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Where to Stay in Cappadocia

Fairy Chimney rock formations at Goreme National Park in Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia Turkey is a wonderland fairytale destination. Chances are, you spotted it on Instagram, with hot air balloons floating above sandstone chimneys. Whether you want to enjoy the views over Cappadocia from your own balloon or partake in a rooftop breakfast as the balloons float above, you first have to decide where to stay in Cappadocia.

Each village of the Cappadocia region has something to offer, whether you are seeking the best hotel in Cappadocia to see balloons or a budget-friendly option from which to launch a trekking trip through the Turkish countryside. Keep reading to find the best Cappadocia hotels for your trip. 

We will cover off all types of Cappadocia accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Cappadocia hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Cappadocia, the best Cappadocia hotels, best places in Cappadocia to visit, the best places to stay in Cappadocia, hotels near Cappadocia attractions, Cappadocia neighborhood guide and many more.

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Göreme – Where to Stay in Cappadocia to see Hot Air Balloons

Göreme Turkey is probably the most popular and best area for tourists visiting Cappadocia. It is the liveliest area of Cappadocia with restaurants, bars, and shops. But more importantly, it is the area closest to the fairy chimneys, which is most likely the reason you are visiting Cappadocia in the first place.

If you want to know where to stay in Cappadocia for hot air balloon trips, Göreme is a great choice as most of the launch spots are very near the best hotels in Goreme Cappadocia. You can also get around easily without a car as most areas in Göreme are very walkable. 

Where to Stay in Göreme

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Göreme
Kose Pension
Peace Stone House
Hostel Terra Vista
Cappa Cave Hostel

Budget Hotels in Göreme
Goreme Palace Stone Hotel
Emre’s Stone House
Yusuf Bey House
Falcon Cave Suites

Mid range Hotels in Göreme
Grand Cappadocia Hotel
Ottoman Cave Suites
Sultan Cave Suites
Artemis Cave Suites

Family Friendly Hotels in Göreme
Maron Stone House
Safran Cave Hotel
Milat Cave Hotel
Unicorn Cave Hotel

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Göreme
Cappadocia Cave Suites
Doors Of Cappadocia Hotel
Goreme Inn Hotel
Cappadocia Inn Cave Hotel

Sunset view of the Cavusin fortress and church Vaftizci Yahya, Saint John the Baptist in Cappadocia, Turkey

Uçhisar – Where to Stay in Cappadocia with Family

Another popular place to stay in Cappadocia is Uçhisar. This village sits at the highest point in Cappadocia, offering amazing views over the fairy chimneys and surrounding landscapes. Besides fantastic views, Uçhisar Castle is a popular attraction in the area, and this is where you will find a lot of luxury resorts and cave hotels that are famous in this region.

While Uçhisar has many resorts and things to do, it is a bit quieter than Göreme, which makes it a good option for travelers looking for family-friendly accommodation in Cappadocia. 

Where to Stay in Uçhisar

Budget Hotels in Uçhisar
Anatolia Pension
Maze Of Cappadocia
Caldera Hotel
Cozy Villa Cappadocia

Mid range Hotels in Uçhisar
Sakli Konak Cappadocia
Hermes Cave Hotel
Duven Hotel
Vigor Cappadocia

Family Friendly Hotels in Uçhisar
Wish Cappadocia
Kistar Cave Hotel
Aurora Cave Hotel
Kale Konak Cave Hotel

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Uçhisar
Museum Hotel
argos in Cappadocia
Harem Cappadocia
Millstone Cave Suites
Cappadocia Cave Resort

View of Uchisar town and castle from Pigeon Valley in Cappadocia, Turkey

Çavuşin – Where to Stay in Cappadocia for Relaxation

Just a few kilometers down the road from Göreme is the small village of Çavuşin. Cappadocia travelers who opt to stay in Çavuşin will enjoy a convenient location, with fewer tourist crowds than in Göreme. It is located directly in the national park and adjacent to several hot air balloon launch sites.

There is also some interesting religious history here, with St. John the Baptist Church, the second-oldest church in Cappadocia. If you do not have a car, you can easily walk to Göreme in under 30 minutes, and there is a regular bus service as well. 

