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“Amazing view. Great location. Go for a suite.”

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Iliovasilema Suites
Ranked #21 of 48 Hotels in Imerovigli
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“Amazing view. Great location. Go for a suite.”
Reviewed 12 September 2011

The hotel is at a great location, with a fantastic view from all the rooms and a great public area with an adequate refreshing pool and very peaceful atmosphere. You'll be in awe of the view.

Get lots of music and headphones for your portable mp3 player or smartphone. You'll enjoy it.

Try and book a suite, not a studio, cause they have small balconies with no privacy. Although the area is very quite. Still, if you're after a honeymoon type of vacation, ask for a suite with a private balcony.

  • Stayed September 2011
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Knysna, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2011

This hotel sells on its website services and facilites that it simply does not have. We got a much smaller room than sold to us; it is generally tacky and amateurishly decorated and run - nothing like the lovely pictures on the website. We could not stand in the bedroom due to the barrel-ceiling design; it stank of blocked drains which they did not bother to fix in the 4 days we were there. I was subsequently told that the stench was the sulfur from the volcano and not from the muck bubbling up from the open drain in our bathroom that flooded the floor. I asked where the sofa was (as advertised) and was told that we got a kitchen instead. The kitchen only took up valuable space in our tiny room as it did not even have as much as a teaspoon. There is no restaurant as advertised, I have pointed out to them that their website offers this - they said they would correct it, but have not. A very lame breakfast is brought to your room. They do not have gowns as advertised. The hotel is perched against the cliff, like most of the hotels in Santorini, the steps are tricky - in the 3 days we were there 4 people fell down the steps. Most of the rooms look right onto the path between rooms and offer little to no privacy. Our safety deposit box did not work and they are not attached to the wall so walking off with it under one's arm is not security. I sincerely regret booking into this awful hotel. Santorini is lovely, but 2 nights and one day would have been enough for us.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 September 2011

We've just returned from a weekend at Iliovasilema and had an amazing time enjoying the most awe inspiring view we could dream of.

The hotel management and personel are very kind. In fact they upgraded our studio booking to a suite and that made a big difference for us.

The view is amazing from all rooms. However you should try and get a suite since most of the balconies are very small. Of course you can always enjoy the view from the public terrace, but it's much more convenient to have immediate access from your room.

If you especially want privacy, you should try and get a suite with a private balcony, like room No 5, where we stayed.

  • Stayed September 2011
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Beijing
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2011

We had a terrific five night stay. We stayed in the superior suite (thanks to a free upgrade from the superior apartment we had booked). We were initially disappointed that this meant we no longer had a private balcony, but we were right next to the pool, which was nice. (And we had a massive interior - separate large living room with a double bed for our daughter, two bathrooms, a jacuzzi in our bedroom etc, which well compensated!).

The staff are incredibly good at this hotel, all of them - front desk, housekeeping etc - were all so friendly and helpful. They gave us a number of recommendations for restaurants which were all spectacular. The location is very good, amazing views from every part of the hotel, nicely decorated rooms. The walk along the path to Fira is a highlight, such a nice thing to do every evening, though definitely one to do downhill from Imirovigli to Fira, not back in the reverse direction, and not in the heat of the day!

A couple of points to note to moderate expectations for this hotel: the wifi didn't work inside the room (I gather due to the thick walls everywhere) but it was fine by the pool. The pool is small and very deep (you can't stand up at any point) but it is wonderfully refreshing! The continental breakfast can get monotonous after a few days, but you can order off a menu/pay extra for American, or some fruit and yoghurt etc. The rooms are all different, so you need to specify if a particular feature you've seen on the web page/information is important to you (eg. balcony, bath etc).

We had a wonderful stay and wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2011

I stayed there with my wife in Aug-11. This hotel fulfilled our expectations and we have left very happy.
- The rate (Eur180 per night) was reasonable for the excellent location.
- Excellent location with amazing views
- Very friendly staff that go out of their way to be helpful
- Rooms are a bit small but this is to be expected in caldera
Overall highly recommended.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Brier, WA
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Reviewed 7 August 2011

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon (Sept. 20009) and had a wonderful stay. The reason you stay in this part of town is for the views which might be the most amazing view I have ever seen! The hotel was small but nice. They have a wonderful area to sit and be in awe of the scenery. The rooms were small but we were outside most of the time anyway. It is a little bit of a walk into town (not too hard) but we would stop and admire the views and the architecture along the way. I would recommend people to stay here!

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Athens, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2011

The hotel has one of the best views in Santorini
the room was very clean and comfortable.
But most of all my girlfriend and i enjoyed the most effective and long lasting massage we have ever had from the local therapist Ms Elpida

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Iliovasilema Suites

Property: Iliovasilema Suites
Address: Imerovigli 84 700, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Imerovigli
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#17 Luxury Hotel in Imerovigli
#17 Family Hotel in Imerovigli
#23 Romantic Hotel in Imerovigli
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4 star — Iliovasilema Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In Imerovigli, one of the most beautiful villages of Santorini Island, you will find the ILIOVASILEMA HOTEL APARTMENTS ("Iliovasilema" is the Greek word for "sunset"). Iliovasilema is situated on the enchanting and world famous Caldera. Built 350m above sea level, offers to its guests the most fascinating view of the volcano and the little islands of the Aegean Sea, as well as of the dazzling sunset. Iliovasilema was initially built in year 1996, has been renovated and remodeled in year 2002 and still grows, following always the rules and the tradition of the Cycladic architecture! ... more   less 
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