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7 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Gocek, Mugla Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

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Rob B
Leek, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Exceeded our expectations”
Reviewed 5 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We stayed at The Escape for 5 nights at the end of our 2 week holiday to Turkey. We wanted a nice place to relax, after having walked on the Lycian Way for 8 days. We had read the reviews prior to booking and were suitably impressed. Our expectations were high. We did think that possibly the reviews were too good to be true, we needn't have worried.
The Escape is more than we had expected from the photos and reviews. The owners Susan and Chris are excellent hosts; their attention to detail, and enthusiasm for what they do is remarkable. We stayed in the suite which was very well equipped and spacious. The location of the property is lovely and quiet.
In an evening there was the option to either dine in with the other guests and experience Susan's excellent cuisine and the couples hospitality, or Chris was more than happy to offer guests return travel to Gocek so that you can enjoy the evenings out.
We are already looking forward to arranging our next stay.

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Couples
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Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
158 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Excellent says it all”
Reviewed 24 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed for two nights in a superior pool side room which was worth the splurge. It was the perfect place to wind down after a busy week in Istanbul. Chris and Susan are the perfect hosts and made our stay very special. Highlights include Susan's gourmet cooking, a music night and the beautiful pool. I am not surprised by the consistently high ratings and fulsome comments of the previous guests.

Travelling group: Couples
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Trevor S
Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The Secluded Gourmet Hideaway”
Reviewed 12 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Our preference for hotels is the Small and Boutique category and "The Escape" suited us from the first instance. The location is set in a small hamlet in the hills above Gocek and offers peace and tranquility
The personal attention, the style and cleanliness of the rooms, pool and facilities are second to none.
We must also comment on the exquisite meals - they got the "WOW" factor. Using local produce we were treated to a series of gourmets delights, these were complimented with great local wines.
Susan and Chris made the extra effort to ensure we had an excellent holiday because nothing was too much trouble and for that we would like to thank you

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Couples
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Sandra E
Sheerness
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
Reviewed 6 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
2
people found this review helpful

We were taken here last night to meet Susan and Chris by friends who had stayed earlier in the year.
What a wonderful experience for our 'taster' visit. Great welcome and the whole place took our breath away.

Peace, beauty, great food and company, we will be booking for next year.!

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
7 Sep 2015
100 Club breaking news…

Treasured Guests!

What can we possibly say?

With 100 of you expressing an incredible 100 on-line “LIKE”s for what Chris and I have made available at the escape here in our beloved Turkey, we thought it was time to reciprocate our appreciation for you all taking the precious time not only to find us but also to write some heart-warming reviews that inspire us to work even harder to eradicate those things that none of us ‘LIKE’ about some hotels and their lack of true personal service or lack of added value.
A not-so-sceptical guest said recently about our high number of 5-Star ‘excellent’ reviews that “surely they can’t have nearly a hundred friends??”
Well, yes – we do now!!

You have helped us not only to live our dream on the stunning mountainside above Gocek, but to consider pushing that dream further into a bright new chapter.

We thank you all from the top of our mountain and the bottom of our hearts.

Susan and Chris

100 Club …
P.S. Those of you who have contributed to the 100 Club reviews are invited to a €100 discount on your next 7 days room booking (or Pro-Rata for less or more days) from 2016 so that we can share a little of our success with you. Just use ‘Code Club 100’ when booking direct through email. Susan.
enquiries@theescapegocek.com
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Odyssey31...
1 review
“Relax, relax and more relax”
Reviewed 31 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

I was greeted by the owners and immediately made to feel at home, my room had been upgraded to a poolside room, spotlessly clean, light and cool. I ate there and really enjoyed Susan's cooking, she works with local ingredients and every meal I had was delicious. Chris also keeps some good Biological wines in his canteen that are well worth tasting.
My only complaint is that I had to leave! It will be hard to find somewhere else as nice. Thank you

Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Solo
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