We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 7 Kars hotels

Sim-Er Hotel

Sukapi Mah. Eski Erzurum Yolu No 189, Kars, Turkey
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Sim-Er Hotel to your Saves list
Sim-Er Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Kars
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
ramrodfl Ramrod Key Florida
Write a Review

39 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Ramrod Key Florida
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located outside of downtown but within walking distance of it and local sites. The hotel was newly renovated was clean and had twin beds and was still being renovated while I stayed there. There was no AC but did have heat. Breakfast was just OK

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do not know where to start but... 1) As a young couple, I made the reservation for 1dbl room but they gave us 1 twn (two separated beds) room... When I complained about this; front office told me this is what they have and I'm free to go to another hotel. It was around 9p.m. 2) Toilet flush tank... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Altoona, Kansas
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The hotel is dated and tired and the room was very small. It was cold that night and the room was also cold. But there was an additional blanket in the closet. I'm not sure there are many of hotels to chose from in this town. We stayed there as part of a small travel group. It was okay because... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Kusadasi, Turkey
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A lot of things have changed since Diana Darke passed here in the 50's, and even since I passed there for the 1rst time in 1986. Besides a wonderful, beautiful and expensive boutique hotel I'm afraid that Sim-Er will be your best choice in this remote town in the north east of Anatolia. The hotel has been renovated during the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We have stayed during january 2014 with a group of friend. Our observation was as follows: -we stayed 4 days and did not hear any greeting from the staff -the hotel is so dirty you cannot stay in the restaurant more than 5 minutes -rooms are smelling -no social facility -serious security issues we noticed that the stairs were occupied... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Diamond Bar, California
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
31 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Okay, I agree with the "cosseted Westerners" review, BUT the room was just plain nasty. Dirty drapes and tobacco smoke had penetrated every fiber, even to the carpet and upholstery. The out to the corridor had a large and conspicuously greasy handprint. The towels were not replaced, just refolded (even though they were clearly soiled). The trash was not emptied.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ashland, Oregon
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Unfortunately there is not much to chose from in Kars as far as hotels. Rooms were quite cramped, and the decor was underwhelming. The breakfast buffet was one of the most limited during our month-long trip through Turkey.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Clemson, South Carolina
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

You need places like this. It helps you more fully appreciate the others. Your choices in Kars are limited. Our group tour spent little time (2 nights) at the hotel. We came to see the area historic sites. The breakfast buffet had a limited selection but plenty. The WiFi connection was disappointing.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

It seems that hotels in this part of Turkey of a standard we cosseted Westerners are used to are hard to find. I can tolerate basic for overnight stops as long as the rooms are clean and comfortable, the food better than OK. Kars is definitely worth a one night stay to see the historic sites and I believe this... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Pleasant Hill, California
Top Contributor
203 reviews 203 reviews
51 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Very bad, smell smoke from other rooms into my room. I believe all rooms are smoking rooms. Unfortunately got stuck here on a group tour and would not recommend it at all. I think we should have continued to drive until next town. Very old and in need of a remodel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Sim-Er Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Sim-Er Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sim-Er Hotel

Address: Sukapi Mah. Eski Erzurum Yolu No 189, Kars, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Kars Province > Kars
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Otel so you can book your Sim-Er Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

10 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (11)
Room/suite (2)
Hotel & grounds (4)
Bathroom (1)
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Kars with
any amenities