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7 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Gocek, Mugla Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

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Ged S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Best relaxing escape”
Reviewed 3 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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Like all the other reviewers here we had a fantastic time in this amazing place. If you like seclusion, peace, and relaxation then this is the place. Susan and Chris are great hosts and so helpful (they even made us sandwiches for the plane home as Dalaman airport is a rip off!)
Susan is a fab cook for evening meals, with class wine too, and the breakfasts are fresh, healthy and as filling as you want.
We felt so relaxed there that we cancelled our plans to make trips out as we couldn't tear ourselves away from our busy lifestyle, such as reading by the pool, or lounging in the sun with everything you want to hand including good organic wine at good prices.
Everything about this place oozes class and quality, from the furniture to the food, from the beds to the eating areas and the spectacular views. All this and hot sun right into November. Perfect.

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Travelling group: Couples
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DaveLoves...
Llangernyw, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“Believe the hype”
Reviewed 30 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

If you read all of the previous reviews of the Escape then you may think it cant be true, well it really is. My wife Jan and I have just spent a week celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary at the Escape and truly could not have spent it in a better place! I wont go on and repeat every thing that has been said before about the excellent hospitality, food and the fabulous setting. Instead I have made a list of the thing that could have been better, are you ready?
It rained one day, we missed the turning once, sparkling wine is expensive in Turkey, and worst of all Southampton scored in the last minute against Manchester United!
Thanks Susan and Chris for making our stay so special.

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Loraine S
Workington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Missing Escaping!!”
Reviewed 23 October 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We have reviewed this previously as a couple in July 13 as we were so impressed and had fully intended to return in September/ October, but circumstances prevented our trip...We are now looking forward to returning early next year!! We have recommended to many people and some have been and loved it as much as us!! We have been going to Turkey for many years and love the place and the people and this was an Ideal place for us to stay, very relaxing and pampered!! We could visit our friends and return back to the Escape!!
Susan and Chris were so helpful and nothing at all was any trouble!
Wonderful!!

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NickyN101...
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Fabulous, friendly and unique experience”
Reviewed 22 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We had read the reviews about The Escape so were not surprised to arrive to a beautiful room and a very warm welcome from Susan and Chris. Our whole stay (2 nights) was quite unlike any hotel we have ever stayed in before, it was like being in our own private villa with Susan and Chris making sure we had everything we wanted. The pool was beautiful and clean and often we had the pool area to ourselves despite the hotel being busy. Susan's cooking was excellent and all very good value. A lovely, kind, caring couple who work very hard to ensure their guests are looked after to an extremely high standard, nothing is to much trouble. Peace and quiet and relaxation int he most amazing setting you could not ask for more. We hope to return next year.

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CarlisleH...
Carlisle
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5 reviews
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“"Soul Soothing"”
Reviewed 21 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

It is difficult to write anything about this hotel that has not been written before. My husband and I stayed there in early October for 10 days and had possibly the best hotel experience we have ever had.
Chris and Susan are the perfect hosts, although we were sad to leave we were comforted by thought of our return, which will be the only time that we have returned to the same hotel, and area of the world twice. Thank you both for a wonderful stay, we look forward to meeting again.

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53colin
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
“Home from home (but better)”
Reviewed 19 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

I arrived at The escape for the first time not quite knowing what to expect. The location is tranquil enough to escape from the stress of city life, but close enough to Gocek and other locations for the independent traveller. The hotel is situated in rural Turkey where glimpses of the life of the locals can be seen in the simple terraced farms adjoining the property. This was never intrusive and added to the character of the escape.

Chris and Susan can not do enough to make everyone to feel at home and encourage guests to get to know each other, should they so wish.We met a fantastic group of people and had a great time.

Breakfast is just right to set you up for the day and Susan arranges Supper Evenings if required (her food was some of the best that I had in Turkey). We attended a boat trip that they had arranged and had a great time.

We were sad to be leaving and are already planning our next trip.

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Jules379
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
“Great 'Escape to the sun'”
Reviewed 18 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Our first time at The Escape and we were delighted with the whole experience. Susan and Chris go out of their way to ensure that all guest are well looked after at all times. The pool is within a few steps from your room so an early morning swim starts the day of to a refreshing start. Breakfast is help your self to all the fresh fruit, toast, fruit juice and cereals and eggs cooked to order at your request. Local porridge was particularly good and again on request.
Due to its location a car is necessary for getting around the area but Susan offered transport to local areas if she was visiting herself and was happy to take guests and arrange pick up.
The all adult environment made for a truely relaxing time around the pool and sitting with other guests in the evening for a chat gave opportunities to meet some lovely people of similar ages. The last evening was a music evening with Chris and Susan singing and guests had an opportunity to join in but not made to feel that they had too which was a relief for me but my husband enjoyed singing a couple of songs with them.
All in all it really was a brilliant place to get away and relax.

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