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“Surprisingly top quality”
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Pelican Hotel
Ranked #29 of 82 Hotels in Mykonos Town
Certificate of Excellence
Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Surprisingly top quality”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

What with it being a two star, we expected something fairly average, but it turned out to be far closer to a three or even four star hotel, but at two star prices! Big, cool room, firm, comfortable beds, big bathroom with powerful shower, airy reception/breakfast room/lounge with nice breakfast served right from 8.00am up until 11.00am - a very sensible hour! Great croissants, nice fried eggs, good juice, cake, cold meats, cheese, hard boiled eggs, the whole shebang! Best of all was the terrace that all the chalet like rooms gave out onto: a sweeping vista of Mykonos where everyone would congregate in the evenings for drinks and the dramatic sunsets. The staff were absolutely lovely, so warm, friendly and attentive, and they delighted in bringing us a free bottle of wine one evening because they found out it was my partner's birthday - a nice surprise for both of us! Defiunately one of the best hotels I've ever stayed in.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

The Hotel is in a location close to the main town centre of Mykonos and is just a short 10 minute walk to the wind mills, little venice and the old harbour. The Hotel is up on the hill so it is a physical walk up the hill but you get the nice views as a reward. Rooms are simple design but nice size and clean. Room 35 gave us a great view. We could even open the windows and allow the beautiful sea breeze into the room, very refreshing. Breakfast was adequate with some hot dishes and seating in a nice open area with good views. The recommendations from Sophia really made our short stay excellent. Taxis can be hard to get in the peak summer time and make sure you ask them to use the meter. We had dinner at a restaurant called Matthew, which was also excellent on meal size and flavour with a moderate price. They even arranged transport to and from the restaurant. My girlfriend and I Highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

Just got back from my Mykonos holiday, I've been in this hotel sever times: with my wife, with my friends and always is the right place to begin the Mykonian adventure.
The staff are really kind and professional and the structure of the hotel is well positioned, just outside the noise of the centre town but in the direction to the best beaches.
I'll come back for sure next year, can't wait !!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

Loved this place! SUCH friendly and helpful staff, nothing was too hard for them. Breakfast buffet is big, tasty and served to 11 which is perfect after a significantly sized Mykonos night. Rooms are modern,luxurious and spacious and the view is just stunning. Lack of a pool is unfortunate as is the trek up the hill each night but it's definitely still worth the very affordable price! Highly recommend these wonderful hosts!!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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gold coast, australia
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Reviewed July 6, 2012

This was our second time at the Pelican, and we were greeted like old friends. We felt very special the whole week. The rooms are simple, good size and very clean. Our room had a great balcony that overlooked Mykonos Town. The breakfast is very good too. Nothing is a problem for Chryssoula or Sophia. Only two minor downsides- no pool, (but the Elysium is accross the road) and you have to climb the hill to get home (but you can't get the views without some height) A wonderful experience and we look forward to coming back again next year, if not later this year!!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 2, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for our first part of honey moon and would definitely return here someday. The staff are more than helpful. Our flight got delayed in Dubai so we missed our first night here. We didn't have to pay for this even though it was within the 24hr cancellation period. The hotel is located on a hill but at the bottom is a place to hire scooters and quads. This is a must do to get around the island. The room was clean and the breakfast was pretty standard but good at the same time. Views from the rooms are excellent and so is the accommodation prices.

Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

Returned here for a couple of nights each side of our flight before island hopping. Can't praise the friendly staff enough. Always very welcoming despite us only spending one night at a time here. This is our second year running and love it. The views are wonderful and facilities excellent. The hill is somewhat steep but means you can eat a lot and not worry about not excercise it off again! Always most helpful with their mini bus for transfers to and from the port and airport. Very good value for money.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Pelican Hotel
Address: PO Box 645, Mykonos Town 846 00, Greece
Location: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Mykonos > Mykonos Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Mykonos Town
#9 Spa Hotel in Mykonos Town
#16 Romantic Hotel in Mykonos Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pelican Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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