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“Amazing hospitality” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Brothers Hotel
Ranked #1 of 45 Hotels in Ios
Certificate of Excellence
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Amazing hospitality”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

We felt welcomed from the moment Niki picked us up from the port. He'd had a cancellation so offered us a choice in which room we'd like to stay in and he and Lisa gave us an overview of the island and some fantastic recommendations for places to eat (trust their selections, they are spot on). Throughout our stay they were genuinely caring and friendly and they honestly make your stay at this hotel. It took us about 8 minutes to walk to the closest beach and to access the restaurants in Yialos or about 20 minutes up the hill to Chora or there are busses every 15 minutes if you don't want to walk. It's located in a nice quiet location and the perfect place to stay if you're not necessarily looking to party, however you may be woken by drunks coming home from their night out during the early hours of the morning. The room itself was kept nice and clean,and was a large enough size for two people to comfortably stay in. Basic furnishings, but kept in good standards. My only complaint is that our double was two single beds put together, but in fairness to the hotel they do have a lot of singles staying here.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

We had a wonderful stay at the Brothers hotel in Gialos. Niki is a wonderful host, and after only one hour we were on a first-name basis. The hotel is located 10 minutes from the small town Yialos and a 25 minute walk (uphill!) to Ios town. However, we enjoyed the fact that the hotel was a quiet area.

Niki offerede an introduction to Ios and helped out where to rent a scooter, what restaurants to eat in etc. - very nice, and we were always received with a big smile whenever mentioning his name at the recommend (and local) places!

The rooms are clean and nice. The continental breakfast a little dull, but that seems to be greek standard :-). The pool is the best thing about the place! It's medium sized with one end deep and the sunbeds are just wonderful. The fridge and the restaurant at the poolbar is also very reasonable priced!

Make sure to book directly at the hotel's website as it is cheaper than the other booking sites and also includes breakfast!

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Signemarie18
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Gold Coast, Australia
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

This place didn't feel like a hotel, it felt like home! It was amazing, the family that own it have got a great feel going there, the service was great, nothing was too much trouble! From the moment we were met at the port to the moment we were dropped off there was not a single thing we could fault, Niki, the owner, sat down with us and pointed out a few great places to visit and some tips for places to eat, and they were all fantastic!! (Try the calamari at Sousana's, it's to die for) Lisa was lovely and the breakfasts every morning were great!
We know where we will be staying next time we come back!

Room Tip: All rooms have their own patio/balcony so they're all great, maybe ask for one away from the poo...
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Alexandra M
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Heraklion, Greece
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

We stayed for two nights in Brother's hotel in Ios. Nicki, the owner, has the ability to make you comfortable and welcomed from the first sight.
He helped us to rent a very nice car, he and Lisa made a great breakfast, and in conclusion I think that they are two persons who know about Greek hospitality.
The rooms were clean not great but I think you cannot expect more by a two star hotel.
If we have the chance to travel again in Ios we will stay in brother's for sure!!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

Stayed 5 nights in end of May. Just had to return after such a great time on our first stay last year!

Nikki has been busy over the winter totally refurbishing most of the bathrooms in the apartments and has done a brilliant job.

Once again nothing was too much trouble for Nikki and Lisa and it felt like we had never been away. The island was quieter than last year as we were earlier in the season this time, which suited us fine. The Hotel is kept immaculately clean and it was great to spend time by the lovely swimming pool.

You will not find better customer service than here, Nikki & Lisa are unobtrusive and yet always at hand if you need any help or guidance.

A couple from Sweden we had met in Naxos and made friends with before travelling over to Ios followed us across on our recommendations and also had a wonderful time!

The weather was hot, windy on some days but still warm and a great place to relax.

Go and try Brothers Hotel, you won't regret it

All the best to Nikki, Lisa & Chloe

Efkhareesto polee!

Mark, Sharon & Matthew

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MARK H
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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

I don't regularly take the time to review places I've stayed, but I felt especially compelled to do so for Brother's Hotel. I have never been to a hotel with more hospitable hosts. From the moment we arrived until we departed, Nicki and Lisa were there to answer any and every question. From restaurants, to transportation, to secluded beaches, they truly know Ios and will share their knowledge with you. I could not recommend a better place to stay based on this alone. They truly make you feel like you are on vacation.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mstanley08
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Blue Mountains
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84 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

We had 5 days on IOS, wish it had been more, but we will be back. The main reason was this wonderful place and the wonderful owners. The hotel is spacious, clean and has everything you need. The location is great (away from the hassle but close enough to get there when you want quickly), the pool is great, breakfast is a delight. The overriding plus is Nicki and Lisa and their attitude, they seem genuinely concerned to make sure that you have a good time and will do all in their power to make it so, most importantly they aren't out just to maker a buck out of you. There are no hidden extras except the comfort and relaxation that seems to accompany the hotel. We have been going to the Greek Islands since 1982 and this is by far the nicest place we have stayed in.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank cadici
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Additional Information about Brothers Hotel

Property: Brothers Hotel
Address: Yialos Beach | Kampos Ios, 840 01, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Ios
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Ios
#2 Best Value Hotel in Ios
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ios
#3 Family Hotel in Ios
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Brothers Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Brothers Hotel in Ios welcomes you to an idyllic retreat for your perfect holiday.Nestled in the peaceful Kampos Valley within walking distance from Ios port and Yialos beach, Brothers Hotel offers you comfort and quality to ensure that your stay with us will be a memorable one. REMEMBER BOOK YOUR ROOM DIRECT WITH HOTEL FOR THE BEST PRICE GUARANTEE ... more   less 
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