?AirsideWhat does this mean?

This YOTELAIR is located in the secure international transit area, past security and passport control. Guests staying at airside MUST have a valid boarding pass. Only hand luggage is permitted. It is not possible to bring large items of luggage to the hotel.

YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport Landside entrance

YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport (Airside)

Rest-up day or night in the middle of duty free

If you want to make a multi-night booking please contact [email protected] or call +90 212 942 6666

Everything you need and nothing you don't...

Tech-driven guest experiences Contactless check-in via self service stations, fast WiFi and more
Book by the hour A minimum of four hours must be booked
Airside location Located on the airside of Istanbul Airport's main terminal building
We've gone cashless We only accept card payments
Komyuniti lounge Where you can meet, relax and refresh before your flight.
Adjustable SmartBed™ YOTEL’s SmartBed adjusts from an upright couch to a fully flat double bed

Airside or landside?

  • Istanbul Airport is home both to YOTEL and YOTELAIR. This hotel is located 'airside', in the international transit (Duty-Free) area on the Departures Floor (2nd floor). Please follow Gates A and B, you will find our hotel next to the LCW store.
Prefer landside?
YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport Airside - First Class King with Bunk

Day Rates

  • Our day rates are your answer to long transit or unexpected layovers. We provide all the necessities for the modern-day traveller to relax, rest, work and refresh between flights. 
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Room and Komyuniti Lounge rate

Book our room and lounge rate direct at yotel.com and get access to Komyuniti lounge - inclusive of food and drinks. Komyuniti the social hub of YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport (Airside), with food and drink available 24 hours a day. 

Komyuniti bar and restaurant access

For those of you who are in transit but do not need to book a hotel room, our beautifully designed Komyuniti bar and restaurant offers everything you need to relax, refresh and connect before your flight.

YOTEL check-in kiosk

Mission Control

  • Check-in and out anytime you choose... day or night! At YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport you can book your cabin overnight or for just a few hours. Our airline-style kiosks allow you to check-in and out of YOTELAIR 24/7. Standard check-in is from 6pm and check-out is by 7am. Should you need any assistance; the Mission Control crew is also available. It is your one-stop service to help you with anything from emergency supplies and toiletries to extra keys and towels.
YOTELAIR Premium Cabin luggage storage


  • We are located airside (after security) and you can only bring hand luggage with you to the hotel. We provide limited storage space for cabin luggage in our rooms. 
YOTEL/YOTELAIR Istanbul Komyuniti meal and drink

Komyuniti lounge

  • Komyuniti lounge is the social hub of YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport, with food and drinks available 24 hours a day.
  • Breakfast: 6.30am – 11.00am (Continental breakfast)
  • All-day refreshments: 11.00am – 10.30pm (food selections from the menu)
  • Overnight: 10.30pm – 06.30am (snack selections from the menu)
YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport Komyuniti breakfast


  • Our Continental breakfast includes:
  • Local mixed olives
  • Selection of yoghurts
  • Granola
  • Eggs
  • Plain croissant
  • Chocolate croissant
  • Whole fruit Apple juice / orange juice
  • Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate
YOTEL Istanbul Airport Komyuniti food platter

Lunch and dinner

  • We have an excellent selection of lunch and dinner items in our menu:
  • A meal with a choice of any meat or fish dish with one side order
  • Homemade hummus
  • Chicken salad wrap
  • Vegetable sandwich
  • Mediterranean salad
  • Dessert of the day 
  • Whole fruit
  • Selection of coffees, teas and soft drinks

Getting to us


We have two hotels at Istanbul Airport, one with airside access and one with landside access.

Choose YOTELAIR on the airside if you have a valid international boarding pass and / or are transiting. Choose YOTEL on the landside if you are arriving at the airport from Istanbul and / or wish to leave the airport during your stay.

Where is YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport (airside) located?
We are located within the main terminal building on the Departures Floor (2nd floor) in the Transit (Duty-Free) area. Please follow Gates A and B, you will find our hotel next to the LCW store.

On which floor is YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport (airside) located?
The hotel is located on the Departure Floor within Transit / Duty-Free Area.

When should I stay airside?
Only if you have a valid boarding pass for an international flight.
If you are transiting e.g. arriving on an international flight and continuing an onward journey on another international flight (please go through International Transfer Security) or
If you are coming from the city centre, another local destination or via a domestic flight and are able to check-in and get your boarding card early enough to pass to the Duty-Free area and get your boarding card early enough to pass to the Duty-Free area and have time to stay. For this, please check your check-in time with your airline.

Please note: If you are arriving on an international flight and do not have another flight as part of your onward journey, you are NOT able to stay airside.

If I am arriving from the city centre or via a domestic flight, shall I go through passport control?
Only if your check-in time gives you enough time to check-in get your boarding card, go through passport control and then have time to stay at YOTELAIR.

When arriving via an international flight, do I have to complete Immigration and Customs paperwork to access YOTELAIR?
No. Our hotel is located before you get to Immigration and Customs. However, you will need to go through International Transfer Security

When arriving via an international flight, can I collect my checked luggage?
No. As the hotel is located before the luggage claim, hotel guests have NO access to and cannot retrieve their checked luggage whilst staying at the hotel.

What size luggage can I bring to the hotel?
Only hand luggage is permitted. Checked luggage should already be checked-in for your next flight.
Aviation rules around liquids and container sizes also apply, so only bring what you would usually take in your hand luggage. We provide high-quality shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, body lotion and hand soap in all of our cabins.

Please call +90 549 827 7105 to speak with a Duty Manager if you have any questions.

YOTEL and YOTELAIR Istanbul - Istanbul airport map

Our address

YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport (Airside)
Tayakadın Mahallesi
Terminal Caddesi No:1
34283, İstanbul