Big Apple Hostel & Hotel - Istanbul

Akbiyik Cad.Bayram Firin Sok.No:12 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122  show map
 2 stars
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Big Apple Hostel & Hotel - Istanbul

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Kitchen facilities
Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

TV

Flat-screen TV

Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

The historical Big Apple Hostel & Hotel indulges guests with a rooftop terrace and barbeque grills. The hostel is highlighted with modern décor.

The property is located 1 km away from Istanbul city center with a mosque, a basilica and a museum nearby. Galata Tower, Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi and Yeralti Camii are a 25-minute walk away, while Magnaura Cafe and Antique Turquoise Cafe Restaurant Bar offering assorted delicacies are 50 meters from the venue.

Ataturk airport is 15 minutes' drive from the hostel.

Rooms

Some rooms at Big Apple Hostel & Hotel look down onto the sea. Providing a private safe, cable TV, a dressing area, a seating area and heating, the rooms also offer beds with foam pillows, down pillows and linens. There are private bathrooms provided with hairdryers, complimentary toiletries and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant, local dishes are served.

Services

A free car park, a designated area for smoking, a baggage storage, a safety deposit box and a business center can be used on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Executive/club floor

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Television in lobby
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Kettle
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • In-room computer
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hostel Address:

Akbiyik Cad.Bayram Firin Sok.No:12 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    300 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.1 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.1 km
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    300 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    500 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.7 km
  • Aksaray
    2.8 km
Restaurants
  • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Turkish)
    60 m
  • Cafe Rumist (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European)
    40 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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    Bed type: Bed in shared room
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      Deluxe Triple Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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          How to reach hostel

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          Hostel Address:

          Akbiyik Cad.Bayram Firin Sok.No:12 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Istanbul
            300 m
          Airports
          • Ataturk (IST)
            14.1 km
          • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
            30.1 km
          Train Stations
          • Cankurtaran Train Station
            300 m
          • Sultanahmet Tram Station
            500 m
          Underground stations
          • Sishane Metro Station
            2.7 km
          • Aksaray
            2.8 km
          Restaurants
          • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Turkish)
            60 m
          • Cafe Rumist (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European)
            40 m
          Hostel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            12

          Big Apple Hostel & Hotel Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Blue Mosque - 200 m
          • Basilica Cistern - 400 m

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 200 m

          Places of interest

          • Mosquée Bleue - 200 m
          • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami) - 200 m
          • Le milliaire d'Or - 300 m
          • Istanbul Gay Private Tours - 300 m
          • La fontaine Ahmet III - 300 m
          • Hippodrome - 300 m
          • Saint Sophia - 300 m
          • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak) - 400 m
          • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours - 400 m
          • Petite Sainte Sophie - 500 m
          • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa - 600 m

          Train stations

          • Cankurtaran Train Station - 200 m
          • Sultanahmet Tram Station - 400 m

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan - 200 m
          • Hagia Sophia - 300 m
          • Roman Hippodrome - 300 m
          • Hagia Irene - 400 m
          • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath - 600 m
          • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque - 600 m

          Museums

          • Media Museum - 500 m
          • Archäologisches Museum - 600 m

          Local attractions

          • Istanbul University - 1.6 km
            Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul
          • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque - 1.9 km
            Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
          • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi - 2.3 km
            Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul
          • Suleymaniye Mosque - 1.8 km
            Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul
          • Galata Bridge - 2.0 km
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          Near the hostel

          • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church - 370 m
            Sultanahmet, Istanbul
          • Akbiyik Street - 90 m
            Akbiyik Street, Istanbul
          • Besiktas - 270 m
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          • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque - 350 m
            Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
          • Sultanahmet District - 160 m
            Sultanahmet, Istanbul
          • Blue Mosque - 440 m
            Sultanahmet, Istanbul
          • Arap Camii - 270 m
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          Restaurants nearby

          • Albura Kathisma - 60 m

            Address: Cankurtaran Mah. Yeni AkbIyIk Cad. No:38
            Phone: +90 212 517 90 31

            70% likes this, based on 1048 reviews
            Cuisine: Turkish
            Price Range: CAD 10 - CAD 51

          • Antique Turquoise Cafe Restaurant Bar - 40 m

            Address: AkbIyIk Cad no 40

            72% likes this, based on 385 reviews

          • Metropolis Cafe And Restaurant - 70 m

            Address: Akbiyik Caddesi, Terbiyik Sokak No:19
            Phone: +902125176826

            71% likes this, based on 581 reviews

          • Cafe Rumist - 40 m

            Address: Akbiyik Caddesi No:5
            Phone: 902124586641

            85% likes this, based on 616 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Turkish
            Price Range: CAD 17 - CAD 50

          • Magnaura Cafe - 30 m

            Address: Akbiyik Cad No:27

            72% likes this, based on 311 reviews

          Hostel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            12
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          Big Apple Hostel & Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Big Apple Hostel & Hotel

          Average guest rating

          8.2out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 47 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Couple
            4.2

            English: Location in the center of the Old Town. Русский: Местоположение.

