The International Orient Hostel

The International Orient HostelI guess the easiest way to tell people about the International Orient Hostel in Istanbul, Turkey, is to let the folks tell their own story…

Orient Hostel International is Istanbul’s best-known and most popular hostel. The Orient has been around forever and shows admirable staying power. The Orient Hostel is situated on the hillside in Sultanahmet, located a few minutes walk from tourist favorites Topkapi Palace, The Blue Mosque and Haghia Sophia. The Orient offers cheap, clean accommodation ranging from dorm rooms to private rooms with either shared or private bathrooms. Our attentive and helpful staff, make you welcome with a friendly atmosphere and water-pipe (hookah) nights in the terrace cafe-restaurant during the high season.

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Other attractions within 20 minutes walk from the Orient include The Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, Hippodrome and Cemberlitas as well as numerous museums. Handy and easy to use trams and metro services are also close by.

The Orient Hostel offers its unique in-house travel agency who will be pleased to organize local tours around Istanbul as well as travel and accommodation arrangements around Turkey. The qualified staff will be able to tailor an itinerary that fits your time and budget requirements.

The rooftop cafe is an ideal space for meals and quieter evenings during warmer months.

The Orient Hostel also provides free of charge…
24 hour reception
High speed internet access
WiFi connection (in main building and terrace cafe)
Clean fresh sheets, pillow, blanket
Book exchange
Safe deposit box
Board and card games
Dictionary and language phrase books
Adapter, charger and converter
Luggage room
Parking for travelers with bicycles and motorbikes
24 hour hot water
No curfew or lockout

The International Orient Hostel
Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Akbıyık Cd. No:9
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 212 517 94 93

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Vagabond Travel came into being April 16, 2014 when I departed Canada heading for Mexico City. I have no destination in mind, nor an itinerary to follow. This is a sort of website, journal and travel blog all rolled into one. That's about it.

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