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1 room, 2 adults

Second Home Hostel

2-star2 stars
Ebusuud Cad. No: 19, Sirkeci, Eminönü, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34110, Turkey

Hostel with restaurant, near Hagia Sophia
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Good internet service
Delicious food
Awesome vibe
Great amenities

Second Home Hostel

  • Family Room, Private Bathroom
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Deluxe Triple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Economy Single Room (Private Bathroom)
  • Basic Twin Room

What’s around Second Home Hostel


  • In Istanbul City Center
  • Hagia Sophia - 10 min walk
  • Topkapi Palace - 10 min walk
  • Grand Bazaar - 10 min walk
  • Sultanahmet Square - 11 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 15 min walk
  • Galata Tower - 22 min walk
  • Taksim Square - 44 min walk

Getting around

  • Istanbul (IST) - 33 min drive
  • Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) - 53 min drive
  • Istanbul Cankurtaran Station - 13 min walk
  • Istanbul Kumkapi Station - 26 min walk
  • Istanbul Yenikapi Station - 3 min drive
  • Gulhane Station - 3 min walk
  • Sirkeci Station - 5 min walk
  • Eminonu Station - 8 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 15 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No pets or service animals allowed

  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1970
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Turkish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • In-room safe

Second Home Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Second Home Hostel
  • Second Home Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Second Home Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Istanbul
  • Second Home Hostel Istanbul
  • Second Home Istanbul
  • Second Home Hotel Istanbul
  • Second Home Hostel Istanbul


For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 8 per day

Breakfast costs between EUR 3 and EUR 3 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 24 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9,0 From 15 reviews

Very good 8,0
Pleasant hostel with great service.
Pleasant hostel with great service.
Andrew, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Comfortable & convenient base for Sultanahmet
Located in between Galata Bridge and Hagia Sophia, Second Home is well-positioned as a convenient base to explore the historic Istanbul! The hostel itself is also a comfortable place to rest - my single bedroom was as comfortable as my own bedroom (and thus matched well with the Second Home name). I unfortunately stayed here for only a night as a stopover, but I will definitely choose to stay here again on my return to Istanbul.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Will stay here again!
This isn’t the fanciest place to stay in the area, but it’s definitely great value for money. It was clean and the beds were comfy - we shared a bathroom with the other rooms on our floor and it was cleaned throughout her day. The service is 10/10 and the team at Second Home go above and beyond to make sure you feel welcome and that you get the most out of your visit to Istanbul. The hostel is really well located, 3 mins walk from the tram, and within walking distance of the park, loads of museums, the blue mosque and some lovely restaurants. When we go back to Istanbul we will definitely stay here again, and hopefully Mimi the kitten won’t have grown too much by then!
Ellie, gb2 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
Very friendly English speaking staff and hotel very close to main attractions.
Simon, gbTrip with friends

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