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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Megalochori, Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean

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Becky G
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Gorgeous home in perfect location”
Reviewed 16 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We had an amazing time at Mansion Sophia and cannot wait to come back and stay again. The little village of Megalochori was picture perfect and exactly what we were looking for in an off-the-beaten-path, authentic experience. There were several great restaurants just a stone's throw from the house and there was a great bakery just a short and scenic walk through the old village. Every person we met was incredibly friendly and made us feel welcome immediately. The house itself was fantastic, it had the charm and history to lend to its authenticity, but was very comfortable with all the conveniences of modern amenities like a washing machine, microwave and espresso maker. Thank you!!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Jun 2017
Dear Becky, thank you for the warm comments.
We aim to deliver to our guests an authentic experience and we are thrilled that you captured exactly that!
We hope to see you soon again!
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ToplessCa...
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fabulous Stay!”
Reviewed 10 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We had a fabulous week in Mansion Sophia. The Location is perfect. The Villa is perfect. The village was ideal - including several good cafes/restaurants. Very easy to get to any where else in the island - especially using the complimentary car!

Special thanks to Jackie for helping sort our list luggage issue on the first day!

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Management Response
12 Jun 2017
Dear Debbie, thanks so much for the kind words! We are happy that you enjoyed so much your stay in Mansion Sophia and we look forward to accomodate you again in the future!
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Montanans...
Missoula, Montana
1 review
“This was a magical experience”
Reviewed 13 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We could not have been happier with our stay at Mansion Sophia. From the greeter at the airport to the luggage handler, to the concierge and the maid, everyone was friendly and helpful. The property is absolutely beautiful. The large living room is bright and inviting and the bedrooms on either side are roomy and elegantly furnished. The beds are comfortable and a cozy comforter was just the ticket for the cool nights. Even plush robes and slippers are provided.
With the rental car that was included as part of our stay, we explored many of the villages of Santorini and enjoyed them all but were more convinced than ever that none could top Megalohori. It is a traditional village with narrow streets (cars can travel on only a few), which adds to the charm. The villagers are friendly and we happened to be there the days leading up to Palm Sunday so we were able to participate in the ceremony that included decorating an enormous cross and watching with the whole village as the men used ropes and pulleys to raise it in the town square. Afterward everyone lined up for dinner provided by our favorite restaurant, located on the square. We also attended a service in the church and weren't allowed to leave without taking home bread and chocolate.
At day's end, after exploring other villages, we had drinks by the pool and walked to one of the many good restaurants. One night we made dinner in the nicely equipped kitchen and ate outside in one of the two lovely courtyards. The owner, Takis, even provides a complimentary bottle of wine for guests.
Staying at Mansion Sophia is everything you dream of when imagining visiting the iconic island of Santorini. I can't recommend it highly enough.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
15 Apr 2017
Dear Carol,
thank you very much for the kind words!
We loved having you in our villa and we hope we hope you will make it back to us soon!
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Ryan D
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Lovely Mansion + Pool + Garden Dining Room”
Reviewed 24 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

If you are looking for a great, big, stone mansion for a group of friends/family in a quaint little town, look no further. There is tremendous indoor and outdoor space, the master bedroom and the rooftop view are simply gorgeous. The town is so cute, very easy to walk and it has 5 very yummy restaurants within a minute's walk. Stock up on wine and snacks at the local market, enjoy the skyline views and don't forget to meet Takis the owner...he's the man!

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Liked best: The Pool
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
27 Oct 2016
Dear Ryan,
It was great meeting you and having you and the girls in Mansion Kyani!
Thank you for the kind words and I hope to accomodate you again in the future!
Warm regards,

Takis Sotiropoulos
Santorini Heritage Villas
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Annie1002...
New York City, New York
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Slice of heaven”
Reviewed 29 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

My daughters ( 15/16) and I cannot say enough about this wonderful place.

The charming two bedroom villa is located in the charming town of Megalochori

As you enter through the little black door off the quiet winding street, just off the town square, it actually took our breath away .

There was a hammock, pool, fountain, chaise lounges- the villa has fab original detail , high arched ceilings, shutters and exposed brick. There are super nice linens, two comfortable beds( double and king) a spacious living room and kitchenette- there is not only the private courtyard pool but a side garden for outside dining

I am so glad we did stay in this lovely town away from the madness of Fira ( only a 15 min drive)

The staff was super responsive before and during our stay

You MUST stay here !

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pstewart7...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful villa in an idyllic setting, away from the crowds”
Reviewed 4 May 2016 for a stay in September 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful stay in Santorini and staying in Mansion Sophia really made it special. Even though we spent most of our time relaxing in the villa, we managed to venture to a few places around the island. Santorini Heritage provide a free mobile app that was really useful to decide what to do, where to go and how to get there, and Jackie was also very helpful in finding activities and our way around. We found the villa really beautiful and the amenities were very good. I enjoy cooking myself so it was great to have a good kitchen and barbecue. Inclusive wifi and movie library was also a great added bonus!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
5 May 2016
Dear Patrick,
thank you for your kind words! It was truly a pleasure to have you in Mansion Sophia and we hope to see you again in the near future!
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Helen A
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful villa in absolutely gorgeous surroundings”
Reviewed 26 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

My three friends and I booked our October mini break in March and received lovely updates and comms from Takis, the general manager right up until we flew. He was also very accommodating when we wanted to add a fifth guest.

We were happy to see the airport transfers were included, and when we arrived we were met by the hire car company, however we were slightly taken aback to be greeted by two cars and one driver! Bear in mind you may have to drive immediately when you land and will need your driver's licence. (You will also definitely need the car - Santorini is not really walkable!)

Once we arrived in Megalochori (which is gorgeous) we were met by Jackie, who showed us around the village and villa and was absolutely fantastic.

The villa itself is as gorgeous as the pictures make it look. The pool area is particularly fabulous and there's access to the roof for late afternoon sunbathing and incredible views of the village.

The only negative points in the villa are the hot water (which we couldn't get working despite Jackie's instructions) and the kitchen was a little under equipped. However these pale in comparison to the rest of the experience.

Megalochori itself is beautiful, charming and quiet - everything you expect a village to be. It has some great restaurants and lovely shops.

Would heartily recommend!

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Liked best: The pool area and roof terrace
Liked least: The bathroom floor!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
26 Nov 2015
Dear Helen,
thanks for much for the kind words! It was wonderful to have you as guest in Mansion Sophia!
As you correctly noted we do include a car rental in the price which can be delivered directly at the port or airport. If private transfer is preferred, we can also arrange it as an extra service.
Thank you for your feedback regarding the hot water. The villa has of course hot water but the boiler needs to be switched on at least 15 minutes before using. We apologize if it was not explained clearly to you.
Thanks again and we look forward to see you again soon!
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