Top 15 Cool and Unusual Hotels in Antalya 2023

Dubbed the Pearl City of the Mediterranean, Antalya offers a gateway to the southern Mediterranean region known for its emerald-blue waters and sandy beaches, set against the magnificent backdrop of the Taurus Mountains.

This Turkish city has historical attractions, world-class entertainment venues, hiking trails, and beaches. Travelers can indulge in traditional Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine, explore ancient sites dating back to the Roman and Seljuk eras, and immerse themselves in nature.

Finding a centrally located hotel is highly advisable to enjoy the best of Antalya’s beaches and historic quarters. My roundup of the top 15 excellent hotels in Antalya, Turkey, will introduce you to the city’s most noteworthy accommodations, from boutique hotels and BnBs to lavish resorts and historic mansions (in no particular order)

Our Top 3 Best Cool and Unusual Hotels
Akra V Hotel l Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled
Best For Funky Vibe
Akra V Hotel
The Marmara Antalya l Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled
Best For Trendy Design
The Marmara Antalya
AFFLON HOTELS LOFT CITY l Global Grasshopper – travel inspiration for the road less travelled
Best For Millennials and Gen Zs

Best For Funky Vibe

Akra V Hotel

Akra V Hotel - a hip, urban and eco-friendly hotel featuring an array of on-site amenities, perfect for Millennials and Gen Zs Akra-V-Hotel-a-hip-urban-and-eco-friendly-hotel-featuring-an-array-of-on-site-amenities-perfect-for-Millennials-and-Gen-Zs Akra-V-Hotel-a-hip-urban-and-eco-friendly-hotel-featuring-an-array-of-on-site-amenities-perfect-for-Millennials-and-Gen-Zs Akra-V-Hotel-a-hip-urban-and-eco-friendly-hotel-featuring-an-array-of-on-site-amenities-perfect-for-Millennials-and-Gen-Zs

The Akra V Hotel positions travelers near Muratpasa Beach and the old-fashioned streets of Kaleici, boasting a pristine location for beachside fun and sightseeing. This upscale hotel is home to polished accommodations, an indoor pool, an infinity pool, a spa, a fitness studio, a game room, and six onsite restaurants and lounges.

The rooms and suites feature majestic views of the emerald-blue waters, air conditioning, intelligent appliances, and luxury bedding. Guests can use the onsite Lifeco Akra Well-Being Detox Center to sign up for rejuvenating therapies and healthy diet programs.

Akra is also home to Antalya’s celebrated restaurants, the Asmani and Panora.


Appeals to eco-conscious guests

Prime location near the beach

Holistic well-being centre

Onsite dining


No balconies

Some outside noise

Internet can be slow at times

Best For Trendy Design

The Marmara Antalya

The Marmara Antalya - one of the only pet-friendly hotels in the city providing guests with a unique, hip and vibrant stay The-Marmara-Antalya-one-of-the-only-pet-friendly-hotels-in-the-city-providing-guests-with-a-unique-hip-and-vibrant-stay-1 The-Marmara-Antalya-one-of-the-only-pet-friendly-hotels-in-the-city-providing-guests-with-a-unique-hip-and-vibrant-stay

Staying at The Marmara is about indulging in fresh Mediterranean flavors, ping-sipping flavorful drinks at the onsite bars, and embarking on exclusive beach expeditions.

Boasting a unique location on Antalya’s Falez Hills, the Marmara has 232 rooms, including Superior Rooms and the hasLoft Club Room.

All units offer flat-screen TVs, direct phone lines, minibars, 24-hour room service, in-room appliances, and stunning views of the Toros Mountain Range and the Mediterraneanadore dining at the onsite Tuti Restaurant, qu view site famous for its open buffet featuring extensive selections of Mediterranean cuisine prepared with locally farmed, organic produce.

The Marmara also offers a Beach Bar, erected high atop a cliff overlooking the Turkish Riviera and Bey Mountain Range.


Welcome your furry companions

Culinary delights of Mediterranean cuisine

Stunning views of the sea and mountains

Unique cliffside beach bar


Inconvenient beach bar access

Limited room options

Best For Millennials and Gen Zs


AFFLON HOTELS LOFT CITY - a cool, western-style and contemporary hotel perfect for partying Millennials and Gen ZsAFFLON-HOTELS-LOFT-CITY-a-cool-western-style-and-contemporary-hotel-perfect-for-partying-Millennials-and-Gen-Zs-2 AFFLON-HOTELS-LOFT-CITY-a-cool-western-style-and-contemporary-hotel-perfect-for-partying-Millennials-and-Gen-Zs-2

Tucked in the heart of Antalya, Afflon Hotels Loft City is surrounded by the city’s famous entertainment, retail, and recreational venues and 300 meters from the historic attractions of the old town.

