10 Best Hotels in Cappadocia: Luxury Cave Suites

Tourists looking for the best hotels in Cappadocia, Turkey, will often find themselves in of the many Cappadocia cave suites which are luxury hotels with panoramic views.

If this is your first time visiting Turkey, or Cappadocia, be sure to indulge yourself in luxury with these cave rooms carved out of rock formations that overlook the most scenic valleys in the world.

Enjoy a Turkish bath, feast on traditional Turkish food, go on one of the many hot air balloon rides, or simply relax at the hotel’s swimming pool.

Goreme national park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is perfect for those that want to have an unforgettable romantic trip in Turkey.

There are so many things to do in Cappadocia, so without further ado, these are the 10 best hotels in Cappadocia that you should consider for your trip.

10. Milat Cave Hotel

cozy balcony at the Milat Cave Hotel

Milat Cave Hotel is perhaps one of the best cave hotels in Cappadocia for those on a tighter budget. Located in Goreme, the Milat Cave Hotel boasts a beautiful restaurant that overlooks the mountains.

While not as luxurious as other cave hotels, the Milat Cave Hotel is within walking distance of the main city and the staff can arrange a bunch of off-site activities such as horse riding, cycling, hiking tours, and more.

In the morning guests can enjoy a breakfast buffet with fruits and some international dishes as well as Turkish dishes. The restaurant also serves delicious traditional Turkish cuisine that will surely be memorable for anyone who tries it.

If you are want to relax on a large terrace overlooking the mountains and do some exploring such as visiting the Goreme Open Air Museum or the town center, all whilst being on a budget, then this Cappadocia cave hotel is for you.

9. Yunak Evleri Cappadocia

Wonderful cave-like interior of Yunak Evleri Cappadocia

The Yunak Evleri cave hotel is one of the most popular cave hotels in Cappadocia. Centrally located and with a seasonal outdoor pool (closed between October and March) you can expect to have the time of your life.

This charming cave hotel was carved into the cliff and features spacious rooms with marble bathrooms as well as private balconies. The luxury hotel also has modern amenities in every cave room. The more luxurious rooms feature a stunning traditional Turkish bath and high vaulted ceilings.

Nearby you will find some popular tourist attractions such as the Cappadocia’s underground cities and hidden cavernous churches. You can access these through a private or general tour which you can book at the hotel.

Guests can also enjoy the onsite restaurant which features delicious local cuisine with a bar where you can relax and admire the beautiful Cappadocia mountains.

8. Erenbey Cave Hotel

Bathroom interior at the Erenbey Cave Hotel

When it comes to luxury cave hotels, the Erenbey Cave Hotel stands out above the crowd. The royal suites simply named King Suites cave rooms filled with luxury that will make you feel like royalty.

The hotel offers a private cave spa with a traditional Turkish bath that overlooks the rock formations in the distance. There is no indoor or outdoor pool at this hotel, but the King Suites make up for it as you are likely to be doing activities during the day. The Erenbey Cave Hotel is an excellent way to spend your honeymoon in Cappadocia!

Guests can enjoy an onsite restaurant that serves delicious locally sourced organic food with healthy breakfasts. There are also plenty of nearby activities for you to choose from such as hot air balloon rides, horseback riding, themed dinner nights, and various tours.

7. Alia Cave Hotel

Cave-like bedroom in Alia Cave Hotel

The Alia Cave Hotel is one of the best cave hotels in Cappadocia where you can spend your honeymoon.

With luxurious rooms and an onsite restaurant, this hotel provides all amenities for your dream Cappadocia vacation. The rooms feature modern amenities like free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and large bathrooms with bathtubs for that authentic Turkish experience.

At the end of the day, guests can unwind by enjoying views of Goreme from the shared terrace and enjoy the hot air balloons or unwind at an on-site spa & wellness center after a hot day exploring the surrounding area like visiting Monks Valley or Rose Valley! Alia Cave Hotel is located within walking distance to the city center so it’s ideal to take part in many activities during your stay.

This luxury hotel is perfect for honeymooners and couples looking to get away from it all. It’s among one of the best cave hotels in Cappadocia where you can enjoy luxury services.

6. Anka Cave Suites

temple-like bathroom in Anka Cave Suites

The Anka Cave Suites is a friendly luxury hotel where you will find a warm welcome from the staff and it’s among one of the best cave hotels in Cappadocia.

With a restaurant serving delicious Turkish cuisine for dinner, guests can choose to indulge in some amazing traditional dishes or try something new. The traditional Turkish breakfast is said to be superb as well!

All rooms at this hotel feature modern amenities such as air conditioning, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi & heated towel racks.

Guests can enjoy the onsite spa with various treatment options available such as massages, facials, and baths using locally sourced organic products from Anatolia. The spa also has themed nights including belly dancing classes and Turkish lessons! There are also many activities to choose from within walking distance including hot air balloon rides, waterfall hiking tours, and adventure activities.

This Cappadocia cave hotel doesn’t fail to impress, however, unlike some hotels in Goreme, the hot air balloon views are less frequent as there are fewer routes by the hotel.

5. Lunar Cappadocia Hotel

relaxing view of hot air balloons at the veranda of the Lunar Cappadocia Hotel

With a gorgeous location, the Lunar Cappadocia Hotel features spacious rooms with modern amenities.

