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Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

Close enough to walk to Fira and far enough to get away. The only way to book a room is to send an email. If you want to reserve a room you will be asked to deposit money in a bank account. I was unsure of this at first but apparently that is how you do it when booking a room in a family run place.

The view from the upper apartments are magnificent. Tour buses flock to this spot for a picture perfect photo. You will want to spend every sunset on your balcony!

Rooms include a small refrigerator an a hot water pot. The shower is small. I mean tiny. But some things are worth putting up with!

I highly recommended this place.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank RjF-LA
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

World travellers know that views often do not match the postcards; some do, and that is gratifying; and then you have the rare and inspiring cases where the postcards just cannot fully encapsulate the view. Gaby's apartments are in this last category. We had 180 degree views from our balcony ( apartment 3) that were just stunning. Lonely Planet refers to the white houses (and many hotels) draped over the Caldera cliffs; from a distance, some of it looks like snow on mountains. And at night, it takes on a fairy tale appearance. Gaby's daughter Caterina is a marvellous host; very pleasant, helpful, and with good advice for eating out. Previous reviewers have referred to the showers - on the one hand, a mild irritation perhaps; on the other hand, for couples, holding the shower rose for each other adds to the romance of the setting! All this comes at a very reasonable prince. Excellent value.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Iangharris188
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Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

Our family had two adjoining apartments. The location and view are stunning. It is an easy 10 minutes walk from busy Thira but also has everything you need just a few hundred meters away. The apartments were spotlessly clean and there are plenty of places to sit and enjoy the view.

  • Stayed: April 2014
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1  Thank Henry H
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

Overall a very good experience. Great location with convenient transaportaion options, close to restaurants and great views of caldera, ocean and setting sun. The rooms are very modern and the views from room balcony are fantastic. The shower was little tricky without a stall or curtain but was manageable. Hotel doesn't provide airport transfer but taxis are easily available (Katerina can book taxi for return) and there is no breakfast served.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank NamBenam
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

Good location with convenient transportation and excellent view of caldera and sunset. The enthusiastic hotel owner provided a wonderful service during our stay there. The only problem is there is no wall-mount shower holder in our bathroom, so we had to hold the shower by hand. Anyway it definitely is the best choice in our trip, and I look forward to visiting there next time.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Olivia C
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