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Hotel El Ruha

Certificate of Excellence
Balikligol Yeni Mah. Lekler Cad. No:240, Sanliurfa 63100, Turkey
Hotel El Ruha
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ankara, Turkey
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Ruha is right across from the famous "fish pool", the most historic part of Urfa. Its an excellent location, walking distance to the bazaar and the old quarter. The room are comfortable, but a bit musty and the first one I was offered, smelt of cigarette smoke, I was immediately given another one, the staff are very friendly and... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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202 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I had a one night stay at the El Ruha hotel and was very satisfied. It is centrally located which meant walking distance from anything significant in Urfa. Reception staff lacked English but I didn't have to say much anyways. I had a lovely, large room with a clean bathroom. In fact, it was beautiful! Dark wood features, draperies to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed here because there aren't a lot of choices in Urfa and this seemed like a chance to mingle with the local culture. While we did see some weddings here, the place was quite unkempt and old. The rooms had many malfunctions and in the heat of Urfa, a broken A/C was the straw that broke the camels back.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The hotel is really quite magnificent.Large reception areas all paneled in dark wood,as are the rooms.I had a big room with good views and for once the bed was actually soft,The service is good but I was fortunate to have my tour guide as the English spoken was rudimentary. Breakfast for a Turk would have been classified as very good,but... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I really enjoyed my two nights here at the Hotel El Ruha. My room was huge with a spacious attached bathroom, wonderful beds (much softer than the usual granite slabs in most Turkish hotels), good pillows, and a great view of the park across the street. I could walk to absolutely everything! A terrific location. Dinner was certainly plentiful and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

After reading mixed reviews of this hotel I was pleasantly surprised. My one night stay here in a clean and comfortable room that was spacious with a matching bathroom was extremely pleasant. Wi-Fi in the room worked well. Both dinner, a set course, and breakfast, a buffet, were tasty. The hotel facilities were extensive and invited one to explore and... More 

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Cammeray, NSW, Australia
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78 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A modern hotel but with a very distinctive architectural style inside and out - no danger of waking in the night and thinking you are in a Holiday Inn. Our room overlooked Gölbaşı Park - the beds were particularly comfortable - and the bathroom well maintained.We were traveling with a group on half-board - the fixed menu dinner we were... More 

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sydney,australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The outlook from our room was spectacular, the gardens, the castle ,mosque and Abrahams pool before us. Our room was large and nicely decorated but best of all were the comfortable mattresses on the beds We were fortunate also to have sole access to a large terrace with expansive views. Dinner was only average and breakfast was very busy .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Very good location to Holly place. Abrahams cave and Lake very close. By walk five minutes. Rooms are big enough Bathroom was good and clean Swimming pool inside and cooll Turkish hamam is free Hotel far from city center Breakfast fair to there are no special.

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Lafayette, California
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181 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The location is perfect - close to Urfa Bazaar, well known sites, and the lovely park. The hotel has a comfortable and cool patio. The tame pet pidgins or were they doves (?) were friendly and would sit on your shoulder. The food was good but this is a "dry" area and no alcohol is served. Air condition did not... More 

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