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Akif 2 - Historical Patterns


Excellent 5/5 Score from 3 reviews

Living Room

House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Stylish, newly renovated in the heart of Cihangir, situated a few steps away from Cukurcuma with many antique shops, Tophane with art gallerys, Istiklal Street the main high street of Istanbul and Akarsu Sokak with many trendy cafes and restaurants.

Subway Station Taksim Square is 8 min walking distance and the Karaköy and Kabata? ferry stations are 5 min by cab.

The apartment is situated on a historic building with one bright bed room and one bath-room and a fully equipped. The bed room are equipped with one double bed, one sofa, one refrigerator, cupboard , LCD TV , kettle , toaster.

The flat is full equipped to make you comfortable. Also it is bright and lively. It has a modern design which integrated local patterns.

Upon your arrival we will meet you at the rental, check-you in and give you the keys. We will be also assisting you closely during your stay and in case of any needs or emergency, tell you about the neighborhood and the whole area for orientation and tips.

Size : 80 m2

Pick up from the airport, baby-cot and Sony Playstation 3 can be ordered for an extra fee.

** Out of check-in and check out time arrivals and leaving cost an extra fee.

For further information please contact us. We will be happy to help you.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 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, Nearest railway: Sirkeci 10 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, Staffed property
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 1, Lounge seats for 1
Further details indoors

The flat is full equipped to make you comfortable.Very high sealings. Also it is bright and lively. It has a modern design which integrated local patterns. Paintings, unic pictures on the walls.

Further details outdoors

Cihangir is one of the neighborhoods of the Beyoglu district in Istanbul, Turkey. The neighborhood has many narrow streets, a park, and street cafes. It is located between Taksim Square and Kabatas.

During Byzantine times, the area of the present neighborhood was probably not settled, although there were Byzantine buildings near present-day Tophane and Findikli along the Bosphorus below Cihangir.

During the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, the area was a forested hunting ground. It was one of the favorite places of Suleiman's son Cihangir, and after Cihangir's death, Suleiman had Mimar Sinan build a wooden mosque there overlooking the Bosphorus. The neighborhood's name comes from this mosque.

In the last half of the nineteenth century, the increasing influx of non-Ottoman Europeans into Istanbul drove up real estate prices in the nearby Pera district in Beyoglu, to which they were officially confined. Some Europeans, however, acquired land in areas outside Pera such as Tophane, Findikli, and Cihangir, leading to a great deal of residential development in those neighborhoods.

Starting in the 1930s, non-Muslim residents of Cihangir and the rest of Beyoglu left or were forced out. They were replaced by Muslims from other Istanbul neighborhoods and by internal migrants from eastern Turkey. As the character of the neighborhood changed, middle-class Muslims also began leaving the neighborhood. By the 1970s, Cihangir was known as a neighborhood where Anatolian migrants lived alongside artists and intellectuals.

Further details

English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.

The Marmara Sea region

The Marmara Region forms a passage between the Balkan Peninsula and Anatolia. Europe and Asia are connected to each other in this region.

The former capital city of not one but three empires, Istanbul today is a lively and exciting, inspiring city of 12 million people, built around the Bosphorus.


Cihangir is one of the neighborhoods of the Beyoglu district in Istanbul, Turkey. The neighborhood has many narrow streets, a park, and street cafes. It is located between Taksim Square and Kabata?.

most trendy and multicultural neighbourhood. European professionals, local TV stars and a intellectuals live and work in the here. Taxim Square, Istiklal Street, Galata Tower and the Bosporus are all less than 10min walking distance. While the area offers plenty of restaurants and entertainment options, the property is located in a very quite street.

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3 Apr 2014


"My own nest abroad"

Akif 2 was our home away from home for three weeks. It is in a terrific location with many cafés, restaurants, supermarkets and public transport options. Eight beautifully large windows open to the outside sunshine and enhances the appartment . Karin and her team were terrific, collecting us from the airport (extra) on our first night in Istanbul. We also organised a transfer back to Attaturk airport at the end (extra). Very secure, bedroom and lounge doors with locks if you are over cautious. Watch out for the cat in the window opposite the kitchen window. So much better than the rush and tumble of the Sultan Ahmet side.

5 Aug 2013


"Excellent Service"

My husband and I went to Istanbul in July and had a wonderful stay at the Akif 2 appartment. The location was perfect, the appartement clean, spacious and very nice. Furthermore the people at depo residence were very friendly and helpful and made us feel at home.

13 May 2013


"Excellent place to stay"

Very well located, this appartment is clean, cosy and beautifuly decorated; the landlord is very kind and so helpful.

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  • 1 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:22 Oct 2014

Based in Turkey

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