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Manos Small World
Ranked #8 of 21 Hotels in Firostefani
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“Wonderful night!”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Stayed in Manos Small World during our trip in Santorini. Although it was for one night only but it worth for every single penny! As we're actually follow tour to Greece, all hotels was set by our tour agency. When we're finally in Santorini I can't help myself to check for those hotel that can overview the caldera and with good interior design.Manos Small World provided everything! Nice view,Free Wifi across the hotel,breakfast in the room and clean the room right after we went out for dinner!

Although it was just me & my husband I still decided to go for suite other than the junior room. Our suite was just in front of the Aegean sea and overlooked the Fira town along the way up! Services provided is two thumbs up!! The warmest welcome at the reception center and they even provide welcome drink of our choice ( including 3 of our tour member who accompanied us to find the hotel),totally FOC!!

The moment we saw the suite's condition,my heart was melted! Lovely kitchenette with nicely organized kitchenware, cup,wine glass & etc. A bottle of white wine was place on the well set table,superb comfy double bed!! ( Most of the hotel we stayed in Greece provide double bed by putting two single together)

The suite was designed as a Loft unit with another Two single bed placing on upper side,the best best part of this unit was the bathroom! There's two step to take to go inside bathroom, which design by mosaic and marble interior.

The only sad things is we can only stayed for one night,it is far not enough time for us ( check in around 5pm and check out on next morning around 9am) But it was one of the best experience we had in Santorini,thanks for completing our trip!!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank you very much for your comment. We are really honored to know that you enjoyed staying with us and we would be glad to meet you again soon. Till then keep all the nice memories
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 6 February 2014

I stayed in Manos Small World 14-15 June 2013 with four friends, all very experienced travelers. Living in Greece I was naturally anxious to provide the very best experience to my friends who had been dreaming of visiting Santorini for so long. As soon as we stepped off the ferryboat I understood that there was no need for me to worry.

Upon our arrival our suitcases were delivered straight to our hotel. As we felt hungry then but also a bit tired, the owner arranged for souvlaki and drinks to be delivered to us. The view was amazing! The rooms were spacious and beautifully decorated, and the beds comfortable.The breakfast on the terrace was breathtaking. I can think of no negative aspects and I would happily return any time.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We are in our early 20's and we loved everything about Manos Small World. The location is just perfect, 10 minutes away from the islands capital of Fira. We really enjoyed our breakfasts that were different every day. We also loved that the breakfast is served outside your room on the balcony overlooking the view. The staff are very helpful. The view from the balcony is amazing! I would definitely recommend this place for a perfect getaway to this beautiful island!

Room Tip: Top floor!
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We have just returned from an extensive trip throughout Europe finishing in Santorini. I had booked another hotel but due to my friend hurting her leg, we decided that 50 or so steps were better than 150. I was feeling a bit disappointed at the change until we arrived at this spectacular location. Manos, our host organised a taxi and greeted us as soon as we arrived. His porter carried mine and my girlfriends luggage down to save our husbands backs. We could not believe our great fortune when we saw the view from our apartments! The sun sets on the water here which some have to travel a fair way to Oia to see. The rooms are very spacious and immaculate with nice fittings throughout. The windows face the sea so the view from inside is terrific. Manos kind consideration meant that our friends had the neighboring apartment so we were able to share the balcony with them for afternoon drinks watching the heavenly sunset. Breakfast was quite a spread and would magically turn up as soon as we were up and about. I have and will continue to recommend this wonderful place to anyone considering visiting Santorini. Manos, you are a true gentleman. Thank you for making our stay so perfect!

Room Tip: All rooms are have the same view so don't worry, you can't go wrong here.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

Nothing to say more, the best hotel of Santorini, even without "one of". My wife and I stayed there for 2 nights for our honeymoon, and then we moved to a hotel in OIA in following days -- which made us feel pity not staying here longer. The view of the hotel is fantastic. When you sit at the balcony, watching the see, you will think that you are staying in the most beautiful place on the planet. Manos, the man who owns the small hotel, is very friendly and helpful. The room is very clean and modern decorated, and big enough. Quite suitable for honeymoon. Breakfast is fantastic too. Only we should mention is that we asked a double bed, but only get a twin. We will definitely choose to stay here again if we have chance to come back.

Room Tip: We are in room 6. It is fantastic. However it is a twin bed room.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

The owner Thanasis and everyone who worked at this hotel were wonderful! Could not fault a single thing.....pure heaven..... Carrying 9 lots of suitcases up and down 65 stairs was amazing, super effort!!

The hotel itself is amazing, clean and spacious rooms, beautifully decorated. Beautiful views and the breakfasts were delicious, every morning was something different and all freshly cooked or backed.
We were a group of 9 girls, celebrating a 40th birthday! Great location for walking into town and catching the bus to Oia.

We did hire a private catamaran and that was perfect, so I would recommend doing this. We did the morning one from 10am till 3pm. Santorini sailing just up from the hotel.
We also hired the quad bikes from them.



Just perfect! Thank you for giving us amazing memories!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

We just finished up our three night stay at Manos Small World. We were extremely pleased with their Attention. While we were in the airport in Athens -- still waiting to catch our flight-- the owner called me to check in and set up a taxi for when we arrived. Sure enough, as soon as we walked out of the tiny Santorini airport we had a driver waiting for us. One of their main helpers -- didn't really catch his full correct name -- greeted us in the parking lot and threw our heavy luggage over our head and carried it down the steep steps and up to our room. What service!! The stairs were a little tedious everyday, but not a huge issue. The somewhat private table outside our door was nice in the mornings and the evenings. They served a delicious yet simple breakfast every morning consisting of fresh squeeze orange juice, coffee cake, an egg concoction and delicious greek yogurt with orange jam. THE COFFEE SUCKED though. It was extremely bitter and there was never enough cream served.

Overall we thought the room was okay. The air conditioner didn't have enough power to cover the entire room comfortably and the bed was mediocre. It was sleep-able but nothing to write home about.

No pool at this spot and if you have a room next to the little hot tub like we did, you'll hear the noise from that. The shower had super low water pressure.

But overall I would definitely suggest and recommend this place.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Property: Manos Small World
Address: Firostefani 84700, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Firostefani
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 21 Hotels in Firostefani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3 star — Manos Small World 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautifully renovated and converted into modern luxurious junior suites, designed and decorated with elegancy, Manos Small World is the innovative accommodation suggestion.Perfect for all those who seek for fineness in a romantic and peaceful setting, our hotel is located on the rim of Caldera cliff offering a spectacular view towards the volcano and the breathtaking sunset. Popular to honeymooners is definitely the place that will inspire your senses. ... more   less 
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