We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Otel Buyuk Kervansaray

Gazi Caddesi No 77, Diyarbakir, Turkey
Hotel amenities
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Diyarbakir
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Otel Buyuk Kervansaray
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 23: English reviews
Athens
Level Contributor
304 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It is a clumsy historic edifice that has been transformed into an hotel but the facilities, amenities, comfort and elegance pertaining to what it shall be are lacking. However in non summer peak and with the traveller's intention to be humorous, philosophical and accepting rather than condescending it can be a fruitful experience in that remote south-eastern location which can... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bardangas
Cammeray, NSW, Australia
Level Contributor
87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Staying a night in this converted caravanserai was a memorable experience - but certainly not for the comfort of the rooms. The plus side: There were THREE weddings in the hotel the night we stayed there. It was a great opportunity to compare and contrast the various celebrations - and to watch from the 1st floor balcony outside our room.... More 

Helpful?
Thank cammerayguy

Travelers are raving about these Diyarbakir hotels

4.5 of 5 stars
Show Prices
4 of 5 stars
Show Prices
4 of 5 stars
Show Prices
4.5 of 5 stars
Show Prices
4 of 5 stars
Show Prices
London, UK
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed here with an organised tour through southeastern Turkey. While the building was beautiful, the rest of our stay was substandard and I would recommend having a drink to experience the atmosphere but but not staying here -- better to get a decent night's sleep. Rooms were really very poor, dated, dark, and not functional. Windows do not open.... More 

Helpful?
Thank QualityControlDuo
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

It is a historic building, but the decor is tattered 1940s, maybe 1960s. This would be fine if one didn't feel scammed into an absolutely outrageous price. We were quoted 300 TL for a luxury suite. The only alternative we were shown was a cramped twin bed number, very monastic. We negotiated through 'Montana' (see other reviews for descriptions of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Achillea-Millefolium
Reading, UK
Level Contributor
134 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

An experience. An old caranserai converted into a large and rambling hotel. The room was short of a good window, and was very hot. It was simply furnished which is no bad thing, and fortunately the noisy Wedding feast by the pool finished by midnight. The A/C was rather ineffective. Very pleasant courtyard where a good breakfast was served, and... More 

Helpful?
Thank pisumcorporum
Level Contributor
80 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Corner rooms have sitting room and bedroom. You stay here for the history, not the five star facilities. Adequate but quirky shower room, buffet breakfast OK, staff helpful when they are not busy with wedding parties. Stayed one night as part of a tour (with easternturkeytours.org, by the way, excellent tour)

Helpful?
Thank ianw33
Darwin, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

My wife and I stayed a night in this hotel in May 2013. It was a wonderful experience and a sense of humour does not go astray. It is a unique establishment but don't expect 5 star treatment. We would have been disappointed if we could not have stayed there. We did witness a Kurdish wedding whilst in residence and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ray H
Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
112 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The kervansaray is a unique location. It is very nice to sit on the seats outside your room and just enjoy the surrounding. This is what you should enjoy and go for to this hotel as the rooms are rather simple and the service is not as you will get in other hotels in this city for the same price.... More 

Helpful?
Thank IlseNS
tw
Level Contributor
31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights and could not wait to get out of the place because we felt so insecure. The hotel itself looks very good, is in a beautiful setting but has tired rooms especially the bathrooms. It seems to be run more as wedding venue than a hotel. The restaurant is terrible - we only had a... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank campiTw
Pacific NW
Level Contributor
28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

The location is just not good. It is not centrally located, and a high percentage of the guests get pickpocketed walking into town. We were lucky, but we were extraordinarily vigilant. Virtually everyone we passed in the 15 minute walk into town reminded us how dangerous that street is, which made the stay a little nerve-racking. Our friends who arrived... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank humangene
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

15 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (15)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Diyarbakir hotels
0.4 mi away
Hilton Garden Inn Diyarbakir
Hilton Garden Inn Diyarbakir
#1 of 19 in Diyarbakir
4.0 of 5 stars 95 reviews
0.2 mi away
Liluz Hotel
Liluz Hotel
#4 of 19 in Diyarbakir
4.5 of 5 stars 36 reviews
0.2 mi away
Hotel Surkent
Hotel Surkent
#5 of 19 in Diyarbakir
4.0 of 5 stars 22 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 mi away
Hotel Kaya
Hotel Kaya
#10 of 16 in Diyarbakir
3.5 of 5 stars 5 reviews
0.3 mi away
Hotel Seker
Hotel Seker
#8 of 19 in Diyarbakir
4.5 of 5 stars 4 reviews
0.2 mi away
Koprucu hotel
Koprucu hotel
#1 of 16 in Diyarbakir
4.0 of 5 stars 25 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning

Additional Information about Otel Buyuk Kervansaray

Address: Gazi Caddesi No 77, Diyarbakir, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Diyarbakir Province > Diyarbakir
Also Known As:
Otel Buyuk Kervansaray Hotel Diyarbakir
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing