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8.0Excellent

2,795 reviews

2,795 reviews

Value for money 8.2
Location 8.1
Service 8.1
Cleanliness 7.9
Facilities 7.9
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8.1Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - Inside city center
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Istanbul Photography Museum
90 m
Taşkıran Gıda
140 m
Aya Kiryaki Church
170 m
Altı Kardeşler Büfe
190 m
Gökhan Gıda
200 m
Popular landmarks
Kapali Carsi (Grand Bazar)
760 m
Sultanahmet District
990 m
The Blue Mosque
1.1 km
Basilica Cistern
1.2 km
Suleymaniye Mosque
1.4 km
Closest landmarks
Eczane Reyhan
80 m
Kumkapı Aile Sağlığı Merkezi
280 m
Kadırga Eczanesi
280 m
SULTAN CENTER
330 m
Orient House
370 m
Agoda Preferred

HANCHI

Samsa sokak 11, Kumkapi, Fatih, İstanbul, Turkey, 34134 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Fatih, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Hagia Sophia Museum. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

Highlights

160 meters to public transportation

Check-in [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Great Breakfast

Inside city center

Facilities

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Breakfast [free]

Game room

Restaurants

This property is in high demand!

12 travelers have booked today.

Value for money8.2
Distance to city center1.5 KM
Location rating8.1
Nearest airportSabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
Distance to airport31.4 km

Rooms available at HANCHI

Deluxe 2 Queen
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 queen beds
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6 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 3 bunk beds
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6 Bed (Female)
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 3 bunk beds
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Double - En-Suite
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed
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4 - Bed Dormitory ( Mixed)
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 2 bunk beds
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1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • City view
  • 6 bunk beds
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Family Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Street view
  • 3 single beds and 1 queen b...
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6-Bed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
  • 3 male capsules and 3 femal...
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
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Deluxe Double Room
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
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Frequently asked questions

What type of non-water sports and outdoor activities are available at HANCHI?

HANCHI offers non-water sport and outdoor activities such as hiking trails for you to take advantage of.

What attractions are nearby HANCHI that are in walking range?

While residing at HANCHI, begin your getaway by visiting the closest points of interest that are within walking distance to the property which include Taşkıran Gıda, Aya Kiryaki Church, and Altı Kardeşler Büfe.

What bars are in close proximty of HANCHI?

While remaining at HANCHI, delight in your evening or night out at Kybele Hotel Bar, Cheers Bar, and Anemon Galata Bar to make the most out of your nightlife.

What is the minimum age requirement for visitor at HANCHI?

HANCHI only allows visitors that are over 18 years old to stay at this property. In case you're looking for child- or family-friendly properties, please navigate to property facilities filter feature and select the "family/child friendly" filter for more options.

How many rooms does HANCHI have?

HANCHI has a total of 17 rooms.

What payment options are accepted at HANCHI?

HANCHI supports up to 6, with payment card options such as MasterCard, UnionPay, Cash, and Visa.

What do past visitors love most about HANCHI?

Past visitors that stayed at HANCHI have given this property a rating of 8.235 for its outstanding value for money as the major highlight for their stay.

What is the verified guest review consensus about HANCHI's view?

100.0% of our past visitor ratings have given an optimistic review and comments about this property's view. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for HANCHI down in the review section.

What is the average rating that past Families with young children have given to HANCHI?

Verified families with young children that have stayed at this property have given HANCHI an average rating of 7.5. You can look up more detailed customer ratings and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to HANCHI?

The closest train, metro, or bus station is Atakoy - Sirinevler Metro Station, 10041.91 m away from HANCHI.

What popular shopping venues are close by HANCHI?

Shopping options in HANCHI’s Fatih neighborhood include Kapali Carsi (Grand Bazar).

What time is check-in and check-out at HANCHI?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the specified time frame may be charged an additional fee.

