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Canaves Oia Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

two nights in paradise! April i believe is ideal for Oia as it gets really really crowded and busy during the summer months! we were lucky enough to have great weather and enjoy our private little jacuzzi . Staff were great polite with a smile. Quite informed about Oia. Would definitely go back again!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Canaves in April to get married and honeymoon. Our trip started rocky with airline issues. We got to the hotel a day and a half late. The hotel was spectacular. They were able to change our wedding date to the next day with no problem. Thanasis who coordinated our wedding was kind and understanding. He kept us...

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hands down the best views, service and location. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Ideal for honeymoon and mother daughter bonding time. Definitely coming back here soon! Tip: Do check the weather forecast before you get here though.

Thank Iqra S
Lyndhurst, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I love everything from this place, the ambience is just perfect !! the people that works here is really friendly, the service is pretty good, I will come back to this hotel, Santorini is such as beautiful place

1Thank PatriciaB9
Paris, France
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We love Canaves! One of the most beautiful and clean hotels we ever visit. The view there is amazing!! The service was excellent and we need to thank them all for those lovely moments we had in Santorini. A paradise in Europe!!

Thank 293juliannam
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Beautiful hotel with great unimpeded view of the caldera and close to but out of crowds of Oia. Small private spa on balcony made for great night view of the lights of Oia. Staff very attentive and helpful. Restaurant quaint with great views. Alot of steps down cliffside--73 each direction from room to street level. Not for folks with mobility...

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We stayed four nights in a ‘Classic Suite’ in the Canaves Oia Hotel. This accommodation venue is in several parts – the Canaves Oia Hotel and the Canaves Oia Suites as well as villas etc. The Canaves Oia Hotel appears a smaller and more ‘boutique’ hotel which was very luxurious and with stunning views. We found the hotel less crowded...

3Thank Jo_Rose_Gum
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Beautiful place, wonderful breakfast and views of the "caldera"...great location to walk around Oia and see sunsets, restaurants, etc. We had a really nice stay. We only had a issue with air conditioning but it was fixed.

1Thank facchs
New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Of the 5 hotels I saw or stayed at in Oia this was my favorite and the most suited to my tastes. I read every review on the Santorini Dave hotel website and he said that Katikies (where we stayed for most of our time in Oia) was 5 star and trendy luxury, while Canaves was 5 star and low-key...

3Thank John_A_NYC
new york
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Julia Tosi, from DESTINATION SANTORINI picked us up at the airport and whisked us away to Canaves Hotel in Oia. She informed us that there were several Canaves Properties and the one we were supposed to stay in, the hotel, was closing due to the season ending on the island and we’d been upgraded to the suites at their nearby...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dramatically clinging to the cliff face, perched high over Santorini’s caldera, Canaves Oia Hotel has been transformed from 17th century cave houses. Consisting of two sections, Canaves Oia and Canaves Oia Suites are 100 metres apart and divided by the pretty cathedral of Oia. Each section has its own pool, pool bar, sun deck and reception and of course the same impeccable service.Enjoy breakfast on your balcony as you soak up the amazing vista. Afterwards, go into Oia and visit the Venetian castle and wander through the steep, narrow streets packed with small boutiques. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canaves Oia Hotel

Address: Oia 84702, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Oia
Price Range: RM1,695 - RM7,973 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Canaves Oia Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Canaves Oia Resort
Canaves Hotel Oia
Canaves Oia Hotel Santorini, Greece
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Oia
#4 Family Hotel in Oia
#7 Romantic Hotel in Oia
#10 Luxury Hotel in Oia
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“amazing view”
293juliannam, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room in a private area where people will not be walking by.”
812bethf, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The honeymoon suite has amazing views and a completely private veranda with heated plunge pool jacuzzi.”
  • Private veranda and plunge pool jacuzzi in Honeymoon Suite
  • Breakfast on our veranda
  • Honeymoon Suite sitting area looking out on private veranda
492michelee, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Loved the privacy and view of the bay from room 15. ”
greggr739, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try for one of the private rooms if you can. The plunge pools for some of the rooms were out in the open areas where guests might be walking by.”
247brenta, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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