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SHORT, MEDIUM & LONG LET - TASTEFUL LUXURY WITH AMAZING VIEWS

Kadir Akkus

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, german, turkish
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Kadir Akkus

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, turkish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 27, 2015
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SHORT, MEDIUM & LONG LET - TASTEFUL LUXURY WITH AMAZING VIEWS

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Istanbul Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 double bedrooms, 2 bunk beds, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

We focus on medium and longer term accommodation for foreigners coming to Istanbul.

Above pricing serves as guidance. Pricing depends on seasonal demand and suitability of every enquiry and will be decided on an ad-hoc basis. Please contact us for a quote.

This apartment is amazing in many ways. The location and the views are truly special, night and day. The magnificent Galata Tower is about 50m away from the living room and one of the bedroom windows. The finishing of the interior, including bathroom and kitchen, is high end by any European standard. Real wooden floors, marble bathroom, stainless steel kitchen, walking closet and brand new tasteful furnishings are features that set this property apart.

Living room with large, comfortable sofa, coffee table, flat screen TV and 2 additional chairs.

Dining area for 6 people.

2 double bedrooms, each equipped with a king size bed, visco-spring mattress and ample storage space.

2 additional bunk-beds.

Fully equipped stainless steel/ wooden combination kitchen.

Marble and wooden combination bathroom.

2nd bathroom.

Ample storage space throughout.

DURING YOUR STAY

To make your stay more enjoyable, we are pleased to offer you some additional services.

Tour guide: This service is exclusive for you and can be organized on the basis of your needs and interests. Our tour guide offers two types of tours: A Design and Art Tour around the Beyoglu or Sisli area. The second tour goes around the historical area in Sultanahmet including the Egyptian Bazaar and the Grand Bazaar.

Private Boat Tour: You can rent a private boat and skipper for you and your family & friends to discover the Bosphorus or the islands. This service can also be tailored for you depending what you would like to see. Prices depend on number of persons and length of the tour.

Ayurvedic Massage & Yoga Meditation:

We can offer you private yoga meditation sessions in the comfort of your CAST accommodation. The yoga is different from other styles. It is part of a holistic life culture, which teaches your whole Self to relax. You are guided into an experience of full body meditation.

The Ayurvedic Massage eliminates tensions and is both relaxing and rejuvenating.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kadir Akkus (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, german, turkish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 27, 2015

Guestbook comments from the manager

My family and I enjoyed staying in the Galata apartment. It had everything we needed and more: comfortable beds, large living room, combined with dining room, clean bathrooms, well equipped kitchen, and laundry. The hidden surprise was a rooftop patio with the 360 degree view, which we used for our breakfast a few times as well as for a night time relaxation with a glass of wine. The location of this apartment is great. Old town was only 20 min away, and Kabatas ferry (which we used to go to the Princess Islands) within 2 tram stops or only 15 min walk along the coast. There were a few nice markets near the building, and we can see the beginning of the Istikal street right outside of our window. Our host Kadir met us upon our arrival, gave us a tour of the flat and shared quick tips about the neighborhood and the transportation. Apartment also had maps and guides with the sightseeing information. Kadir also arranged our taxi from and to the airport. We had 5 adults and 2 small kids staying in the apartment and everyone had a wonderful time.
May 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.8
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Short, medium & long let - Tasteful luxury with amazing views
average rating of 4.769231 based on 17 reviews
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Short, medium & long let - Tasteful luxury with amazing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1016585
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Istanbul Istanbul and The Marmara
4

Very good and clean apartment

  • 4 of 5
We are two couples who stayed at the apartment for 6 days in September. The apartment, next to Galata Tower, couldn't be better placed for visiting all the different districts of Istanbul. It is also very roomy, light and airy, and very comfortable. The beds, in particular, are big and very comfortable. Any questions or queries were dealt with quickly and courteously by Kadir and his team. A leisurely 7 minute walk down the hill takes you to the trams, and the Travel Card enables you to use all the transport systems - trams, buses, underground, and funicular (great for avoiding the climb back uphill at the end of the day). It even allows you to have a ride on the old fashioned tram that runs along the pedestrianised area to and from Taksim Square. The terrace at the top of the building is pretty basic, but it offers beautiful views over the Bosphorus. All in all, the apartment offers very good value for money.
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Short, medium & long let - Tasteful luxury with amazing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1016585
+90 -5312239312
Istanbul Istanbul and The Marmara
Oslo, Norway
5

This is the place to stay in Istanbul

  • 5 of 5
Stylish apartment close to Galata Tower. Topfloor and just a stair to a rooftop with fantastic view over Bosporos. Good restaurants nearby.. Best bed we have ever slept in. If you are planning a trip to Istanbul, this is the place to stay.
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Short, medium & long let - Tasteful luxury with amazing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1016585
+90 -5312239312
Istanbul Istanbul and The Marmara
5

Amazing Time in Istanbul

  • 5 of 5
Everything about our trip to Istanbul was fantastic. We opted to have Cast book our transportation to and from the airport and I couldn't be happier with that decision. It is an overwhelming city at first and it was reassuring to see our driver waiting for us outside of arrivals. The only downfall of the apartment is that it is on the 4th floor with an elevator. If you can get beyond that, it is exactly as pictured with all of the amenities. The third "bedroom" is more of a cruise ship room but would be sufficient for children and convenient that it has an attached bathroom. The view of Galata Tower is great and the view from the roof terrace of the city is better. Kadir was so friendly and welcoming prior to and when we arrived. No issues with payment or security deposit refund. Have already recommended Cast Istanbul to many friends!
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Short, medium & long let - Tasteful luxury with amazing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1016585
+90 -5312239312
Istanbul Istanbul and The Marmara
5

Großzügig, beeindruckend und wunderschön ..

