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Big Apple Hostel & Hotel

Hostel | Akbiyik cad. Bayramfirin sok12, Sultanahmet / Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey 34410

93.1% Overall Rating

288 out of 319 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/08/2015)

"I had a nice stay in this hostel. My room (12p dorm) was huge, beds were comfortable. Under my bed there was some space to leave my belongings (I could lock them). Hostel was clean. Breakfast was very good (buffet).…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Fax
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 39.43

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Hostelbookers Sale Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. The property may charge your card in advance for the full amount of your stay. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to retain the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“!!! Sale !!! Non Refundable”].

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: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Istanbul?

Contact us directly

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Big Apple Hostel & Hotel Istanbul is one of the newest and coziest hostels in the city. located in the heart of old Istanbul ,Sultanahmet. We are a few minutes away from Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, Spice Bazaar, Hippodrome and the Blue Mosque.


Please note: We welcome travelers of all ages.However we dont accept guests UNDER 18 years and OVER 40 years old to dorms. Over 40 years old can book only private rooms. 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.

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Male only (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.

Twin (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Single (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Deluxe Triple (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

Deluxe Family Room (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

Deluxe Double (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

About Big Apple Hostel & Hotel

Big Apple Hostel has just renovated and redecorated for 2014..

Big Apple Hostel & Hotel is located in the old city of Istanbul and only a few minutes from the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Historical Turkish Baths, 10 minutes to Grand Bazaar and 10 minutes drive from Taksim Square.
Big Apple Hostel is youthful, high-style, and high-tech. Our rooms are simple, stylish, and inexpensive. We offer convenient accommodations for the hip and spendthrift traveler.

International travelers and domestic travelers looking for modern, upscale accommodations on a budget will appreciate our variety of room types and options
Depending on lifestyle and budget, guests can choose a bed in 4 Bed Female Dorm, 6 Bed Mixed Dorm, 6 Bed Female Dorm, 6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite and 14 Bed Mixed Dorm or Private Double/Twin Room Ensuite, Private Triple Room Ensuite and Private Family Room Ensuite.
Private rooms with private baths, wide screen TV with DVD player, air-conditioner, complimentary wireless Internet, and hair dryers.Shared rooms with shared baths located on the same floor. All shared rooms have air-conditioners, storage lockers under beds.
You can meet people from all around the world in our common area on the roop top terrace where is serving free breakfast as well. You can sip your drinks with overlooking to Sea of Marmara..

We have a free travel advisory and know just what you need to have the best holiday ever !!

We have free internet access on several computers as well as free Wi Fi throughout our hostel

We organize BBQ party on our rooftop terrace, followed by a pub crawl to Taksim (the centre of nightlife and live music in Istanbul) every week.


Check-in : 02:00 pm (If rooms are available you can check in earlier)
Check-out: 11:00 am
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours
Payment by cash or credit card on arrival day
Please note: We welcome travelers of all ages.However, no guests under 18 years of age or over 50 for dorms. Over 50 years old, can book only into private rooms.

Accommodation Information

You are not alone in Istanbul. You will find a very friendly, pleasant, yet modern accommodation right in the heart of the old part of Istanbul.Our roof terrace has breathtaking views over the Blue Mosque, the Princess' Islands in the Sea of Marmara and the bustling Bosphorous Strait. It's the perfect place to enjoy breakfast, coffee or perhaps a drink or two. It is especially a charming roof to watch the sun dip down into the Marmara, as the seagulls cry out and the call to prayer wafts over the city.

Location Information

Perfectly located in the thriving center of most important Byzantine and Ottoman monuments and just a few minute's walk from the tramway (Sultanahmet Station) and the main train station. All of the major city sights can be reached by foot as well, such as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, the Underground Cistern, Topkapi Palace, the Archeological Museum, the Hippodrome, and the Grand Bazaar.