The House Hotel Cappadocia converts ancient cave dwellings into a luxury boutique hotel in Turkey

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Located in the ancient town of Ortahisar in Cappadocia, Turkey, the House Hotel Cappadocia is set within a preserved Bronze Age cave dwelling that overlooks the regions iconic rock formations.  The 29 room hotel takes a modern approach on Arcadian design. That combining original features including frescos, fireplaces and fermentation vats with contemporary furnishings.

The House Hotel Cappadocia converts ancient cave dwellings into a luxury boutique hotel in Turkey

The hotel is situated in the town square’s periphery. Situated amongst cobblestone streets lined with locally owned teashops and coffeehouses. All that lead to the Ortahisar Kalesi, a jagged honeycombed rock structure filled with hollow caves and tunnels.  Cappadocia’s treasured volcanic rock chimneys that surround the town can be viewed from a hot air balloon tour arranged by the hotel.

The House Hotel Cappadocia converts ancient cave dwellings into a luxury boutique hotel in Turkey

The 29 rooms embrace the building’s heritage. Combine with a design that pairs original fresco lined cave walls with Byzantine-inspired furnishing and accents.  Each room is uniquely designed by Şekibe Aslan. Which seamlessly integrate modern luxuries like Turkish marble and heated flooring into the natural stone settings.

The Hotel offers an underground Spa with a Turkish Hamam, sauna, steam room. Treatment rooms for massages and facials and candle lit alcoves for yoga and transcendental meditation.  The Spa combines traditional Turkish therapeutic practices with modern amenities.  As well as the House Hotel Collection’s signature Lokum Istanbul “Hamam Rituals” bath products.

The House Hotel Cappadocia’s Fresko Lokanta restaurant modernizes the above ground section of the historic building that overlooks Cappadocia.  The restaurant takes a gourmet approach to local cuisine, serving contemporary Turkish dishes in a dining space characterised by frescos and stone arches.

About House Hotel Cappadocia

A luxury boutique hotel set within ancient caves of Ortahisar in Cappadocia, Turkey.  Opened in 2015 with 29 rooms, the House Hotel Cappadocia overlooks the Ortahisar Kalesi rock structure and Cappadocia’s iconic volcanic rock chimney formations. In its second phase, the House Hotel Cappadocia will launch 16 new rooms in late 2016.     Features of the property include an underground spa and Fresko Lokanta restaurant.  The interiors are adorned with original frescos and crown mouldings, alongside Designer Şekibe Aslan’s modern take on Arcadian design.

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