Ratings based on 27 Verified Reviews

4.5 out of 5
78% of guests recommend
4.8 Room cleanliness
4.6 Service & staff
4.5 Room comfort
4.5 Hotel condition
Expedia Verified Reviews
4 out of 5
by Nancy from Poulsbo

visit the country in Fetheye

Posted Oct 19, 2015 on Hotels
great quiet and private stay on the beach with animals and fruit trees all around
5 out of 5
by youssef from Montréal

Magnifique

Posted Jun 11, 2015 on Hotels
Magnifique
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by A verified traveler from York UK

Wonderful peaceful place

Posted May 12, 2015
Pros: The staff are amazing, the place exudes calmness, food is home cooked using produce from garden. Eating by the beach watching the sun go down is wonde
Cons: The only drawback we found was the sound of a disco at a nearby resort which could be heard at night. Not sure how you could stop this.
Location: Location of resort perfect for a get away from it all trip. There is a bus service to Fethiye a short walk from hotel but little else in immediate vic
We had the most wonderful stay here. There are only 14 rooms so it is never overcrowded. Rooms are simple but very comfortable with good bathroom, tv, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries. The most lovely , well tended gardens supply the kitchens. There are hens and chicks roaming around and a creek full of fish turtles and eels. A lovely pool to swim in.Then you come to the restaurant on the beach. A wonderful view of the sea and islands at every meal and if the weather is cool a glass summerhouse to eat in. Food is home cooked and there is complimentary afternoon tea every day.But best of all are the lovely lovely staff who cant do enough for you.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler from Canada

Amazing experience and food

Posted Apr 20, 2015
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We had an excellent experience at the Yonca Lodge. The staff are so nice and very accommodating. The pros for us were: amazing, fresh, food. The breakfast especially was something to look forward to, as well as the fresh fish for dinner. Location is so relaxing - on the beach, living among an incredible diversity of animals roaming free including chickens, roosters, frogs, cats, etc. The only cons were that we were there just before tourist season (mid-April), so the dinner menu was not elaborate. One other minor con was that there is a resort a few hundred meters away (club Majesty I believe) that played club music at night that we could hear in the distance. However, with earplugs it was fine to fall asleep. We would definitely recommend staying at the Yonca Lodge, and look forward to returning if we travel to the Fethiye area again in the future. P.S. The google maps location of Yonca Lodge is currently incorrect, so the hotel is difficult to find if using this software to locate the hotel upon first arrival.
2 out of 5
by A verified traveler from Wellington, New Zealand

Better for those with cars. Bad comments by staff.

Posted Oct 21, 2014
Beautiful setting and beautifully decorated rooms. However, I wouldn't recommend it for people without cars because it's far from Fethiye town, Oludeniz, Calis Beach etc. There are no restaurants or shops nearby. Second, the shower was dangerously boiling hot. I burnt my hand testing the water. Finally, I complimented the waitress on the breakfast and she replied, "Be careful. You're getting fat!" Shocking experience. I won't be coming back or recommending this place
Comment from Hotel Management
Mar 12, 2015 by Yonca Lodge Family , Hotel Management
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to comment on your accomadation.About your recommendation, we kindly would like to remind that there are regular buses to Fethiye in every 15 minutes which is an interchange stop for famous places. Your constructive and helpful comments will help us evaluate and improve ourselves to serve you better. We will ensure you that all your comments will be taken into consideration and we will make required improvements. Please accept our apologies about dialogue between you and our teammate. We wished that you wouldn’t have such an experience but we will try to diminish all negative aspects in the future. Kind Regards, Yonca Lodge Family
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler from Oxford

Excellent hotel welcoming and quiet beach

Posted Sep 13, 2014
Pros: Quiet and relaxing with friendly staff and private beach.
Location: Regular buses into Fethiye with excellent links to other places. We really enjoyed the boat tours around the islands.
Lovely personal welcome when our taxi arrived. Very welcoming staff all very eager to help and all with brilliant English. Lovely afternoon tea on the beach!
Comment from Hotel Management
Mar 12, 2015 by Yonca Lodge Family , Hotel Management
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We are motivated with your nice comments and it was a pleasure to welcome you at Yonca Lodge As you mentioned, boat tour is an unmissable activity in Fethiye. By the way, we are preparing new recipes for afternoon tea. We look forward to seeing you again. Best Wishes, Yonca Lodge Family
2 out of 5
by A verified traveler from Penzance, Cornwall