The hotel features 84 rooms, including 42 smoking and 42 non-smoking units. The rooms include Corner Suites, Deluxe Rooms, Family Rooms, and Jacuzzi Suites, with multiple options to ensure a satisfying stay for solo travelers, couples, and families with children.

All rooms have air conditioning, tea and coffee-making equipment, minibars, in-room appliances, TVs, and minibars. Some accommodations feature in-room whirlpool tubs and balconies overlooking the sea. 


Nestles in the heart of Antalya

Modern opulent Amenities

Rooms with sea-view balconies

A wide variety of room selection


Balcony Availability Varies

Rooms can get noisy

Jacuzzi needs maintenance

Best For Boutique

AG Hotels Antalya

AG Hotels Antalya - a new, trendy and unique hotel with Instagrammable features in an ideal location to explore across the city AG-Hotels-Antalya-a-new-trendy-and-unique-hotel-with-Instagrammable-features-in-an-ideal-location-to-explore-across-the-city- AG-Hotels-Antalya-a-new-trendy-and-unique-hotel-with-Instagrammable-features-in-an-ideal-location-to-explore-across-the-city-2

Located in the heart of Antalya on Aspendos Boulevard, right across the street from the Meydan Tram Stop, the AG Hotels is an excellent spot to enjoy easy access to every city quarter.

This upscale hotel offers 42 rooms with a breakfast-included concept, categorized as the Standard Double Room, Suite Room, Deluxe Suite Room, Standard Twin Room, and Garden Suite.

Each unit has central air conditioning, 40-inch Smart LED TVs, digital safes, minibars, and in-room appliances.

The onsite AG Restaurant services Traditional Turkish cuisine and international fares with impressive creativity. Coffee lovers speak highly of the hotel’s Coffee Lounge, offering a variety of coffee beans grown locally and from exotic regions worldwide.


Trendy Instagrammable design

Ideal central location

High-tech room amenities

Unique coffee lounge experience


Booking availability could be limited

Not wheelchair friendly

Best For Partying


RAW BEACH HOTEL - a contemporary, chic and design hotel where guests can enjoy a sunset party at the private Red & White Beach RAW-BEACH-HOTEL-a-contemporary-chic-and-design-hotel-where-guests-can-enjoy-a-sunset-party-at-the-private-Red-White-Beach-2 RAW-BEACH-HOTEL-a-contemporary-chic-and-design-hotel-where-guests-can-enjoy-a-sunset-party-at-the-private-Red-White-Beach-1

Nestled at a 10-minute stroll from Lara Beach Park, the RAW Beach Hotel is housed in an expansive estate sprawling over 20,000 m².

Guests enjoy access to a 200-meter-long private stretch of a sandy beach, an 80 m² pier, an onsite restaurant, a beach bar, and an action-packed activity area.

Raw Beach Hotel features 12 Design Rooms and 2 Design Suites, styled with minimal furniture and vibrant hues inspired by the Aegean landscape.

All accommodations are well-equipped with air conditioning, intelligent appliances, and elegant furniture.

The onsite Red & White Beach is the perfect spot to attend beachside parties, and guests can also sign up for the hotel’s yoga events.


Suites with Aegean-inspired hues

Stunning sunset parties

200-metre-long private sandy beach

Expansive estate ambiance


Potential noise during beach parties

Limited room varieties

Best For Unique Stay

Perge Hotels

Perge Hotels - Adult Only 18 plus - a trendy, upscale boutique hotel perfect for Millennials and Gen Zs Perge-Hotels-Adult-Only-18-plus-a-trendy-upscale-boutique-hotel-perfect-for-Millennials-and-Gen-Zs Perge-Hotels-Adult-Only-18-plus-a-trendy-upscale-boutique-hotel-perfect-for-Millennials-and-Gen-Zs

Perched on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean, Perge Hotels offers a central location, a 15-minute stroll from the Kaleici, the historic quarters lined with tourist attractions, boutiques, and cafes.

Designed with a particular emphasis on comfort, the interiors play up the emerald-blue shades of the Mediterranean Sea with beautiful aplomb.

