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Istanbul - Chambers of the Boheme

Istiklal Avenue, Kücük Parmakkapi Sok. No 11/13, Istanbul, 34334, Turkey

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Overall Rating 57%

From 1 Review

Hostel rating (1)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 80%
Cleanliness 60%
Location 80%
Security 40%
Service 60%
Comfort 20%
Green rating 60%

Chambers of the Boheme is located in Taksim, the heart of Istanbul, in a beautifully restored 19th century building.

  • Dorm
    From $9.05
  • Private
    From $64.45
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Istanbul Hostel

Hostel Istanbul

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

The best hostel in Istanbul: Chambers of the Boheme.

Located in the heart of Istanbul Chambers of the Boheme is truly the most beautiful hostel in Istanbul with an unbeatable central location, extreme comfort and sincere customer service.

Just steps away from Taksim Square, Chambers of the Boheme puts the best of Istanbul's unparalleled nightlife at your fingertips. Whether you fancy a night of Turkish delights and nargile, a cruise on the beautiful Bosphorus, live music and all-night dancing or a glance at Istanbul's historical sights, all are within reach when you stay with us at Chambers of the Boheme. With hundreds of bars, cafés, and clubs within walking distance, you can kiss those car keys goodbye.

Situated in a beautifully restored 19th century building, Chambers of the Boheme offers the glamour of the Bohemian lifestyle, without compromising modern comforts. Private, semi-private, and family-style rooms are available. Relax in our large common area and patio, or socialise with other global travellers in our newly renovated espresso bar. We also have a rooftop terrace providing amazing views over Istanbul, which is a great place to read or drink especially in the summertime.

When you are a guest at Chambers of the Boheme, we want to ensure you have the best experience possible.Our reception is open 24 hours a day and we are happy to answer any of your questions or queries. We provide FREE city maps of Istanbul as well as local advice on the best things to do and see to make the most of your time here in Istanbul.

We look forward to welcoming you soon. Istanbul's Hos Gelding!


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 1 stay free.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - Charges apply
  • Car parking nearby - Less than 500 m
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Currency Exchange
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +90 212 251 0931/+90 212 251 09 31

Fax. +90 212 2510932

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Taksim Square (Less than 500 m)
  • Galata Tower (500m to 1km)
  • Old Town (3 to 5km)

See the full list of attractions



I have never slept in a more uncomfortable bed and the washroom and showers were incredibly cramped.


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Mon 30 Apr 2018

The stuff was very kind :)




Sun 26 Nov 2017

Auberge de jeunesse très agréable, les chambres sont très jolies et confortables et l'ambiance est vraiment sympa! Le personnel est serviable et très accueillant! De plus, l'auberge est située à Taksim tout près du métro et du point de dépot de la navette depuis l'aéroport! Le quartier est très vivant!


Avatar for Chloé


Wed 18 Jan 2017

Tiene todo lo necesario para descansar bien y la ubicación es estratégica. Podría ser mucho mejor si incluyen servicio de desayuno y si el administrador fuera más formal en su trato con las mujeres, no debe confundirse amabilidad con excesiva confianza o bromas fuera de lugar. Por esa razón, recomendaría el lugar para hombres pero no para mujeres si van solas.


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Fri 05 Feb 2016

Le responsable de l'admission donne un service convenable. Son assistant est tout a fait incompétent


Avatar for Marc


Wed 28 Oct 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (3 to 5km)
  • Beach (5 to 10km)
  • Cinema (At or next to the hostel)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Distance to Cycle trails (3 to 5km)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (At or next to the hostel)
  • National / State Park (Less than 500m)
  • Nightlife (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (At or next to the hostel)
  • Distance to Ski area (5 to 10km)
  • Swimming pool (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (At or next to the hostel)
  • Theatre (At or next to the hostel)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (3 to 5km)
  • Water park (3 to 5km)
  • Wooded Area (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Atatürk Airport is 25km away.
Havas Bus Stop. 7 minute walk.
Kabatas port: 4 minute walk to Taksim Square Metro and 1 minute füniküler ride to the port.
Taksim Square. 5 minute walk.
Alternate Transport
Taksim Square - 4 minute walk Parking available at Taksim
Parking available at Taksim.
Sirkeci Train Station is 3km away.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Dance
  • Fishing

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