Please find listed below numerous hotels suggested for your stay in Istanbul. We will be providing a shuttle bus service to participants staying at certain hotels & areas of Istanbul to bring you to the different venues free of charge in the morning and return you to the hotel at the end of the day on each day of OpenLivingLab Days. If you want to travel outside of these times then obviously it will be possible for you to easily take a taxi to the venues. There will be a pick up points from Downtown Istanbul, Old Town Istanbul and at all 3 of hotels in Basaksehir, you can find more details specific details below. We will be able to email times of pick up to you closer to the date.

Hotels in Basaksehir

The following 3 hotels are those located closest to the venues and conveniently close to Istanbul Ataturk Airport allowing you an easy and quick arrival and departure from the city.

  1. Holiday Inn İstanbul Airport: book here *
  2. WOW Airport Hotel: book here *
  3. Hampton by Hilton Kayaşehir Hotel: book here *

* All three of these hotels will be serviced by the free shuttle bus

Hotels Downtown

Downtown hotels are considerable further away from the venues (please allow a minimum of 30 minutes journey time by taxi) however we do understand that some of you might like to stay in the heart of the city so have prepared some suggested hotels for you:

  1. Wyndham Grand Levent: book here
  2. Radison Blu Hotel: book here
  3. Adahan Hotel: book here
  4. Richmond Hotel: book here

 Pick up points downtown for the free shuttle bus:

  • Atatürk Culture Center, near the Marmara Hotel
    (41°02′ 12.52”N, 28 59′ 14.73” E see here on the map)
  • Opposite side of the road of the Radison Blu Hotel
    (41°01′ 51.53”N, 28 58′ 19.28” E see here on the map)
  • Beşiktaş, behind the Shangri La Hotel, on sea front
    (41°02′ 26.38”N, 29 00′ 21.17” E see here on the map)
Hotels in the Old town

The same as with downtown, old town hotels are further away from the venues and require a minimum of 35 minutes journey to the venues:

  1. Wyndham İstanbul Old City: book here
  2. Double Tree by Hilton: book here
  3. Darkhill Hotel: book here

 Pick up point in the old town for the free shuttle bus:

  • İşpark Otoparking Place, near Beyazıt Mosque
    (41°01′ 00.34”N, 28 57′ 50.50” E see here on the map)