In the heart of the old town in Istanbul, Cordial House hostel offers a great combination of reasonably priced rooms and wonderful location, just a few minutes’ walk from the Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, the Underground Cistern and Topkapi Palace.

Cordial House provides 40 colourful rooms, free Wi-Fi, a lively air-conditioned common area where you can meet other travellers, a bar were you can enjoy famous Turkish pilsener 'Efes Pilsen' as well as international spirits and local Turkish drinks, and a cafe that has a tasty variety of Turkish and Western food.

Attractions nearby include the Hagia Sophia Museum, the Turkish and Islamic Art Museum, the Istanbul Archaeology Museums, a cinema and the Cemberlitas Turkish Bath.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Sightseeing
  • Culture
  • Shopping
  • Unique atmosphere

Green rating


Travel tips...

Attraction tip

Walking distance from SultanAhmet mosque- beautiful and amazing, go to the info session during call to prayer, Topkapi palace- highly over rated, Grand Bazzar- only go to experience it- tourist trap- don't buy anything.

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Fri 18 Apr 2014

Budget meal tip

Gutes und auch günstiges Essen gibt's es in Jeder Strasse .

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Wed 13 Aug 2014