Guests can explore rooms featuring magical views of the sea and Bey Mountains, while the upgraded suites come with whirlpool tubs, terraces, and a jacuzzi.

The onsite Lanthe Restaurant is one of the city’s finest dining establishments to feast on traditional Mediterranean fares prepared with a modern twist.


Adult exclusive ambiance

Stunning Mediterranean vistas

Convenient to explore Kaleici's attractions

Gourmet dining at Lanthe restaurant


Limited dining options

Not for families

Best For Location near the Beach

Basel Hotel

Basel-Hotel-an-elegant-petite-and-fancy-hotel-providing-guests-with-a-relaxing-atmosphere-2. Basel-Hotel-an-elegant-petite-and-fancy-hotel-providing-guests-with-a-relaxing-atmosphere-1 Basel Hotel - an elegant, petite and fancy hotel providing guests with a relaxing atmosphere

Travelers seeking a relaxing atmosphere without distancing themselves from central city attractions are bound to find their match in the Basel Hotel – an ideal venue to experience the best of Antalya without the exhaustion of long commutes.

This boutique hotel is in Konyaalti, a 3-minute stroll away from the beach and near tourist attractions and local hangout spots. Basel Hotel offers guest rooms to accommodate solo travelers, couples, families, and large groups, single and double-bed accommodations.

Guests enjoy access to room service, a 24-hour front desk, a pool, an onsite restaurant, free parking space, and a shared lounge.


Unique and stylish ambiance

Centrally located and near the beach

Upscale amenities galore

Free onsite parking space


Petite rooms might feel cozy

Free parking might be limited

Best For Boho-chic

Casa Sur Antalya

Casa Sur Antalya - an industrial-chic, themed and petite hotel located in the heart of the city   Casa-Sur-Antalya-an-industrial-chic-themed-and-petite-hotel-located-in-the-heart-of-the-city-  Casa-Sur-Antalya-an-industrial-chic-themed-and-petite-hotel-located-in-the-heart-of-the-city-2

Casa Sur curates a one-of-its-kind experience with its themed rooms, each inspired by a distinct element of Antalya.

For instance, Rustica, one of the most precious units, is inspired by the old town, while Natura plays up the serene colors of the landscape. Calida is a cozy and comfortable, family-friendly accommodation, and Eclectic pairs modern amenities with the old-world charm of historic elements.

Guests at the Casa Sur typically start their day with a Turkish breakfast in the garden overlooking Hadrian’s Gate. The onsite bar offers fresh and fruity garden cocktails, while the onsite restaurant Sur Table provides a unique dining experience featuring various traditional specialties.


Gorgeous boutique design

Turkish breakfast in the scenic garden

Tea/coffee maker in all rooms

Unique one-of-a-kind themed rooms


Old town noise at night

No pool outside

Best For Great Views

APA Mountain Lodge

APA-Mountain-Lodge-a-5-star-newly-renovated-boutique-hotel-where-guests-can-experience-a-variety-of-outdoor-sports-1. APA-Mountain-Lodge-a-5-star-newly-renovated-boutique-hotel-where-guests-can-experience-a-variety-of-outdoor-sports-12 APA Mountain Lodge - a 5-star, newly renovated boutique hotel where guests can experience a variety of outdoor sports

Situated 750m above sea level, the APA Mountain Lodge offers an extensive variety of guest rooms in the main building and luxury bungalows overlooking the forest.

Surrounded by rose gardens and olive trees, the accommodations are designed to maximize comfort and convenience in a peaceful setting.

The Villa Suites and Bungalow Rooms, suited to large groups and families, offer high-end amenities like a private garden with a jacuzzi, a fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining room, and sprawling patios or terraces.

The hotel offers an onsite restaurant overlooking the Taurus Mountains and an onsite hiking and running camp to sign up for guided excursions.


5-star boutique elegance

Villa suites with private gardens and jacuzzis

Culinary delights with mountain views

Diverse outdoor activity options


Mountain location might not suit everyone

Elevated locations may require transportation

Wifi could be better

Best For Budget-friendly


GÜLER BUTİK HOTEL - a charming, tranquil and rustic-chic hotel steps away from Kemer beachGULER-BUTIK-HOTEL-a-charming-tranquil-and-rustic-chic-hotel-steps-away-from-Kemer-beach-2 GULER-BUTIK-HOTEL-a-charming-tranquil-and-rustic-chic-hotel-steps-away-from-Kemer-beach-1

Guler Boutique Hotel blends authentic Turkish hospitality with the serene hues of the Mediterranean to offer its guests a calm and tranquil environment, nestled 1000 meters from the beach. This charming venue provides 22 guest rooms, including double and triple units, to comfortably accommodate large groups and families.

