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Private terrace, charm & views in Galata!

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Julia & Tarkan

Private terrace, charm & views in Galata!

4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.

This is a loft apartment on the 5th floor of a freshly renovated, elegant 19th century building very near to Galata Tower. Bright and airy, it has sliding glass doors to a very comfortable private terrace with gorgeous views across the Golden Horn.

We also offer a selection of 'experiences' with our local guides, to help you build your own genuine and memorable perspective on the city.


Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 floor mattress

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with building staff


106 Reviews

Deanna User Profile
December 2017
Julia & Tarkan's place far exceeded our expectations (which were high to start). The apartment is in the most ideal location, has an unbelievable view, was perfectly clean, and had all the amenities needed while traveling. We would definitely book again if we were ever in Istanbu…
Saeed User Profile
October 2015
Everything was excellent. Tarkan was an excellent host and went above and beyond. He spent a lot of time giving us information and making sure the check-in and out process was seamless. He even walked with us to show good places to eat, shop, etc. The unit itself was fant…
Julia & Tarkan User Profile
Response from Julia & Tarkan:
Thanks Saeed. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much and I know that Tarkan very much enjoyed meeting you. We'll keep up the Lavash bread hunt for next time you visit!
October 2015
Jonas User Profile
September 2018
Very nice apartment with an amazing view and great location right around the corner of Galata Tower and metro station. The Istanbul cards for the public transportation were very helpful. There was a strange sound in the apartment about every 30 minutes which came from the telep…
Chris User Profile
September 2018
great location, clean appartment, very responsive helpers, most of all a beatiful view (my Turkish friends living in Istanbul were jealous ). make sure you know how to use your cameras night settings.
Kyle User Profile
August 2018
We stayed for 3 nights and the team from Istanbul place, including Taskin who greeted us upon arrival, were great. The location is ideal for exploring İstiklal street, Taksim Square area and Galata Tower. It is easy to walk to the metro/tram or ferry. We were able to take the T…
Murat User Profile
August 2018
İt is our second stay and we enjoyed it greatly like the first time ; the place is as described clean with a wonderful terrace and a large open space living, sleeping and kitchen set up, you do not feel like you are in a small apartment and there are lots places to spend time aro…
Cheryl User Profile
August 2018
The place and communication was excellent. The view was more amazing than anything we found. It was easy to plan our activities since the place was in between the more tourist sights and shops/hookah cafes. I couldn’t do laundry bc I couldn’t read the laundry knobs but they resp…

Hosted by Julia & Tarkan

Istanbul, TurkeyJoined in November 2011
Julia & Tarkan User Profile
663 Reviews
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Julia & Tarkan is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We've been busy, building up a collection of lovely historical apartments in Galata, our favourite part of Istanbul. We've personally renovated most of them and stay in them ourselves whenever we can. 17 years ago we met in Istanbul, Tarkan's home city, while I was there for a…
Languages: English, Türkçe
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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