10 Most Elegant and Rock Carved Cave Hotels in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is such a peculiar place located in Turkey welcoming thousands of visitors every year. More interestingly, its cave hotels are a must exploring one, under the enchanting land of Cappadocia where breath-taking landscapes meet unparalleled hospitality. In this blog post, we delve into some of the top 10 hotels available nearby in Cappadocia’s, each offering a unique and unforgettable experience.

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It is not a big matter whether you are seeking luxury, tranquility, or an authentic cultural immersion, Cappadocia has a great option for a hotel to suit every traveler’s preferences. Let’s jump into some of the famous hotels and accommodations unveil the hidden gems nestled within this extraordinary region, ready to elevate your stay to extraordinary nights.


10 Most Elegant and Rock Carved Cave Hotels in Cappadocia, Turkey


1. Museum Hotel Cappadocia

Museum Hotel, Uçhisar, Turkey - Booking.com

Such a great hotel for accommodation located in the heart of Cappadocia near Uchisar and Kayseri airport. The name already implies that the hotel is literally a museum- Its rooms, restaurants and spa areas or open spaces presenting artefacts and art pieces during periods of history. Consist of total 30 rooms which are in cave styles and suites which all are unique and stylish as per their own styles. However, there are good number of bedroom, living room and huge bathrooms with living gardens in order to see Peacocks, turtles and pigeons.

Its pool is really impressive overlooking the valley better known for wedding photo shooting and watching balloon rides too. Offering delicious foods like traditional Turkey dishes called Gozleme, buffets, homemade james, cake and champagne. Above all museum hotels are well known offering on-site museums showcasing ancient artefacts.

Visit Official Website of  Museum hotel  Cappadocia.

2. Kayakapi Premium Caves

Kayakapi Premium Caves Cappadocia, Urgup – Updated 2023 Prices

Never miss to enjoy the first boutique hotel in Cappadocia which is situated in Urgup, neighborhood supported by the UNESCO World Heritage site. Historical site of Kayakapi neighborhoods also called as landowners neighborhood which formed by the hundreds of cave houses and historical structures. One of the special guests of this historical neighborhoods with its 10th century cave churches, historical mosques belonging to the Seljuk Empire and house of the St. John Russian Cappadocia views.

Stylized boutique hotel features beautifully restored cave rooms, suites and mansions varying from 33 meter square and 253 meter squares. Includes outdoor pool, a wellness center, and a terrace with panoramic views of the region. All are designed and well-furnished according to customer’s needs and preferences.

Visit Official Website of  Kayakapi Premium Caves.

3. Argos in Cappadocia

Argos in Cappadocia, Uchisar – Updated 2023 Prices

Interesting fact about Argos is that it is one of the most original transformation projects in Cappadocia. Started in 1996, initially they started the idea as a house later during this construction they thought that it is a better place for accommodation. Located in Uchisar, having a total 51 rooms, all are blended with historical textures and rock formations. All rooms are overlooking Pigeon valley mount Erciyes and fairy chimneys. However rustic niches and corners are shaped by the volcanic styles and living spaces made in traditional Turkish styles.

Offering locally made vegetable dishes and fruits with 70,000 varieties of wine battles. Cooking spaces are located where you can learn about Subtleties of the local culinary culture and cuisine tours. Along with offering a spa, wine cellar, on-site restaurant, and breathtaking valley views, Argos provides therapy centers and holistic massage experience.

Visit Official Website of  Argos in Cappadocia.

4. Cappadocia Cave Suites

CAPPADOCIA CAVE SUITES (Goreme) - Hotel Reviews, Photos, Rate Comparison - Tripadvisor

Ancient hotel and suites which have a unique cave hotel that combines the original houses and cave dwellings of the Hittite, Roman and Byzantine periods with luxurious comfort and of the present generation. Located in Goreme, is well known for the most elegant and incredible locales in the Cappadocia region. Its famous fairy chimneys and colorful shapes make it one of the natural wonders of the world. This charming hotel offers cave-style rooms with modern comforts in order to offer a variety of choices of homemade breakfast with delicious local dishes in friendly environments.

Under Cappadocia Cave Suites you can expect hot air balloon ride, Turkish nights, whirling dervish shoes, horse ride and ATV Tours. It features are panoramic terrace, a garden, and a fine-dining restaurant makes it one of the must accommodate hotels in Cappadocia.

Visit Official Website of  Cappadocia cave suites.

5. Sultan Cave Suites

Cappadocia's Best View Cave Hotel in Goreme - Sultan Cave

No such hotel like Sultan cave suites hotel offers spacious cave rooms with beautiful décor. Located in Goreme, most relaxing and breathtaking views from our multiple terraces and rooftops. Suites which are so impressive during sunrise are the sight of hot air balloons overlooking cave villages and valley, mountains and volcano backgrounds. Total 35 rooms which includes classic rooms, junior suites, king suites, pacha and sultan suites. Moreover, suites include a rooftop terrace, a restaurant, and a Turkish bath.

You are expecting a good space for a public area with a huge fireplace, sofas and books, soft cushions, and even a photographer’s area too. Offering 50 types of dishes with an extravaganza of home-made foods. Price of the hotel depends on the websites, even unique from booking.com to Agoda too. € 130 per night they will charge and never miss to swim in the swimming pool here.

