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Mark & Joanna Studios
Ranked #19 of 40 Hotels in Perissa
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 8 September 2009

These quiet studios are so lovely for a relaxing break , You may hear the sound of church bells and chanting from the chapel next door but this just reminds you are priveliged to be sharing a wonderful culture.
The pool is literally a splash pool but ideal for cooling down in.

The daily cleaning and fresh linen and towels is a lovely surprise for a budget apt.
The staff are very friendly and accommadated us when a member of our party was injured and allowed us to hold a birthday party for her under the terrace that evening. God's garden rest delivered a meal for 10 people with no problem.

We were in room 19 which was perfect for our needs, a room with a view.
The others in our party also had great rooms all with different features.

While we were there a Cretan violinist was staying in room 18 and was often heard to rehearse from his balcony. Very haunting.

A steep walk back from the town in the heat but not far enough to require transport.

Water park still a great day out and a nice change from the beach. 7euros with slides and 5euros for pool and entrance, Good cheap food and drink available and delivered to your lounger with a smile. Toilets very clean also.

Many good restaurants, look out forr 3 course meals for 2 with wine for 18 euros!
Volcano, Gods garden and Aquarius all our favourites, catering for all tastes.

Soul bar and Magic bus friendly bars as where most places , plenty to choose from!

Water taxi to Kamari worth the visit and still only 3 euros, just make sure you get the last one back, check with driver as times vary, prob not a good idea on a windy day.

Local bus to Thira from outside Magic Bus bar 2 euros each way, Good idea to go early in the morning before cruise ship passengers arrive,

Bakery at bottom of the hill open 24hrs and very good.

we are sure whoever visits Mark and Joannas will have a lovely experience.

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 June 2009

We stayed at the Mark and Joanna Studios in Perissa from June 2 to June 16. The apartments are situated at the back of the resort close to the path to Ancient Thira and under the little church that sits part way up the rock. This was ideal for us at it was quiet and about a 10 min walk to the town and beach.
At first site our room in the accommodation seemed rather small and lacking in natural light (we were in room 16) but hey we were only going to sleep in the room. One room had a double bed, wardrobe, bedside cabinet and dressing table. There was aircon, TV and a hair drier (we did not use the aircon, fee payable). Space was so tight that the TV was on a bracket up high. Off was a small kitchen with small window, cupboard, fridge, two ring hot plate, coffee maker (no kettle) and half size table and two chairs. We did not cook as we always eat out just having a simple breakfast. Knives seemed a bit odd and limited for eating. I think that you would struggle to have space to eat anywhere inside in this accommodation. Off this was a bath room with again a half sized shower, full width but half deep, my shoulders would not fit across without touching the wall and curtain. Again a half size hand wash basin but a full size toilet! Outside (actually at the top of the access steps) were two chairs a table and a clothes hanger/drier.
The fridge comes stocked with juice, beer, water etc with one bottle of water free the rest you pat for as you use it.
We saw inside one other room(s) and this was what you would expect to be and a normal size so perhaps we were just unlucky.
The towels and sheets were changed about every 3 days and it was very clean.
Some of that sounds rather negative but in fact it is a very friendly place and the owners(?) were very helpful and we did not ask to be moved because it just got to feel like home (we are very adaptable!).
There is a small swimming pool which was very nice just to have a dip after the walk back from the beach.
I can not understand the comments by other on the lack of parking. There seemed to be loads of space for parking all around the building.

  • Stayed: June 2009, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank LeicesterGolfer
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Reviewed 21 August 2008

We have been in this hotel at about 5 years before!And from then, every year I stay in the same hotel.And do you know why?!!Because, first of all the staff is too kind and extremelly friendly! Secondly the rooms are very clean!Every day a cute woman clean our room! Also the hotel is located in a very quite place and we could relax there!The main town is about 300m far and the beach is about 400m long!I RECCOMENT THESE HOTEL TO EVERYBODY!

  • Stayed: July 2008, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank pantelitsa7santorini
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Reviewed 4 August 2008

Thomas Cook's description of the word 'apartment' is very loose! Very disappointed and certainly not up to the standard i would expect from Thomas Cook.

  • Stayed: July 2008, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 April 2008

We found these studios as we were island hopping in2006 as indipendant travelers, and have now stayed twice and are going back this year.
Rooms are excellent as are the staff, who provide all the help you need.

  • Stayed: September 2007, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank bigtBirmingham
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Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Mark & Joanna Studios

Address: Perissa, Perissa 847 03, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Perissa
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Perissa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Perissa
Price Range: £29 - £38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mark & Joanna Studios 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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