Southern Cross Hostel

Akbiyik Cad. No 24 , Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | Hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

It's Istanbul not Constantinople...

A travel blog entry by wendalex

1
27

... really takes your breath away. During a restoration - one that seems to be permanent, the archeological team have uncovered many of the original mosaics. There is of course a tension between revealing the original and artwork and leaving it in its current decorative state- the Islamic art inside the building is equally beautiful and equally worthy of being restored/ saved. How the future pans out for the hagia Sofia is a metaphor for the tensions between Islam and the ...

Home again, home again, jiggity jog

A travel blog entry by ldhensel

3
14

... these external marks are the differences unseen by us, but evident to all Hindus – that of caste. It is a difficult concept for a westerner to swallow. But in India it is readily accepted, hardly worth noting, and provides order. In Varanasi our guide mentioned casually that the boatmen providing rides were a different caste from the fishermen plying the same waters. Neither would do the job of the other. Nor could a Brahmin open a betel nut ...

Sailing into Istanbul

A travel blog entry by janehudon

5

... to Jesus and Mary.

Our next stop was the Rustem Pasha Mosque which is a functioning mosque. There are approximately 4000 mosques in the city of Istanbul.The Rüstem Pasha Mosque was designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for Grand Vizier Damat Rüstem Pasha (husband of one of the daughters of Suleiman the Magnificent, Princess Mihrimah). Rüstem Pasha died in July 1561 and the mosque was built after his death from around 1561 until 1563. The Mosque is ...

One City Two Continents

A travel blog entry by pam_steve

34

... dropped off all of our luggage at our travel agency where we would be getting picked up later tonight for our bus. We ate lunch at a small café on a corner with a view of the Blue Mosque while we waited for prayer time to be over. We sat beside a middle aged couple from the States who we ended up chatting with for nearly an hour. They gave us tons of great tips and recommendations for our travels through Europe which we really ...

SMALL FISH IN A BIG TURKEY

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

... I'd never play backgammon with the old guys on main street ... I'd never walk among the stout pine trees of Araç's plateau. As I looked for a place to settle down while in Turkey, this village seemed attractive.
But, I moved on eastward. I entered a supermarket in a strange town and was surrounded by the employees. Young guys, a pretty girl with her hair covered, a tan girl with ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Cooking Alaturka, Sirkeci Station, Yedikule (Castle of the Seven Towers), and Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque.
Map this hotel
 

TripAdvisor Reviews Southern Cross Hostel Istanbul

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

Other places to stay in Istanbul

  • Swissotel The Bosphorus

    Vi?nezade, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $188
    Traveler rating: 3/5 Good (4 reviews)
    • Wonderful Hotel in a wonderful city
    • Best in Istanbul
    • Great Choice
  • InterContinental Istanbul

    Gümüssuyu, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $189
    Traveler rating: 5/5 Outstanding (4 reviews)
    • Fantastic views from the top floor! :)
    • Splendid as always
    • A great choice for a luxurious Istanbul base
  • Grand Hyatt Istanbul

    Sisli, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $239
    Traveler rating: 4/5 Excellent (8 reviews)
    • Just great...
    • Fantastic haven in the bustle of Istanbul
    • High marks for the Hyatt
  • The Marmara Istanbul

    Beyoglu, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $250
    • Great spot in Istanbul
    • Worst 5 star Hotel we ever stayed.
    • Our honeymoon hotel
  • Radisson Blu Conference & Airport Hotel

    Küçükçekmece, Istanbul | 4 star hotel
    from $109
  • Sheraton Istanbul Maslak Hotel

    Esentepe, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $112
  • Barcelo Eresin Topkapi

    Fatih, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $112
    Traveler rating: 3/5 Good (4 reviews)
    • Mix feelings
    • Bien situado al lado del tranvía moderno que recorre la ciudad
    • A bit far from the sights
  • Conrad Istanbul

    Cihannuma, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $183
    Traveler rating: 5/5 Outstanding (4 reviews)
    • Very Nice
    • Service very patchy
    • Very nice
  • Ramada Kaya Plaza

    Buyuk Cekmece Mah. E-5 Oto Yolu Hadimkoy Sok. Kaya Ramada Plaza , Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $112
  • Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel

    Bakirköy, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $143
    Traveler rating: 5/5 Outstanding (1 review)
  • Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus

    Harbiye Ergenekon, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $169
    Traveler rating: 3/5 Good (3 reviews)
    • Beware lost reservations, rude staff, expensive extra fees
    • Clean and spacious rooms
    • The good and the bad
  • Dedeman Hotel Istanbul

    Besiktas, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $139
  • WOW Hotel & Convention Center

    Bakirköy, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $85
  • Courtyard Istanbul International Airport

    Halkal? Merkez, Istanbul | 4 star hotel
    from $70
  • Istanbul Marriott Hotel Asia

    Ümraniye, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $120
  • Elite World Hotel

    Kocatepe, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $118
    Traveler rating: 3/5 Good (1 review)
  • Nippon Hotel

    Kocatepe, Istanbul | 4 star hotel
    from $111
  • The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul

    Sisli, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $288
    Traveler rating: 5/5 Outstanding (4 reviews)
    • Perfection!
    • 5 star experience
    • Room for improvement.
  • Moevenpick Hotel Istanbul

    Besiktas, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $136
  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

    Yildiz, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $546
    Traveler rating: 5/5 Outstanding (2 reviews)
    • The best hotel I have ever stayed at!
    • Expensive!
    • Stunning view but very expensive
  • BEST WESTERN PLUS The President Hotel

    Fatih, Istanbul | 4 star hotel
    from $132
    Traveler rating: 4.5/5 Outstanding (3 reviews)
    • No problems!
    • Very good location
    • OK for a 4 star hotel
  • The Marmara Pera Hotel

    Asmali Mescit, Istanbul | 4 star hotel
    from $140
    Traveler rating: 4/5 Excellent (1 review)
  • Novotel Istanbul

    Zeytinburnu, Istanbul | 4 star hotel
    from $116
  • Point Hotel Taksim

    Kocatepe, Istanbul | 4 star hotel
    from $148
    Traveler rating: 3.5/5 Very Good (2 reviews)
    • Probablemente el mejor hotel donde jamás he tenido el placer de descansar mi cabeza
    • Planeando un viaje
    • Wahrscheinlich das beste Hotel, in dem ich je geschlafen habe
  • Sheraton Istanbul Atakoy Hotel

    Ataköy 1 Mahalle, Istanbul | 5 star hotel
    from $174
  • Golden Age Hotel

    Sariyer, Istanbul | 4 star hotel
    from $103