The towns near Ephesus have a good
selection of boutique hotels and inns to
serve travelers coming to visit theareas many attractions.
Here's help in choosing which town to make your base:
the farming town 3 km (2 miles) from
archeological site, has numerous
convenient small boutique hotels, the most convenient transportation services, and lots of restaurants. If you want to be right in the midst of all there is to see, this is your first choice. More...
For natural beauty, historic ambience, fine views and the most pleasant
surroundings, you should base yourself in the Ottoman hill village
of Şirince, 8 km (5
miles) east of Selçuk.More...
If you favor large, modern four- and
five-star resort hotels, there are
plenty of them in Kuşadası,
the cruise-ship port and seaside resort
town 18 km (11 miles) southwest of Ephesus,
readily accessible by frequent, inexpensive
minibus. But Kuşadası also has one
of the region's most pleasant and congenial boutique
hotels, an oasis of calm right
in the midst of the bustling port town. More...
With good train service and frequent minibuses between İzmir and Selçuk, you can stay in the big city and enjoy its cosmopolitan pleasures when you like, and shuttle down to Selçuk to see the sights. More...
—by Tom Brosnahan