Big Apple Hostel Istanbul

Big Apple Hostel Istanbul is one of the newest and cosiest hostels in the city. located in the heart of old city of Istanbul, Sultanahmet minutes away Hagia Sophia, Basilica istern, Topkapi Palace, Spice Bazaar, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque

Big Apple Hostel Istanbul

Big Apple Hostel Istanbul

We are ready to host you with our renewed ( in 2008 ) single , double , triple rooms and male , female , mix dorms, all included bed linen and towels. Our guests can also avail of free wireless Internet access and telephone and fax facilities.

The sea view terrace and the top roof of the hostel are great places for enjoying breakfast and barbeques, you can also watch the fascinating view of istanbul sipping your drink here

Our hostel is full of fun and friendly, the ideal starting point for those looking to enjoy the many things Istanbul has to offer!

Our slogan and understanding is “We are happy if you are happy’

We have several computers available for guests to use and we also have wireless internet connection

Big Apple Hostel in Istanbul

Big Apple Hostel in Istanbul


By air- WE HAVE A 24 HOUR AIRPORT PICK UP SERVICE. We can collect you from the ATATURK airport (Main Airport on the European side) for �20 PLEASE PAY ATTENTION…. THIS COST IS NOT ONLY PER PERSON, BUT FOR UP TO 8 PERSONS IN TOTAL. Please meet at the Meeting Point pick up next to the information desk number 1. We will need to know your airline, flight number, arrival date and time. Please also specify if you are arriving at Ataturk airport or Sabiha Gocken airport. Please email us this information at least 24 hours before you are due to arrive. We can also pick you up from the SABIHA GOKCEN Airport(on the Asian side) for 50� . This cost is also valid up to 8 persons.
Alternatively, from Ataturk airport, take the airport bus shuttle (the Havas bus) or tramway-metro to Aksaray. From there take another tram to Sultanahmet. (the tram runs from 06.00 in the morning to 23.30 in the night). Follow the directions below once you get off the tram.

From Sabiha Gocken airport, you can also take the shuttle bus to Taksim . The bus leaves at 0500 and 0600 and also every half hour between 18.00-23.00. From 23.00-1.00 there may be an additional service every half an hour. From Taksim, you can take a taxi to our hostel or take the metro to Kabatas and then tram to go to Sultanhamet. Follow the directions below, once you get off the tram. Visit the Havas website for more details.

By bus- take the tram to Aksaray. From there you need to cross the main road via the pedestrian subway (which is underneath the road). After you exit the subway, you will see another tram line opposite you, called Yusuf Pasa. Take the tram to Sultanahmet. Make sure you are going in the right direction! Get off at the Sultanahmet stop. Get off the tram and walk downhill. You will see a Tourist Information office. They are open in the daytime and they can help direct you to the guesthouse. If not, walk through the park towards the Blue Mosque. Pass in front of the Blue Mosque on your right. Walk down the road – you will see the Blue Hotel (MAVI EV) on the corner. Turn right as the road curves. Take the first road on the left. You will see numerous carpet shops. Walk down and then take the first road on the left and then the first right- you will see the BIG APPLE HOSTEL sign. In case you have any problems, please phone us and we will come and get you.

By train-If you let us know when you are arriving we may be able to pick you up from the train station for FREE!!! (except on Sundays). Please phone us when you arrive at Sirkeci train station to see if this is possible. Alternatively, take the tram opposite the station to Sultanahmet and then follow the directions given above.

By boat- when you arrive at Karakoy, walk across Galata Bridge and take the tram to Sultanahmet.(FREE pick up from the Karak�y Harbour as well. Please just let us know before you arrive there)

Don’t be misled by offers of alternative accommodation- there are many people working on commission… who can take you to unpleasant accommodation!

Address: Akbiyik Caddesi Bayramfirin Sok no:12, Sultanahmet, Turkey

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