In the blogosphere, the image of Gamirasu Cave Hotel has been well documented for its uniqueness. But what’s it is really like? And how does it feel to live like a caveman, albeit only for a brief stay? Located in Cappadocia area of Turkey, that’s renowned for its martian-like setting of cave dwellings, Gamirasu Cave Hotel started life in 1999 and sits in a beautifully restored Byzantine monastic retreat in Ayvali Village – an area that supposedly has been inhabitated for over 5,000 years!
The hotel is a combination of seven old houses with eighteen rooms – nine standard double, four deluxe rooms, two Cave Suites, two Family Suites and one Superior Suite. Some of the rooms were actually monk cells, used by Christian monks until recently. This astonishing rooms and suites are equipped with all the modern facilities offering a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere.
This extraordinary hotel also features an excellent restaurant, serving delicious Turkish specialties, and a free wireless Internet access.