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Madalena Hotel
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 94, Mykonos Town 84600, Greece   |  
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Ranked #40 of 83 Hotels in Mykonos Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

we had a very short stay at the end of Sept, The mini bus was there at the airport for our transfer which was most welcome. yes there are a lot of steps , and we did have help with the cases, worth the climb for the superb view, room was very nice , spacious airy, and free mini bar, We both wanted to take the bed with us onto our next 2 islands. such a treat to have a duvet in Greece, and comfy bed. Breakfast was good we had bacon and eggs served on the outside terrace, at night we strolled down to maria's restaurant just back from the beach which was very good, only thing that spoilt it was some very loud selfish Americans above us, not the hotels fault

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Aspen, Colorado
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25 hotel reviews
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

If you are looking for a very reasonably priced hotel with clean rooms in a great location - look no further. If you are expecting luxury - don't bother.

I stayed at the Madalena Hotel for 5 nights in late September 2012. Yes, it is a hike up the hill from town, but still easily walkable. Yes, there are many, many stairs to negotiate around the hotel - just keep in mind that the more steps you climb to your room, the better your view!

The rooms and baths are very clean with excellent quality linens and amenities. Each room has its own whisper-quiet A/C unit. Ask for a room with a "private" sea-view terrace, these will be the upper rooms which don't have the walk-by traffic like the ones closer to the office.

A full American breakfast was included - more than you could want. Elena and Anna were very helpful with maps and restaurant recomendations. (Thanks!) Their pool is small with very little room to sunbathe, but at least they have one!

For the price, I can't imagine any hotel better than the Madalena!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

A great hotel with a very good location in the town of mykonos.
pros: Location,Price,Servise.
cons:When you come back from town ,there is a very steep climb to the hotel so you should be fit or with a taxi.
2.when reach the hotel the are a lot of stairs and no one to help you with the lugguage.
3.the pictures on the web site show a different reallity . the rooms seemed bigger the pool seemed bigger etc......

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cabarita Beach, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

We have just spent 4 days at this hotel. Booked online from London, so I wasn't sure about what to expect. I was so pleasantly surprised as soon as we got there. We had been travelling for nearly 2 months so when we arrived we were presented with a cold fresh orange juice while we waited for our bags. The hotel is fantastic, clean, bright and staff are wonderful. The rooms were very spacious for 3 people and each room has it's own little verandah to sit and enjoy the view over the mediteranean.
Breakfast was fantastic, best so far on our trip. The staff will also cook you eggs anyway and bacon. The mini bar was free and stocked daily which is amazing for any hotel.
The hotel itself was well maintained and clean. The beds are so comfy, pillows a little high and hard. Air con in all rooms but the power surges on the island is troublesome. So you need to turn the air con back on each time the power goes out.
This little hotel is just up the hill (500 paces) from the main town. Its fine going down but coming back up can be tough. Taxi is only 4 euros to get you back up if your feeling lazy.
Overall I absolutely love this place. It's a credit to the staff and management. Will come back if I come back to mykonos

Room Tip: All the rooms seem to have a sea view and verandah, except for room 111. We had 115 and it was great
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

The hotel is a ten-fifteen minute walk from Mykonos town (so it is nice and quiet) with great views of the bay. You can have a relaxed beer with a view of the bay/town/windmills

The rooms, though comfortable, are a bit cramped.

They have a swimming pool and WiFi

Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

The promised airport transfer did not arrive. Our family had to arrange and pay for our own taxi to the hotel. Then the response of the hotel manageress was one of complete indifference. She never apologised, offered an explanation or refunded the taxi fare. In our two months of travel across Europe we never encountered another such lack of service and hospitality.

Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Angers - France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Friendly hotel a few minutes away from the downtown where the main touristic activity is.
sufficiently far away from the town noises at night (but not away from the other customers of the hotel which think that they are alone here, whatever the time of the night).
Unfortunate that there is no restaurant inside the hotel, it's mandatory to walk down to the city center to have lunch and diner.

The goods in the mini-bar offered free during all the stay is an unusual attention, very useful (especially when you have just climbed back the long and steep street at midday).

The air con of the room 119 is noisy.
The quality of the view from the rooms is very inconstant depending of the room number, the one from our terrace was rather nice.

Note: the hotel shuttle from the airport is a white van used also by several other hotels, this means that this shuttle moves continuously between these hotels, the airport and the ferries harbour. It doesn't come specially for you and will go away without you if you don't have recognized it, mainly on the afternoon or in the evening because the afternoon's driver is a despicable man which treat you as ware (he doesn't hésitate to shout on you when he speaks to you, whereas he is on the phone and the van stereo is at the maximum level).
On the other hand, the morning driver is contrariwise especially punctual, kind and always ready to help you.

Trick for the diner:
I recommend the Antonini's restaurant terrace, located on the left background of the taxi station square at the old port, friendly family atmosphere, full card with soft price meals, served very quickly.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: PO Box 94, Mykonos Town 84600, Greece
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Location: Greece > Cyclades > Mykonos > Mykonos Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#27 Romantic Hotel in Mykonos Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Madalena Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
hotel MADALENA-MYKONOS TOWNhotel's location: 280 meters or 1 block distance from the center of the city, just above the old port, overlooks the center the port the sea and neighboring islandsit has an out door pool and 26 deluxe sea view rooms and suiteslobby-bar-breakfast room ... more   less 
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