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Private terrace, charm & views in Galata!

Julia & Tarkan

Private terrace, charm & views in Galata!

4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean10 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

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
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with building staff


93 Reviews

Nadja User Profile
May 2018
This is an unbelievably beautiful apartment with a gorgeous view, I can't recommend a place more highly!
Katharina User Profile
May 2018
Amazing stay. Probably the best apartment where you can stay for your Istanbul trip. Wonderful view, clean and beautiful room, great kitchen equipment and Taskin was a very friendly man who helped us find our apartment. The communication was also really fast and friendly and the …
Stephen User Profile
May 2018
Gorgeous apartment with a fabulous view over the Golden Horn. The apartment met all our expectations. It was such a pleasure to stay.
Michael User Profile
April 2018
We really enjoyed our stay at this apartment and could not have been happier. It is next door to the Galata tower and the wrap-around balcony provides amazing views of the city and the Suleymaniye Mosque. Taskin was a great host and helped us several times through the trip. You w…
Graham User Profile
March 2018
Wonderful location, great views, super studio apartment BUT do be aware it is on 5th floor of a building with no lift and a narrow winding staircase. Be ready for some exercise when you arrive with luggage !
Julia & Tarkan User Profile
Response from Julia & Tarkan:
Thank you so much for your wonderful review Graham, we're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay :) Just a small note for our future guests; for a small fee we can provide porter service for our guests who don't want to carry their luggage on arrival and departure.
March 2018
Stephen (Daniel) User Profile
Stephen (Daniel)
February 2018
The apartment was in a perfect location. The views are incredible from the Mosques to Galata tower (1500 years old). This was an experience like no other. Taskin was an amazing host. Very attentive and helpful from giving uber driver directions to help with suggestions …
Yaprak User Profile
February 2018
We had a great stay, lovely place! Thanks a lot!

Hosted by Julia & Tarkan

Istanbul, TurkeyJoined in November 2011
Julia & Tarkan User Profile
584 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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