Istanbul Average Hostel Costs: Dorm and Private Room Prices

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What is the average price of a hostel in Istanbul? Our detailed analysis of the prices of both dorms and private rooms in amazing hostels in Istanbul can help you understand how much you might need to spend for your next epic trip. Great for museums, food, nightlife, and historical sights, it's easy to see why Istanbul is such a fun destination. Whether you're on a tight budget or traveling by yourself, with a group of friends, or with your family, we've found the best hostels for every type of trip. Here you'll see how we have tabulated the costs of hostels in Istanbul by dorm beds, private rooms, price range, amenities, and guest ratings. Read on to find out where you'll find best hostels in Istanbul and what they have to offer.


The Top 3 Hostels in Istanbul:

  • Dorms from $11, Rated 100%

  • Dorms from $14, Rated 100%

  • Dorms from $15, Rated 97%

How much do hostels cost in Istanbul?

Dorm Beds Average Price in Hostel
$13
Private Rooms Average Price in Hostel/Guesthouse
$23

Visitors will find a large range of terrific hostel choices when planning a visit to Istanbul. The price of a dorm bed or private room in a hostel can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average price for a dorm bed in a hostel in Istanbul (based on data from 59 hostels with dorms) is an affordable $13. Also, the average price for a private room in a hostel or guesthouse in Istanbul is $23 (based on data from 115 hostels and guethouses).

The average price of a dorm bed in a hostel for 3 days in Istanbul is $39.

The average hostel cost of a dorm bed for one week in Istanbul is a surprisingly affordable $92, and the average hostel cost of a dorm bed for two weeks in Istanbul is $184 (not including taxes and fees).


  • Dorm: 3 Days
    $39
  • Dorm: One Week
    $92
  • Dorm: Two Weeks
    $184
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How much should I pay to stay in a dorm bed at a hostel in Istanbul?

You'll find the range of prices for dorm beds in hostels in Istanbul (per night) displayed below. This chart shows the overall range of hostel dorm bed prices before taxes and fees. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation for a dorm bed, this graph breaks down the costs by price range to give you an idea of what to expect regarding prices in the area.



(All listed prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by HostelWorld. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

How much should I pay to stay in a private room at a hostel in Istanbul?

You'll find the range of prices for private rooms in hostels, guesthouses, and other budget hotels in Istanbul (per night) displayed below. This chart shows the overall range of hostel private room prices before taxes and fees. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation for a budget-friendly private room, this graph breaks down the costs by price range to give you an idea of what to expect regarding prices in the area.




Prices for the Best Hostels with Dorms in Istanbul (Istanbul's Top Rated Hostels by Guests)

Looking for the top hostel in Istanbul? Below are the best hostels in Istanbul with dorm beds according to guest reviews. When looking at the prices of the top 16 hostels (the top 25% based on guest ratings), the average price is surprisingly affordable at $17. Now you can find an amazing hostel in Istanbul with your desired amenities in the best neighborhood for your next trip to this fantastic destination.

What are the best hostels with dorm beds in Istanbul?

alemdar mah.zeynepsultan camii sok.no:15/A sultana
Overall Rating 100%
Gumussuyu mah. Ulker sk. NO 26 iç kapi NO: 1
Overall Rating 100%
Alemdar Mahallesi, Zeynep Sultan Camii Sokak No 21
Overall Rating 97%
Balabana?a, Harikzedeler Sokak No:24
Overall Rating 97%

Prices for the Best Hostels with Private Rooms in Istanbul

If you're searching for the best hostel with a private room in Istanbul, below are the best hostels and guesthouses in Istanbul with private rooms according to ratings and reviews by previous guests. When we look only at the top 30 hostels with private rooms (the top 25%), the average price is just $21 for a private room. So, you can combine the great vibe of a hostel or guesthouse with the privacy of your own room for your next trip.

What are the best hostels with private rooms in Istanbul?

Mumhane Cad, 31
Overall Rating 100%
Kucukayasofya mah cay?roglu sok no 26
Overall Rating 100%
Değirmenbah?e Street Oru?reis Sokak, No:
Overall Rating 100%
alemdar mah.zeynepsultan camii sok.no:15/A sultana
Overall Rating 100%

What are the best hostels under $10 in Istanbul?

Need to save some cash? Here are the highest rated hostels under $10.

Akbiyik Cadessi
Overall Rating 94%
Katip Mustafa Celebi Mah. Mucadele Cikmazi Sok
Overall Rating 94%
Arap camii Mahallesi arap camii cikmazi no 12.
Overall Rating 93%
Mücadele cikmazi no.5 taksim
Overall Rating 91%

What are the best hostels under $20 in Istanbul?

