A Russian tourist checked into the cheapest apart-hotel in Alanya, packed with Russians, and reported the pros and cons

A Russian tourist checked into the cheapest apart-hotel in Alanya, crowded with Russians, and reported the pros and cons

“Russian hostel” domestic traveler called the cheapest apart-hotel in Alanya, which settled during a trip to Turkey. She spoke about the pros and cons of a budget hotel in her blog on Yandex.Zen.

We are talking about the two-star hotel Kleopatra Aytur Apart Hotel, which was packed to capacity with Russians. The tourist chose a room on the fifth floor and lived there for ten days. During this time, she saw both advantages and disadvantages in it.

Let's list the pluses:

  1. Low room rate – 1.2 thousand rubles. per day.
  2. Convenient location: located in the heart of the resort town, the facade overlooks the main street of the city – Ataturk Boulevard. In the building itself – DenizBank and bus stop number 1 (101) – “the most popular tourist route that runs through the whole of Alanya – from the yacht port through Kestel, Mahmutlar to Kargicak (you should definitely use it if you want to see the ancient cities of Alanya – Naulu, Siedru and Hamaksia”. There are many shops, workshops, hairdressers, restaurants and cafes around. Away – a water park, a Migros supermarket, an archaeological museum, a post office and an exchange office, the journey time to the famous Cleopatra beach is 5-7 minutes on foot.
  3. The cost of the air conditioner in the amount of 5 euros (400 rubles per day) per day is not included in the price of the room.The tourist used it in heating mode for only one day.
  4. The furniture is in good condition, a clean toilet room with the necessary contents: clean towels, bottles of gels and shampoos, soap, a washing basin, a modern, normally working hair dryer.
  5. Russian-speaking guests whom the tourist met and had a rest.
  6. Polite staff.
  7. Early check-in without payment.

The traveler noted the following disadvantages:

  1. Strong audibility neighbors due to ventilation.
  2. Children running up and down the foyer and stairs. “I came across this situation in the 90s when I lived in a hostel – there was no playground, and in the evenings the children gathered and played in the corridors. I didn’t think that this happens somewhere today, but it turned out that in apart-hotels in Turkey inhabited by family Russians, this is quite possible,” the author said, comparing this hotel with a “Russian hostel”.
  3. There was no safe in the room, the reception also did not offer the Russian woman the service of storing valuables.
  4. The tap water is undrinkable due to white sediment.
  5. Neighborhood with a hookah bar located on ground floor. “During the day, this place works like a regular restaurant – you can have breakfast or lunch there for a fee. In the evenings, it turns into a rather popular hookah bar, judging by the number of cars that gather there. Everything would be fine, but the smoke from it spreads all over the hotel, and haunts you even in the room, ”a compatriot was indignant.

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