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Best accommodation in Istanbul
İstanbul has plenty of areas worth visiting, so it's no surprise that you'll want to find the best accommodations in the city depending on the areas you choose to explore.
The following post was written in order to gather for you some of the accommodations (whether hotels, vacation apartments or hostels) that are considered the most recommended in Istanbul.
All the recommendations were written after research I conducted on social networks and online, in order to find the most authentic recommendations for you.
I really hope this post will help you find hotels that will make your stay in Istanbul much more pleasant.
For each hotel I also added a direct link to the reservation through the Agoda website - a site that in my opinion provides the best prices for accommodations in the world (and I personally book from it regularly...!)
Agoda is a subsidiary of Booking.com and is considered a very reliable company.
I will also include links to bookings through Booking.com for those who prefer :)
So let's get started so you can book the right accommodations for your upcoming trip to Istanbul, today :)
A note about these recommendations
Not every hotel will always give the best service compared to what others have experienced, and it is important to take this into account.
The goal of the post is to stay up to date and try to give the best recommendations.
If you encountered mistakes in the post, an unpleasant experience and maybe a really good recommendation for a hotel that is not on the list - feel free to comment in the post and I will be happy to correct and add information.
In addition, a small icon is attached to each recommendation that indicates whether it is a hotel, hostel and vacation apartment.
So shall we begin?
Recommended hotels in Istanbul around Taksim Square and Istiklal
One of the hotels that received the most recommendations from travelers.
A 4 star hotel that has a spa and pool and is located very close to Taksim Square and all the attractions around.
It is worth making sure to book the new rooms in the hotel and not the old ones, as there are considerable differences between them.
Another 4-star hotel, located at the end of Istiklal Street, about 15 minutes from Taksim Square.
Rooms are clean and equipped with all the facilities you need, plus breakfast is included in the reservation (just make sure).
A luxury 5-star hotel that has received countless recommendations from travelers.
It is located in a central area near Taksim Square.
Big and clean rooms with all the facilities you need in the room and inside the hotel.
Another luxury 4-star hotel offering a hammam, pool, large and clean rooms and excellent service.
Located literally a few minutes walk from Taksim Square, from all the shops and restaurants of the area.
CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul
Five-star, luxurious and luxurious hotel in Taksim Square area.
Very suitable for anyone who wants a pampering place to sleep that includes a hammam, pool and even massage.
The price of the hotel depends on its quality, but please note that children under 13 years old can stay in the hotel for free.
Recommended hotels and hostels in Istanbul near Kadiköy neighborhood
Ikiz Konak Boutique Hotel
A cute boutique hotel that has received excellent reviews from travelers.
Excellent for those who want a quiet corner in the cutest neighborhood of Istanbul.
Clean and well designed rooms, good service, and all at a really affordable price.
Buem Hotel Koşuyolu
A new and prestigious hotel that recently opened in the neighborhood and has already received excellent reviews.
Relative to the fact that it is rated as a 4-star hotel, the prices are significantly cheaper than the hotels in the Taksim Square area.
Children under 13 can stay at the hotel at no additional cost..!
Excellent location in Kadikoy neighborhood, in a slightly less touristy area but close to the beaches.
A 4-star hotel with clean and specially designed rooms and breakfast included in the price.
Sweet Erenkoy Apartment
Lovely holiday apartment for those more into staying in an apartment.
Equipped with everything you need and suitable for 2 people (or two really close couples).
The owner of the apartment is available to help with whatever is needed, which gives a good feeling to everyone who arrives.
Moda Drei Hostel
Cute and recommended hostel in the heart of Kadikoy neighborhood, close to all the restaurants, bars and shops of the neighborhood.
One of the cheapest options for a hostel in the area that gives back good value.
Each dorms bed has a small shelf and private lighting for each.
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Recommended hotels and hostels in Istanbul in the Eminönü neighborhood
An entire apartment is at your service in one of Istanbul's most popular areas.
There is a choice of apartments, each of which can suit a different group size.
There are apartments suitable for couples/singles and there are apartments suitable for families.
All apartments are equipped with a kitchen, toilet and private showers and a bedroom.
Recommended Hotels in Sabiha Gökçen (Airport Area)
Luxury 5 star hotel located about 15 minutes drive from the airport.
You will find a spa, pool, gym and all the facilities you need in the room.
Relative to this kind of hotel the prices are definitely low and even breakfast is included.
Cute hotel located right next to the airport.
Offers clean rooms and a pleasant option for a night close to the airport at a cheap price.
There are plenty of other good accommodations in Turkey at different price-points that can suit the different nature of each trip.
If you found a place to stay that you really liked, feel free to comment on my post and I'll add it to the list :)
If you find mistakes or accommodations that really let you down - write me in the comments and I'll be sure to address it.
Note that the blog is a hub for recommended accommodations by many travelers and not all of them may receive exactly the same service as the other.
Hope you really enjoy your visit to Istanbul, it is definitely an amazing city :)
and on a personal note.
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I have a confession..
Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which means that if you book something through them, the prices are the same, AND you are getting me closer towards my first million ;)
My dream is to make a living from this blog, and I hope that while I help you fulfill your travel dreams, you can also help me get closer to my dream.
So if you appreciate the content you read and you trust the value of my recommendations, I would love for you to book your travel reservations through those links.
Enjoy your trip :)