13 Amazing Cave Hotels In Turkey - Updated 2024

Sherryl
Sherryl  
Contributing Writer
Updated
| 6 min read

Why stay in a normal hotel when you can stay in a cave hotel? In the Cappadocia region of Turkey, Goreme and Urgup are two of the most popular towns that offer these unique accommodations. Entire villages, consisting of homes, shops, places of religious worship as well as wineries, are carved and built underground or inside caves. While those looking to enjoy the pristine coast of this country can visit the Turkish resort city of Antalya where some of the best beach resorts in Turkey are nestled. For those looking to expand their knowledge about Turkey, check out the Open Air Museum in East Goreme or explore Kaymakli and Derinkuyu to learn more about the cave houses and underground villages. Elevate the experience of your vacation and read on for the list of cave hotels in Turkey.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Hera Cave Suites (from USD 256)

If you are looking to stay in Goreme, do consider Hera Cave Suites. On the property, you will find a bar, a well-maintained garden, a lounge as well as complimentary WiFi throughout the premises. A stay in these suites is an experience that is much the same as a stay in one of the holiday villas in Turkey.

There is an ATM, currency exchange facilities as well as a front desk that runs around the clock, for your convenience. The rooms are well equipped and all essentials will be provided for your comfort and convenience.

Stayed at this property?

Hera Cave Suites

9.4 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Uzun Dere Caddesi no:23 Göreme Kasabası
3.56 km (2.3 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

2. Turkish Cave House (from USD 96)

If you have furry friends that you would like to bring along on your vacation in Turkey, this cave hotel is the right place. Turkish Cave House is a pet-friendly accommodation located in Urgup. The rooms come with an electric kettle, telephone, a lounge as well as a private bathroom that comes with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Enjoy modern amenities and drink a cup of complimentary coffee or tea in the comfort of your room.

Stayed at this property?

Turkish Cave House

9.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: MİZANOĞLU ALİ BEY SOK. ESKİ MAH. NO:9 ORTAHİSAR / ÜRGÜP
3.42 km (2.2 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

3. Stone House Cave Hotel (from USD 181)

Here you have an ancient building that has been carefully renovated to provide authentic Turkish rooms with modern comfort and facilities. Stone House Cave Hotel features Ottoman architecture and a beautiful courtyard and terrace. Dine at the restaurant in Stone House Cave Hotel which has a lovely setting and features a carved wooden ceiling. You will be given complimentary apple tea and herbal tea. If you are looking to fill your itinerary, you’ll be pleased to know that Goreme Open Air Museum is only a 20-minute walk away. The staff of the hotel is always ready to help you book tours of Cappadocia.

Stayed at this property?

Stone House Cave Hotel

8.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Iceridere Cad.
3.31 km (2.1 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

4. Takaev Cave Hotel (from USD 174)

Takaev Cave Hotel can be found on the hills by Uchisar Castle in Goreme National Park. The rooms are comfortable and furnished using local Turkish artifacts. Look forward to having your meals on the outdoor terrace, where there is a stunning view of the city. Free WiFi is available throughout the grounds of the hotel. If you are looking for a guided walking tour, just reach out to the staff and they will readily help you book excursions and hiking trips to Pigeon Valley and Love Valley.

Stayed at this property?

Takaev Cave House

9.5 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Goreme Cd No 57 Karsisi Uchisar
5.49 km (3.5 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Turkey Tour Guide

Rose TheGuide

Rose The Guide

Professional Tour / Travel Guide and Photographer Certified by Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture and Tourism. I am a knowledgeable and motivated individual with years of experience in organizing group tours in several areas; have the ability to motivate different sets of audience; have the ability to communicate effectively and possess high degree of energy and enthusiasm.

5. Cappadocia Cave Suites (from USD 305)

Adventurous travelers who wish to experience something a little more different than another five-star hotel will surely have a grand time at a cave hotel. Cappadocia’s best known for its hot air balloons and historic structures and Cappadocia Cave Suites is a hotel to come discover.

Stay at a lux cave hotel that boasts eccentric and bohemian interiors, complete with a comfortable king bed, private functional bathroom with toiletries, and access to the terrace where guests can bask at the beauty of the valley. There’s also an in-house restaurant, The Historia Restaurant, and a cafe, the Sunset Cafe where guests can wine and dine while waiting for the stunning hot air balloon show by sunset.

Stayed at this property?

Cappadocia Cave Suites

8.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Gafferli Mah. Ünlü Sok. No: 19
3.07 km (2.0 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

6. Hidden Cave Hotel (from USD 149)

Another famed boutique hotel with a twist is the Hidden Cave Hotel located in the heart of Goreme. The Hidden Cave Hotel boasts traditional architecture with well-preserved stone walls. This hidden gem is a great option for those who wish to stay somewhere new and out of the usual hotel or Airbnb.

This cave hotel features tastefully designed rooms with rustic bohemian touches, along with all the necessary amenities, from a comfy bed to a functional bathroom, everything you may need can be found here. Guests also have access to the wifi, 24-hour front desk service, airport transfers, and pickups sightseeing tours, and hot air balloon rides to name a few customizable activities.

Stayed at this property?

