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Elegant, bright, lovely sea views in Galata! – Home 4313493 Apartment

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Elegant, bright, lovely sea views in Galata! – Home 4313493

  • Apartment
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 7
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from manager

Description

Our apartment is on the 3rd floor of an elegant 19th Century building close to Galata Tower, on the most sophisticated street in this bohemian area. It's large, chic, bright and airy with stunning views across the Bosphorus and Golden Horn.

We also offer a selection of 'experiences' with our local guides, to help you build your own genuine and memorable perspective on the city.

Please be assured:- We follow the new World Health Organisation guidelines for Covid-19 cleaning and housekeeping.- It's possible for you to self-check-in by retrieving your keys from a lockbox.Alternatively, if you prefer, our manager can greet you. He understands and respects social distancing.

This is one of Istanbul Place Apartments' sensitive restoration projects. It's on the third floor - three flights of original marble stairs - of a grand and elegant 19th century building near the beautiful Galata Tower. The street is sophisticated, with smart cafes, top Turkish fashion design boutiques and a cool bohemian feel.

The apartment is only 1 minute walk from Sishane metro station, 3 minutes walk to Tünel funicular and a short downhill walk to connect with the tram for Sultanahmet. Famous Istiklal Avenue is around 5 minutes walk up the hill.

The bedrooms are stylish: two doubles and one twin, each with designer velvet headboards and high quality crisp white linens. Two of the bedrooms have fabulous views. The kitchen is large, chic and well-equipped with high-end appliances including dish-washer. The dining area has a lovely ceramic tiled floor and leads to the airy hall. The living room is stylish and comfortable with two feather-filled sofas and a bar table area leading to bay windows with fabulous panoramic views across the Bosphorus and Golden Horn. The spacious hall has a smart shower room at one end and a separate loo at the other. Original wooden floorboards give a warm feel and all doors and windows are also elegant originals, adding grace.

This apartment is 130 m2 in total, serene and restful. It's flooded with sunlight through its large sash windows and has very high ceilings throughout. The bedrooms comfortably accommodate six people.

Guests will have the complete privacy of the entire apartment.

This is a small Turkish-British family project. Julia and Tarkan used to live in Istanbul then Singapore and are now balancing life between England and Istanbul. If we're in Istanbul during your stay we'd love to meet you.

Your questions and booking will be handled by us wherever we are. When you arrive in Istanbul Tarkan’s wonderful family and/or our friendly team will welcome you to your apartment, give you the keys and explain about practicalities and the neighbourhoods.

We’ll all help you as much as you need and we're only a phone call or email away.

Galata has a genuine, very welcoming and diverse community with an intriguing mix of cafes, restaurants, small grocery shops and artistic boutiques. Elegant 19th Century buildings line cobbled streets, with discoveries waiting around every corner. No matter where you wander, you’ll always find your way back to Galata Tower, which has been a well-loved landmark for the last 700 years.

Metro, bus, tram and ferry stops are all only a few minutes walk away. The famous Istiklal Avenue is around 5 minutes stroll. You can be in Sultanahmet (for the big sights of Ayasofya, Topkapı, Blue Mosque etc.) in about 12 minutes by public transport or 20 minutes on foot. In the other direction, by Metro, you can be in Şişli (for Istanbul’s biggest shopping mall) in 10 minutes or Levent (for Istanbul’s business district) in 15 minutes.

There are many taxi ranks around and some secure car parks too.

Will your stay with us make a difference? We hope so…

By self-catering right in the local community you’ll quickly become part of it, financially supporting small grocery shops and other family businesses. You’ll soon make relationships with these friendly people and develop a genuine understanding of the culture around you. We’re sure you’ll leave with special memories and more developed perspectives as a result of your encounters.

For each confirmed booking we arrange a tree to be planted in Turkey (via TEMA) to offset part of the carbon dioxide emission from the resulting flight. We encourage you to plant more trees: easily arranged during online booking.

We use local maintenance and cleaning services for the apartments and in this way we provide a good income for 2 families who lives nearby. We do everything we can to preserve all the original features and materials in the apartments. Where new materials are needed we source them locally, prioritising products that are designed and/or made in Turkey.

Our apartments are uniquely situated amongst mosques, churches, synagogues, a mevlevi ‘whirling dervish’ hall and other sites of religious significance. We encourage guests to sense the history of religious tolerance and hopefully! to experience something of it themselves during their

Further details

Will your stay with us make a difference? We hope so…

By self-catering right in the local community you’ll quickly become part of it, financially supporting small grocery shops and other family businesses. You’ll soon make relationships with these friendly people and develop a genuine understanding of the culture around you. We’re sure you’ll leave with special memories and more developed perspectives as a result of your encounters.

For each confirmed booking we arrange a tree to be planted in Turkey (via TEMA) to offset part of the carbon dioxide emission from the resulting flight. We encourage you to plant more trees: easily arranged during online booking.

We use local maintenance and cleaning services for the apartments and in this way we provide a good income for 2 families who lives nearby.

We do everything we can to preserve all the original features and materials in the apartments. Where new materials are needed we source them locally, prioritising products that are designed and/or made in Turkey.

