Spacious Garden Duplex in the heart of Old City Sultanahmet
The apartment is located in the heart of the Old City in a quiet residential neighborhood, a short walk from the Hippodrome, Sultanahmet Square (500 meters from the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern), and the famed Covered Bazaar. It is 18kms from Ataturk Airport and airport transfers can be arranged upon request.
The balcony and patio face an inner courtyard garden and
offer pleasant outdoor spaces in which to relax.
This two-floor apartment can accommodate up to 9 people with an extra bed.
Entrance to the duplex which is the upper floor, opens to a sleeping area with a queen size bed (150 x 200cm). This floor has also a kitchen, bathroom and living/dining area with a 140x200 cm sofabed facing the courtyard garden.
On the lower floor, which is accessed by an
internal stairway, there is a low-ceiling children's
sleeping area with two single beds (this area does
not have any windows), a hallway, bathroom and
a double bedroom opening to the garden.
The sleeping areas are either open or
separated with a glass partition so this
apartment works best for families or groups
who do not require a lot of privacy.
The full kitchen has a dishwasher, 4 gas burners,
microwave, full size refrigerator and washing
machine. The bathroom has a glass-enclosed
tub/shower and is stocked with traditional white
Turkish towels and toiletries. The bathroom on the lower floor
features a jacuzzi bathtub inviting long soaks.
The tub also has a shower hookup.
Stylish contemporary decor highlighted with
bright Turkish rugs and throw pillows, air
conditioning units in both the living room and
bedroom, a wall-mounted LCD television with
cable reception, wireless internet, laptop desk,
MP3-CD player and cordless phone make this flat
a great choice for a large family or group.
Linens and pillows are also provided.
Cleaning service can be arranged with a surcharge for short stays. For longer stays of more than a week cleaning and sheet changes will be arranged once in a week.
Wireless internet is free. Cable TV, air- conditioning and natural gas heating are included.
The building does not have an elevator.
Luggage storage is available.
Complimentary first day breakfast will be offered. There are various restaurants and coffee shops around the area. We will provide you with a recommendations handbook and necessary phone numbers in case you may need assistance during your stay.
Linens, towels, detergent, toiletries,
Standard kitchen utensils,
Electricity, Gas, Water, Air conditioning,
Satellite TV, Local telephone calls, DSL ethernet or wireless internet access,
First day complimentary breakfast,
Available with surcharge:
Calls made to mobile phones will be charged at cost to the guest's credit card upon receipt of the monthly telephone bill.
Extra guests up to the maximum occupancy limit will be charged at USD40 (EUR 30) per night per person supplying an extra bed, including children over age 2. We cannot accept more people than the maximum occupancy with the exception of children under two years old who will sleep in a crib or with an adult.
Discounts and special offers may not be combined.
Baby crib (cot) is available with a charge of USD13 (EUR10) /night.
Daily cleaning can be provided with a surcharge of USD40 (EUR30).
Daily tidy up can be provided with a surcharge of USD20 (EUR15).
Private airport transfer can be arranged. The cost will vary depending on the airport and number of passengers.
Luggage storage and fax/photocopy service available with a surcharge.
Daily Istanbul tours, daily excursions to nearby cities can be arranged upon request.
New amenity for your daily travel needs in Istanbul:
’Istanbul Card’ is now available upon request!
We started to offer IstanbulKart (formerly named as Akbil) at cost. It offers a very convenient and cheap way to travel around Istanbul by tram, bus and subway. The card itself costs TRY 7 and we load it with TRY 13 so the total becomes TRY 20. Please let us know if you need these cards and how many so that we will make them ready for you when you arrive.
We do not require deposits but we would like our apartments to be in good shape after our guests leave as to expect them to keep the property in good order and leave the apartment in the same condition as when they arrived. All guests are required to give their credit card details as a security deposit in the event of any damaged or missing items.
We would like our Guests to inform us in advance your arrival details and encourage you to order the airport service as it makes your arrival to the apartment much smoother unless you know Istanbul well or have stayed with us previously and know how to get to the building. If you prefer to come on your own we will provide you with directions in Turkish (for the taxi driver) and a map showing the directions to our address. We will appreciate if you can bring a photocopy of each guest’s passport on your arrival who will be staying in the apartment as we need to keep for security reasons on behalf of local authorities.
CHECK-IN and CHECK-OUT
Check-in hours are between 2 pm(14:00) to 11 pm(23:00) and check-out hours is 9 am(09:00) to 11 am(11:00). We do our utmost to accommodate the individual needs of our guests and we honor early check-in and late check-out unless there is no check-in/check-out after or before your check-in/check-out time.
2 sets of keys will be provided. Lost key set will be charged at USD10 (EUR 8).
We have a moderate Cancellation Policy. You will be refunded the total price minus the Wimdu cancellation fee if you cancel the booking at least 4 days before check-in (by 12 noon, local time). For cancellations that are made less than 4 days before check-in, you will be refunded 5% of the total price minus the Wimdu cancellation fee. Please note that no refunds whatsoever will be given for cancellations made in response to circumstances beyond our control such as natural disasters or political events. Guests who depart before the scheduled date are charged the tariff for the entire rental period.
CHARACTER OF THE PROPERTIES
Guests are advised to read the website/house rules carefully with particular attention to the character and nature of the properties and the area. The building does not have an elevator and the apartments are not recommended for individuals who have difficulty walking or climbing stairs or for those who expect daily housekeeping and other hotel services unless you require one of our daily cleaning or tidy up services.
People other than the paid guests may not stay overnight in the property. Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of guest. All of the units are privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.
The apartments are placed in a quiet residential neighborhood and we expect our guests to respect our friendly neighbors.
