Just returned from our holiday on the beautful island of Symi (our 30th Greek island). We stayed at the anastasia apartments up in the chorio. Superbly placed for the view over Pedi beach. Our room (number 2) was slightly on the small size but ideal for what we wanted. Well positioned for local tavernas, bars, bakery and mini markets. Sadly the local museum was closed for re-furb. Not far from the apartments are the infamous steps down to the lovely harbour area (Yialos), we took @ 8 mins to go down and @ 10 mins to climb back up. There is a regular bus service running up and down 'the hill' and also to pedi beach. We found prices in chorio and yialis to be about the same, eating out was superb and we found the Neridia taverna (at the rear of the harbour area) and the Odyssia (near the boat yard) to be excellent.
A special mention to the Sunrise Bar, owned by Kevin and Claudia, well situated for our apartments, always a smiling face and advice if requested. Open early and late if desired - a superb oasis. All being well we will return.