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We are Second Home Hostel
Since 2009, we have been providing a welcoming, clean and safe place for visitors to our wonderful, historic city. We are always ready to assist you in finding local attractions and historical places of interest. Our central location in the historical district, makes it easy to reach many of the wonderful sights by foot. Your second home provides affordable accomodation as well as advice about travelling throughout our wonderful country.
We are looking forward to seeing you.

Centrally Located
Located between the old town and the new town, the ideal location to discover this whole city and what it has to offer. Second home hostel is within walking distance to the following cultural attractions: Gülhane Park-Topkapı Palace-Basilica Cistern-Hagia Sophia-Blue Mosque-Grand Bazaar-Spice Bazaar-Rüstempaşa Mosque-Galata Tower-Süleymaniye Mosque Also we are close to local restaurants area where you can have tasty and cheap food.

Easy Transportation
We have an airport pick up service for very reasonable prices on request. We are also located near Gulhane tram stops, bus stations, ferries and airport shuttle stops, making it easy to get to all of the sights of Istanbul and beyond.

Breakfast Included
Breakfast is included with all accomodation, so you can start your day easily dining and chatting with fellow travelers. Breakfast serving time is between 08:30 and 11:30. Breakfast includes cheese, olives, salami, eggs, jam, butter, bread, tomato, cucumber, milk, cornflakes, biscuit and on certain days we also serve special Turkish omelette and all kind of teas and nescafe.
You can also enjoy the tastiest and healthiest foods at lunch and dinner, for only 5€ each.

Different Room Choices
Dormitory, hostel rooms, private rooms or suites; we have every kind of accomodation choices. So there will certainly be something to match your budget. You can check out room pictures here and make a reservation here.

There are common showers and bathrooms on the corridors. Private rooms have air-conditioning, shared rooms have fans and all rooms have heating. Laundry (washing-drying-folding 20TL only), free towels, linen and sheets (we can change every 2-3 days if you want). Guest kitchen is available between 13.00 and 21.00, for 3€ only. We have security cameras at key locations with 24-hour reception and a safe box in which you may store your valuables. Also, no curfew.

Check-In & Check-Out
Check in time is 13:30. If you come early, you can keep your bags in luggage storage.
Check out time is 10:30. Again, you are free to store your luggage here if you are coming back after discovering around or if you have flight later than this time.

Friendly Staff
Travelling alone or in a group, there are plenty of opportunities to socialize. Enjoy a delicious barbecue on our roof top terrace with us. Play backgammon, smoke hookah, listen music or just admire the breathtaking view over the Bosphorus and Europe side of Istanbul. Our staffs cook delicious Turkish Ravioli and you get a chance to meet with another guest, dance with Turkish Music on this night (: Friday and Saturday , we've pub crawl in Taksim-Beyoğlu, we take taxis for 5 min. and walk through Istiklal Street. After 2 or 3 rooftop bars, you are free to enjoy your night as you decide! We can help arrange tours in both Istanbul and all around Turkey, provide helpful tips and information about the city, and help with any other of your travel needs. We are here to make your stay enjoyable.

Rooftop Terrace
After a long day exploring the wonders of the city, you can relax on rooftop terrace. We make waterpipe between 19:00 - 02:00 and you are free to bring your own drink, food and have it up there! Each week we make BBQ party on rooftop terrace, followed by a pub crawl to Taksim (the centre of nightlife and live music in Istanbul). Wireless internet is available. So, you can connect to the internet with your own device at terrace.

Printer, Fax & Telephone
We have printer, fax and telephone services available for a nominal fee.

Wireless Internet
Wirelless internet is everywhere. You can connect the internet from everywhere in the hostel 24-hours. We also have 2 public computers available at reception, free charge for our guests to use.

Here is all our facilities:
Price Included
Price Excluded
• Breakfast service. (08:30 - 11:30)
• 24-Hours reception service.
• Wi-Fi access in everywhere.
• Public computers.
• Central heating.
• Ceiling fan in rooms.
• A/C in private rooms.
• Linens and towels.
• 24-Hours hot water.
• Desk and chair in rooms.
• Rooftop terrace with a nice wiew.
• Guest kitchen.
• Luggage storage.
• Hair dryer.
• Laundry service.
• Water pipe.
• International calls.
• Lockers.
• Lunch.
• Dinner.

Private Pick-up from;
• Atatürk Airport
• Sabiha Gökçen Airport

Shuttle Bus to;
• Atatürk Airport
• Sabiha Gökçen Airport

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