Need to save some cash? Here are the highest rated hostels under $20.

alemdar mah.zeynepsultan camii sok.no:15/A sultana
Overall Rating 100%
Gumussuyu mah. Ulker sk. NO 26 iç kapi NO: 1
Overall Rating 100%
Alemdar Mahallesi, Zeynep Sultan Camii Sokak No 21
Overall Rating 97%
Sultanahmet Mahallesi Ah?rkap? Caddesi #25
Overall Rating 96%

Hostels in Istanbul with Free Breakfast

It's always nice to wake up to a free breakfast, and these hostels and guesthouses provide one. It can be a good wayt to save money, too. At a hostel, breakfast is also a good time to meet up with other traveles to make plans for the day.

Mumhane Cad, 31
Overall Rating 100%
Değirmenbah?e Street Oru?reis Sokak, No:
Overall Rating 100%
alemdar mah.zeynepsultan camii sok.no:15/A sultana
Overall Rating 100%
Alemdar Mahallesi, Zeynep Sultan Camii Sokak No 21
Overall Rating 97%

Hostels in Istanbul with a Pool

Everyone loves a pool, and these hostels deliver. A pool can add to the fun vibe of a hostel because it's a place where everyone gathers, so you can meet other travelers while you relax. The average price a hostel with a pool in Istanbul is only $13. Check out these great options.

Goztepe Mahallesi, Batisehir Caddesi, Batisehir Si
Overall Rating 60%

Hostels in Istanbul with a Restaurant

If you need a quick and convenient meal, having a restaurant or cafe located right in the hostel is always nice. These hostels and guesthouses offer a place to eat.

Değirmenbah?e Street Oru?reis Sokak, No:
Overall Rating 100%
8 E?refo?lu Sokak
Overall Rating 100%
Alemdar Mahallesi, Zeynep Sultan Camii Sokak No 21
Overall Rating 97%
Sultanahmet Mahallesi Ah?rkap? Caddesi #25
Overall Rating 96%

Hostels in Istanbul with a Bar or Nightclub

Looking for a hostel with some nightlife? The hostels below have bars or nightclubs so you can meet up with other travelers and have a great time through the evening. The average price for a hostel with a bar or nightclub in Istanbul is just $13. So, kick back and have a great time at one of these terrific options.

Mumhane Cad, 31
Overall Rating 100%
Kucukayasofya mah cay?roglu sok no 26
Overall Rating 100%
alemdar mah.zeynepsultan camii sok.no:15/A sultana
Overall Rating 100%
Alemdar Mahallesi, Zeynep Sultan Camii Sokak No 21
Overall Rating 97%

Hostels in Istanbul with a Kitchen

One of the biggest benefits to staying in a hostel is the ability to cook your own meals. This way you can save money, eat healthy, and travel longer on a cheaper budget. These hostels offer kitchens so you can cook. Also, the average price of a hostel with a kitchen in Istanbul is $13.

8 E?refo?lu Sokak
Overall Rating 100%
Sultanahmet Mahallesi Ah?rkap? Caddesi #25
Overall Rating 96%
Hocapasa Mahallesi Ebussuud Caddesi No : 19 Sirkec
Overall Rating 95%
Cankurtaran Mahallesi Kutlugün Sokak No 18
Overall Rating 94%

Pet-Friendly Hostels in Istanbul

If you're bringing dogs or cats with you on your adventure, check out one of these pet-friendly hostels in Istanbul.

Toprak Lule sokak No:1
Overall Rating 87%
Kocatepe mahalle taks?m dolapdere cadde 107
Overall Rating 69%
Goztepe Mahallesi, Batisehir Caddesi, Batisehir Si
Overall Rating 60%
Kocatepe Mahallesi Duvarc? Adem Sokak
Overall Rating 0%

Kid-Friendly Hostels in Istanbul

Sometimes you need an affordable place to stay when traveling as a family with children, and hostels can be a fun and affordable option. Here are some terrific family-friendly hostels, so check them out when planning your next family adventure.

Hoca Pa?a, Ebussuud Cd. No:19
Overall Rating 95%
Balyoz Sokak No:11
Overall Rating 94%
Mollafenari Mahallesi
Overall Rating 91%
Kocatepe mahalle taks?m dolapdere cadde 107
Overall Rating 69%

Hostels in Istanbul with Laundry

If you're traveling for a longer period of time, then eventually you'll want to do some laundry. These hostels offer laundry machines, so plan ahead for your next trip.

Mumhane Cad, 31
Overall Rating 100%
Kucukayasofya mah cay?roglu sok no 26
Overall Rating 100%
Değirmenbah?e Street Oru?reis Sokak, No:
Overall Rating 100%
8 E?refo?lu Sokak
Overall Rating 100%

Hostels in Istanbul with Air Conditioning

Air conditioning can be hit or miss, and depending on the local weather you might really need it. But if you do want it, the hostels below offer it, so hopefully you can sleep comfortably. The average price for a hostel with air conditioning is around $13.

Mumhane Cad, 31
Overall Rating 100%
Kucukayasofya mah cay?roglu sok no 26
Overall Rating 100%
alemdar mah.zeynepsultan camii sok.no:15/A sultana
Overall Rating 100%
8 E?refo?lu Sokak
Overall Rating 100%

What's Nearby

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