We arrived at Sevki Bey hotel at 5am and expected our room to be ready since 3pm the previous day. However, the previous occupants had only just checked out 15 minutes earlier and were waiting for their transfer pickup. Therefore, our room was not ready and had to be cleaned before we could finally sleep. The hotel had clearly doubled-booked the room for this date and we saw others checking-in facing the same problem on a number of times during our 2 week stay.
That aside, the hotel itself was well maintained:- the grounds, pool area, bar, gardens etc. all are well looked-after. It's a small hotel that never feels busy or crowded and has a relaxed atmosphere - there was never a problem finding sunbeds by the pool or seats at breakfast....no fuss, no bother. The staff were friendly and generally helpful.
The hotel has Turkish decor, although looking a bit tired in the more well-used areas, and traditional & more resent Turkish music is played throughout the hotel's communal areas. There's sofas indoors and a Turkish 'chill-out' area outside, containing large cushions and seating - perfect for relaxing late at night just before bed. The hotel offers Wi-Fi but no computers, so if you need this, bring your own Laptops or smartphones. There are Internet Cafes nearby and they charge 1 Euro per hour.
Most of the visitors to the hotel are German and Scandanavian. There are some UK visitors but not many, and the hotel generally does not cater well for English-speaking visitors - for example, tourist information is provided in German, Norwegian, Danish Swedish etc., but not English. Some staff do speak English (and certainly better than my Turkish!) but there were communication problems from time to time.
The overall size and quality of the bedroom was good, but again, tired in places. The standard of cleanliness was high and sheets and towels were replaced frequently. Air-conditioning was included at no extra charge.
Breakfast included a selection of bread, eggs, cheeses, salami, rice pudding, cereals, salad, tea, coffee & juices. You can also opt for half-board when you book or pay 20 Euro pp per evening. There is also food available from the pool bar. The hotel has a strict policy of not allowing food to be brought in from outside. I personally saw visitors being asked to leave the premises when they arrived with supermarket bags of drink and crisps. A bit too strict I thought, but as long as you put your shopping in your rucksack when you go back to your room, you should be able to fit it in the (empty) mini-bar fridge before they notice!
The front garden of the hotel has hammocks and chairs - normally very relaxing unless you're a light sleeper because the hotel fronts onto the busy and noisy D400 coastal road with pretty-much non-stop traffic day and night. You'll be better-off crossing the road and going to the beach - the crashing waves drown out the noise of the traffic and the view of the bay is very good.
The hotel is in the Alanya district of Tosmur, pretty much the edge of town, and you will see a mixture of Turkish shops and residences as well as a small number of tourist restaurants and bars. Travel 4km and you can reach Alanya centre by Dolmus (stopping right outside the hotel) for 1 Lire. Travel is very easy and cheap.
So, to sum-up, the hotel is near a noisy busy road and there appeared to be occasional check-in problems, but the hotel staff are friendly and the hotel is generally well maintained. It's located on the quieter outer edge of Alanya, where you'll have more of the beach to yourself, yet is easy to travel into the centre of Alanya whenever you feel like it.
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