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Stylish gem with amazing charm and nightlife buzz!

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Julia & Tarkan

Stylish gem with amazing charm and nightlife buzz!

Entire flat
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Julia & Tarkan is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

This is a truly unique apartment. It has many grand features from the 19th century, well-balanced with contemporary style and an astonishing original gilded ceiling. If you'll enjoy being in the midst of vibrant night-life yet close to daytime cultural highlights it's a great choice. Shared roof terrace access.

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


Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed



144 reviews
Ziema User Profile
September 2019
Perfect place for whom prefer to have nightlife in istanbul. The noise is there but doesnt bother me after i close outside’s door and room’s door. The rest was all good.
Annaïck User Profile
August 2019
Nice decorated and central located apartment. Loud because in the heart of Istanbul's nightlife but the bedroom is well sound proof. There is a bakery right down the place. Julia & Tarkan are great hosts, really helpful and easy to contact. We found though the apartment a little…
Hazel User Profile
August 2019
I’m a solo female traveller and I LOVED this place! It was in the middle of everything (If you’re picky about noise at night you might not like it) but it didn’t bother me. Some noise for a great location and the Turkish 19th century feel vibes is worth it. I felt like a local…
Alan User Profile
August 2019
Great stay
Jatin User Profile
July 2019
location location location!
Nazlan User Profile
July 2019
This is truly an amazing place, a gem with its lovely ceiling, great walls and high ceilings. I loved being there. I did not feel discomfort but many single female travelers may feel uneasy about the adjacent street - a bit like Pigalle if you need to compare it to Paris. The…
Julia & Tarkan User Profile
Response from Julia & Tarkan:
Thanks Nazlan, it's lovely to hear that you appreciated the architecture of this special apartment. We would agree with you that it's best for a couple, rather than single female traveller, given the nightlife at the doorstep. Our other apartments are all in Galata, which is a…
July 2019
Darren User Profile
June 2019
Location is excellent. It's right there in the thick of the action. Apartment is properly sound proofed so we had no problems with that. Only issue is the air conditioning. We visited when the heat wave hit so many a time the heat was unbearable as there was no central air…

Hosted by Julia & Tarkan

Istanbul, TurkeyJoined in November 2011
Julia & Tarkan User Profile
1081 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. Very recently we've added a sweet flat in the UK's Cotswolds into the…
Interaction with guests
This is a small Turkish-British family project. Julia and Tarkan used to live in Istanbul then Singapore and are now balancing life between England and Istanbul. If we're in Istanbul during your stay we'd love to meet you. Your questions and booking will be handled by us…
Languages: English, Türkçe
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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House rules

Not suitable for children (2-12 years) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Self check-in with building staff