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Hotel Balikcilar

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mevlana Karsisi No 2 | Karatay, Konya 42020, Turkey
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Ranked #10 of 25 Hotels in Konya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I arranged my trip to Konya through a travel agency in Istanbul, and I was pleased with the election. Location is extremely convenient because of the view from the terrace where breakfast is served. The hotel is also at a walking distance from Sultan Aladin hill, St. Paul's church, the local bazaar in which every aisle is devoted to a... More

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Istanbul
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Positives: Breakfast was nice. Room was decent enough. Room was clean. Room has some kind of sound isolation. It is next to Mevlana square if you want to go sightseeing. Restaurant is at the 4th floor so you can enjoy some Konya view while eating. Negatives: Room has some kind of sound isolation but windows don't so there can be... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If you are planning to go Konya is probably on your radar to visit the Turbesi of Mevlana Jalaludin Rumi, if is this the case, the Balikçilar hotel is a very good option to stay as close as it possible to…Focusing on the hotel the rates are affordable and the service are quickly and helpful, they really try to make... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is very convenient to Rumi's Tomb, a number of Mosques and shops. The staff are very nice and helpful. The room we had was small and the bathroom was tiny. The rooms are tired and in need of refurbishment. That said, I would stay here again because the location is so good. There is no room safe. There... More

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tehran
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I knew this hotel from my previous travel to konya 7 years ago at the same time of the year, which is the time for reminding and memorial of one of the great poets of world Mevlana rumi. Last time i was in ozkymic hotel which is also a good hotel. But its far from the heart of konya city... More

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This hotel was very convenient to visit the Mevlana museum / tomb as it is just across the street corner. We got a largish triple-bedded room as we were 3 but the view from the room was not godd. Good variety at the breakfast buffet but the dinner was average. Although we had a sunny day looking around the Mevlana... More

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The World
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

The best thing about this hotel was the location-- great for walking around the city. There were very few people there when we were there (the place was empty) so the breakfast buffet was really lacking, but otherwise it was a fine place to spend the night.

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Melbourne
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We wanted to stay at Balikcilar to be close to Mevlana and to have a good base for walking around Konya for two days. Very good hotel, good standard of amenities and adequate breakfast. The big pluses were friendly staff and being almost next door to Mevlana and Selimiye. Will re-vist one day.

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Kentucky
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We loved this hotel...it was like a step back in time in a good way. Perhaps a hotel Bogart and Greenstreet might have frequented. We were greeted with Turkish tea on arrival, always a nice touch. The interesting Mevlana Museum is across the street and a must-see in Konya. The room was similar to a yacht's cabin...small, tight, nicely appointed... More

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16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Very friendly staff... Pretty hotel. I don't know why, but those photos that I see on this website are not good enough compared to what I saw on my own eyes... Unfortunely I didn't take photos so I can't upload them. And if you want to hear a prayer very late then you will surely get what you want sleeping... More

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Address: Mevlana Karsisi No 2 | Karatay, Konya 42020, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Konya Province > Konya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Balikcilar 4*
Number of rooms: 51
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