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Orient Hostel

Hostel | Cankurtaran Mahallesi Akbiyik, Caddesi No:9, Sultanahmet, 34122 FATIH Istanbul, Turkey 34400

90.5% Overall Rating

365 out of 429 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (05/08/2015)

Justin Mingus thinks…

"It has an amazing location - one of the best of any hostels I've ever stayed at. A very short walk to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, and Topkapi Palace. Just maybe one tram stop from the Grand Bazaar.…"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Late check-out
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 26.47

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Istanbul?

Contact us directly

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We are Istanbul's best-known and most popular hostel, the Orient has been around forever and showing admirable staying power, it's still going strong. The Orient Hostel Istanbul is between The Blue Mosque and The Haghia Sophia, on the hillside. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

30 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Budget Twin (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Single (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Budget Double (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Quad (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Single (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Triple (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Twin (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

About Orient Hostel

Orient Hostel has best location in Istanbul! We are located between The Blue Mosque and The Haghia Sophia, on the hillside.

We have a rooftop cafe bar (with a unique view of Istanbul's Asia-side) for meals and quieter evenings. During the summer time you can enjoy BBQ (Fish, Meatball, Chicken, steak) also you can eat fresh and cheap traditional and very tasty Turkish foods at our famous open air terrace restaurant . Use free internet and Wi-Fi. Watch the DVD movie and sport events 50' inch big LCD screen TV. Smoke hookah (waterpipe). Enjoy the all kind of local and import drinks. Try the best cocktails.

We have our travel agency in the hostel. You can buy the bus ticket same price the bus station (No commission). We run a free pick up service from hostel to bus station for domestic bus tickets to our guests and you can buy flight ticket and and cheap airport transfer. We will be pleased to help you for your travel arrangements within Istanbul and Turkey.

Facilities and services:

Free Breakfast
Free Internet Access (High speed)
Free Wi-Fi connection
Free Clean and fresh sheets, pillow, blanket.
Free City and Travel Information
Free Book Exchange
Free Safe Deposit Box
Free Backgammon,Chess, Scrabble, Board & Card Games
Free Dictionary, Language Phrasebooks
Free Adaptor, Charger & Converter
Free Luggage Room
Free Parking for Travellers with bike & Motorbike
Free 24 hours hot water

Age Restriction: People older than 45 years old can not book Orient hostel's dorm rooms (please respect this restriction)

If you need airport transfer our airport pick up service is 25 euros from Ataturk Airport and 55 euros from Sabiha Gokcen. Please contact with us

Accommodation Information

We have the following room types:

4 Bed dorm
6 Bed dorm (Brand new room)
8 Bed dorm
8 bed female dorm
30 Bed Cheapest Dorm (Brand New Room)
Double Room with shared bathroom
Twin Room with shared bathroom
Single Room with shared bathroom
Double Room with private bathroom,hair dryer, Air Condition,towel
4 bed deluxe room for family and group travelers with private bathroom,hairdryer,Air Condition,towel
Triple Suite Room
Double suite room
Single suite Room
Suite rooms include LCD screen TV with satellite system + Mini Fridge + Air Condition +Hairdryer+Towel

Our Group policy is:
We charge 30 percent at the time of the booking and this is nonrefundable. The balance should be paid 45 days prior to arrival.

Location Information

Located in the center of the old part of Istanbul. Topkapi Palace, Saint Sophia, The Blue Mosque , Yerebatan Cistern, Hippodrome, and numerous museums are only 150 meters away. The Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, Cemberlitas, and Beyazit are an easy walk (700m by walk 5 minutes) We are just 6km distance to Taksim and easy to come main train and tram station to Hostel (Just 700m far away International Train station)