With its stunning Ottoman era mosques, old town, and world famous oil wrestling festival, Edirne is an essential stop while in Turkey. Make sure to book a room at one of these hotels to make the best of your stay.
PALACE HOTEL EDİRNE, Edirne
PALACE HOTEL EDİRNE, Edirne | Courtesy of Edirne Palace Hotel
Located within walking distance to all of Edirne’s major sights and attractions, Hotel Edirne Palace is a simple yet comfortable option when it comes to accommodation. Rooms have a simple design decked out in white and gold colors, while modern amenities such as orthopedic beds, 24-hour room service, and free tea and coffee are all a part of the service. The free breakfast buffet is also worth a mention and features delicious tastes native to the region.
One of the more modern options when it comes to Edirne hotels, Rys is located a bit further from the city center for those who like it a bit quieter. You’ll find modern rooms in dark brown hues, a café and bakery, an all-day dining restaurant, a sports-themed bar and restaurant, and the elegant Vargo Restaurant for dinner. The hotel’s Live Life Spa is also a great place to get some exercise or unwind from a long day of sightseeing.
Another modern hotel that’s close to Edirne’s city center, Kalevera, features rooms decked out in wood paneling and modular beds that can be moved around according to guest needs. Perfect for those travelers who want a clean and modern room without all the extras, Kalevara has high standards at very affordable prices.
Located right behind the magnificent Selimiye Mosque, Taşodalar Hotel is inspired by its historic surroundings exuding an equally Ottoman-esque aesthetic in its décor. Set within a renovated historic Edirne house, rooms are decorated with Ottoman-style furniture and accessories while also featuring all the expected modern amenities. In the warmer months, the hotel’s terrace is a great place to get a drink while the breakfast buffet is a reason to get up early in the morning.
Another hotel that’s clearly inspired by its historic surroundings, Taşhan is a great option for budget travelers who also appreciate a bit of tradition in terms of décor. Located within a beautiful old stone house in the city center (about 700 meters from the Selimiye Mosque), the hotel offers bikes for hire so you can tour the city on two wheels. The simple rooms always have an Ottoman touch, whether it’s an antique gas lamp or an Iznik tile plate hanging on the wall, while the restaurant, garden, and lounge are all included in the experience.
If you’d rather have your own apartment while in Edirne, then Ünisite Apart Hotel is a great choice. About a ten minute drive from the city center, the unique hotel features one person studios, two person apartments, and apartments with offices or a large sitting area. Ünisite’s spaces are for guests who really like all the comforts of home. The hotel also has a restaurant, café, entertainment room, gym, and mall for a stay that has all your needs covered.