Kalehan Hotel

Kalehan Hotel

4* Bed & Breakfast

Price from £988 or the week

Total Bedrooms: ? | Meals: BB | Location: Ephesus | Private Pool: 1

Kalehan Hotel is a long-established family hotel built in the 1980’s, having a well-earned reputation for a unique quality and ambience.

It is situated below the impressive Grand Fortress of Selcuk, a 10-minute walk from the Hotel. Built in the Byzantine period and later used by Selcuk Turks and Ottomans, it has streets, Cistern Chapel, and a Mosque within it walls.

The Hotel has been built and landscaped in the Style of an Ottoman Inn, using traditional materials, offering a charming atmosphere within easy reach of a range of historical venues, ensuring those who appreciate the heritage of the area will enjoy the experience awaiting their exploration.

In addition, the Hotel has a cosy lounge with the Family collection of antique keys, photographs, and textiles with stories to invigorate the senses, with memories in every corner.

The Large attractive gardens, offer a tranquil setting among blooming Roses, Jasmines and Cherry Trees, to enjoy after your days excursion, complete with a relaxing swimming pool for those who enjoy a relaxing time in the pool to complete the days explorations.

As Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher of Ephesus from 500 BC says :

‘Everything changes and nothing remains still. You cannot step twice into the same river’

‘No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river and he is not the same man’

‘If you do not expect the unexpected, you will not find it, for it is hard to be sought out and difficult’

That is virtually an invitation to visit the many historic places that are with easy walking distance in many instances, something for everyone who delights in such historic marvels.


  • The closest airport is Izmir airport, 45 minutes drive away.

  • The Distance to Ephesus is 3km, (20 to 30 minutes by walk).


All rooms are individually decorated with handmade furniture, offering a Rustic ambience. All complete with free Wi-fi and free outdoor parking.

Standard Rooms

Also offer Airconditioning, TV & Hairdryer.

Superior Rooms

Rooms overlook the garden, with French Balcony, offering, Airconditioning, TV & Hairdryer.


Breakfast is served in the rustic restaurant, which includes local produce, including homemade jams and pastries, olive oil from its own olive grove.  Breakfast can be taken anytime, no restrictions.

A display of a range of Old Ceramic Plates are on view in the restaurant.

Hotel Facilities:

  • 24-hour Reception/Concierge Service

  • Breakfast lounge

  • 24 hour Room service

  • Outdoor pool with beach towels, sun loungers and parasols

  • Garden and terrace areas

  • Free/paid parking

  • Laundry service

  • Free internet connection

One of the best preserved and most visited ancient Roman cities. It was also here that St Paul preached some of his most famous sermons and where the Virgin Mary spent her final days. This ancient UNESCO World Heritage site of Ephesus, know as Efes in Turkish, which dates back perhaps as early as 7th Century BC is Turkey’s historical jewel. Ephesus was a Greek, Roman and Byzantine city at different points in time

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Places to Visit & Distances:

  • Ephesus – Grand Theatre with 8000 years of history, 3Km/30mins walking distance.
  • Basilica of St John – Constructed in 6 th Century 10 min walking distance.
  • Grand Fortress of Selcuk – Built in Byzantine times – 10 min walking distance
  • Isa Bey Mosque – Built around 1375 – 10 min walking distance.
  • Temple of Artemis – One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – 15 min walking distance.
  • House of Mary – Catholic and Muslim Shrine – 8km
  • Seven Sleepers – Youths in 250AD Cave Hideaway to avoid persecution emerging 300 years later – 3.5km
  • Sirince Village – Historic Village where population exchanged from Greeks to Turks – Famous for Wine, Olive Oil & Artifacts – 9km.
  • Ephesus Museum – Local Museum dedicated to Ephesus 10 min walking distance.
  • Pamucak Beach – 11km long sandy beach – 9km
Hotel Name Low Season Mid Season High Season
Kalehan Hotel£988£1,048£1,198

Prices include:
Return flights, private transfers, hotel for 1 week as BB basis.

Flights info:
Flights are included in above prices, however price subject to change depending on flight departure airports and flight timings. We can book any flight from any airport on request basis. Once you book flights with us, we will issue ATOL certificate for all packages, including flights and accommodation, you will be protected 100% financially for any airline failures.

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