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Nov 14, 2018
We've spent hours researching blogs and magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of hotels on Santorini. Bon voyage!
Updated Nov 28, 2018
Rated 9.6 in 147 reviews. 23 rooms.
“The most beautiful place I have ever been. The staff couldn't do enough for you. The view was out of this world, like something from a movie. Exceeded all our expectations and made the perfect honeymoon destination.”
Andronis Boutique Hotel is set in the quiet town of Oia, 4 km from Paradisos Beach. The spectacular views over the Caldera are coupled with facilities such as the hotel spa, swimming pool, organic restaurant and personalized services.
Andronis suites reflect traditional Aegean style. With minimalist design and decoration, each features a private furnished balcony with sea view. Amenities include free Wi-Fi and LCD TVs, bathrobes and slippers, as well as a minibar with organic snacks.
You can start your day with buffet breakfast. Santorini's rich, unique products such as its sun-dried tomatoes, capers, white eggplants and split beans are cooked with age-old recipes and new cooking methods at the Andronis restaurant. The poolside snack bar serves beverages, drinks and an all-day menu for light meals and snacks.
Cooking lessons, yoga classes, private candlelit dinners and restaurant reservations can be arranged through the multilingual reception staff. There are at least ten different wineries to explore on the island, and an excellent place to begin is at the wine tasting events of the Andronis Luxury Suites.
Fira, Santorini’s main town is 12 km away. Santorini Airport is at 18 km, and Athinios Port is at 20 km.
Rated 9.2 in 296 reviews. 13 rooms.
“Literally the best vacation we have ever been on. We did not feel like a customer, we felt as if we were at home. Once you stay here, you'll never want to stay anywhere else in Santorini.”
These traditional suites sitting on the edge of the cliff offer panoramic views of Fira Bay and the volcano.
Porto Fira Suites feature uniquely shaped king size beds, wireless internet and satellite TV. Each unit offers a furnished balcony or terrace overlooking Santorini’s world-famous sunsets.
Airport shuttle service is provided and the helpful staff is happy to arrange for bicycle or car rental. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the property.
Porto Fira Suites’ location close to Fira, provides the perfect base for walks around the old quarter of Fira or boat excursions to the volcano and the island of Nea Kameni.
Rated 9.3 in 111 reviews. 18 rooms.
“A superb luxurious quality experience. Staff, service, location all amazing. We booked on the strength of the reviews and we were not disappointed, this has to be one of the best leisure destinations in which we have stayed.”
Offering a heated pool, a gourmet restaurant and a spa centre, the 5-star and Cycladic-style Pegasus Suites & Spa is in Imerovigli Village. It features accommodation with Aegean Sea and volcano views. Facilities include a fitness centre and concierge services.
Opening to a furnished balcony, all white-washed and air-conditioned suites of Pegasus Suites & Spa have a seating area with flat-screen, satellite TV. Each is equipped with a minibar, as well as a private bathroom with free toiletries and bathrobes. Some come with a private or plunge pool, a spa bath or a hot tub.
Guests can start their day with a breakfast or enjoy light meals and refreshing beverages at the snack bar, enjoying the sea and pool views. The on-site gourmet restaurant "Under the Stars" provides options for lunch and dinner.
The property’s fitness centre is available to those who wish to stay in shape. Pegasus Spa features a sauna, an indoor pool with hydromassage facilities, hammam and several massage treatments upon charge. Free WiFi is available throughout.
Fira Town, the island’s scenic capital is a 20-minute walk away and Pori Beach is 3 km from the property. Santorini National Airport is 7 km away and Athinios Port is 8 km away.
Rated 9.2 in 154 reviews. 8 rooms.
“Amazing hotel. The service is very personal and at a very high level. The location is not in a main city or village – so keep in mind that this place is about quietness and relaxation. Highly recommend!”
Boasting unobstructed views of the Caldera, volcano and the Aegean Sea, the 5-star Neptune Luxury Suites consists of elegant suites with a pool or plunge pool. It is only a 10-minute’ walk from the excavations of ancient Akrotiri.
