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Shoe String Cave House

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Orta Mah. Kazim Eren Sok. No:23, Goreme 50180, Turkey
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Ranked #7 of 17 Specialty lodging in Goreme
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shoestring Cave Hotel was very good. Pegasus Airlines left my checked in luggage in Istanbul and the staff at the hotel were very helpful calling Kayseri Airport to track it down once it arrived. The staff were also helpful in booking transfers. My room was exceptionally clean and the bed comfortable enough. The swimming pool was a huge pro as,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location close to restaurants, convenience stores etc. The layout, plants, dog etc all work together to create a lovely atmosphere & the pool is much appreciated after a hot day out sightseeing. It was a nice change not to need artificial air conditioning as the rooms were nice & cool, being made out of the natural earth or stone.... More

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Alexandria, Virginia, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great place. great location. Staff is excellent. They are very honest and helpful for booking tours, without pressuring you. They are also really helpful for suggesting hikes and giving directions for hiking. It is more of a hotel than a hostel. Very clean. Great breakfast! Taking a trip in a hot-air balloon is a must!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed just a night in Cappadocia but the staff at Shoe String was very helpful from the very first moment we entered the place. I didnt get their names but i'm sure if they're reading this they know i'm talking about them. From the guy at the front desk to the cook everyone was sweet and helpful. We went... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I felt that the staff here went the extra mile to ensure you got the most out of your time in Cappadocia, as well pre-booked our airport transfers and Ballon Trip before we left, which were well organised and well worth doing. It was cozy and in keeping with the cave ambiance, our rooms were right at the top, only... More

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Limburgerhof, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have booked the Shoe String Cave Hostel for 4 persons and all were quite satisfied. The personnel is very friendly and helpful. The price for the rooms with breakfast is very low. Wie can recommend this cave hotel for people with a small budget, who like an interesting rustical structure .

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We loved our stay here. The rooms are perfect and converted from several families' cave homes. The food is amazing. Go for the prix fix dinners. Probably the best food we had in Turkey and so reasonable in terms of $. But the standout out here were the staff. Sayyad and Cemil were amazing and we're now friends on FB.... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

If you are looking for a quiet place to stay this is a good place. Do not expect any party though, it isn't a bagpackers-party spot. The room and the washrooms are clean. The location is great. The staff are very helpful and honest. My friend forgot his Beats headphones at the community area in the morning and when we... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Shoe String Cave Hostel is quite little hotel, very interesting structure and offers such a perfect ambiance. Staff is absolutely friendly and Oktay is a very helpful and friendly host. They also offer you pick and drop to the bus station. Their breakfast buffet is very filling and their rooftop bar is absolutely stunning. Oktay is very well connected with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Wonderfully located in the centre of Goreme. Beautiful hotel with rooms carved into the stone mountainside. Great experience. Breakfast was generous in quantity and variety. Wonderful view of hot air balloons floating overhead in the morning.

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Address: Orta Mah. Kazim Eren Sok. No:23, Goreme 50180, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Cappadocia > Goreme
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Hotel Class:2 star — Shoe String Cave House 2*
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Shoe String Cave Pension Hotel Goreme
Shoe String Cave House Goreme, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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ShoeString Cave House is in Göreme, at the very heart of the Cappadocia region. With great care for the environment and for the natural beauty of the rocks, five ancient cave houses have been restored and converted into accommodation where both Turkish and foreign visitors are made welcome. ShoeString Cave House has 23 bedrooms, an open air swimming pool and indoor and outdoor sitting and eating areas. ... more   less 
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