I was born in Istanbul, and have been living in Gümüşsuyu!
I am an undergrad student,
Selen was a wonderful host. She was very easy to communicate with and flexible with the meeting time. Her place was very clean and comfortable.
Selen also took time to recommend places I should visit, including wonderful vegetarian restaurants.
I very much enjoyed my stay at Selen's place and I highly recommend it!
Selen was a great host. She met me at the German Embassy (a short walk from Taksim where the Airport Bus arrived) and was patient even though I arrived over an hour late. Selen's Apartment is great and just as described. It is close to everything and very quiet. There are also 3 convenience stores within 3 minutes walk. I hadn't realised just how useful it was to be right near the Tram Stop which for 3 TL takes you right to all of the old city sights in 15 minutes or so. When leaving I also took the tram, ( then change to Metro) to the Airport. Istanbul is fantastic and I had an amazing 7 nights at Selen's place. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Lovely apartment near Taksim -- impeccably clean and comfortable;