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Amazing staff make this a wonderful place to stay, even going so far as to drop several of the guests at the top gate of Ephesus, saving a taxi trip. The garden restaurant is very peaceful and the food is decent and well-priced. Absolutely no complaints from me in regards to my stay.
Boomerang is in a terrific position - ideal for town, transport and the sites but just one street back so you are away from noise. It has a lovely, relaxing garden to enjoy a drink after a hard day's tourism. It is run by a Turkish/Australian/Chinese couple who are very kind and attentive. They really look after their guests and provide lots of inside information without any hard sell. This is a real home away from home. We enjoyed our stay at Boomerang.
Upon arrival we were greeted by the friendliest staff who made us feel welcome straight away! We were given tea, a map, wifi and anything else we needed. Although we stayed in a dorm of 12, it was spacious and we each had a single bed rather than a bunk, which was very comfortable. The location was perfect with the bus station, town, and the ruins all within walking distance. A filling included Turkish breakfast was enjoyed and a nice break from the usual bread & jam. Would stay here again!
The room in the basement felt so moist and have a weird smell bec of small windows. It was difficult to stay in the basement especially if you can sense spirits. Upstairs for a private room, the room was small and the bathroom was separate from the room. They offer a transport to the airport for $50 (TL 150) but I felt like I can find a cheaper taxi to go to the airport, i felt like the owner got offended when I said i may find a cheaper one but I decided to accept the offer. He said taxi is 175
The inside is plain, but it's very clean. The outside was beautiful. The restaurant and staff are absolutely fantastic. If you are looking for a clean and inexpensive place to stay... this place is wonderful!
Family owned. GREAT place to stay! Great people, both family and staff are very friendly and cool. Right across the street from the bus station that brings you into town. It's basically across the street from the train that takes you to the Izmir airport too. Also it seems to be the only place to get Chinese food in the region, which is a plus if you've had your fill of kebab. The restaurant is very ethnic and cool too. I'll stay here again.
This is a very well run family business. They know the meaning of customer service. They are centrally located right in town and very close to the bus station.. The garden setting where you can relax and eat is the best. I would whole heartedly recommend Boomerang John Wirth Bendigo Australia
I think in the dorm it would be better to have lockers. Because you can never trust 100% other travelers.
Gracious, generous hosts. Lovely stay; would return.
Amazing staff, great food, great location! Would come back here again and again! No lockers or locks on the doors however (this isn't something that bothers me at all)
Best hostel I stayed in all of Turkey! Such a warm and family feel, good food and great location!
I stayed in the downstairs dorm, and felt like anyone could walk in or out. It didn't feel like the safest place, but the town seemed safe. The breakfast was great, and the staff was very helpful arranging tours. The only thing I didn't like is they don't accept credit cards. Cash only. Boo.
The staff were absolutely amazingamazing, they even booked my Ephesus Tour and my bus ticket to Fethiye. This was no issue and they were more than happy to help and ensure I s comfortable and had everything I needed during my stay. The restaurant was also convenient and provided delicious food. Breakfast was complimentary with my room, I had a private room with double bed and it was spacious, comfortable bed and balcony. Air con room and ensuite was great too! I would definitely stay here again!
The dorm smells like mildew and is noticeably damp. There is little (or no) night life in the city, so people go to bed early which is fine but people also wake up early which was not fine as they all used really loud alarm clocks! I've stayed in dorms just as large and never had such an inability to sleep in past 7:30am. But the staff, restaurant, and location is great.
Great hostel, the owner was so helpful with every question we had and gave really accurate information. Beautiful hostel with a great restaurant next door. I would recommend to anyone travelling to Selcuk
Boomerang was recommended to me by friends and I was very grateful! I will certainly recommend it to anyone I know who will be visiting the area.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Such a great environment to stay. The location is great and very easy to get to from the bus or the main road. Very close to St. Johns bascillia and close enough to Efes. The staff is very friendly and willing to help out. Would gladly stay again!
One of the best hostels i have stayed in. Hands down. Great food and excellent lounge area for guests. Convenient location. Family that runs the hostel is very helpful. Facilities were great and the underground dorm was good too. Made quite a few friends here. Best experience in all of Turkey.
Had a great experience at Boomerang this weekend. Traveling on a budget with a group, but it didn't even feel like it when we stayed here. The staff is so kind and despite arriving late at night, offered us tea and closed off part of the mixed dorm for our personal use. The attached restaurant serves a wonderful breakfast and has good food and drinks. Would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone headed to Ephesus or nearby. The location is also hard to beat!
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
My stay there was amazing. Great staff who go out of their way to help and really make a difference. This is my second year staying there and I'd highly recommend it to others.