Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in Istanbul, TR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 26 per night, and villas and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Istanbul. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Historical Istanbul will entice you

Enjoy the area's history, cathedral and museums with a rental holiday home in Istanbul. This city's monuments, shopping and architecture draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Hagia Sophia and Istanbul Archaeology Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Istanbul

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Istanbul a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • TurkuaZoo (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Kilic Ali Pasha Hamam (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Bomontiada (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Miniaturk (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Veliefendi Racecourse (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Isfanbul Theme Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Istanbul

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Istanbul. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gulhane Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Taksim Gezi Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Golden Horn Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Macka Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Piyer Loti (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Turkbalon (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Istanbul

Fly into Istanbul (IST-Ataturk Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.), which is 19.7 mi (31.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Istanbul Kumkapi Station, Istanbul Yenikapi Station and YeniKapi Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Istanbul by jumping on the metro at Laleli-University Station, Beyazit Station or Cemberlitas Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Istanbul?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,097 holiday lettings around Istanbul. From 24 villas to 642 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Istanbul?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Istanbul:

  • Taksim: 532 holiday homes
  • Sultanahmet: 94 holiday homes
  • Esenyurt: 50 holiday homes
  • Karakoy: 350 holiday homes
  • Harbiye: 352 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Istanbul?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Istanbul. From Vrbo UK travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Istanbul Aquarium: 941 holiday lettings
  • Blue Mosque: 1,080 holiday lettings
  • Avcilar Belediyesi Baris Manco Kultur Merkezi: 995 holiday lettings
  • Tomb of Sultan Ahmet I: 1,080 holiday lettings
  • Yapi Kredi Cultural Centre: 1,083 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Istanbul listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Istanbul?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 24 Villas in Istanbul. Our other popular types of Istanbul holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 642 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 345 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 626 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Istanbul?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 162 holiday homes with pool available in Istanbul. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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