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

Uchisar is known as the rooftop of Cappadocia and is famous for it’s stunning views of the landscape! This area is more relaxed as it is above the tourist destinations, but it is great for taking pictures, watching the hot air balloons, and marveling at the sunrise or sunset. We’ve listed the top-rated best hotels, hostels, boutique hotels, cave and stone hotels in Uchisar, Cappadocia. Read on to find out more!

Uchisar features some of the most luxurious and comfortable hotels in the region and is great for those interested in a full-service stay.

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 Uchisar

Uchisar is also known as “The eye of Cappadocia,” located approximately 5-6 km from the center, at the foothills of the mountain. It’s the home to the most beautiful examples of settlements emerging with rock formations with amazing scenes, sunset, wine houses, tandoori, and views, as well as the famous Uçhisar Castle, the highest and dominating point of the Cappadocia standing so tall and proud, consisting of 2 pointed fairy chimneys adjacent to each other. While the larger fairy chimney is called “Aga’s Castle,” the smaller one is called “Sergeant’s Castle (or Çavuşin Kalesi).”

There are many other magnificent must-see spots you can easily and quickly reach from Uçhisar, namely Ortahisar, Ürgüp, Mount Erciyes, Mustafapaşa, Göreme, Avanos, and Çavuşin. Options such as restaurants, cafes, and shopping opportunities are also abundant in the region. If you are looking for a luxury stay, Uçhisar is the ideal option offering plenty of gorgeous accommodation options, although it is smaller and quieter than Göreme and Ürgüp. Truly, it offers some of the best accommodation options, helping you get the most out of your trip.

Museum Hotel – Luxury Cave Hotel Cappadocia

| Address: Göreme Cd. No:1, Uchisar

Awarded with the Best Hotel Architecture, Hotel Restoration&Renovation Award at the International Hotel Awards 2013, this authentic museum concept hotel is sitting peacefully with its 30+ cave rooms in Uçhisar, one of the natural wonders and magnificent spots of Nevşehir where you feel history at its every corner.

There is no other hotel like the Museum Hotel in the area, with many antiques, breathtaking views, and Turkey’s only Relais & Chateaux service quality. It became the hotel it is today after years of meticulous restoration of old ruins, caves, and ruined houses, barns, kitchens, and warehouses that the Hittites, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks (Selcuklular), and Ottomans used. The restoration of the Museum Hotel started in 1998, and the restoration of many caves continues. Thanks to the stunning antiques and luxurious details, you can easily get lost in history.

All rooms, the restaurant, the lobby, and the exteriors, are decorated with priceless antiques. The hotel is set atop with panoramic views with the option to visit the bustling must-see tourist spots just a short walk away. Romance comes easy at the Museum Hotel, where you will want to experience an intimate retreat for newlyweds looking for a dreamy break.

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Argos in Cappadocia

| Address: Kayabaş Sk. No:23, Uchisar

The 4-star opulent Argos in Cappadocia Hotel, sitting peacefully in the unique landscape of Uçhisar, is an excellent choice for honeymooners with many highlights. This dream-like hotel has 50+ luxurious stone cave rooms decorated with historical motifs and comes with balconies or terrace options. It was brought to life by restoring a thousand years old ruins. Picture a stunning property with 7 historical mansions and spectacular views, offering a captivating experience every season.

In addition to the massage facility, this picturesque fairy-tale land has a winery where you can taste local wines and two on-site restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Who doesn’t want to swim at the hotel’s pool after a long excursion, sunbathe on the loungers, and snack at the poolside bar? If you’re ready to soak up the romance in Cappadocia, you can add this hotel to your list.

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Millstone Cave Suites Hotels

| Address: Tekelli Mahallesi Divanlı Sokak No:20, Uchisar

Millstone Cave Suites Hotels is “the” right option if you seek a luxury hotel in Cappadocia. Located on a hill featuring Goreme, Kizil Valley, and Guvercinlik (Pigeon Valley), only 800 meters from the city center, this stylish hotel offers you a comfortable stay with breathtaking views, and spacious cave/stone rooms with modern rustic furniture.

Its breathtaking location enables you to enjoy the sunset and sunrise, as well as the scene with the colorful balloons floating in the air. You’ll appreciate every second you spend there. The location is perfect; you can access the important points of Uçhisar on foot.

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Uchisar Cave House (Pansion)

| Address: Tekelli, Koyun Yolu Sk No:5, Uchisar

Uchisar Cave House (Pansion) is an affordable accommodation option located approximately 5 km from Goreme Open Air Museum.

Thanks to its pleasant terrace, traditional decorations, and some cave rooms, including fireplaces, you will surely enjoy your stay to the fullest. It offers airport shuttle services upon request, complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi, and an on-site restaurant.

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La Casa Cave Hotel

| Address: Tekelli, Göreme Cd. No: 87, Uchisar

La Casa Cave Hotel, is conveniently located in the center of Uçhisar, making you feel like you’re in a fairy tale with gorgeously floating colorful hot air balloons in the sky.

This 12-room restored boutique hotel offers its guests an unforgettable holiday with breathtaking views, special architecture, complimentary traditional Turkish breakfast, free parking, Wi-Fi, an on-site restaurant where you can taste the local flavors and beverages, and so much more. You’ll feel the unique feeling every step of the way. It’s between you and us, due to the sitting groups on the terrace, you may want to extend your stay!

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Eyes of Cappadocia Cave Hotel

| Address: Tekelli, Divanlı Sok No:28, Uchisar

Eyes of Cappadocia Cave Hotel is a stylish and stunning masterpiece located very close to Uchisar Castle, in the old Greek quarter of Uchisar. Once you step on the property, you’ll feel the traces of history and the original art of work with perfection in every detail. The garden and terrace will steal your heart thanks to the breathtaking scenic views of the gorgeous Mount Erciyes.

This accommodation will be your fave spot if you love steakhouses, as there is one just near the hotel. If you want to explore the famous Turkish rugs (kilims), check out the art galleries within walking distance, too. This trendy boutique hotel offers guests complimentary breakfast, a parking lot, Wi-Fi, and awesome hotel personnel , all await you there impatiently!

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Takaev Cave Hotel & Guest House

| Address: Tekelli, Göreme Cd., Uchisar

Takaev Cave Hotel & Guest House is a family-friendly accommodation, offering excellent 7 different room options with a capacity of 25 guest, amenities, and panoramic scenery of the Guvercinlik Valley.

Thanks to its rooftop terrace and vaulted stone rooms, feeling like a fairy tale land with its unique architecture and atmosphere isn’t so far. Not to mention that there are detached accommodations, too, such as villas and cave houses. Be sure to taste some Turkish cuisine in the popular restaurants near the hotel!

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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