My favorite hotels and
cave inns (inns and hotels with rock-hewn
cave rooms) in the Cappadocian town
of Ürgüp are
First of the restored cave
inns, Esbelli is still
my personal favorite, in no small measure
because of the artistic eye and personal
attention of its
owner-creator, my longtime friend Mr
Ersöz. Here, you stay
in a cave
for the price of a cave room elsewhere. More...
Another wonderful small cave inn run by a well-traveled
lady, this one with a difference: the tidy cave rooms
are done in a simple, appealing modern style.
The owner, Ms Eren Serpen, worked
for British Airways and speaks Turkish, English and
The name translates as "4 Rooms," though now it has five: a small, friendly, characterful bed-and-breakfast inn with fine views and all the comforts. More...
You've never seen anything like this—except, perhaps in the movies, guaranteed. Let your imagination go into the wildest fantasies of unbridled, imaginative, exuberant opulence and you might get some idea of the mythic atmosphere of this one-of-a-kind luxury inn. More...
Ürgüp has lots more hotels with cave and other rooms. Use this handy Hotel Search Box to check room rates, availability, location and facilities to find just the Cappadocian accommodation you desire:
—by Tom Brosnahan