• Accommodates
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Size
    12 m²
  • Floor No.
  • Kitchen
  • Washer/dryer
  • Smoking allowed
  • Lockable room
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Towels
Property summary
Address yuksek kaldirim cd, 34450 istanbul, Turkey
Property type Private room
Property ID 19BK8GWH
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This property is managed by Tamuna. Tamuna will arrange to give you the key to the property upon arrival.
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comfortable two double bedroom flat. A big double bedroom with a sitting area and another adjoined double bedroom. Especially suitable for families.
private bathroom/toilet.
Sleeps 4 person.
Apartment itself is in the quiet street and in the heart of historical neighbourhood of Galata on the European side of Istanbul.
Conveniently situated near the Metro and tram stations.
5 minutes walking distance from the most lively street of Istanbul, The Istiklal Ave. wich is full of bars, restaurants, cafes, concert venues and arts galleries and shops.
10 minutes wlking distance down the hill is The Bosphorus, Galata bridge, Eminönü spice pazaar, Egyptian market. Also walking distance to the Old Town, Haghia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Blue mosque etc.
Hot water 24/7
Wireless internet
A kitchen cabinet for making tea,coffee (not for cooking) on the terrace
The building has an open furnished terrace with the breathtakeing view
Please note that the room is on the 3rd floor without an elevator.
House rules
From travelers we require 50 Euros of security deposit in case there is some damage to the place like lost keys, broken window etc. but the money is of course given back at the leaving if there are no such occurences.
Please be advised that making noice as well as inviting friends from outside for a visit/stay (that is, individuals who are not staying in the same establishment ) is unacceptable.
Check-in after 2 PM
Check-in before On arrangement
Check-out before Noon
Cancellation Policy Strict
Reviews of this property
10 Excellent
October 2013

Hello Tamuna

Unfortunately, you were not in Istanbul but it worked My bathroom was clean and expedient The large terrace was super great and I spent a pleasant hour with marvelous views of the Galataturm.Es friend Was a Quiet cozy neighborhood and real Türkisch.Zum everything.

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8 Very good
January 2013

My friend Martin and I stayed in the apartment for about 12 nights during summertime. Our room was nice and clean, with enough room to put our clothes in a closet. The view from our window was great, we looked across the bosporus. Kitchen and bathroom are shared, the bathroom could have been a bit cleaner but it was still fine. In the kitchen there was some stuff missing, like pots and dishes, which made it a bit difficult to cook, but besides of this it had all we needed. The apartment is in one of the oldest buildings in Istanbul, don't be scared, it gives a very special touch to your stay :) Across our building on top of the other house there was the wonderful rooftop terrace on which you can get homemade breakfast under a big umbrella with a phantastic view across Istanbul city and the bosporus. You are also allowed to use it for having barbecues, etc. Walking distance to the downtown areas is about 15 minutes, so the apartment was a great starting point to discover the city or to head down to the ferry boats. Our hosts Anouk and Tamuna have been very nice and welcoming. It's not the best place to stay if you expect super clean and white facilities, but if you're an open minded explorer looking for a nice and special ambiente in the heart of the town, this is the place to be!!!
I would definatley recommend it!
Thx to the whole crew!

10 Excellent
October 2012

The Galata Guesthouse is strategically located near Galata Tower, so 5-minutes away from the old city, Sultanahmet, and the nightlife in Istiklal Caddesi. Don't be scared from the appearance of the building because the apartments and the rooms are wonderful! We really enjoyed our week in the Galata guesthouse: we changed three different rooms and they were all great (especially the room with the amazing view on the Bosforus, that we suggest to all couples who want to spend a romantic holiday in Istanbul). Tamuna is a nice girl and we appreciated her help. Don't miss the opportunity to stay in the galata guesthouse!

10 Excellent
September 2012

Very nice place, friendly welcome. Very well located near the Galata Tower.
Amazing terrace with a 360 degree view of Istanbul.

Reviews for this host's other properties
October 2014
Cozy room in Galata area (Beyoğlu)

The room could be very nice if there were a small shelf or some hook in the wall. From the hall go shower and toilet for a total of 4 double rooms from. The toilet smells strongly. The kitchenette is equipped with a kettle and there are 7-8 cup and 1 glass. A cup full of various cutlery, no tea towel. Once a week the garbage was disposed of. From the roof terrace there is a beautiful view over the city and the Bosphorus. The location of the apartment is 1st class. But to our right at the outset agreed departure time the landlord was not found. So we did not get back our € 20 deposit. Maybe us the money will still be paid? On our request email from home was quickly reacts with the appropriate commitment. Total: Too bad they could be so beautiful, the apartment / room!

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10 Excellent
October 2013
Amazing Bosphorus' view Room for 2 in historical apartment*****(7)

great location in a perfect location, including a fantastic roof terrace. Our host was very friendly and hilfsbereit.Ich the apartment can only recommend. When we come to Istanbul again, we will definitely use the apartment again.

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October 2013
Cosy Room in the Heart of İstanbul (4)

Nice style of the flat with the brickwalls, which is located in cosy and trendy Tünel quarter nearby Galata tower. We liked the quarter very much. When it is cold outside than be prepared, it is cold in the flat also, but at least hot shower is working ;-) I would recommend the flat to people who have no problems with smoking in it. Only to ask for a doublebed is not enough I experienced, I would recommend to ask for the real size. There is at least one bed with approximately 1,2m wideness which in my opinion is not sufficient for two persons and far away to be called and offered as doublebed. I tried hard it but sufferd with my 1,9m bodyheight three nights before we could change to another nicer room with a real doublebed. The by some people described scary stairway was no problem for us. But indeed, it´s not a villa style. The other visitors of the rooms in the flat were kindly and open minded people as we hoped to meet.

August 2013
Apartment with Bosphorus View Terrace

The appartemnet is well situated. Close to the old town.
The view from de terrace on the roof is top!

The rooms are minimal but ok. The only (little) table had only 3 legs instead of 4.
The kitchen was dirty and there were not enough plates and mugs for 6 persons.
The cookware was dirty, incomplete or broke.

The shower has good and enough hot water. Shower was not clean. The showerstand was broke.

Toilet oke but when we arrived there was a very smelly and dirty bucket with old dirty water in it.

The terrace makes the appartment worth to go back to this place.

8 Very good
July 2013
COSY studio flat in the Galata Tower area

The apartment would gain significantly through a few small repairs. A broken shower holder is as troublesome as a sink from which no water. So you have to brush your teeth every time in the shower. The promised towels there was not even. What a pity! Of course, the low price is a clear argument and the really sensational good location. 10 minute walk down to the Galata Bridge up or 5 minutes to Istiklal. The best for last: Tamuna is an incredibly kind person. She helped us carry the baggage and took care of us until we were back in the taxi. Everything was on time and uncomplicated. Considering the price, the apartment is for people who mainly need a place to sleep with no frills recommended.

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10 Excellent
July 2013
Amazing Bosphorus' view Room for 2 in historical apartment*****(7)

top view. amazing building. very friendly hosts.

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