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Viva Mare Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Eftalou Molyvos, Eftalou 81108, Greece (Formerly Alkaios Hotel)
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Eftalou
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my vacation at Viva Mare Hotel at the begging of July.Breathtaking view with lovely sunsets. Excellent breakfast and prompt service by the entire personell. Extremely tasty a la carte dishes. I had a very pleasant experience changing pools every day. The wellness pool stole my heart and tuned my mood daily. All things considered, my choice of VIVA... More

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Kifisia, Greece
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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed there for just a couple of days. The savoury breakfast was delicious (unlike the sweet bits), the spa was real fun if you are easily amused and admission is just 5 Euros per person. The sea view is great and the surroundings just fine. The staff were helpful BUT they spoke to us in singular while they should speak... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Very nice hotel with great view by the sea. Excellent pools and as a bonus great play areas for children. Hotel is located slightly outside of Molivos but it is quiet and relaxing and you can easily get in to the town either with hotel minibus (4 times/day), local bus or by taxi (5€). Hotel staff is very friendly and... More

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A wonderful choice, worth its money! With a variety of pools to switch among and nice gardens. Polite staff, doing their best to serve you at any time. A clean and neat room, with a wonderful sea view. Three minutes from Molyvos, but at the same time a quiet and romantic place onto the seafront, away from noisy situations. A... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The hotel, when we booked advertised a 4* rating offering an evening buffet. This is no longer. As half board we were offered a pathetic choice of 3 meats or 2 meats & 1 fish depending on the day, with this you can have chips, saute or boiled potatoes or rice or pasta. The rice I had 1 day had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We stayed there at end of September 2013, for 8 days and we absolutely loved it. First of all, the location and the view the rooms get is spectacular. Molyvos is located on the north side of the Island and boasts a excavated and restored ancient fortress and a beautiful beach. The Town of Molyvos is beautifully lit at night... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We had a great week here. The location is superb looking across the strait to Turkey, and the pools are excellent - it felt like a mini-aqualand but without the crowds! They have a decent shuttle bus into the local town which is a real delight - but we liked the tranquility of the location too The beach is small... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Let's start with Molyvos (Mithyimna) - what a true gem on a greek island, totally unspoilt and showing visitors traditional greek styling. Sunsets we can only dream about, lovely friendly island people who genuinely want to make you feel welcome on their island. The Hotel The Alkaios is set on a hill approximately 2kms from Molyvos. A small, family owned... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

What made this Hotel for us was its pools and the two kids play areas. Just fantastic. Do not come to this resort of you want a beach holiday...the beach is rocky both in and out. You would definitely need to wear beach shoes. Had two interconnecting rooms on the first floor with a lovely outlook of the pool area... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Located just around 2kms from Mithimna with its spectacular sea bay and remarkable castle located above, the Alkaios Hotel is one of the biggest hotel facilities in this corner of Lesvos island. Hotel is located a bit remotely from Mithimna but easily accessible either by foot (20mins) or by car. However, you can also use a hotel shuttle going from/to... More

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Address: Eftalou Molyvos, Eftalou 81108, Greece (Formerly Alkaios Hotel)
Location: Greece > Northeast Aegean Islands > Lesbos > Eftalou
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Hotel Class:3 star — Viva Mare Hotel 3*
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Hotel “Alkaios” one of the best hotels in the island of Lesvos, is situated 1,4 kilometres from the ancient village of Molyvos, 1,2 kilometres from the hot springs of Eftalou, and 4 kilometres from the harbour of Petra. It has its own private beach of about two hundred twenty metres long, six swimming-pools (two of those ideal for children), and twenty three square meters of surrounding area, with two playgrounds, two lounge areas, restaurant and bars. The upgraded services plus the superb location of the hotel, combined with a dramatic view of the Aegean Sea, qualifies it as the best choice for enjoying your vacations, vacations that you will never forget.Room descriptionAll rooms are equipped with anatomic beds with double layer mattresses (soft-hard), and have balconies that offer an amazing view of the Aegean sea, or of the garden. Furthermore, all rooms are equipped with all technological facilities such as: A/C, T.V., D.V.D., wirelless Internet Access, telephone, and doors with magnetic lock.All bathrooms are made of marble, with hidden lighting,and some of them are equipped with Jacuzzi bathtubs, or hydro-massage columns that will offer you moments of relaxation in your personal space. ... more   less 
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