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Property summary
Address Yüksek kaldırım, 34440 Istanbul, Turkey
Property type Apartment
Property ID BOCDUI8F
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This property is managed by handan. handan will arrange to give you the key to the property upon arrival.
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Acceptance rate 82%
Response time A few hours
Calendar updated A few months ago
A WHOLE flat right in the heart of the city, in the historical neighborhood of Galata on the European side of Istanbul. 3 double and one single bedrooms with stylish ottoman decoration and a splendid view of Bosphorus sea. Sleeps 10 people.
A living room with a double bed and an extra single bed.
Toilet/bathroom, kitchen, washing machine, hot water included 24h/7, linen and towels provided.
Wireless internet connection provided.

The appartment is located just next to the Galata Tower, an ancient area on the European side of the city. 5 mins walk up the street of music shops, is the liveliest street of Istanbul, Istiklal Avenue, which is full of restaurants, cafés, bars, concert venues and art galleries. 5 mins walk down the hill is the Bosphorus, Galata Bridge and Eminonu Spice Bazaar. From there, the tramway goes directly to the historical area of Sultanahmet, where you will find the Blue Mosque, Haghia Sophia and other famous places.

A note about the renovation : The buildings of the historical neighborhood of Galata date from the end of the 18th century. Our flats were renovated by craftsmen using the finest traditional methods. They kept the old stones of walls and, under about twenty coats of paint, they discovered wonderful ancient patterns on the ceilings...
House rules
From travelers we require 50 Euros of deposit in case there is some damage to the place for example a lost key, broken window etc. But the money is of course given back if there are no such occurrences.
It is strictly forbidden for the guests to invite friends from outside for a visit/stay
Check-in after 3 PM
Check-in before On arrangement
Check-out before Noon
Cancellation Policy Strict
Available for check–in
Reviews of this property
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September 2015
Cozy Double Room in Authentic Flat

The situation is perfect for an Istanbul visit especially with the tram being very close. Galata is a very lively place. We enjoyed the marvellous roof terrace. The room was extremly simple and the kitchen did not invite to be used. The ground floor room was dark during day and bright in the night due to light in the street.

August 2015
Bright room in charming apartment

Avis negatif. Nous avons une reclamation en cours et une demande de remboursement pour les 2 nuits que nous n avons pas utilisé.
La chambre qui nous a été donnée n avait absolument rien a voir avec notre réservation. Hadan nous a dit avoir des problèmes d eau mais ne s est surtout pas exvusee ,au contraire elle nous a dit que ce qu elle nous proposait était pmus chère mais qu elle ne nous demandait rien
ul est facile de prendte le voyageur de cours qd il est crevé et ne va pas en plus reprendre son baton de pelerin pour répartir en recherche
L apothéose etait la situation tres bruyante et que comme l fenêtre etait cassée on ne pouvait pas fermé. Nous avons

8 Very good
May 2015
Bright room in charming apartment

The room is very nice, comfortable and clean.
The roof terrace offers stunning views of Istanbul. The area is quiet and close to the Galata Tower.
The only downside is the bathroom which is very damp and musty.

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10 Excellent
May 2015

We were a group of 9 people and we are happy about our holiday in Istanbul. The apartment is spacious and suitable for a group of young people.

Thank you Handan for this nice trip

Inge Lis
October 2014
Bright room in charming apartment

Dear Handan. Our room was good, but you cannot claim that it was bright. A wall a few meters in front of the windows was not attractive. The room and the kitchen / bathroom is lacking hooks to hang towels etc. and more lamps /bulps. Generally the 'kitchen' need a little more organising and improvements. Of course we enjoyed the terrases on top of the house.

October 2014

We had a great time in Istanbul!

8 Very good
October 2013
Bautiful room with the breathtaking view terrace

Really nice view. Small room. But because we where the only people in the whole apartment everything was fine. If all rooms are occupied there´s maybe a problem because there is only one shower + toilet.

10 Excellent
June 2013
Bautiful room with the breathtaking view terrace

Apartment is perfectly located, in a cool district. got the best room with best view.
stairhouse is a bit shabby, but i did not care.
rooms , kitchen, bathroom, toilet was tidy.
i realy can recomend!!
maruan from austria

8 Very good
June 2013
Bautiful room with the breathtaking view terrace

Handan was a very nice host, open for all queries and questions. We could use the kitchen (refrigerator, stove, plates), in fact everything was there to make your own meal if you wanted to. Every once in a while we took breakfast on the rooftop with an exciting view over the city, and a range of international guests: from Canada, the US, France, Italy, Spain, Germany. Nice talks! We had the room with the Bosporus view, a little too small for two people, but Handan has other and bigger rooms too. On the other side we had the chance to take breakfast on the small balcony with this fascinating view of the strait.

8 Very good
February 2013

Impressive view, best location. At most, one should not put high demands in terms of heating and comfort. Scenig rather than luxurious, radiant heaters in continuous operation, but not really warm. In the summer, but no matter. Since we were alone in the Cur With 4 double bedrooms, has served us a small bathroom and the kitchen. If it had been full, I treasure, that there were traffic jams and even less sleep rest, floorboards squeak .... But location and views, as same from Galata Tower, from the. Towels and sheets clean. Very nice support, WiFi, went entrance / stairwell is a bit creepy and dark site. We liked not disturbed.

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