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“Close and Charming”
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Elysee Cave House
Ranked #2 of 74 Goreme B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Adana, Turkey
Level 6 Contributor
234 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
“Close and Charming”
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Stayed at Elyse Cave hotel for one night with a group of ladies in the Honey-moon suite. Comical that a honey-moon suite is adorned with three separate full size beds. But it makes this room great for families, and I plan on coming back and reserving this room for just that reason! The hotel has great local characteristics. When you arrive you enter through an arched doorway, Inside the rooms the walls are carved out to have arches, fireplaces, and other small details unique to cave hotels. Staying in any room here includes a traditional Turkish breakfast. We only delt with one person on the stagg but they were friendly and spoke english well. The hotel is located right up the street from the main central road of Goreme, only a couple minuets walk to the shopping centers and restaurants. While we were there it seemed like they were building or renovating a separate wing of the hotel which looks amazing! I’m hoping when we go back this area will be finished, but not cause an increase of the price, -because as of now this hotel seems to be the best deal if you want to stay with in Goreme. I did not see a pool here, but my friend said she saw one that belonged to the hotel?

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 January 2013

This little inn is a terrific place to stay while in Goreme, Cappadocia region. Our family of 4 stayed in the "Honeymoon" suite, which is supposed to be renamed "Family" , as it offers a flexible arrangement of beds, suitable up to 6 people. The room is finished in a popular local "cavelike" style, with textured walls and detail. There's also a fireplace, large bathroom and balcony. As noted by others, Deniz, the manager is a most helpful with his knowledge, having lived in the area most of his life. In addition to his subtle humour, a restaurant recommendation he made, led to some special attention once we mentioned his name. The rooftop setting was nice and bright for the included, traditional breakfast, buffet style.

Élysee Pension is well located, a 5 minute walk to the centre of town. Note that Goreme is probably the best town to stay in the Cappadocia area, being central to many attractions and with numerous tourist amenities. Highly recommended and a very good value.

Room Tip: For families with kids, the Honeymoon suite is perfect.
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
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atlanta
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Reviewed 23 December 2012

Hi, I can not say enough about this place. The first impression when I entered the hotel was "wow". It actually gives you the true feeling of cave houses with all the modern facilities. If you like the architect of the buildings, you would love this place. Most of all, the manager, Deniz. He is the most helpful person I have ever seen. On the first night, he walked with us to take us to the best restaurant in town, so we don't get lost. Then my husband had to go to the emergency hospital, he not only told us the directions, he went with us. it was 30 minutes long ride. He translated everything for our convienience. He stayed with us the whole way, like a family. can not thank him enough. He WILL make you feel home. Loved our stay there.

Room Tip: We had the Honeymoon room. which accommodated 4 adults and 2 kids. great room with beautiful view
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 November 2012

The Pension and the staff had plenty of character and lots of charm. The room we had was spacious and very clean. We had a good view of the balloons in the morning, and the rooftop breakfast was fresh and tasty. Deniz was helpful and accommodating. We loved our stay, and would stay again.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with friends
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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 19 November 2012

We stayed for 4 nights in a standard four person room at Elysee Pansion. The room was extremely spacious and comfortable, (even had a random extra bed). Also, heating in the room and hot water pressure was excellent and the bathroom was huge! The room was nicely partitioned into 2 single beds in the front and a king bed in the back so that everyone had some privacy. The upstairs common use room was also extremely comfy, with free flow tea and coffee and a fireplace.

Deniz, the manager was extremely helpful, giving us information about the regions, providing directions and helping us make bookings for tours, shuttles etc. Even when we checked out he made sure we were still comfortable by letting us use an unoccupied room to keep our luggages and take a shower before our flight.

Also, the location of the hotel is excellent, close to the city center and all attractions.

Overall, an excellent stay and I would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking to go to Cappadocia!

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with friends
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alberta
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Reviewed 18 November 2012

Very pleasant experience staying here with our Intrepid guide and group. Rooms were ready when we arrived, Denis was very accomodating, our door lock was broken on check in but he fixed it right away while we all went out. Denis was very helpful with information and whenever we went into the dining area with bottle of wine or just to hang out, he always lit a fire for us, so appreciated. Would definately reccomend this Pension.

Room Tip: Rooms overlooking town have better view.
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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Paris, France
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Reviewed 9 November 2012

Perfect location, warm welcoming, beautiful terrasse where breakfast is served, comfortable rooms, and best hairdryer i have ever used in an hotel. Fantastic bathroom with big shower, very good stay !

  • Stayed November 2012
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Property: Elysee Cave House
Address: Orta Mah. Mizrak Sok. No:18, Goreme 50180, Turkey
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Region: Turkey > Cappadocia > Goreme
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 74 B&Bs / Inns in Goreme
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elysee Belvedere Hotel is a beautifully restored farmhouse carved from the ancient rock and local stones. A tranquil rose garden shaded by old pear trees, and a 300 degree panorama terrace are just a few of the many things to discover in our hotel. We have welcomed travelers for many years from all over the world. At Elysee Belvedere Hotel, hospitality is not merely a word. You will feel a part of the relaxed family atmosphere, where no request is too big and no detail too small. Just ask! All of our rooms are fully heated, and have shower and toilet facilities. We have 18 en-suite rooms. Many of the rooms offer a spectacular panorama of the fairy chimneys and surrounding valleys. You can choose if you want to stay "B&B" or you can also have dinner here. Our new restaurant "Belvedere Restaurant", located on the top terrace of our hotel is an extension of our passion for cooking, for Turkish Cuisine, and for our love of hospitality. Of course, we are always at your service if you need information about the region, and we will be happy to help you in any way we can. We also offer various adventure trips in Cappadocia, such as Hot Air Ballooning, Turkish Nights and Whirling Dervishes ceremonies, so that your stay will be unforgettable. ... more   less 
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