1Cute studio 1step to İstiklal st

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Kuloğlu Mh., Sadri Alışık Sokak, Istanbul, Beyoğlu 34400, Turkey
Evin
Your host, Evin
5 Reviews
Response rate: 98%
Response time: within a few hours

The Space

In the hearth of hippest quarter in Beyoğlu-İstiklal street. A perfectly situated place on a steep road between shopping street, clubs and nice little cafés and galleries around the corner. IT IS ONE MINUTE DISTANCE TO ISTIKLAL STREET. JUST STEP AWAY FROM ALL EVENTS. There are 12 studio units in the building. Perfect for a group large families and wedding groups because you have your separate rooms with privat bathrooms and kitchens as well.
Studio is 30 square meter. It is in a well-maintained early 20th-century building in the famous and dynamic Taksim/Cihangir/Cukurcuma/Beyoglu quarter. Despite the lively buzz of the Istiklal Avenue, the apartment itself is very bright, with the living room overlooking a calm street.
District : Cihangir- Çukurcuma
Studio's has 1 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms and 1 kitchens with balcony. Accomadates 4people.
A/C, wifi ,tv, towels, kitchen utensils, bedsheets, hotwater, heating, car park available. There is private carpark next to building. NO ELEVATOR.
Airport transfer and parkings are extra.
BED CONFIGURATION :
1dbl bed and 1 dbl sofa bed -
This building have 12 studios units more. Each floor have 2 studio flats next to each other in the building. There are 2 different type of studios.
We can add more studio units as much as you like.
http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/89169
http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/88194

CLEANNING PROGRAMME:
2 nights stay : No cleanning
3 nights stay : Rubbish to be collected and towels to be changed on the 2nd day.
4 nights stay : Towels to be changed, rubbish collected, kitchen and baths will be cleaned on the 3th day.
5 nights stay: Bedsheets and towels to be changed.Rubbish collected, kitchen and baths will be cleaned on the 3th day.
6 nights stay: Bedsheets and towels to be changed.Rubbish collected, kitchen and baths will be cleaned on the 3th day.

Walking distances from the apartment to (minutes) :
Istiklal Caddesi/Beyoglu 1 min
Pharmacy 1 min
Police Station 1 min
Galatasaray Hamam 3 min
German Hospital 3 min
Galatasaray Square 5 min
Havas Airport Shuttle Station 5 min
Kabatas Finicular 5 min
Taksim Bus Terminal /Airport Shuttle 5 min
Taksim Metro Station 5 min
TAKSIM Square 5 min
Taksim Tramway 5 min
Pera 10 min
Sishane Metro Station 10 min
Tunel Funicular 10 min
Tunel Square 10 min
Tunel Tramway 10 min
Cemal ReÅŸit Rey Concert Centre 15 min
Dolmabahce Palace 15 min
Galata Tower 15 min
Istanbul Modern Art Center 15 min
Lutfi Kirdar Exibition & Convention Centre 20 min
Nisantasi 20 min
Ataturk Bridge 25 min
Galata Bridge/Karakoy 30 min
Underground or Tram or Bus from Taksim to (minutes) :
Kabatas / Kabatas Station 5 min
Istanbul Modern Art Museum Tophane Station 8 min
Eminonu Port/Spice/Egyptian Bazaar/ 10 min
Karakoy Port/ Galata Bridge Karakoy station 10 min
Eminonu Tram Station 15 min
Sirkeci Train Station Sirkeci Station 15 min
Grand Bazaar Cemberlitas station 20 min
Ataturk Airport (Shuttle from Taksim) 40 min
Sabiha Gokcen Airport (Shuttle from Taksim) 40 min

