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: High / Secondary 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.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

THE BEST LOCATION to discover this whole city and what it has to offer.
Tram Stations, International Train Station, Marmaray&Metro Stations, Bus Stations, Ferry Piers and Airport Shuttle Stops are just right by the hostel.
Supermarkets, local restaurants, ATM, pharmacy, post office and liquor shops are 100 metres away.

Walking distance to the following cultural attractions:
Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar,
Spice Bazaar, Rustempasha Mosque, Galata Tower, Suleymaniye Mosque, Gulhane Park

The safest and most comfortable hostel for solo world travellers, couples and friends.

Delicious Turkish Breakfast and Homemade Turkish Food everyday
Free Walking Tour
Pub Crawl
City Sightseeing Tours
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We have two places to chill out, meet travellers, eat&drink, make your plans.
The common room in the reception area of the property consists of a guest kitchen and a cozy lounge area where guests can read, surf the net, watch tv and movie, play board & card games.
Rooftop terrace with indoor and outdoor area is welcoming you with a great city view, music and warm atmosphere.

CHECK IN: after 13:30 (Late arrival is not a problem, reception for 24 hours)
CHECK OUT: before 10:30 (You can keep your luggage for free before check in/after check out)

-The 8-beds mixed dorm is located in the basement.
-DORMITORIES’ age limit: 40 years old
-Please bring your own locks/padlocks and key for the lockers.
This is a tourist hostel, we DO NOT accept bookings by LOCALS.

There are common showers and bathrooms on each floor
Private ensuite rooms have air-conditioning and shared rooms have fans
Laundry Service-Hairdryers-Lockers
Free maps of Istanbul
Free towels, linen and sheets
Central heating
24hr reception
Desk and Chair-Adaptors-Postal Service-Book Exchange

No Curfew and Non Smoking Rooms
We have security cameras at key locations with 24 hour reception and a safe box for your valuables.
Turkish Tea, Turkish Coffee and Fruit Tea are always available
Computers for free using and wi-fi is accessible all around the hostel
Telephone, Fax, Print and Scan services available for a nominal fee.

We are a sociable and party-loving property :
Travelling alone or in a group, there are plenty of opportunities to socialize. Enjoy a delicious barbecue on our roof top terrace. Play backgammon, smoke hookah, listen music or just admire the breathtaking view over the Bosphorus and Europe side of Istanbul.

''feel at home..'' View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Jan 2020
    Kürsat Zach and Memo are great guys and keep the place running smoothly. The internet is solid, the location is central, the rooms are kept clean, and the showers are hot. Definitely coming back again next time.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    21 Jan 2020
    Fantastic hostel. Extended my stay twice! Heaps of stuff to do around there and nice chilled out vibe at the end of the day when you get back!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    19 Jan 2020
    Such a cosy hostel, and a terrace with a beautiful view. Everyone here was super lovely and very helpful, I ended up extending for two nights. Great location as well, it was close to everything I wanted to see!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    13 Jan 2020
    Loved staying at this hostel! Amazing vibes and fantastic people. Facilities are great and the rooftop is a huge plus with amazing view. Staff were incredible, especially Zach and Kursat! They told us where to go what to eat and hung out every night! When we are back in turkey we will definitely be staying here. Highly recommend.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    05 Jan 2020
    This place has been like a second home for real!! It is clean and comfortable. Had an amazing experience, met great friends and the staff took care of me when I was sick. I'm very thankful and next time I come to Istanbul I'll stay here as well!
    Argentina, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    05 Jan 2020
    Great location,near everything clean,with nice people,
    Ireland, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    28 Dec 2019
    I stayed at Second Home Hostel for about 2 weeks and I have no complains whatsoever, the staff is great and very helpful. Just ask and they'll help you out. I'm an avid solo traveler and felt that the hostel and staff offered opportunities to meet other people. I'd also like to thank Kürşat in the staff for being simply amazing. Cheers.
    Sweden, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    03 Jan 2020
    It’s a chill place with friendly people. They are really helpful if you ask for help on travelling and eating.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    25 Dec 2019
    What to say about this place? It was actually my second home. Love the location, the staff , the atmosphere! I'll be back I swear!
    Peru, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    05 Jan 2020
    Its a hostel and costs are therefore kept to a minimum. We arrived to be greeted by torrential rain in Istanbul for 2 days. The rooms were warm with central heating and good hot showers. In the summer I can see the roof top will be a great place to socialize but was cold and the domian of 2 cats. Memo the manager was extremely helpful and trustworthy. If you dont know where to go or what to do he will make some helpful suggestions.
    England, Male, 41+
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi