The hotels in Canakkale can be devided into two groups. Those in the city mainly cater to visitors to the ancient city of Troy or those touring the battlefields of the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915. Some 12 to 14 km away from the city centre in Guzelyali there are hotels along the coastline that servet he summer and sea tourism trade. There are very frequent minibus services between Canakkale and Guzelyali.
In Guzelyali there are hotels of up to three star standard. There are also hotels in the towns of Ecebat and Gelibolu on the European side of the Dardanelles.In Canakkale, Guzelyali, Gelibolu, and Ecebat there are numerous restaurants and shopping facilities.The sea is clean but with current flowing down the Dardanelles Strait it is always a bit cool, making it nice on hot summer days.