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Hotel El Ruha

Balikligol Yeni Mah. Lekler Cad. No:240 Sanliurfa Merkez, Sanliurfa 63100, Turkey
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Ranked #4 of 11 hotels in Sanliurfa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I stayed here on business and found the El Ruha comfortable and friendly, The property is around 25 years old and needs a bit of attention here and there. However, that makes it a bit more authentic and this is after all Urfa, a gem of the south, and not a typically dull European business city. The location is great... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

It's in thr city center of Urfa and thus close to many historical sights. It is also in very historical building. However, the furniture in the rooms are old and not in a good condition. The floor does not seem very clean and the room smells like an ash tray.

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Goreme, Turkey
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88 reviews 88 reviews
12 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

The location of the hotel is perfect, in the very centre of Sanliurfa, right next to Balikli göl, Abraham's cave and bazaar. Rooms are also spacious, quite nicely decorated and clean. Bathrooms are kind of old-fashioned, with the shower on top of the bath tub, and a bit tired. We had both dinner and breakfast at the hotel. The dinner... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

I stayed in El Ruha for a night during my business trip to Urfa. It is in the center of the old city area, right across the touristic Balikligol and below the Urfa Castle. The staff were friendly, the room was clean, the breakfast was adequate, the price became reasonable after a small bargain using the company name. The room... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This hotel certainly looks very grand but is clearly aging and needs some TLC. The rooms were ok but a number of the sockets were loose, room was tired looking and the toilet was leaking in our bedroom. It didn't feel very luxurious at all, particularly when there was an electricity outage and the aircon wasn't working so we then... More

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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

It was just a one night stay but it was a comfortable and clean room with most amenties for a small hotel. Food is good. The staff are friendly if not all English-speaking. A good starting point to visit Mt. Nemrut

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

I have stayed twice (in 2009 and then in 2013) in the Hotel El Ruha and enjoyed it both times for its faded charm and 'oasis' feel. I agree with other reviewers that the hotel is not 5*, although it is probably 5* by eastern Turkish standards. Remember that once you leave Istanbul, you are not necessarily going to get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

We have been there for 3 days with my friends.there were 2 reason that we chose that hotel , firstly it is really close to balikligol and also there is castle view in some rooms.secondly the architecture is amazing ! Not only these things but also there are two natural caves inside there which you can adjust "sira gecesi".i suggest... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Ive been to Turkey before an I've traveled all over the middle east. I appreciate local charm and even though I enjoy a luxury property I'm not a snob when it comes to hotels. I just left the El Ruha in Sanliurfa. It has a wonderful central location that is in walking distance to fish pond and Gobekli Tepe is... More

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Top Contributor
212 reviews 212 reviews
47 hotel reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

I thought the inside of the El Ruha Hotel would match the beautiful architecture of the outside. But I was wrong. The room had dark with dingy furniture and most surfaces where marked by cigarette burns, even in the bathroom. The bell hop seemed to be the only staff member who was interested in giving the customers any service. The... More

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Address: Balikligol Yeni Mah. Lekler Cad. No:240 Sanliurfa Merkez, Sanliurfa 63100, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Sanliurfa Province > Sanliurfa
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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