Caves are geological miracles and exploring or “spelunking” inside is thrilling. Imagine the same visual treats but with comfortable bedding and chandeliers. Cave hotels offer lengthy cave tours and overnight stay in one package, and the sight of a real cave with no natural sunlight will be a labyrinthine adventure you won't soon forget.
Cave Hotels
Kayakapi  
Premium Caves
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Hundreds of long-abandoned cave houses and historical structures were acquired to build the first boutique hotel in Cappadocia. The 10th Century Cave Church and multiple other churches, mosques, baths, and fountains are among the historical buildings. Kayakapi Neighbourhood is one of Ürgüp's first historic residential areas. It sits right at …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Urgup  Turkey  Middle East
Cuevas  
Helena
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Deep in the beautiful Andalusian countryside, in the village called Benamaurel, there’s a rather unexpected hotel. The bird’s eye view reveals doors that seem to emerge straight out of the plant-covered hillside. Impossible? Not at all! Cuevas Helena is a holiday home ran by a Scottish couple with all rooms …
Accommodation types: Cave
Ariana  
Lodge
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Take a bite out of Turkey and relax at the Ariana Sustainable Luxury Lodge, located atop the Uchisar Valley in the dream-like region of Cappadocia. This is not your typical lodge– suites at Ariana are lavishly decorated, peppered with warm jeweled tones, and handcrafted details everywhere. Each of the eleven …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Uchisar  Turkey  Middle East
Cuevas Pedro Antonio  
de Alarcón
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Stay in the famous caves of Guadix in Spain’s famous Granada province. While most of the world’s caves are ancient, agricultural workers carved these from soft stone over the last 200 years. Today you can stay in any one of these luxuriously appointed grottos. They keep a comfortable temperature all …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Guadix  Spain  West Europe
Million Donkey  
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Located north of Naples in the Italian mountain village of Prata Sannita, the Million Donkey Hotel is made up of just three rooms and one bathroom. The name “Million Donkey Hotel” honors the many 'workhorses' who donated their time and energy, making this project possible in the first place. This …
Accommodation types: Cave   Concept
Grand Canyon  
Caverns Suite
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Known as the “largest, deepest, darkest, oldest, quietest motel room in the world,” the Grand Canyon Caverns Suite in Arizona ensures an experience unlike any other. With caverns and walls over 65 million years old and located 22 feet underground, guests will find themselves completed isolated in the largest dry …
Accommodation types: Cave
Cappadocia Cave  
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Let’s go to the fairy chimneys where the cavemen used to live! No, this is not the beginning of your favorite bedtime story. I am talking about a place that really exists, and you can stay there too… no fooling. Fairy Chimneys exist all over the world. They are sometimes …
Accommodation types: Cave   Traditional
Location: Goreme  Turkey  Middle East
Mira Mira  
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Situated on 22 acres of lush bushland, Mira Mira allows guests to experience the beauty of the Gippsland Region in a fantasy retreat. Set only 90 minutes outside of Melbourne, this bed and breakfast offer you something both daring and different. Mira Mira has three separate lodgings to choose from, …
Accommodation types: Cave   Fairytale   Nature
Location: Crossover  Australia  Oceania
La Claustra  
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Forget about simply visiting the Swiss Alps; now, you can stay in a former army fortress nestled within the mountain's rocky face. La Claustra in Switzerland is a treasure trove of discovery and uniqueness extended in an area of 4000 m2. Here you will find an atmosphere like no other …
Accommodation types: Cave   Mountain   Underground
Sidi Driss  
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A visit to Matmata, Tunisia, will take you through both movie history and a cultural introduction to the nomadic people who settled the area. Located about 40 kilometers from the oasis of Gabes, Sidi Driss is set in a rugged, arid environment that was deemed the perfect location for the …
Accommodation types: Cave   Desert   Movie
Location: Matmatat  Tunisia  Africa
Hotel  
Basiliani
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Hotel Basiliani shows you the best of Italian comfort, with a distinctly modern edge. The hotel features cutting-edge new architecture, stylish minimalism with amazing outdoor views. Up to 4 people can stay in each room, and some rooms are caved, while others are lofts. Bathrooms have showers and tubs and …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Matera  Italy  West Europe
Kagga Kamma  
Nature Reserve
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At Kagga Kamma, a nature reserve can also be a luxury retreat. This accommodation, set in the Cederberg Mountains, offers a peaceful location far away from the city. Instead of lights and ads, you will be admiring rock formations, valleys, exotic plants, and rare wildlife sightings. One of the most …
Accommodation types: Cave   Luxury   Nature   Remote
The Caves  
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In C.S Lewis’ classic Narnia tale, The Magician’s Nephew, Polly Plumber – a little girl – finds a secret part of her house and pretends it is a smuggler’s cave by leaving some empty beer bottles in there. Luckily these caves are better than that. A whole lot better. For …
Accommodation types: Cave   Luxury
Sextantio  
Le Grotte
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Located in the ancient city of Matera in Italy, this unique hotel is built into caves that once housed our ancient ancestors. Populated for 9000 years the town was officially founded by the Romans in the third century BC. It has been consistently inhabited since and the caves were used …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Matera  Italy  West Europe
Columbarium  
Hotel
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Many years ago, in the ancient land of Judea, there lived a people who carved their homes from caves. Today, you can stay in a luxurious version of these cave houses. In ancient times, precious water was funneled into wells and similarly, your room has a glowing well where the …
Accommodation types: Cave   Eco-Friendly   Spa
Location: Shekef  Israel  Middle East
Elkep  
Evi
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This hotel consists of three Cappadocian cave houses each with seven rooms. The cave houses are unique to the area of Cappadocia in Turkey which has been inhabited for thousands of years. Different minerals in the rocks have over time eroded to create a mysterious landscape consisting of what has …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Urgup  Turkey  Middle East
Prince  
Noir
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If you were a French Celt living in the 2nd Century AD under threat from the Romans you would want to in Les Baux-de-Provence. Set high in the Alpilles mountains on a rocky outcrop with a view of the surrounding plateau, the location has been inhabited for thousands of years. …
Accommodation types: Castle   Cave   Traditional
Beckham Creek  
Cave Lodge
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Way before David Beckham kicked a football Beckham Creek was hanging around being beautiful and waiting to be discovered. Now a 280-acre estate, the centerpiece is the amazing cave lodge. It took four years to build with the outside façade full of windows to let light into the cave. Check …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Parthenon  USA  North America
Les Hautes  
Roches
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France is a pretty place. From the ornate promenades of Paris to the warm hills of the wine country people love to holiday here. But there is one area that is claimed to be the most beautiful and this is the Loire Valley. The river Loire has carved the valley …
Accommodation types: Cave   Chateau   Luxury
Sala  
Silvergruva
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Lounge on your luxury leather chair underneath a delicate chandelier that hangs from the roof of a room which has been tunneled out of a pure rock, 155 meters below the surface. As if you were Gollum from Lord of the Rings. Except for massively rich and less ring-obsessed. So …
Accommodation types: Cave   Underground
Location: Sala  Sweden  West Europe