Nestled in Turkey’s ancient village of Urgup, Yunak Evleri Cappadocia Hotel offers an amazing experience. What separates this hotel from many others is the fact it’s carved into a mountain cliff.
It got its name after an interesting custom. Yunak was the center of the village. This is where in the old days everybody used to socialize and come to the fountain to wash their clothes. Now, Yunak Evleri Hotel features 7 cave houses with a total capacity of 40 private rooms.
This unique resort is rich both in culture and history. The rooms date back to the 5th and 6th century. There’s also a 19th century Greek Mansion incorporated into the complex and serves as the main lobby. Each room has its own private patios that overlook the Turkish Mesa.
As for the interior, the hotel respects the local design. It’s filled with hand-crafted furnishings and antiques, cozy and intimate atmosphere. Each room is decorated differently. Some have marble floors, antique chests, old handcrafted writing desks, carpets and lighting and some are designed to be simple looking. Because the hotel features a traditional look, it doesn’t mean it’s not modern. On the contrary, it’s fully equipped with Wi-fi, DVD rooms, and TVs.
During the day, you can relax sitting on Turkish pillows or rooftop terraces in the hotel or explore Cappadocia. The evenings are reserved for chilling by the outdoor fireplace or enjoying a candlelight dinner. For the last 16 years, the hotel has hosted around 200,000 travelers.
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