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“Truly a Gem in Cappadocia” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Cave Konak
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dutlu Cami Mah. Istiklal Cad. Dar 2 Sok. No:5 | Opposite the Hamam in the Town Center, Urgup 50400, Turkey   |  
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Toronto, Canada
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“Truly a Gem in Cappadocia”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I stayed in Hotel Cave Konak for 2 nights. The hotel was renovated recently and its beautiful interior makes you feel like home. Qualify, price, location, staff are all wonderful. I met one of the co-owners, great guy! The staff in the reception office and the restaurant are very modest and friendly - another plus for this hotel.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CaveKonak, Owner at Hotel Cave Konak, responded to this review, December 19, 2013
Thank you for your lovely comments. All our rooms are different; guests can book the room of their choice through our website at CaveKonakDotCom and our prices are extremely competitive whatever the season. We love all our staff and we will certainly pass on your complements – thank you so much. Please say “Hi” to Canada from all of us.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The room of my dreams.Impressive! To be shared with the best company. Super-romantic experience. I'll repeat the experience again.
Thanks to all the staff for being so nice, warm and give me the best advice to learn about the area and it's people.

Room Tip: Roman suite is the perfect place to sleep sorrounded by a lot of history.
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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CaveKonak, Owner at Hotel Cave Konak, responded to this review, November 16, 2013
Thank you so much for the lovely review – all the staff will appreciate your comments :) Each of our rooms is unique and all our rooms are historical and original features are everywhere. We must say thanks to you, also, for being so open to the people and life here as well as to the history of Cappadocia. We just know you will have many happy travels in the future. Best wishes from all of us.
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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Excellent staff. Great hospitality. They helped us with arrangements even prior to arriving at the hotel. Great value for Money. And ofcourse the hotel is beautifully designed. Its the best place for English-speaking travelers to stay in.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CaveKonak, Owner at Hotel Cave Konak, responded to this review, October 29, 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely review. Yes, we can help with any aspect of planning your trip, even if it means hopping down to the bus station to buy your bus tickets in advance. Both owners of Cave Konak speak wonderful English (one is actually English) and so anyone can phone or e-mail us with questions even before booking.

As for the design of the hotel, our principle has been to leave as many parts as original as possible, and of course to add modern comforts. In addition, we would like the restored buildings to last at least another 100 years.

Many thanks for your delicious Indian pistachio sweets with silver leaf – absolutely unforgettable. Love to you and your companions from all of us at Cave Konak.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Our 3-night stay at Adnan & Colleen's hotel in Urgup was a lovely way to begin our vacation in Turkey. Urgup was within easy distance (by car) of the major sights of Cappadocia. Adnan was an incredibly helpful host, who sat down with us every night (if we wanted to -- he wasn't at all pushy or insistent) to map out suggestions for the next day, along with helpful hints like "Turn left at the XYZ cafe, and park there." None of his suggestions were guided tours, so there was no profit to him for helping us.
The room was exceptional, luxurious, pristine, very quiet. Great WiFi, great showers (we had a huge double shower in our room!). Breakfast was excellent, and the support staff were very helpful, too.
When we were there, they were in the process of expanding the hotel (I think there are only 5 rooms now?). Do not hesitate to book this place, you won't regret it!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CaveKonak, Owner at Hotel Cave Konak, responded to this review, October 23, 2013
Thank you so much for your wonderful “advertisement” for our hotel! Of course we can always spare the time to explain the sights of Cappadocia to all our guests – it’s something that we just love to do. Our situation right in the center of the town is also handy for all transportation links and amenities. We are so pleased you loved the room – and yes, everyone should keep an eye out as more rooms are coming soon! Love from all of us at Cave Konak Hotel.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We spent 3 nights at the Cave Konak and had a very enjoyable experience.
Coleen and her Turkish business partner have and are creating a top quality boutique hotel just oozing with atmosphere and quality.
We stayed in the Ottoman suite and were absolutely delighted with the bed.
We had traveled by car from Side and were stiff and aching after the 7 hour journey but one night sleeping on the orthopaedic mattress and we were refreshed the next morning.
Breakfast was a delight standard Turkish fare but we really enjoyed the Turkish scrambled eggs with tomato and mild chili absolutely delicious as was the variety of home cooked breads.
The staff were superb attentive and professional and the mingling with the other guests after dinner in town was delightful overlooking the town from the balcony sipping wine .
Overall the trip to Cappadocia was made special with such a base to return to each night.
Highly recommended for the historic atmosphere, tastefully furnished quality rooms superb bathrooms.
We look forward to going back.

