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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Istanbul

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Janice A
Istanbul
1 review
“Location style and comfort - this has it all”
Reviewed 4 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

The Galata Tower apartment was fantastic for our one week stay in Istanbul. The apartment is so big with a beautiful living space and big bedrooms. Great beds. Washing machine and dryer were appreciated as finding a laundry in Taksim would probably be hard for us. Climbing down the stairs built up our appetites for the wonderful street food available seconds away. The walk to Sultanahmet was easy and easier still was the little tram back up the hill after a long day walking. Thank you to Serdal for thinking to provide us with transport cards and maps. A great place to come home to after a day of touring. And what a view! Galata tower looms overhead and the twenty three extra stairs to your own private terrace to watch the sunset is well worth the trip.

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Liked best: The size and position
Liked least: The stairs - but not after the first day!
Travelling group: Friends
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DegasGirl
Pasadena, California
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“Beautiful, spacious apartment”
Reviewed 2 November 2012 for a stay in October 2012
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We loved the Galata Tower apartment. It was roomy and comfortable with a well-appointed kitchen. We were two couples and had plenty of space and privacy. In addition, there is a tiny area with two bunk beds for kids. One of the bathrooms was a little smaller than the other, but not a problem. The weather was very warm when we were there, but with the windows open there was a lovely breeze that cooled everything. We also had access to the rooftop terrace, which had an amazing view. The manager who met us was extremely friendly and helpful, and responded quickly to any concerns. The neighborhood is lively, there are good markets and restaurants close at hand, and a short walk to public transport. The only negative is that it is up four flights of stairs with no lift. Two of us are older, and at the end of a day of strenuous sightseeing, those last steps were a challenge. Nevertheless, I would definitely recommend.

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Liked best: The well-decorated, modern interior and furnishings.
Liked least: The stairs.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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M A
Mumbai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Beautiful, comfortable, central”
Reviewed 6 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012
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We live in India and we met my parents here for a week-long holiday. The flat was perfect for us--spacious for four and very comfortable. The amenities are fantastic and the place is decorated beautifully--we came in and said "WOW" as soon as we arrived. It is very central, a short walk uphill or downhill to get transport to the major attractions and seconds from a few very nice restaurants. The building has a rooftop terrace as well where we had some lovely evenings drinking wine and looking out at the view.

The team who take care of it are thoughtful and responsive and answered questions throughout the week as well as stopping by to help with things.

The only two drawbacks are the (very) early call to prayer from the mosque about 2 blocks away--bring earplugs--and the fact that it's 4 flights of stairs up.

Otherwise, perfect. If we return to Istanbul we will stay here or in another of this fabulous group's apartments.

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Liked best: Views, decor, centrality
Liked least: Street noise
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 31 May 2012 for a stay in May 2012

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Liked best: location and the size of the apartment
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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Williwill...
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Reviewed 16 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Liked best: Liebe zum detail. Baumwoll Bettwäsche und Handtücher
Travelling group: Großer Gruppe
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MichaelBr...
Braunschweig
1 review
Reviewed 22 November 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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Liked best: Die zentrale Lage und das Ambiente der Wohnung
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
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