Archives: Where to Stay

The Neptun is an excellent property in Babin Kuk, close to the nearby Lapad village and its many restaurants and shops. It is not far from Old town, a ten-minute drive will take you to the walled medieval city. This property is a perfect option if you are looking for a family friendly stay. There are family rooms, swimming pools and bicycles for rides around… Read more »

This Only YOU hotel is centrally located in Chueca and within walking distance to many of the city’s attractions. We simply love this hotel, housed in an 18th century building renovated to offer all the comforts and style you may desire. Right at entrance you are greeted by courteous clerks in an impressive cast-iron reception desk unlike any you may have seen. The fashionable ambience,… Read more »

No. 284’s motto is “feel at home”, and that is exactly how you will feel. This hotel is in fact a guesthouse, located in Back Bay, a residential neighborhood away from the epicenter of the busy tourist attractions, yet still close enough and in the city center. A perfect choice should you be looking for a tranquil stay and to experience a bit of the… Read more »

The Lenox has become one of a few classic boutique hotels in Boston. Built in the beginning of the 20th Century, it has a traditional old school style, but with plenty of comfort. Upon entry your senses will be greeted with a wonderful aroma, which shall stay with you as you walk along the common areas. On our last visit several candles and similar products for sale… Read more »

Set amidst a lovely large tree lined street in the district of Back Bay, the elegant hotel The Eliot has belonged to the same family for decades. It is a little further away from local sights like the Boston Common or Public Garden, yet still only a short 20 minute walk. One of the best restaurants in town, the UNI, is located here, so book your table in advance and… Read more »

Grand yet modern, the Park Plaza Boston is one of our favorites. The daily rates tend to be reasonable compared to other properties of the same standard, provided it is outside a high or special season for the city. One of the first large hotels in Boston, the Park Plaza has plenty of history and its founder has a statue nearby. An extensive refurbishment modernized its interiors, creating… Read more »

Before getting into the property details, it is worth mentioning that there are no words to describe the sheer beauty of the views from Caldera Premium Villas. Oia does charge travelers a fortune, given its privileged location in the most sought after Santorini area, yet this is probably one of the best cost vs benefit properties in the region. The room rates are by no… Read more »

The Astra Suites is located in Imerovigli, only 15 minutes by taxi from Oia. The hotel has beautiful views to the center of the volcano and infinite sea. Imerovigli is considerably less busy than Oia, hence being a good choice for a quieter stay in Santorini. The staff’s extremely attentive hospitality complement the excellent facilities we enjoyed at this hotel. We spent two unforgettable nights,… Read more »

The charming Charisma Suites is located near the old castle ruins towards the end corner of Oia. It is a small delightful property, ideally suited for couples. As is the case with most of the high quality properties in Santorini, one of the highlights is the breakfast, served on the outdoor terrace with stunning views, as well as the beautiful swimming pools with views to… Read more »

At the Sophia Suites every detail is geared to ensure you have an outstanding stay in Santorini: the breathtaking views to the caldera, the impeccably attentive and friendly staff, the freshly prepared and delicious breakfasts. Located in Imerovigli, the Sophia is strategically placed if you want to be near Oia (ten minute drive to the lively neighborhood) yet stay in a tranquil area. The hotel… Read more »

We were enchanted the minute we arrived at Astarte Suites. Its location is far from Oia and the city’s main attractions, a 40 minute drive without traffic, something you need to consider depending on whether you are looking for a lively busier stay or a tranquil and more secluded one. It is near stunning and unique Red Beach, a 15 minute taxi ride away, depending… Read more »