Room Tip: All rooms are very good
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CaveKonak, Owner at Hotel Cave Konak, responded to this review, October 17, 2013
Thank you very much for your lovely review. When restoring the buildings we aimed for quality; our aim is that the buildings will still be here 100 years from now. They are an important historical part of Urgup’s town center, being in the old Greek district. The Turkish Bath just over the road was built by the Greeks who collected money from both Urgup and the villages for its construction.

Of course during our renovations we were careful to put in lovely showers and very comfortable beds; tradition with modern comforts was certainly our aim, and great to know we have been successful. Hope to see you again some time in the future. Wishing you many happy travels, love from all of us at Cave Konak Hotel.
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

lovely, atmospheric small hotel in centre of town , with beautifully styled rooms. Tasteful, interesting and a lovely restoration of an ancient dwelling . very clean, and a very friendly owner.
I would recommend it highly if visiting this area and it gives such a feel for all the sites to visit. the home made cakes and tea on the main veranda overlooking town centre was a real delight.
Maryan from Cardiff

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CaveKonak, Owner at Hotel Cave Konak, responded to this review, October 17, 2013
Thank you so much for your tasteful and thoughtful review. Our hotel is a traditional old house with some stone built rooms being 400-500 years old and the caves possibly thousands of years old – right in the center of Urgup, so handy for evening meals and other essential facilities. Love from all of us at Cave Konak.
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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We have stayed for 1 night at Hotel Cave Konak. The hotel is just in the center of Ürgüp and has a very central location. We have faced with a very friendly welcome starting from the first minute that we have arrived. We stayed in Byzantine Room which was an excellent experience. The owner of the hotel explained all the historical details of the room by herself. The room and the bathroom was extremely clean. The concept of the room was perfect. The breakfast was very delicious. The price of the hotel is lower than it deserves. The hotel has an extremely hospitable staff. Very strongly recommended.

Room Tip: Byzantine Room has a perfect concept
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CaveKonak, Owner at Hotel Cave Konak, responded to this review, October 5, 2013
Thank you so much for your thoughtful review mentioning so many points. We shall certainly pass on your remarks about cleanliness and delicious breakfast to our staff. As you mentioned, our new low price policy makes our hotel a real bargain as well as offering a really authentic Cappadocian experience, and our central location makes everything easy. We hope to see you again when you come to Cappadocia :) Love from all of us at Cave Konak Hotel.
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Address: Dutlu Cami Mah. Istiklal Cad. Dar 2 Sok. No:5 | Opposite the Hamam in the Town Center, Urgup 50400, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Cappadocia > Urgup
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Urgup
#14 Family Hotel in Urgup
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cave Konak 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cave Konak Hotel is a centrally located, friendly, family-run hotel that is a recently restored historical building emphasizing luxury and traditional Cappadocian culture. We truly love Cappadocia and enjoy helping our guests with free information so essential to make the most of this geographically amazing historical cultural area. We are situated in an old street in the heart of Urgup, a small town with all basic facilities, comfortable with foreign visitors. Tours and balloon flights start at our door. Breakfast and evenings on our panoramic terrace are times to relax and take in the landscape of ancient rock cut homes. We hope to welcome you. ... more   less 
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