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Hotel Kavalari

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 17, Fira 84700, Greece
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Ranked #35 of 76 hotels in Fira
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though my room itself was as tucked into a corner as you could be at this hotel, it hardly mattered as every "level" of the hotel was open with tables and STUNNING views. Though I considered the room pricey, for the standards of Santorini it was relatively affordable. The location is easy for arriving/leaving, great for caldera views, and located... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

our room had a beautiful view of the caldera and we could see what cruise ships were in town. Understand this hotel is built on the side of the mountain. we had to walk down three flights of stairs outside to get to our breakfast table. good breakfast plenty of fresh fruit and bread. Bathroom had a huge shower but... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed 2 nights here on our holiday. this hotel I set on the caldera edge and is terraced, so there are a lot of steps to negotiate. this is not an hotel for the elderly, or those who are infirm, however, yannis will carry your cases to your beauitiful room. our room had a massive cave type walk in... More

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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in cave room.. Rooms r small but very romantic... Beautiful views.. Friendly staff..Good value for money.. Located close to the center of fira... Overall had an awesum tym.. Difficult to say bye to kavalari..

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The position of Fira town along the cliff edge of the caldera (Santorini) means that the hotels, restaurants and bars with the best views are terraced, with dozens of steps on many levels – not ideal for the elderly, or those with gammy knees. This was the case with the Kavalari Hotel, pre-booked for us by Fantasy Travel (Athens). Our... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

+prime location +lovely rooms with all mod cons +abundant patios and terraces - nicely decorated with mediterranean herbs and plants +very affordable rates +extremely helpful and flexible staff +free breakfast with fresh and yummy pastries -patchy wifi

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arrived at 11pm and darling receptionist was waiting for me with maps, information re: restaurants walking distance from hotel on Santorini...good Bars, tours, costs etc. Bell boy Yanni, carried my case on his head, down the 40 stone steps to my gorgeously golden lit cave apartment. My breath was taken away with the incredible view all around me....the cliff top... More

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Seattle, Washington
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is NOT deluxe hotel standard, but if you book a cave room (recommend #29 or #32), then you're in for a treat. The standard rooms are that, standard and not fancy. But the views are amazing and the outdoor terraces (there are a couple with LOT'S of stairs in between) are just beautiful. There are some negative reviews about... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This hotel sits at the top of the ridge in the center of town overlooking the caldera and ocean. Views are fantastic. Cab and some busses drop you off at the hotel entrance and you walk down 20-30 steps to office. Then rooms are arranged on face of slope. Most rooms have small terraces or access to one nearby. Great... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

So many stairs!!! LOL! If it wasn't for my aching feet from travelling through the island of Santorini, I wouldn't have printed the first part, but their still hurting. Ache!!! This was my first time to the island and to Greece and what an amazing first hotel to stay at. The employees at the front desk were wonderful as well... More

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Address: P.O. Box 17, Fira 84700, Greece
Location: Greece > Cyclades > Santorini > Fira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Kavalari 2*
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Also Known As:
Kavalari Hotel Fira
Hotel Kavalari Santorini/Fira

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#30 Romantic Hotel in Fira
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The Kavalari, a small unique hotel originally a captain???s house, the property retains its traditional island architectural style. Situated on the rim of the Caldera, 300m above the sea, the property has exterior stairways which wind down the cliff face to various flowered terraces overlooking the volcano. Rooms are built directly into the cliff with access to various flowered terraces where guests relax enjoying beautiful surroundings and spectacular sunsets. ... more   less 
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