About Holiday Velvet
Holiday Velvet specialises in online booking of Istanbul holiday accommodation in different locations including Beyoglu.
We pride ourselves on the easiness of our booking system and after-sales experience. Find a Istanbul apartment or villa you like, if it shows available for your travel dates click "book now", pay a down payment to reserve and... that's it!
Now you'll be presented with an online booking confirmation that you will be able to save using a barcode reader on your phone or share with your friends on Facebook.
We also offer travel insurance and in some destinations a car pick up to take you to your Istanbul accommodation.
Choose a holiday apartment in Istanbul BeyogluIstanbul is a popular and historic city in north-western Turkey. The city offers a plethora of historical sites that comfortably sit alongside modern restaurants, bars, shops and accommodations. Whether staying in the city for a weekend or longer, holiday apartments in Istanbul are a particularly popular choice with visitors who value autonomy and personal space.
Beyoglu is a cosmopolitan area in the European part of the city, on the north bank of Golden Horn, a fresh water estuary. Beyoglu is popular with locals and tourists attracted to ?stiklÂl Caddesi (Independence Avenue), a pedestrian shopping mall and the historic Taksim Square. Beyoglu is known as Istanbul's centre for luxury shops, great bars and restaurants all of which guarantee visitors staying in Beyoglu accommodation an enjoyable holiday.
Eating in Beyoglu
Beyoglu's streets are lined with restaurants, patisseries, bars, clubs, wine houses and cafes that cater for all tastes and budgets. Visitors staying in Beyoglu apartments can take a short walk to cafe Mandabatmaz, to enjoy a traditional Turkish coffee in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. To taste reasonably priced Turkish food, Restaurant BORSA, located near Taksim Square, offers traditional hot and cold dishes. For visitors who prefer the older traditional restaurants, Haci Adbullah on Sakizagaci Caddesi offers a welcoming atmosphere and has served traditional and specialised Turkish dishes for the past hundred years.
Shopping in Beyoglu
Beyoglu's main road, ?stiklÂl Caddesi, can only be described as a shopper's paradise and is particularly convenient for visitors staying in Beyoglu apartments. The busy street is popular with locals and tourists who are eager to explore the large number of shops including Mango, Benetton, Addidas, Lecoste and Calvin Klein.
Taksim Square, at the end of ?stiklÂl Caddesi, dates back to the 19th century and was historically used as a distribution point for water. Today the Square hosts state parades and is a popular meeting point for tourists and locals.
Beyoglu is famous for its night life, offering streets lined with bars, clubs and restaurants. Conveniently for visitors staying in Beyoglu apartments, they do not have to walk far to find a venue to meet their particular tastes. Bar, club and restaurant 306 Istanbul on IstiklÂl Street is a popular venue, where spectacular views of the city can be seen while dancing to live music. For visitors wanting a more traditional experience, Kervansaray Restaurant and night club hosts a live orchestra, fasil singers, folk and belly dancing.
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