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Kadir Akkus

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, turkish
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Quiet, spacious duplex, with a patio garden

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Beyoğlu Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bath and extra WC, sleeps 5

Located on a peaceful, tucked-away street in the middle of it all. This two bedroom apartment spans two floors and is extremely spacious. Two large sofas to lounge on, a fully equipped, open-plan kitchen to cook in, marble bathrooms to luxuriate in. And at the end of the day, you’ll sleep like a baby, thanks to the visco-spring mattresses on both luxurious king-size beds.

LOCATION:

This flat is situated in the hip and trendy neighborhood of Cihangir. Home to intellectuals, artists, movie stars and international expats alike. Cozy cafes, hip restaurants and local shops can be found everywhere you look. Istiklal Street,Taxim, and the tram to the historic center are all within a short walking distance. With so much to offer, it’s no wonder the UK Guardian named Cihangir one of the top five places in the world to live.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kadir Akkus (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, turkish

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our host was waiting at the doorstep to welcome us at arrival. The flat was in perfect shape obviously the whole house has been newly renovated. We were thoroughly introduced to all the technical details ( including washing machine and dryer and central heating and Wifi). Beyoglu ist the part of istanbul to be. The historic part of Istanbul with the Topkapi, Hagia Sofia, is 10 to 15 turkish liras by cab and can easily be made by foot on a nice day. restaurants, supermarkets, bakery, bars and cafes are all within minutes walking distance. Atatürk Airport was 45 turkish liras by cab.
Mar 2012
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)
Quiet, spacious duplex, with a patio garden
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

WONDERFUL Apartment in Quiet Area

  • 5 of 5

We loved our experience renting from Kadir and staying in this apartment!! The reservation process was very easy. Kadir arranged a driver to take us to and from the airport, and his associate met us to get acquainted with the apartment when we arrived. She was extremely helpful--helping us understand the apartment ammenities as well as ideas for travling in Istanbul. The neighborhood was quiet yet close to great spots for meals, shopping, and transportation. The apartment itself was very nicely appointed--beautiful marble, comfortable bedding and furniture, spatious closets, and great appliances, including AC. It is everything as billed and more!!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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MAGNIFICENT FIND

  • 5 of 5

We are a family from Germany with 2 small kids, and the property was very well suited for us.

It is on the ground and lower ground floor, where the lower ground floor has a large sliding door leading to a nicely decked outside area.

The access to the property is easy and there is space in the hallway to leave a baby stroller.

The decoration and feel is just like on the pictures, to which one should add that there is underfloor heating, which was very cosy given that during our last days in Istanbul it was quiet cold.

The beds are very comfortable and even the couch in the living room is amazing. My husband kept falling asleep on it at night.

Last but not least, we were pleasantly surprised by the service Kadir provided. He was never far away and responded promptly to our emails.

We would come back here and will recommend Kadir and the apartment to our friends.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Perfact flat, in a great city!

  • 5 of 5

It was definitely a great idea to pick this flat. Because we have a little kid, we spent more time in the flat then we would have spent normally. That's why, we were keen on having a nice location which would make us feel at home. Azure 1 was an excellent choice. It was very tastefully decorated and very clean. The kitchen was well equipped, obviously, the kind owners of the flat thought of many details which made our stay at Azure a very memorable one. Also the location of Azure is very central; vivid but still quiet at nights. It is close to everywhere, this is a very important aspect for a big city like istanbul. We also felt safe in the neighbourhood. We already decided to book this flat also for our next stay in istanbul.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
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Beautiful rental

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is wonderful, clean and in a quiet area close to everything. Our family stayed in the apartment for four night and found the place very comfortable. We would recommend this rental to anyone with impeccable taste and height standards. Owner/manager was very easy to work with and very helpful. Would rent again if in Istanbul.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
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Great apartment, location and customer service!

  • 5 of 5

Where to start?? Arrived at the apartment shortly before midnight. Serdal met us there, showed us around, then took us to a market so we could get some supplies and walked us back to the apartment. At midnight! Who does that? Way 'above and beyond' in my book. He also gave us his cell # so we could call him with any questions etc. Which we did and he always answered and was extremely informative.

