2024 Top-Rated Best Hotels in Avanos, Cappadocia + Advice

Avanos is known as the artistic district in Cappadocia and is famous for the Avanos Houses. For those interested in a truly authentic experience, and okay with being further away from the tourist attractions if it means interacting with the locals, then Avanos is the ideal place to stay. We’ve listed the top-rated best hotels, hostels, boutique hotels, cave and stone hotels in Avanos, Cappadocia. Read on to find out more!

Aerial view of the Avanos cave city in Cappadocia, Central Anatolia, Turkey

Located amid beautiful natural valleys, with plenty of artists, and small pottery businesses, the town is easily explored by foot. Guests can stay in a boutique hotel and can then take a car or mini-bus to explore the other popular attractions.

Insider Advice Before You Book

* The amenities you’ll find here are all complimentary. However, there can be some additional services with extra price on some of the hotels.

* You can get discounts of up to 40% if you book in advance and online.

* We recommend you contact the customer services of the hotels before you book to get your special requests (if any) during your reservation. Some hotels also can offer free airport transfer if you ask.

* If you are first time visitor and have questions about the location, you can read our article about best places to stay in Cappadocia.

How to Get the Best Price

We recommend you make your hotel search and book online in advance by the most popular online hotel booking sites in the world. You can get very good discounts and find the best prices with a match.

Most Popular Hotels, Hostels in Avanos

Avanos, situated on both sides of the Kızılırmak River, has many underground cities, unique fairy chimneys, pottery workshops, and wineries. When in the area, ensure to visit Zelve Valley, Özkonak Underground City, Yamanlı Church, and Üzümlü Church. Compared to Göreme, Ürgüp, Ortahisar, and Uçhisar, Avanos offers one of the great accommodation options if you want to witness the “real” local life and traditions. Whether looking for an affordable or luxury hotel in Cappadocia, don’t forget to check out the cave hotels we’ve compiled for you.

The Loop Hotel

| Address: Yukarı, 112. Sk No:46, Avanos

The Loop Hotel is a luxurious situated in the heart of Avanos, inn close to many attractions. Avanos is the historic district famous for its carpets, pottery, and ceramics. This unique property stands out among other accommodation options attracting plenty of attention thanks to its lush amenities, unique environment, courtyard, and fantastic location where you can witness the breathtaking sunset/sunrise alongside the magnificent Cappadocia and Kızılırmak.

The stone-walled rooms are all decorated with antique carpets where you can simply lie down and relax, watch the valley from your window, and have a peaceful time, listening to the tranquility. Not to mention that there is also a courtyard awaiting you with plenty of sunshine!

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Sakli Cave House

| Address: Yukarı, No:23, 112. Sk, Avanos

Sakli Cave House is an affordable, authentic cave hotel offering rooms with complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking, and more. Conveniently situated, Sakli Cave House enables its guests to visit the popular landmarks of Avanos that are within close proximity.

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Lemon Cave Suites

| Address: Orta mahalle, Atatürk Cd. No:74, Avanos

Lemon Cave Suites is located nearly 20 meters from Kizilirmak and the Water Jug. It’s one of the traditional cave houses with a unique 360-degree terrace from where you can witness the magical Cappadocia, the Stone Bridge of Avanos, the famous Tahta (Swinging) Bridge, Kaz Island, and more. Each room enjoys unique decorations and designs. The premise has an on-site Coffee House where you can taste fresh ground coffee and delicacies.

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Mira Cappadocia Hotel

| Address: Yukarı Mahalle, 112. Sk No:26, Avanos

Mira Cappadocia Hotel is located right in the center, close to Hair Museum, almost 6 km from Zelve Open Air Museum, and 4.6 km from Pasabag, and more. The accommodation offers nicely and authentically decorated, air-conditioned rooms overlooking the courtyard, garden, and/or magnificent terrace.

This authentic Greek mansion-converted-into-hotel has a high-quality 12 rooms, with a bazaar within walking distance which you can visit and mingle with the locals, and get to know the local culture closely. If you are by car, don’t worry about the parking, as the property offers a free self-parking alongside its complimentary breakfast. Upon your request and for an additional charge, the following services can be arranged: bicycle rental, convenient airport shuttle service, hiking, horseback riding, walking tours, and more can be arranged with pleasure.

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Phocas Cave Suites

| Address: 2. Küme Mevkii No:2, Avanos

Phocas Cave Suites – Special Class is located in the historical part of the city, offering great accommodation options in Avanos with an airport shuttle service, complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi, a bar, lounge, terrace, and garden.

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Local Recommendations from Cappadocia4U team

If youʻre visiting Cappadocia for the first time, we have you covered. Below are some of the top recommendations, tours and experiences!

Some useful info

  • Cappadocia is the name of the region situated in the middle of Turkey. It is mostly known by the three popular towns of Goreme, Urgup and Uchisar but actually it is the name of the very big region spread through the cities of Nevsehir, Kirsehir, Nigde, Aksaray and Kayseri.
  • If you are first-time visitor, want to get familiar, please read our Cappadocia for first timers guide.
  • If you are not sure how to travel, please read our Traveling to Cappadocia guide.
  • If you don't know where to stay, please read our Where to Stay in Cappadocia guide for regions, and Accommodation guide for hotels.
  • If it is hard to plan your days, please read our Ideal 3-Days Cappadocia itinerary.

Top Attractions & Sights

There are 6 must do and see in Cappadocia that you won't want to miss!

  1. Hot Air Balloon Rides (the most exciting attractions in the world)
  2. Goreme Open Air Museum (some best-preserved examples of Byzantine rock-cut architecture and frescoes in the world)
  3. Pasabag Monks Valley (one of the most popular fairy chimneys areas)
  4. Uchisar Castle (highest point, the biggest fairy chimney)
  5. Derinkuyu Underground City (one of the largest underground cities in the world, 8th century BC)
  6. Ihlara Valley (fantastic canyon with a depth of about 100 mt. and 14 km. length)

Tip-1: One of the best ways to explore Cappadocia is by taking a sightseeing tour, so that you can cover all the top sights. Three main sightseeing tours available: Red Tour (covers the highlights of the region), Green Tour (best of natural and historical sites), and Blue Tour (lesser-known sights, off-the-beaten-path experience)

Tip-2: Private Tours are also good choice within a well-planned and custom itinerary along with a private vehicle, driver and professional guide. Great for those who don't have a car or don't know the region well.

For leisure activities we'd recommend 2 must-take attractions! Don't miss! Wine Tasting and Photo Shooting