Travel Blogs from Pamukkale
I woke up early and read Ephesians from our rooftop once again, savoring the geographic connection to Paul's letter. Tara got up a little after me in time for breakfast on the roof. We were picked up for our bus ride and tour to Pamukkale, the modern town located just below the ancient city of Hierapolis. Tara and I enjoyed talking to a couple g...
Acabei dormindo tarde (para variar), bem desapontada, pois não consegui terminar meu blog por conta da internet. O sinal estava muito fraco e não consegui fazer o download das fotos para poder terminar e mandar. Acordamos e descemos para tomar café. Quando estávamos terminando, o casal de BH estava saindo para seguir viagem. Pararam e trocamos a...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Venus Hotel Pamukkale
A charming little place
Once we accepted that the hotel options are limited in this part of Turkey, we went to the Venus and were quite pleased. These are modest accommodations but the rooms are clean and cheery, the people are great, and the food is terrific. I think all of the rooms have balconies--great for sitting out at the end of the evening.
We ate in the courtyard and it was lovely. I would go back again just to eat the incredible dolmas-which mom makes with a zucchini rather than vine leaves but they tasted about 1000 times better than any zucchini I've ever had. Absolutely delicious. The people who run the place are so friendly.
Hierapolis is such a wonderful archaeological site that you do not want to miss it and it makes sense to stay nearby and then drive to Aphrodisias, another great site, the next day. We made the mistake of starting at the south end of Hierapolis. The north entrance is better but if you drive in all the way and park by the pool and the museum you could miss a whole lot. We parked farther out on the north side and walked in and we were able to enjoy the spectacular collection of sarcophagi.
A good choice
We were recommended this hotel by the pension we stayed at in Selcuk and everything they told us about Venus was true - we could not find any faults in the standard and quality of the food and rooms. We will definitely stay there again when we come back to Turkey next year.
Everyone at Venus Hotel were very nice and very helpful. The food was tasty. Nice heated and clean room with hot water. We enjoyed or stay a lot.
Venus Hotel - night of March 30, 2006
Ibrahim and Karen are wonderful hosts. Not only will they make your stay comfortable, but will help you with hotel reservations at your next destination, etc.
Would we return there? Absolutely.
Donald & Helene Pearson
Calgary, AB Canada
Hooray for hot water
My friends and I travelled to Turkey for the solar eclipse, but also to see this wonderful country. Travelling in March can be good because the crowds are smaller - (except around the eclipse areas!) but that also means that not all the hotels in Turkey are fully set up for the cooler weather. We were so glad when we got to this hotel to find heating in our rooms - and most important, 24 hour hot water!!!! I'm sure other people who've been to Turkey around this time would agree with me how important this is with the cold nights and mornings. Thankyou to the owners of Venus Hotel for making us feel so welcome.
Thankyou Trip Advisor!
I just want to say thankyou to Trip Advisor and all the people who have sent the reviews about this hotel. Normally I am hesitant to follow reviews, but I took the advice of these people and stayed at this hotel - and they were so right especially about the food!!! And I was lucky enough to stay in the newly renovated rooms there - the 2 nights I stayed were the most comfortable of my entire trip to Turkey.
The best food we had in turkey.
We were so happy to get to Venus hotel in Pammukale when travelling in Turkey. The hotel we stayed at the night before was not good at all, but at Venus the food was superb - the best we tasted in Turkey and the beds so comfortable, we were grateful to have a good nights sleep. Thankyou to the kind hosts who made our stay fantastic - we will tell all our friends!
We loved it here. The food, oh yeh. And the pool - just what you need after a day of exploring. Highly recommended, what more can we say! Oh, the hospitality is great!
Stay at Venus!
Of all the hotels and pensions to chose from in Pamukkale, I'm glad I chose Venus. The amazing home cooked food was the best I tasted in Turkey by far and the friendly staff and owners were more than helpful with any information I needed for the rest of my trip. It was definitely worth staying more than one night and using it as my base while I explored this area of Turkey.
Great Place to stay
My girlfriend and I stayed at the Venus Hotel in Pamukkale in Turkey.Be warned when you get off bus that you will be hassled for places to stay.Competition is fierce.However if you want a quiet place to stay with excellent home cooked food,a clean hotel with swimming pool and friendly service---then this is the place for you.Tell them that Justin (south african) and natalie (australian) told you.