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Spacious Ottoman style Apartment at the heart of everything. 2 BED 2 BATHROOMS

Bedrooms 2
Space 100 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 BATHROOMS, (Sleeps 6), Well appointed Luxury with style

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The perfect location. Ideal for seeing the historic sites, dining, shopping or sight seeing.

At the heart of Istiklal Street which is the heart of Taxim - the heart of Istanbul.

A spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with sofa bed in the lounge, in a historic building. Renovated and refurbished to the highest standards. The best of the old with all modern conveniences. Central heating, and air conditioning. Modern kitchen and full marble bathrooms, both with walk in showers.

Across the Street there is a convenience store, Restaurants, bars and shopping. Down the street there are art and antique shops, a bakery and cafe's. Easy access to all the historic locations, Trams, Metro and Taxi's.

There is a local mobile phone in the apartment for you to use when you are out and about. It is pay as you go and can be topped up at any Vodaphone store, the nearest being a few meters from the apartment.

Both bedrooms have there own bathrooms with twin sinks and walk in showers. The beds are queen size with new mattresses and high quality linens. Towels are also supplied and are Turkish cotton - what else!

A play cot - bassinet is also available for rent should you need it.

In the spacious lounge there are 2 sofas. One is a queen size sofa bed for a third couple.

The Kitchen has new appliances including dish washer, oven, microwave, fridge etc.

There is also a washer dryer for guests to use.

Drinking water is supplied from a tower fountain and the house water is filtered as well.

Come and make my home your home and explore Istanbul.


When you are ready to book please send your name and address for the paperwork. You will receive an email with booking information and an Invoice. You then have 7 days to make flight arrangements and send in the deposit. On receipt of the deposit I will confirm the booking.


From the USA checks can be sent or funds deposited directly into my US account. I also have an account is Sterling for the U.K. Payments from other countries can be made by Paypal or bank transfer. details on the web site.

Keywords: Apartment, flat, 2 bedroom, central, home, Taxim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Europe, European side,

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, turkish
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About David

Originally from England, I love Istanbul and spend a lot of my time here. I also travel extensively in Europe and Turkey.

David purchased this apartment in 2011

Why David chose Istanbul

This is the perfect location. Steps from Istiklal yet peaceful with a sense of community.

I have stayed in many properties before finding this one. It is a large apartment unusual for older properties in Istanbul. Full use was made of the space providing 2 large en suite bathrooms, Large lounge and big kitchen area. You will not feel cramped.

Feel free to contact me in the USA. All transactions can be done in Dollars and through US banks, checks etc to my address in Florida.

What makes this apartment unique

A tea shop in the lobby. Hot tea or coffee any time of day. Dozens of restaurants and shops. entertainment on the door step.

Set up for business, WiFi and printer, T.V. and house phone. Mobile phone pay as you go. A host of adaptors and chargers for Apple etc:

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great care has been taken by the owner to make Orient Pearl beautiful and convenient in every way. We had a fantastic time in Istanbul, were able to visit comfortably with friends in the flat, and enjoy the hospitality and detail to attention provided by the incomprable Mr. Suliman. He and his tea shop added to the enjoyment of our stay. We cannot recommend this flat more highly. It was great for a vacation, would be very comfortable for business, and could easily work for a family. We will be back!

As for tips - if you haven't been to Istanbul, take full advantage of the amazing sights. Aside from incredible monuments and buildings, be sure to visit the asian side, take a ferry up the Bospherous, and bring home condiments from the Spice Market. People are friendly and engaging about their city, so be sure to initiate conversations.
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Beyoğlu Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Luxury marble bathroom with 2 vanity sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Luxury marble bathroom with 2 vanity sinks
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Settee that makes into a Queen bed,
  • Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Please let us know in advance so the crib can be set up for your arrival. The living room has a sofa bed that sleeps 2.
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
3D movie selection, Skype active TV, WiFi Apple Airport.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Spacious Ottoman style Apartment at the heart of everything. 2 BED 2 BATHROOMS
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Thank you for a wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Your apartment is wonderful. Thank you for making our trip so easy. everything went like you said from the airport to the apartment and your recommendations were spot on. After a few days we were exploring the area by ourselves and finding the most amazing stores and artisan workshops. As well as historical buildings. took hundreds of pictures, can I submit some of them?. Thank you David and Suleyman.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyoglu my favorite area of Istanbul

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed many times in apartments around Istanbul. Orient Pearl is a hidden gem. So close to everything and the best value for money I have found. Every morning we had breakfast in the cafe adjoining the building. In the evening we would dine at one of the many rooftop restaurants. Thank you David, we appreciate the calm and tranquility of your apartment.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Istanbul

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is spotlessly clean, everything is of high quality, the beds are very comfortable and the apartment is extremely quite - for the centre of a huge city its amazing. Our first night we stayed in a hotel close to the Airport, couldn't sleep because of the call to prayer reverberating round the buildings.

If you are going to stop over in Istanbul i recommend this apartment.


  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, location, location - We are two women traveling companions each year we go to a new and ex

  • 5 of 5

The building dust look much from the outside but inside its a beautiful well appointed apartment with the most luxurious bathrooms I have ever seen!!!

The location is, as it says, in the middle of everything. Istanbul is such a vibrant city, the people are wonderful and couldn't have been kinder. To think we nearly missed out on this wonderful experience, the coup and all the immigrants problems nearly stopped us. So glad we came and experienced the hospitality and people of Turkey. David couldn't have been more helpful. We would recommend Orient Pearl without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a food lover

  • 5 of 5

I am a journalist, gastronomic delights, I needed a central apartment, well connected with internet, wifi etc. As a bonus this superbly furnished apartment has a printer. Within 200m of this apartment there are some world class restaurants. some with amazing views over the Bosporus but to learn more you will have to wait for my book to be finished!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We (two) spent a great time in this beautiful apartment in the heart of Beyoglu/Istanbul.

The apartment is very well equipped, very clean and has a good atmosphere.

The location close to Galatasaray Lisesi at Istiklal Caddesi is perfect to reach all the top sights of Istanbul.

Also, there are lots of various restaurants, cafés and bars around including a historic hamam.

The rental's description is accurate in all its particulars.

So we can fully recommend this rental.

Our best regards to the owner and last not least to Suleyman.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Beyoğlu Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Final cleaning $30
Refundable damage deposit $150

Rates are subject to change till the reservation is confirmed.

For more that 4 person and 2 bedroom rate please enquire. The apartment can sleep 6 comfortably.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Just round the corner not sure of the name
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: not necessary

Check out the buskers and street performers along Istiklal every evening.

The apartment is steps away from restaurants, bars, Shops and historical buildings. Many of the embassies are located within this area. There are antique shops and arts venues This is the place to be and be seen.


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