SANTORINI

CASA FRANCESCA MUSSES STUDIOS
Oia
Tel: +30 22860 71406
Fax: +30 22860 71509
Email: info@casafrancesca.gr
Website: www.casafrancesca.gr
Neighbourhood: Oia
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Set in a quiet location, Musses is a 6-7 minute walk from the Oia centre and the bus station. But more importantly, it’s just across the street from the famous caldera views. The quaint rooms open into a cute garden patio; while the studios and apartments open into a shared terrace with a nice sea view (studios with private sea view balconies are available). Amenities include a TV, air-conditioning, coffee maker, fridge and private bathrooms. The studios and apartments have a kitchen. Wi-Fi is free, breakfast is 9 Euros and the airport / ferry transfer is 30 Euros one way per car (up to 4 people).

YOUTH HOSTEL OIA
Oia
Tel: +30 22860 71465
Fax: +30 22860 71465
Website: www.santorinihostel.gr
Neighbourhood: Oia
Youth Hostel’s dorms are dirt cheap. But that’s not the best part; the hostel’s lovely rooftop terrace has amazing views of the sunset. Apart from the views, the terrace also has a bar with happy hour and cheap snacks. The hostel is located near the centre in a picturesque building with a charming courtyard, a fountain and bougainvilleas. The dorms are spotless and most have bathrooms in the room (female only dorms are available). Internet is free, breakfast is included. If you don’t mind sharing bathrooms, this is the place. Food tip: For a delicious Cypriot meal, head to Kyprida close by.

ASPA VILLAS
Oia
Tel: +30 22860 71381
Mobile: +30 69737 90573
Fax: +30 22860 71385
Email: info@aspavillas.com
Website: www.aspavillas.com
Neighbourhood: Oia
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Aspa’s rooms are not big, but the views and the owner Dimitris’s hospitality make up for it. You’ll be greeted with orange juice, cake and a smile. It’s a 10 minute walk to the centre but the essentials are steps away: mini market, bus-stop, scooter rental. The rooms have simple, warm décor and private balconies with sea or caldera views (the cave rooms which are down the hill have the best views). All rooms come with a TV, air-conditioning, complimentary tea / coffee, fridge, kitchen, free Wi-Fi and private bathrooms. There’s also a small but nice pool. Breakfast is 7 Euros.

OIA OLD HOUSES
Oia
Mobile: +30 6973 016771
Fax: +30 22860 71198
Email: vman1945@otenet.gr
Website: www.oldoiahouses.gr
Neighbourhood: Oia
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Oia Old Houses has a million dollar caldera view without a million dollar price tag. It’s a bunch of affordable cliff side apartments, some located in the centre and some a short walk away. The apartments are cozy and rustic, with private patios that have stunning views of the caldera. All apartments come with a TV, air-conditioner, kitchen and private bathrooms. Wi-Fi is free and an included breakfast is brought to your door every morning. Overall, it’s hard to find a better view in Oia for this price. Airport / port transfer is 25 Euros per way for 2 people. Note: Check in is at Lotza Restaurant near the centre.

LOTZA STUDIOS
Finikia, Oia
Tel: +30 22860 71051
Fax: +30 22860 71074
Mobile: +30 69745 52066
Email: lotza@otenet.gr
Website: www.santorinilotza.gr
Neighbourhood: Oia
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If you’re looking for a charming place in a tranquil setting, you’ll adore Lotza. It’s dripping with charm and is located in Finikia, a peaceful little village just 1 km away from Oia. The cave style studios are elegantly furnished in traditional style and open into a beautiful patio with views of the countryside and the sea. There’s also a small pool with a jacuzzi. All studios have a TV, free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, a full kitchen, coffee maker and neat private bathrooms. There’s no breakfast but there’s a mini-market 200 meters away where you can buy fruits and other food stuff.

ANEMOMILOS HOTEL – APARTMENTS
Oia
Tel: +30 22860 71 410
Fax: +30 22860 71 533
Website: www.anemomilos.com
Neighbourhood: Oia
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Anemomilos has spacious and tastefully done up rooms, apartments and private villas at pocket friendly prices. The hotel also has a big pool and a fantastic but reasonable priced restaurant. The apartments, villas and some of the rooms have private balconies or large patios with super views of the sea (villa no. 2 has the prized caldera view). Amenities include a TV, telephone, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi and private bathroom. The apartments and villas also have a kitchen. Breakfast is 6 Euros. The centre is a 10 minute walk away but the caldera views are just across the road.

KYKLADONISIA HOTEL AND HOSTEL
Fira
Tel: +30 22860 22458
Fax: +30 22860 25184
Email: info@kykladonisia.com
Website: www.kykladonisia.com
Neighbourhood: Fira Town
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Kykladonisia offers rooms and dorms spread across 3 buildings. The rooms vary in size, some are large with sofas and extra seating areas, while some are a bit of a squeeze, so ask ahead. There is a small but nice pool which is carved into a rock and 2 large terraces with lovely sea views. Both, rooms and dorms, have charming décor, a TV, air-conditioning, fridge and neat private bathrooms. Breakfast is included, internet is free and the city centre is a 6-8 minute walk. Note: There are a lot of steps between the hotel and the street, so be prepared for a steep walk.

