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“Wonderful Experience in Sifnos”
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Hotel Boulis
Ranked #11 of 14 Hotels in Kamares
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Hotel Boulis is a short walk from the Kamares Port. The owners are very warm and welcoming. The rooms are clean and spacious. We had a wonderful stay here. It is right on a secluded part of the beach and our rooms had great views of the sea. The best food we had on the island was at the hotel at their Kafenes Bistro. The food is locally grown, ingredients are very fresh and it local Sifnian dishes. The chick-pea balls (a specialty of the island) were delicious.

Room Tip: Ask for rooms with a view of the mountain or the sea.
  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

Arriving Sifnos without having made reservations in advance, we landed on Hotel Boulis by chance. What a luck! Situated next to the beatiful beach of Kamares, only a short walk form the village, and yet fairly quiet.
Lyn, in the reception, was able to provide the four of uss with an excellent room facing the se (And beautiful sunset). the nice bistro in the piazza in the middle of the hotel offered good local wine and food.
Definitly the place we will stay next time in Sifnos.

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with family
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Thank Harald M
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

The hotel is situated not far from the port of Sifnos: Kamares.

The advantage of the hotel is that you have a beach just in front of the hotel but I recommend you visit all the lovely beaches of the island but for that you will need to rent a motorcycle or car.

The rooms are decent in size, have a fridge, a small TV (never turned it on I have to admit) and have also an AirCon unit in them. The staff keep the hotel and the rooms very clean despite the mountain loads of sand that come and go every day! Towels are changed every day and bed lined very often as well.

Overall a very food value for money.

You have to try the hotel's restaurant, it makes excellent local dishes! A bit pricey but worth it!

Last tip, all the night-life happen at the capital of the island: Apollonia which is 5km away. You will find there several shops, place to eat and drink. Just be careful on the roads... Sifnos is mountainous and there are many many turns!

Room Tip: Only a few rooms face the sea but it is worth asking when booking. Also avoid the ones that have the...
  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Solo_Londoner
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Reviewed 15 August 2012

An old hotel with great potential. It was very clean , the owners were very helpful and polite. The must of this hotel , the 1minute walk to the beach., the cons the expensive room rate .

Also the cafene tavern in the patio was beautiful, with excellent food and wine.

Room Tip: Ask a room with a balcony .
  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank Giulia F
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Reviewed 5 August 2012

We already have been twice to stay in Hotel Boulis and are already planing to go back again! We love the Greek Islands and every time we go, beautiful Sifnos has to be part of our trip. Lyn and Andoni are making us feel so welcome, they feel like family. We are a family of 5 and get two rooms next to each other. Rooms have air conditioning, comfortable beds, plenty of space, a fridge and are very clean which is always important to me. They also had a balcony where we could enjoy the most beautiful sunsets with a bit of Ouzo before going down to the convenient and wonderful restaurant. We have tried other restaurants in Kamares on our first visit, but didn't even bother the second time, the food right here at our hotel was so good and the staff so helpful and friendly it made our stay even more relaxing. The beach is just a short stroll through the back yard and the view to the bay is stunning. Thank you to all at Hotel Boulis!!

Room Tip: Rooms with a balcony to enjoy the sunset.
  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with family
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Thank MarianneBNE
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Reviewed 17 June 2012

The Hotel Boulis is located some 50 metres from the beach at Kamares, the port for the beautiful Cycladic Island, Siphnos. The owners, Lyn and Andoni, are wonderful hosts who speak perfect English. The hotel has its own bistro/restaurant called Kafenes, and Andoni is one of the best cooks/chefs you could wish for anywhere. Rooms are clean, comfortable and airconditioned. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Easy walk to shops, eateries, ferries and bus stops as well as the local taxis and car/motorcycle hires. If you are going to Siphnos, this is the place to stay!

Dr Norman Ashton

Room Tip: If possible ask for a room with balcony overlooking the beach/port.
  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled with family
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Thank Norman A
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Reviewed 22 May 2012

We loved our stay here. It was so worth having a room with a balcony overlooking the beach and ocean. Room was spacious with a large fridge. I always think it would be great if hotel rooms supplied a kettle and some basic cutlery thus allowing guests to make a cuppa from time to time but Boulis does not supply those things. Lyn is very hospitable and helpful which we appreciated. Location in Sifnos can't be beaten but as others have said, make sure you rent a car and go exploring. Lyn has some great suggestions!

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank ripeka
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Additional Information about Hotel Boulis

Address: | PO Box 726, Kamares 840 03, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Sifnos > Kamares
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 14 Hotels in Kamares
Price Range: £42 - £62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Boulis 2*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Boulis is directly on the sand in the middle of Kamares beach, with the rare advantage of being in a quiet, rural area away from the main road, yet only a few minutes walk to bus stops, shops, ceramic workshops, etc. The rooms at the Boulis hotel are clean and comfortable, each containing: private bathroom and balcony or veranda, refrigerator, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, TV and direct dial telephone. Our bistro-style "Kafenés" is a quiet corner in the hotel garden courtyard offering distinctive mezedes and delicious full meals, home-cooked using local products. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Boulis Hotel Sifnos
Hotel Boulis Sifnos/Kamares

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