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“Beautiful Hotel In Every Way” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Grotta
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hora, Naxos Town 84300, Greece   |  
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Ranked #2 of 59 Hotels in Naxos Town
Boston, Massachusetts
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“Beautiful Hotel In Every Way”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This cheerful looking, charming hotel is perched on a hill, with fantastic views of the water and the town. It's very conveniently located, so one can easily walk to town. The staff was wonderful. They offered to pick us up at the ferry and took us back later. When we arrived, we were ushered into their lovely dining room/lobby for a complimentary drink and snack. Even though I mistakenly booked for two instead of three people, the manager, Dimitris, accommodated us nicely. He also arranged for a very nice and knowledgeable former tour guide to show us the town. The breakfast was scrumptous with Dimitris' mother's homemade pies. There were many to choose from. The hotel bathroom was dated, but they're planning to remodel December, 2014. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to everyone who goes to Naxos, which is a beautiful island.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Service
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Denman, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great family run hotel, close to town a 5 minute walk. Breakfast was amazing, everything was homemade and variety for everybody. Owners couldn't do enough for you. The hotel overlook the town of Hora. Sunsets that you just can't get anywhere. Highly recommend close to restaurants, port and shops.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Everything about this hotel is fantastic. The staff, food, location, cleanliness... Everything. Highly recommend this hotel. You are greeted with wine. Breakfast is very good. It's a short walk to the main strip with all the restaurants, but it's worth the peace and quote at night.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Yes this is the best hotel in Naxos. There isn't an outdoor pool, but you don't come to Naxos to stay by the pool. Hotel Grotta has a great view of Hora (the main town) and the sunset from the hill above. It is just a short five minute walk down a dirt path or a ten minute walk along the paved road to town. Remember to bring a small flashlight to make your travels easier. Naxos has so much variety and Hotel Grotta is a great base to explore it all. In our two weeks in Greece, this was the one place we hired a rental car. Driving out to the beaches and small villages of Naxos is a must. Our favorites where Mikri Beach for the kite surfers and Halki for the great shops. The quality and amount of food at breakfast cannot be beat. The free pickup from the port is a great bonus. When we return to Naxos, we will certainly stay with the wonderful family that runs Hotel Grotta.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Darwin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great little hotel, close to town 5 min walk, lovely staff. I'm sure someone stays up baking all night preparing breakfast. I have never seen such a selection of food to suit all nationalities and all freshly baked. Owners cannot do enough and they are genuine in any offer to help. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We were three nights at Hotel Grotta. We were so happy when we realized how close we were to the town versus where some of the other hotels we looked at were located. This was the perfect choice in the perfect location. The owners were there to help all of the time and were really great. As my wife said, it was much more like a bed and breakfast than a hotel and it was a short walk down the hill to the town of Naxo. The breakfast every morning was extensive and you could always find something you liked in the choices; probably over 20. The rooms are clean, while smaller; but protected from the winds that blew over Naxos. We slept great on the beds and the showers had good water pressure, though the water seemed to go where ever it wanted, including on the tile floor of the room. We really enjoyed the island of Naxos and the hotel was the perfect selection for our family on the island.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed for 4 nights after our trip to Santorini.
The hotel is very clean and ideally located to discover the island. A short walk to the town center provides a wide range of restaurants, shops.
The most amazing is the staff so helpful and really accommodating.

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Additional Information about Hotel Grotta

Address: Hora, Naxos Town 84300, Greece
Location: Greece > Cyclades > Naxos > Naxos Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Naxos Town
#1 Family Hotel in Naxos Town
#2 Romantic Hotel in Naxos Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Grotta 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Grotta Hotel Naxos City
Hotel Grotta Naxos, Greece

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