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Istanbul - The Orient Hostel

Yeni Akbiyik Cad No 13, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey

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Overall Rating 86%

From 2 Reviews

Hostel rating (2)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 96%
Cleanliness 80%
Location 92%
Security 88%
Service 80%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 80%

Book your stay at Istanbul - The Orient Hostel in Istanbul

  • Dorm
    From $7.99
  • Private
    From $34.24
10 or more people?

Istanbul Hostel

Hostel Istanbul

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

" Istanbul's best-known and most popular hostel, the Orient has been around forever and, showing admirable staying power, it's still going strong..." Lonely Planet

" Cheerful,clean,secure and comfortable" Let's go,Europe

" The hip Sultanahmet hangout" Fodor's Berkeley Guide, Europe


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - At a cost
  • Car parking nearby - Less than 500 m
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - Deposit Required
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours
From 13:00 to 13:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +90 (212) 517 9493

Fax. +90 (212) 518 3894

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Hagia Sophia Museum (Less than 500 m)
  • Blue Mosque (Less than 500 m)
  • Topkapı Palace (Less than 500 m)

See the full list of attractions



Muy bien aunque no hablan castellano pero nos entendimos


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jose maria,

Thu 05 Apr 2018

The staff are awesome. They can give me good advice and remind me how to be safe alone. I like the location, it's near those good sightseeing.


Avatar for SHIH-PIN


Thu 11 Jan 2018

I really enjoyed my stay at the Orient Hostel and the staff was incredibly helpful. The breakfast was not something I particularly enjoyed, but it is something for a fair price, I believe. Great place to stay, just would rather go out to eat.


Avatar for Maria Clara

Maria Clara,

Fri 08 Sep 2017

The staff is amazing! So personable, friendly, and helpful, and they really encourage a warm, family-like atmosphere.


Avatar for Nika


Sun 01 Jan 2017


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (2 to 3km)
  • City Centre (500m to 1km)
  • Gym (5 to 10km)
  • Local market (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500 m)
  • Nightlife (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m to 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Ataturk 20km or Sabiha Gokcen 48km from hostel. Airport pickup service for both. Contact for details
To reach the Orient Hostel from the Bus Terminal (Otogar) you can take the METRO from the bus terminal to last stop AKSARAY and transfer to the TRAM (direction KABATAS) and get off at SULTANAHMET tram stop. From the SULTANAHMET tram station it is about 200 m walk. The tram service stops at midnight. Orient Hostel is open 24 hours a day. Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone.
Metro to last stop Aksaray then transfer to tram
Alternate Transport
Near Old City Centre Available free of charge near hostel.
800 meters to Train Station ( European Side)
Go in direction of Kabatas and get off at Sultaahmet. Tram station is 200m from hostel.  

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