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Located in a completely renovated historic building, Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul has a large rooftop terrace with stunning city views. The hostel offers modern rooms and dormitories with free Wi-Fi only 2297 feet from Taksim Square. Featuring a contemporary design, the rooms and dormitories of Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul include air conditioning, heating and a safe box or lockers. They all have a shared or private bathroom. Some rooms and dormitories also offer a balcony and city views. Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul serves buffet breakfast at the top floor. The top floor terrace also hosts a bar and a pizzeria. There is a table football and a cinema projection screen for the various events and evening entertainment on the terrace. Free business center with desktop computers and a laundry room are also available at the hostel. Taksim Square is connected to the bohemian streets of Galata, Beyoglu and Cukurcuma. Istiklal Avenue is just a 10-minute walk away with numerous restaurants, cafés, bars, shops and art galleries. The hostel is only 2625 feet from Taksim Metro Station and 12 mi from Ataturk Airport. Istanbul Airport is within 29 mi.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul has been welcoming guests since Jan 27, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Istanbul
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Muhammed
    Breakfast until 12:00, Value for money, Great common area for hanging out, nice Locker, AC
  • Jennifer
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Really nice hostel, very clean. I had a private room With a little shower and they cleaned it daily when I went out. The shared toilet was mostly clean all the time besides a couple early mornings. The roof is amazing for sunsets. Really nice...
  • Carmen
    The location is great for a nightover, really close to the bus station to the airport.
  • Deniz
    It was my very first time at hostels and I didn't think it would be this much good and fun ! The hostel was clean and safe , the staff were very friendly and it was 15 minutes walk to taqsim square wich was really close .
  • Sarah
    the outstanding service the genuine and very professional staff which took very good care of us, from the moment we walked in :) thank you so much for everything! you guys rock! 🎉 #Gamze #Ali
  • Adeel
    Perfect for solo travellers. Very close to city center and Bus stops. Has good breakfast and comfortable stay
  • Christine
    Everything! You guys made my stay super memorable!!!!! Thank you so muchhhhh for everythinggggg! Its not only a houseeeeee, its more of everythinggggf! Gamze, Ozgun, Saifff, Ozkannnnnnnnn 💙💙💙💙💙💙
  • Dayana
    Costa RicaCosta Rica
    Ali , Oskan & Sayf are Wabi Sabi superstars! Thank you guys.
  • Selim
    I loved the staff especially Ali, Ozgün, Seyf,Mert, Adnan and how clean the rooms were for the price. From previous experiences, it's definitely the best hostel from Istanbul. The place is vivid thanks to the staff and the other residing guests
  • Hamza
    close to Taksim and very friendly staff breakfast is acceptable regarding the room value definitely will stay again in this hostel

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Regarding this 4 bed dormitory room, is it a female room or mixed room?

    it s mixed but if there is an availbilty since we have a lot of rooms like this we can arrange female 4 bed dormitory room as well if requested.
    Answered on 22 August 2019
  • In this 4 females room is the bathroom inside the room

    Answered on 13 December 2019
  • Hello, do you have private curtains in dorm rooms at the bunks?

    Hi dear Yes we have Regards
    Answered on 14 October 2022
  • Hello Is it possible to pay in cash once we arrive and if so how do we book? Thank you in advance

    Hello dear yes you can pay in here.
    Answered on 19 September 2022
  • Do all the beds have curtains?

    Yes, all beds have curtains.
    Answered on 2 July 2023
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Well, we are very close but not situated on the main street so it s usually very quiet at night.
    Answered on 22 August 2019
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Bunk Roof
    • Cuisine

Amenities of Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Linens
  • City view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinners
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Karaoke
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 10 per day.
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Lockers
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Currency exchange
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Business center
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key card access
    • Key access
    • Safe
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Wake-up service
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Soundproof
    • Private entrance
    • Elevator
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    Languages Spoken
    • Azerbaijani
    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Russian
    • Turkish
    • Ukrainian

    House rules

    Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM


    Until 11:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    FAQs about Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul

    • Check-in at Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul is 2.5 miles from the center of Istanbul. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Karaoke
      • Evening entertainment
      • Walking tours
      • Nightclub/DJ
      • Temporary art galleries
      • Tour or class about local culture
      • Themed dinners
      • Live music/Performance
      • Bar crawls
      • Bicycle rental
      • Bike tours
      • Movie nights
      • Happy hour

    • Wabi Sabi Hostel Istanbul has 1 restaurant:

      • Bunk Roof