Yunak Evleri means "wash-houses," and
that's what part of this cave
to be: Ürgüp's
You wouldn't know it today. The rooms
are traditional and stylish at
the same time, done in fine taste with
nice antique touches and modern
The 30 guest rooms, some
in caves, some not,
have Turkish carpets, embroideries
and handicrafts, antique iron-and-brass
beds, stereo music systems, direct-dial
telephones, and shower-equipped bathrooms decorated
in traditional style, with hair dryers
and make-up mirrors. Many of the cave
rooms are reached by stone staircases.
(Read this about staying
in a cave room.)
The Sunset Restaurant is where you
breakfast (and dine, if you wish) with
a panoramic view of the town and the
Several cave salons are
gathering-places for guests to
chat about the days adventures or tomorrow's
plans, to listen to music from the
inn's extensive collection of classical
and jazz music CDs, or to watch television
or a DVD movie from the inn's collection.
Guests at the Yunak
individuals, couples, families, and
small tour groups.
One room is devoted to the Internet,
with free Wifi and several computers
for guests' use. It's available 24
hours a day, as is the kitchen stocked
with water, soft drinks, wine and beer
which you enjoy on the honor system,
paying at check-out for what you consume.
The center of Ürgüp is
only a short walk downhill.
Note: some of the rooms at Yunak Evleri
are higher on the cliff face than others.
If you find it difficult to climb
to 40 to some rooms), remember to request
a room at ground level or with few
rates and availability,
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|Above, the sitting
area of a Yunak
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