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The Old Markets

Kali Strata, 85600 , Greece
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Ranked #1 of 8 Symi B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Digger808 Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm reviewing this through gritted teeth as there are only a handful of rooms and it's getting harder and harder to book. I really don't want to tell anyone else about this little gem. Five beautiful rooms, each a unique space designed impeccably and individually. A common terrace to hang out on or grab a drink from the honour bar,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is a jewel within the jewel that is the remarkably beautiful island of Symi. If you like 5 star treatment and attention to details, then the Old Markets is the place for you. What a treat indeed! Carlo and Andy are excellent hosts and extremely knowledgeable about the island and everything it has to offer visitors, we could ask... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I suppose the title might be a slight exaggeration. However, if home is where you enjoy a luscious champagne breakfast on the terrace, or indulge in an apertivo after a hard day of doing nothing, or just gazing at the amazing view, while lounging around on elegant cushy daybeds. ... then I'd say this perfectly fits my description. The moment... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

First time in Symi and at The Old Markets Hotel. The staff are very friendly, location is excellent, concept rooms are very different, beautiful and comfortable. Looking forward to have my nespresso first thing in the morning and our terrace breakfast.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Very late review as we stayed at the Old Markets back in July but we had 9 perfect nights in the suite and loved it! Food, location, service all wonderful. Andrew and Carlo were the best hosts and we hope to return there before too long. Maybe our first anniversary !

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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The place is just great: superb rooms, brilliant service, and fantastic location. Having breakfast and cocktails on the terrace was an absolute treat. The hotel is very close to the port – very convenient for visiting different beaches. The owners, Carlo and Andrew, and their staff make sure everyone is very comfortable and happy.

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Rhodes, Greece
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14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

A two years old boutique hotel located very close to Symi's main harbour . What happens when two friends who love Symi decide to buy the almost ruined building that hosted the Old Market of the Island, renovated it and make one of the most beautiful hotels in Symi. Although most of the rooms have no views , all of... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We arrived at Symi after a long and exhausting trip. As soon as we stepped out the Hydrofoil onto the port, we were warmly welcomed by Andrew, one of the owners, who carried our luggage through the busy Saturday town and up 50 steps to The Old Markets. We stayed at this wonderful hotel for 8 nights, and adored every... More

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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We had 6 nights on symi.Fabulous island.We were met at the port by Andrew co owner with carlo.The hotel is a revamped heritage building & renovated to the the highest standard.We had the Venetian room,comfy bed great shower,quiet.Bed was turned down at night with chocolates.Breakfast is served on the lovely terrace upstairs overlooking the whole of symi.The terrace has a... More

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

On the beautiful island of Symi, one of the highlights was The Old Markets. It is safe to say, it was the best hotel experience we have had. The Old Markets itself, has been wonderfully restored, and the rooms are exquisite. The owners, Andrew and Carlo have a great attention towards the guests, and to details (reflected in the rooms,... More

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Address: Kali Strata, 85600 , Greece
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Location: Greece > Dodecanese > Symi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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A listed monument sensitively converted to provide exclusive accommodation as a Boutique Hotel. Just five large, charming rooms. Daily champagne breakfast, air-conditioning, power showers, luxury bed linen, honesty bar and stunning harbor views from a private terrace. Lunch and dinner available to guests utilizing fresh local ingredients. ... more   less 
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