The hard-working reception staff of the Little Rochari (Stavroula in the morning, Eva in the afternoon, and Vassilis overnight) make this hotel the gem that it is. Nice, nice people who couldn't do enough to make sure that we were comfortable.
Although affiliated with the Rochari down the hill, the Little Rochari couldn't have felt more different, at least from our experience. Whereas the Rochari seemed to be popular with the fabulous but stereotypical muscle Mary's (shaved heads, steroid-inflamed jaws, four rings on each hand, tramp stamps and tribal tattoos -- shall I go on, or have you lost your lunch, too?), the Little Rochari was for the rest of us, and for straight patrons too.
Besides the staff, the highlight was the pool: well maintained and comfortable enough that we didn't even go to the beach during the three nights that we were there. However, there are only eight sun loungers and three umbrellas: I wonder whether this is a problem at busier times of the year. For those who do want to sample the legendary Mykonian beaches, the south bus station -- which serves most of the beaches that do have bus service -- is not more than 5 minutes' walk, and in between the hotel and the bus station are a handful of moto-rental places.
We got a small room with a sea view, with two single (twin) beds. It was the right size for us and everything worked fine, although it did take some effort to find the light switches for the bedside lights. I will agree with another reviewer who thought that the rooms could stand a little extra cleaning ... our floor felt a little bit dirty for the whole time that we were there. The bathrooms were a little small but fine for us.
Breakfast was very good, served buffet style from 8am. Stavroula will cook you eggs as you like them, and the fruit salad was particularly delicious.
It is worth getting a room with a sea view.
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