Featuring restful interior décor and built-in beds, all suites open to a private terrace with sun loungers. Each consists of a separate bedroom, a spacious seating area and a modern bathroom with a shower and aromatherapy options.
Guests at Neptune can start their day with a la carte breakfast, choosing from continental, Greek or American. A candlelight dinner with butler service can be organised at the privacy of your terrace on request and extra charge.
Massage treatments can be arranged for your relaxation. Special services include express check-in and check-out, as well as yacht and helicopter rentals.
The property is located only 150 metres from the nearest beach and around 1.5 km from the famous Red Beach. Athinios Port is at a distance of 7 km, while Santorini Airport is 11 km away.
Rated 9.5 in 71 reviews. 28 rooms.
“This was one of the most amazing places we have ever stayed! Gorgeous view, friendly staff, beautiful room with a hot tub, and delicious breakfast. We would highly recommend this property!”
Nestled in the Caldera cliff with a view of the volcano, the surrounding islands and the Aegean Sea, this hotel combines classic luxury with modern minimal style.
A healthy and natural lifestyle defines Andronis Luxury Suites. The concept extends from the massage room and luxury spa to the Mediterranean restaurant. Savour cuisine that is freshly prepared using only bio-organic ingredients.
Andronis Suites are carved into the cliff, creating an authentic and charming base for your stay. The design of the suites combines traditional Cycladic and contemporary style. Relax in the atmosphere of your elegant suite, complete with a hot tub and views across the island.
Andronis Suites' convenient location allows you to be close to the crowds of Oia, whilst still enjoying peace and seclusion.
Rated 9.5 in 245 reviews. 12 rooms.
“Amazing hotel. We were blown away with how beautiful it was. We stayed in a private pool room, which was clean and huge. The owners and all staff were all so friendly and willing to help in any way.”
Lying at the edge of the hillside of Fira, Anteliz Suites features an outdoor swimming pool with an open-air hydromassage tub. Its air-conditioned rooms feature a free plasma TV and free Wi-Fi access. Breakfast is served daily at the sun terrace by the pool.
Anteliz rooms are tastefully decorated in accordance with the Santorinian architecture. Each features all-white marble floors and bathrooms. They are fitted with air conditioning, a safe and minibar. Modern touches include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV and iPod docking station.
Hotel staff is at your disposal for restaurant reservations, car rental, wine tasting tours, boat trips to the Volcano or massage treatments.
Anteliz is a 5-minute walk from Fira’s nightlife. Santorini International Airport is a 15-minute drive, while Athinios Port is reached after 20 minutes’ drive. Free public parking is available close by.
Rated 9.5 in 773 reviews. 30 rooms.
“Perfect for anyone who wants to have a nice comfortable and quiet stay in Santorini. The room was clean and had an amazing view of the ocean. Would recommend to anyone who wants to have lifetime of good memories of Santorini.”
Situated along the rim of the Caldera, Lilium Villa offers a pool with hydromassage facilities. Rooms overlook the Aegean Sea and the volcano, and Wi-Fi is complimentary in the entire hotel.
Each renovated and elegantly furnished unit is air conditioned, and features a satellite TV and a minibar. They all come with private bathroom with hairdryer.
The restaurant serves creative Mediterranean dishes, prepared with fresh ingredients and carefully presented by the hotel’s chef. The bar serves exotic cocktails by the poolside.
The hotel spa offers an extensive range of massages and face treatments. The outdoor pool with its stunning sea views provides every opportunity for rejuvenation.
The Lilium Villa is only a 5-minute drive from Fira. The hotel provides free shuttle services to Fira, and will provide a private transfer for a small fee. Car rental can be arranged at the reception.
Rated 9.1 in 363 reviews. 37 rooms.
“The staff are fantastic. Very accommodating and kind. The restaurant food, breakfast and pool menus are exceptional. Local cuisine. Very fresh. Hotel was peaceful and never seemed too busy even though it was full.”
