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Greco Hotel
Ranked #9 of 20 Hotels in Hydra
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 21 August 2012

The owner lady at the reception the kindest and most cordial you can find. But the rooms? Old old old, tacky and the bathroom sink, toilet, and too small shower come in a sax blue, aka the 70s!!!! Not for those who like to shower without touching the old shower curtain.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 August 2012

My stay at the greco was very pleasent, greco is a very cosy and nice hotel.
The keramidas family is and will always be the best and no matter how many times I thank it will never be enough.
The rooms are very traditional, the bed is very comfy and there are big closets where you can place your clothes in, the garden is the cherry on top of the cake. There is also wi-fi everywhere around the hotel which is very useful.
The hotel is in the best location possible, there is no noise but it's still close to the port.
The breakfast includes a big variety of food and it is made by Maria (the owner of the hotel), besides cooking maria is also there to help you 24/7.
I strongly recommend the greco hotel to anyone who's seeking for a good time.

Best wishes to the Keramidas family.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank Catarina M
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Reviewed 24 July 2012 via mobile


I cannot find the words to completely express what an amazing experience I had on Hydra,  not only because of the island's beauty, but also because I had the pleasure of staying at the Greco Hotel for 4 days in July.  The family who owns and operates this delightful 19 room hotel is one of the nicest families I have ever met.  Maria & her son, Alkis,  make their guests feel welcome from the second they greet them.  Their happy, positive spirits shine through with every interaction.  The hotel is a short walk from the port; the  location of the hotel is in a perfect spot because it is quite peaceful but also very close to the shops, restaurants & nightlife of the main port.  The rooms at the Greco Hotel are spacious, simply - yet tastefully -decorated & spotless!  Amenities include air conditioning, a mini refrigerator, ample closet space, comfortable beds, free wifi on all floors & a quaint bathroom (in the closet you'll even find a hair dryer & sewing kit). The garden area is the centerpiece of the Greco Hotel with its gorgeous plants, fragrant flowers, whimsical decorations & butterflies fluttering by.  The moment one sits in this relaxing oasis the stress melts away.  The Greco Hotel also offers a delicious breakfast buffet with such a varied selection of items that  everyone  is sure to find something to suit his/her taste.  The best part of breakfast is  Maria's baked goods (cakes, pies - 'pites', quiches & so much more) all prepared with the skill of a master baker & the love of a Greek mother.   If you are in the mood to shop, then definitely visit the family's jewelry store, Greco Gold in the main port.  The Father & sons team (Lykourgos, Yiannis & Alkis) design and skillfully craft their own exquisite line of jewelry as well as offer a large selection of other designers' pieces.  (If you're  thinking to yourself that this is one of the hardest working families on Hydra, you're right!)  I am already planning a trip back, my time spent at the Greco Hotel & Hydra was that special! The Greco Hotel is an excellent choice while vacationing on Hydra.

  • Stayed: July 2012
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3  Thank BostonIoanna
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Hydra is a traditional settlement and one of the worlds' jewel-islands. Greco is a 20 years hotel well maintained. Located in one of the most airy street of the town has an easy five min walking distance from the port. The hotel has good size rooms with the basic amenities, but above all is the "welcome" and the hospitality provided by the family-owners, who they are willingly respond to all of your needs. The breakfast it is also a plus; all of its interesting "goods" are home made with the personal care by the mother of the family. I would go back to this hotel mainly for the care of its people.

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with family
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2  Thank sotipap
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

I can't talk highly enough of greco hotel. We instantly felt welcone and at home. Maria, alkis and ioannis run the hotel and family owned jewlery store on the harbour - they are beautiful people with wonderful spirits. Take time to speak with them and learn about their lives and history on hydra. Alkis is a true gentleman, he greeted us at theirharbour store and before we knew it had ourbags and wasescorting us to the hotel. He has a heart of gold. The hotel is very clean and has big rooms. Breakfast is wonderful as mariaand her helpers prepare this.the gardens are well kept and are such a beautiful place to take it all in. Thankyou maria, alkis and ioannis - we will always remember you and your hospitality- a piece of my heart was left at greco, in hydra.

Room Tip: Ask for a room facing the gardens
  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 March 2012

I stayed in Greco last October. It was a really wonderful hotel with wonderful owners!!!!! The most amazing thing there was the breakfast and of the garden just outside of the hotel. You really feel like at home and the rooms are very clean. It is the perfect place to relax after a very difficult week!!!!!

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Dimitris P
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Reviewed 24 November 2011

I have been staying in the Greco Hotel my whole life and now consider it to be my second home. The Keramidas family strive to make everyone's stay as enjoyable as possible, and the quality of the service provided is excellent. The hotel is perfectly located minutes away from the port in a quite part of town, and the beautiful garden is a great place to relax at all times of the day. The breakfast buffet is not to be missed, especially Maria's freshly baked cakes and cookies! All the rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, a television, a mini-fridge and free wifi. The staff are polite and friendly, and the hotel is very clean. I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Hydra island, and look forward to my next visit in the spring!

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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Address: Gika Kouloura Street, 180 40, Greece
Region: Greece > Saronic Gulf Islands > Hydra
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Room Service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #9 of 20 Hotels in Hydra
Price Range: £76 - £97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Greco Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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