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Top 10 boutique hotels in Türkiye, selected by experts
Top 10 boutique hotels in Türkiye, selected by experts
Daily Hürriyet’s travel supplement, Seyahat, has listed the top 10 boutique hotels in Turkey. Click through for the story in photos...
Pokut Nature - Everyone can find their favorite place thanks to Turkey’s diverse treasures, ranging from heavenly seaside forests to ancient inland cities. This hotel is located in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Rize. In the middle of verdant nature, this boutique hotel offers its guests a spotless atmosphere in Pokut, one of the most beautiful highlands of Turkey. In the wooden hotel, with pine scented rooms, the doors are opening to a perfect landscape embracing vast greenery. In open air, duly prepared Black Sea cuisine dishes can be savored for three main courses. The all-inclusive price per person for one night is 200 liras (all prices as of June 2018)
Stone Mansion Chalets - To relieve the week’s weariness, detox your soul and basically chill out, the Samsun province’s Stone Mansion Chalets are another great stop to be considered. In these bungalows, guests can start their days with a fresh Turkish village breakfast and continue their program with lunch prepared in a stone oven. Additionally, this boutique hotel is near the Akdağ Ski Center, so it is possible to go there in the winter and enjoy skiing. Customers can make their vacation even more peaceful by joining treks and bicycle tours. The total price per night for a double room including breakfast is 200 liras.
Manici Kasrı - Found in Çanakkale, the Manici Pavilion is located at the foothills of Mount İda, known as the land of Zeus. The place has a magical aureola, surrounded by olive, fig and almond trees. Reflecting the nice stone workmanship, the Manici Pavilion stands out for its natural village breakfast, rooms facing the mountains and forest and for its organic, and relaxing decor. The price for a double room including breakfast is 500 liras per night.
The İda Villa Boutique Hotel has an amazing place encompassed with mandarin and olive trees. It is an awesome alternative for a weekend away. It offers activities such as hiking and nature photography that will purify one’s stress and tension. The İda Villa is a retreat for one to rest the mind. It has many different room options, all which include breakfast. One night per person costs 125 liras with the requirement of at least a two-night stay.
Olympos Lodge - Located on the piedmont of Olympus right beside the sea, the Olympus Lodge is sprawled across 15 acres of blooming gardens. It presents the harmonious combination of every hue of green and blue for those looking for an affinity with nature. This boutique hotel has a dominantly white decor and serves guests with its 14 rooms. Prepared with fresh and organic seasonal ingredients, guests are recommended to taste the delicious Mediterranean cuisine there. The daily price for a double room including breakfast is 1,200 liras.
Zeytinbağı (Olive Yard) - This is a calm and serene place to cleanse all restraints on the mind and open chakras. It is located in the Çamlıbel Village attached to the Balıkesir province. Staying in a stone-walled room with a view of the Gulf of Edremit is priceless. It has a wide green garden, natural homemade jam, organic dishes, clean air and a mansion full of tranquility and memories. A minimum stay of two nights is required and the price per night for a double room including breakfast is 400 liras.
Hindiba Nature House - The Hindiba Nature House boutique hotel is located in the Bolu province. It is usually considered a day-long trip destination, however, it is impossible to experience all of its fascinating beauty in one day. For its nature, history and gastronomy culture, at least a few days are needed to complete the entire tour. The hotel is on Yedigöller Yolu (Seven Lakes Road) where a small stream passes through. It offers both stone and wooden cabins. With its organic dishes, the hotel is very assertive when it comes to taste. The all-inclusive cost for one person per night is 225 liras.
Hotel Caeli - Unfolded in a 170 hectare sized vineyard, Hotel Caeli is located in the Çanakkale province. This hotel definitely fulfills guests’ expectations for comfort and peace. Besides Gallipoli’s scenic and cultural beauties, with its boutique structure containing 21 rooms, Hotel Caelı offers an amazing spa experience. The price per night for a double room is 1,350 liras.
Kekik Hotel - Starting off the day in the Muğla province with a unique sea view, woodnotes and stainless mountain weather is immaculate. At the Kekik (thyme) Hotel, one of the most pleasing places to watch this breathtaking sea and nature landscape is from the terrace pool that gives a sense of infinitude. This boutique hotel takes its name after the area’s thyme trees with pink flowers. It has 10 rooms in total and two of them have a fireplace. The hotel’s wide and delicious breakfast is strongly recommended. The standard price per night for a double room is 450 liras.
Birun Kümbet Chalet - The Kümbet Highland, which has the cleanest air in Turkey, hosts a peaceful boutique hotel made up of chalets. The adventure starts with a perfect breakfast and continues with a variety of activities situated in the highland. Additionally, ATV and bicycle tours, campfire talks and picnicking are recommended. Its restaurant serves special Black Sea dishes. There are three types of rooms: Standard, mono-layered and duplex mansions. In sequence, prices per night are 300 liras, 450 liras and 600 liras.
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