What people love about HANCHI

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Very good location & clean hostel"

    Sumeer

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    10 October 2023

  • 9.6

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "The rooms are clean and cool during summer."

    Melisha

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    13 August 2023

  • 8.4

    Excellent
    Location

    "Nice to stay and nearby most of the tourist destinations in Istanbul"

    Suresh

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    12 June 2023

Property ranking|Compared to 5,529 İstanbul properties
Cheapest price score
Value for money score
8.2/10
Service score
8.1/10
Cleanliness score
7.9/10
Better than
99
%
of İstanbul properties
Better than
95
%
of İstanbul properties
Better than
91
%
of İstanbul properties
Better than
91
%
of İstanbul properties
More about HANCHI

More about HANCHI

HANCHI

Fit more adventure and activities in your travel schedule with a stay at HANCHI. HANCHI is located right in the center of İstanbul, a great location close to tourists' favorite landmarks. Are you seeking the true İstanbul? Experiencing the best of the city's culture is easy with a stay at HANCHI, located merely 1.3 km from Hagia Sophia Museum.
Enjoy all that HANCHI has to offer! Free internet access provided within the hostel keeps you connected throughout your stay. Airport transfer services can be booked before your check-in date, to ensure a smooth and convenient arrival or departure. Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including luggage storage.
For longer stays or whenever you need it, the laundry service keeps your favorite travel outfits clean and available. Feel like doing nothing? Available services like room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your time at the HANCHI. For guests who would like to smoke, the designated smoking areas are available.
All guestrooms at HANCHI provide guests with a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. Enjoy your stay even more at the hostel, knowing that some selected rooms include linen service and air conditioning. Some rooms at HANCHI are available with design features like a balcony or terrace. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find cable TV available in some selected rooms.
Don't worry about being thirsty as bottled water is provided in some guestrooms. Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the hostel you'll find a hair dryer, toiletries and towels available in some guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Every day at HANCHI begins with a delicious complimentary breakfast. Don't start your vacation days without your morning coffee, available every morning in the café. A number of great dining options at the hostel assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices. Guests with dietary restrictions will appreciate a selection of cuisine types at HANCHI including halal options.
A great night out couldn't be easier! Enjoy a fun evening without traveling outside at the bar. Are you a great cook? Make your own meals in-house at the hostel's shared kitchen.
Fill your days with the array of activities and facilities offered at HANCHI. Challenge your travel group members or other guests to competitive fun, with the hostel's ping-pong table and hiking trails.


Around the property

Don't spend all your time inside while in İstanbul! A great museum trip can be had at Topkapi Palace located 1.7 km away, with local art that provides a sense of the region.


Reasons to stay here

Find rooms here that are cheaper than 99% of all other options in the city.
Compared to the city's accommodation options, this hostel scored higher than 95% of them for food and dining.
According to guests who stayed here, this hostel's room comfort is rated higher than 95% of other accommodations in İstanbul.

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Amenities and facilities

Very good
Facilities

7.9

Most talked about facilities

Breakfast

13 mentions

Housekeeping

9 mentions

Food & Dining

1 mention

Internet

1 mention

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Billiards
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • Table tennis
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Body thermometer
  • Cashless payment service
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • Breakfast [continental]
  • Breakfast [free]
  • Coffee shop
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurant [halal]
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Shared kitchen
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Heating in public area
  • Invoice provided
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
  • Xerox/fax in business center
Access
  • Adult-only property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Airport transfer

Food and dining

Breakfast options
  • Continental
  • Halal
  • Vegetarian
Restaurants on site
Restaurant
  • Cuisine: American, Turkish
  • Menu: Buffet

Location

Samsa sokak 11, Kumkapi, Fatih, İstanbul, Turkey, 34134
Excellent
Location

8.1

Airports
  • Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    31.4 km 46 min drive
  • Istanbul Airport (IST)
    33.9 km
Public transportation
  • Kumkapi
    160 m
  • Cemberlitas Tram Station
    730 m
Hospital or clinic
  • Eczane Reyhan
    80 m
Shopping
  • Kapali Carsi (Grand Bazar)
    760 m
Convenience store
  • Kosem Bakkaliyesi Store
    150 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    70 m