The apartment itself is fabulous. Very clean, tastefully decorated (not the usual 3 legged chairs and flowery offerings you usually find in rentals) and whats more really comfortable. Large beds, huge sofa etc. Our party had 2 couples and one small child and we had ample space and privacy. It was well equipped (hairdryer, toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap, laundry detergent, cooking oil, spices etc). That's a big plus for me because its a big pain to have to go out and buy all that stuff, lug it home etc. Only thing it could do with is a freezer. The fridge is huge but we use a lot of ice in drinks so we had to buy ice every day instead.

The location is amazing. Its on a really quiet street but literally one block (steep) away is a little 'hub' of bustling shops, cafe's, bars, restaurants etc. There are two supermarkets right there also so you can stock up on whatever you need. We didn't have one bad meal in that area. Very nice and very reasonably priced. Alcohol is expensive but you know that going in. Going in that direction from the apartment its about a 10-15 (interesting, not boring) minute walk to Taxim Square and the beginning of Istiklal caddesi. (one of the worlds great streets).

In the other direction from the apartment you have a 10-15 minute (very steep) walk to the tram (which is by far the best way to get around). The tram drops you off at all the sightseeing places (Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosk, Grand Bazaar etc etc). The tram really is easy and everything is written in English. Obviously try and avoid rush hour though.

These guys arranged airport transfers also which were great.

Think that's it. Really can't say enough nice things. We travel a lot and haven't used a hotel in about 6 years. (Why would you confine yourself to one room, one bathroom and no kitchen?). The people at CAST were about as good as it gets and the apartment really was fantastic. Will definitely be staying there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
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Great apartment; great neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I (all young professionals in our 20s and 30s) had a great time at this apartment. It was spotless and extremely comfortable. Gary was great to deal with before we arrived and the on-site management was so accomodating. We did have a little mix-up about our arrival time, but luckily we had the phone number of the Cast Istanbul office and got let in within ten minutes. The kitchen was fully stocked and the apartment even came with a book that helped us figure out how to work the washer and dryer (since all the buttons were labelled in Turkish!). Highly recommend this place!!! Also Cihangir is a great neighborhood with lots of cute cafes and restaurants. It's also really close to the Istanbul Modern, which was one of our favorite places to visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Atatürk Airport

This flat is situated in the hip and trendy neighborhood of Cihangir. Home to intellectuals, artists, movie stars and international expats alike. Cozy cafes, hip restaurants and local shops can be found everywhere you look. Istiklal Street,Taxim, and the tram to the historic center are all within a short walking distance. With so much to offer, it’s no wonder the UK Guardian named Cihangir one of the top five places in the world to live.

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Rates & Availability

Beyoğlu Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
standard season
May 31 2016 - Sep 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$124
$868
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Sep 16 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$152
$1,065
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
low season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$113
$789
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$180
$1,263
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
low season
Jan 6 2017 - Mar 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$113
$789
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$135
$947
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $62
Refundable damage deposit $282

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.

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.
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Amenities

Beyoğlu Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1 marble bathroom and a separate guest WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 bedrooms, each equipped with a king size bed, visco-spring mattress and ample storage space.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
The generous living area offers direct access to the patio garden and large open plant kitchen. The lounge area is furnished with 2 contemporary style sofas, one of which has been custom made to provide for additional sleeping space. The dining area is conveniently located between kitchen and living room and provides comfortable seating space for 6-8 people. Fully equipped kitchen with marble kitchen top. Appliances: fridge, oven, dish washer, toaster, grill and kettle. 2 bedrooms, each equipped with a king-size bed, visco-spring mattress and ample storage space. 1 marble bathroom and a separate guest WC. A wardrobe is conveniently located next to the entry door. Each bedroom has ample storage space. 110 sqm (1000sqf), ground and garden floor AC, underfloor heating, thermal windows, wifi, plasma-TV, telephone, washing machine and separate dryer, iron and iron board, hair dryer.

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