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Cheers Hostel Istanbul is located in the heart of Sultanahmet, just minutes from Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. It offers a terrace bar with views of the Old Istanbul. Rooms at Cheers Hostel are individually decorated and come with air conditioning. Common bathrooms are located along the corridors. Linen and towels are provided. The hostel’s Wintergarden Terrace & Panoramic Bar serves kebabs and international cuisine. Guests can also enjoy a self-mixed Mojito. Cheers Hostel is located only a few minutes’ walk from tourist attractions such as the Underground Cistern, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar.

This is our guests' favourite part of Istanbul, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Cheers Hostel has been welcoming guests since 23 Jul 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Istanbul, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Vegetarian, Halal


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Room type
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
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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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  • Fábio
    Great hostel located really near Santa Sophia Basilica. Great location, great staff, with a huge and amazing hostel environment. Each bed has its own space for storage, with a huge amount of space. Many activities to promove interaction between...
  • Grace
    United StatesUnited States
    Super good location and very friendly staff. Great events for those looking to meet other travelers.
  • Fabien
    Amazing athmosphere, amazing staff, amazing rooftop bar (try the white wine there). Recommend the private rooms which are in a building 50m from the main building, you will get the privacy you want
  • Antoinette
    Great location, comfortable beds (private rooms are in a separate building), ridiculous amount of stairs haha but delicious breakfast and such amazing staff, really made you feel comfortable and at home! My bag was left in Athens when I arrived...
  • Bruno
    wonderful hostel, everybody loves to help you organize your stay in Istanbul, perfect location. great !! thanks to the team
  • Kristof
    - Super central - Quite social - Organised boat party - Gave advice - Decent bar
  • Kodeih
    Nice staff, welcoming and helpful. The location is very good, near many facilities and sites to visit.
  • Laura
    Personnel very kind and proactive. Position is perfect since many relevant historical places to visit are at walking distance ( 5-10 minutes). I would definetly reccommend Cheers for people with a short trip
  • Tayip
    If you are looking for a social hostel with social activities, then Cheers is definitely the right place. It is perfectly located between Sultanahmet and Sirkeci with good access to the tram line. The staff was always very helpful and the private...
  • Ana
    The location is perfect, and the bed is comfortable. The staff is accommodating and nice.

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few hours

  • Hello Is it possible for late check in if I inform before? I will arrive at the airport at 22 so I expect it to take around 2 hours to get to citycen..

    Hello, We have 24 hours reception service. You can check late night. Kindest Regards
    Answered on 18 March 2021
  • You will get the room alone for myself

    we have private single rooms
    Answered on 19 August 2022
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Answered on 9 September 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    Answered on 9 September 2019
  • Can a male stay here?

    this is the question ? female dorm room only for girl :) sorry you can't stay
    Answered on 2 November 2021
  • In mixed dormitory rooms of 8 beds .. there is only 1 bathroom ? Or 2 bathrooms ?

    Hi, inside there one only but nex door have one more WC bath room
    Answered on 23 April 2022
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Property surroundings *

Facilities of Cheers Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Pub crawls
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 10 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Mosquito net
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Korean
  • Turkish

House rules

Cheers Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 13:30

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Available 24 hours



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that we have a lovely dog at the hostel, it belongs to us.

We accept guests only the age between 18-40 years old in the dormitory rooms.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Cheers Hostel

  • Cheers Hostel is 450 yards from the centre of Istanbul. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Cheers Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Halal

  • Check-in at Cheers Hostel is from 13:30, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Cheers Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Pub crawls
    • Cooking class
    • Happy hour

  • The prices at Cheers Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.