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 ???? 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: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group 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.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
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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 6.1

  • Security 7.3

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 7.3

  • Atmosphere 6.0

  • Cleanliness 5.7

  • Facilities 5.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    18 May 2019
    good hostel location and terrace very clean
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    01 Dec 2018
    I loved staying in this place! The staff were so friendly and it was so close to all the main sites on the European side of Istanbul (5 mins walk from Hagia Sofia and Blue Mosque + Grand Bazaar and Spice Market in the other direction). It was good value for money. Honestly, can't get over how nice and helpful the staff were either. I'd definitely stay here again. Be aware that there are two buildings, so when I checked in I was then walked two street over (not far) and stayed in that building.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    10 Mar 2019
    Great location
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    31 Jan 2019
    The location is amazing, very close to Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. The hostel reception and communal space is in the 5th floor with an amazing view, although the space is quite small so it gets a bit crowded during breakfast. Since we stayed in private double room we were located in one of the adjacent buildings. The only problem was the adjacent room- they were playing VERY loud music, however they stopped around 11pm so it was quiet overnight.
    Slovenia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    16 Jan 2019
    It is not a bad hostel, and worth its price. But i guess i was charged more than the the real price. The single room costs 101TL when i booked, Even though i showed the mail to the worker that I paid the deposit on the website already, he still charged me 100TL. So it cost around 25TL more than the original price, and they didnt return the deposit when I checked out. But every other things are fine, still a nice place to stay considering its price, location and the atmosphere
    Taiwan, Male, 18-24
  • 5.4


    06 Feb 2019
    Showers didn’t work for 2 days. The bathrooms are not those who are shown in the pictures. No common place to meet people. Staff is good and very friendly
    Italy, Male, 18-24
  • 4.6


    18 Dec 2018
    The room was in a different building, we had to enter through a restaurant. The shower was full of mold. They didn't have a printer, so we couldn't print our boarding passes and the manager keep lying saying we would print them and give it to us later. The manager was the only person speaking English so you need to wait for him for everything.
    Mexico, Female, 25-30
  • 4.3


    09 Mar 2019
    I’ve arrived one man meet me, said go up, I went up, wait for half an hour, come than man who meet me down and said we don’t have free bedrooms although I had booked one bed...
    Romania, Male, 18-24
  • 2.9


    22 Mar 2019
    Very poor management. Only one boy responsible for everything, from reception, breakfast to maintainance. Toilet is always clogged. Hot water not stable, can change to frozen water in one minute. Stairs are very steep and there is no front door in this building, means every street walker can come to your dorm. No travel information available. Horrible experience. Absolutely no recommend.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 2.6


    21 Mar 2019
    The location was not as advertised - but rather at one of three of their 'other locations' - at an address much farther away from Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. We had paid for two beds, but only got one bed with one blanket for two persons. The roof was leaking and there were flakes falling onto our bed. We also paid them in cash, as they requested, but they refused to give us a receipt. They also charged us more than the website rate, but refused to tell us why. DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!!
    USA, Male, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • 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
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation