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Aravan Evi Boutique Hotel

AyvalI Koyu Urgup Merkez, Ayvali 50400, Turkey
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Ayvali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed at Okan's family's bed and breakfast for one night - a brief stay during our ambitious 5 country trek over a period of 20 days. Even though we spent the shortest amount of time in Cappadocia, this experience was by far, our favorite! Okan and his family were wonderful hosts. Okan picked us up from... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the reviews were absolutely true and even exceeded our expectations. This was certainly the highlight of our trip to Turkey. The town itself is incredibly peaceful and gives great insight into what a remote, ancient, Turkish town is really like. I wouldn't have been happier in another part of Cappadocia. The other towns were a little touristy for our... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This delightful 3room family hotel was perfect for our recent family holiday in beautiful cappadocia. The rooms were lovley and the food the best we have experienced anywhere in the world. Okan went out of his way to make our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as he could, a truly delightful experience.

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University Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This charming bed and breakfast with three guest rooms has absolutely everything you would want – beautiful guest rooms (with a marble bathroom), a fine courtyard with the best view in this little town, the best breakfast we ate in Turkey, dinner to die for made by the proprietor’s mother, and a proprietor who could not be more eager to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My sister and I first decided to stay at Aravan Evi because we had an extra day to spare as the tours to Mt Nemrut only operated on Thursdays and Saturdays. Thanks to Okan, we had a day filled with village sightseeing that was so enjoyable, we wished we had stayed longer! I was already missing the place at dinner... More

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

In a tiny village in the midst of the fairy wonderland that is Cappadocia, the Yazgan family have restored an small family home to perfection.There is a 1st floor patio with a wonderful view [when the moon is full before you, it's stupendous!]. Please have your meals there too- Okan's mother is a great cook.- sometimes she cooks over a... More

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Currumbin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Okan, and his beautiful, humble family are doing wonders for tourism in the Cappadocia area. We spent 4 nights with them in the village of Ayvali in June. Okan's vast knowledge of the area, including planned day trips to places we would never have known about, his appreciation of the great local wines and speciality craft industries, together with his... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed in Aravann Evi in May 2014. We strongly recommend the hotel without any hesitations. We were very worried since the flight was delayed for very long time in Istanbul, and it was after midnight. To our relief, Okan was there waiting for us patiently. The ride from the airport to the hotel was fantastic. There were hardly any... More

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Murwillumbah, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Okan and his parents, Yusef and Nurhoyat are very special people indeed. We stayed with this family for four nights in the village of Ayvali, just 10 minutes out of Urgup, Cappadocia. The rooms were spacious and clean. Breakfast was beyond belief not to mention Nurhoyat's four course dinners at night at a very reasonable price. Why would one eat... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Lookiing for a non-rushed stay in Cappadocia we were drawn to Aravan Evi by the location, their web site and the reviews. The village location combined with the wonderful Yazgan family and their friendly service and amazing food was a superb refuge for our 6 night stay. Okan provided great assistance in planning our site seeing, do not miss his... More

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Address: AyvalI Koyu Urgup Merkez, Ayvali 50400, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Cappadocia > Ayvali
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ARAVAN EVI is a traditional Turkish Village style boutique family hotel. It has been built and hand-crafted with the natural stone of Cappadocia. We offer an excellent blend of Turkish warmth and hospitality with modern, clean facilities. In our small town Ayvali you have the chance to see the real Turkish village style life. It's an old village in the heart of Cappadocia. You might experince the village life and the real Turkish village food. You can see how we cook in our ovens which is called "tandir" in Turkish. ... more   less 
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