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Otel Buyuk Kervansaray

Gazi Caddesi No 77, Diyarbakir, Turkey
Otel Buyuk Kervansaray
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Athens
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230 reviews 230 reviews
50 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a clumsy historic edifice that has been transformed into an hotel but the facilities, amenities, comfort and elegance pertaining to what it shall be are lacking. However in non summer peak and with the traveller's intention to be humorous, philosophical and accepting rather than condescending it can be a fruitful experience in that remote south-eastern location which can... More 

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Paranaque, Philippines
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At first I was wary when we reached this hotel. Our motor coach can't pass through the narrow roads so we needed to get down the bus and take smaller vans. There was a homey atmosphere upon entering this small hotel. One turn off was that there was no lift! However the hotel staff helped us all get our luggages... More 

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Cammeray, NSW, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
22 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Staying a night in this converted caravanserai was a memorable experience - but certainly not for the comfort of the rooms. The plus side: There were THREE weddings in the hotel the night we stayed there. It was a great opportunity to compare and contrast the various celebrations - and to watch from the 1st floor balcony outside our room.... More 

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London, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed here with an organised tour through southeastern Turkey. While the building was beautiful, the rest of our stay was substandard and I would recommend having a drink to experience the atmosphere but but not staying here -- better to get a decent night's sleep. Rooms were really very poor, dated, dark, and not functional. Windows do not open.... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

It is a historic building, but the decor is tattered 1940s, maybe 1960s. This would be fine if one didn't feel scammed into an absolutely outrageous price. We were quoted 300 TL for a luxury suite. The only alternative we were shown was a cramped twin bed number, very monastic. We negotiated through 'Montana' (see other reviews for descriptions of... More 

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Reading, UK
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54 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

An experience. An old caranserai converted into a large and rambling hotel. The room was short of a good window, and was very hot. It was simply furnished which is no bad thing, and fortunately the noisy Wedding feast by the pool finished by midnight. The A/C was rather ineffective. Very pleasant courtyard where a good breakfast was served, and... More 

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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Corner rooms have sitting room and bedroom. You stay here for the history, not the five star facilities. Adequate but quirky shower room, buffet breakfast OK, staff helpful when they are not busy with wedding parties. Stayed one night as part of a tour (with easternturkeytours.org, by the way, excellent tour)

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Darwin, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

My wife and I stayed a night in this hotel in May 2013. It was a wonderful experience and a sense of humour does not go astray. It is a unique establishment but don't expect 5 star treatment. We would have been disappointed if we could not have stayed there. We did witness a Kurdish wedding whilst in residence and... More 

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Shanghai, China
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The kervansaray is a unique location. It is very nice to sit on the seats outside your room and just enjoy the surrounding. This is what you should enjoy and go for to this hotel as the rooms are rather simple and the service is not as you will get in other hotels in this city for the same price.... More 

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tw
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights and could not wait to get out of the place because we felt so insecure. The hotel itself looks very good, is in a beautiful setting but has tired rooms especially the bathrooms. It seems to be run more as wedding venue than a hotel. The restaurant is terrible - we only had a... More 

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