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“Simply amazing !”
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Alexander Villas
Manchester
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3 reviews
“Simply amazing !”
Reviewed 22 June 2013

Just came back from Santorini last week. It has been a smart choice to stay at Imerovigli, and indeed a lucky one to have got the last minute deal from Alexander Villas. Despite worrying about some bad reviews of the hotel, I'm glad that I've given it a try. Our stay eventually turned out to be the most pleasant one among all our trips in Europe.

I've noted that some people have complained about the difficulty in finding the reception of Alexander Villas. Well my advise is, ask the hotel for a pick up service as I did. For 10 Euros you really save all the hassles, plus they help carrying your luggages !

Upon arriving, the manager carried our luggages and escorted us to our room. We were allocated a room with an infinity pool right in front, just like a private pool to us! Also we were given a bottle of complimentary champagne. We love our room so much that we rather spent most of our afternoons by the pool, overlooking the jaw-dropped stunning views of the volcano and cliffs. If it wasn't so cold at night, we would have spent our time chilling at the patio every night. Seriously we'll never get bored of the views, they're simply amazing!

The hotel staffs are friendly and helpful. The location of the hotel is good, with convenient stores, restaurants and car rental companies just nearby, and it's only 15minutes walk to Thira. If you happened to stay here, try Bella Thira restaurant just around the corner, the food is nice and reasonably priced. There is a super friendly waitress who always take care of her customers with a nice smile no matter how busy she is.

As for the hotel, of course there are some tiny flaws such as the coffee and tea served in the breakfast were not hot enough, hot water supply in the shower was not so constant and the water of the pool can be too cold even during sunny and warm afternoon. However these are just some recommendations for improvement as they don't bother me much ! Overall we enjoyed our stay. Our stay in Alexander Villas has indeed made our trip to Santorini a memorable holiday and we wished we have stayed longer !

Room Tip: All rooms have caldera views, but Room 5 has the infinity pool right in front !
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 15 June 2013

My partner and I have just left Santorini after 5 amazing days at Alexander Villas.
After LOTS of research and on the ferry to Santorini we finally booked this hotel thanks to a last minute deal they had on their site. The lack of recent reviews had us a little worried...but those worries were soon put to ease when we were shown to our room.
It was difficult to find at first. Check-in is via their sister hotel Kallisto Hotel, which is a lilac building at the top right of the caldera. We were lucky enough to be upgraded to the Master Suite as they had over booked the room we'd selected.
The room was everything we could have asked for and more. The dip pool was right at our doorstep & boasted a view you could only dream of.
Breakfast was great and served either at your room or at Kallisto Hotel.
All these things were great...but nothing was better than the service the Manager provided. Nothing was too hard or too much to ask for. He always greeted us with a smile & helped us with anything we needed.
We couldn't have asked for a better stay and thank the staff, especially the Manager (sorry I'm hopeless with names) for making Santorini such a memorable holiday spot.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Brisbane
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Reviewed 7 October 2012

Loving the room; currently in a Master Suite with a view that other tourists walk up a mountain to get photos of. I love it.

Honestly, the only down fall has been miscommunications in service. We were dropped at 7:20pm at a 'meeting point' by our 'free transfer' (he asked me to pay- I asked if he was joking?) and we were to be met by someone from the Villas to help with out bags. We has to find our own way after waiting at the meeting point for 30 minutes. Ended up that we were a two minute walk from
The hotel though we found our way in about 20minutes. Have found thy there have been other miscommunications but the room and view are stunning, the cleaning staff are great. For the experience I would gladly stay here again.

Very central; convenience stores, vehicle rentals and restaurants all close by. 20min quad ride to thira at most and the eternity pool is great.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 10 August 2012

We booked for a standard Double room at Alexander Villas, however on the day of arrival was given a Superior Double Room at their sister hotel in Kallisto Hotel. Room 3. The view is spectacular. We have a small seating area in front of our room. The room is spacious enough for 2. The toilet amenities are nice with azzaro toiletries.. The place easily accessible to City of Fira. We rented an ATV, hence no worries with transportation but the bus stop is just a minute walk. The breakfast is a variety of breads. The hotel is very nice and comfortable. Plus you also get to enjoy the amenities of Alexander Villas as well.. Imerovigli is the best place to stay in Santorini when it comes to budget and view.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 10 August 2012

Santorini is simply amazing. Alexander villas was perfect, the views are to die for and the staff couldnt be any more helpful. My proposal was a fairy tale!.
Highly recommended and i will certainly go back.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 4 August 2012

We stayed in the Master Suite for our honeymoon and it was AMAZING! We thought the pictures on the website looked too good to be true but it was even better than we imagined! The staff were SUPER friendly and helpful. The manager Julian would do anything to help you (e.g. he booked in our restaurant). Breakie was yummy and there was no such thing as a meal without a view :) Imerovigli is a really nice area to stay too because it is quiet and only about a 15 min walk from the main town, Fira. BEST holiday we've ever had :) Want to go back! The best part was, we booked this through a deal so got it quite cheap! :)

Room Tip: I think we had the best room (Master Suite) - we loved the 'old cave' style but with renovat...
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 18 July 2012

Everything was perfect! It couldnn't be better! The services was excellent, the staff is very helpfull. From here you can have one of the best views of Santorini. At the reception you will find information about the island and tours. Surely we will return here.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Alexander Villas
Address: Imerovigli 84701, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Imerovigli
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 45 Speciality Lodging in Imerovigli
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Alexander Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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