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Happy Caretta Hotel

Kaunos Sokak No 26 | Maraş Caddesi, Dalyan, Turkey
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Ranked #37 of 59 hotels in Dalyan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Orleans, Louisiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Stayed two days here a few weeks ago with my boyfriend. We absolutely loved it. The hotel is situated right on the river with views overlooking the tombs in the cliff. Since we went in the very beginning of tourist season the tombs were not lit up at night, but I imagine in the summer its even more beautiful. Breakfast... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

My friend and I spent 8 days at Dalyan's Happy Caretta Hotel. The family running the hotel is most pleasant, warm and generous. We fell in love with the whole family, the garden, the dogs, the birds, the river, the view. This trip was for fun and rejuvenation and we got everything we needed there and more. The food is... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Happy Caretta is a small family run hotel at the Dalyan river. The rooms are clean, but very small and without a balcony. The staff is very friendly, breakfast and dinner are delicious. Most of all we liked the outside area with a nice garden, several comfortable sitting areas and the superb location right on the riverside. The boats going... More

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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We stayed here as a family for two nights and regretted it. The location is very nice right on the river; the family who own the hotel are nice people and the garden is pretty. But the rooms are very small and ugly (bathrooms are left in the 1980s), air conditioning does not work (terrible on an august night) and... More

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Esher, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

A long - intended visit to Dalyan was all that we had hoped for, and largely because of our choice of hotel. A lovely river-side location, a beautiful garden and warm, friendly hosts made our visit a pleasure and we would certainly go back. It's worth paying extra, however, for one of the larger rooms.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We stayed for one night only. It is approaching the end of the season and the guest house was nearly empty. The staff are friendly and welcoming. The position is excellent being right on the river. It actually looks somewhat grotty from the road but the garden area at the back is nice. Our room was clean but small with... More

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32 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

After the crowds of Istanbul this pretty place, and especially the wooden deck by the river, was a perfect place to relax. Views of the ancient tombs, restaurants within walking distance, nice welcome, well appointed room (but bath quite small) -- it was all good, if a bit overpriced.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Lovely B and B right on the river with wonderful view of the lycian tombs opposite . Breakfast and Dinner are in the garden so magical . I do however think that the cost is a little high and the evening meal price crept up with charges for bottled water . However - very high standard overall and away from... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

The garden is beautiful, with lovely seating areas - absolutely fabulous! Having breakfast and supper right on the banks of the river with the ancient tombs right across the river is magical, and unforgettable. Breakfast is self-serve with great variety and selection; supper is also very good and lovely setting (can be very romantic!). Highly recommend you dine here -... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

we were recommended to stay here from our pension in Sirince which was great- mystic Konak- so were not sure what to expect. We arrived late at night and when we walked into that beautiful garden to the waters edge and saw those tombs right ahead of us- we were thrilled! Sadly we only had one night there but we... More

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Address: Kaunos Sokak No 26 | Maraş Caddesi, Dalyan, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Turkish Aegean Coast > Mugla Province > Dalyan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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