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“Poor understanding of guests' needs.” 3 of 5 bubbles
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“Poor understanding of guests' needs.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2013

It is modern and expensively fitted, and they offer free transfer to and from the port, but they really don’t seem to understand the product, and the needs of guests.

Mina collected us, and showed us the room, then left, saying if we wanted anything her parents would be upstairs. They were very nice, but are elderly and only speak Greek, and this simply is not OK in the hospitality industry.

A lot of money had been spent on the room, eg very expensive double glazed doors, huge flat screen TV, fancy light fittings, furniture that was of good quality, but why put a king size bed in a very small room? We kept bumping into each other trying to get around it. One of those doors kept clashing with the wardrobe door. No proper thought had been given to utility for guests.

The location is really not good at all. It's less than 10 minutes walk from the town centre, but the last 100 metres are up a long narrow access road that is very dark at night, and along which cars drive too fast.

It says they accept Visa, but only with the greatest reluctance.

Unfortunately we think you would be best to try somewhere else.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Property: Panos Studios
Address: Parikia-Paros, Parikia 84400, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Paros > Parikia
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 48 Speciality Lodging in Parikia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Panos Studios 2*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Panos Studios is a family-run traditional hotel consists of 8 studios for 2-4 guests. This small accommodation complex is located in an excellent quiet location but just 350 meters (few minutes walking distance) from the centre of Parikia, the picturesque Old Town and the nice sandy beach of Livadia.All the studios offer self-catering facilities (mini fridge, cooking facilities, dishes, glasses, cutlery, pots and pans, toaster oven, kettle), air condition, heating and TV.DESCRIPTIONPanos Studios is a family-run traditional hotel consists of 8 studios for 2-4 guests. This small accommodation complex is located in an excellent quiet location but just 350 meters (few minutes walking distance) from the centre of Parikia, the picturesque Old Town and the nice sandy beach of Livadia.All the studios offer self-catering facilities (mini fridge, cooking facilities, dishes, glasses, cutlery, pots and pans, toaster oven, kettle), air condition, heating and TV. The rooms are decorated with wooden furniture and have private balconies with nice view, sunset view or view of the village. There are private modern bathrooms with shower and we also provide towels, soaps etc. Free Wi-Fi is offered in all our rooms. You could relax in our comfortable rooms and enjoy your holidays visiting various shops, taverns with tasteful traditional Greek food and cafes in the beautiful Parikia. Our cosy hotel is situated just 50 meters from the bus stop that it means that you could easily visit famous Naoussa, the other beautiful and traditional villages (Lefkes, Piso Livadi, Drios) and the beaches of our island.Around the complex there is a yard for cooler and peaceful moments. The 24-hour friendly reception staff will be willing and available to provide you all the information you need about the wonderful island of Paros. We could help you to rent a car or bike so to make easier your holidays. We provide free parking space for your car or motorbike. Free transportation from the port to our studios on your arrival and from our studios to the port on your departure.ACCOMMODATIONOur charming hotel consists of 8 private studios. Five of them are for 2 people, two of them are for 3 people and one of them is for 4 people. In case you are interested in a 2 br studio and our 2 br studios have been sold out, please contact us because we could offer you a 3 br or 4 br studio at the price of a 2 br studio.A 2 br studio apartment offers a comfortable double bed.A 3 br private triple offer a comfortable double bed and a single bed.A 4 br family room offer a comfortable double bed and two single beds.All our studios are decorated with wooden furniture and offer a kitchenette with mini fridge and all the necessary facilitates (dishes, glasses, cutlery, pots and pans, toaster oven, kettle), air-conditioning, FREE Wi-Fi, TV, bed sheets and linen and a private balcony for nice moments and view. Our private bathrooms have a comfortable shower with hot water and we offer towels, soaps etc.LOCATION/AREAOur studios are located in a typical traditional area of Parikia. Parikia is the capital and the port of the island of Paros with many shops, Greek traditional restaurants, cafes and bars. There are many sandy organized beaches in walking distance from our studios and you could visit some of our sandy beaches (Marcelo and Krios beach) in Parikia with a small boat, an unforgettable experience. In Parikia you could find super market, banks, post office, pharmacies. There are many monuments such as the famous Ekatondapiliani (One Hundred doors) church, the archaeological museum, the Byzantine museum, the Venetian castle etc. During the summer months daily excursions to neighboring islands are organized from the port of Paros. If you like the water sports and other sport activities, Parikia offers many opportunities. You could have private lessons for sailing in our Nautical Club and beach volley. In short drive distance there is a tennis club, horse riding center, kite surf and scuba diving center. ... more   less 
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