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Black Sand Hotel Apartments
Ranked #37 of 77 Hotels in Kamari
Certificate of Excellence
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Highly recommend”
Reviewed June 13, 2011

We had a wonderful time here. The apartment and pool area was ideal, a fantastic location and the owners were the nicest, most helpful couple who will go out of their way to make sure you have a lovely stay. Cannot recommend this place highly enough.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
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Thank StinaPat
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Reviewed November 28, 2010

This year my daughter and I stayed at Black Sand Apartments for the 10 th year (which means we are very satisfied!) and for the first time we also stayed a few days at the Black Sand Beach Hotel.
Staying in the Apartmentbuilding is really relaxing and the staff (Mantha and Stephanos) are more than friendly and helpful.
Our stay at the BeachHotel (which is a different building) was more budgetfriendly, but the room was nice and clean, had good sleep on the bed and the view (we choosed for the seaside) was superb. The nightlife entertertainment is better at the hotel, (on the beachboulevard) which is connected to Cafe-Bar Oxygen, where we also could have our meals. More sounds of music than at the Apartments, but not a problem.
We think the Hotelbuilding is the best place to be for younger people like my daughter , while the Apartments suits better for a family with children or people who wants to have a very quiet holiday. Next year again!

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with friends
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1 Thank Goise
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2007

We have just returned home from a fantastic holiday at the Blacksand appartments and we have already booked with Stephanos the owner for next year and we cant wait to go back again for 3 weeks. if you are looking for a trully relaxing holiday then this is the place for you.

Stephanos and the Staff go out of there way to make sure you have a great holiday nothing is to much trouble for them.

the Appartments are clean & comfortable their is a gorgous pool/jacquzi a well stocked pool bar which also serves snacks Sun beds plus towels and is only a couple of minutes walk to the sea front in which they are plenty of places to dine as well as bars.

Santorini is a trully magical place to visit and staying at the Blacksands Appartments just makes it that more special.

  • Liked — Clean and Comfertable
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed August 2007, traveled with family
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3 Thank ladymed
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Barnsley,England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 1, 2006

We have just returned from 2 weeks in the Black Sands appartments. The service that the staff give was superb. They go out of there way to talk to you and always want things to be right for the guests.
Rooms are what you would expect from Greecs. Basic, but big enough for 2 adults and 2 children.
The location is excellant. Bars and restaurants within 50 metres.
Kalamari has a none pedestrianised sea front which is about a mile long. Its full of shops and restaurants and interesting evening activities. But watch out for the cars during the day and bikes in the evening.
I'd return to the same place if I ever go back to Sanarini.
Book the Black Sands appartments with confidence.

  • Liked — The way all the staff went out of there way to help
  • Disliked — No english tv channels for the kids
  • Stayed July 2006, traveled with family
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1 Thank Zacgabriel
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USA
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2006

I booked my stay at the Black Sands Apartments based on the TripAdvisor reviews. Since I was traveling solo, they put me into the Black Sands Hotel which is about 80 meters away from the apartments. The hotel is not really a hotel, but just a bunch or rooms above a beach front gift shop. You must check in/out at the apartments and you get to use the apartment amenities such as the pool, breakfast, bar which are all clean and quite nice.

However, the rooms in the hotel were clean, small and sparse. It had A/C and a fridge, but the toilet kept breaking and the bed was the most uncomfortable bed I have ever been on in a hotel. You could feel the boards holding up the "mattress." It was VERY uncomfortable.

If you don't mind a sleepless night and are looking for cheap accomodations, then stay at the black sands hotel.

My next trip to Santorini will having me look for accomodations elsewhere.

  • Stayed August 2005
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3 Thank SW_CA_2003
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Reviewed May 21, 2005

Just returned from Greece and by far the best place the we stayed was the Black Sands Apartments. Our apartment slept the 4 of us and was the same in price as the tiny box rooms in some more shady hotels on the mainland. The hotel was very clean and secure, quiet and peaceful with a nice pool and a good location. However, what made the Black Sands such a wonderful place to stay was Stefanos the owner. He went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable - so much so, that one night at midnight he was driving down the street and noticed my three companions standing at the bus stop to go to Fira and instead drove them himself - to another town, at midnight. We will definitely return.

  • Stayed May 2005
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3 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2005

fantastic hotel. and great apartment. We have stayed twice now and going back this summer. The location have uninterrupted views over the mountains. Fun owner, overall rating would have to be great!!!!

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5 Thank BIGDANE
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Additional Information about Black Sand Hotel Apartments

Property: Black Sand Hotel Apartments
Address: Kamari Beach, Kamari 847 00, Greece
Location: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Kamari
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Kamari
#17 Family Hotel in Kamari
#31 Romantic Hotel in Kamari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Black Sand Hotel Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Black Sand Hotel Apartments Santorini/Kamari

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