  • 5 of 5
GALATA TOWER
Wir waren leider nur vier Tage in dieser großzügigen und wundervollen Unterkunft, mitten im Herzen von Istanbul - direkt am Galata Turm. Die Räume sind perfekt aufgeteilt, sodass vier Personen (und mehr) ausreichend Platz finden.
Die Dachterrasse muss unbedingt erwähnt werden - ein Panorama auf die Sehenswürdigkeiten der Stadt. Hier könnte man die "blaue Stunde" erleben... die Zeit bevor die Sonne untergeht.

Die Wohnung ist im Original fast schöner als beschrieben - wir würden Sie jeder Zeit unseren Freunden empfehlen!

Vor allem beeindruckt war ich aber von der herzlichen Gastfreundschaft unseres Gastgebers. Ich fühlte mich wie bei Freunden zu Hause so freundschaftlich war die Begrüßung.
Vielen Dank nochmal und weiterhin viel Erfolg!
Istanbul ist sehr gastfreundlich und einfach traumhaft wenn man sich darauf einlässt - bei Tag & Nacht!
Also los & viel Spaß! ;-)
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Short, medium & long let - Tasteful luxury with amazing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1016585
+90 -5312239312
Istanbul Istanbul and The Marmara
Auckland, New Zealand
5

Great position in design conscious apartment

  • 5 of 5
We were a party of six, two couples and two 20 something daughters. The apartment worked very well for us with plenty of space for 6 people and great kitchen and laundry facitilites. The only downside was the 5 flights of stairs (no lift) which was sometimes a struggle after a day out. The view from the roof terrace, one floor up was an amazing close view of the Bosphorous and the other side of the Galata Bridge. The position is very central and there are cafes and shops on your doorstep. It could be a bit noisy at night with the windows open but the windows blocked out the noise well. I would definitely recommend this apartment you can see a lot of Istanbul daily life just by looking out your window.
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Short, medium & long let - Tasteful luxury with amazing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1016585
+90 -5312239312
Istanbul Istanbul and The Marmara
5

Eine wunderbare Wohnung an einer tollen Lage

  • 5 of 5
Die Wohnung war einfach toll und alles hat bestens geklappt. Es ist einfacher sich vom Flughafen abholen zu lassen, als selbst ein Taxi zu organisieren. Manchmal hatten die Taxis Mühe das Haus zu finden. Natürlich ist es eine sportliche Herausforderung immer in den 4. Stock zu laufen, vorallem wenn man in den zahlreichen umliegenden Läden zu viel eingekauft hat. Aber die Aussicht ist es eindeutig Wert. Vorallem ist man schon näher an der Dachterasse!
Wir würden die Wohnung auf jeden Fall wieder mieten.
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Atatürk Airport
Car: not necessary

Bang in the middle of it all describes the location of this apartment best. It is right in front of the Galata Tower, with unhindered views of the same from the large living room and one of the bedrooms. There are ample grocery shopping and eating out options around Galata Tower. A 250m walk northwards will take you to the southern end of the Istiklal Avenue, Istanbul largest and busiest shopping and entertainment mile. Walking along the Istiklal takes you to the famous Taxim Square. Via a 500m walk southwards from the apartment takes you to the Golden Horn and Galata Bridge, where you have access to the metro and tram, which takes you directly into the historic center of Sultanahmet, where the Blue Mosque, Topkapi, Aya Sofia and other sights are located.

To make your stay even more enjoyable and convenient, we offer to organise a variety of popular and bespoke services, i.e. a nostalgic Bosphorus boat trip, special guided tours through the city, a multi-lingual nanny service etc. For relaxation you might want to complement your activities with a massage or a yoga and meditation session, all in the comfort of your CAST accommodation.

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Rates & Availability

From €160 Per night

Istanbul Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
off season
Jan 15 2015 - Mar 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
€160
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
€230
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee €55
Refundable damage deposit €250
Notes Prior to your arrival, the apartment is fully cleaned by our professional cleaning service, bed sheets and towels are changed and the property is fully inspected to ensure that all advertised items and equipments are in good working order.

We highly recommend booking an Airport Transfer with us to facilitate a hassle free arrival. Regular taxi drivers often have trouble finding our apartments.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Istanbul Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bunk Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Both double beds feature super comfortable visco spring mattresses. All beds are equipped with down duvets and pillows and the bedsheets are made of high quality cotton.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Housekeeping
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Notes:
Wifi, plasma-TV, Hifi, alarm, telephone, washing machine and separate dryer, iron and iron board, hair-dryer.

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