            English: 1. We met the first light cheating while paying: a day before arriving we were informed that the price 325Euro=780TYL, but at the arriving day we were put in front of the fact that the price is 796TYL. Please be careful with exchange on the reception desk. 2.There is no stable hot water, so don't be surprised that much if you'll be stayed in shower without warm water. 3.Soundproofing is ZERO. 4.Heating system is working after your request and switch off when you are slipping and you are again going to ask for it... 5. There is no nice view. Total: the feeling is like owner of the hotel is saving on everything. Легкий развод на курсе валют при оплате. Услуги в номере, которых в реальности НЕТ: Сейф, Кондиционер (не работает на обогрев), Утюг, Гостиный уголок, Звукоизоляция (НЕТ!!!), Горячая вода (нестабильно), Телевизор (не работает), Факсимильный аппарат, Спутниковое телевидение, Кабельное ТВ, Сейф для ноутбука, Кухонные принадлежности, Красивый вид, Отопление по отдельной просьбе, но ночью опять отключают. В комнате тусклое освещение. Общее ощущение: владельцы экономят на всем!

          • Single
            9.2

            Very good location, clean, safe. They have heater and hot water for shower. Excellent breakfast at its terrace. Wifi and internet computer all equipped. Highly recommend!

          • Single
            10.0

            This hostel is located at the old town (Sultanahmet) and convenient to go anywhere in Istanbul. Nice and friendly atmosphere at the hostel. Managers there helped a lot with travel advise, they really did a good job to make you feel like home. The roof top terrace has a nice view facing the Marmaris sea. The breakfast there was great and it never run out of food. Warm and lovely hostel after all.

          • Single
            10.0

            Friendly staff, good location (near Blue Mosque, Aya Sofia, Topkapi etc...), very nice view at the terrace, good breakfast. They have heat and hot shower during winter. I like the cleanliness of this hostel, they have staff cleaning the hostel everyday. Great value of the money you paid with such a quality service. I will return to this same hostel after I finish traveling other cities in Turkey.

          • Single
            10.0

            It has a great location, very close to main tourist attractions such as Sultanahmet, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi etc. The rooms were very clean, so were the bathrooms and toilets. The receptionist was very helpful, always there to help. I especially loved the view to the ocean on the rooftop terrace where the breakfast is served every morning. Great place to relax after a long day of city exploring. I would definetily recommend it to anyone!

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Surely great location, close to Blue Mosque, Aya Sofia, Topkapi Palace, etc...It is like in the heart of the old city but the hostel location remain in a quiet and safe zone. We like the service there, their staff is friendly and nice, and thanks so much for their travel advises and all arrangements. Bed and room are clean. Friendly and easy check-in process. Breakfast was included and we never skip it, it has many variety of food choices. We travel in other cities in Turkey and their breakfast is definitely the best one. Don’t miss out the terrace too. Overall very nice stay and we would come back to stay there again.

          • Couple
            8.2

            Very good location, close to the main monuments of Sultanahmet (Blue mosque, etc..) and quiet in spite of the numerous hotels in the area. The staff was nice and helpful (we booked a night bus to Cappadocia with them, all was ok). The room was comfortable and well-equipped (air conditioning, hair dryer, tv). Very good breakfast (cheese, eggs, fruit, vegetables, cakes, etc).

            Good to know : the hotel applies a 3% commission on the price if you don't pay cash, as was our case. You can pay in euro.

          • Single
            7.8

            Good Location, and very friendly-helpful staffs.

            Lack of electrical sockets in the my room where I have to charge my mobile near the common internet PC lounge. A small rack with a electrical socket will be perfect near the bunk bed.

          • Single
            10.0

            So good place, i want to come again. Thanks for everything

          • Couple
            7.4

            Nice hotel just 3 min walking from the main places in Istanbul (Aya Sofia, Blue Mosque etc), with a beautiful view from the roof-bar. The hotel is in a quite street just round the corner of a street full of restaurant and pubs. If you need a car-park they will reserve you one -for free- in front of the hotel.

            The room was not so clean, and bed was without the top-sheet between the bottom-sheet and the blanket.

          • Family with children
            10.0

            They had a very friendly and efficient staff, the rooms were clean and fairly new, and reasonably priced for such a great location, great breakfast

          • Single
            10.0

            The staff treat every traveler like their own family:)))

            I liked everything about it.

          • Single
            10.0

            Everything is perfect :) Staff is friendly, rooms are clean

          • Single
            10.0

            Evertthing is wonderfull

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            cheap!!! The staff is helpful and nice.

            there is not enough plug. 地點於山下,雖然近景點,但需要行上行落(3分鐘左右)景點。

          How to reach hostel

          hostel Big Apple Hostel & Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
          Show big map »

          Hostel Address:

          Akbiyik Cad.Bayram Firin Sok.No:12 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Istanbul
            300 m
          Airports
          • Ataturk (IST)
            14.1 km
          • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
            30.1 km
          Train Stations
          • Cankurtaran Train Station
            300 m
          • Sultanahmet Tram Station
            500 m
          Underground stations
          • Sishane Metro Station
            2.7 km
          • Aksaray
            2.8 km
          Restaurants
          • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Turkish)
            60 m
          • Cafe Rumist (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European)
            40 m
          Hostel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            12