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Not as atmospheric as ones in Turkey, but not to be missed if one has a couple of hours to spare in... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
GoranWembley
A true cultural experience. Highly recommended.

I intended to visit this hamam during my weekend in Nicosia. It was recommended to me by my host at... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
David J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very surprised by the one review that characterised this hamam as a kind of brothel and wonder if (s)he visited a different establishment (such as the Korkut Hamami?)? This is a place of historical interest (a 16th-century hammam) supported with funds from the...More

Thank GiuseppeNYC
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Visitors from outside the local area should be aware that this is not the typical Turkish bath experience. This hamam offers erotic massages, which is not made clear from the options presented at the reception. Despite speaking Turkish and having visited hamams across Turkey, it...More

4  Thank M00R5
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Not as atmospheric as ones in Turkey, but not to be missed if one has a couple of hours to spare in Nicosia. The interior is lovely for sure, but the wash was a bit too rushed I think. Not sure I saw anywhere advertising...More

Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Visited a mixed sex session. Paid for sauna and scrub. There were four people on the hot stone slab already so no room for us to lay down, only to douse ourselves in the side room with hot water. Waited nearly 90 minutes for our...More

4  Thank girlfriday989
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Only a shower in a nice place with nice music. You pay massage apart. And the service was very bad, not recommended.

Thank Alexander A
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I intended to visit this hamam during my weekend in Nicosia. It was recommended to me by my host at the Gul Hanim Guesthouse. I booked (recommended) on the Sunday afternoon. This was during the 'men only' time. It was a case of waiting to...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I went to Nicosia with my boyfriend and two other friends. It was very hot inside so we were a little bit nervous about the hot water. But the first can of water I poured over me got me so relaxed! The place was really...More

3  Thank HannahAscher
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Loved the authentic atmosphere of the place. We had a good massage, the bath area was pleasant and we came out of it feeling invigorated and VERY clean. The website is worse than useless so it is a bit hit and miss as to whether...More

Thank fairmuse
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I have always wanted to visit the Great Hammam, so this is some sort of ticking a box in a bucket list. The hammam was very clean, we went there with my husband and it was mixed day; so there were other couples around. This...More

4  Thank burcubu
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Fortunately we discovered the mixed period and dutifully went along to experience a bit of a novelty. Of course we didn't really know the protocols and it's a bit of an adventure working things out, but I don't think we embarrassed ourselves or shocked anyone....More

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Response from burcubu | Reviewed this property |
After 4 pm it is mixed hours for both men and women. When we visited there wasn't plenty, and there are 4 semi private bath areas inside the hamam around central stone. There are dedicated hours for women only and men only... More
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Response from nickiTrowbridge | Reviewed this property |
We just turned up, it was not that busy, but they only have 1 masseuse so you could end up with a long wait, I have used the website before, is there a telephone number to ring ? The receptionist spoke English. If you go to... More
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