Smoking is allowed on most of the apartments but we highly recommend smoking outside at the balconies or garden. We will be using ozon generator to clean up the apartment to get rid of any unwanted odors and bacteria.
To the rear, the building faces an inner courtyard with trees, alive with birds -- lots of birds!
Unfortunately pets are not allowed in properties.
Children are welcomed except for the Penthouse Suite. Please pay special attention to the stairs connecting the two apartments of balcony duplex as some stairs are very narrow.
Guest shall allow Homeowner access to the property for purposes of repair and inspection. Homeowner shall exercise this right of access in a reasonable manner.
|Price for > 8 guests||$ 17 US per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||2 PM|
|Check-in before||11 PM|
|Check-out before||11 AM|
Reviews for this host's other properties
Our time in Istanbul was amazing. It is a huge city brimming with a culture that goes back thousands of years. Our hosts Gulnar and Aslan met us on arrival and explained everything we needed to know about the apartment. They were exceedingly friendly and helpful throughout our stay and deserve a huge accolade for their service. The apartment is very comfortable, clean, well appointed and well located. It takes a day to get your bearings but once done,you'll find that you are within easy reach of all the main attractions. Aslan advised us to use his driver and buy a travel card( you only need one between two people). We took that advice and we're grateful for it. It makes a world of difference when you arrive to have a person to meet you especially when not too much English is spoken and the signage is in Turkish!! Study a map of the area before you go as the streets can seem like a spiderweb and it's not difficult to get lost....but don't worry, it's part of the adventure! People generally speak enough English to help you out.
Our experience was exceptionally good and we would recommend Aslan Apartments as a great place to stay and absorb the culture of Istanbul.
For Australians and New Zealander's a trip to Gallipoli is a 'must'. You can do it in a (long) day. A big thankyou to Gulnar and Aslan for making our stay so enjoyable.
Lindo apartamento, igual a como son las fotos en internet. Por problemas de conexión llegamos a las O3.00 y nos estaba esperando. En la heladera agua,leche, queso, manteca, aceitunas. En la mesa pan, galletas, fruta., café etc. Muy servicial y atento. Volveriamos encantados
We had a wonderful time in Istanbul. We enjoyed the wonderful seaview from the apartment which is nice, clean and very well equipped. We appreciated the communication with Aslan and Gulnur, they always answered quickly and gave us all support we needed.
We stayed at Seaview Family Suite of Aslan Apartments. The apartment was on the third floor and there was an amazing view at the marmara sea. Our apartment was exactly how it is described. Everything was fine. The hosts were very friendly and there was a good communication before and during our stay. Aslan Apartments is just 3 minutes far from the metro station "cemberlitas" and 5 minutes walking distance from blue mosque (on the front door you only have to go right, at the end of the street turn left). To find a mini market you also have to go 15 meters from the front door in the right direction. The reason why we don´t give 10 points is the surrounding of Aslan Apartments. One of our neighbours made some annoying gestures. We cleared the situation by hanging some carpets over the handrails.
Everything was very well organized. Aslan apartments are very quiet and yet centrally located in the old city of Istanbul. Upon our arrival, we received an extensive introduction to the apartment and the surrounding area. Thanks for the hospitality and good time in Istanbul. We will be back!
Alles war sehr gut organisiert. Aslan Apartments liegen sehr ruhig und trotzdem zentral in der Altstadt von Istanbul. Bei unserer Ankunft haben wir eine umfangreiche Einführung in die Wohnung und die Umgebung erhalten. Vielen Dank für die Gastfreundschaft und die gute Zeit in Istanbul. Wir kommen wieder!
A quality apartment, very good condition, well equipped, the wifi works.
Friendly welcome and advice if necessary. Cleaning done once during the week.
Good location you can do everything in the old town on foot from the apartment.
Un appartement de qualité, très bon état, bien équipé, le wifi fonctionne.
Accueil agréable et conseils si besoin. Ménage fait une fois durant la semaine.
Bien situé on peut tout faire dans la vielle ville à pied en partant de l'appart.
A beautiful, very clean apartment in which we have felt from the beginning. The contact with the owner was smooth and very friendly even with information and questions about the area or Restaurants. Within walking distance of many interesting sights located .We love to come back.
Eine schöne,sehr saubere Wohnung in der wir uns von Anfang an wohl gefühlt haben . Der Kontakt mit dem Vermieter war problemlos und sehr freundlich auch bei Auskünften und Fragen zur Umgebung oder Restaurantsuche . In Laufnähe von vielen interessanten Sehenswürdigkeiten gelegen .Wir kommen gerne wieder .
Dear Gulnur and Arslan,
thank you so much for a wonderful stay in your appartement! We have enjoyed our time there a lot, especially the view from the balcony ;). Also we would like to express our gratitude to your very kind gesture in buying all the food for the first start for us! That is such a nice gesture! Very helpful had been the Information book, we received many recommendations from there, like where to exchange money and how much tip we have to give to whom. We also followed the advice in going with the ferry on a Bosporus trip and loved it from the very first minute. So, thank you for everything and we hope to come back in the near future! Best regards from Marcel & Nicola
Accommodation great, spacious, clean, etc.... we all felt like home. Very close to the tram and nearby convenience stores. Also the landlord was most helpful and forthcoming, who assisted us on our every request.
Would definitely recommend the apartment and the location.
Das Apartment liegt sehr zentral;man kann gut zu Fuß z.B. die blaue Moschee erreichen. Die Ausstattung des Apartments ist sehr gut und bietet einen sehr guten Komfort und Rückzugsraum gerade in einer so pulsierenden und spannenden Mega Stadt. Sehr zu empfehlen.
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