Where to stay in Istanbul
There are 5,555 holiday rentals available in Istanbul, and we’re confident you’ll find a place that meets your needs and your budget. Affordable Turkish vacation homes in Istanbul start at a nightly rate of $6, with 20% of properties priced under $22 per night. Whether you’re seeking short term rentals near Büyük Mecidiye Mosque (Ortaköy Mosque), a family home close to Maiden's Tower, or a place that also gives you close access to Istanbul — our mission is to help you find exactly what you need. Our website lists a wide selection of holiday homes from top travel websites such as Airbnb, Vrbo, HomeAway, Booking.com, and many more. It doesn’t matter if you’re on a solo travel expedition, planning a romantic getaway to Istanbul, or going on a family vacation for 7 — we can match you with a vacation rental that sleeps everyone comfortably. Time to make that Turkey vacation you’ve been dreaming about a reality. Before you know it, you’ll be packing your bags for your trip to Istanbul!
Where Is Istanbul, Turkey?
Formerly known as Byzantium, Constantinople, and New Rome — today, Istanbul stands as the most popular city in Turkey, and the county’s economic, cultural, and historic tourist hub. Standing proud and strong on the Eurasian bridge, the city itself literally lies on the Bosporus strait separating Europe and Asia, between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. Situated in north-western Turkey, within the Marmara Region, Istanbul is a flourishing city and a land of magic and wonder.
What Is Istanbul Known For?
A physical and cultural bridge that interconnects Europe and Asia, this transcontinental city brings out the best of both continents, as well as showcasing its own unique culture. A sprawling metropolis that nearly 15 million people call home, Istanbul is Turkey’s cultural, economic, and spiritual center. Awash with an allure that attracts nearly 12 million tourists each year, Istanbul is a hub for tourism – where hordes of people can explore the historical town center and the bustling entertainment district. In a place where the east and west literally meet, Istanbul also brings about the collation of the progressive modernity of a global city and the nostalgic old spirit of a former port of the ancient Silk Road. With every corner you turn in this city lies an unforgettable experience.
Home-types in Istanbul
Istanbul has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Istanbul:
- Hotel: 3,531 vacation rentals
- Condo: 1,395 vacation rentals
- House: 398 vacation rentals
- Bed and Breakfast: 89 vacation rentals
- Hostel: 64 vacation rentals
- Private Room: 40 vacation rentals
- Villa: 23 vacation rentals
Points of interests in Istanbul
Istanbul has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Istanbul:
- Büyük Mecidiye Mosque (Ortaköy Mosque): 14,768 vacation rentals
- Maiden's Tower: 14,768 vacation rentals
- Istanbul Archaeological Museums: 14,768 vacation rentals
- Miniaturk: 14,768 vacation rentals
- Mısır Çarşısı: 14,768 vacation rentals
- Chora Museum: 14,768 vacation rentals
- Rumelihisarı: 14,768 vacation rentals
- Dolmabahçe Palace: 14,768 vacation rentals
- Suleymaniye Mosque: 14,768 vacation rentals
- Grand Bazaar: 14,768 vacation rentals
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