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Hotel El Ruha

Balikligol Yeni Mah. Lekler Cad. No:240 Sanliurfa Merkez, Sanliurfa 63100, Turkey
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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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California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
48 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
58 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
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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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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SİBEL O, Satış Müdürü at Hotel El Ruha, responded to this review
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Sn.Orhan bey, öncelikle konaklamanızda bizi tercih ettiğiniz ve zaman ayırıp deneyimlerinizi trip advisor sitesinde paylaşarak araştırma yapan misafirlere ışık tututtuğunuz... More 

San Francisco, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
18 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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Kusadasi, Turkey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This was my 5th stay in this (alcohol-free) 5star hotel - room & bathroom are spacious, clean and well-maintained - very rich breakfast buffet - several extra facilities like fitness, pool and Turkish bath! There is Wifi all over the place! Although I would give the place only a 4 star rating, it has the big advantage of being just... More 

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GREECE
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145 reviews 145 reviews
41 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Urfa, being the ancient Greek town of Edessa and the birth place of prophet Abraham (supposedly) is a very important city of south eastern Turkey. One of the most famous touristic site is the LAKE OF FISH. Supposedly Abraham was catapulted from a hill above the lake and instead of him falling to the lake as burning pieces the pieces... More 

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Surrey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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PINAR K, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Hotel El Ruha, responded to this review
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Merhabalar Sayın Paula ,. Öncelikle Konaklamanizda Şanlıurfa Hotel el ruha'yı tercih ettiginiz için ve bizler hakkındaki olumlu düşüncelerinizİ Şanlurfa şehri... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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