ANTONIA HOTEL
Fira
Tel: +30 22860 22879
Fax: +30 22860 23745
Email: info@hotelantonia.gr
Website: www.hotelantonia.gr
Neighbourhood: Fira Town
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The renovated Antonia is very good value for money. It might not have the caldera views but it has modern, comfortable rooms at affordable prices and offers free airport / ferry transfer. It’s also conveniently located: in a quiet area near the main square, bus station and the restaurants. The rooms, with simple décor, have a TV, air-conditioning, fridge and impressive private bathrooms. Some rooms have private balconies with views of the sea in the distance. There’s no breakfast but complimentary tea and coffee is available all day. Wi-Fi is free. Food tip: For some of the best Greek food in Fira, try Kapari Taverna nearby.

PENSION PETROS
Fira
Tel: 30 22860 22573
Fax: 30 22860 22615
Email: info@hotelpetros-santorini.gr
Website: www.hotelpetros-santorini.gr
Neighbourhood: Fira Town
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Family run Petros is just a few meters down the road from Antonia Hotel. This friendly pension has a laid back feel and pleasant rooms that are large and newly renovated. It also has a tiny indoor pool and a cute terrace which is perfect for relaxing after a long day. The rooms have a TV, air-conditioning, telephone, fridge and private bathrooms. Rooms with private balconies are also available. Internet is free, breakfast is 4 Euros and the pension offers free airport / ferry pick transfer. PS: If you’re lucky, Mr. Petros will gift you a bottle of his homemade wine.

HOTEL KETI
Fira
Tel: +30 22860 22324
Fax: +30 22860 22380
Email: info@hotelketi.gr
Website: www.hotelketi.gr
Neighbourhood: Fira Town
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Keti is a little gem. For starters, it has a killer location, right on the edge of the caldera. So the common terrace and rooms have stunning views (3 of them open into a private terrace, some have private balconies). The rooms, carved into the cliff, are top notch: spic and span and spacious, with easy on the eye décor. All rooms come with a TV, telephone, fridge and large private bathrooms with a bathtub (most rooms have a jacuzzi). Wi-Fi is free, breakfast is 6 Euros and airport / ferry transfer is 10 Euros per person one way. Note: It’s an uphill walk from the hotel to the town.

LOIZOS APARTMENTS
Fira
Tel: +30 22860 24046
Fax: +30 22860 25188
Email: info@loizos.gr
Website: www.loizos.gr
Neighbourhood: Fira Town
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Loizos doesn’t have caldera views but its location is quiet and convenient: off the main street and near the caldera edge, the restaurants, bus-stop and the supermarket. The rooms are clean and spacious and most have private balconies (recommended). For nice views of the sea get a room on the 2nd floor. Amenities include a TV, air-conditioning, fridge, free Wi-Fi and private bathrooms (some rooms also have a kitchenette). Airport / port transfer is free, breakfast is 7 Euro. The hotel also has a small pool and arranges car / scooters for hire.

PENSION GEORGE
Karterados
Tel: +30 22860 22351
Fax: +30 22860 24114
Email: enquiries@pensiongeorge.com
Website: www.pensiongeorge.com
Neighbourhood: Karterados
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This friendly pension is perfect if you want the action of Fira minus the crowds. Located 2 kms from Fira in the village of Karterados, the pension is a quiet oasis. A cute courtyard laden with flowers and a pool surrounded by trees, adds to its charm. The rooms are basic but cheap and clean. All rooms have private bathrooms, some also have a TV, kitchen and private balconies (a few with faint sea views). The eateries, bus-stop and bike hire are nearby. Wi-Fi and Airport / port transfer is free, breakfast is 6 Euros. If you don’t mind sacrificing the views you’ll be in for a lovely stay.

MERO VIGLA APARTMENTS
Imerovigli
Tel: +30 22860 24967
Fax: +30 22860 24074
Email: info@meroviglahotel.gr
Website: www.meroviglahotel.gr
Neighbourhood: Imerovigli
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Cozy, colourful and tastefully done-up, Mero Viglo’s apartments are as charming as its owner. They’re also comfortable and most have gorgeous caldera views from their private balconies. Not surprising since they’re located at the highest point in Imerovigli. The walk to Fira, along a narrow path, is pretty but a long one (if you feel lazy, the bus-stop is close by). The apartments have a TV, telephone, air-conditioning, fridge, kitchen and private bathrooms. Mero Vigla also has a nice, big pool surrounded by trees and a poolside bar. Internet is free, breakfast is 10 Euros.

