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the escape

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Belenpinar, Gocek, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally rent villa so this was a new experience for us. Arrived to a lovely welcome and made to feel immediately at home. Nothing was ever too much trouble and Chris or Susan always happy to run us around if we didn't want to drive. Accommodation was spotless , whole place absolutely beautiful and quiet. Thoroughly spoilt by Chris and... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent a week with Susan & Chris and had the most relaxing holiday in a long time. The Escape is in an idyllic location in the hills above Gocek. Chris prides himself in looking after the pool which has a sun terrace that overlooks the local countryside. The quality of Susan's cooking can only be described as... More 

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Cheam, Surrey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We have just returned from our first ever visit to Turkey. The Escape is situated a short drive from Gocek and Dalaman Airport. Our transfer was arranged by Susan, we were collected from the airport and arrived to a very warm welcome and lovely meal. The fish was fantastic! Our room was spacious and very comfortable over looking the beautiful... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My wife and I have Just returned from a fabulous week at the Escape. Prior to booking I had read the reviews and have to confess to an element of cynicism with all submitters rating the Escape as excellent. I am delighted to say that from our experience all the comments are fully justified and accurately reflect the unique experience... More 

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Lymington, Hampshire,England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Susan and Chris Salmon have created a little gem of a hotel. It is very secluded, tucked away up a hill about 10 minutes from Gocek and 30 minutes or so from Dalaman Airport. It is a British family hotel transported to Turkey. What you get is a caring, very high quality hotel run to UK standards in a Mediterranean... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Susan and Chris have created a treasure, a very special place to holiday in Turkey with the very highest standards through out. We enjoyed two stays at the beginning and end of our trip to Turkey and Greece. Susan also arranged our car and it was great to be able to contact her when there were small issue's with the... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Seven of us stayed for two nights at the end of a sailing holiday. We all agreed that The Escape is a great find. It is exactly as the name suggests, away from all the hurly-burly of a tourist resort. None of the previous reviews do justice to the standards and the enjoyment of a stay at The Escape. Chris... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A charming small hotel of 9 bedrooms in the hills down a real country road. You round the last corner to find this lovely place. What a warm welcome we received on arrival! An incredible level of hospitality and attention was lavished on us throughout our stay; nothing was too much trouble. Lovely food, a great environment and you could... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is simply the best small hotel we have ever found anywhere in the world! Five of us had a weeks sailing holiday based in Gocek and although we had booked earlier in the year, we couldn't let our hosts know what time we would arrive because of flaky internet connection at the marina. In the event we pitched up... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a real boutique hotel. The attention to detail is amazing. The bedrooms are extremely tasteful & each is different. Susan's food was delicious & the wines excellent. No wonder it has an excellent rating. Thoroughly deserved! Thoroughly recommended.

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