Straddling Asia and Europe across the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul, Turkey is a culturally rich and budget-friendly city for travelers—especially this time of year. Airbnb rentals average just $45/night, while you can rent an entire apartment—many run by agencies solely for tourists—for an average of $64/night. From a sprawling library-like flat with city views to a modern spot with a Turkish spa included, these are 10 of our favorite Airbnbs in Istanbul for $100 or less.
1. Onat’s studio apartment 2. Aziz’s loft-like spot 3. Mehmet’s studio apartment 4. Yusuf’s studio suite 5. Omer’s one-bedroom apartment 6. One-bedroom apartment 7. Library flat 8. Yasemin’s chic and colorful apartment 9. Design-forward flat 10. Alev’s apartment
Paste’s Airbnb columnist Erica Jackson Curran is a former alt-weekly editor turned moonlight freelancer based in Richmond, Virginia.