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tyne and wear
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

This is a nice hotel, although not the one we booked for! On arrival we were allocated a basement room which wasnt nice at all. We were re.located for three nights to hotel in town centre which was only mediocre. We were then upgraded to a sea view room at the Alkyon which was really nice (201). Staff are lovely....

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Cark In Cartmel
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Just returned from a weeks stay and hotel is absolutely fine. It is dated and I imagine much hasn't changed since those 1960's black and white photos that are around the place were taken ( the bathroom was new and very nice) and many rooms don't have that amazing sea view so dissapointed in that. Breakfast is not great (...

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5Thank WendysSCarkInartmel
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2014

You could pick a lot of holes with the Alkyon and those whose penchant is for a luxury hotel no doubt will: it's not particularly smart, the breakfast is pretty unappetizing, the plumbing's a bit hit and miss, wi-fi is only available in the reception area, and so on and so on. But despite all this my wife and I...

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3Thank Orienteer20
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Very tired and dated, needs investment. Good location and air con in the room. Pool area particularly poor and as for the decor in the corridor area, well...seeing is believing! In terms of the breakfast...think lower end discount food.

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Wirral
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Love this hotel!! Great location close to sea front restaurants and the bus terminal. The reception staff are extremely friendly and the rooms are spotlessly clean. Yes, they are typically basic Greek but we wouldn't want them to be different - it's all part of the Greece experience. Free air conditioning is a bonus. We had a room on the...

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6Thank Ciderorsauvignon
Rotherham England
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This was our 7th visit to the Alkyon- in my opinion there isn't a better hotel in skiathos town . The rooms are clean and comfortable - all the bathrooms have been refurbished and are 100% improvement on the old ones! The staff are wonderful - very friendly and helpful-nothing is too much trounle. The outdoor roof terrace where breakfast...

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6Thank annowl1867
Manchester, UK
Reviewed 18 August 2014

This is our third holiday in Skiathos and our second time at the Alkyon. It's basic by UK standards, but for Greece is very good. Rooms are spotless, cleaned every day, and we had a bath with a proper shower which you don't always get in Greek hotels. The lounge areas are lovely, and the view from the roof terrace...

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3Thank polly999
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Friendly reception staff who were helpful when required. Hotel from outside looks quite nice, but it is much bigger than it looks. 4 Floors of very long corridors. The doors to the rooms along the corridor are painted and makes it look like a prison. Rooms are very sparing, bathroom had been updated and was ok, our towels were fine...

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1Thank 12Lesley
Manchester
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We started to feel apprehensive when the receptionist insisted that the Accommodation Provider (Magic Rooms!!) had not informed the hotel of our request for a double room, on one of the higher floors with a sea view as stated on our booking confirmation, and that as the hotel was full our request could not be met. The room we were...

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4Thank YachatsManchester
Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2014

we stayed at the alkyon from 30 july for one week we booked for half board , the food was basic but at dinner which was from 8 until 9 you dont get a drink ie tea coffee water juice etc. unless you paid for it this we found unusual,it is a very noisy hotel doors slamming which at times...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Hotel Alkyon

Address: Skiathos Island, 370 02, Greece
Region: Greece > Sporades > Skiathos
Price Range: RM177 - RM620 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alkyon 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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“Avoid this horrible place at all costs!!!”
  • Cement mixer and building works at hotel
 of 5 bubbles annoymous515, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We prefer rooms on the ground floor, some views are very limited, but we only sleep in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles CatherineFP2485XN, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are numbered 1 - 6 ( sea view) but come with a premium of around 25 euro's per night.”
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 of 5 bubbles 761suea, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“3rd or 4th floors”
 of 5 bubbles susancA8422CZ, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor side view rooms are good, especially for early morning sun.”
 of 5 bubbles PandC618, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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