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $28
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • We had to move suddenly from our accommodation due to another booking, and hence were looking for something else closeby. The flat was only a street away and I was keen to see it before deciding which I was told that I couldnt due to airbnb rule. I would suggest to airbnb to change this rule. Evrim herself was very responsive to our questions and very kind and polite. However the room itself was not ready when we got there though this was rectified. I had especially checked that it would be ready as my aged parents were with me. The experience at the hotel was friendly but the room itself is ridiculously small. Also the heating didnt work, the room faces a wall, and the got water didnt work. Additionally the door didnt lock properly either. The room itself came with a thin blanket which was inadequate for the cold - and this was in summer. I hate to think what they give in winter. I wrote to Evrim who was immediately responsive (literally 1 minute later) and called the recption to ask for a duvet, to switch heating and hot water on. This was done by them but they would only provide me with a bedsheet rather than duvet or blanket. Evrin kindly spoke to them again, but by this time it was very late at night and my parents were asleep. The heating came on but the room was still freezing and the chap at reception at night looked extremely unhappy about having to do anything. We were booked in for 4 days but moved out after 2 as my parents literally froze in the room. Additionally the sofa-bed was the most uncomfortable i have slept on ever. The lower part came up and the upper part down and so my back was always arched. I wonder if the other reviewers who said it was very comfortable slept on a different sofa. Must say that it was one of the most uncomfortable stays of my life and I would not recommend that anyone stays in this particular property.

    May 2012
  • The flat is located very centrally close to the major public transportation hub Taksim. It is clean and towels, sheets and some kitchen equipment as well as tea & coffee, fruits, and a bottle of water were provided. We stayed for 5 nights with 3 people and had a very good experience. The staff at the reception is very kind and helpful, speaking several languages fluently. The only disadvantage is that the apartement faces the street: the night club nearby and activity in the street can be a bit noisy at times. With earplugs no problem, though.

    May 2012
  • Great apartment, but...

    We book this apartment du ring 5 nights for a first trip in Isranbul.

    Firstable, it's very easy to go (tram or bus) and to find this apartment. The location is next to the Istiklal street and a nice antique dealers area. You can find all facilities (backer's, supermarcket).

    We didn't see Irvrin but at the reception of the flat, we had keys and informations about wifi access, etc...

    The apartment was clean and conform at the description.

    Unfortunaly, in front of the building, there are an disco club whose put the music heavy ...

    To conclude, pleasent apartment but a little expensive.

    April 2012
  • This apartment does have a great central location, and was quite tidy + clean. However, the unit could be improved by providing better WiFi (the signal was quite weak unless you stood by the front door), fixing the floor drain + fan in the bathroom (floor drain smells every couple of days and fan makes a terrible noise when turned on), and providing some more supplies for longer term guests (toilet paper, garbage can, etc).

    We were a bit disappointed in the apartment overall, due to its description on Airbnb - calling it a "2 bedroom" with 2 different views is actually not accurate. It's a small 1 bedroom with a foldout couch in the living room, and both windows look out over an alley/courtyard. The living room window primarily looks out at the wall (and the well placed photo prints), you can not see a "calm street". Also there is no dining room table that seats 4 people, nor are there any chairs (or space for chairs). I think if the description were more accurate, we wouldn't have had such high hopes for the place. Perhaps the apartment has been changed since the Airbnb description was written...?

    Overall, we had a nice stay and none of these items ruined our trip - as I said, the location was great and everything was clean, which are the most important things. But we did end up not feeling like we got a great deal on the apartment, due to the issues above.

    I have provided this feedback to Evrim already, and she indicated they would take care of it - so it may well be fixed up already. Evrim was quite nice and easy to deal with - nothing against her, I guess we just had higher hopes for the apartment.

    April 2011
  • The trip was perfect, by any account. It started with an very quick answer to my request, an offer for a airline transfer and a meeting in the city closed to the apartement (which is located very central, 2 minutes walk to the Istiklal Caddesi) with the host (resp. a substitute, 'cause Evrim had an arrangement with the airbnb Video Team).

    The apartement was clean, when we arrived, we got information for WiFi access and other stuff immediately, there where no troubles. The apartement is located in the second floor, and there are enough opportunities to lock it.

    The bathroom offers everything I needed, was also clean, worked very well and conforms european standards. Also the kitchen fulfilled our needs, it is small, but there is everything you need for a short trip (fridge, microwave oven, and enough dishes/pots/pans).

    I was sleeping on the sofa, which was also very comfortable. No back complaints after 5 nights! There are lots of international TV channels, TV works very well also.

    Checkout worked without any problems as well. Evrim is great host, I just can recommend the flat and the host. She works hard in offering a nice stay, if I come back to Istanbul, I hope this apartement will available!

    Price is absolutely okay!

    April 2011
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I love hostessing and meeting new people! I graduated from Tourism and Hotel Management Univercity. I have been living in İstanbul for 17 years. My job is my hobby. I like it.
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