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Manhattan Beach, California
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2012

This magnificent view, wonderful an brilliant hosts, charming horse and carriage B and B could not be beat! The sunsets on the balcony with a glass of wine and the splendid landscape of all Istanbul across the shining sea, were the highlight of our trip to Turkey. Serene and exotic.

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Surrey UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2011

Stayed for 5 days in early October using as a base for visiting Istanbul daily by ferry. Lovely location and house and excellent hosts in Joanna & Ilhame. The house is situated high up above the town on the r.h.s. on one of the top streets. Easy to find and a 10 minute walk to and from the ferries. It... More 

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Paris
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2011

Ilhame and Johanna run a perfect B&B in a restored wooden Ottomon-era Yali hanging over Hybeliada on the Prince's Islands. The rooms and gardens are generous, beautiful, calm and elegant; the hosts are there when you need them but discreet when you don't - their daughters are delightful; the breakfasts are delicious; their recommendations are spot-on, especially for independent travellers... More 

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Lund, Sweden
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2011

We stayed in the probably best B&B of Istanbul owned by two academics: Kuleli Kosk, We stayed there for 5 days in February 2011 and had a wonderful holiday! The location was perfect: on the HEYBELIADA, the Prince Island of Istanbul. We, my Turkish girl friend and I, walked in the wonderful but tiresome old city centre during the day... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2011

This B&B represents the true ‘essence’ of our global world. The owners are not only friendly, accommodating and generous, but also very knowledgeable. Both my wife and I work at a university in Ankara and each time we have the chance to visit Kuleli Kosk we have a great pleasure to talk with the Swedish-Turkish couple about several interesting subjects... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2011

I was looking forward to a weekend break at this lovely looking in. However, as I called from a Turkish number, I was informed of their policy, "We do not take Turks." It 's not a place I will be going to.

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Kulelikosk, Sahibi at Kuleli Kosk, responded to this review

Hi, This comment is so unfair; we tried to explain what really happened to Suzanne by sending emails (but without any response). Obviously, for some reason she has chosen not to listen to our explanation. We have written Suzanne twice and tried to explain what might have happened with following words: “Dear Suzanne, it must be a gross mistake; Kuleli... More 

Pudsey, West Yorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2010

Kuleli Kosk is an absolutely beautiful traditional wooden house at the top of a steep hill with outstanding views. The sea breeze provided natural air conditioning of an evening. Johanna and Ilhami were charming, knowlegable, friendly and very helpful hosts. They really couldn't do enough for us, and I only hope that we didn't cause them too much trouble! We... More 

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12 Thank Firefool
Barcelona, Spain
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2010

There is not many more elegant, more artfully arranged spot in Istanbul than this stylish and beautiful and recently renovated accommodation with an exceptional view on the Marmara Sea, the island, and Istanbul. It is romantic, their breakfast fabulous and the hosts are agreeably friendly.

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Somerville
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2010

We stayed at Kuleli Kosk for two nights and had a fantastic time. It's a traditional B&B in a 100+ year old house, restored to perfection. Johanna and Ilhami are excellent hosts and the breakfast is varied and fantastic. Location is fantastic. Like most Mediterranean islands, you're going to be walking up hills and steps, but it's probably only 10-15... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2010

We stayed at Kuleli Kosk for 3 nights and that was the highlight of out trip to turkey. The Island is stunning and very laid back and a welcome relief from the hustle of Istanbul. The house was very comfortable and clean, has an excellent view and is within easy walking distance to the town. Johanna and illhami were excellent... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kuleli Kösk is an historical wooden house built by Greek and Armenian craftsmen in a Greco-Ottoman building style on Heybeliada, one of the car-free Prince Islands of Istanbul. It offers three exclusive rooms with breathtaking sea and forest views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kuleli Kosk

Address: Demirtas Sokak 17, Heybeliada 34970, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Princes' Islands > Heybeliada
Price Range: $85 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The seagulls were a bit noisy but you don't really care because the beauty surpasses it all”
 of 5 bubbles addsoi, Jun 8, 2012 | Read review
“Stay in the Tower Suite”
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 of 5 bubbles GloucesterUK, Oct 16, 2011 | Read review
“I definitively recomend the green room”
 of 5 bubbles befast, May 26, 2011 | Read review
“Green Room has a sea view already from the bed”
 of 5 bubbles ankarauniversity, Apr 28, 2011 | Read review
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