Turkey, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    17 Sep 2020
    It was nice to stay there. Specially Ugur is so kind person, always ready for help. Bed is comfortable. They have very nice terrace with a nice view. Definitely next time i will stay there again.
    Russia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    14 Mar 2020
    Amazing hostel. Good price, well located, comfortable rooms and the staff is very kind. They gave us a lot of tips and useful information. Thanks !
    Argentina, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    23 Sep 2020
    Terrific service provided, friendly on arrival, and did everything possible to ensure we had a good stay and knew all the Covid19 requirements/restrictions across the city. Looking forward to returning one day and will be back for sure!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    11 Mar 2020
    Thanks guys for a good days in the Big Apple. Staff, cleanliness, location! Will come back!
    Belarus, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    08 Oct 2020
    Very good place! The host is super nice and helpful. Very recommended. I would stay there again.
    Egypt, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    02 Mar 2020
    very good attention, nice hostel, complete, very good breakfast and good location
    Argentina, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Express check-in / out
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities


  • 2017

    1st, Country Winners Turkey

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Turkey

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