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Bahaus Hostel Hostel

Akbiyik Cadessi, Bayramfirin Sokak No 7, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

Bahaus is the place to stay if you want to enjoy your time in Istanbul. Friendly, welcoming environment with the most helpful staff ever. We're located minutes from main tourist attractions and have an awesome view from our roof bar terrace. Recognised in the top 12 hostels for big city stays worldwide by several newspapers, including the Washington post and Ottawa citizen (August 2006). Also recommended by lonely planet, rough guide, Trotamundos, let's go, Routard. Read more

85% Overall Rating 3 out of 4 customers would recommend this property based on 4 reviews

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 85%

Location 90%

Safety 85%

Staff 90%

Value 80%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 33.85USD
  • Towel 1.13USD

Important Information

All rooms are fully air-conditioned, free Wi Fi, 24 hours heating and hot water!

Bahaus Hostel is the first and only hostel in Turkey to be voted number one worldwide by Hostels.com for Sept 2005.

Also voted in the top 10 hostels worldwide by Hostelworld for May 2006, Jan 2006, April 2006, June 2006, July 2006, Aug 2006, Feb 2010.

The only hostel in Turkey to be chosen in the top 12 good hostels for big-city stays worldwide by several international newspapers, including the Washington Post, Salt Lake Tribune, Deseret News and Ottowa Citizens (Aug 2006). Bahaus is currently recommended by Lonely Planet, Let's Go, The Rough Guide, Routard, Trotamundos and Trotter guidebooks.

All our rooms are fully air- conditioned; rooms also have overhead ceiling fans for guests who don’t like air-conditioning.

We have charming dorm rooms, equipped for a comfortable sleep with privacy curtains, bedding, orthopedic mattresses,central heating, free large security lockers (bring your own padlock). Our comfortable double (ensuite/ shared bathroom) and twin rooms (ensuite/shared) have their own LCD TVS and security boxes. Room rates include clean sheets, duvet, duvet covers and pillow.

The all new bathrooms have24 hour hot water, large waterfall shower heads, foam dispensers, hygienic toilet seat covers, hair driers.

Safety is a priority. We have security cameras at key locations and 24-hour reception, while our dorm rooms have security card password locks.

Ideally located in the most historical part of Istanbul, we are just round the corner from the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, and within walking distance of all major attractions in the Old City and close to bus, train, ferry and tram links.

Travelling alone or in a group, there are plenty of opportunities to socialize. Enjoy a delicious barbecue on our spectacular roof top terrace. Play backgammon, poker, smoke a hookah, listen to music or just admire the breathtaking view over the Marmara Sea and Asian side of Istanbul.

We are a sociable and party-loving hostel- we hope you are social too!

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

Our staff are genuinely friendly and want to help. We have a free travel advisory and know just what you need to have the best holiday ever! We offer an airport pick up and drop off service as well as a 24 hour wake-up service. We are waiting to give you the warmest welcome to Istanbul.

Every day we have a delicious, free breakfast which includes cheese, olives, salami, eggs, jams, butter, bread, chocolate spread, tomato, cucumber, yoghurt, milk, cornflakes, dried fruits and on certain days we also serve special Turkish omelette, pies and cake.

On some nights, we have free movies, karaoke, belly dance shows and pub crawls (free entrance only). In fact, we have loads of free facilities including free local phone calls (landlines only), security lockers, car and bike parking, city maps and a book exchange.

Bahaus Hostel also has opened a unique resort hostel in DALYAN, located on the Mediterranean coast in an environmentally protected area - chosen the Best Open Space in Europe (The Times), in the Top 10 Best Beaches in Europe (The Independent), the Best Beach in Europe (Dutch media). With an adjacent organic farm, swimming pool, jacuzzi, fully-equipped sports salon, pool tables and so much more. All types of tours can easily be arranged (Blue Cruise, white water rafting, jeep safari, historical etc) as well as to nearby Pamukkale, Fethiye, Mamaris, Ephesus as well as Blue Cruise. Ask at reception for more details.

There is no curfew and no lockout!
CHECK IN: 13:30
CHECK OUT: 10:30

Please note that we only accept guests between the ages of 14 and 40 years old.
We reserve the right of admittance.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 10:30

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Istanbul?

Contact us directly

Bahaus is the place to stay if you want to enjoy your time in Istanbul. Friendly, welcoming environment with the most helpful staff ever. We're located minutes from main tourist attractions and have an awesome view from our roof bar terrace. Recognised in the top 12 hostels for big city stays worldwide by several newspapers, including the Washington post and Ottawa citizen (August 2006). Also recommended by lonely planet, rough guide, Trotamundos, let's go, Routard. Read more

Shared Rooms

4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

2 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Male Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

14 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 14

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

2 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

2 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Private Rooms

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

About Bahaus Hostel

Bahaus Istanbul is located in the heart of the old city of Istanbul, Sultanahmet, very close to major historical sites of Istanbul: Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, Spice Bazaar, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque as well as near tram, bus and train links.

Enjoy a delicious barbecue or drinks on our spectacular roof-top terrace with its breathtaking panoramic views of the Marmara Sea and the Asian side of Istanbul. Relax on traditional cushions, socialize with other travelers, watch TV or enjoy our free movie nights. If there's the right crowd, we love to party!

Free internet is available and there is wi-fi access throughout the hostel. We have several computers for you to use.

Our staff are friendly, multilingual and want you to enjoy your time with us. So ask for help if you need it! They can also give lots of travel advice to make sure you have the best time in Turkey.

Safety is our priority and that's why we have security cameras at key points and dorm rooms have key cards to enter. There are large security lockers free to use (just bring your own padlock or key or buy them from us). Our reception is open 24 hours.

Free open buffet breakfast
Free internet and wi-fi
Free security lockers
Free luggage storage for 3 days
Free city map
Free parking
Free use of card, board games, backgammon, chess
Free local landline phone service

Also:
Wake-up calls
Book exchange
Laundry service
Trusted taxi service

We also have a new luxury hostel in Dalyan on the Mediterranean coast. With amazing facilities, including a swimming pool, outdooor jacuzzi, fully-equipped gym, billiard tables, barbecue area, organic farm. Near the famous Turtle Beach, one of the rare places in Europe where you can swim in the sea all year round. All types of tours can easily be arranged with the hostel. Book now through HostelBookers!

Accommodation Information

Cheerful, clean and comfortable rooms. Choose from male, female or mixed dormitories; we have added privacy curtains and individual reading lights in our dorm rooms for your extra comfort. We also have double and twin rooms with or without private showers. All rooms are equipped with fans and central heating. Private en-suite rooms have LCD TVs and their own safety boxes and also have free towels provided.

There is 24 hours hot water available and we pay special attention to cleanliness. Toilets have hygienic seat covers; bathrooms all have foam dispensers and hair dryers.

Location Information

We're ideally located to so many sites you'll want to see!
Minutes from the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, Mosaic Museum, Archaelogical Museum, Underground Cistern.
Easy to get to the Grand Bazaar, Cemberlitas Turkish baths.

Lots of restaurants and shops nearby. Ask reception for advice on where to go, what to see and do!

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.