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Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stay and friendly staff. Very clean. They serve local hot breakfast so could taste authentic Greek food. It took some time to find the hotel but the owner helped us with the directions even at 10pm. Would definitely stay again in future

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Rotorua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are comfortable and clean. Serviced daily. Breakfast is available each day with an added surprise on the menu which was free of charge. fantastic views from the room over the caldera and the cruise ships coming and going. Situated in a quiet, safe area of Firostefani and within easy walking distance of the main town. Thoroughly enjoyable.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Villa Ilias is near Fira center, it has a stunning view of the town by the pool. You can also enjoy the sunset by the pool. The staff was friendly, helpful and kind. Breakfast was delicious. The room was clean.

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1Thank JeanSeow
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

George and Mary are so accommodating and welcoming. They really try to make sure that you have a great stay in santorini. The location is perfect-walking distance to Fira with great views. The rooms were very clean and breakfast was a nice plus

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Dublin
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Villa Ilias is located a stone's throw away from the centre of Firostefani. Rooms are comfortable, if slightly basic. Breakfast (at reception area) is very good with a wide choice available, including a daily special (crepes, traditional fried Greek bread with honey, cheese spring rolls etc). Staff are really friendly and helpful. For instance, I arrived from a very early...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 20 October 2016

It was centrally located in walking distance to Fira, so the whole island is easily accessible. However, it was not in a bustling area, so was quiet and nice for families. Staff is extremely friendly and breakfast is well done. Only slight criticism was slow wifi connection, but I should probably be staying away from that on vacation anyway!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Villa Ilias in Firostefani in October 2016. I loved everything about this hotel. The location was perfect and the price was reasonable. I stayed in room #3 with a beautiful view of the caldera and the partial view of the volcano. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff at this hotel was top of the line....

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

this small friendly hotel meets all expectations - perfect location, views , friendly helpful staff to make you feel at home. very clean, quiet and comfortable, relaxed atmosphere , nice breakfast and pool areas. We plan to stay again next spring!

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Kaarina, Finland
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Everything worked nicely, efficiently and as aggreed in this hotel - as we would be in Switzerland. The difference is in the hospitability of Greeks (sorry Swiss, you're nice too but...). We really enjoyed the relaxed and caring attitude of Villa Ilias staff, world-class view from the balcony, fun get-together by the pool and the their solutions to the small...

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San Clemente, California
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The staff are simply amazing at this hotel! So helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean and well kept. The breakfast was delicious and it was nice to have a different surprise at breakfast every morning. The walk into town was just the right distance and you can't beat the view from the pool.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Damigos family has been a part of Santorini history for over a century. Villa Ilias is the former residence of one of our ancestors, George Ilias Damigos. It is built on this specific location to capture breathtaking views that are unique only to Villa Ilias and perched 1,000 feet above the Aegean Sea and the most famous volcano in the world. ... more   less 

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Address: Firostefani 84700, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Firostefani
Price Range: $115 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Villa Ilias Hotel Firostefani
Ilias Hotel Firostefani
Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel Santorini/Firostefani
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Firostefani
#3 Family Hotel in Firostefani
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“we chose room with balcony and lovely view of town and caldera”
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“Best views, kindest staff”
 of 5 bubbles jamiel507, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best Room is the Roof top with the private balcony with the best view! It is worth the extra cost.”
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“Try to get the room on the second floor with a balcony facing the town and the window facing the volcano, see our pictures below.”
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