Sultanahmet Gardens: City Deal

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Oyuncu Sokak, Istanbul, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Taner
Your host, Taner
65 Reviews
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within a day

The Space

Cheaper than a hotel, much bigger and more comfortable than a hostel. Spacious apartment with 1 bedroom and 2 additional rooms right at the center of Sultanahmet very close to Hagia Sophia. This is one of the four units we rent at this location, it's conveniently located 200yards away from the Sultanahmet, within walking distance from all major museums, Topkapi Palace, the Underground Cistern, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar.

A very big living room is split into two comfortably furnished rooms with (email hidden)ere is a separate kitchen with stove and a mini fridge, as well as a bath and a shower. Living room has digital TV and the sleeper sofa can accomodate a third additional person here. It has central heating and hot water. Living room and bedroom are joint and air conditioned. We also offer:

Complimentary laptop + mobile Internet adapter
Complimentary cell phone with prepaid local line
Loaner bicycle at no cost

We offer additional cleaning services. For $30 all towels and bedsheets will be replaced.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $30 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $600 /week
Monthly Price: $2200 /month
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate
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  • Great place to stay. Taner's mother made check-in/out very simple and convenient. The apartment is spacious and clean, exactly as described. Location was perfect - a 5-10 minute walk to famous sites. I came into Istanbul from Ataturk airport using the metro system (~1 hour to the Sultanahmet stop), and it was an easy walk to the apartment from there once you get familiar with the streets. Highly recommend this apartment - it was perfect!

    June 2014
  • Very big apartment

    June 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 24 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    May 2014
  • We stayed at Sultanahmet Gardens for nearly one month. The location is wonderful,within close walking distance to all the main touristy sights and yet still in a little back street where locals go about their daily lives, we absolutely adored it.
    The apartment is very spacious,light and comfortable.The bathroom is serviceable but desperately needs to be upgraded.
    Taner's family were fantastic in offering many suggestions regarding sights around Istanbul and gave us so many historical insights into the area we were staying in. They addressed any issues we had immediately.
    Overall, we had the most fabulous time.We have been to Istanbul many times before and stayed in hotels, I would highly recommend this apartment. It is basic but serviced all out needs. We felt very safe and comfortable. There are many little shops within walking distance to buy your daily food (bread,milk etc) and restaurants are a 5 minute walk.

    May 2014
  • Inizio dicendo che i proprietari dell'appartamento sono estremamente gentili e disponibili, la casa però è meno confortevole di quanto appare nelle foto.
    La stanza da letto affaccia sul vano scala, che avvolte rimane acceso tutto la notte illuminando la stanza a giorno, la posizione non è delle migliori, ma soprattutto il bagno è del tutto inagibile.dIl rubinetto del lavandino non esce acqua calda, la doccia è al centro del bagno senza piatto ( quindi quando ti fai la doccia lavi bagni tutto il bagno) ed il wc emana cattivo odore. Insomma non era poi così piacevole rientrare a casa la sera.

    April 2014
  • We stayed for 3 nights in Taners lovely apartment. Clean. Firm bed. Warm (centrally heated). Very very well located. Easy to walk to the main sights. Good restaurants too very close (try Shadow for drink and meals) and roof top terrace at Seven Hills for the view. We were met by Taner's lovely very helpful mother who checked us in and out and gave us lots of information about the main sights, day trips etc. We recommend this apartment a lot. Thank you to Taner and his mother.

    March 2014
  • Taner and his brother were very attentive and really nice people. Taner even made a special effort to be up at 4am to ensure we made it to the airport okay. The room's location is great and vintage atmosphere were its strong points.

    At the time we had difficulties with the wifi dropping out every day we were there. Whilst Taner did his best to solve it, it was frustrating when one spends time researching the next day in the room. The toilet and shower being in the same wet area was uncomfortable to be honest.

    We would recommend staying here.

    December 2013
  • Great quiet apartment, spacious and very central to historical sights, (email hidden)ly neighbourhood.

    November 2013
  • Tell others in the Airbnb community about your stay.

    October 2013
  • Unfortunately I could not meet our hosts, but I found the flat like described on the site. Just an issue with the Internet connection but it was fixed in a phone call. You can hear the Muezzin from your bed, this is magic.

    October 2013
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Deutsch, English, Türkçe
School
Istanbul Erkek Lisesi, Bogazici University, Boston University
Work
Broad Institute
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I am originally from Istanbul, but live in Boston, US. I work as a researcher.
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