We loved staying in this beautiful and modern apartment, renovated in handsome style and with a gorgeous view of the Bosporus. Yesim was very welcoming and helpful, the place was very clean and well stocked with kitchen and dining ware, as well as quality items for the bed and bath.
The best feature for us, however, was the location. It is surprising that this lovely and quiet neighborhood could be reached so conveniently. Walking down Icadiye Street to the waterfront we found friendly bakeries, restaurants, groceries, fruit stands, a bookstore, a newstand, a barber, a hairdresser, a gallery, hardware store - in short, everything you might require for a lovely stay in a quaint neighborhood. Our special favorites included the börek maker, the hammam nearby, and the taxi dispatch office which made the special trips so much easier.
Most days we commuted across to the European side by bus and ferry, both of which were frequent and easy to use. People were helpful and warm. We had... more