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Des Roses Hotel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Group of 12 families have chosen Des Roses Hotel for summer holiday and we was very happy to spend 12 days in Platanias. The rooms are spacious and equipped with air conditioning. The town is not big but it's nice and quiet. Good service, clean and warm welcome from Duvas family.

Thank 215iselin
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Very good service, clean and warm welcome. Is near the sea like 5min walking and 10mins from the beach, has a great view from the balcony. Nice location, easy accessible for those who have boats. Close to Skiathos and Evia islands.

Thank Monica M
Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Our Group of 11 PAX have chosen DES ROSES hotel for Orthodox Easter time and we was very happy to have the Big holy celebrations in Platanias Pelion village and esp. in the Nikos Dovas Family hotel. The rooms are spacious, the menu in the restaurant was very delicious but the hospitality of the family Dovas is what make our...

Thank Audry_10
Nikos D, Ιδιοκτήτης at Des Roses Hotel, responded to this review

Dear friends, we thank you very much for your kind words and for the nice impressions that you had by staying in our hotel Des Roses on the Easter holidays of 2016. The Dovas family, Nikos, Gianna, Giannis & Thomas

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We are a family of two adults and two girls aged 9 years and 7 years. in 5 years we have vacationed at this 4 times and have been very pleased each time. The hosts are very hospitable and the atmosphere created by them is special. The hotel owner is a very good storyteller traditions and history of places and...

Thank Ionel B
Nikos D, Ιδιοκτήτης at Des Roses Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ionel, thank you so much for your kind review about our hotel and your holidays in Platania.Best regards The Nikos Dovas family.

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We stayed at Des Roses on our first visit to the Pelion last year and had such a lovely time we came back this year. Nikos and his family are wonderful hosts - very welcoming and helpful. We stayed in one of the triple-bedded rooms (a double and single bed) which was huge and spotlessly clean, with a good sized...

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We have stayed twice in this charming hotel. The hotel is run by a local family and staying with them is like staying with family. They are warm and hospitable and will do what they can to make your stay memorable. This hotel offers the basics, nothing fancy, but that is just what you need in Platanias. The village is...

Thank IrvineLady464
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Ideal if you want to meet real, warm greek people. They treat you as a family member. Good value for money. Family business. Ask the owner for a trip arround Platanias. You will have a wonderful day !

Thank Marian G
Bad Herrenalb, Germany
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We stayed here last year and we liked this hotel and port village so much that we decided to return in 2015. We were once again charmed by the friendly hospitality of the owners. The hotel itself is fairly basic but is not lacking in anything that really matters; rooms were clean and the beds comfortable enough. It is within...

Thank carrum_jetty
Nikos D, Ιδιοκτήτης at Des Roses Hotel, responded to this review

happy to have you back with us!!

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2014

This is a very beautiful hotel, but the resort of Platanias, Pelion feels like as far from the modern world as possible: no gas stations, no ATMs, no possibility to pay by card, no shops except a couple of groceries ! The nearest gas station is in Argalasti, 20Km away. The hotel owners should try to bring to town a...

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Nikos D, Owner at Des Roses Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Las14, Thank you for your feedback about what you like and don’t like in South Pelion and particularly in Plaranias fishing village. As you already noticed, Platanias is still one of the few well-preserved and remote places in South Pelion. Its location is unique, as it combines mountain, forest and sea, but at the same time it is far...

Bad Herrenalb, Germany
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Stayed here for a couple of nights in June this year. Enjoyed terrific hospitality from Nikos, his staff, and family. The room was basic but clean. Had a bit of hot weather so the air conditioner was welcome and worked perfectly while we were there (there were a few mosquitos around, so take or buy insect spray if you go)....

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Nikos D, Ιδιοκτήτης at Des Roses Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Carrum Jetty, Thank you very much for writing a review after your stay at Des Roses Hotel. We are happy to hear, that you enjoyed your holidays and our new eco-tourism activities in South Pelion. We would be very pleased to welcome you again and share memorable moments with you in our hotel in Platanias, Pelion. Best regards,...

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Des Roses Hotel is situated in an idyllic place and it looks as if it was ‘planted’ in a big garden floriated with all kinds of flowers, just 100m from the sea. The hotel has 14 furnished apartments.12 of those are studios and have one united living space with one, two, three or four beds, refrigerator, kitchen, TV, bathroom and big balconies.There are 2 more apartments (KAMELIA and MAGNOLIA) that consist of two separate rooms, each of them with all features stated above.All rooms include:Kitchen with all the essential utensils and a refrigerator with mini barTelevisionBathroom with shower facility in all apartments and hydro-massage in two of the apartmentsCentral heating installationAir condition (cool-heat)Silent ventilators for the summerEnergy saving mechanisms and bulbsNew Testament in Greek, English, German and FrenchBig balconiesDes Roses activitiesEco-tourism, Argo-tourism and bird watching activities. Walkabouts in beautiful natural paths that lead to amazing historic monuments.We produce our own pure natural soap from olive oil. Our visitors can actively take part in the whole process. Weaving in a traditional wooden loom.Walking in a path to visit a post byzantine Christian church to learn about the traditional religious architecture and Christian worship while admiring the 17th century hagiography.Trekking tour to the thermal sources and natural caves of our region (3km).Collection of aromatic herbs and wild plants.Visit neighboring villages for religious festivals or cultural fairs (suitable dates, great offers). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Des Roses Hotel

Address: Platanias 37006, Greece
Region: Greece > Thessaly > Magnesia Region > Platanias
Price Range: $61 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Des Roses Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Rooms on the North and East side are quieter”
Audry_10, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“The Magnolia room is a small apartment that is perfect for families with children. It consists of two rooms and two bathrooms.”
IrvineLady464, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with balconies at the front of the hotel have the best outlook.”
899richardl, 17 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floors have a sea view, with a great balcony”
Satya_Sat, 30 Jul 2012 | Read review
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