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“Outstanding hotel”
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Zorbas Hotel
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Outstanding hotel”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

First, the hotel have a best location and best view on the harbor. Second, the owner, Andreas is very helpful and welcoming. He gave us all the advice and best tips about all Samos's area. I remember that I was driving nearby to explore the neighborhood, suddenly he he appeared on our road, and helped us to find and exotic wild beach.
The hotel is very quiet and clean and the inside balcony for cafe also have clear view. Before we left his hotel to turkey he gave us a symbolic present that marks our trip during our vacation in Greece. People in Pythagorion city are unique where ever you walk they say to you " giassou" in phonic is " yasso'' or "yassas". I recommend all travelers to discover this area certainly Zorbas hotel and have ozou drink with Andreas.

Room Tip: Upper floors and second
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2011

We stayed in room 7 with views over the harbour.The room was very clean and the team who manage the studios are very friendly and helpful.The accomodation is in an elevated position and may not be suitable for people who have health concerns though once you are familiar with the location you can graduate your climb up from the harbour.The harbour and village are stunningly pretty with some great restaurants and bars-- not an english breakfast in sight -- hooray.Greece at its best.Loved everything and will be booking again once the flights for next summer are published.

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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with friends
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Sweden
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Reviewed June 23, 2010

We stayed at Zorbas in June this year. We had booked rooms six months earlier. When we were two families, so we wanted to have the two rooms with balconies on the top next to each other. We were very specific on just the two rooms with "Fully sea view". We had also agreed pickup at the airport. The price we received was higher than the one shown on the website and when I pointed this out and that the price could be discussed at further accommodation (According to their website. We stayed seven nights), so I got a slightly lower price.
When we arrived there was nobody at the airport, which would pick us up. We rang and when he came in a small Opel Corsa! We were two families with gasket and he found that half of us could take a taxi. The taxi we had to pay themselves.
The hotel was found that we do not have the rooms we requested, but two rooms on different floors! One of them was the limited view and when we pointed this out, so the owner just shrugged his shoulders and said there were no other rooms available. We also had ordered a "Triple Studio" and it was not. It was a common room, where they squeezed in an extra bed and one SAFE. It was so crowded that one person at a time could just move around the room.
We had an elderly lady in the crowd, so we chose not to change hotels. Once in the room I found no remote control for air conditioning and when I asked the owner, so he said that it costs 5 Euro exta per day! Although it says it is included under the home page.
We had a lovely stay, however, on the island of Samos. The hotel had a good view and was otherwise clean. Simple class, however. We kept us away from the unreliable owner throughout the week. Unfortunately I can not recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled with family
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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2008

Excellent, great host, family run hotel with fantastic views over the village. Close to everything. Make sure you ask for an 'upstairs' room as the views are far better. the terrace is terricfic too.
very resonable room rates for what you get.

  • Stayed September 2008, traveled as a couple
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5 Thank NeilAustralia
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2008

The owner of this place ran into us at the Samos docks when we arrived. We were a bit hesitant at first, but once we got to the place it was very worth going along with him!

Our room had an amazing view over the town of pythagorion and was absoultely spotlessly clean. Our hosts could speek reasonable english and we very friendly. There was a small kitchenette including a fridge on our balcony, but we didnt end up using it. Everything was nice & close in pythagorion and the owner didnt have a problem giving us a lift from Samos town.

Finally, this place is cheap! Probably the cheapest place we stayed in the greek islands.

I would definately recommend this place. The only problem is that it isnt very well advertised.

  • Liked — The view and the rooms
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled as a couple
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Property: Zorbas Hotel
Address: Pythagorion 83102, Greece
Location: Greece > Northeast Aegean Islands > Samos > Pythagorion
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Ranked #3 of 22 Specialty Lodging in Pythagorion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Zorbas Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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