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Istanbul cheap sun destination from only £12.66 with HostelBookers


Istanbul is several cities in one. Istanbul is several cities in one. It’s the centre of two great empires Ottoman and Byzantine, and is steeped in a weighty heritage. Its modern side includes a young population open to foreign influences and ready to embrace change.

September and October are among the best months to visit Istanbul, when skies are clear and temperatures are moderate. Istanbul is hot, and not just because of the weather. Restaurants, bars, galleries and clubs are abundant in the Turkish capital. Compared to last year HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, has seen a 19.9% increase in bookings to Istanbul and 20.1% to Turkey overall.

Among Hostelbookers finest hotels in Istanbul, Collage Pera Hotel has opened its doors in the historic Pera district. It offers 4-star hotel services in Istanbul city centre, close to Taksim Square. Collage Pera Hotel is committed to offering high-quality service to all guests with 18 well-designed, stylish rooms. Superior en-suite double rooms start from £39.17 per person per night.

The superb decoration, the relaxing spa experience, the taste of delicious cuisine and the advantages of deluxe services are all great reasons for guests to stay in Avantgarde Hotel. Located in the centre of Istanbul's business district Zincirlikuyu Levent, Avantgarde Hotel's guests have easy access to congress centres and shopping malls, as well as clubs and restaurants in Taksim, Maslak and the Bosphorus area. Avantgarde Hotel also features an indoor swimming pool, two restaurants, and a terrace too. The spa includes a whirlpool, 2 saunas, 2 steam rooms and 3 Turkish baths. Deluxe en-suite doubles start from £57.38 per person per night.

Ideal for couples and situated beside Taksim Square, Beyoglu and Istiklal Street, the Emerald Hotel is a new small boutique hotel featuring modern technology and high-end fittings. All rooms and suites have French balconies and Wi-Fi is free throughout. The Emerald Hotel is in close proximity to countless restaurants and bars, only a few minutes’ stroll from the heart of Taksim; the meeting point of business, entertainment and culture in Istanbul. The old town Sultanahmet is home to historical places such as Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern and the Blue Mosque, and it’s only 3 miles away. Starting prices from £69.25 per person per night.