Argos in Cappadocia

Uchisar, Cappadocia

At a Glance

  • Built on the site of an ancient monastery, in Old Uchisar Village, be encouraged into another era by this magical hotel

  • Sample beautifully created contemporary dishes made using local products and accompanied with wines from local vineyards

  • The elegant style, exposed stone walls and muted tones used throughout create a perfectly tranquil atmosphere in which to relax

  • Opt for the Splendid Suite and enjoy a dip in your private plunge pool

  • Sip a cocktail on the terrace and take in the stunning surrounding views

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Comfortable year-round climate. Spring and autumn, from March to May and September to November respectively, are marked by mild to warm days and cool nights. The summer months from June through August provide warm to hot days and pleasant evenings. Winter falls from December through February and days are crisp and evenings can be cold. The year-round temperature range is 6°C to 15°C (January), 11°C to 21°C (April), 22°C to 34°C (July), 15°C to 27°C (October).

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Description

Argos in Cappadocia is a picturesque boutique hotel that blends modern luxury amongst carefully restored tunnels and caves. Set in the small town of Uchisar, on the highest peak of Cappadocia, in central Turkey.

Having been through several incarnations over the last 2,000 years: a monastery, a lodging house for Silk Road caravans, a linseed oil factory and now a hip hotel. Argos in Cappadocia bears testament to the civilizations of ancient Turkish times. Located in the heart of Cappadocia on the site of an ancient monastery in Old Uçhisar Village, Argos in Cappadocia has carefully restored the remains of historical dwellings, underground tunnels and caves to offer our guests not only an unsurpassed place to stay but a unique perspective from which to view this magical land.

The hotel has been designed to heighten simple pleasures; the rooms are large with bear stoned walls and muted tones creating a calm, peaceful ambience. The food served is exquisite; dishes have rich cultural and historic heritage and sourced from local ingredients where possible. It is not just your taste buds that will be satisfied, but the beautiful aromas and presentation of the food will add to you overall dining experience. Dinner is served in the main restaurant, however, if you feel peckish during the day take a seat by the fire in the lounge and enjoy one of the tempting snacks on offer.

The surrounding landscape, which has been formed through volcanic eruptions millions of years ago, sees stunning sunsets throughout the year and the seasonal color changes provide breathtaking views. The positioning of the hotel is an idyllic spot from which to take in views across the terrain and most notably with a cocktail in hand, on the terrace at dusk.

Part of the unique charm of this property is the way in which it transports you into another world and era. Its historic tunnels and cellars are magical, and the wine cellar is host to vintage wine which is gently maturing waiting for the arrival of guests.

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Accommodation

All 42 rooms and suites are spread out between five different mansions (Monastery, Tunnel, Vasil, Gemil and the White House) and caves that once sheltered holy men. All designed in a different style and decorated in muted tones and exposed stone walls, the rooms at Argos in Cappadocia are a perfect blend of ancient and modern.

Experiences

  • Fairy Chimneys & Surreal Valleys

    Spend the day exploring the remarkable sights of Cappadocia. Highlights include Pasabagi, known as 'Valley of the Monks', Valley of Zelve, also called 'Imagination Valley', Devrent, known as Pigeon Valley, and Uchisar Castle.

  • Goreme Open Air Museum

    Explore the Goreme Open Air Museum, a must see on any visit to Cappadocia. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Goreme is known for its ancient cave churches and impressive frescoes.

  • Hot Air Balloon Safari over Cappadocia

    Rise early to take in the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia from a hot air balloon, offering unforgettable views over this remarkable area.

  • Ihlara Valley Hike

    Ideal for the active, this full-day hiking excursion through the semi-ruined churches, chapels, monasteries and hermits' caves of Ihlara Valley.

  • Rose Valley & Underground City

    Today, visit the Rose and Red Valley followed by an exploration of the labyrinthine underground city of Kaymakli or Derinkuyu.

Vacation Ideas

  • Classic Turkey

    Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus & Bodrum

    from $6600 pp 12 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach

Location & directions

Uchisar, Cappadocia

Argos in Cappadocia is set in the small town of Uchisar, on the highest peak of Cappadocia, in central Turkey. It's 30km from Nevsehir and 15km from Urgup.

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