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Get to know us better

Since the year 2010, Agora Guesthouse is located in the old city, Sultanahmet .It has been serving as a guesthouse with a terrace restaurant, 10 private guest rooms and 46 bunk beds in 6 dormitory rooms that are designed in a modern way.

Our hotel is just a walk away from the historical attractions such as Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, museum, Spice Bazaar, Galata Tower and Grand Bazaar and it is just 15 minutes away from the shopping and entertainment centers of Istanbul such as Taksim, Nişantaşı, and Cevahir. Both you can take the tram, metro, ferry or bus stops in our immediate vicinity and benefit from private transfer service.

You can taste the delicious dishes from the Turkish and world cuisine in our rooftop restaurant which is located on the 4th floor of our hotel with completely dominated view of the bosphorous. Until now, we have hosted thousands of people from all over the world and from every age group, regardless of language, religion, race or color. We had many nice memories, stories, and we made good friends. We are also grateful to all our guests who prefer us and all our employees who have worked for our property.

Make Agora Guesthouse & Hostel your temporary home and get a taste for the capital of the history,Istanbul from a popping location. Start your day   with our free buffet breakfast and then lose yourself in Istanbul's tiny winding alleys. Or, head out to the museums, palaces, cisterns,  before coming back to chat to our friendly and open minded staff about the best spots in Turkey.If you'd rather stay in, our bar's open by 01:00 am.


We're located in the heart of Istanbul, so close to Hagia Sophia church ,The Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Grand bazaar. We're also just a 15 minute tram ride from/to Taksim area.To get you started, Sultanahmet tram stop's a 5-minute walk from our doorstep. If you're arriving from Istanbul Airport, get the Havaist busses to our nearest stop, hippodrome, then just cross over the main square to find us – it's a 1,5-hour journey at most.

Rooms and Dorms

Our rooms are bright, modern and air-conditioned, with bed linen provided for free and towels for hire. Choose a private double or twin room if you want a little extra space, or get social in one of our mixed or female-only dorms. Our beds come with individual curtains, and you'll also have your own free electronic storage locker,

socket and reading reading lights.

Extras and activities

After a busy day out in the sun or under rain, If you're feeling hungry as well as thirsty, join us for a lunch         or dinner of homemade food and delicious drinks at reasonable prices in this too turisty part of the city.

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