Hotel Food for lunch and evening meals awful

Posted Jul 10, 2014
Pros: Don't have a burger or turkish ravioli as it's not freshly made but a supermarket product from the freezer section, 2oz burger!
Cons: We expected good Turkish home made food and good portions.The hotel needs someone who can cook good Turkish food. Mosquito nets over bed.
Location: To eat brilliant Turkish food and good portions you need to travel everyday by car/bus/taxi to Fethiya which is a shame as we didn't want to do that.
The hotel rooms are good and clean,the bed comfortable.The gardens are beautiful.The pool is good and clean.The hotel has its own sandy beach with loungers underneath mulberry trees.To get to swim in the sea you have to cross a stretch of sharp stones so you need to have those rubber foot coverings otherwise it's a pain getting in and out of the sea.There is a pond full of terrapins,water snakes,thousands of frogs.And home to millions of mosquitoes which come out to bite at night so bring lots of protective sprays or cover up.300 yards either side of the hotel are two huge all inclusive hotels which start to play their rave music from 10pm through to the wee small hours of the morning so if you are a light sleeper you will need to keep your room windows closed.There is no little village that you can walk to in the evening for a drink in the local bars or choices of restaurants.You are stuck with the hotel food.The inclusive continental breakfast is brilliant, home made jams,fresh breads,eggs,salad,savory pastries,cereal, fresh fruit, nuts, juices.The lunch menu and evening menu read well but that's all that's good about it.We didn't try everything on the menu as we only stayed for a week but after the second day we wanted to go home! I had the set menu the first night, the 3 plate meze was okayish. the 3tiny fish by the time i picked all the bones out after 15minutes left me with 2spoonfuls of meat.Turkish pasta with cheese - boiled, fried pasta with 2spoonfuls of feta cheese
Comment from Hotel Management
Mar 12, 2015 by Yonca Lodge Family , Hotel Management
Dear guest, Thank you very much taking time to share your comments with us. We think that it is the best way to evaluate ourselves in a fair way. We appreciate your comments and ensure you that they will be taken into consideration immediately to improve diminish aspects of your accomadation . We try to make required improvements about kitchen and hope that we will serve you better. However, we kindly would like to remind that Turkish ravioli (mantı) is not a supermarket frozen product. It is prepared daily but to keep it fresh and unspoiled we store it in thedeep freezer. When you order a ravioli, you eat a daily product but kept in deep freezer. About mosquitoes, we have nets on windows and you can ask for repellent sprays from restaurant area and reception whenever you need. If you weren’t informed about this, please accept our apologies. Moreover, we try to make required improvements about river near to garden but we respect to nature and keep it intact as far as possible. It has its own fauna and we are responsible to protect it. We are glad to hear that you liked our jams, we are preparing new ones fort he season. You can taste them again. We evaluate and improve ourselves according to feedbacks from our guests. Kind Regards, Yonca Lodge Family
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by victoria from northern california

Loved location, good value,a few glitches,

Posted May 10, 2014
This hotel has a great location, is charming, and the staff, particularly Danielle are great. One thing they could improve is the food as the hotel is not real close to town. If you are interested in food, if that is important to you, and particularly turkish food,then take a cab or better yet donuts or bus into fetiye. They can probably do a burger and fries for you ok. Great place to kayak, paddle board ,or swim from.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 17, 2015
Dear Victoria, Thank you for your kind comments. They are very important to us to improve ourselves constantly. Restaurant's menus are being modified according to our guests comments, suggestions and/or claims. We hope to see you again, so may be you would like to evaulate us again. Thanks in advance! Sincerely, Yonca Lodge Family
3 out of 5
by Stephen from London

Nice location, but...

Posted Sep 29, 2013 on Hotels
After a long drive and arriving in darkness we were welcomed by the friendly and accommodating staff who quickly got us to our room and onto a beach located restaurant table. Service and location of this hotel are great but I was surprised at the interior of the room which seemed more hostel than hotel, as did the 'restaurant'. Breakfast was adequate with hot resulting in boiled eggs only but again it was great to have a table on the beach. The hundreds of chickens and smattering of ducks and geese meandering around the gardens do add to the rustic nature of this B&B, which is more what it needs to be addressed as than a hotel even though it has full hotel facilities. It just needs a good scrub and smarten up all round to command the prices it seems to be getting. Also no fault of the hotel but the guests that place their towels etc on cabanas AND sun loungers whilst going for breakfasts and walks are really out of order. The smallness of this hotel adds to that - with only a few very well placed cabanas they are well sought after but this reserving whilst not using approach is so immature and belongs to those who have ot had much in life. To summarise, small B&B with a great out of the way location.
5 out of 5
by A verified traveler

This traveler left a rating score only Posted Sep 3, 2013 on Hotels