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Kybele

At a Glance

    Pros

  • unique decor and quirky charm
  • warm, friendly staff

    Cons

  • no terrace, elevator, or TVs in most rooms
  • breakfast served in somewhat dim underground level
  • heavily ornamented, lamp-filled rooms may not appeal to everyone

Kybele Review

Named after an ancient Anatolian fertility goddess, this charming little inn is best known for the incredible profusion of antique lamps—4,000 at last count—that hang from the ceilings in the ornate, parlor-like lobby and small but imaginatively decorated rooms. Aside from the numerous lamps (both functional and purely ornamental), rooms have old-fashioned decor, including antique furniture, textured floral wallpaper, kilims, and Turkish textiles. There's a little garden in the back, a cozy library, and a good restaurant.

    Hotel Details

  • 16 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 11-19-2013

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