Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

If you want to cancel your reservation, you need to do it 48 hours before the check in, otherwise the first night will be charged

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled 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

Istanbul Harmony Hostel is one of the SAFEST hostels in Istanbul because our entrance is from the jewelry shop
It means no thief or bad people can come to hostel because of security cameras in the jewelry shop.


It is located in the heart of the old city of Istanbul between Sultanahmet and Sirkeci. The area is considered the spiritual capital of old Istanbul and our location is the perfect base to explore the cultural heritage of the city!

A 5-10 minute walk from our door brings you to renowned historic locations such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Gülhane Park, the Spice Market, the Grand Bazaar and the Bosphorus waterside. Public transportation is at our doorstep and will carry you to attractions such as Taksim square, Galata Tower and Eyüp Mosque. The nearby waterside offers you ferries & cruises along the Bosphorus to the Asian side of Istanbul, Prince Islands, Dolmahabace Palace, Golden Horn, Maiden’s Tower and more!

As our name states, we seek to promote harmony and friendship among both guests and our staff, all while enjoying the exotic beauty of this breathtaking city. Start off your day with a warm welcome from our helpful multicultural staff who can give you invaluable information about what you can see and do to make the most out of your stay in Istanbul. Throughout the entire day, you can take a break from the busy streets of Istanbul and relax in our open-air rooftop terrace which features a spectacular panoramic view overlooking Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, Gülhane Park and the Bosphorus Strait, or join us in the evening for some fun while we play some good music, games and get a chance to make friends from all over the world. We have backgammon and chess sets as well as an acoustic guitar for your entertainment and our terrace bar offers nargile, beer, tea, coffee, soft drinks and has become well-known for our rooftop barbecues!
Harmony Hostel has been newly redecorated for 2018 and we invite you to enjoy our comfortable 6-8 single bed mixed or female dormitories. Or book one of two more affordable, but equally satisfying rooms with 10 or 12 beds. We are happy to provide you with sheets, warm blankets and a pillow. All rooms feature 24 hour hot water, ensuite showers and ensuite toilets, as well as a separate a toilet on every floor.

Our inviting beds are individual single size beds rather than bunk beds and all have space built-in underneath to store your luggage. In addition to our under-bed storage, feel free to request the complimentary use of one of the lockers located in your room. All rooms possess a digital keypad lock to ensure your safety and two security employees are always present at the entrance of the hostel.

Our reception desk is open 24hrs a day and we're ready to offer you information you need during your stay in Istanbul! We are pleased to offer recommendations for local Turkish baths (hammams), tours, restaurants, entertainment, and attractions and we happily offer to arrange your tours to other historic sites across Turkey such as Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale. Should you require a shuttle service to or from the airport we can arrange that for you (please note there is a fee for the airport shuttle).

We offer free unlimited WiFi connection in all of the rooms, on the terrace and at the reception desk.

FREE WI-FI connection!
FREE Luggage storage!
FREE Security lockers!
FREE Clean sheets, duvet, duvet cover, pillow & pillow case.
FREE 24 hour hot water!
FREE City and Turkey travel info!
FREE Wake up service 24 Hr!
All within our convenient location!
Check in 1:00 pm (if your room is already available, you can check in at any time)
Check out 11.00 am

Payment is due on arrival and can be made by cash or credit card (credit cards are subject to 4% additional taxes).
Please inform us in advance about your arrival time.

Harmony Hostel offers a quiet, intimate and relaxing atmosphere for those who want to escape from the hectic pace of Istanbul at the end of the day. The only thing missing in this family is you!
We look forward to helping provide you with a pleasurable stay in Istanbul and we hope to welcome you as soon as possible! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    10 Oct 2019
    its a great place in the heart of Istanbul ( sultanahmet ) close to the transport, the historic places and also the great food places. its situated in the European side of Istanbul and only 20 minutes from the Asian side. great place to make friends!
    Pakistan, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    08 Oct 2019
    Excellent hostel ,ecstatic atmosphere the staff are super helpful they offer free dinner,beautiful terrace with a view of Hagia sofia,it’s also safe (located upstairs of jewelry shop) the rooms get cleaned every day highly recommended.
    Afghanistan, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    02 Oct 2019
    Happy with my stay. Would recommend to other travellers and would stay again. Lockers in the rooms. 5-10 minute walk to major attractions, 2 minute walk to tram station, 5 minute walk to bus that takes you to airport and cheap restaurants with great food close by. Staff incredibly friendly and helpful. Upstairs terrace which is a great place to meet other travellers. Free dinner every night. Good value for money!
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    09 Oct 2019
    Convenient location, great staff and people.
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    30 Sep 2019
    This was a good hostel. No bunk beds which was a nice change and I can't complain about a free dinner!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    07 Oct 2019
    Welcoming hostel, however lots of stairs over 5 floors, with a lift that does not work when it is raining. Modern spacious room with en-suite shower and toilet, however there was a problem with a loose hose and the toilet not flushing properly. Well located between the old part of Istanbul and transport connections : tram, Sirkeci train station as well as various boats.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.0


    04 Oct 2019
    This hostel was a good choice for a couple nights. It is in a great location for reaching both the nearby sites and major transit lines. The bed was very comfortable and security was good. But the facilities need some updating...we had issues with the toilet or shower in our ensuite leaking and the hallway smelled like mildew. It seemed like parts of the hostel were under construction/renovation, so hopefully it will be better in the future, but for now it has the atmosphere of being unfinished.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.9


    30 Sep 2019
    Nice hostel with nice staff. But the layout of the hostel has just one room per floor and the only common / hang out space is the roof. And since the elevators are regularly out of service, no one tends to go there apart from the free dinner.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 6.3


    13 Oct 2019
    I can by no means understand the good rating this hostel got.... the dorm I stayed in was super noisy - all the building is next to the tram and it runs quite often, so no way to open any windows. I had wrote an email telling the staff I was about to arrive early Sunday morning and didn't get any reply, as they stated to have 24 hour reception I just went after arriving in Istanbul and found the door locked and nobody would answer neither the bell or the phone - stay somewhere else
    Austria, Male, 31-40
  • 5.4


    03 Oct 2019
    Very old building needs updating. Only some beds had plugs. Bathroom leaks and smells of mold. No key to the room just pin code that had not changed in how long? We had a girl that checked out come back, anyone could take your stuff. Dinner was first in, if you were slightly late there was none left for you. Reception not always staffed. Was asked to rate 10/10 for a competition. Only good thing was room was large and beds were not bunks.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Express check-in / out
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Board Games
  • Nightclub
  • Wi-Fi