This 200-year-old Greek house behind the cathedral is full of old Turkish textiles and objets d'art. Facilities include a communal kitchen and a vine-shaded terrace with sweeping views. Rooms are rustic chic and the small dormitory sleeping up to six is quite charming. Bathrooms are clean and plentiful. Wi-fi is on the ground floor only; breakfast costs ₺20.
Set in a 140-year old stone house, Taksiyarhis offers free Wi-Fi and air-conditioned accommodation. It features a furnished terrace with panoramic views of Ayvalık and the Aegean Sea. Taksiyarhis Pension has a well-equipped kitchen for guests’ common use. There is also a lounge area with oversized cushions and a fireplace. It features private and shared rooms with a traditional décor. Shared bathroom facilities are also available. Touristic sites in Ayvalık historic centre include the Saatli Mosque and Taksiyarhis Church. Sarmsakli Beach is 8 km from Taksiyarhis. Local dolmuş busses leave in front of the hotel. Public parking is available at Taksiyarhis Pension.