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Galata Life Istanbul

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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Located at the heart of Istanbul, Galata Life Istanbul takes you on an unforgettable journey where the sense of hospitality is hold on a high esteem. Our commitment to provide a friendly yet discreet service, makes sure that you feel home in an impeccable ambiance where the orient meets the Occident. Featuring just 5 guest rooms, this cosy boutique hotel distinguishes itself thanks to its small size and individual design. Each guest room is named and dedicated to the most important sightseeing attractions of Istanbul, creating a sophisticated yet inviting and relaxing spirit. Evoking a home like atmosphere, the sense of harmony and intimacy is created by the careful selection of harmonious colours and materials in the interior design.. In walking distance from the most important museums and sight seeing attractions, such as the world renowned Galata Tower and Sultanahmet district, the city is right underneath your doorstep. Next to the most famous artistic district "Tunel" in Taksim with its celebrated bars and restaurants. During the warm season, the fabulous terrace, overlooking the Galata Tower and Hagia Sophia, provides the perfect way to start into the day. For breakfasts, brunches, lunches, coffee breaks and light dinners, you are more than welcome to take a culinary journey at our restaurant offering Turkish specialties and international cuisine.
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
1400Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
389Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Nice location ,just 50 m from Galata Tower close to istiqlal st and taksim place .clean and practical . breakfast included it's helpful Nice and friendly owner . We spent 1 week and we enjoy it . Recommended.

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

It is a small hotel very close to Galata Tower. Staff very nice and helpful. The should consider to fix wi-fi connection and be more clean. breakfast area quite good and breakfast is very poor. Next time will be beter, for sure!!!

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I have stayed in Galata Life Istanbul twice. It is located very close to all main attractions of Istanbul. Ozge is very friendly and helpful. The only bad thing is that they do not clean the room unless you say it. Breakfast could have been...More

1  Thank _johnsnow1980
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I booked a breakfast included room there from hotels.com but on the first morning when i went to have breakfast the owner said your room doesnt include breakfast! the room itself were cozy and clean. and room service was not bad. the place is located...More

1  Thank Arash K
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a small hotel near Galata Tower. Although it is an old building, the staff was very nice and helpful. The even provided us with a small refrigerator (the room did not have one!), so we could keep our water cold.

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"Try to book one of the bigger rooms"
11 Oct. 2016
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"Hagia Sofia room with nice view on the lively streets. Just fit for a family of five,"
8 Jul. 2015
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"Galata Tower area of Istanbul can be quite loud at night, so try to book a room at the back of the hotel."
4 Oct. 2014
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"If you want a larger room I think you should ask for a room that is above the first floor."
22 Feb. 2014
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