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Reviewed 17 October 2016

My sister and I visited Santorini and selected Villa Ilias based on the high number of rave reviews; we were not disappointed! The hotel helped us to schedule our arrival from the port to the hotel and we were given a tour of the property and could not wipe the smiles from our faces. The location and views were ideal.... More 

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

I went with such high expectations for this hotel and Santorini that would have been unrealistic most places but not here. Right from check-in when we were greeted by Mary and George to when we left, we had no complaints. Our room was small but clean, as expected, with a balcony overlooking the pool with amazing views of the caldera... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed at the Villa Ilias for a week at the end of September/early October. It helped greatly that the weather was glorious and that Santorini is a scenically stunning island with a rich historical heritage, a fascinating geology and white villages strewn like guano along the caldera ridge. We arrived at the hotel about 9.20pm, as expected, but as... More 

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

General comments about Santorini & Villa Illias - First Off Santorini is Sensational. So where ever you stay it's still a dream. Santorini is not a large island so it would be easy to explore all points of the Island. - Fira & Oia are the most popular towns and are full of tourist (mainly during the day from the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our trip to Santorini took place between Sept 30 and October 6. Six wonderful days with great weather, excellent views and service. George, Mary and Nicolette were very hospitable, they took very good care of us with good suggestions on what to do and where to go. We wanted a trip to be more traditional island visit, not the typical... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Hotel is in a great location within walking distance to downtown Fira. Excellent views of the caldera. Staff went above and beyond to make stay hospitable, including staying late one day to help me recover a cell phone that I lost in a taxi. You will love staying here!

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1 Thank Nate W
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

One of the nicest hotels that already went, Great view of the Caldera, Very good service and it is one of the best places in Santorini, Fira. It has great restaurants nearby, market, and is only 20 minutes from the center of Fira.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here. We stayed in the sunset view room with a nice balcony, and the view was better than it is in Oia, where rooms either have a caldera view or a sunset view but not both. The breakfast here was nice and the staff very helpful and welcoming.

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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband and I stayed in a pool view room for four nights and didn't want to leave! The customer service from the staff was amazing and we didn't experience such amazing service the rest of our Europe trip! We arranged airport transfers both two and from the hotel. Which was very convenient. You can arrange it online before you... More 

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1 Thank Whitney J
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

My wife and I stayed at Villa Ilias for 4 nights in September and thoroughly enjoyed out trip. The service and breakfast were great, and the staff was very helpful in setting up activities, restaurant reservations, and transportation. We has a private balcony with a caldera-facing view, which I recommend. The room itself was small, but sufficient, as we only... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Damigos family has been a part of Santorini history for over a century. Villa Ilias is the former residence of one of our ancestors, George Ilias Damigos. It is built on this specific location to capture breathtaking views that are unique only to Villa Ilias and perched 1,000 feet above the Aegean Sea and the most famous volcano in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel

Address: Firostefani 84700, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Firostefani
Price Range: RM398 - RM891 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Villa Ilias Hotel Firostefani
Ilias Hotel Firostefani
Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel Santorini/Firostefani, Greece
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#3 Family Hotel in Firostefani
#3 Romantic Hotel in Firostefani
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 of 5 bubbles auckland2013, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we chose room with balcony and lovely view of town and caldera”
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“Best views, kindest staff”
 of 5 bubbles jamiel507, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best Room is the Roof top with the private balcony with the best view! It is worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles jgleason4, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to get the room on the second floor with a balcony facing the town and the window facing the volcano, see our pictures below.”
 of 5 bubbles tsanlis, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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