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About Galata West!

Galata West Hostel is your new comfortable home located at the heart of Istanbul, in the historical Galata district perfectly situated between the shopping and entertainment center, Taksim, and the cultural center, Sultanahmet.

Our hostel is well-maintained and run with a passion. We take pride in having many guests extend their stay every week and in our rooftop terrace with a unique view of the Galata Tower, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Beyazit Tower, Suleymaniye Mosque and the Golden Horn.

We are pleased to welcome all travelers, hikers, bikers and backpackers.


Breakfast is 2€ for per person between 8:30-9:30. It includes tea, coffee, fresh bread, a boiled egg, tomatoes, cucumbers,  strawberry jam, cream cheese, butter, honey and chocolate. We also serve Turkish omelet and Turkish baked goods every few days during most of the year.
Free Coffee
Free Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
Free Use of Hostel Laptops and Printer
All rooms have Air-conditioning
Free Clean and Fresh Sheets, Pillow and Blanket cases
24 hours Reception
24 hours Hot Water
Fully equipped Guest Kitchen
Washing Machine/Dryer
City and Travel Information
Laundry facilities,  water-pipe (hookah) and shower packs available for a fee


Our capacity is 42 beds:
3 x Double Private En suite with private bathroom
3 x Double Private Room with shared bathroom
2 x 2 Bed Private Room with shared bathroom
1 x 4 Bed Female Dorm with shared bathroom
4 x 4 Bed Mixed Dorm with shared bathroom
1 x 6 Bed Mixed Dorm with shared bathroom


Check in: 12:00 p.m.
Check out: 10:00 a.m.


We accept both cash (euros, dollars or Turkish liras) and credit card.

%5 service charge will be added to the bill when using credit cards

Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 48 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel’s conditions. In the event of a no-show, the total of the first night’s accommodation will be charged to your credit card. If you cancel any individual night of your reservation, then the deposit for that night will not be refunded or transferred.