Gamirasu is the name of an exquisitely restored twenty-room troglodyte cave house opened in 1999, 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. It is also mentioned as a romantic escape for honeymoons in wedding magazines.
The hotel has a total of twenty rooms: nine standard double, four deluxe rooms, two Cave Suites, two Family Suites and one Deluxe Suite.
Gamirasu hotel is a combination of seven old houses with eighteen rooms, exquisitely restored and combined. Part of the hotel was used by Christian monks until recently. Some of the rooms were actually monk cells. The quality of the cave rooms makes you feel cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Volcanic rock called "tufa" is perfect insulation material which keeps the temperature between 17 - 20 degrees Celsius throughout the year.
Nearby attractions and activities:
cave village, river, unerground city, Byzantine cave churches, fairy chimneys
10 km south of Urgup
Three days notice is needed for caencellation. Please provide credit card details for guarantee. Check-in: 12:00am Check out: 10:00am. Non smoking rooms...
Larger size cave rooms with better view of the valley. Rooms have a sitting corner called a "sedir" furnished with kilims and carpets from Cappadocia.
Facilities: Private shower or bathtub & W.C. in the room, telephone, terrace, hair dryer, VCD player. With central heating.
One of the largest cave rooms in the hotel with the view of the Rose garden and a Traditional Cappadocian style sittting corner or "sedir" decorated with kilims and carpets from Cappadocia.
Facilities: King Size bed; private modern bathroom with spray or bathtub Jacuzzi as well as shower and W.C. Bathrobe and towel set, quite, garden terrace, telephone, hair dryer, VCD player (speakers in the room and bathroom), kettle: tea and coffee. With central heating.
One of the most romantic rooms of the hotel. Modern & traditional design, very spacious with fireplace for romantic Cappadocian nights and a balcony to enjoy the sunset while you sip your local wine.
Facilities: fireplace, balcony, private bathroom with bathtub Jacuzzi as well as shower and W.C. Bathrobe and towel set, telephone, hair dryer, VCD player (speakers in the room and bathroom), minbar, kettle: tea and coffee. With central heating.
It consists of two connected bedrooms, each having a door which can be locked or left open. The rooms open to a private hallway. One room has a large bed, the other one has two separate beds. Rooms have vaulted ceilings and valley view.
Facilities: Private shower & W.C. in the Suite, telephone, hair dryer, central heating.
Rates including breakfast
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M11394 is the name of an exquisitely restored eighteen-room cave house opened in 1999, in Ayvali Village near Urgup in the heart of Cappadocia, Turkey. The Hotel is featured in Frommer's as one of the eight unique hotels in Turkey, one of the best of the Cappadocia hotels and as a romantic escape in honeymoon and...
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