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Gamirasu Cave Hotel

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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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Nevsehir Airport17 km
Kayseri Airport58 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am really late in writing this review but it would be a disservice if I didn't. We stayed two nights at Cappadocia and I am really glad we chose Gamirasu for our stay. It was the best way to end our trip to Turkey....More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the heart of the fantastic Cappadocia region, the hotel provides all the comforts within cave rooms.Temperature regulation in the room was perfect.Considering our age,they provided room at ground level near reception and restaurant. Had most courteous and quick service from the staff. Food...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was a wonderful surprise. The cave rooms, service and ambience are great. Worth every bit of the drive out here. It’s about 15 minutes from most of the attractions. The staff is very accommodating and built us a fire in our room every...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MaryEllenC_12
Response from Ibrahimbastutan, Sahibi at Gamirasu Cave HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear MaryEllenC_12, We would like to thank you for sharing your precious comments with us.It is great to hear that your holiday went wonderful, and that you were satisfied with our services. We definitely look forward to hosting you again. Best Wishes İbrahim BAŞTUTAN

Reviewed 3 October 2018

ambiance of the hotel is very good, the interior of each room is unique and different from the other , all rooms are spacious with excellent bathrooms and attached Jacuzzi, restaurant is good .overall good hotel .

Date of stay: November 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Gamirasu Cave Hotel is the jewel of Cappadocia ! I had a single room fit for a princess: silk, brocade, damascene, lace. My view was of other ancient caves across the way. The amenities were luxurious, the food at breakfast and dinner was abundant...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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30 November 2015|
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Response from 426philliph | Reviewed this property |
Get one of the suites. The top one (admittedly quite a few steps to the top) has a view of the whole site, of the ancient caves opposite and is very private, with its own outside terrace and dining area. Worth the climb.
29 September 2015|
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Response from Cop111Pock | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I cannot remember how much exactly the balloon flight was- €150-170. . However the hotel booked it for us and it was/ is a must while staying in Cappadocia.
30 March 2015|
Response from Ibrahimbastutan | Property representative |
:) We will be happy to see you again Best wishes İbrahim BAŞTUTAN
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"It is best to ask the reception about any questions you have or help in planning. They are the best."
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"You have to do some climbing stairs to reach rooms in the higher levels. But the views will be better."
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"all rooms are good"
3 Oct 2018
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"You want to be up and to the right of the main entrance for the best views. I was right next to the cave..."
2 Oct 2018
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US$102 - US$509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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