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“Lovely place to stay in Hydra”
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Greco Hotel
Ranked #9 of 21 Hotels in Hydra
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Nowra, Australia
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14 reviews
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“Lovely place to stay in Hydra”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

This hotel feels more like staying in someone's home rather than a hotel. The garden was just a lovely place to have the delicious breakfasts, watching the locals and mules pass by. The room was clean and comfortable overlooking the garden and the owner was very friendly and helpful. If you are coming to Hydra I would recommend this hotel.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed June 16, 2014

This was an EXCELLENT hotel; I would encourage anyone traveling to Hydra to stay with them. The location was in a quieter portion of the town, but still very close to restaurants, walking paths, etc. The staff was excellent, as was the breakfasts. The front garden area was beautiful and relaxing. The innkeeper, Alkis Keramidas, is superior in watching for the needs of his customers and gives one great hope for the future of Greece.

If I could give more than 5 stars, I would.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is a really special hotel. The family that runs it treat their guests like they are visiting friends or family. The rooms are clean and comfortable with pleasant views out to the island. However, what is really special, apart from the the friendly and helpful hosts, is the beautiful garden outside, where you can sit at any time of the day and relax. The breakfasts are also presented with great care and provide a nice range of choices. Hydra is a beautiful and special and island and this hotel provides a perfect retreat at the end of the day.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Vermillion, United States
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Reviewed June 1, 2014

Maria and her family make staying at the Greco Hotel like going home to visit the place you grew up. She and Alkis are accommodating to a fault. Her homemade breakfasts equal even your grandma's best cooking. The garden area is a delight to linger over morning coffee or to sit and read with a glass of wine in the evening. The hotel is conveniently located close to the main shopping and restaurant area of Hydra. You couldn't ask for a more relaxing location than the island of Hydra and while there Maria makes it even more so. A slice of heaven on Earth!

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Maria & her family are really elevating this small piece of heavan located on a very picturesque street of Hydra. The hotel is small and very quiet with a meticulously cared-after garden terrace filled with endless flowers and plants, just fabulous for reading, relaxing or even working! The setting is serene and the service professional and super friendly! People here are doing everything to make you feel comfortable and help you out in every way. Maria's breakfast is a treat, a superb selection of hand-made savoury and sweet delicacies, which will make you wake up earlier. The rooms are simple but very clean and comfortable. As we were traveling with our 3-year-old son, the child-friendly attitude was really heart-warming! We will definitely go back again and again.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Hydra is a very special island and the Hotel Greco is a wonderful, relaxing and friendly base to enjoy the island. We were met off the ferry and taken to the hotel about 500 meteres from the harbour, welcomed with drinks and home made biscuits, and shown to our room overlookIng the garden. Rooms are small but recently decorated and nicely furnished. The hotel is run by Maria and her son and nothing is too much trouble for them. Breakfast includes many home made products and is taken on a beautiful terrace among the flowers and birds. Hydra town is quite small so there are many bars and restuarants to enjoy very good food and without cars or bycycles, the island has a very relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. I will come back to Hydra and when I do I will certainly stay at the Greco again

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

Our hosts Maria and her son Alkis took care of our every need. Breakfast included many homemade dishes, including at least five different kinds of pastries each day. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and everything is in working order. Pick the Greco Hotel for a perfect place to rest and recharge while you visit Hydra.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Greco Hotel

Property: Greco Hotel
Address: Gika Kouloura Street, 180 40 , Greece
Location: Greece > Saronic Gulf Islands > Hydra
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Room Service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #9 of 21 Hotels in Hydra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
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