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Bahaus Hostel Hostel

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

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
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • WiFi

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 35.53USD
  • Towel 1.18USD

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

Map and Directions

Directions

By air - We have a 24 hour airport pick up service from Ataturk airport (on the European side) for 30 euros or from Sabiha Gocken airport (on the Asian side) for 60 euros. This is a shuttle service so you may need to wait for others.

This cost is per reservation and is for between one and four persons in your reservation in total. We will need to know your airline, flight number, arrival date and time. Please also specify if you are arriving at Ataturk airport or Sabiha Gocken airport. Please email this information at least 24 hours before you are due to arrive to: bahauscontrol@yahoo.com.tr


From Sabiha airport:
You can take the Havatas (airport) bus to Taksim and from there a taxi to us or the metro/tram. If you choose to come by metro/tram, first, in the metro station, take the funicular line to Kabatas (one stop). Then take the tram to Sultanahmet. Follow the directions below once you get off at the Sultanahmet stop.

From Ataturk airport:
Take the subway (M1A) to ZEYTINBURNU from the same station switch to to the tram (T1) and then take the tram to Sultanahmet direction. Make sure you are going in the right direction! Get off at the Sultanahmet stop. Get off the tram and walk downhill. You will see a Tourist Information Office. They are open in the daytime and they can help direct you to the hostel. If not, walk through the park towards the Blue Mosque. Pass in front of the Blue Mosque on your right. (so the park is on your left) Walk down the road - you will see it curves. The Blue Hotel (Mavi Ev) is on the corner. Turn right as the road curves. The Blue Hotel is now on your left. Go past it and take the first road on the left. You will see numerous carpet shops. Walk down and then take the first road on the left. This is Akbiyik Caddesi (street). Then take the first road on the right. This is Bayram Firin Sokak (road). You will see the Bahaus Guesthouse sign on the right side of this road. If you have any problems, please phone us.

We look forward to meeting you!

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