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Kemal's Guest House

Zeybek Sok. No:3, Goreme 50180, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an amazing time in Kapadokya, absolutely loved it and part of that is thanks to Kemal's Guest House. The owners, Barbara and Kemal, are lovely and share with you their experiences and pieces of advice; Emin is great at showing all the different possiblities of the area: guided tours, walk abouts, etc., very helpful. And the rest of... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

only basic comfort available in the rooms. The service (a.o. cleaning room & empty dustbin) is only done on request. In the morning and evening it was chilly (0 - 1°C) but there was no heating in the room. Finally an electric fire was brought in the room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A lovely blend of Dutch and Turkish culture, Barbara and Kemal's guesthouse is perfectly located in the centre of town with a brilliant rooftop view of the early morning balloon launches. This place met our 3 cs to a t - clean, close and cost effective - and a offered a comfortable and quiet night's sleep. Clean rooms, nice terraces,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had a very good time at the guest house. The location is great, right in the city centre of Goreme, close to everything. Very suitable for a family on a budget. Lovely breakfast, french toast, eggs, fresh fruit and coffe and a bread basket. Nice upper area terrace to enjoy a glass of wine in the late afternoons. Staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Although we failed to confirm the reservation the staff was ready for us, even at 7 o'clock in the morning, after a night bus. The staff is friendly and very helpful in giving directions and location tips either for organised tours or for us hikers. Room was clean, and there was nothing that I missed while at the guesthouse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

When we arrived spontaneausly the pension was full, but they helped us finding another good place to stay for one night (hotel atak, also a nice pension around the corner). The next two nights we could stay at kemal's. Good beds! But it got very warm in the room. Maybe a van could help then. Barbara arranged an individual hike... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My daughter, who is working in Turkey, planned our trip and we were very happy with her choice in Goreme, Cappadocia. We arrived by bus from Ankara and the guest house is very close to the stop. Kemal and Barbara are great hosts. My daughter had asked for a cave room . It was definitely cooler (August is sooo hot... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had a lovely stay at Kemels, young chap serving us was lovely, happy and helpful. Unfortunately Barbara was away however Kemel was very resourceful and gave us great advise on how to spend our precious 2.5 days there and know he arranged a balloon ride and fabulous Turkish show for us and got both at a better cost than... More 

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Newport, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at this very sweet cave house. Barbara and Kemal welcomed us like friends. Barbara made all of the arrangements for our stay for airport transports, a balloon ride, a hike with a personal guide and another day trip to see the underground city. They cooked a most wonderful dinner for us that we ate in their... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was planning on travelling to Cappadocia and got told that if I wanted to see the places tourists don´t usually get to see I should contact Barbara at Kemals Guesthouse, so I did. Ended up staying there for about a week and a half and had an amazing time. Barbara really knows all the "secret" little spots in and... More 

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