I had never heard of Naxos until I started our trip planning, and it ended up being one of the highlights. Beautiful sandy beaches, interesting town, and lots of terrific restaurants. We rented a car and enjoyed seeing the whole island - it was refreshing after the heat and decay and crowds of Athens.
The roof top is what really sets this hotel apart. We enjoyed watching the sunset from there while having drinks. (They make great margaritas!) We also ate there one night and the food was very good. The staff is extremely thoughtful. "Fae" gave us a in-depth, helpful orientation and we were especially thankful for the management (Miguel, who may be the owner) allowing us a very late check out as our ferry didn't leave until the evening. The welcome drink and welcome service was also a nice touch. The room was very comfortable and clean and close to the beach.
This was our second visit to Naxos - one of our favorite islands for the incredible array of gorgeous beaches. The hotel is first class in every way: from rooftop breakfasts to concierge service from the hotel staff. Our villa had a jacuzzi on the large patio with lounge chairs. The beach is steps away all great restaurants are easy to walk to. I accidentally left my jacket when we departed for Santorini and the hotel couriered it to me on our next island. Naxos island hotel is indeed a five star, stellar service property. And We definitely return!!
I have been traveling for 30 years and have a fair understanding of what constitutes a 5 star rating. The property is run by 2 or 3 people at any given time. The roof top pool is nice with a great view but the bar is just sad! The room we had had very dated furniture and the bathroom fixtures although locally made, were poorly designed, you couldn’t brush your teeth without soaking the counter or take a shower without flooding the bathroom floor. I decided to take a bath and after making myself comfortable realized that the plumbing and drain we in the opposite places so one could not lay in the tub without either having a faucet poke their head or a drain.There is more.. The Breakfast buffet was a joke and it would be something you would find in motel rather than a property rated for 5*. We sent laundry in and it came back rolled up and damp and stuffed back in the bags we sent it in. The bed did not have a comforter, just a fitted sheet with a folded top sheet sitting on it. The internet connection was useless for anything other than a quick check of email. Although, you can see the water from our room, it was by no means “ sea view”. The property manager( maybe owner) was very proud of her hotel and gave us a 30 minute orientation when we checked in down to the specs on the toilet seat. She made a point to tell us that “we try not to be posh but authentic” I don’t want to malign the place but we trusted their website to give us accurate information and the rating system to provide a standard and a level of expectations. Also, my girlfriend and I were absolutely bewildered once we re-read the 5 star reviews that this property received and were the bases of booking. I want to reiterate that we were NOT mistreated in any shape or form the staff were kind and friendly. I just felt it was obligatory for me to offer an accurate assessment of the hotel. …
We had a marvelous time at naxos island hotel back in July , both the rooms that we engaged were spotless clean and very comfortable and the service in the hotel from the manager :owner including all staff in the reception and bar was absolutely outstanding, the location is excellent ie only few yards away from the lovely beach of agios prokopios, certainly we will be back again next summer