Guests can enjoy panoramic views of Goreme and the passing by hot air balloons from their balconies or take just a short walk to explore the city center. The Lunar Cappadocia Hotel is also within walking distance of hot air balloon activities if that’s something you are interested in!

The hotel restaurant serves tasty meals including Anatolian-style breakfasts and Turkish traditional dinners. There are also some other restaurants nearby should you want to try something else. Guests can also relax at an on-site spa & wellness center where they have treatment options available such as massages, sauna baths using locally sourced organic products from Anatolia.

The staff at the Lunar Cappadocia Hotel are extremely polite and willing to help any way they can especially during your stay planning stages such as planning tours and organizing transportation.

If you’re looking to ride one of the many hot air balloons or want to see the Goreme Open Air Museum then you can’t go wrong with Lunar Cappadocia Hotel.

4. Wish Cappadocia

tables and chairs outside the Wish Cappadocia

Wish is located just a few minutes on foot from the Uchisar Castle and Pigeon Valley. Pigeon valley is great for those that love hiking and exploring the unknown. In Pigeon Valley, you’ll find stone carvings left behind, ancient caves, and carved pigeon houses.

Guests staying at Wish will enjoy sleeping in rooms with stone walls carved from rock caves. Despite only being a 2-star hotel, Wish Cappadocia’s rooms are very spacious and modern.

Compared to all the other Cappadocia hotels, the breakfast at Wish is said the be exceptional, with a huge variety of local food to choose from.

The staff is brilliant, always willing to help and try their best to accommodate your every need.

While no hot air balloons are flying around the hotel, you can always walk a few minutes to take part in the hot air balloon activities. On average it will only take around 15 to 20 minutes to walk to the center of Goreme.

3. The Rupestral House Hotel

magnificent view from the outdoor restaurant at The Rupestral House Hotel

The Rupestral House is the best cave hotel for those that want to visit Cappadocia for a romantic trip or family trip. Inside the Rupestral House are various royal suites that make you feel like you are at home, but surrounded by stone walls.

Besides the great location, which is directly next to the Uchisar Castle and the Uchisar rock fortress, the atmosphere here is what stands out. It almost feels like you are living in some kind of movie.

Guests often find themselves relaxing on the hotel’s private terrace taking in the view and eating breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

In the surrounding area, you’ll find Pigeon Valley, Uchisar Castle, the Dark Church, and 2 open-air museums (Goreme and Zelve Open Air Museum). From the terrace, you can see these landmarks clearly and even take a glimpse at some of the passing hot air balloons.

The staff at The Rupestral House Hotel are very helpful and if you ever need anything they will do their best to accommodate your wishes.

2. Seraphim Cave Hotel

relaxing outdoor's view at the Seraphim Cave Hotel during the night

The Seraphim cave hotel is a fantastic choice for those who want to be close to things but still want to sleep in a peaceful and quiet environment.

Guests will enjoy rooms covered in Ottoman hand-carved patterns and paintings with natural light provided by the holes in the stone walls.

Inside you’ll find all modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, and free wireless internet. The bathrooms are also very modern with 24/7 hot water for your convenience.

The staff at Seraphim Cave Hotel are extremely helpful and polite; they will do their best to ensure your stay in Cappadocia is both comfortable and memorable.

There’s so much natural beauty surrounding the Seraphim Cave Hotel that guests often forget to explore the surrounding areas such as Pigeon Valley and Uchisar.

The breakfast spread is quite nice and there’s a good amount of choice to ensure you start your day off right.

Seraphim Cave Hotel also offers free tea and coffee all day as well as a selection of wines to their guests. There’s no need to go looking for a local cafe or bar to get something after dinner or before bed.

The best part about Seraphim Cave Hotel is that it’s only a short walk away from the Pigeon Valley.

1. Cappadocia Museum Hotel

Magnificent hotel interior of Cappadocia Museum Hotel

The Cappadocia Museum Hotel is located less than 500m from the Uchisar Castle and features a beautiful outdoor swimming pool.

In terms of hotel rooms, the Museum Hotel is by far the best cave hotels in the region. With an extremely modern design that integrates both traditional elements with modern amenities, you will feel like royalty when staying at this establishment.

The outdoor terrace offers fantastic views towards nearby attractions such as Pigeon Valley, the Dark Church (Karanlik Kilise), and even some hot air balloons passing through.

Keep in mind that this is an adult-only hotel in Cappadocia, so children will not be allowed to stay here. The goal of this hotel is to have a relaxing and romantic time. The Cappadocia Museum Hotel is perfect for those on a honeymoon or planning to do something big and need a romantic setting.

All their guest rooms are mind-blowingly spacious with en-suite bathrooms, mini bar fridges, private terraces, free Wi-Fi access, etc. There are also different suites to choose from so take a look at the pictures of each room before making a booking.

In terms of services, what makes this hotel exceptional is the fact that they offer a free shuttle from the airport to the hotel and back again. While it’s not a private transfer, it’s still free.

This is one of the few Cappadocia hotels that provide you with everything you need in terms of location, room quality, amenities, and customer service.

That’s all for our 10 best hotels in Cappadocia. We included based hotels based on user reviews so people could find a wonderful hotel regardless of their budget.

All the listed hotels have incredibly high ratings so regardless of the place you pick, you are bound to have an unforgettable time in Cappadocia.

Planning on going somewhere else in Turkey? Why not relax at a resort in Hisaronu.

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Article by Kyle

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