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CasaLoBueno#2 Comfort by the Galata Tower

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £71 /night help

Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 47 reviews

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Now with CERTIFICATE of EXCELLENCE 2014 by TripAdvisor !

Casa LoBueno is a family owned (120 flat by the Galata Tower, Beyoglu.It is located between the metro exit (Sishane)and the tram line. It is also in walking distance to the main bus route , the Tunnel and the Bosphorus Pier.

The Galata Tower is just around the corner and the pedestrian street of Pera is a few minutes away, offering a wide variety of choices for shopping, entertainment, art galleries and dining. It is at a distance of 2 km to the Historical Peninsula (the Old City) where most of the museums are situated and other cultural sightseeing is available.

The apartment was recently renovated by the family members, to increase the comfort level while preserving the original features of the building.It is a spacious, high ceiling flat which consists of 2 bedrooms (one master bedroom with a double bed, one bedroom with two single beds) and a living room with a convertible sofa, hence supplying accomodation for maximum 6 people.

Flat TV and unlimited fast internet with wi-fi is available in the apartment.

The flat has two bathrooms, one of which includes a shower. In addition to the standard electrical appliances (refrigerator,stove and cooking hood) the kitchen also includes a microwave oven, coffee machine and a toaster.

Infant bed and chair are available upon request during reservation.

Extra House Cleaning , wet & dry cleaning, airport shuttle services are arranged with prior notification.

Welcoming other than Monday-Saturday non-usual working hours being subject to 40€.

Concerning pick-up from airport; Pls. contact us prior to arrival to learn charges related to your exact requests.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Buyukada (Island) 50 km
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 21 km, Nearest railway: Sirkeci Station 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Further details indoors

Air-conditioning for bedrooms

Cooling Quality Ceiling Fan in the living room.

Heating System

Reserve water tank (in case failure in municipal system)

Continous Hot Water

Accomodation for 6 people (1 double bed + 2 single beds + 1 convertible sofa bed)

Flat TV

Cable TV

High Speed Internet (Wireless)

High Quality Clean Towels & Linens

Local Mobile Phone (pay-phone with counters)

Iron & Ironing Table

Sewing Kit

Fully Equipped Kitchen

• Stove

• Microwave Oven

• Coffee Machine

• Tea Pot

• Toaster

• Refrigerator

• Tableware, glassware,cutlery and selective kitchen utensils

• Cooking Pots


• Soap & Shampoo

• High Quality Clean Towels

• Sanitary Papers

• Hair Dryer

Further details outdoors

There is safe 3rd party private parking available, 2 min walking distance to the apartment, with extra charges.

Guided Tours can be arranged. Pls. ask pricing.

Wet & Dry Cleaning with pick-up service available.

House Cleaning during your stay can be arranged for 40€

Grocerry Shopping can be done as per your request.

Further details

Subject to our simple Short Term Apartment Rental & Service Agreement which will be signed while check-in.

300 Eur or equivalent in Usd as a refundable deposit will be required

The Istanbul region

Marmara Sea in between of Black Sea and Aegean Sea is the most civilized and developed part of Turkey.

It is like a passage on one side with Straits in Istanbul & on the other side the straits of Canakkale. For centuries many civilizations aimed to rule this part of the world.

Another thing for Marmara Sea is that; he who has not eaten a fish coming from Marmara would not know the real taste of a fish :) Try bluefish; typical for Marmara Sea.


Istanbul is a city where not only continents meet, but many traces from different cultures and old civilizations can be found and history is preserved . A synagogue, a church, a mosque all can be found in the same quarter.

A part of Istanbul over Europe another part being in Asia where you can find unique beauty, interesting nature and straits of Bosphorus for sightseeing.

Galata area being around Galata Tower is the most popular and cosmopolitan neighborhood of Istanbul. Actually it is the old and now popular retro downtown offering a wide variety of choices for shopping, design ateliers, entertainment, art galleries and dining, cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars...

A magnificient panaromic view from the Galata Tower towards the Old City, Golden Horn & the Bosphorus is a rare find view to see with bare eyes.

