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Virginia's Houses

Agios Nikolaos | near the castle, Oia, Greece
Virginia's Houses
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Virginia's houses are as good as all the reviews say. Best views, great location, friendly and helpful owners. And it is a real cave house, dug out of the hill side. We found that curios were generally 50% more expensive in Oia than in Fira. And the restaurants too. Fira has a lot more choice and were much cheaper, especially... More 

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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was the best, the coolest place we've ever stayed! Loved every minute of our vacation there! Virginia was an adorable charming hostess who went out of her way each and every day to make our stay memorable. She helped with planning our stay, renting a car, made a couple of phone calls for me, was just charming. We stayed... More 

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new york
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Had an amazing stay here with friends in August 2014. We rented the 2 bedroom with the sleeping cot in the living room. Even though we arrived late at night getting the house provided rental car was easy - there was someone to greet us right at the airport and to guide us on our way. Once we arrived Virginia's... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

First impressions say a lot, Virginia greeted us with a smile and the most welcoming and accommodating demeanor. She maintains and cares for her beautiful cave houses with some of the best views on the island. Having a quiet classic breakfast in the mornings on the veranda each morning while enjoying the breathtaking views was a highlight of our trip... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Virginia and her husband are so great! We have stayed here, and have friends who have stayed here since then. Everyone has loved it. This is a perfect spot for those looking for some peace and quiet. This isn't a resort. No pool or restaurant, so think of it as more of a vacation rental with perks. If this is... More 

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Markham, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Honestly, when we all rate a place with a high score, the price of this place will go up sooner and later as more people will go for it, whatever it is a restaurant or a hotel which is not what people expected. However my heart forces me to give a highest rank to this hotel. When we moved in... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I am so happy of all places searched we chose to stay at Virginia's! It's simply the best location in Oia- away from the crowds but very close to the main "street" and the sunset point, in the middle of everything yet very quiet. The house has everything you need and is impeccably clean. You can cook you meals right... More 

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Crewe, Cheshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Actually it’s only about 20 meters down very steep steps but Virginia’s Houses are a world away from the hordes that descend on Oia at most times of the day. I can underline all the superlatives that have already been posted about this accommodation. An exceptional position with 180° views across the sea-flooded caldera to Thirassia, the volcano, Fira, Imerovigli... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This place is perfect if you don't need room service or a pool. The apartments are in good condition and nicely, traditionally decorated. You get your own smallish veranda with an amazing view of caldera. Virginia is very friendly and does her best to take care of guests. The location is excellent, just a 2-minute walk to the main street... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Everything about our stay was perfect- from our reception and help down with our luggage - our host Yannus and his son Mandalus were so kind and informative about the island and house - giving us ideas of where to eat and swim. We came in at night, and when we awoke to the caldera view we were so delighted... More 

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