Gulecomfortably r Boutique Hotel also features an out pool, an a la carte restaurant, a bar, and a garden brimming with trees and flowers. This family-friendly act is for travelers seeking a home away from home without pretentiousness.

The rooms offer plush bedding, intelligent appliances, free WiFi, and a balcony. The hotel serves a sumptuous breakfast buffet each morning.


Cosy rustic-chic rooms

Tranquil Mediterranean surroundings

Steps from Kemer Beach

Outdoor pool & lush garden


Pool area needs some improvement

Bathrooms can be better

Best For Sea Views


AFFLON-HOTELS-SEA-HILL-CONCEPT-a-stylish-modern-and-themed-hotel-within-walking-distance-of-local-popular-attractions-1 AFFLON HOTELS SEA HILL CONCEPT - a stylish, modern and themed hotel within walking distance of local popular attractions

Located near the famous Mermerli Beach, the Afflon Hotels Sea Hill Concept is a splendid seaside location with an onsite restaurant, a bar, a shared lounge, and free private parking space.

The location is ideal for packing one’s itinerary with historical attractions and beachside fun, as the hotel offers proximity to the beach, the historic quarters, and the Roman-era Hadrian’s Gate. Guests can explore a wealth of attractions, local restaurants, and boutiques within walking distance.

The guest rooms feature air conditioning, tasteful furniture, fine bedding and linens, a work desk, and a sprawling balcony to enjoy the views. The onsite restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine, prepared with various combinations.


Comfortable rooms with balconies

Diverse Mediterranean cuisine

Walking distance to attractions

Splendid seaside location


Limited parking options

Room service could be better

Best For Modern Design

Espina Hotel

Espina Hotel - a modern, trendy and upscale accommodation moments away from the shopping mall and several dining options Espina-Hotel-a-modern-trendy-and-upscale-accommodation-moments-away-from-the-shopping-mall-and-several-dining-options Espina-Hotel-a-modern-trendy-and-upscale-accommodation-moments-away-from-the-shopping-mall-and-several-dining-options2

Nestled near Lara Beach and the cascading waterfalls of Düden Kıyı Şelalesi, Espina Hotel offers luxurious rooms and suites in the heart of the city center.

The hotel offers an outdoor pool with a bar, a lounging space, and various accommodations, including Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Family Rooms, and King Suites.

All rooms feature minibars, air conditioning, tea and coffee-making equipment, flat-screen TVs, and high-speed WiFi, while the suites come with whirlpool tubs and seating areas. The hotel offers a poolside breakfast and proximity to some of the city’s finest restaurants and cafes.

Antalya Bazaar is a stroll away, alongside popular entertainment venues like the Land Of Legends Theme Park.


Trendy city-centre location

Proximity to shopping and dining

Outdoor pool with bar

Luxurious suites with whirlpools


Rooms could be soundproof

City location might not suit everyone

Additional water surcharge

Best For Bed and Breakfast

Coliseum Garden

Collesium Garden - a quiet, relaxing and beautiful B&B perfect for those who love the outdoors Collesium-Garden-a-quiet-relaxing-and-beautiful-BB-perfect-for-those-who-love-the-outdoors.2 Collesium-Garden-a-quiet-relaxing-and-beautiful-BB-perfect-for-those-who-love-the-outdoors.1

Collesium Garden delights its guests with luxurious accommodations, a shared lounge, a terrace, a beautifully manicured garden, and a central location within proximity to two beaches, the Sarisu Women Beach and Konyaalti Beach

This homely bed and breakfast offers a selection of guest rooms featuring a well-equipped kitchenette, a dining area, in-room appliances, and a balcony. Some rooms face the mountains, while others open into the garden.

This beachfront B&B offers a hot tub, jacuzzi, foot bath, sun loungers, and umbrellas. G, jacuzzi in the shared seating area, on the sun terrace, or soak up the sun in the lovely garden.


