Eclectic Room @ Galata with balcony

Apartment - Private room · Savcı Bey Çk, Istanbul, Istanbul 34440, Turkey

The Space

(G & L Friendly Accomodation)

Located in the heart of the city, in Galata District, Beyoğlu
Enjoy the great trip between the new and old city,

Old city and Karakoy area is in walking distance, Sishane Metro Station is 3 min away on foot. Bus stop is 3 min away on foot.
Istiklal Street, which is the most popular and live pedestrian street of the city is just 5 minutes away on foot.
Galata Tower is 3 min away on foot

Taxi station and ATM point are 20mt away

There are two bedrooms in the flat, one of then is available to rent only.
We are two guys living in the same flat.

Shared living room, kithchen and bathroom, private high ceiling bedroom and private balcony... Located in a very old and renevated building

Kitchen Equipments; kettle, Tukish coffee maker, toaster, dining utilities, fridge, microwave, stove
Bath Amenities; liquid soap, Shampoo & Bath Gel

Hair Dryer, Umbrella
Towels & Linens
Iron & iron board
Natural Gas Heating
Table & Chairs
Open Wardrobe
Washing Machine
Dish Washer

Maps and Travel Magazine & Books
Akbil (electronic ticket for transportation to be loaded) is available.
Free Wi-Fi
Free wifi code given to be used outside at cafes like, Starbucks, Airport, Mcdonalds, Pizza Hut etc.

You are also invited to have one glass of complimentary Turkish Tea and home made cookie at Velvet Cafe, Galata , during your stay in our flats. :)

Apartment is located on the 3rd floor, No elevetors in the building

For the guests arriving after 8:00pm to 23:00, 15 Euro will be required for late check-in.
For the guests arriving between 23:00 and 06:30am, 25 Euro will be required for late night or early check-in

We have a cat in the flat.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Monthly Price: $1140 /month
Security Deposit: $114
Cleaning Fee: $21
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

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  • Me and my son enjoyed our stay at his place and had no issues. The bed was comfortable. Also, they gave me refrigerator space which I was glad to have and I have to admit that I forgot to clear when I left so I apologize for that. And he is also very polite and friendly as well.

    April 2014
  • Thank you for the lovely time in your wonderful flat! We enjoyed it a lot! Everything was clean and cosy. We will definitely come back and recommend the place! :-)

    April 2014
  • I loved my stay here. The apartment is very quirky and is very conveniently located, about 5 mins walk from Galata tower and about 10 mins from Istiklal street. Yuki and Onur are amazing hosts and shared a wealth of information about Istanbul and made sure that my stay was comfortable. Their cat is also very friendly. This is a great location for exploring the Beyoglu area, including Galata, Tunel, Karakoy and you can practically walk from the apartment to the south side in less than 20 mins (I did!).

    March 2014
  • The room is pretty nice, big, clean, plenty of space, comfy bed.
    I did not meet Yuxel very much because he works a lot, but he was a very nice and gentle guy.
    Location is good, very close to Galata Tower and lots of good bars in Begoylu. At night it can look a little bit scary but it's safe.
    There is no lift and it's on the 3rd floor, be aware of this if you carry a big luggage.

    March 2014
  • Yuky is a nice host.
    Apartment is perfectly located. Really good offer for this price.

    January 2014
  • I really enjoyed my stay at the room, part of a larger apartment which I shared with Yuksel and Onur. They are both extremely friendly and accommodating. The place is an extremely interesting part of town -- not only suitable positioned for transportation and access to key places, but also extremely interesting in the upper end of what is known as Voyvoda Street and then becomes Bankalar street closer to Galata. This is walking distance from SALT Galata and famous places such as Galata Tower, Persembe Pazari, Tunel and many other wonderful places in Istanbul. I can only recommend it extremely highly -- that is, if you want to experience the real life of Istanbul.

    December 2013
  • Yuky was helpful in his responses, and also helped me obtain private transportation to his place from Ataturk. He met the driver and walked me to the nearby flat, and helped me with my big bag up the stairs as well. The flat was comfortable and clean. Very nice bed, nice water pressure in the shower. The power went out briefly a couple times, NOT AT ALL my hosts' fault of course, but somewhat normal at times in Istanbul, I am told, and not really a problem (but realize that if the power is briefly out, there is also no internet or hot water). The flat is located in a quiet side street not far downhill a few streets from Galata Tower, perhaps a little hard to find if you don't know where you are going, I would imagine, but I had no problems. The area seemed very safe. During my stay I had 2 different friends visit me there in the evening time, and I am afraid that it was, unfortunately, an annoyance to my hosts, in spite of my efforts to be quiet as possible, for which I truly felt very sorry! So if you want to have your friends drop by and hang out with you, it will be better for you to get a private flat, rather than rent a room in theirs. However, we discussed the issue and it was resolved to everyone's satisfaction, I hope. When I became aware of their feelings on the matter, I did not have any more guests visit during the remainder of my stay, and so it was not a problem, I think. A lot of days we didn't really see much of each other, because we all stayed quite busy with our own schedules. Overall, I enjoyed being there very much. Be sure to visit Yuky's Velvet Cafe near the Tower, the tea and hospitality are really nice! Thanks again, Onur and Yuky!

    December 2013
  • Yuki was a loving and caring host. The flat is located perfectly and clean. I'd do it again!

    November 2013
  • Yuksel was an excellent host! He gave us excellent directions to his cafe which from there we had a short walk to the apartment. Onur and Bardem (the cat) were nice house mates but mostly we had the run of the flat.

    Yuksel also had great local knowledge and showed us the sights of Istanbul and also some directions to a shoe repairer which would have been impossible had I attempted it myself.

    November 2013
  • Great little place hidden in a small street close to the Galata tower. Yuksel is very friendly. And he has opened a beautiful new cafe in the neighborhood called Velvet. Go check it out!

    October 2013
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worked in hotel business for 12 years... Renting flats for 2 years and very happy hosting guests from all over the world I m also running a vintage style cafe called Velvet Cafe, Galata , 20 steps away to Galata tower with home made pastries, cookies with mums love :) ... like having more friends, meeting people...that s why i m also a member of (website hidden) organization and hoested many friends up to now. glad to host friends and have happy people around. like traveling, eating, drinking, swimming, trekking, jogging, sun, sea... life :) happy to give my favuorite local recommendations to my guests in order to provide a more enjoyable and memorable trip in my city...
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