This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Nevşehir. To help you make friends with Nevşehir before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Nevşehir is located in the famous and very touristic province of Cappadocia in Turkey. The region is famous for the unusual rock formations and cave houses and churches it houses. Nevşehir is one of the largest cities in the region, and is a great place to base yourself for trips to the nearby Goreme National Park. There are plenty of supermarkets, internet cafes, restaurants serving both international and local cuisine, post office, and banks and money changers. Nevşehir also has a large bus station, where there are numerous daily buses to other major cities in Turkey, including Istanbul, Pammukale, and Trabzon. There are also plenty of tourist information centers that can help arrange tours to the nearby valleys and sights.
Accommodation type and quality varies greatly in Nevşehir, however good deals can definitely be found. There are a small number of hostels in Nevşehir; the most popular accommodation types are budget hotels and guesthouses. There are also some camping grounds outside the city center. Most accommodation includes a complimentary Turkish breakfast, as well as Wi-Fi. Linen and towels are also usually provided, as well as hot water showers and tourist information. Most local people working within the tourist industry can speak a good level of English, as well as German, and sometimes even French or Japanese. There are some accommodation options available in the city that cater specifically for certain nationalities, such as Korean. If traveling during the peak season (July and August), it is recommended to book your accommodation in advance, and places usually book up.
Written by local enthusiast for Nevşehir hostelsKelly Sheldrick