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Bastoncu Pension

Musalla Mah. Hidirlik Yokusu Sok. No:4 Safranbolu Merkez, Safranbolu, Turkey
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Ranked #14 of 44 Safranbolu B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had a great experience in this Pension, which is a real 350 year old Ottoman mansion. Our room was great, furnished with traditional pieces. The hosts were very kind and helpful, giving good tips on where to go and sight see. The breakfasts included in the morning were traditional Turkish style and very filling. The host picked us up... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Three of us ended up in Ali's pension/hotel after failing to secure a bed in his sister's guest house (Efe Guest House). The rooms were adequate - the place itself is pretty quaint and ramshackle (it's a 350 year old home, or so he informed us). The bathroom is also the toilet - a cupboard essentially - so prepare to... More

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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We booked this hostel with a week in advance. The rooms are old Ottoman style and the "dorms" are comfy beds laid out within the room. The shower is not good since it shares the space with the toilet and sink but for a weekend trip it's bearable (you should check out the Hamam in town anyway!). The building itself... More

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Huntington, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Safranbolu was one of the highlights of our trip and we enjoyed staying in this beautiful, historic, Ottoman house so much. We were picked up super-early at the bus company office by the innkeeper who let us check-in early. We enjoyed our traditional Turkish breakfasts each morning (especially the homemade sour cherry jam!). The location is excellent and we enjoyed... More

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

It's next to Kaymakamlar Museum and a short distance from Hidirlik Hill. Rooms are nice and clean. I had very good sleeps. Hotel owner Ali is friendly and helpful. He cooked some special eggs for us as breakfast. On the day we departed, we needed to check out before breakfast time but hadn't told Ali beforehand, he rushed to buy... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I still remember Safranbolu...Its unforgetable place in Turkey. I felt myself during our stay there like in Ottoman empire. Its family small hotel, very cosy and still keeping in historical original style. Its situated in old part of town, not far from hotel there are bazaar and cafes. We stayed there with our big company and were spending evening time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We arrived at Safronbolu at the end of June and was picked up by a very friendly Ali (the hotelier). He showed us to our room which was spacious, spotless, and decorated in such a way that it looked like it came out of an Ottoman storybook. In short I was pleasantly gobsmacked! Ali proudly told us that the panelled... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Bastoncu Hotel has a nice location in the old town - just below the museum building. It is an old house and the rooms are upstairs - old style decoration rooms. Bathrooms are small. There is a small veranda upstairs for smokers. Ali picked us up at the local small bus station and also brought us there when we left.... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

I live in Istanbul. Safranbolu is one of the many "other" places to visit in Turkey. This pension was supurb. The owners are wonderful. The week I was there they opened their renovated patio with a barbeque. I was going to stay for two days, but stayed for four. Such lovely people!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

My wife and I stayed here a total of 10 nights. We traveled onward to Amasra but came right back a few days later because we enjoyed Bastoncu Pension so much. The owner and staff and incredibly helpful and friendly. We also enjoyed their day tour of the local sights and their evening BBQ. The room was simple, but with... More

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Address: Musalla Mah. Hidirlik Yokusu Sok. No:4 Safranbolu Merkez, Safranbolu, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Karabuk Province > Safranbolu
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Bastoncu Hotel is an Otoman building in the centre of the old town (Eski Carsi) and it is about 350 years old. You can see Ottoman architecture in our rooms. You can visit old Safranbolu by walking. Facilities: breakfast, TV, shower, toilet, wireless, central heating, laundry, local food, local tour, bus reservation. ... more   less 
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