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

Urgup is considered one of the most developed regions of Cappadocia and is great for those who enjoy nightlife. Many of the accommodations are the historical mansions, restored from the Seljuk period, and now turned into boutique hotels or luxurious apartments. We’ve listed the top-rated best hotels, hostels, boutique hotels, cave and stone hotels in Urgup, Cappadocia. Read on to find out more!

Urgup Town aerial panoramic view from Temenni Hill in Cappadocia Region of Turkey timelapse. Old houses and buildings in rocks at evening before sunset

This is the second-most preferred place to stay in Cappadocia, due to it’s close proximity to the popular tourist attractions. Although this area is famous for it’s rich architecture, it is also a great space for enjoying a traditional meal or experiencing the magical nightlife of Cappadocia.

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 Urgup

Urgup is one of the most significant and the largest settlements of Cappadocia. Located 20 km from the center of Nevşehir, it’s a preferable location to stay during your trip. It attracts thousands of visitors to its rock formations and mansions, shopping opportunities, nightlife, restaurants, wineries, bars, and cafes. It’s a perfect center to get lost among the stone houses and mansions carved out from rocks on every street and avenue. You can be awestruck while wandering the area.

When in Ürgüp, don’t forget to visit the famous Three Beauties (Üç Güzeller) and Temenni Hill, with familiar hats (fairy chimneys) you see in magazines or photos. Enjoy watching Ürgüp and Erciyes Mountain from a bird’s eye view on Temenni Hill. Visit churches, and grab local foods and drinks. Don’t end your trip without visiting some of the great valleys, such as Kızılçukur Valley, Gomeda – Üzengi Valley, Pancarlık Valley, and Pink Valley. Also, spare some time for the Ürgüp Museum and Cappadocia Art and History Museum.

If you are looking for a traditional Cappadocia mansion-style hotel for accommodation, Ürgüp is a must-go! To help you out and give you a better sense, we’ve listed below some of Ürgüp’s best cave hotel.

Kayakapı Premium Cave Hotel

| Address: Kayakapı, Kuşçular Sokak No:43, Urgup

Kayakapı Premium Cave Hotel is another ideal option if you’re looking forward to having a luxury stay in a centrally located historic cave hotel.

Sitting on a hill about 2.5 km from the center, this stylish property offers cave rooms, a pool, terraces, and detached houses for rent, such as villas and mansions for large groups. A magnificent view, delicious local tastes, and a pleasant time await you at the hotel!

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Cappadocia Estates Hotel

| Address: Davutlu, Vezir Sk. No:12, Urgup

Cappadocia Estates Hotel is conveniently located in the historical district, Mustafapasa— unique rare gem under state preservation for the authenticity of architecture historical district. It’s about a 5-minute walk from the center of Ürgüp. Its authentic architecture generates a lot of buzz, because of its historical beauty with old motifs and arches. The hotel is a combination of 3 historical mansions designed with unique architecture.

Some of its gorgeous cave rooms have fireplaces and a large sitting area, but all the rooms have Wi-Fi, a minibar, LCD TV with satellite, safe boxes, comfy bedding with special textiles, furniture, etc. Upon your request, you can book a spa bath. Free private parking is available on the site, too. How can we not mention the delicious traditional village breakfast with homemade jam, natural honey, Aegean olives, and more? Be sure to get the most out of your stay at Cappadocia Estates Hotel!

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Fresco Cave Suites & Mansions

| Address: Musaefendi, Esat Ağa Sok No:15, Urgup

Fresco Cave Suites & Mansions is conveniently located in the old town, just 150 meters away from the city center, right at the entrance of the Old Kayakapı, which draws attention with its fabulous cobblestone streets. This hotel is a restored mansion with frescoes on the walls that date back to the 19th century. Each room has a private patio overlooking the city, Wi-Fi, LCD TV, and more.

This hotel is a top-notch option with a daily buffet breakfast, on-site restaurant&bar, fireplace lounge, magnificent terraces, and private parking. When you return to your hotel after a long excursion, you will feel satisfied while cherishing the mesmerizing scenic view overlooking Erciyes Mountains and fairy chimneys. While staying there, be sure to taste local wines and authentic Turkish cuisines in nearby restaurants, and explore the cultural heritage.

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Cave Konak Hotel Cappadocia

| Address: Dutlu Camii Mahallesi, İstiklal Caddesi Dar, 2. Sk. No. 5, Urgup

Cave Konak Hotel Cappadocia-Special Class is a good option for those who are looking for affordable accommodation in Ürgüp.

Conveniently situated right in the center, this historic property stands out with its panoramic view rooftop (terrace), stylish rooms, buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi, restaurant, and parking options. Upon your request, an airport shuttle service and some other activities like hiking/biking, mountain biking, and rafting can be arranged, too.

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Capp Royal Cave Hotel

| Address: Esentepe Mahallesi, Tahir Bey Sk. No:18, Urgup

Capp Royal Cave Hotel is located in the center of Urgup. It’s a nice choice with an outdoor pool to enjoy swimming and complimentary benefits, including Wi-Fi, parking options, and daily breakfast.

There are alternative room types with Turkish baths, cave rooms, and arched rooms. Alongside the gorgeous terrace from where you can enjoy the view, the hotel has very nice areas to spend time in.

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Magic Cave House

| Address: Mustafapaşa, Baraj Cd. No:38, Urgup

Magic Cave House is an authentic 13-room property reflecting the true local architecture. It’s centrally located right in the historical Davutoglu district—the popular spot with white stone houses and wooden doors on every corner, creating that warm atmosphere in your mind you will always remember. Its high-quality service provided by friendly personnel and the comfy accommodation is something you’ll feel grateful for during your stay.

The stone-walled, arched rooms decorated by blending the old traditional design with modern come with complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi, and more. The facility’s unique, magnificent terrace will be the area you’ll never want to leave. The hotel offers a parking lot, car rental, airport shuttle, dry cleaning, laundry, and ironing services upon request, and on an additional charge.

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Ürgüp Inn Cave Hotel

| Address: Temenni, Sağır Mescit Sokak No:22, Urgup

Ürgüp Inn Cave Hotel is located in the center, just 5 km from Göreme Open Air Museum, 3 km from Devren Valley, and 100 meters from Temenni Hill. It’s a family-run hotel converted from a 200-year-old restored house. It surely is an affordable place offering fantastic services to its guests for many years.

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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