Our apartments are uniquely situated amongst mosques, churches, synagogues, a mevlevi ‘whirling dervish’ hall and other sites of religious significance. We encourage guests to sense the history of religious tolerance and hopefully! to experience something of it themselves during their stay.

Further details indoors

Please be assured:

- We follow the new World Health Organisation guidelines for Covid-19 cleaning and housekeeping.

- It's possible for you to self-check-in by retrieving your keys from a lockbox.

Alternatively, if you prefer, our manager can greet you. He understands and respects social distancing.

This is one of Istanbul Place Apartments' sensitive restoration projects. It's on the third floor - three flights of original marble stairs - of a grand and elegant 19th century building near the beautiful Galata Tower. The street is sophisticated, with smart cafes, top Turkish fashion design boutiques and a cool bohemian feel.

The apartment is only 1 minute walk from Sishane metro station, 3 minutes walk to Tünel funicular and a short downhill walk to connect with the tram for Sultanahmet. Famous Istiklal Avenue is around 5 minutes walk up the hill.

The bedrooms are stylish: two doubles and one twin, each with designer velvet headboards and high quality crisp white linens. Two of the bedrooms have fabulous views. The kitchen is large, chic and well-equipped with high-end appliances including dish-washer. The dining area has a lovely ceramic tiled floor and leads to the airy hall. The living room is stylish and comfortable with two feather-filled sofas and a bar table area leading to bay windows with fabulous panoramic views across the Bosphorus and Golden Horn. The spacious hall has a smart shower room at one end and a separate loo at the other. Original wooden floorboards give a warm feel and all doors and windows are also elegant originals, adding grace.

This apartment is 130 m2 in total, serene and restful. It's flooded with sunlight through its large sash windows and has very high ceilings throughout. The bedrooms comfortably accommodate six people.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • 2 Cribs
  • High chair

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Twin beds, 2 Cribs
  • 1 Full bath, 1 Half bath

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

This is a small Turkish-British family project. Julia and Tarkan used to live in Istanbul then Singapore and are now balancing life between England and Istanbul. If we're in Istanbul during your stay we'd love to meet you. Your questions and booking will be handled by us wherever we are. When you arrive in Istanbul Tarkan's wonderful family and/or our friendly team will welcome you to your apartment, give you the keys and explain about practicalities and the neighbourhoods. We'll all help you as much as you need and we're always only a phone call or email away.

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the manager

Offbeat Escapes Limited
Response rate:
85%
Calendar last updated:
27 Nov 2021
Years listed:
12
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Excellent
80 reviews

Excellent
68
Very Good
12
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0

“great place and amazing service”

Reviewed 9 Dec 2019

The place is fully renovated and nicely decorated. The kitchen has all appliances, a large fridge, dishwasher, microwave oven, stove and oven. It has a great kitchen to cook in and feel like home. Th… More

“Great apartment”

Reviewed 22 Aug 2019

The apartment is very clean.i stayed there for a week the apartment is in a graet location with plenty of restaurants and shops

“Harika”

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Harika bir lokasyon, tarkan bey ve ekibi çok gukeryuzlu yardımsever bence istanbulnseyahatı yapacaksanız eğer, kesinlikle galata cevresinde bu muhteşem evlerde kalmalısınız.iç tasarımı t… More

“Beautiful, centrally located apartment in the heart of Istanbul.”

Reviewed 11 Feb 2017

"The apartment is very clean and located in a very central part of Istanbul. Julia & Tarkan's apartments are managed by a very friendly team, who are very flexible about check-in and che… More

“Fantastic appartment in great location”

Reviewed 19 Nov 2016

I stayed here for a week in November with my sister while we visited Istanbul and met with friends and cousins. The appartment is in a great location, with plenty of restuarants, shops and places to v… More

“Great location”

Reviewed 24 Sep 2016

The apartment is perfectly situated next to Galata Tower, restaurants and shopping areas and in walking distance to Galata bridge. Istiklal Caddesi, the main street, full of restaurants and shops is 5… More

“Great”

Reviewed 5 Sep 2016

It was a great apartment with an amazing view and easy access to a lot of places. My one issue was that it was on the third floor, but if you can get past that, you'll have an amazing view and ex… More

“"Nice apartment in a good location"”

Reviewed 4 Sep 2016

We have just returned from Istanbul and stayed at Pasha Place for 3 nights. The flat is very nice and offers all comforts you need when away from home. Staff is very attentive and the flat is clean an… More

“Wonderful stay in beautiful, charming apartment in the middle of Galata”

Reviewed 20 Jun 2016

Our stay could not have been more perfect! Communication with Julia was a breeze, and the property manager Shamshod was there to greet us when we arrived (quite a bit later than expected) and made us … More

Response from the manager That's a fabulous review nmalhotra, thanks so much. It is a special apartment and we love it when it's really appreciated by guests like you! So now you have a home from home in Istanbul :))

“fantastic apartment”

Reviewed 25 Apr 2016

One of my best Airbnb experiences! Julia was so helpful throughout, sorting out airport transfers and answering any queries quickly. We even got a free upgrade to another apartment a few days before w… More

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FAQs

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

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Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view the property manager's contact details or send them a message.

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Or send the property manager an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from the property manager through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. the property manager will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call the property manager before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact the property manager to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send the property manager a message.

If the property manager agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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