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Lots of light, peaceful & high ceilings

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Azure La, 1 bedroom, sleeps 3

This fully renovated 1 bedroom flat is located on the 2nd floor in a historic building, on a peaceful street, just steps from the center of all the action. Three large windows flood the living area with light and the over-sized sectional sofa beckons for you to kick back and relax. And if you need to work, there’s a small desk and comfortable chair from which to do so. The bathroom’s large glass shower and white marble décor will have you feeling like you’ve just stepped into a spa. As for sleep, that should come easy thanks to the extremely comfortable, king size mattress that’s fit for …well, a king.

LOCATION:

This building is located on a quiet street in Cihangir- one of Istanbul’s trendiest neighborhoods. Cozy cafes, amazing restaurants, local shops and trendy bars are everywhere you look in this neighborhood, which could explain why so many intellectuals, expats and artists choose to call it home. The metro and tram are both less than a 10 minute walk away, making it easy to get to the old town and anywhere else you might want to go. With so much to offer, it’s easy to see why the UK Guardian named Cihangir one of the top five places in the world to live.

More Details

Property Manager
Kadir Akkus
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, turkish
Calendar last updated:
September 5, 2016

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Atatürk
Car: not necessary

LOCATION:

This apartment is located on the 2nd floor in a historic building on a quiet street in Cihangir- one of Istanbul’s trendiest neighborhoods. Cozy cafes, amazing restaurants, local shops and trendy bars are everywhere you look in this neighborhood, which could explain why so many intellectuals, expats and artists choose to call it home. The metro and tram are both less than a 10 minute walk away, making it easy to get to the old town and anywhere else you might want to go. With so much to offer, it’s easy to see why the UK Guardian named Cihangir one of the top five places in the world to live.

Amenities

Beyoğlu Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 marble bathroom with a large glass shower cabin.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • 1 bedroom with a kingsize bed, visco-spring mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Notes:
The living area benefits from 3 large windows and ample natural light. It is furnished with a contemporary style corner sofa (350*110cm + corner), a large coffee table, a TV unit as well as a small desk with a beautiful chair and shelf. Fully equipped kitchen with marble kitchen top. Appliances: large fridge, microwave, toaster, grill and kettle, coffee-machine. 1 bedroom with a kingsize bed, visco-spring mattress and ample storage space. 1 marble bathroom with a large glass shower cabin. The bedroom, bathroom and kitchen have ample storage space. 55 sqm (550sqf), 2nd floor (no lift) AC, underfloor heating, termal windows, WiFi, plasma-TV, telephone, washing machine and separate dryer, iron and iron board, hair-dryer.

Reviews

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(11 traveler reviews)

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Lots of light, peaceful & high ceilings
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
POMEZIA ( ROME) , ITALY
5

MODERN, CLEAN, IN NICE AREA

  • 5 of 5

Modern, comfortabel and clean appartment for 2 or 3 persons.

Nice central area near Taksim and Istikal area but in quiet area.

A lot of bars and restaurants and little shops nearby.You can dip in typical turkish istanbul life. Neighbourhood turkish people no hotels and no typical turistic area.

The owner speak perfect english and german.

And give a lot of usful informations for your holidays in Istanbul.

We really enjoyed this apparment and will book it again on our next Istanbul trip.

Perfect the shuttle service from and to the airport.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Our stay by Cast

  • 5 of 5

Very kind, very cosy and perfect for our stay in Istanbul Perfect for a couple! Nice interiour, all things do you need are in the apartement! Fresh, new and very clean!

Thank you for wonderful days in Azure!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Madison, WI
5

Adorable, clean, comfortable, well-located

  • 5 of 5

Istanbul is a confusing place, but it really helps to have a comfortable place to return to every evening. I have absolutely no complaints about this gorgeous apartment. It looks light-filled in the photo, and it is. It has everything you could want and then some: air conditioning that works, washer and dryer, compact but well-appointed kitchen, queen bed AND modular couch that could probably convert into two more beds.

A couple of things to be aware of: this apartment is on the 3rd floor (American) with no elevator, so you have two flights of stairs to climb to get to the apartment. The stairs have no railing, so carry small children rather than letting them climb. Also, the bedroom looks tiny in the photo, and it is; the bed literally fills the room (there are small ventilated raised panels on either side of it) and you have to climb in from the foot of the bed. The door doesn't even open all the way. One nice thing I found out by accident, though, is that one of the switches in the bedroom operates a motion-activated night light on the floor at the foot of the bed, so if you get up in the middle of the night, you might disturb your partner trying to shuffle your butt to the end of the bed, but at least you'll have light as soon as you put your foot on the floor!

The neighborhood is not touristy at all; it's centered around a small mosque square that functions as a landmark so you can get your bearings. Everything you could need is right in the area: 2 small supermarkets (I recommend the Carrefour), a pastry shop, hardware stores, used and new clothing boutiques, liquor stores, drugstores, etc.--even an Italian gelato place! Taksim Square is about 7-8 blocks away and up a small hill; the Galata Tower is about as far away. The main tourist area (Sultanahmet, with the Hagia Sophia and other attractions) is across the Golden Horn, the waterway that divides the European side of the city, but still walkable if you have some extra time and don't mind crossing the Galata Bridge.

This apartment gave me the peace and relaxation I really wanted from my vacation, and really needed after 10 days on a busy tour in other parts of Turkey. I would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Azure

  • 5 of 5

All the information provided about this apartment was accurate and helpful. It was central to the main shopping and entertainment venues in the area with lots of shops and places to eat nearby. There is a wide range of types of food to suit anyone, food is very a good standard at very reasonable prices. The older part of town with the central bazaar, the famous mosques and Topkapi palace is about 40 minutes walk or a quick ride on a modern tram.

The property provided everything we needed, it was comfortable and well equipped, a big window onto the street, and marble flooring. The weather was still quite warm and after being outside walking a lot the powerful shower with plentiful hot water and the efficient touch button air conditioning unit were a real comfort. Everything was spotlessly clean and in good condition.

Customer service was excellent. There was a complication over transfers to and from the airport that was sorted out without causing difficulty for us and a maintenance need that arose within the apartment was all done within an hour. There is a phone for local calls and to contact Cast if needed. Our contact, Serdal, was charming and gave us a lot of good information about the best places in the area for eating, museums, jazz etc. He even told us about the best books (and the ones to avoid!) by a local nobel prize winning author, Orhan Pamuk, and about a photographer, Ara Guler.

The street we were in was quiet and peaceful yet it was less than a five minute walk to lots of shops and places to eat. The main shopping along a very long pedestrianised precinct, Istiklal, was less than 10 minutes walk. there is lots to do and we will be returning.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Really nice Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a very beautiful accommodation with the Azure 2 Apartment at Cihangir. It has a lovely neighborhood with many restaurants and cafés. (You have to visite MUA's Gelaterie!) You can reach every sight and Kabatas Port to go everywhere.

We recommend a stay in the CAST-Apartment!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago, Illinois
5

Elegant, homey, centrally located

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for a week at Azure, and we were very happy with the apartment, with Kadir's help in settling in and with the area. The flat is nicely set up, compact but it has everything you could need: washer/dryer, wi-fi, kitchen TV etc. The location is close to public transport, taxis and to supermarkets/ cafes and bakeries. We got picked up at the airport by the car service that CAST arranges, which was a big relief. Kadir was at the flat to explain everything and settle us in. Overall, a great experience and a good way to experience Istanbul as a normal person, not a tourist.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65.73
Additional Guest Fee $23.9 per person per night
Damage Deposit $298.76

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.