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Pension Isabo
Ranked #19 of 35 Hotels in Nafplio
Reviewed 25 May 2014

A good pension/guest house. We had the room on the first floor opposite the kitchen. The room a two balcony windows great for light and watching the mainly pedestrian traffic below. The owners were friendly although we only saw them when we booked in and out which was OK by us. Room was clean and quiet [at least in April]. Good shower.
A good base for exploring the area including the many ancient sites, towns and villiages and castles.
The only issue is the stairs to the first and second floor. The stairs are steep and narrow and care should be exercised at all times.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 August 2012

We booked room at Pension Isabo online at last minute. Very pleasantly surprised. We stayed in room 1 on the 1st floor which was very convenient as there was fully stocked kitchen right across from our door. There are no common areas or dining room so there are no meals offered. But there is a kitchen for common use that more than makes up for this as it has everything needed to fix your own mini breakfast/snack, coffee, etc. and at any time you wish. There is no reception area or round the clock staff but the owner, Mrs. Koula, has a lingerie shop right around the corner and she and her family are always available if needed. Location was excellent as it is in middle of all sites, places of interest, cafe bars,etc. In old town but on quiet street so no problem sleeping at night. Room was quite big with comfy romantic iron post bed, desk, mini fridge, good size closet, excellent wi-fi reception, good a/c, good size bathroom with shower. Room 1 also has 2 balconies and a window, so if you open all doors and shutters, it is lovely, bright and airy. At 60 euro a night during peak season, definitely good value for money. Pension fairly quiet, not much noise from other guests or rooms even though we had kitchen and another room across from us. Perfect for a romantic getaway. We'll definitely be returning, hopefully soon!

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  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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8  Thank VickiAthens
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Reviewed 1 July 2011

Pension Isabo is located right in the heart of Old Town Nafplion - you are a few minutes away from literally everything. Rooms are a great size and ours (the attic room) had a small balcony, which I was able to read on every morning. Everything is very clean and yet there is still a rustic feel from details like the exposed wood cieling beams. There is a small kitchen that is kept fully stocked for your use 24 hours a day - cheese, bread, poundcake, teas, coffees, juices, marmalades, mineral water, etc. You can also keep things in the refrigerator if you want. There is also free wi-fi in the rooms and a tv that gets many different channels.

Costas and his wife could not be more welcoming, happy people. They own the store beneath the Pension so are always on hand if questions come up or you need advice on a restaurant or local activities to hit up. Costas is incredibly helpful and just the nicest person around.

Other reviewers have noted it is hard to find. We had zero issues - just follow the instructions listed and you will arrive with no problem. Could not be easier.

This must be the best value in town. Extremely reasonably priced for a great, great room with wonderful service. And it simply couldn't be in a more prime location! Highly recommend staying here!! Nafplion is fantastic and a must visit on your stay in Greece.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with friends
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5  Thank roxylass
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Reviewed 20 September 2010

Not a lot of luxury, but very clean and neat. The location was very good, you are in the middle of shops and restaurants. This pension is great for those who won't expect to much of their rooms. Rooms are basic, but with all comfort you need. We stayed 3 nights in the "big" attic room, with balcony. We had a very pleasant stay!

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank LoJoAntwerp
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Reviewed 25 September 2009

After we booked Pension Isabo we recieved an email from Kostas, the owner, welcoming us and letting us know if we needed anything that we should ask. He and his son Yiannis were extremely helpful! Our ferry had gotten cancelled for a later date and they called and talked to multiple people to help us get a new one. My wife got food poisoning the night before we were to leave and was barely able to move. When they found out she was sick while I was checking out, the whole family came out to check on her. Kostas walked us to a pharmacy and Yiannis helped me change my bus tickets for that day a 2nd time (The ticket agents are surly and I seriously doubt they would have let me change it if he weren't there). One of the attic rooms wasn't going to be used until 6pm so they let her sleep and rest all day in the bed free of charge after cleaning it and came back to clean it again after we finally left (attic room was nice but much smaller).
Our room (#1!!!), was very large, comfortable, and clean. We had two balconys overlooking the street. There's cake, bread and jams for breakfast along with coffee and tea in the kitchenette along with free waters. There's a fridge in your room and in the kitcheonette. You control the air conditioner which worked very well. The shower head was high and had great pressure.
As some have said, it's not very easy to find from their map (it's on the corner), but all the pensions in town have small, quaint signs so I imagine they may not be much easier to get to. It's a three minute walk from the bus station if you know where it is.
My only gripes (and I almost don't want to say anything bad), is that if your room is next to the kitchenette, you may get woken by the people making breakfast. Given our room, it was still worth it. And when you take your keycard out the electricity in the room turns off. We're not sure but the food in the fridge may have gone bad causing my wife's sickness (we shoulda thought of that).
There's only 4 rooms. If you want a nice cozy place, I definitely recommend Pension Isabo!

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 September 2009

A nice little place ONCE YOU FIND IT. Don’t know what it is with some Greek hotels but when you email them for directions they refer you to the really crappy map on their website. It’s only a five minute walk from the port (where you park) but if you don’t know which street to take it can be hard to fine. From about the middle of the long narrow port parking lot, look for Sofrani street leading into the old town, it changes it’s name to Terzaki after a few blocks but just keep walking on that street and you’ll see the Pension Isabo signs on the corner. The room was fine, a little run down but quite clean, AC, TV. There’s a little kitchenette with juice, bottled water, makings for coffee, tea, frappe as well as bread and jam, etc. And you can store stuff in the fridge. All this is available all day, not just at breakfast time. They have wi-fi but signal strength was so low we could never connect.

  • Stayed: July 2009, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Isabel_2
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Reviewed 26 July 2009

Spent 4 nights in Pension Isabo in Nafplio - highly recommended for a chill out. Ask for the attic room, spacious enough with largest balcony

Very welcoming, friendly and helpful family run guesthouse. Self serve traditional Greek breakfast every morning - took upstairs to our outside balcony with a view of the town and castle. Fresh Greek bread, spreads, cake + greek coffee.

Cosy attic room, very comfortable and clean. Hotel right in the centre of old town, short walk to sights.

Travelled 3 weeks in Greece from Athens to Kalabaka, Delphi and Nafplio by train + bus. Connections good for Athens. Just be wary about bus frequency in and out of Nafplio to other Pelopenese island destinations. - some only run twice a week. Visit the original Argos! Easy 1/2 day trip to see old roman ruins

Perservever with the steep walk up to the castle - well worth the hike for the stunning views. Free castle entrance on bank holidays and Mondays

Sarah & Simon

  • Stayed: January 2009, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Strutt_aroundworld
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Additional Information about Pension Isabo

Address: Plapouta 2 & Aggelou Terzaki | Nafplio, Nafplio, Greece
Region: Greece > Peloponnese > Argolis Region > Nafplio
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 35 Hotels in Nafplio
Price Range: £33 - £41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pension Isabo 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Information about Pension Isabo :Pension Isabo is a neoclassical house of the 19th century which is located in the historical center of Nafplio City (the old town). The building has been recently restored and converted into a family run Guest House. It provides the comfort and luxury of first class accommodation. ... more   less 
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