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Philippi Hotel
1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   25 N. Kalogera, Mykonos Town 84600, Greece   |  
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Ranked #48 of 82 Hotels in Mykonos Town
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“Great value and location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2009

We recently stayed at Philippi for 4 nights and were overall very pleased. Excellent location - right in the middle of the action! Lovely garden and shared terrace. We were in Room 5, which had a little balcony overlooking the quaint street and the shared terrace was right outside our door. We could hear quite a lot of street and bar noise until the early hours of the morning, which we didn't mind (in our opinion it added to the atmosphere) but if this bothers you, perhaps best to request a room away from the street. Room was spacious and clean if perhaps a litle dated. Bathroom small but spotless. Air conditioning, fridge and tea and coffee facilities were much appreciated. Overall Philippi offered excellent value for money in the heart of lively Mykonos.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Terrigal, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

Hotel Phillipi is a charming little hotel and at 75 euro, reasonably priced for the heart of Mykonos town, only 5 minutes walk from Taxi Square). The hosts were most helpful (providing assistance when we accidently left some paperwork behind). The rooms were clean and well equipped and not too much noise filtered through from the late night revellers. Just right for the one night stay on either side of our Naxos visit.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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torino
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

the hotel is located in a very nice street in the centre of mykonos (unfortunately kind of loud at night). my friend and i have been welcomed by the very nice owner. the room where we slept was rather small and very old fashioned. it definitely needs some upgrade! the bathroom was very little too. nonetheless both of them were very clean and made our stay comfortable. at the end of june i spent 75 euros/day. maybe for mykonos that was a deal, but i am not able to say!

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2009

We have just returned from spending 2 nights at the Phillipi Hotel. We had a one night stay either side of our week in Naxos.

The Phillipi Hotel do not do airport pick up. We arrived at the hotel having been dropped off at the port (no cars in the backstreets) – the hotel is relatively easy to find although with a heavy case and busy streets it was good to get to the hotel.

We were impressed with our room on the first night (Room 1) it had a small private terrace with chairs, table and umbrella overlooking the beautiful garden. The only downside was that it had an interconnecting door to the next room (the 2 rooms are I would imagine are designed for families) and although the door was locked we could hear the guy next door moving round, talking on his phone etc.

On our return to Mykonos we had Room 12, which was to the rear of the property overlooking the terrace, gardens and town of Mykonos, although we had asked for a private balcony, the only balcony we had was a couple of plastic chairs and small table set up on the walkway to our hotel. This walkway was shared with the room next door, so we had people passing by to get to and from their room. I appreciate we were only there for one night, but had specified that we wanted a private balcony and were promised one.

There is a great terrace at the hotel, but it is open to all residents so depending on who is staying depends on how quiet the terrace is.

Both rooms were furnished fairly spartanly with dark wood wardrobe, table and fridge. The air con was probably the best we have encountered in Greece, although annoyingly the electrics only worked when you were in the room (due to having to insert a key card into the slot on the wall), therefore every time you left the room the fridge went off!

Room No 1 had a great sized bathroom and good shower, the room itself was small but adequate for one night.

Room No 12 seemed a bit smaller – with hardly any room for our case at all and with a much smaller bathroom – just as well we were only staying for one night.

The location of the hotel is good. We could hear music up to at least 3 am from nearby clubs and bars, although it did not keep us awake.

Nothing is far away and it is really lovely to walk around the old backstreets.

We paid 75 euros a night to stay here and I appreciate that hotels in Mykonos are more expensive than most islands. However, although one of the cheaper hotels in Mykonos it is enough to pay for the accommodation offered. All in all I think the setting for the Phillipi is better than the rooms. The garden is fantastic and the setting convenient. However the rooms are fairly dark and sparten and although the beds are comfortable I would probably not like to stay in the rooms for longer than one or two nights.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bangkok
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2009

There is no sea view from the hotel; however, it is located at the center of the town...easy to visit the beach, Little Venice and windmills (if you don't get lost in the maze :) With this cleanliness and good condition, the price is quite reasonable. We will come back again!

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2009

It is a small & cozy hotel located in the Mykonos downtown. Small room with evrything U need, private shower & toliet with soap, shampoo, liquid bath, provided, hair dryer, TV, Air-con., kettle . Convience to everywhere, by foot /by bus /just rent a car /motor bike.The garden & balcony is lovely . If I come to Mykonosagain, I shall stay here too. A good choice for the buget traveller.There r shops & rest. / fast food shop/ cafe around.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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New York, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2008

What a great hotel. Perfectly situated in Hora and ideal for anything you'll need to do while you're in Mykonos. It's a little tricky to find at first. We came in at 6 in the morning, So it was still dark, which didn't help. You'll see signs for it and when you do, just follow them. The staff was really friendly and helpful. They let us check in early too which was nice. The hotel is very pleasant and clean, with a beautiful garden (see my pictures.) Rooms are spacious, clean and have all the amenities you'll need for your stay. Views from the balcony are great. I honestly can't think of anything negative to say about this place.

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  • Stayed September 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: 25 N. Kalogera, Mykonos Town 84600, Greece
Location: Greece > Cyclades > Mykonos > Mykonos Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
Hotel Style:
Ranked #48 of 82 Hotels in Mykonos Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Philippi Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 14
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