8 Best Cave Hotels In Ürgüp, Turkey - Updated 2024

Kanika
Kanika 
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Ürgüp, located in central Anatolia, is a fancy tourist destination with a rustic appeal. With its old houses and rural vibe, the town is the heart of the Cappadocia region’s bustling tourism. Known for its cave-room boutique hotels, many travellers visit the area to explore Turkey’s old-world charm. You can visit its historic Hamam (Turkish baths) or explore Temenni Tepeshi, a looming ledge over the town centre, for its stunning sunsets. It is also the place for people looking to experience the famous hot air balloon flight that gives you a bird’s eye view of the valley below. Take a walk along the narrow lanes of the old town where you can view the sepia-toned houses and numerous mosques. If you are planning a vacation in Cappadocia, don’t forget to experience the best cave hotels in Ürgüp, 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. Yunak Evleri Cappadocia (from USD 266)

Yunak Evleri Cappadocia is a famous cave hotel carved into a mountain cliff and located in Cappadocia’s Ürgüp. Created out of a 19th-century Greek mansion, its oldest room dates back to the 5th century. Some rooms also offer attached balconies to give you a stunning view of the valley. All the rooms at the property are designed with hardwood floors and traditionally handcrafted carpets.

Guests can use the on-site library or enjoy some classical music from a large collection of jazz. There are many hidden churches and places of interest near the hotel. Don’t hesitate to contact the staff for local sightseeing recommendations.

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This luxury cave hotel is ideal for those looking for a blend of historical atmosphere and cozy comforts. I especially enjoyed the mesmerizing view of the surrounding mountains and old-world architecture from its terrace.
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Yunak Evleri Cappadocia

9.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Yunak Mahallesi
4.38 km (2.8 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

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

2. Kayakapi Premium Caves Cappadocia (from USD 487)

Kayakapi Premium Caves Cappadocia is a cavernous hotel set in historical caves. All its suites offer stunning views and floor heating, among other amenities. The on-site Maide Restaurant has a fine assortment of international and local cuisines that you can sample for breakfast. For extra relaxation, you can check out Kayakapi Spa which is located right next to the swimming pool at Davut Agha Mansion.

Major sightseeing options are also available, such as Goreme National Park and Avanos town centre. Activities like horse riding, hiking, cycling and walking tours can be arranged at the hotel.

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Kayakapi Premium Caves Cappadocia

9.5 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Kayakapi Mah. Kuscular Sok. No:43
3.98 km (2.5 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

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3. Museum Hotel (from USD 1626)

Museum Hotel is located in the Uchisar area and has been made by restoring the historic ruins. Awarded for its authentic museum experience and designed with original antiques littered around the hotel complex, guests are instantly awed by the aesthetic appeal of this property. Relax in its heated outdoor pool and enjoy the panoramic views of the valley. You can also request a room with free wine taps to get an unlimited supply of delicious wine throughout your stay. These stone units are pet-friendly and come equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, minibars, etc.

What’s more? All the cuisine in the hotel is prepared with fresh produce grown in its own garden. Don’t forget to sample its signature Cappadocian dishes at the on-site restaurant.

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Museum Hotel

9.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Tekeli Mah. No:1
5.4 km (3.4 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

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

4. Elika Cave Suites & Spa (from USD 124)

Elika Cave Suites & Spa is a gorgeous property in Ürgüp, Turkey. Restored from historic caves, all the rooms here provide stunning views of Cappadocia and its hot air balloon-filled sky. But don’t be fooled by its ‘historic’ label. Guests get all the modern amenities in their rooms, such as an HD LED TV, floor heating and a Nespresso machine.

Be sure to sample the local breakfast at the hotel’s onsite restaurant featuring regional and international cuisines. You can also visit famous attractions, such as Goreme Open-Air Museum, which is a short distance from the property.

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Elika Cave Suites & Spa

8.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Ulus Meydani Kaledibi Sk. No:17 Ortahisar
3.13 km (2.0 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Terrace

5. Terra Cave Hotel (from USD 131)

Do you fancy a stay in an ancient rock dwelling? If the answer is yes, you need to check out Terra Cave Hotel. It has been recently renovated which gives its guests the rare opportunity to sleep in rustic yet modern rooms carved from 19th-century rocks. This romantic accommodation includes a fireplace, walk-in showers and a seating area.

Guests can rent a bike to explore central Göreme which is only a short distance away. You must also visit Goreme Open-Air Museum. Check with the hotel staff to book hot balloon air rides.

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Terra Cave Hotel

9.5 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Aydinli Mahallesi Aydinli Sokak No:24
3.45 km (2.2 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out

6. Kelebek Special Cave Hotel & Spa (from USD 555)

This cave hotel is a must-visit for anyone who wants to enjoy modern comforts in an old-world setting. The property’s on-site Turkish bath and outdoor swimming pool have been drawing travellers from all parts of the world. Located in the heart of Goreme town, this hotel offers cave rooms with stone arches decorated with handmade textiles. All the rooms are fitted with satellite TVs and air conditioning. Sample the local Cappadocian cuisine with some local wine at the hotel’s restaurant.

If you want to rejuvenate, be sure to check out the hotel’s sauna. You can also book a massage from one of the expert masseurs. Nearest attractions include Goreme Open-Air Museum, located at a distance of 2.3 km (1.4 mi) from the property.

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Kelebek Special Cave Hotel & Spa

9.4 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Aydinli Mah. Yavuz Sok. No:1 Goreme
3.52 km (2.2 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

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

7. Cappadocia Cave Suites (from USD 305)

Cappadocia Cave Suites offer cosy and warm cave rooms located centrally in the town of Goreme. You can enjoy a wide range of handmade products for breakfast or sample local dishes at Historia Restaurant. Join one of the many sightseeing tours organized by the hotel for individual tourists or groups. You must also check out the whirling dervish shows, Turkish nights and horseback riding.

All the rooms are natural caves and some of them have balconies. On a clear day, you can view the Cappadocian sky dotted with balloons.

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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

8. Artemis Cave Suites & Spa- Adults Only (from USD 520)

Artemis Cave Suites & Spa- Adults Only is located in the heart of Goreme. The hotel offers the most stunning views of the city from its terrace. It is the perfect place for travellers who are looking to immerse themselves in the tranquillity of nature.

The hotel has been recently renovated and offers 28 suites that are equipped with all the necessary amenities. If you want to enjoy some local cuisines, there are plenty of options close to the property.

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Artemis Cave Suites & Spa- Adults Only

9.5 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: İsa Gaferli Mah. Aydınkırağı Sk. No:22 Göreme Nevsehir
3.11 km (2.0 mi) from Goreme Historical National Park

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

Explore the cave hotels of Ürgüp, Turkey

The historic town of Ürgüp is famous for not just its hot air balloon ride but also its many cave hotels. Its pleasant rock-carved dwellings have been attracting tourists for decades. Located in the wine-producing region of the country, you can sample its many cellars that offer you the finest selection of wine. Want to make your trip extra special? Book from one of these cave hotels in Ürgüp, Turkey, for a memorable holiday.

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.

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Kanika Gupta, from New Delhi, India, is a passionate traveler driven by a quest for knowledge about the world. An avid reader, when not on the road, she immerses herself in books to expand her...Read more

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