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The Top Affordable Alternative to Istanbul Hostels

Whether you're backpacking through Europe or spending time as a student in Istanbul, it can be tempting to resort to staying in a hostel to save money. With hostels, you will discover that there is a lack of quality and amenities. Also, for the price you are paying for a hostel, you can easily find a nice hotel room on a budget in Istanbul. You just need to know where to look.

Things That Make You Go "Ew"

Just take a look at the Trip Advisor reviews for typical Istanbul hostels, and you may be horrified. You'll read about dirty communal bathrooms, bugs, filthy linens, surly staff and being locked out of the accommodations except at night to sleep. When you stay at the Hotel Büyük Keban, you'll have access to your room whenever you want, whether to freshen up before going out again, to take naps, or to hang out for a relaxing evening. You'll have a modern, newly renovated private bathroom and the security of knowing that your hotel has been awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for the highest standards of hospitality.

Budget Room Amenities at the Hotel Büyük Keban

Even the lowest priced budget rooms at Hotel Büyük Keban has the same amenities as our higher priced rooms:

  • private, modern bathrooms

  • hair dryers

  • free WiFi Internet

  • satellite television

  • safes

  • mini fridges

  • personal heating/air conditioning units

Every room has a seating unit as well as plenty of storage for your belongings, so you won't have to lug them around with you every day like at the hostel. We can also accommodate another visitor with a rollaway bed, and our comfort twin rooms are reasonably priced for just a bit more space.

Hotel Büyük Keban Features

The Hotel Büyük Keban has a lot of other great features that you won't find at the hostels. We offer a full breakfast buffet with both hot and cold items in our restaurant every morning, and our lobby bar is open 24/7 for coffee and refreshments.

Our Internet Corner gives you the free use of two computers and webcams as well as a printer and a CD/DVD writer. If you need a haircut or a manicure, our hair salon /barbershop can help you spruce up before a night out. You can work out in our fitness club in our spa, then enjoy the ultimate in relaxation in our traditional Turkish Bath (Hammam).

Whenever you need directions, reservations, tickets, or transportation help, our Concierge Department is there to assist you. Try finding that kind of personalized service at a youth hostel!

Our Location

One thing everyone loves about our hotel is the location. You can walk a few hundred meters and have access to several Istanbul public transportation stations to whisk you to Taksim Square or underwater to the Asian side of the city. There's no need to take a taxi to the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, or the Grand Bazaar; they're all within walking distance of the hotel, along with many other top Istanbul attractions.

We are also a quick ride from the airport, and our concierge will happily help you arrange transport to and from the hotel.

Give the hostel the boot, and contact the Hotel Büyük Keban today to make your reservation. You don't have to sacrifice cleanliness, service, or amenities to find affordable lodging in Istanbul. When you book with us directly, we'll give you our best rate, and you can budget your travel money for other fun things in this amazing city of Istanbul!

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