Kiwi and Turkish partnership bring in a new style.
Taksim Sopha Hostel located in beyoglu/taksim area which is the center of istanbul and heart of fun & places to see.
We aim to give you a home away from home feel so you can make the most of your time in Istanbul as if you were visiting a old friend.
We are located only 2 minutes to the famous Istiklal Street (pedestrian) which is the 24 hour party and shopping centre of istanbul. We are 10 minutes to the old city ( Sultanahmet ) where you can visit the famous Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace amongst other things.
We have 3 dormitories;
10 bed shared bathroom
6 bed shared bathroom
4 bed with ensuite
2 double private rooms with ensuites
Free luggage storage
Free tea and coffee
Laundry facilities to wash your clothes if you've been on the road for a while
A small modest guest kitchen
24 hour reception
No curfew or lockout
Travel information to help you plan the next stage of your journey without getting scammed by dodgy tour guides
Free pub crawls
Free walking tour (not like the typical tourist walking tour scams, we will tell you the local and real stuff.)
Free costume party (we have more than a thousand costumes, you will chose or combine your costume, and we will go out well dressed!)
and free hug :)
Travellers, students, tourists always complain that they CAN NOT MEET so many Real Turkish People, while turkish people complain about not meeting tourists... Sofa Hostel is thought to be one those cosy places in which young people all over the world could meet their future Turkish Friends.
To smell the real character of Istanbul - Today, Sofa Hostel offers you to stay close to Taksim Square, Istiklal Street (the famous pedestrian street), Public Transportation (bus, minibus, subway, taxi, tram, funicular) all around the city and to the airport.
You can also get free information from the staff of the hostel about the new events and 'where to go, how to do' instructions.
We provide from and to the airport transfer services, travel information for the travellers, booking help for the events like live concerts, football games, whirling dervishes shows, cinema, exhibitions, etc...