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Hotel Dafni

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#72 of 158 B&Bs / Inns in Skiathos
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Hotel Dafni is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Skiathos, offering many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Rooms at Hotel Dafni provide air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a kitchenette, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

In addition, Hotel Dafni offers a lounge, which will help make your Skiathos trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

monastero di Panagia Evangelistria (1.9 mi), located nearby, makes Hotel Dafni a great place to stay for those interested in visiting this popular Skiathos landmark.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Skiathos' popular shrimp restaurants such as Taverna Sklithri and Ta Kymata, all a short distance from Hotel Dafni.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out The Papadiamandis House (0.5 mi) or Monastery of Agios Charalambos (0.5 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance.

Enjoy your stay in Skiathos!

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Logan wrote a review Jun 2019
New York City, New York10 contributions5 helpful votes
They opener impolite ,this place is not a luxury hotel at all! Besides the owners son who run the tiny beach bar is impolite too! We paid extra the sunbeds , terrible cafe and salad ! On our arrival and before we eat there he had s bad word for all the neighbors!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Fornebu42 wrote a review Jun 2019
Fornebu, Norway1 contribution1 helpful vote
We arrived at the "hotel" in the early evening late May 2019. No one was in the terrible looking reception, so we had to wait quite a long time before the woman that owns the hotel showed up. She appeared to be so tired and was too exhausted to give us a receipt for the tourist tax we paid. She just gave us the key without showing us to the room or asking if we needed help with the luggage. When we opened the hotel room door we could not believe our eyes. The bed covers were wrinkled with disgusting stains! We immediately removed the covers and put them on the floor. The rest og the room was very dirty and it did not even seem like the room was cleaned. We left the room to get some dinner and called Ving Reiser, the company that we travelled with and the company that has this horrible hotel on its list! We said that we wanted to change hotel as quickly as possible due to the unsanitary conditions. Unfortunately we had to stay at Dafni Beach that night. We went to sleep with our clothes on and did not want to use the shower that was super dirty with hair and disgusting pink lumps of something strange. The next day while we were waiting to get a feedback about getting a new hotel, I went to the reception to get the receipt for the tourist tax we paid for when we arrived the day before. Once again no one was in the filthy reception. I went to the hotel beach bar where the son (in his twenties, tall and muscular) of the owner works. I asked for a receipt, but he said it was not possible because his mother was not back until the next day. I said that he must surely also be able to give us a receipt, but no. Then he started acting very aggressive and angry and asked me how I could be so rude to put the bed covers on the floor...! I told him they were stained and dirty. He said that I was very impolite to do this and said his hotel was super clean...I said I did not agree and then he got SUPER aggressive. He started walking towards me in a threatening manner, so I began to walk away. He followed after me and then he SPIT on me!!!!! I became totally shocked and afraid because he was acting very unstable. We were so shocked and horrified by his behavior and the condition of the hotel. so we packed our bags and took a taxi to another hotel. I have travelled a lot, but Dafni Beach Hotel is thee worst hotel with thee most impolite and crazy hotel owners I have ever experienced. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone for any reason! I hope Ving Reiser has enough common sense to remove this hotel from their list on Skiathos. We were told by others on the island that the woman that owns the hotel is known for spitting on people and that she once slapped a Ving Reiser employee, so I guess we know where the son got his behavior...
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Kirsty I wrote a review Oct 2018
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Well, it's such a shame that the management treat guests like they are an inconvenience. Kitchen consists of a kettle and single electric ring not even a dishcloth or tea towel. The public area's are really nice but neither bar was ever open same as reception. The location is great but you'll have to go to one of the local tavernas for food and drinks. Maybe the profit target had been met for the season hence the no interaction with guests.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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sally4holidays wrote a review Aug 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom305 contributions317 helpful votes
We arrived in pouring rain having been dropped off at bus stop number 4 and just a pointed direction as to where to go which wasn't very good. We then didn't realise that our luggage had been left not outside the entrance to the property but at the end of the road - again in the rain! On checking in we were given room 4 but having read previous reviews we declined asking for a different room. Dafni was none too happy at this eventually offering us room 18 which was perfect for us. Upstairs at the back, so there was no direct sun in to the room therefore keeping it relatively cool. It was a large room and reasonably well kept. We did however have to ask for clean towels when they had only been changed once in 10 days. The sunbed situation was ridiculous - I'm an early riser and would go down (and stay down) at 6.30am reading on the beach, but not once in 2 weeks were there any sunbeds on the front row available. We checked a Midnight one night and there were no towels down so I have no idea what time people were getting up. We didn't like that you had to pay €8 per day for the sunbeds in your own hotel where you could practically hold hands with the person on the next sunbed, they were that close. The Dafni is in a good location for walking in to Skiathos Town and there is a supermarket close by. I dont think we will be returning to the Dafni or to Skiathos as the beach situation at the other resorts was as bad if not worse, only if you have a car can you get to 'true' Greece.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Irene P wrote a review Aug 2018
Halden, Norway7 contributions3 helpful votes
traveled with a friend and stayed at Hotel Dafni. Nice hotel on the beach. the owner was very nice. There is a bar to the hotel, here I recommend buying a drink. have not tasted such good drinks anywhere else. the room cleaning could be better. but was okay. recommend this hotel!
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Dafni
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Dafni?
Nearby attractions include Danny and Zoe's Blind Dog (0.6 miles), Open Air Cinema (0.6 miles), and Phedrock Bar (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Dafni?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Dafni?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Dafni?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Dafni?
Conveniently located restaurants include Meltemi Brunch Cafe, Crazy Cow Wine Bar Restaurant, and Marmita.
Is Hotel Dafni located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Skiathos.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Dafni?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Papadiamandis House (0.5 miles).