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Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Villa Ilias hotel team were all very friendly. They provided great information about daily activities and sights around the island. The hotel was within easy walking distance to Fira. We would definitely stay there again. Thanks George!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I loved our stay at Villa Ilias and will stay here again when we return to Greece. The staff are all very personable and helpful. The breakfast was delicious! Love the location as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommended! We stayed there for 3 nights and would definitely go back on our next visit to Santorini. This place has no flaws. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Special thanks to the girl at reception Mary who gave us many tips about Santorini and made our stay even more enjoyable. The views from the property are fantastic... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Villa Ilias for only three days, but we have never felt so comfortable and welcome in any hotel. Apart from the perfect location, I also fell in love with the view from the hotel room and from the pool. Every morning we had amazing breakfast buffet in their little indoor patio and every morning there was a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second stay at Villa Ilias in the last two years. We came back because the hotel is absolutely perfect. The location is ideal. It is at Firostefani which is just outside the main town but quieter and higher up with better views. The hotel itself looks straight onto the caldera-which is what you want. It also has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the second floor, we had a beautiful view of the caldera from our balcony and a view of the volcano from the window. The room was quite small and cozy, not luxurious, if that is what you need (we did not; this was perfect). It has a lovely pool with a bar to enjoy the views and sunset, a... More 

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is wonderful. A short walk to Fira, but far less crowded and busy. The view from the pool is near perfect. Mary is a wonderful caretaker, and the others are all so friendly and helpful. The breakfast was delicious, with a different Greek specialty served each morning. Truly lovely.

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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a great caldera view on a budget this hotel is amazing! There is a pool and lounge chairs that overlook an amazing view of the caldera and the volcano. The hotel Is located in firostefani so it is more quiet than Fira and Oia, and we were glad to escape the crowds and stay somewhere... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved, loved, loved our stay at Villa Ilias. The staff was fantastic and the hotel was perfectly situated for an AMAZING view. Everyone was so helpful in pointing out places to visit and suggestions on how to get there. Breakfast was lovely and served in a charming courtyard right outside the reception area. Thank you George, George, Mary, and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed for 3 nights (1 in the poolside room and 2 in the west facing volcano room with balcony). George and his team were super helpful and friendly - nothing was a problem. We loved both rooms and treated ourselves with the balcony for the last two nights. The breakfast is amazing. Location is A+. Would... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Damigos family has been a part of Santorini history for over a century. Villa Ilias is the former residence of one of our ancestors, George Ilias Damigos. It is built on this specific location to capture breathtaking views that are unique only to Villa Ilias and perched 1,000 feet above the Aegean Sea and the most famous volcano in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel

Address: Firostefani 84700, Greece
Location: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Firostefani
Price Range: $79 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Villa Ilias Hotel Firostefani
Ilias Hotel Firostefani
Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel Santorini/Firostefani
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Firostefani
#3 Romantic Hotel in Firostefani
#3 Family Hotel in Firostefani
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