Orient Hostel Istanbul

Orient Hostel Istanbul Turkey
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Orient Hostel is in an ideal locations for exploring the city centre, on the hillside of the Sultanahmet district, between the famous Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia and just a few minutes walk from many of the city's top tourist attractions such as the Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and the Spice Market. Orient Hostel is easy to reach via public transport, at only 200 m from the Sultanahmet tram stop, metro services are also nearby and 700 m from the International Train Station and Istanbul's nightlife neighborhood, Taksim is just 3 km away. 

Orient Hostel is a fun and friendly place to stay with extremely helpful staff who are only too happy to help plan your visit to Istanbul; book city tours and organise your ongoing travel and accommodation in other places in Turkey. Orient Hostel has an in-house travel agency, a professional company who can make itineraries to suit all budgets.

Orient Hostel offers free breakfast to all its guests, served from the roof top cafe/bar which has excellent panoramic views across the Bosphorus Strait to Istanbul's Asian Side. During the summer the hostel organises BBQ's on the terrace, perfect for meeting other travelers. Also available are traditional Turkish meals, Nargile (water pipe), hot drinks, cold drinks and alcoholic beverages. People watch by day or watch the sunset from the rooftop after a busy day's sightseeing in Istanbul. 

Orient Hostel has a range of comfortable, clean, budget accommodation; from dorms to private rooms with en suite or shared bathrooms. Choose from 4, 6, 8 or 30 bed Dorms, or Private Singles, Twins, Doubles, Triples and Quads.

How to Arrive at the Orient Hostel:

From Ataturk Istanbul Airport:

Take either a taxi or the public bus (Havas) to Aksaray and take the tram to Sultanahmet (direction Eminonu).You can also go to the city center by Istanbul Metro from the airport. Take the metro and transfer to the tram in Zeytinburnu station.

• From Sabiha Gökçcen Istanbul Airport:

You can take a taxi from S.Airport to Orient to Orient Hostel A cheaper option is to take the Havas shuttle bus Taksim Square, from there you can either take a taxi or hop on the metro to Kabatas and change to the Tram and get off at the Sutlanahmet stop. 

Alternatively, Orient Hostel can arrange a shuttle service for you from either airport.

• From the Bus Terminal (Otogar): You can take the metro from the bus terminal to Aksaray, and transfer to the tram (direction Eminonu). 

From the Sultanahmet Tram Station: Trams run until midnight and it is about 200 metres from the Tram stop to the hostel. 


BBQ facilities
Swimming pool
Shared lounge/TV area
Turkish bath
Spa Facilities
Street parking
Parking garage


Free wifi
Laundry service
Money Exchange
Safe-deposit box
Luggage storage
24-hour front desk


Table tennis
Board games/puzzles


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