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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three days during a business trip. Excellent facilities and services from a very hospitable personnel. The location is great at the heart of Pelion allowing you to see a great part of it. Definately recommended.

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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed in an Executive Twin room last weekend (21-23 October). The room was very clean, its layout is very functional with a plethora of power sockets, surely the decoration is aesthetically pleasing, the bed was very comfortable and of high quality, the linen and pillows were of good quality too. The shower and the whole bathroom is very good... More 

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely hotel in the mountains above Volos. The rooms are large. The beds are very comfortable and we had a good nights sleep. The bathroom and shower are also very good. Breakfast was also good with a nice selection of food. There is free Wifi at the hotel. There was one problem- there are no English channels... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The new renovated hotel is situated near the center of Portaria. It has also an underground parking but have to drive on an old stone paved narrow street to get there. The hotel is modern and has all facilities. Its rooms are very nice with wonderful views of Volos and its bay. The breakfast is good. The staff is friendly... More 

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athens greece
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a family room, nicely decorated, clean with good bedding but some details overlooked.nice views, but a bit dark. Varied and abundant breakfast but average quality items. Very nice and clean pool with no chlorine smell. Elevator from the parking area straight to the rooms a bonus. By the way the road to the hotel is really rough. No... More 

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Thank anna m
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

the hotel has rooms in a few buildings, we stayed in the oldest one that was great. the room was great and clean the only small thing is the A/C that was week. the pool in the middle of the hotel grounds is very nice.

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Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

the rooms in the new section have all the comforts a leisure traveler needs, with high quality furniture and linen. spacious rooms, with nice views when you get the front ones. in winter time the in room fireplace, warms the atmosphere. Excellent location to stroll around the village, well sized , hygienic pool with comfortable bed seats and complimentary towels,... More 

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I visited the hotel with my wife for the orthodox Easter days. The whole stay was full of unfortunate events: breakfast was fake, room insulation was bad, booking tactics were amateur, pricing was a gambling. I did not wonder when I found out later on, that the owner's main activity is in the business of hygiene products, bath tubes and... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Overall very satisfied with our stay here. The room was great and the view as well. Great cooling/heating system, fast internet, comfortable beds and very clean. The service was a bit slow but then again everything is in Pilion so not a big deal. The breakfast was disappointing especially considering the nightly rate we paid. Extra advantage is the parking... More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

This hotel was set above the city of Volos (about 500 m above sea level) with the most wonderful views over the port and bay. The rooms were of a very high standard and the staff were all very pleasant and helpful. Portaria itself is a small village, but there are plenty of very good places to eat and again,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hotel Despotiko

Address: Pelion, Portaria, Volos 370 11, Greece
Region: Greece > Thessaly > Magnesia Region > Volos > Portaria
Price Range: £48 - £177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Despotiko 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Arhontiko Despotiko Hotel Portaria
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Portaria
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“Opt for the classic renovated hotel if like something more romantic.”
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“in the new section for exquisite quality, the old building for history lovers”
 of 5 bubbles sokratisc2016, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room in the older main block would have the best views, but are the most expensive.”
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