Knowing it was out of season I was quite releaved the Orion was open because talking to the local expats nothing else appeared to be. I had a little bit of barttering on price room clean and tidy but no restaurant open or snacks available Faliraki needs a kick up the backside virtually nothing open and there seemed plenty of... More
- Also Known As:
- Orion Hotel Faliraki
- Orion Hotel Faliraki, Rhodes
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The three-star Orion Hotel is in a prime location fronting onto Kallithea Avenue (Club Street) in the popular resort of Faliraki on the beautiful Aegean island of Rhodes. Situated in extensive grounds the Orion offers clean comfortable accommodation in a tranquil location whilst being on the door-step of Faliraki's fabulous Blue-Flag beach, shops and night-life. The pretty harbour is just a 10 minute walk away, from where ferries operate to Rhodes and Lindos, and boat trips and excursions depart.The hotel offers a warm Greek welcome from Polichronis Papageorgiou and three generations of his family. Facilities include a superb pool, childrens' pool and Jacuzzi with complimentary sun-beds and umbrellas next to the popular Pool Bar & Café which opens from 0900h until very late, serving meals and snacks throughout the day and evening along with a great choice of drinks including quality cocktails and spirits, local wines and draught beer. It is an ideal escape from the midday sun and also a great place to relax with friends for drinks before heading out for the evening, benefiting from big-screen TVs, music, pool tables and internet PCs.Reception is open 24 hours, with sofas and chairs, a TV, and safety deposit boxes for hire.Orion en-suite rooms are well-furnished with comfortable beds, plenty of wardrobe space, dressing table & chair and all benefit from a large balcony/terrace. Our studios contain a kitchenette equipped with an electric kettle, refrigerator, crockery & cutlery for preparation of cold meals and snacks. All rooms have satellite TV and internal telephones. Lifts to all floors are provided in all three buildings.The Orion Restaurant offers a superb choice of menu catering for all tastes from 0730h to 2330h daily: Traditional Greek dishes, international dishes, breakfasts, snacks and dinners. Half-board/B&B guest meals are served in the Orion Restaurant: an extended buffet-breakfast is served from 0730h to 1000h, a table d'Hôte dinner (choice of two main courses) is served from 1830h to 2200h. The Orion Restaurant has an extensive bar serving quality drinks including cocktails, spirits, local wines and draught beers at attractive prices.Bus stops to all destinations are located within 3 minutes walk of reception, making the Orion an ideal base for exploring the island of Rhodes. Historic Rhodes Town and picturesque Lindos are served by a frequent bus service. There is a choice of reputable local car hire operators nearby, offering delivery & pick-up from the hotel or airport if required. Kallithea Spa is a delightful local attraction, with beautifully restored Italian buildings on the water's edge, with a restaurant and art gallery. Faliraki's fabulous Water Park is also a popular local attraction offering a great day out and fun for all ages. Village life can be sampled in Kallithies, set in the hillside overlooking Faliraki Bay. Faliraki's main beach offers safe sandy bathing in crystal clear (Blue Flag) waters with a wide selection of water sports on offer, along with many restaurants and tavernas fronting onto the beach. Karatha Bay, beyond the harbour, is a little quieter, offering a beach with mixed sand and shingle. Faliraki's Nudist Beach is situated in the most southerly bay, beyond the small headland at the end of Karatha Bay. Ladiko Bay and Anthony Quinn Bay, both popular beaches and ideal for snorkelling, are situated over the southern headland and can be easily accessed with a short bus ride, or a walk over the hills.Taxi ranks operate from the airport and harbour for direct transfer. Buses (via Rhodes Mandraki bus station) stop near to the hotel on both Kallithea Avenue and the main Rhodes - Lindos Road. Located just 15km from the airport makes transfers to the Orion Hotel easy. ... more less
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