Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
In this 80 m2 suite there is an entrance hall, kitchen, bathroom with double sinks, bedroom for two and a living room that accommodates two additional persons. An extra bed can be put for the 5th person. The living room has a balcony seating four persons.
Minimum stay is 2-3 nights depending on the season. This is a self catering apartment. We don't have a reception desk, check-in is only by appointment. Closest grocery store is right in front of us.
We are located in Beyoglu (center of istanbul). Oldtown is only 10 minutes away by public transportation. You will be given public transportation card upon check-in. Chiconomy..As it should be.
Istiklal Street (Pedestrian Street) is only a minute away from our place. There are lots of restaurants, shops, museums to visit around.
The best thing about our place is the size of the apartment and the height of the ceiling. We can guarantee that you will have a great time in Istanbul...
For alternative apartments, please check our website http://chiconomysuites.com
We wish you an enjoyable stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Ataturk Airport 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Bed configuration is like two double beds in two different rooms or two single twins in one and one double in the other. We can put an extra bed for the 5th person.
Following your confirmation of the booking, a 20% prepayment will be requested via PayPal, the balance is to be paid in cash or by credit card upon arrival. A rental contract needs to be signed for the duration of accommodation. This payment is refundable after deduction of PayPal commissions if the booking is cancelled by e-mail one month prior to check-in the latest. Upon check-in, guests are required to pay a refundable € 100 damage deposit or sign a credit card debiting authorization, to be returned at check out if there are no damages incurred.
The Istanbul region
The Sea of Marmara, also known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, and in the context of classical antiquity as the Propontis, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus separating Turkey's Asian and European parts.
The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Black Sea and the Dardanelles strait to the Aegean. The former also separates Istanbul into its Asian and European sides. The Sea has an area of 11,350 km² (280 km x 80 km) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 m.
Beyoglu is a district located on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey, separated from the old city (historic peninsula of Constantinople) by the Golden Horn. It was known as Pera (meaning "Across" in Greek) during the Middle Ages, and this name remained in common use until the early 20th century and the establishment of the Turkish Republic.
The district encompasses other neighborhoods located north of the Golden Horn, including Galata (the medieval Genoese citadel from which Beyoglu itself originated, which today is known as Karaköy), Tophane, Cihangir, Sishane, Tepebasi, Tarlabasi, Dolapdere and Kasimpasa, and is connected to the old city center across the Golden Horn through the Galata Bridge and Unkapani Bridge. Beyoglu is the most active art, entertainment and night life centre of Istanbul.
The main thoroughfare is Istiklâl Caddesi, running into the neighbourhood from Taksim Square, a pedestrianised 1 mile (1.6 km) street of shops, cafés, patisseries, restaurants, pubs, wine houses and clubs, as well as bookshops, theatres, cinemas and art galleries. Some of Istiklâl has a 19th century metropolitan character, and the avenue is lined with Neoclassical and Art Nouveau buildings. The nostalgic tram which runs on Istiklal Avenue, between Taksim Square and Tünel, was also re-installed in the early 1990s with the aim of reviving the historic atmosphere of the district.
Throughout Beyoglu, there are many night clubs for all kinds of tastes. Babylon and Nu Pera are among the most popular European style night clubs and restaurants in the district, while Kemanci plays rock, hard rock and heavy metal. Maksim plays Oriental music, while Andon is a place where one can eat, drink and dance to the traditional Turkish music called fasil. There are restaurants on the top of historic buildings with a view of the city, such as 360. The Ottoman era Rejans is a historic Russian restaurant.
Asmalimescit Street has rows of traditional Turkish restaurants and Ocakbasi (grill) houses, while the streets around the historic Balikpazari (Fish Market) is full of eateries offering seafood like fried mussels and calamari along with beer or raki, or the traditional kokoreç. Beyoglu also has many elegant pasaj (passages) from the 19th century, most of which have historic and classy chocolateries and patisseries, such the Markiz Pastanesi, along with many shops lining their alleys. There is also a wide range of fast-food restaurants in the district, of international chains such as McDonald's, Burger King, Domino's Pizza, Pizza Hut, etc.; as well as local Turkish chains, such as Simit Sarayi which serves simit (sesame-covered, ring-shaped pretzel bread) along with cheese and tea, or individual eateries such as döner kebab houses.
Apart from the hundreds of shops lining the streets and avenues of the district, there is also a business community. Odakule, a 1970s high rise building (the first "structural expressionism" style building in Turkey) is the headquarters of Istanbul Sanayi Odasi (ISO) (Istanbul Chamber of Industry) and is located between Istiklal Avenue and Tepebasi, next to the Pera Museum. Most of the upper floors of the buildings in Beyoglu are office space, and small workshops are found on the side streets.
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4 Dec 2014
"Excellent Stay from Beginning to End!"
I couldn't be happier about our stay at Chiconomy in Istanbul. From the beginning, Mehmet, was very responsive in regards to our questions and even offered to help us arrange transportation from … More
13 Nov 2014
"Nice apartment but don't trust the housekeeper nor the owner"
The apartment (rooftop studio) was very good, good location, but I have never retrieved my Beats wireless earphones after a "surprise" visit of the housekeeper to empty the kitchen bin after… More
10 Sep 2014
"Excellent location, lacking in some basic furnishings and equipment"
Overall, we enjoyed our stay at this location, especially in terms of the excellent location, just off Istiklal, as well as due to Mehmet's responsiveness to requests and questions. The inclusion… More
8 Sep 2014
We stayed this August on the 4th floor and despite the fact our our was out of town he arranged a perfect welcome! It starts with communication! He reacted very quick and in a professional way. The co… More
1 Sep 2014
"Great spot in Istanbul!"
What a fantastic Place to stay!Mehmet, the owner, definitely had our back!He was kind enough to arrange our ride to and from the airport,he made sure that all of our needs were met. We had some issues… More
16 Aug 2014
This apartment was in the perfect location. It's about half a block to Istiklal Street, a major tourist street in Istanbul, filled with shops and restaurants. It's always packed with people,… More
3 Jun 2014
"Chiconomy....very cool place in Istanbul"
I've been in Istanbul this week end with my friends, and we stayed at Chiconomy Suites. It's a really great place to spend some days in this amazing city, apartments are large, modern, stily… More
24 Mar 2014
"A Great Find..."
I booked one of these apartments based on the previous reviews and because Mehmet was quick to respond, professional, and easy to communicate with. We stayed in No 5 on the fifth floor as we wanted t… More
12 Mar 2014
We came across this accomodation on booking.com and we decided to go for it based on the several positive reviews. We could not have done a better choice. Sharp shuttle service from and to the airport… More
21 Dec 2013
"Very good indeed - why stay in a hotel?"
Down a narrow side street less than 30 seconds walk from the famous Istiklal Avenue pedestrianised street - the one with the Tunel Tram. In the heart of the Beyoglu Area and again within 2-3 minutes w… More
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