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Gamirasu Cave Hotel

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When all the other passengers got dropped off in the town centre, we thought we were never reaching our hotel. A very quaint and beautifully put together hotel down a little lane. The staff are all wonderfully friendly and more than happy to assist.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today I am writing a review from the hotel itself Really superb hotel Authentic cave hotel Superb room Superb hospitality Got a complimentary upgrade from standard room to family suite Would specially like to thank Mr Ibrahim, the owner of the hotel with his team who went out of his way to drive us down to the market in his... More 

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Ibrahimbastutan, Owner at Gamirasu Cave Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suchay P ; I would like to thank you for your awesome review on Trip Advisor . I am so happy to hear you have enjoyed your stay and our service . My team are always ready to do their best for all our guests sure . As you mention on your review who want to get a real... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spend wonderful 2 days in Gamirasu Cave Suit with My wife for honeymoon. İt was a wonderful experience for us. The hotel was amazing and so clean and so luxury. Especially the staff are very friendly. And also the bed was most relaxable bed i have ever slept. Briefly we liked and enjoyed very much there. We are planing... More 

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Ibrahimbastutan, Owner at Gamirasu Cave Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Erdal A , Thank you very much for your amazing review for my hotel . I am gladd to hear you have enjoyed your time with us and like all our luxury service . Each room is unique at the hotel and full nice touch luxury details , very comfortable beds, marble baths , almost 16 different bath set... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Having this hotel included in our "Euphrates Tour" of Cappadocia was such luck. A beautiful boutique hotel with loverly grounds and pool, however the rooms are the real gem. Ours was massive, beautifully appointed and superbly clean with everything you could want including two bathrooms, an entry foyer, a very comfy king bed, settee and fire place. The terrace restaurant,... More 

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Ibrahimbastutan, Owner at Gamirasu Cave Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MezzyM00 , I would like to thank you for your review on Trip Advisor . I am so happy to hear you have not only enjoy your time but also meal, service , room and facilities and surrounding of our Village . Gamirasu is heart of the Cappadocia in Ayvalı Village only 10 minutes driving the main town Urgup... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We visited Cappadocia and had a pleasure to stay at Gamirasu Cave Hotel in May/2016. The property is impeccable clean and well maintained. Beautiful boutique cave rooms with a breathtaking view.. the sunset at the terrace is a must!! We had an amazing dinner at the restaurant and the breakfast was also delicious. Their terrific staff made us feel very... More 

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Ibrahimbastutan, Owner at Gamirasu Cave Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LuZambon, Thank you for your gorgeous review on Trip Advisor . I am so glad to hear you have totally enjoyed your stay with us . I will definitely want to see you in my place very soon in the future . Best Regards, Ibrahim BASTUTAN More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful hotel with excellent staff and amazing hospitality. Their boutique arrangement along with the breathtaking cave rooms are one of a kind. The hotel location provides a peaceful and serene atmosphere. Their courtyard garden provides a feeling of home away from home. Definitely recommended!

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Ibrahimbastutan, Owner at Gamirasu Cave Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sundeep K , Thank you very much for your kind review of your stay . I am so happy to hear you have enjoyed your stay and appreciate for your recommendation to other traveller . I wish to see you back in my place again . Best Regards, Ibrahim BASTUTAN More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The owners of Gamirasu Cave Hotel want to put something back into the community and the luxury cave hotel places great emphasis on (slow) cooking with local, organic produce, recycling rubbish and employing locals. Some parts of the hotel were used by Christian priests until one thousand years ago. It is the only hotel in the Cappadocia region, which contains... More 

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Ibrahimbastutan, Owner at Gamirasu Cave Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brighton Top Ten ; I would like to thank you for your awesome review on Trip Advisor . I am so glad to hear you have enjoyed your time with us and so nicely share our history , rooms , services .. and your stay to other travellers .Your feedback going to be give them clear idea about us... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This hotel is special, it has been restored and refurbished beautifully and our room (the pigeon suite) was really special with no costs spared on the decor and fittings. Our hostess was lovely, extremely helpful and accommodating.Walking around the property holds all sorts of beautiful surprises and is really very pretty. Unfortunately, we found the location far too remote (particularly... More 

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Ibrahimbastutan, Owner at Gamirasu Cave Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lynneandkash ; Thank you for your review . I am happy to hear you have enjoyed our service and character of the room as well . Our dear guest we are clearly informing our location , distance to other places , way to come .. in our web page : Urgup Gamirasu 10 km Ankara Airport Gamirasu 320 km... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Food is second to none and we come from the food capital, Melbourne. Such a homely feel, the caves are surreal and it's worth the cash. The people are very very kind and the flavor f the food is fantastic. We strongly recommend this hotel!! Also the hot air ballooning is a necessity!!!!!!!

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Ibrahimbastutan, Owner at Gamirasu Cave Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yani K , Thank you for your kind review on Trip Advisor . I am so glad to hear you have enjoyed our room , food and time in our place . I really want to thank you for recommending us to other travellers . Best wishes , Ibrahim BASTUTAN More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Probably one of the highlights of our trip to Turkey! Charming and unique cave rooms and suites and absolutely wonderful staff! Highly recommend this property if you are going to be in the Cappadocia area.

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Ibrahimbastutan, Owner at Gamirasu Cave Hotel, responded to this review

Dear divad0nna, Thank you for your Fabulous review of your stay , it is so encouraging us . I am so happy to hear you have mentioned the highlights of your trip stay is our hotel and recommending us to other travellers ! Looking forward to welcoming you back to Gamirasu . Best Regards, Ibrahim BASTUTAN More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gamirasu is the name of an exquisitely restored 35 rooms troglodyte cave house opened in 1998, in Ayvali Village near Urgup in the heart of Cappadocia, Turkey. The hotel is located in a restored thousand-year-old Byzantine monastic retreat which offers modern conveniences without distracting from the spiritual feeling of the area which has been known to be inhabited for more than five thousand years. Gamirasu cave Hotel is featured in major international travel guides as one of the best cave hotels of Cappadocia. Recently Business Insider choose '' 50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime '' It is also mentioned as a romantic escape for honeymoons in wedding magazines. A 12th century Byzantine Christian church forms part of the Gamirasu, and until recently, part of the hotel was still used by Christian monks. Much care has been taken to blend the historic facades with the natural curves of the Cappadocian landscape to preserve its traditional style and appearance whilst providing you with the utmost in modern conveniences. The finish is stylish and the atmosphere inviting and romantic. Indeed, it is the perfect honeymoon destination, with many couples choosing the intimate cave suites for access to some of the most breathtaking and unforgettable scenery in the world. The sense of tranquility and authentic village atmosphere around the Gamirasu is instantly soothing, with nothing to disturb you but the sound of birds and sumptuous aromas drifting across the warm air from the old Monastic kitchen. Breakfast consists of all local and organically grown produce, including freshly baked bread, clotted cream, honeycomb and fresh fruit. A 7km hiking trail departs from the front door of the hotel and follows a remote valley with a beautiful brook flowing down the middle. In every direction, you are surrounded by breathtaking views, extraordinary natural shapes and a myriad of cave-dwellings to explore. It really is the most mesmerizing of destinations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gamirasu Cave Hotel

Address: Ayvali, Urgup 50400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Cappadocia > Urgup > Ayvali
Price Range: $117 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gamirasu Cave Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Gamirasu Cave Urgup
Hotel Gamirasu Cave
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