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Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one week in Ekim apart hotel. It was excellent. shabah and meh met were very helpful throughout our stay. The apart on the first floor was very clean, spacious and very convinient. The apart is located in a beautiful quite area in Sultan Ahmet and is accessible to all nearby points of interest. We found out by... More 

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Khartoum, Sudan
1 review
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I just finished a two weeks stay at Ekim apartment in Sultanahmet Istanbul , really it was the most convenient & comfortable vacation i ever had starting from the worm reception and transportation from Ataturk Airport in a very nice van to my apartment , The owner Mr Saban was waiting for us personally he provided me with IST map... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Can't say enough good things about this apartment. I've stayed in many hotels both mid-range and high class and this one really left me wanting to stay longer. Free wifi, tv, iron, 2 bedrooms, kitchen ... The kitchen had many items like plates, cups, juicer, cutlery, fridge, kettle, coffee maker to name just a few. Before coming here I was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Perfect location within walking distance to a lot of the attractions Comfortably furnished, clean accommodation. Served our needs perfectly The apartment is well maintained The owner was exceptionally polite and helpful. Transportation was arranged from and to the airport in time for our departure. But it is not included in the price of the apartment .

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Thank roshanjaffer
Ankara, Turkey
1 review
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Our apartment on ground floor was great, had everything we needed to cook with fully equipped kitchen, iron, tv with international channels, and very central within walk to the mosque, Grand Bazaar, tram, made us very comfortable and easy for visits. Saban and his co-workers were always around to help if we needed anything. Would recommend Saban and his apartments... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

We stayed in the top studio with terrace. Had everything we needed, and more, Kitchen with everything you need to prepare and cook, Free WiFi, with strong signal. The host Saban is amazing, nothing is too much trouble for him. Looks like a private apartment from outside with your own key for entry. Will definitely be staying here again

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Thank MarmMad
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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The location is excellent due to nearby attractions. Apartment was clean and and nicely decorated specially family room with nice sectional sofa and kitchen equipped with crockery. I find the washroom may be little tight on space for overweight people. Saban owner of Ekim apartment was able to accommodate all needs during our stay. Nice accommodation within budget.

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Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

3 stories apartment. 13 adult and 1 child Saban, the host answered and did all our demand and antics without hesitating. Awesome guy Everything about the apartments - no complain. Just that we lots could have overstepped our boundaries .. Hehehe.. (We stayed 12 days)

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Reviewed 4 September 2015

The apartment was clean, well maintained and centrally located. Easy walk everywhere we wanted to go to. The only complaint was the stairway leading to the apart was steep. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen well equipped. They came and serviced the apartment while we were there. I was not expecting that so it was a pleasant surprise! The... More 

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Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

Great location , and great set up if you're traveling with kids. We had 2 bedrm ground floor. Clean, great sized bathrm, and we were able to whip up breakfast, and snacks in the kitchenette. There was no desk service to give recommendations for sights or restaurants. Overall it was no frills and no flaws, simple.

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Ekim Apartments in Istanbul, started in a charming 19th century Ottoman house in 2010 which was designed for our guests into apartments with modern facilities, nestled in the heart of the old city, splended around after in several buildings in the area. In a convenient Sultanahmet location, the houses are only a 10 - 15 minute walk to the most popular sites such as the Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome Square, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Mosaic Museum, Archaeological Museum, Topkapi Palace, Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art, Grand Bazaar, Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar, Kumkapi fish restaurants and many other attractions. While retaining its period features, our apartments offer uncluttered modern luxury for everyone from the single business/leisure visitor to couples, families and extended families. Maximising light and space, each serviced apartment is furnished in an elegant, international style that exudes quality and comfort. Are you visiting Istanbul for a short trip or an extended stay and looking for a comfortable vacation rental or temporary accommodations? Hotels are great but Ekim serviced apartments are so much better. With our different types of serviced apartments, you will have large space to relax or entertain, to work, and if the mood strikes, you can even prepare a meal. Use one of our apartments in Istanbul for your next vacation, relocation or business trip and really enjoy your stay. Each apartment offers unlimited services to create the stay experience you desire in a space that combines the freedom and privacy of an apartment with the convenience of a hotel, offering total flexibility for short- and long-term stays. Ekim Apart, comprised of different types ranging from studios to three bedrooms apartments offer independence and discreet privacy coupled with the comforts and service you expect from a five-star hotel. Staffed on-site 24/7, our professional multilingual hosts will assist our guests with requests ranging from finding you a table at the area's best restaurant to organising tours all around Turkey. ALL OUR APARTMENTS FEATURE; Work / Entertainment & Electronics High-speed wireless internet, 220V outlets and adapters for non-220V devices, large flatscreen HDTV, DVD player, Bed & Bath Comfortable King size beds, towels and linens, bathrobes, slippers, extra blankets and pillows, wardrobe, private bathrooms, luxury toiletries, make up mirror, hair dryer, baby cribs (if needed, please inform us in advance), Kitchen American kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, stove, kettle, coffee and tea maker and toaster, complimentary tea basket, juice squeezer, dining table and chairs, full dining utensils such as cutlery, glasses, & dishes, Comfort & Security Safe box, iron & ironing board, individually controlled heating and air conditioning, reading lamps, And some services below; Daily housekeeping service, laundry and dry cleaning service *, 24 hour on-site concierge for your needs, airport transfer * (one way and free for stays 4 nights), on-street parking, tours and travel assistance, city map, restaurant and sightseeing reservations, translation and interpreter service*, * Service may require a nominal fee. LOCATION: Our central locations are within walking distance of Istanbul's most popular historical, cultural and tourist attractions such as the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome Square, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, the Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar, the Golden Horn and many others. Just a few minutes walk from the apartments' doors are the tram and train stations, offering rapid and easy transportation to all parts of Istanbul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ekim Apartments

Address: Kucukayasofya Mahallesi, Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu, No:46/A | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $15 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ekim Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Safe place , quite street , close to tram way and attractions”
 of 5 bubbles Mohamedbushara, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor apartment means you don't have to climb upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles Farzah, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Great for families on a budget. Well equipped kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Davis_Family_of_8, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Beware windy staircase up to the 4th floor but your bags will only have to go up and down once. Lovely balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles fdssdfsda, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Ground level basement is just as quiet as Floor 2, 3 & 4. Residential neighbourhood with grocery stores, take-aways, bakeries and park close by (2.5 minutes). Grand Bazaar and commercial market just 10-15 minutes walk maximum. Sultan Ahmet mosque a short tram ride away from the Grand Bazaar.”
 of 5 bubbles MinnieIslamabad, 4 Jun 2013 | Read review
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