Hidden Cave Hotel

9.3 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Isali Mah. Kazım Eren Sok. No:9
3.33 km (2.1 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

7. Oda Cave House (from USD 171)

4 Oda Cave House is a family operated establishment, intending to provide travelers with a home-away-from-home atmosphere. The hotel provides a sumptuous breakfast every morning and it can be enjoyed on the terrace. Feast on local cheeses, jams, pastries, and down a cup of Turkish tea or coffee. Located in the historic town of Urgup, this hotel has been built within caves and rock formations and boasts of spacious terraces that give you a fantastic view of the valley. The rooms come with high ceilings and are decorated with handmade antiques, ceramics, and mosaics. Be rest assured that modern amenities such as TVs and free Wi-Fi will be available.

Stayed at this property?

4 Oda Cave House - Special Class

9.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Esbelli Mah. Esbelli Sok. No 46
3.92 km (2.5 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden

8. Canyon Cave Hotel (former Courtyard Cave Hotel) (from USD 195)

Canyon Cave Hotel is the perfect accommodation for you if you are heading to the village of Urgup. There is not one but three terraces on the premises and each of them will give you a panoramic view of the city. Your room, beautifully decorated with traditional Turkish furnishing, will come with everything you could need for a wonderful vacation. The bathrooms available are luxurious, with complimentary olive oil scented products, and some even come with a spa bath. Lounge in the peaceful garden and courtyard while enjoying your breakfast, if you would like some fresh air every morning. In the afternoon, head to the Mt. Erciyes Bar, located on the rooftop and have a drink or two. The bar serves local wines, beer as well as an assortment of spirits.

Stayed at this property?

Canyon Cave Hotel

9.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Dereler Mah. Sair Mahfi Baba 3 Sok. No 9
4.28 km (2.7 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

9. Cappadocia Abras Cave Hotel (from USD 127)

The highlight of Cappadocia Abrasj Cave Hotel is that it includes a historical chapel, for it was built on what was once a seminary. This hotel dates back to 600 years ago and each of the cave rooms come with a garden and a private terrace. WiFi and TV are available for guests and traditional breakfast prepared from local products, sourced from the village, is provided daily.

Stayed at this property?

Cappadocia Abras Cave Hotel

9.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Karagandere Mahallesi Sucuoglu-2 Sokak. No:9 Urgup
4.65 km (2.9 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace

10. Dreams Cave Hotel

Decked with well-maintained stone walls and brick architecture, along with elegant interiors, the Dreams Cave Hotel is definitely a place to check out when planning a trip to Cappadocia. Close to the rock formations of the rustic city, this hotel offers guests a unique experience with convenience and comfort in mind. Guests have access to comfortable beds and linens, clean and spacious bathrooms with stunning tile work, and of course, provided toiletries and shower essentials.

The Dreams Cave Hotel has its own in-house restaurant that will cater to guests checked in for a free complimentary breakfast experience. Guests can have a taste of authentic Turkish breakfast foods to light snacks, beautifully displayed on a buffet table. There is also a bar lounge for those who wish to end a day of exploring with a cocktail or two.

Stayed at this property?

Dreams Cave Hotel

Address: Esentepe Mah. Tahir Bey Sok. No:14 Ortahisar
3.56 km (2.3 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

11. Urgup Evi Cave Hotel (from USD 105)

Only 15 minutes’ away from the city center of Urgup, Urgup Evi Cave Hotel is built in a strategic location. The cave rooms at the hotel have walls carved out of rocks and wooden floors and the ensuite bathrooms are equipped with a shower, a toilet as well as essential toiletries and a hairdryer. There is a restaurant on the premises that serves local cuisine and you can choose to have your meals in the comfort of your room or outdoors on the terrace, where you can bask in the sun and enjoy the outstanding views of the valleys and hills.

Stayed at this property?

Urgup Evi Cave Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Esbelli mah. esbelli sok. no54
3.96 km (2.5 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

12. Cave Hotel Saksagan (from USD 120)

Cave Hotel Saksagan is a family-run hotel in Goreme that aims to provide an unparalleled experience for their travelers, whether it is a trip meant for business or leisure. The rooms have been carved from rocks and are clean and spacious. All essentials and modern amenities are provided. Look forward to having your very own barbecue with a view overlooking the city! The travel desk at the hotel organizes local tours. You can even hire a bicycle or a car for touring the area.

Stayed at this property?

Cave Hotel Saksagan

9.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Kayseri Cad. Okul Sok. No:1
3.2 km (2.0 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden

13. Travel Inn Cave Hotel (from USD 82)

In Goreme, you will find that Travel Inn Hotel atop a stone hill. As such, the terraces of the hotel offer a panoramic view of the Cappadocia valleys. You will appreciate seeing the hot air balloons across the valley every morning, as well as how the hotel features a splendid mix of ancient and modern architecture. Look forward to lounging at the restaurant and bar found en-suite.

Stayed at this property?

Travel Inn Cave Hotel

8.3 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Orta Mah. Harım Sok. No:39
3.42 km (2.2 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Enjoy staying in a historic cave hotel with modern amenities

Restored and built from caves, these hotels include that unique element that will make your stay in Turkey memorable. We hope that this list of cave hotels has been helpful in your selection of hotels to stay in Turkey!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!

In light of the February 2023 earthquake that devastated Turkey and Syria, Trip101 urges you to be apprised of the latest news if you have any plans to travel to Eastern Turkey. Other parts of the country remain open to travelers.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

History


Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our Privacy Policy for more information on how we use your data

"We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls." (Anaïs Nin)

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Turkey
x
Good things are meant to be shared!
Back to top
Visited any of these places? Click this button to activate our "Add a Tip" feature to share your experience.