Featuring a swimming pool with sun loungers and views over the east side of the island, De Sol features spa facilities and a restaurant. The centre of Fira Town is approximately 2 km away. Free WiFi is available in all areas.
Each unit features a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The bathroom comes with a bath or shower and free toiletries.
A restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine and local wines is included in the premises of De Sol. Various treatments are also available at the on-site Spa facilities.
The port is 8 km away and Santorini Airport is 5 km away. Guests are provided with free transfer to and from the town.
Rated 9.2 in 98 reviews. 23 rooms.
“Staff were phenomenal and super attentive. We had handmade chocolates and champagne waiting for us in our room and the pillow menu is such a great novelty. Food was amazing and matched the view of the caldera at sunset. Highly recommend staying here!”
Located 2 km from Fira, the award-winning Grace Santorini is an exclusive boutique hotel offering luxurious accommodation with panoramic sea views and free WiFi. It features an infinity pool and provides in-room spa treatments.
The modernly decorated rooms and suites feature design items and include a satellite TV, DVD player and a balcony. Some units also have a separate seating room and a plunge pool overlooking the sea.
Grace guests can benefit from a variety of services that they can request prior to arrival, such as bathroom amenities, Apivita cosmetics, in-room fitness kit or seven-choice pillow menu. They can also choose among a wide variety of in-room drinks or special romance packages.
The sea-view restaurant serves Mediterranean fusion cuisine in its elegant interior or at the terrace. A 5-course champagne breakfast is served daily, while guests can also enjoy cocktails, refreshments and light meals at the hotel's pool bar.
Grace Santorini can arrange boat trips to nearby islands and private daily cruises. A complimentary use of laptop and iPod is possible at the reception.
Situated in Imerovigli village, the hotel is 8 km away from Santorini Airport and 10 km away from Athinios Port.
Rated 9.6 in 175 reviews. 6 rooms.
“This property offers a private, quiet, romantic getaway. The staff is excellent and extremely accommodating. The rooms are very clean, modern and bright. Breakfast was delicious. Highly recommend!”
This elegant hotel is majestically situated on a cliff, providing magnificent sea views, in Fira Town, the capital of Santorini.
Cosmopolitan Suites boasts an infinity pool that hangs from the cliff and a sunbathing terrace with one of the most impressive views to the caldera and the volcano.
Cosmopolitan Suites offers 10 distinct accommodations, elegantly decorated in Santorinian style featuring private or semiprivate verandas or balconies with views to the sea and the volcano.
The hotel’s location in the heart of Fira, offers access to the cosmopolitan nightlife of Santorini’s capital. The Dominican Convent, the Catholic Cathedral, the Archaeological Museum and the cable car are only steps away from the hotel.
Rated 9.5 in 382 reviews. 18 rooms.
“A jewel in the crown of a beautiful island. The staff were truly excellent – nothing was too much trouble and they almost fell over themselves to help. Great location, fabulous views – an excellent place to relax.”
Located in the scenic village of Pyrgos Kallistis, Skyfall Suites offers Cycladic-style accommodation with private pools or outdoor hot tubs. It also includes an a la carte restaurant preparing lights meals and it is 6 km from Santorini Airport.
Suites at Skyfall are minimally decorated with simple lines and colourful accents. They are all air conditioned and have a kitchenette with dining area. Facilities include a satellite, flat-screen TV, bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries.
The property provides 24-hour front desk and concierge service and can arrange various activities, such as wine tours, boat trips around the caldera and horseback riding.
The lively town of Fira, as well as Athinios Port, are both at a distance of 6 km from Skyfall. Oia Town is approximately 15 km away. Within 500 metres, you will find an ATM. Free WiFi is available throughout and free private, on-site parking is possible.
Rated 9.3 in 221 reviews. 27 rooms.
