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The Old Markets

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apologies for delay in submitting this note but we simply had to add our thanks to Andrew for a wonderful holiday. We visited Symi and the Old Market Hotel, staying 7 nights. It was the end of May but found the ferry service in winter timetable and not in tune with flights from London, so had to arrange a personal... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without doubt one of the best hotels in Symi. Upon arrival, we were warmly welcomed by the staff and the hotel manager, Andrew. The hotel is in an excellent location within a walking distance to the shops, taxi boats, etc... Our room was spacious, clean, nicely decorated and with a beautiful sea view. We highly recommend it to Symi visitors.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for five nights at the Old Markets on our first visit to Symi. Andrew, the proprietor, met us at the ferry and carried our cases back to hotel. One of the best reasons to stay here is Andrew himself - he is a very gracious host and makes you feel more like a guest than a customer. He... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Symi is by far the most picturesque harbor among all of the Greek islands and the Old Markets boutique hotel is by far one of the most enchanting spots on the island. From the moment we disembarked from the ferry Andrew owner and manager was there to welcome us with his beautiful smile and gracious demeanor. We have never had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This a fantastic historic site in Symi, sympathetically restored to create a really relaxing boutique hotel. The views from the terrace and the suite are really amazing. Andy the owner and his very dedicated team work tirelessly to ensure you have the best time, without being intrusive in anyway-super discreet. If you want a place to escape to in Symi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The Old markets are really different to anywhere else in Symi. One of the highlights for me was Andrew, who is a fantastic host. He met us at the port and gave us a wealth of information about beaches, restaurants and even the best dishes at said restaurants. Andrew has restored this building almost from scratch and has decorated the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This is not only the best (by far) hotel in Symi but also one of the finest small hotels one can find in the greek islands. It is unique and like Symi maybe is not cut our for everyone. The owner, Andrew, is charming and knowledgable and more important is super chic (in this simple but very noticeable way). All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in the Venetian Room and would throughly recommend the hotel to anyone visiting the gorgeous island of Symi. Andrew met us off the ferry from Rhodes and led us to the hotel via a 5 min walk. He helped us plan our 2 days/nights and took care of restaurant reservations for us. Our room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

We were spending our vacation in Rhodes where we booked a cruise to Symi. After 2 hours, everyone was amazed by the beauty of this island from distance. Beautiful houses built in the same architectural style, so close one another that there is no access by car to these houses.The only way is to climb stairs. We spent the entire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We have just returned home to cold Adelaide after 3 amazing nights at The Old Markets in Symi. I had been really looking forward to this place after finding it on the net some time ago and we were not disappointed. Andrew met us upon our arrival from Rhodes and promptly gathered up our cases for the walk around the... More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A listed monument sensitively converted to provide exclusive accommodation as a Boutique Hotel. Just five large, charming rooms. Daily champagne breakfast, air-conditioning, power showers, luxury bed linen, honesty bar and stunning harbor views from a private terrace. Lunch and dinner available to guests utilizing fresh local ingredients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Markets

Address: Kali Strata, 85600, Greece
Location: Greece > South Aegean > Dodecanese > Symi
Price Range: $187 - $462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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