Imperial buildings, aqueducts, churches with preserved fresques and mozaics like St. Sophia, Chora Museum, Basilica Cistern from the Byzantian Romans, again Ottoman Imperial mosques, compunds, palaces, bazaars, buildings like Suleymaniye, Fatih, Bayazit and Sultanahmet mosques and compunds, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spicy Bazaar is worth to see.

A Bosphorus Cruise to see the old castles and pavillons of Istanbul and a ferry cruise to Princess Islands, namely the last stop Buyukada just 1 1/2 hour outside the city where motor vehicles are prohibited is "a must to experience".

In Buyukada; it is as If the time has stopped, you can go around the Island with a horsecar to enjoy the greenwood pinery nature and old pavillons, swim in the sea, biking or hiking around the island are your other alternatives.

The city is alive 24 hours, especially Galata Neighborhood lots of cafes, restaurants, bars, pubs, art galleries, museums, cultural sites, heritage exists.

We are not mentioning the Turkish Cuisine, you may not want to leave Istanbul because of that.

Briefly, you will eat one of the most tasteful fish, meat, vegetable and fruits that you have eaten in your life as well as sweets like baklava with pistacho and wallnut ...

Modern life is easy accessible thru metro, many alternatives to have fun especially for kids including big aquariums and dolphinariums, toy museum and zoo.

You will get lost for sure ! always will find your way because you will have someone on the street maybe not speaking your language but understanding your problem, eventually helping you. This, you will remember more than everything you see in Istanbul.

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7 Nov 2014


"Clean, very well equipped, centrally located, perfect!"

Not only that the appartment is very nice, clean and well equipped (with central heating which we appreciated very much because of the rainy weather) but also a very friendly welcome by Izel with lots… More

1 Nov 2014


"Schöne Altbauwohnung in lebhaftem Quartier"

Die Wohnung hat eine vorzügliche Lage in einer ziemlich ruhigen Seitenstrasse des lebendigen, trendigen Stadtteils Beyoglu. Vom baufällig-charmanten Treppenhaus gelangt man in die moderne, sanft ren… More

22 Sep 2014


"Great location, lovely apartment and very helpful host."

The apartment is in a great location next to the Galata Tower. It has been nicely renovated and decorated and was very clean. The host was extremely helpful and showed us how to use the public transpo… More

3 Sep 2014


"We would certainly rent it again!"

The property pictures tell the story - what you see is what you get, that is, a clean, modern and comfortable apartment. The location is central, with the main tourist attractions (beyond Galata Tower… More

3 Sep 2014


"Gerne wieder!"

Eine schöne Wohnung ganz in der Nähe des Galaterturms. Gute Ausstattung für vier Erwachsene, Klimaanlagen in den Schlafzimmern, kostenloses und schnelles WLAN. Wir fühlten uns sehr wohl. Der Vermi… More

2 Sep 2014



think that our experience in istanbul would not have been so beautiful if we were not in Casa lo Bueno. The house is located in Galata, a very nice neighborhood close to the city center. It is located… More

4 Aug 2014


"perfect apartment, perfect host"

The apartment was perfect for me and my two teenage children. It has been renovated to a very high standard and is situated in a superb location just a few hundred metres from the Galata tower. Everyt… More

22 Jul 2014


"Petit appartement charmant idéalement situé"

L'appartement est situé au pied de la tour de Galata, dans un quartier vivant, peu éloigné du centre historique, de l'autre côté de la Corne d'Or. Beaucoup de visites peuvent se fa… More

7 Jul 2014


"Great place!"

We've been staying for 6 days in Casa LoBueno and we liked it very much! Izel, who welcomed us is very helpful and makes big efforts to make you feel comfortabel. He organised a recharchable tran… More

1 Jun 2014


"Fantastic apartment in a wonderful area"

We were so thrilled to find the accommodation matched the photos on line. the apartment was in a great area of Istanbul & our host Izel was incredibly helpful & accommodating. The apartment was clean,… More

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