Picturesque Garden Retreat

Serene Outdoor Escape

Convenient Beach Access

Well-equipped in-room amenities and kitchenite


A little far from the city centre

Rustic style might not suit everyone

Best For Guest House

Noa’s Boutique Hotel

Noa's Boutique Hotel - a bright, traditional and authentic B&B surrounded by a wealth of Antalya's historyNoas-Boutique-Hotel-2 Noas-Boutique-Hotel-1

History enthusiasts flock to Noa’s Boutique Hotel to surround themselves with Antalya’s multicultural history in the most prestigious historic neighborhood, Antalya Keleici, dating back to the 1st century AD.

This boutique hotel is a wondrous amalgamation of history and ethnic culture, offering 11 uniquely designed rooms, luxurious amenities, and traditional homemade food.

Guests can explore multiple categories to find suitable accommodation, including Standard Room, Deluxe Standor Ode, Family Deluxe Suite Oda, and Promo Oda.

Guests spoke highly of the hotel’s breakfast spread, featuring options like traditional Turkish fares, English staples, and continental treats.


Rich multicultural history

Homemade authentic Turkish cuisine

Heart of prestigious Antalya Keleici

Sumptuous breakfast choices


Rooms on the smaller side

Noise from neighboring bars

Best For Historic Building

Hotel Lykia Old Town Antalya

Hotel Lykia Old Town Antalya - a lavish, historic and peaceful B&B with an oceanfront location Hotel-Lykia-Old-Town-Antalya-a-lavish-historic-and-peaceful-BB-with-an-oceanfront-location- Hotel-Lykia-Old-Town-Antalya-a-lavish-historic-and-peaceful-BB-with-an-oceanfront-location-2

Housed in a 19th-century mansion in the historic Kaleici district, Hotel Lykia is one of the best accommodations to live inside the old town, surrounded by historical attractions from the Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk, and Ottoman eras.

The hotel is a mere 4-minute stroll from Mermerli Beach and 7 minutes from the tram stop.

This 128-year-old mansion offers lovingly restored guest rooms, including Standard, Superior, and Suite Rooms. The accommodations have a peaceful atmosphere, equipped with intelligent appliances, mini-refrigerators, and WiFi, while the luxury accommodations offer fireplaces and living areas.

The hotel also features a walled courtyard garden with a pool, an outdoor bar, and an onsite organic farm, which supplies fresh produce for the breakfast buffet.


19th-century mansion and rich heritage

Close to Mermerli Beach and tram stop

Onsite organic farm

Central location in Kaleici district


No in-house parking

Some may find room size small


Top 15 Coolest Hotels in Antalya 

In the table below, we have compared the top 15  cool and unusual hotels in Antalya. You can sort the table based on different factors, like location, distance from attractions, price per night, and restaurants nearby:

Hotel NameLocationPrice Range (per night)Fitness FacilitiesDistance to Attractions (km)
Akra V HotelŞirinyalı Mahallesi İsmet Gökşen Caddesi, Muratpaşa$175-$308No2.51
The Marmara AntalyaEski Lara Yolu.No:136 Sirinyali Mah$455-$1115Yes3.81
AFFLON HOTELS LOFT CITYDeniz mahallesi 121.sokak No:6 Türk Telekom Sitesi Güllük PTT Yanı Muratpaşa$167-$382No1.13
AG Hotels Antalya27 Aspendos Bulvarı aspendos bulvarı no:27/A $217-$387No2.23
RAW BEACH HOTELGüzeloba Lara Caddesi, Sahil Yolu No:212$227-$252No11.02
Perge HotelsGençlik Mahallesi, 1311. Sk. No:5$273No3.01
Basel HotelArapsuyu Mah. 657 Sok. No:2 Konyaaltı$162-$239Yes3.23
Casa Sur AntalyaBarbaros Mahallesi, Kandiller Sokak 3 Kaleiçi Muratpasa,$197-$291No0.61
APA Mountain LodgeÇağlarca Mah. 4433 sok no 16 Çağlarca Mah$73-$114No18.03
AFFLON HOTELS SEA HILL CONCEPTDeniz Mahallesi 131.Sokak No: 7 Deniz$131-$175No1.13
Espina HotelCaglayan Mah. 2048 Sok. No:4 07235 Muratpasa$224-$363No7.03
Collesium GardenSarısu Mahallesi 2600 Sokak No 6 Konyaaltı Antalya$112No9.03
Noa's Boutique Hotel7 Kandiller Sokak, Old Town Kaleici$101-$220No2.53
Hotel Lykia Old Town AntalyaKılınçarslan Mahallesi$185-$279No2.23