Stay near Bagdat Avenue / Istanbul

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Orta sokak, Istanbul, Istanbul Province 34730, Turkey
Your host, Pelin
5 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

The Space

Bagdat Avenue is the 4th best shopping street in the world!

Bagdat Avenue is a notable high street located in the Anatolian part of Istanbul, in Kadikoy. The avenue runs 6 km from Bostanci to Kiziltoprak, almost parallel to the coastline of the Sea of Marmara, within the district of Kadikoy. It is a main street in an upper-scale residential area. The one-way avenue with old plane trees is flanked with shopping malls, department stores, fashion garment stores, elegant shops offering world famous brands, restaurants of international and local cuisine, pubs and cafés, luxury car dealers and bank agencies. Most of the retail stores are open on all days of the week, including Sunday afternoon. 

Conveniently located in Goztepe neighborhood, 10 min. by walking distance to Bagdat Avenue and 20 min. from the seaside, our 3BR apartment is fully equipped for your comfortable stay.

Goztepe Park, containing 7 seven tennis courts and beautiful gardens, is 10 min. away.

In the apartment, we have:
- Living room with Cable TV, Bluray player, HIFI, sofas, dining table and balcony;
- Room 1 with single bed, wardrobe, and a desk;
- Room 2 with double bed and wardrobe (+little balcony)
- Room 3 with a comfortable couch, a bookshelf and TV.

Included in the price:
* Electricity, water, heating, 
* A/C in the living room - Fan in the double room 
* High speed WIFI (Fiber Internet), 
* Cable TV, 
* Linens and towels, 
* Doorman service two times a day 
* Use of all the apartment's equipment

During your stay, you can visit the prince's islands : Buyukada, Heybeliada, Burgaz, and Kinaliada by ferries departing near our house, at Bostanci. Islands are very close, the journey takes about 40 min.

A bosphorus tour is organized in Kadıköy (20 min).

From Bagdat Avenue, you can easily reach the European side of Istanbul :
- Taksim and Besiktas directly in 30-40 min. by yellow shuttles (7TL) except rush hours.
- By ferry from Kadikoy (20-30min. to Besiktas, Karakoy, Eminonu, Sirkeci)
- By metro-bus (goes to Zincirlikuyu)
- By speed ferry from Kadıkoy to several destinations (Bakırköy, Kabatas, Bosphorus, etc...)

If you're coming by car, you can freely park in our street.

We have a doorman in the building who provides his services two times a day, in the morning and in the mid-day. You can order your daily needs directly to him.

Thank you and welcome!

Guest Access

To every amenity in the apartment

Interaction with Guests


The Neighborhood

Slow paced environnement away from the crowd, nice people and a lot of cafes, international restaurants, peaceful seaside area offering a little sandy beach, cycling, running and walking platforms. Bagdat Avenue is an open air shopping center.

Getting around

Shuttles, bus, ferry, metro bus

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $28 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $1123 /week
Security Deposit: $253
Cleaning Fee: $42
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 2:00 PM
Cancellation: Moderate
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • Pelin is very attentive and a wonderful host. Stayed w/2 kids. House is walking distance to quite part of Bagdat Street. It is 5min to Goztepe Park. There are groccery stores few steps away. House itself is well decorated, kitchen has all appliances you need for cooking.

    If you are looking for a place near Bagdat Street this house should be your first option!

    August 2013
    Response from Pelin:

    Hey! Thank you and see you :)

    August 2013
  • Pelin is the perfect host, always quick to respond, if there is something she doesn't know, she'll find out. She is friendly, easy going and just very helpful, it was a pleasure being her guest.

    The apartment is very nice, just like it shows in the pictures. It has a nice homely feeling without being cluttered with the owner's stuff everywhere. The kitchen has everything conceivable for serious cooking.

    I had not stayed on the Asian side before and found it in many ways nicer than the European side, the shopping on Bagdat Avenue is fantastic, it is not as crowded as the European side, people are friendlier and the pace is slower. Bagdat Avenue is only 10 mins walk away. If you catch one of the shuttlebuses that run every minute you'll be at the Kadikoy fast ferry port in ten minutes and the main tourist attractions on the European side are a short boatride away with departures every 15 minutes.

    Whatever your reason for visiting Istanbul, I think you will be very happy at Pelin's place, I highly recommend it.

    May 2013
    Response from Pelin:

    Thank you for your comments Elling! It was a pleasure to host you and Ania. I hope to see you again in Istanbul or elsewhere in the world :)

    May 2013
  • Pelin's apartment is spacious yet still extremely comfortable. She has every amenity that you could ever want, and there is a concierge that comes by twice a day to deliver whatever you request (groceries, toiletries, etc) at no additional cost. It is located just a few blocks away from the very lively and chic Bagdat Street, a beautiful and relaxing park filled with flowers, and the waterfront of the Marmara Sea. There are also quite a few dining options and small 24 hour groceries markets located nearby. Traveling is also very simple as there is a taxi stand half a block away from the apartment, and Goztepe train station is about 2 blocks away. The train station is only 4 stops away from the Kadikoy Ferry which can take you to many of the attractions on the western part of Istanbul for around $6US. Pelin is a kind a courteous host. She was constantly in contact with us, and checking on all of our needs. I would not hesitate to stay here, if you are coming to visit Istanbul!

    April 2013
    Response from Pelin:

    Thank you very much for your compliments John!

    April 2013
  • Modern and comfortable apartment in posh caddeboston (asia side istanbul). Pelin was great and very accommodating to make sure we were well taken care of. I'll definitely be coming back!

    October 2012
  • Very good location near Bagdat street (Istanbul Anatolia). Very friendly and flexible host. We are looking forward to spend more time in this appartement.

    June 2012
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