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Agora Guesthouse

Hostel | Akbiyik Caddesi ( street ), Amiral Tafdil Sokak No.6, Sultanahmet Istanbul, Turkey 34122

92.2% Overall Rating

374 out of 381 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/06/2014)

Meaghan O'Keefe thinks…

"I only stayed here one night with two friends before a tour. The staff were helpful at checkin, giving us a lot of tips, directions. We stayed in female only dorm room. Standard bathrooms were unisex…"

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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
  • Café

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: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:30

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Istanbul?

Contact us directly

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Salutations from Sultanahmet Istanbul!

Agora Guesthouse is an all-new-interior Hotel for all types of budget-conscious travellers.

Located in Sultanahmet, at the heart of Old City Istanbul, literally minutes away from all major destinations on your trip plan.

Hostel Bookers Best Value Award January 2010
Hostel Bookers Best Value Award January 2011

We are proud to receive "Best value award" from HostelBookers.com 2 years in a row based on customer valuation. 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.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

10 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

8 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

Deluxe Double (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

About Agora Guesthouse

Brand new Agora Guesthouse & Hostel

Agora Guesthouse & Hostel is a hybrid boutique hotel/youth hostel created for the savvy, modern traveller. An edgy feel, online and personal interaction, and a spectrum of available room types make the Agora experience unique to the individual.

Agora Guesthouse and Hostel is located in the heart of Istanbul, only steps away from the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Underground Cistern, 10 minutes walk to the Grand Bazaar and the Spice Market, 10 minutes drive to Taksim square.

Agora Guesthouse and hostel is sure to be Turkey's best hostel and when you stay you'll see that Agora has thought of all the small details to ensure a perfect stay.

Groups more then 6 people should contact hostelbookers.com group booking department.

Please note that you must cancel at least 2 days in advance to receive a refund. If you cancel with less than 48 hours of notice, you will be charged full amount of your reservation.

We are sorry but no guests under 18 years of age or over 40 for hotel section!

Accommodation Information

Depending on budget and lifestyle, guests can choose from a wide array of room types and amenities, from private rooms with private baths, wide screen TV with DVD player, air-conditioner, complimentary wireless Internet and direct-dial telephones and hair dryers to shared rooms with shared baths down the hall.

All shared rooms at Agora Guesthouse and Hostel have air-conditioners, storage lockers and complimentary wireless Internet. Please note that the padlocks are not included! Please bring your own padlock. You may also buy one from the front desk at a convenient price. And you will get to enjoy Agora’s home-made breakfasts which are served on the rooftop terrace overlooking the Bospherous and the Asiatic part of Istanbul. Agora is youthful, high-style, and high-tech. Our rooms are simple, stylish, and inexpensive. We offer convenient accommodations for the hip and spendthrift traveller.

Location Information

The Agora Guesthouse is situated on Amiral Tafdil Sokak. It is within close walking distance of architectural wonders of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires. In this area, you will find the Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, the treasures of the Archeological, the Mosaic, and the Islamic Arts museums. It is filled with many shops, including the Arasta Bazaar, cafes and restaurants