Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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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 1 week prior to 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School 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
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our Istanbul hostel offers a comfortable, clean and budget stay in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Our Wintergarden Panoramic Terrace Bar offers breathtaking views overlooking the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and marmara sea and is open all year long. In the summertime, you can enjoy a refreshing on our bar while sunbathing and relaxing, or in the wintertime, enjoy a hot drink. Make yourself comfortable have a glass of wine.

İstiklal oldcityHostel is perfect location right in the heart of old city of Istanbul and only a few minutes from the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Historical Turkish Baths, 1 minutes to Grand Bazaar and 5 minutes drive from Taksim Square.sightseeing attractions of oriental Istanbul.

There are lockers in the dorm rooms and air-conditioning in all of the rooms. 24 hours hot water and breakfast on the terrace. In our lounge area with TV and free Internet & Wi-fi access, you can enjoy a cup of coffee or Turkish tea, read, play backgammon or have a good chat with the other international travelers visiting exciting Istanbul. 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.

Istiklal oldcity's Policies & Conditions:
Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

No curfew.
Lock out from 00:00 until 00:00.
Child friendly.
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. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 7.9

  • Facilities 7.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    17 Nov 2020
    Really big room with facilities,a cool administration and the boss, warm atmosphere, thank you!
    Ukraine, Couple, 31-40
  • 10.0


    18 Oct 2020
    Great place for your stay in Istanbul, the location is perfect near the Hagia Sofia , blue mosque and sultan Ahmed area. The staff is super friendly and the price is so good for the service and environment. Highly recommended!
    Jordan, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    13 Oct 2020
    Istiklaql oldcity hostel has to be the best of our stay in Turkey with an amazing roof terrace incredible views to the old city of Istanbul with hagia Sofia and Blue Mosque and the marmara sea. around the hostel there are many bars and cafes . Staff are fantastic the rooms are super clean and well organised. room which we stayed was in next bulding .it was very lage room with 2 double beds and a sofa. recomend all.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    16 Sep 2020
    What a great base for exploring oldcity center. Only downside is that the Hostel is located on a busy street which may bother light sleepers. The breakfast is fantastic and the common area is wonderful. recommended .
    Argentina, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    16 Sep 2020
    Excellent location , it is close to tramway and it is too easy to go old town, i stayed many hotel in Istanbul butistiklal oldcity is The best . Very helpfull staff and specially many thanks to owner.
    Denmark, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.1


    20 Sep 2020
    This hostel has a super cute rooftop terrace overlooking the busy street below. The free Turkish tea was a really nice touch!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    29 Sep 2020
    The apartment is just around the corner from Ayasofya, so the location is the best. It is a good base for exploring istanbul. Other than the location, the other factors are typical but good enough to pick this hostel if I would ever visit Istanbul again.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    08 Sep 2020
    Stayed here for the night. It appears that my bed and several others in the room had a really bad and obvious bed bug problem. Even in the day, they were crawling over the pillows and blankets. I slept on a different bed and still woke up in the morning with several bugs on my bed. The other two roommates slept in the lounge upstairs. Very disgusting.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 5.1


    26 Oct 2020
    Well located in the Sultanahmet district, very close to bars, restaurants and shops and many of the must-see sights in Istanbul, like the Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar. Area is busy, but felt safe enough. Price point was competitive for Istanbul. Not impressed by accommodation. Stayed in ensuite private room. Room was dark and felt dirty. Bedding and towel OLD. Bed uncomfortable. Dorm accom looked better. Stayed one night and found elsewhere.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 4.9


    29 Dec 2020
    Bedbugs. ..... And the showers are clogged up. ..... A real class act.
    USA, Female, 41+
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation