Gamirasu Cave Hotel is an exquisitely restored 30 room, troglodyte cave house in Ayvali Village near Urgup in the heart of Cappadocia, Turkey. The hotel is located in a restored thousand-year-old Byzantine monastic retreat that offers modern conveniences without distracting from the spiritual feeling of the area, which has been known to be inhabited for more than five thousand years. Gamirasu Cave Hotel is featured in major international travel guides as one of the best cave hotels of Cappadocia.
These comfortable Standard Rooms are carved in a cave or built using volcanic traditional stone with vaulted ceilings. These rooms are equipped with a double or two twin beds, private bathroom with a shower, telephone, hairdryer, and central heating.
The Deluxe Rooms are a larger size cave with vaulted ceilings and a better view of the valley. They feature a sitting corner called "sedir" and is designed with kilims and carpets of Cappadocia. These rooms are equipped with a private bathroom with a shower, telephone, hairdryer, central heating, internet connection, and a music player.
Cave Suites are one of the largest cave rooms in the hotel with a view of the Rose garden. They feature a sitting corner called "sedir" and is designed with kilims and carpets of Cappadocia. They are equipped with a king size bed, private modern bathroom with spray or bathtub Jacuzzi as well as a shower, bathrobe and towel set, telephone, hairdryer, LCD TV, mini-bar, wireless internet connection, music player, kettle, and central heating.
The Superior Suite is one of the most romantic rooms in the hotel. They are modern and traditional in design, very spacious with a fireplace for romantic Cappadocian nights, and a balcony to enjoy the sunset. The Suite has bathroom with a Jacuzzi and fireplace. The terrace faces caves where you may be able to see an ancient abandoned cave village. They are equipped a bathrobe and towel set, telephone, hairdryer, LCD TV, mini-bar, wireless internet connection, music player, kettle, and central heating.
In the hotel kitchen, organically produced food is used. The chef presents the typical Cappadocian style of dinner with six Turkish dishes. Breakfast is presented as an open buffet style where you can find home-made jams, locally dried apricots, pure village honey, and cream straight from the owner’s cow. Dinner is served as six dishes. The first serving is the soup of the day. One hot and one cold appetizer follow as a starter. Salad comes with the main course and the serving ends with dessert. The hotel menu is different every day of the month, enriched with vegetarian varieties.