Where to Stay in Çavuşin

Budget Hotels in Çavuşin
In Stone House

Mid range Hotels in Çavuşin
Jacob’s Cave Suites
Rose Valley House
Agarta Cave Hotel
Prime Cappadocia Suites

Family Friendly Hotels in Çavuşin
Marvel Of Cappadocia
Miracle Cave Hotel
The Village Cave Hotel
Fairyland Cave Hotel

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Çavuşin
Seki Cavusin Suite
Phocas Cave Suites

Sunset view of the Cavusin fortress and church Vaftizci Yahya, Saint John the Baptist in Cappadocia, Turkey

Ürgüp – Where to Stay in Cappadocia for Luxury Travellers

Ürgüp is one of the most upscale areas of Cappadocia, with many luxury accommodations to choose from, including a high concentration of cave hotels. Only ten kilometers from Göreme, when most travelers are deciding where to stay in Cappadocia,  Ürgüp or Goreme are the top choices due to location and abundance of accommodation and activities.

Ürgüp is also home to Turasan Winery, which produces 60% of the wine in Cappadocia. The combination of luxury accommodation and dining, plus tours and tastings at the winery make this a great place to stay in Cappadocia for luxury travelers. 

Where to Stay in Ürgüp

Budget Hotels in Ürgüp
Babayan Evi Cave Boutique Hotel
Demisos Caves The Hotel
Larissa Cave Hotel
Vera Konak

Mid range Hotels in Ürgüp
Yunak Evleri
Gamirasu Cave Hotel
The Cappadocia Hotel
Magic Cave House

Family Friendly Hotels in Ürgüp
Golden Cave Suites
MDC Cave Hotel
Asuwari Suites Cappadocia
Has Cave Konak Hotel

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Ürgüp
Kayakapi Premium Caves
Sacred House
Oread Cave Suites
Seraphim Cave Hotel

View of Fairy chimneys near Urgup in Cappadocia. Nevsehir Province. Turkey

Ortahisar – Where to Stay in Cappadocia for Fairy Chimneys

Another small village offering Cappadocia accommodation is Ortahisar. The defining feature of Ortahisar is the large rock castle looming over the town. Locals claim it’s the highest fairy chimney in the region, and for a small fee, you can climb the staircase to the top.

While there are a few things to do in Ortahisar, it retains a working-class charm and it’s a good place to look for budget-friendly accommodation only a few kilometers from Göreme.

Where to Stay in Ortahisar

Budget Hotels in Ortahisar
Cappadocia Antique House
Luna Cave Hotel
Asyada Suites
Eagle Cave Inn

Mid range Hotels in Ortahisar
Ramada by Wyndham Cappadocia
Dilek Kaya Hotel
Ortahisar Cave Hotel
Elaa Cave Hotel

Family Friendly Hotels in Ortahisar
Iris Cave
Mahzen Cave Hotel
Cappadocia Antique House
Fosil Cave Hotel

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Ortahisar
Best Cave Hotel

Ortahisar Castle in Cappadocia, Turkey ancient park

Avanos – Where to Stay in Cappadocia on a Budget

Just eight kilometers from Göreme is the town of Avanos, on the banks of the Red River. Avanos is best known for the pottery that is produced from the red clay of the river. It’s a lively town, a bit off the beaten tourist path. Many travelers will make a day trip to Avanos from other nearby Cappadocia towns, to check out the pottery sales and the Friday market.

You can also book a tour of the pottery factories and try your hand at your own creation. Carpet weaving is another local industry, and of course, Turkish rugs also make for excellent souvenirs. 

Where to Stay in Avanos

Budget Hotels in Avanos
Kirkit Hotel
Bir Kedi Villa
Seval White House
Hanimkiz Konagi

Mid range Hotels in Avanos
Sofa Hotel
Yoruk Stone House
Suhan Cappadocia Hotel & Spa
Avrasya Hotel

Family Friendly Hotels in Avanos
Bayer Stone House
Akman Butik Otel
Mira Cappadocia Hotel
By Cappadocia Hotel & Spa

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Avanos
DoubleTree by Hilton Avanos – Cappadocia

Avanos,Nevsehir,Turkey-.Avanos is a town and district of Nevsehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey.General view from Avanos in Nevsehir.

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Where to Stay in Cappadocia

Where to Stay in Cappadocia

Where to Stay in Cappadocia

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