MEROVIGLIOSSO
Imerovigli
Tel: +30 22860 25950
Fax: +30 22860 23691
Email: merovi@otenet.gr
Website: www.merovigliosso-santorini.com
Neighbourhood: Imerovigli
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Merovigliosso’s service is hard to match: free airport / port transfer, complimentary bottle of wine and a super helpful staff. Add the amazing caldera and sunset views from the private balcony of your apartment and you have a winner. Less expensive studios without sea views are also available. Both are clean, with quirky décor and have a TV, air-conditioning, fridge, a full kitchen, tea / coffee making facilities and private bathrooms (apartments have a jacuzzi). Wi-Fi is free and the included breakfast, served by the small pool, is delicious. The bus-stop is nearby away.

STELIOS PLACE
Perissa
Tel: +30 22860 81860
Fax: +30 22860 81707
Email: splace@otenet.gr
Website: www.steliosplace.com
Neighbourhood: Perissa
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The Stelios family which runs Stelios Place will make you feel at home the minute you walk in. This warm and friendly little place is surrounded by trees and located very close to the beach. Bliss. The rooms are basic but cheap, clean and spacious. All rooms have a TV, fridge, private balcony (some with sea views) and private bathrooms. There’s an inviting pool and a bar which also serves snacks. Internet is free, breakfast is 5 Euros and the restaurants are close by. Bonus: A free airport / ferry transfer. Two big thumbs up for Stelios Place and the Stelios family.

ANNY STUDIOS
Perissa Beach
Tel: +30 22860 31627
Fax: +30 22860 31626
Email: hotelanny@san.forthnet.gr
Website: www.annystudios.com
Neighbourhood: Perissa
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If being close to the beach tops your priority list, you’ll like Anny, it’s just steps away from the beach. But if want some quiet, you might be disappointed because it can get noisy. Thanks to a mainly young crowd and the poolside bar. The rooms have a TV, air-conditioning, fridge, hot plate, pool view private balconies and small private bathrooms. There’s also free laundry service, free internet and free airport / port pick up (drop off is only to the port). Breakfast is 4 Euros. Food tip: For some of the best fish in Santorini, head to Fratzeskos Fish Tavern on Perissa Beach.

ZORZIS HOTEL
Perissa
Tel: +30 22860 81104
Fax: +30 22860 81107
Email: info@santorinizorzis.com
Website: www.santorinizorzis.com
Neighbourhood: Perissa
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Nicely set against the backdrop of a mountain, Zorzis is a fantastic option. With just 10 rooms it feels intimate, while it’s quiet setting, greenery and colourful tropical flowers make it very idyllic. The rooms are clean and tastefully done up, with white walls and elegant wood furniture. All rooms come with a TV, air-conditioning, fridge, telephone, free Wi-Fi, cute private balconies and neat private bathrooms. The included breakfast is good, there’s also a pool with jacuzzi and the owners are super sweet. The beach is a short walk away, so are the many restaurants, cafes and bars.

IRINI’S ROOMS
Kamari Beach
Tel: +30 22860 31246
Fax: +30 22860 32723
Email: info@irinis-santorini.com
Website: www.irinis-santorini.com
Neighbourhood: Kamari
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One of Irini’s best features is its setting: on the Kamari beach front and close to the bus-stop, the bars and restaurants. But why would you want to eat anywhere else, the hotel has a great outdoor restaurant, which is one of the best in Kamari. The rooms at are not bad either; they’re ridiculously cheap and airy, with homely decor. Most have large private balconies with perfect views of the sea. All rooms come with a TV, air-conditioning, fridge and neat private bathrooms. Breakfast is from 3 Euros to 8 Euros. Irini’s is ideal for putting your feet up and doing nothing.

THE BOAT HOUSE HOTEL
Kamari Beach
Tel: +30 22860 33477
Mobile: +30 69465 25339
Email: boathouse@otenet.gr
Website: www.boathousehotel.com
Neighbourhood: Kamari
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The Boat House is not cheap, but it’s worth the extra Euros. Located on the beach front, it’s a gem of a place. It has a lovely, relaxing pool, a cute pool-side bar and an excellent breakfast buffet (included), which is a rarity on the island. The rooms, with warm pastel colours and elegant décor, are spacious and in tip top shape. Rooms with sea view private balconies are also available (the garden suite has a cute private garden). All rooms have a telephone, air-conditioning, fridge and private bathrooms. Wi-Fi and airport pick up is free (8 am to 12 midnight). The eateries are at your doorstep.

SIDERIS SUNFLOWER VILLA
Kamari
Tel: +30 22860 32643
Fax: +30 22860 32643
Email: gregfytros@yahoo.gr
Website: www.siderissunflower.gr
Neighbourhood: Kamari
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Located a 8-10 minute walk away from the beach, Sideris offers perfectly good rooms at throwaway prices. The rooms are basic and the décor is nothing to write home about but they’re clean, with private balconies (most with pool / sea view). The hotel has a large sized pool and a pool side bar which is a handy meeting place in the evening. All rooms come with a fridge, air-conditioning, kitchenette and private bathrooms. Wi-Fi is free, breakfast is 5 Euro and airport / port transfer is 10 Euro per way per car. Sideris is a good ‘away from the beachfront bustle’ option.