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Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel

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Dublin
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Villa Ilias is located a stone's throw away from the centre of Firostefani. Rooms are comfortable, if slightly basic. Breakfast (at reception area) is very good with a wide choice available, including a daily special (crepes, traditional fried Greek bread with honey, cheese spring rolls etc). Staff are really friendly and helpful. For instance, I arrived from a very early...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed October 20, 2016

It was centrally located in walking distance to Fira, so the whole island is easily accessible. However, it was not in a bustling area, so was quiet and nice for families. Staff is extremely friendly and breakfast is well done. Only slight criticism was slow wifi connection, but I should probably be staying away from that on vacation anyway!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Villa Ilias in Firostefani in October 2016. I loved everything about this hotel. The location was perfect and the price was reasonable. I stayed in room #3 with a beautiful view of the caldera and the partial view of the volcano. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff at this hotel was top of the line....

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

this small friendly hotel meets all expectations - perfect location, views , friendly helpful staff to make you feel at home. very clean, quiet and comfortable, relaxed atmosphere , nice breakfast and pool areas. We plan to stay again next spring!

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Kaarina, Finland
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Everything worked nicely, efficiently and as aggreed in this hotel - as we would be in Switzerland. The difference is in the hospitability of Greeks (sorry Swiss, you're nice too but...). We really enjoyed the relaxed and caring attitude of Villa Ilias staff, world-class view from the balcony, fun get-together by the pool and the their solutions to the small...

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San Clemente, California
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The staff are simply amazing at this hotel! So helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean and well kept. The breakfast was delicious and it was nice to have a different surprise at breakfast every morning. The walk into town was just the right distance and you can't beat the view from the pool.

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

My sister and I visited Santorini and selected Villa Ilias based on the high number of rave reviews; we were not disappointed! The hotel helped us to schedule our arrival from the port to the hotel and we were given a tour of the property and could not wipe the smiles from our faces. The location and views were ideal....

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toronto
Reviewed October 13, 2016

I went with such high expectations for this hotel and Santorini that would have been unrealistic most places but not here. Right from check-in when we were greeted by Mary and George to when we left, we had no complaints. Our room was small but clean, as expected, with a balcony overlooking the pool with amazing views of the caldera...

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London, England
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We stayed at the Villa Ilias for a week at the end of September/early October. It helped greatly that the weather was glorious and that Santorini is a scenically stunning island with a rich historical heritage, a fascinating geology and white villages strewn like guano along the caldera ridge. We arrived at the hotel about 9.20pm, as expected, but as...

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United States
Reviewed October 10, 2016

General comments about Santorini & Villa Illias - First Off Santorini is Sensational. So where ever you stay it's still a dream. Santorini is not a large island so it would be easy to explore all points of the Island. - Fira & Oia are the most popular towns and are full of tourist (mainly during the day from the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $89 - $309 (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:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Firostefani
#3 Family Hotel in Firostefani
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“Best views”
auckland2013, Nov 9, 2016 | Read review
“we chose room with balcony and lovely view of town and caldera”
252martinc, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Best views, kindest staff”
jamiel507, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Best Room is the Roof top with the private balcony with the best view! It is worth the extra cost.”
jgleason4, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“Try to get the room on the second floor with a balcony facing the town and the window facing the volcano, see our pictures below.”
tsanlis, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
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