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6. Gamirasu Cave Hotel

GAMIRASU CAVE HOTEL (Cappadocia, Turkiye - Ayvali) - Hotel Reviews, Photos, Rate Comparison - Tripadvisor

Located in Ayvali Village near Urgup, this hotel offers a great way of unique cave rooms combined with modern amenities. Great historical hotel which was converted with original artwork in the 11th century. You will love its lovely, spacious cave rooms attached with a fireplace and incredible balconies overlooking nature. Hotel contains a big outdoor pool with lounge, organic foods, free bicycle rental facilities and free parking and internet services. Total 35 rooms all are under caves with naturally cool climates. Heated outdoor pool and decorating walls are really impressive.

Even some standard rooms have en suite showers with basic bed systems, while larger suites are extremely decorated living areas with panoramic view balconies. Such a great hotel grabs the visitor’s attention from modern conveniences in order to keep spiritual feelings which have been generated 5 thousand years ago.

Visit Official Website of Gamirasu Cave Hotel.

7. Taskonak Hotel

Taskonak Hotel in Göreme (Nevşehir İli) - HRS

Most frequent visitor’s hotel, Taskonak hotel offer “home away from home” feelings which makes more enjoyable and relaxing environments for their customers. Located in the heart of the Goreme, which is very close to popular places like Zemi valley and sunset points. Luckily, the nearest Goreme Taskonak hotel is easily accessible with nearby volcanoes, caves and landscapes. Visitors or backpackers can contact the hotel 24/7 and access the front desk, concierge and rooftop terraces when you are in the hotel.  Interestingly, they offer free breakfast to their customers in order to make your day more fruitful. Great budget-friendly hotel offers cozy cave rooms with comfortable furnishings. It contains a terrace, an on-site restaurant, and friendly staff.

While accommodating Taskonak hotel you can also access nearby areas and things to do there like Goreme Acikhava Muzesi or Goreme national park. However even famous Seten Anatolian cuisines and Cappadocia cuisines restaurant cafes are available just within walking distances.

Visit Official Website of  Taskonak hotel.

8. Uchisar Kaya Hotel

Uchisar Kaya Otel, Uçhisar – Updated 2023 Prices

World’s first rock carved cave hotel located in the Uchisar, Cappadocia. Made by the rocks of Guvercinlik valley in order to represent a new brand to the Cappadocia region. Regions first boutique rock carved hotel offering 32 standard stone rooms, 13 cave rooms, 6 deluxe cave rooms and 4 cave suites. Each room has space for views and a living room with sofa sets, balcony bathtubs and TVs or Gardens views. Great hilltop hotel boasts panoramic views of the valleys and fairy chimneys. It’s Turkish bath we should not miss while we booked rooms in Uchisar Kaya Hotel.

Usually the menu includes both local and international cuisines according to visitors’ expectations. Restaurant has a capacity of 220 pax for lunch and dinner, a pool area which offers wedding and social gathering with a capacity of 700 pax. Kaya Bar and Pool Bar always serves both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, even much crucial in holidays too.

Visit Official Website of Uchisar Kaya Hotel.

9. Kelebek Special Cave Hotel

KELEBEK SPECIAL CAVE HOTEL $160 ($̶4̶4̶7̶) - Updated 2023 Prices & Reviews - Goreme, Cappadocia, Turkiye

Built in 1993, Kelebek Special Cave hotel is situated in Goreme, Cappadocia. It is owned and managed by the Ali Yavuz family-run hotel in order to offer unique cave rooms with traditional Turkish décor. Currently it serves 35 rooms, under which some of them are carved into caves. Under that some of them were carved during the 8th century by the Christian to escape from Ottomans Islam attacks. Kelebek has options like hot air balloon rides through the receptions, fine dining options like Anatolian cuisines and Seten restaurants are easily accessible.

It features a terrace with stunning views, a garden, and a cozy restaurant. Unique location highlights local culture and traditions, even some activities include grape harvesting, cooking classes. Never miss Kelebek swimming pool, Turkish bath, saunas and a la carte restaurants. Nearest Goreme open air museums and national park also.

Visit Official Website of  Kelebek Special Cave hotel.

10. Local Cave House Hotel

Local Cave House Hotel, Göreme – Updated 2023 Prices

Located in Ortahisar, Cappadocia special hotel offers to watch hot air balloons on its private terrace spaces. Opened in 1998 with restorations of a rock carved house belonging to the Unal family. When it comes to architecture, hotels in arched structures and rock carved rooms and pools come together. Moreover these hotels offer charming cave rooms with modern amenities like air conditioning and central heating to all 12 rooms. It features a rooftop terrace, a garden, and a restaurant serving traditional Cappadocia cuisine. Located in the heart of Cappadocia, you can easily access the Goreme open air museum.

When it comes to the menu, Local Cave House Hotel serves traditional home made and local breakfasts with fresh seasonal ingredients. Its cozy friendly environments to customers make some architectural effects especially between seven fairy chimneys.

Visit Official Website of Local Cave house hotel.


Last but not least, it is very important to know availability, prices, and details of particular hotels before packing your backpacks. Due to weather conditions, seasonal demands and vacations above things may vary. So, it is advisable to check with the respective hotels or a trusted travel website for the most up-to-date information before booking your stay.

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