Safran Cave Hotel
Travel Blogs from Goreme
Tour Day. Our hotel recommended a local tour which was 8 hours long and was well worth the expense. First main stop was the Selime Cathedral which was basically a community cut into the hillside. What is not apparent from the outside is that the openings are accessed through internal tunnels. There are 2 types of rock. The top layer is called hard …
We had a shorter drive today. The GPS did actually end up taking us to the hotel in a roundabout way. We thought we were lost but met an American living in the area gave us assistance. He operates a tourist advice business. The hotel is not quite a "Cave" hotel but is very pleasant and the manager is very helpful and speaks good English. The town ( …
... of a good time. I despise and eschew massages at the best of times, but having already unwittingly paid for mine the bath attendants were having none of my feeble protestations -whether they could understand them or no- and were proceeding with the straightforward mindset of "we're stronger than you, this is happening". By the time I made good my escape I was left sodden, eminently clean and feeling a bit raped to wander rubber-legged back to my hostel and nurse my ...
... to find out why.
The temperatures have really fluctuated here. The first 2 days, they were experiencing a heat wave. Our Guide said it was 37 C, which may have been an exaggeration, but it was HOT!. Yesterday was very comfortable and today chilly - I had goosebumps with no sleeves!
Tomorrow we're off to Antalya, a seaside town on the Turkish Riviera. For now enjoy the pictures of Goreme.
... feel comfortable. So while Rob and the rest of the group were there we went shopping! What else could we do!
Near here was a large grey stone church with carved crosses in the building. Apparently there was a tunnel from this church to the underground city that was used as an escape route. They had intricate tunnels that took the smoke from cooking away to disguise where they were hiding. There were about 3 or 4 levels in ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
Family is very pleasant and go out of their way to assist. They made arrangements for both the balloon flight and a tour. Had dinner there one evening and it was excellent. Highly recommend if you want a local feel and not a big hotel.
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