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Kar's Otel

4.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Yusuf Pasa Mah. Halit Pasa Cad. No:79, Kars 36100, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013
Paul S Worcester, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Touring Turkey with friends we needed an overnight stay in Kars to fit in with our visit to Ani. We were not disappointed with our choice of Kars Otel as it is in the perfect location in Kars. Lovely room (Aras) and friendly staff. No restaurant in house for the evening but we were recommended one to doors away which... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

I had stayed for a night at Kar's Hotel with my family. From check in to check out service was excellent. Rooms were very clean and comfy. Staff were helpful, kind. Breakfast was good but could be more various. Loved the architecture of Kar's hotel especially the balcony and garden.

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Gainesville, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This hotel is very clean and offers some top notch hospitality. We were greeted at the door with fresh tea and escorted up to our room by a bellman. The restaurant is very good serving a delicious breakfast buffet. The pool is delightful and very clean. Overall, a great place to stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The hotel has been very well designed, and although some of the decorations do look a little tired, our room was attractive and comfortable (though a couple of arm chairs would have been welcome) and the building as a whole is a delight to the eye. Excellent breakfast buffet, with all sorts of cheeses etc. plus eggs to order. Extremely... More

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
57 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

A nice, if expensive, oasis in eastern Turkey. Friendly staff and above average furnishings for the region. That said, the hotel is on a busy street with a mosque and military camp next door so it can be noisy. Ani is a great excursion out of town (and really, the only reason to come to Kars; the town itself is... More

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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Kars is not a warm, cheerful or welcoming town - it's worth going there for Ani but that's about the only reason you'd go to Kars. This hotel is a welcome haven after wandering around Kars and the old house has been nicely redone. The rooms are white and very simple but with everything you need. It's quite refreshing. The... More

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Tehran, Iran
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Great place for a romantic getaway in a city that doesn't have much else to offer. It is pricy but if you ever happen to want to view the sights around Kar's it's def. a place to stay. The staff was very helpful and English speaking (which doesn't happen often in smaller cities around Turkey). The restaurant is presently closed,... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

A first class hotel in a beautiful old Russian house located in central Kars. Great breakfast. We stayed in the attic room which had been converted with obvious attention to detail. The other rooms were of equal standard. Certainly not a cheap hotel but certainly a very high quality one!

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north of Seattle, Wa.
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We decided to take the bus west instead of the night train which meant we needed to stay in Kars one more night. Our hotel was full so we checked into the Kar's Otel for the night as it was at the other end of our block. The receptionist seemed a bit "uppity" as if we weren't quite up to... More

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Madrid, Spain
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This is a gorgeous hotel - beautifully decorated . The breakfasts were superb - and the staff were charming. I hope soon they will open or re-open the restuarant. Kars is a very pleasant city and Ani is well worth seeing

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Address: Yusuf Pasa Mah. Halit Pasa Cad. No:79, Kars 36100, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Kars
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kar's Otel 4*
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Kar’s Hotel is in the city centre, only 10 minutes from the airport...Kar’s Hotel, which is entitled in the top 10 boutique hotels of Turkey, is an old Russian building. The design of the hotel is built up by a neat, smart and luxurious design. It is completed as a result of a detailed work from the lobbies to the rooms, from bathrooms to the name of the rooms.5 standard rooms and 3 suites got their names after Kars’ historical districts and Aras River. When the guests enter from the door with curtains, they will be convinced to stay in. Kar’s Hotel is determined to make you have an unforgettable holiday especially physically, visually and psychologically. ... more   less 
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