Planet Paprika Hostel

Sehit Muhtar Mahallesi Taksim Akarcasi Sokak, Istanbul

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Planet Paprika Hostel

Facilities

Overview of Hostel

Welcome to Planet Paprika Hostel, where you can experience the Turkish hospitality at the heart of Istanbul.

Our hostel is providing the cozy, friendly and clean place to stay. We are not a big , impersonal hulk hostel. We value the independent travelers and we are against any kind of discriminat

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Directions

First, you need to come to Taksim Square and then you can come to Planet Paprika Hostel on foot. Just a few minutes from Taksim Square.

A ) From Airports

1.From Atatrk Airport ( European side )

* By airport shuttle Havatas
The best way is taking the Havatas bus, airport shuttle bus outside the airport(white busses).
It costs 10 TL/5 to Taksim Square and takes about 30 minutes.

You can check the timetable below.
http://havatas.com/en/coach.aspx

* By metro :
The cheapest way is taking a metro from the airport to Aksaray station(1.75 TL). There you can transfer to tram to Kabatas direction (1.75 TL). At the Kabatas Station you need to transfer to funicular to Taksim Square(1.75 TL).
It costs 4.25 TL for the whole ride and takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

* By metro and minibus :
There is another way to come to Taksim. But not recommended for the 1st timer in Istanbul. You can come to Aksaray Station and there you can take Dolmus, yellow mini bus to Taksim Sqaure. But at Aksaray you need to know the minibus stop and it will not be easy to find. It is near the tram stop of Aksaray.

* By Taxi :
It costs about 50 TL to Taksim Square. You are advised to settle down the fare in advance.

2. From Sabiha Gkcen Airport ( Asian side )

* By airport shuttle Havatas;

Take the Havatas Bus (13 TL / 6.5 ) to Taksim Square. It will take 1 hour.
You can check the timetable below.
http://havatas.com/en/coach.aspx

* By Taxi
It costs about about 120 TL. You are advised to settle down the fare in advance.

B ) From the main bus terminal Bayrampa?a-Esenler
Most of the bus companies will provide the shuttle service to Taksim square from their bus station for free. So when you book your bus ticket, youd better ask the availability of this service.
You can take metro from bus terminal to to Aksaray station(1.75 TL). There you can transfer to tram to Kabatas direction (1.75 TL). At the Kabatas Station you need to transfer to funicular to Taksim Square(1.75 TL).
It costs 4.25 TL for the whole ride and takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

C) From Sirkeci train Station

* By Metro

Take the tram to Kabata? direction (1.75 TL).It is just on the opposite of Sirkeci train Station exit. Kabatas Station is the last stop At Kabatas Station you need to transfer to funicular to Taksim Square(1.75 TL).
It costs 3.50 TL for the whole ride and takes about 30 minutes.

* By Bus
Just find the big bus station at Eminn nearby the sea, near Galata Bridge. Ask for the busses to Taksim.
It costs 1.75 TL for the whole ride and takes about 15 minutes.

* By Taxi
It costs about about 10 TL. You are advised to settle down the fare in advance.

From Taksim Square to Planet Paprika Hostel

* Find Taksim Square.

It will be easy to find. Everybody knows Taksim Square. You can simply ask to local people Taksim Meydan? nerede?, It means where is Taksim Squre.
Or once you find the monument, called Taksim Victory Monument, or Burger King (it is located at the beginning of Istaiklal Street.Then you know thats the Taksim Square.

* Find the nostalgic tram rail on the ground.

The nostalgic tram goes to Tunnel all along Istiklal Street (Istiklal Caddesi in Turkish, you need to pronounce C as J in Turkish).
But dont take the tram. Just find the rail road for tram.
You can see one goes along Istiklal Street and another turns to the right , at the very beginning of tram way, it goes to Tram Garage. You will see the Tram Garage at your opposite.
When you find this another rail way, the one turns to the right, follow this rail way. You will see the walls of French Consulate on your left. It takes 1 minutes to the end.

* Find Cafe Bunka, Sushi Restraunt, Japan Culture & Information Center

At the end of the tram rail, you can turn left and walk about 20 meters.
There you will see Cafe Bunka, Sushi Restraunt, Japan Culture & Information Center on your right at the corner, the green building, we are next to this building or you can see the laundry shop on your left, Avrupa Kuru Temizleme.

* Find Planet Paprika

At this corner turn right. We are on your left side beside Cafe Bunka , Sushi Restraunt, Japan Culture & Information Center. Welcom ?

* Please, dont take a taxi from/at Taksim square, we are very very close from/to Taksim Square..

Located near

Located near Nostalgic Tram Garage and French Cultural Center. Neighbour to Japan Culture and Information Center and Cafe Buka(Sushi Restaurant). On the street of 3rd line of Taksim yellow minibusses.

Conditions & Policy

Child Friendly

We accept cash only to pay for the balance upon arrival. Check In: 12:00 Check Out: 11:00