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Kapali Carsi (Grand Bazar)
    760 m
  • Sultanahmet District
    990 m
  • The Blue Mosque
    1.1 km
  • Basilica Cistern
    1.2 km
  • Suleymaniye Mosque
    1.4 km
  • Hagia Sophia Museum
    1.4 km
  • Historic Areas of Istanbul
    1.4 km
  • Topkapi Palace
    1.8 km
  • Galata Tower
    2.5 km
  • Dolmabahce Palace
    4.8 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Eczane Reyhan
    80 m
  • Istanbul Photography Museum
    90 m
  • Taşkıran Gıda
    140 m
  • Kumkapi
    160 m
  • Aya Kiryaki Church
    170 m
  • Altı Kardeşler Büfe
    190 m
  • Gökhan Gıda
    200 m
  • Tay Büfe
    210 m
  • Ramon Market
    210 m
  • Ulaş Büfe
    220 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until11:00
Getting around
  • Distance from city center1.5 KM
The property
  • Number of bars/lounges1
  • Number of floors3
  • Number of restaurants1
  • Number of rooms 17

Property announcements

The property may not be suitable for guests over 40 years old due to the noisy surroundings.

Reviews of HANCHI from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
7.9
Value for money8.2
Location8.1
Service8.1
Cleanliness7.9
Facilities7.9
High score for İstanbul
Rating
9+ Exceptional (207)
8-9 Excellent (65)
7-8 Very Good (62)
6-7 Good (23)
<6 Below Expectation (90)

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10.0
Exceptional
PriceFreeze from United States
Solo traveler
1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 2 nights in April 2023

AMAZING PLACE AMAZING STAFF”

I am a volunteer Doctor come to help the earthquake survivors. I was hard pressed to find a location fast and booked Hanchi. WHAT A TOTALLY AWESOME PLACE TO STAY! SUPER clean, quiet, COMFORTABLE and VERY AFFORDABLE! And the STAFF are VERY NICE and PROFESSIONAL! This will be my GOTO location each time I come to Istanbul— i recommend Hanchi to EVERYONE! Oh and even the breakfast is GREAT!!!! All for like $10 per night! AMAZING! And the location is near all the COOL spots ! COME TO HANCHI ! You will NOT be disappointed!

Reviewed April 04, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
PriceFreeze from United States
Solo traveler
1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 2 nights in April 2023

Hanchi Is AMAZING ”

Ive been to 56 countries and this is BY FAR THE BEST Hostel ive ever stayed at! AMAZING place, location and staff! And the breakfast is good and drinks very low cost. HANCHI ROCKS!!!

Reviewed April 21, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
PriceFreeze from United States
Solo traveler
1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 2 nights in April 2023

SIMPLY THE BEST HOSTEL EVER!”

All I can say is this place ROCKS in EVERY aspect !! No problems or complaints at all!!! AMAZING STAFF also! Thanks for a GREAT stay !!!

Reviewed April 22, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
Al from France
Solo traveler
1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 2 nights in December 2022

Exceptional”

I enjoy my time here. Great value for money. Nice and clean and the bar downstair where I spent a lot of time watching TV and using WiFi. The area is buzzing, there's a lot of shops and restaurants. Highly recommended 👌

Reviewed December 15, 2022
10.0
Exceptional
ABRAR from Pakistan
Solo traveler
4 - Bed Dormitory ( Mixed)
Stayed 3 nights in August 2022

Hanchi is the best hostel in Istanbul.”

Five Star from my side, VVIP accommodation, well trained and helpfull staff, clean like diamond, VIP breakfast, best location on food streat and near the sea side.

Reviewed August 08, 2022
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