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Stylish gem with amazing charm and nightlife buzz!

Stylish gem with amazing charm and nightlife buzz!

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

This is a truly unique apartment. It has many grand features from the 19th century, well-balanced with contemporary style and an astonishing original gilded ceiling. If you'll enjoy being in the midst of vibrant night-life yet close to daytime cultural highlights it's a great choice. Shared roof terrace access.

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


Wireless Internet
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Self check-in with front desk/doorperson

88 Reviews

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Zhiying User Profile
March 2018
The ceiling of the apartment is spectacular! The host is very nice and helpful, provided lots of useful information on touring the city. Would definitely recommend this apartment.

Jessica User Profile
December 2017
The location was fantastic! Even though it is tempting to lock yourself inside this palace, turn the heating on, drink wine and watch the street, I urge you to wonder around!! The apartment itself was incredible, a clean and absolutely stunning apartment with plenty of space…

Matthew Kenneth User Profile
Matthew Kenneth
November 2017
This apartment is a gem, I couldn't stop staring at the ceiling. Its central, stylish and super comfortable. Julia & Tarkan were incredibly attentive and helpful hosts!

Tim & Nina User Profile
Tim & Nina
October 2017
Absolutely stunning. Beautiful space, and I mean really romantically old fashioned kind of beautiful space, except everything actually works properly. Great neighbourhood, close to the sights, shops, restaurants etc. Communication was clear and prompt. Excellent value, couldn't a…

Bayley User Profile
July 2017
Charming, authentic and safe Istanbul apartment in a fantastic location right in the middle of Istiklal, Beyoglu. The apartment is within walking distance of so many Istanbul hotspots and tourist favourites that you'll see plenty before needing to jump on any transport. The hosts…

Javed User Profile
April 2018
This apartment is beautiful. It's Clean, beautifully furnished and has wonderful character. The host is very helpful and will guide you well. Would definitely recommend this apartment. Its very centrally located and only 5-20 minutes away from all the major historic sights. Howev…

Elena User Profile
March 2018
Perfect place!

Hosted by Julia & Tarkan

Istanbul, TurkeyJoined in November 2011
Julia & Tarkan User Profile
553 Reviews
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Julia & Tarkan is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We've been busy, building up a collection of lovely historical apartments in Galata, our favourite part of Istanbul. We've personally renovated most of them and stay in them ourselves whenever we can. 17 years ago we met in Istanbul, Tarkan's home city, while I was there for a…
Languages: English, Türkçe
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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Istiklal Avenue is the elegant pedestrian street at the core of Beyoglu. It's 1.4 kilometers long and thronged with people for much of the day. It's lined with boutiques, music shops, bookstores, art …

Getting around

10 minutes walk up Istiklal you'll find Taksim Metro, the transport hub of the whole city. Bus, tram and ferry stops are also close. You can be in Sultanahmet (for the big sights of Ayasofya, Topkapı,…

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