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Mebusan Yokusu SK. NO 35 Cihangir Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey Map Send to a friend

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Stray Cat Hostel

Mebusan Yokusu SK. NO 35 Cihangir Beyoglu

Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Common Room

Important Information

Check in after 14.00
Check out 11.00 am

Please inform about arrival time

Payment by cash or credit card upon arrival.

We have safe deposits boxes free of use at reception, we do not accept responsibility of valuables that was not put in safe deposit boxes.

We have strict age limit regulation for dormitory rooms, older than 35 years cannot book the dormitory beds, in case of booking deposit is not refundable and booking is not admitted.

If you need parking please note there is metered street parking in front of the hostel and there ıs also some closed parking lots you can pay at near the hostel.

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Excellent 91%
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' Turkey’s largest city has always been a haven for the cats, which have been considered part of city life for decades. The Stray Cat Hostel has taken Istanbul’s unofficial mascot as its spirit animal and inspiration.....” From the article at Travel & Leisure Magazine — by Matt Haber

Central Location

Free city spy maps highlighted with city specials

Free luggage storage before check in and after check out

Free safe deposit boxes

At Stray Cat Hostel we endeavour you to have authentic, creative and engaging travel experience in Istanbul. Here we, the staff, are travelers' connection to the city. We are here to present you different ways to enjoy Istanbul .

The location of the hostel, Cihangir, helps us achieve this, as it is easy for roaming around the city for night or day life from where we are located. For instance, 500 meters up the hill you reach Taksim area which may be called a new city center with lots of bars, clubs, shops, cafes and art galleries, this area is alive 24 hours. 150 meters down the street there is a tram stop, in 15 minutes this tram takes you to the old historical part of Istanbul with touristic sights like Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace or Underground Cistern. There are all night open tea houses next to the Bosphorus sea down 200 meters from the hostel to enjoy yourself with the view of the sea, made better with the company of a cup of Turkish tea or coffee.

There are different types of rooms, single, double , triple rooms and also dorms with four beds, mixed or female options. Most of the dorm rooms have single beds not bunks, so it maybe a preference. Some rooms have their own showers and toilets and others have a shower and toilet just next to them on every floor.

Stray Cat Hostel is a social hostel, but not a party one. There is some writing on the entrance wall which explains our preference about tolerance: We are not able to tolerate any kind of behaviour consisting of religious, sexual, or ethnic discrimination. This is for the comfort of any individual staying with us.

Enjoy being in Istanbul .

P.S.: We offer a free night stay to artistic travelers who want to make a performance or art in the hostel. Murals and paintings made by previous guests and artists cover our walls. Please let us know if you wish to contribute this.

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Important Information

Check in after 14.00
Check out 11.00 am

Please inform about arrival time

Payment by cash or credit card upon arrival.

We have safe deposits boxes free of use at reception, we do not accept responsibility of valuables that was not put in safe deposit boxes.

We have strict age limit regulation for dormitory rooms, older than 35 years cannot book the dormitory beds, in case of booking deposit is not refundable and booking is not admitted.

If you need parking please note there is metered street parking in front of the hostel and there ıs also some closed parking lots you can pay at near the hostel.

' Turkey’s largest city has always been a haven for the cats, which have been considered part of city life for decades. The Stray Cat Hostel has taken Istanbul’s unofficial mascot as its spirit animal and inspiration.....” From the article at Travel & Leisure Magazine — by Matt Haber

Central Location

Free city spy maps highlighted with city specials

Free luggage storage before check in and after check out

Free safe deposit boxes

At Stray Cat Hostel we endeavour you to have authentic, creative and engaging travel experience in Istanbul. Here we, the staff, are travelers' connection to the city. We are here to present you different ways to enjoy Istanbul .

The location of the hostel, Cihangir, helps us achieve this, as it is easy for roaming around the city for night or day life from where we are located. For instance, 500 meters up the hill you reach Taksim area which may be called a new city center with lots of bars, clubs, shops, cafes and art galleries, this area is alive 24 hours. 150 meters down the street there is a tram stop, in 15 minutes this tram takes you to the old historical part of Istanbul with touristic sights like Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace or Underground Cistern. There are all night open tea houses next to the Bosphorus sea down 200 meters from the hostel to enjoy yourself with the view of the sea, made better with the company of a cup of Turkish tea or coffee.

There are different types of rooms, single, double , triple rooms and also dorms with four beds, mixed or female options. Most of the dorm rooms have single beds not bunks, so it maybe a preference. Some rooms have their own showers and toilets and others have a shower and toilet just next to them on every floor.

Stray Cat Hostel is a social hostel, but not a party one. There is some writing on the entrance wall which explains our preference about tolerance: We are not able to tolerate any kind of behaviour consisting of religious, sexual, or ethnic discrimination. This is for the comfort of any individual staying with us.

Enjoy being in Istanbul .

P.S.: We offer a free night stay to artistic travelers who want to make a performance or art in the hostel. Murals and paintings made by previous guests and artists cover our walls. Please let us know if you wish to contribute this.

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Expensive compared with other things you can find in the centre of Istambul.
Noisy, little street with a lot of traffic (weekend)
Breakfast... we have to have breakfast outside because of cat's smell (one thing is share space with cats, another thing is not to clean cat's sand)

Overall
1
Location
2
Cleanliness
1
Value
1
Facilities
3
Service
2

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Everything was very good, but breakfast very reduced.
Service very helpful and friendly.
There was only one thing we were not satisfied with: We couldn't open the window in our room, so it was very warm inside.

But totaly we can recommend the hostel for eveyone who looks for a short and cheap place in Istanbul!

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

It was a good stay with STray cat but when it comes to go to Takshim squar, really used to feel that i am died!!! However it is very close to Trame which is really good!!!

You can't have everything at same time!!!

Jassi

Overall
2
Location
1
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
3
Service
3

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Cheap and not bad located

Overall
3
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
3
Facilities
4
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Very nice people, very helpful. Good location, next to the tram, 4 stops away from the monuments.
If we go again to Istanbul we know where to stay !

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Nice people, nice location, nice breakfast, all what you want in a hostel

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Staff very kind

Overall
3
Location
3
Cleanliness
3
Value
4
Facilities
3
Service
4

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • STEAMROOM
  • Security Lockers
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Safe Deposit Box

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Elevator
  • Jobs Board

parking

  • Bicycle Parking
  • Map
  • Streetview
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