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“Wonderful little hotel for a short stay”
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Sevgi Hotel
Ranked #30 of 40 Hotels in Kalkan
Reviewed 24 September 2013

We stayed in the Sevgi Hotel for 1 night at the end of our 2week holiday in Kalkan as we had to leave our Villa in the morning and our flight was not until the early hours of the following morning. What a brilliant little place! It was ONLY £37 a night for b& b. having read some of the previous reviews, I really don't understand what people expect at that price. The staff were so wonderful, friendly and welcoming. Yes the room was basic, but it was clean and air conditioned. Unfortunately, we didn't have the chance to sample breakfast which I'm sure would have been lovely. It is very unfair to judge this lovely little family run hotel against a 5 star standard, that is not what they are offering and believe me you would pay a whole lot more in the larger hotels. But if you are looking for a very cheap, clean and friendly hotel you won't go wrong. If you are at all reasonable in your expectations you will not be disappointed. I would not hesitate to recommend it as a lovely (basic) little hotel in Kalkan. A brilliant choice if you are on a budget or for a short stay.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

I have just returned from having spent a really enjoyable holiday in Kalkan with my husband and two daughters. Unfortunately, the only blip was our hotel, the Sevgi. Having read reports on Tripadvisor , some of which said the hotel was basic I went ahead and booked as we don’t mind basic where the room is concerned. The rooms were fine. They were cleaned every day, towels and bedding were replaced, (we managed to avert our eyes from the mould in the shower) so one of the points I have awarded is for this.
The problem for us was the lack of any sort of holiday atmosphere. The family who ran the hotel were polite enough but spent their days sitting around the shabby reception area playing computer games and watching Turkish TV. The bar, which looked so pretty on the pictures was never open, in fact it was about an inch thick in dust. The pool area was always deserted, which I suppose would suit some people, but we like a place with atmosphere- this place had none.
On our fifth day we got chatting to the owner of another hotel whilst drinking in the bar there and he offered us his villa for the rest of our stay in Kalkan. We returned to the Sevgi and asked for an early checkout, not knowing if this were possible but were delighted when the young man on reception told us this would be fine and that we could check out next morning. We arrived in reception the following morning with our cases packed to be told by the girl there that it was not possible and that the young man had not understood what we were asking. We were really annoyed but realising there was nothing we could do about it we returned to our rooms and unpacked.
To be fair to the Sevgi they did make a little bit more of an effort with us after this. The young man was made to apologise to us and on our final day they let us keep our rooms until 7pm when the taxi came to pick us up- for this they get another point!
We tried not to let our stay at the Sevgi spoil our holiday. It didn’t and we have got lots of happy memories of our time in Kalkan and will certainly return. Only next time it will be to stay in one of the lovely hotels, whose bars and pools the welcoming staff were happy for us to use.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

Stayed here for just one night as passing through on a self-drive holiday. A little gem of a place - not a 5 star hotel, but so warm and welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. This is a family run place, and we were made to feel so welcome by everyone, they even shared some home-cooked food they were having themselves as we came back from dinner in town, made effort to converse but at the same time ensured privacy and wanted to make sure we relax and have holiday, they spoke excellent English and nothing was too much trouble.

We stayed as a couple, I saw there were families with children but we didnt hear any noise throughout the night, it was very peaceful in our rooms.

Pool area was lovely, with a nice bar in the corner and beautiful bougainvillea adding lots of colour. Breakfast on the rooftop terrace was quite simply million dollar views, again nothing too much trouble. Rooms were very clean and fresh looking, lovely little balcony again with ocean views - tiny but lovely. A walk into the main seafront restaurant area is just 5 mins, very steep but not a problem for us.

I wish we had longer to stay here, don't expect 5 star hotel kind of accom, but this is a very lovely place made even nicer by the family running it.

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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

This is a small family run hotel & we were made to feel very welcome, we stayed here for one night on our return from Antalya to our villa. The pool is excellent, very clean & warm with a lovely bar area. The views from the roof terrace were spectacular, you have breakfast up here which is simple but excellent, make sure you have an omelette!!! The beds are very comfy, the showers very hot with plenty of water, it is ideally situated to walk down into Kalkan

Room Tip: Some rooms just have double beds in, but other have a double & a single. The have more space.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

We used the Sevgi as a base before going to our villa. Great location, terrific views, friendly staff, clean but basic rooms. I thought the pricing was good value and would definitely recommend it. The views from the terrace were excellent. The pool was a good size for a family hotel.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Thank David G
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Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

Its a small family run hotel and they make sure you feel welcome! Very clean and fresh towels and bedding everyday! Make sure you have Erdi's omelette for breakfast while enjoying waking up to view on the roof top!

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Thank YSerdar
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Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

We stayed here in July and when first arrived it appeared to be a nice family run hotel ( not sure hotel really) , the staff were helpful but language was a problem . We went for a drink at the pool and asked for vodka and tonic , he then disappeared for 10 mins and then arrived back with bottle vodka In supermarket bag. Next morning we went to breakfast (very basic) the view was stunning , we had to ask for some orange juice as no cold drinks (we got charged for this at end of holiday) I felt juice should be included as some people don t drink tea/coffee. The hotel was very good location close to town and rooms ,although basic , were clean. The pool area was lovely and we were lucky to have it all to ourselves. I think this hotel (with a few changes and additions) could be fantastic.
I would stay here again , but my daughter would love to be able to get ice creams/lollipops , so please start selling them.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Thank Ali-Paul-Sasha
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Additional Information about Sevgi Hotel

Address: Mentese Mah. Gul Sok. No 20, Kalkan, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Turkish Mediterranean Coast > Antalya Province > Kalkan
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #30 of 40 Hotels in Kalkan
Price Range: £33 - £49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Sevgi Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 18
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