“This was one of the most beautiful hotels we have stayed in, the setting was breathtaking and the design of the hotel was very unique and stylish. Awesome place, highly recommended!”
This exclusive hotel in Imerovigli, in Santorini, is set on the rim of the Caldera facing the sea and the volcano. It offers an infinity pool and rooms with private verandas with wonderful views of the sea.
Chromata Hotel offers well-appointed rooms and suites with Queen size beds, iPod docking stations and verandas with Caldera views.
The poolside cocktail bar and lounge restaurant serve refreshing drinks, sandwiches and fresh salads for lunch or dinner. Mediterranean Cuisine and a wide selection of Greek and International wines are available at CHROMA Upstyle Dining.
The location is ideal to explore the island. The island’s capital Fira Town is only 20 minutes walk from the hotel. A great number of restaurants, shops and bars can be found nearby.
Rated 9.5 in 81 reviews. 20 rooms.
“What an amazing hotel, could not fault anything, staff were incredibly attentive and friendly, our room was fantastic, whole hotel was an incredible experience. Can't wait to go back!”
This 5-star hotel, offering an infinity pool with magnificent sea view, is situated on the cliffs high above the Aegean Sea, a short walking distance from the picturesque Oia.
The hotel boasts 20 private houses in restored 300 year-old caves. Each suite enjoys free Wi-Fi internet access and a comfortable seating area.
The wellness centre features a steam bath, sauna, open-air hot tub and massage facilities. The 24-hour fitness centre allows guests to exercise while taking in views of the cliffs.
Housed in a restored wine cellar, the Perivolas Restaurant serves Mediterranean and Greek cuisine prepared with local products, only to hotel guests. Tables are candlelit with views out to sea.
Free 2-way transfer from the port and airport is available and free private, on-site parking is possible.
Rated 9.4 in 90 reviews. 25 rooms.
“The staff were wonderful, the food was fabulous, our suite was perfect and the beach was 50m away. What more could you ask?”
Set right on a private part of Kamari Beach, the 4-star Bellonias Villas is a complex of minimally decorated units set amidst a palm-tree garden. It has a pool and a seaside restaurant.
Bellonias air-conditioned studios and apartments have marble floors and built-in beds. They come with a satellite LCD TV, kitchenette and a living area. The private bathroom is stocked with free toiletries, bathrobes and hairdryer.
Light meals are offered at the snack bar, while a variety of cocktails and champagnes can be enjoyed at the poolside bar. Elia Restaurant serves Greek and Mediterranean dishes right next to the beach.
Within a short stroll, guests will find bars and cafes. Santorini Airport is 5 km away and Athinios Port 12 km away. The lively town of Fira is at 7 km. Free WiFi throughout is provided, while free parking can be found within a 10-minute walk.
Rated 9.1 in 142 reviews. 15 rooms.
“Stunning views, amazing staff, location was 20 min walk away from town and if so inclined, you can hire a quad bike and get there in 8 min. Food was fresh and delicious and the owner Yanis was extremely hospitable.”
Tucked into the rock with commanding views of Santorini archipelago, Petra Villas offers traditionally white-plastered rooms and apartments with free Wi-Fi. It boasts a rooftop pool and hot tub with Aegean Sea views.
This luxurious hotel on the edge of Imerovigli town offers guests the opportunity to take trips with its private sailing yachts and speed boat. Guests can explore the island with the private shuttle bus.
All air-conditioned units feature balconies with panoramic views of the volcanic Santorini Bay. Some rooms are hewn out of the rock, providing them with a natural ambiance. A satellite flat-screen TV and CD-player are available.
The Petra hotel offers a steam bath, outdoor hot tub, pool and piano bar, BBQ facilities and private lounge mattresses on the property’s rooftop with breathtaking views. The rooftop pool is partly hewn out of the volcanic rock.
The Petra Villas is closely located to the ancient fortress of Skaros and 10 km from Santorini International Airport. The property can make arrangements for yacht rental. while free on-site parking is available.
Rated 9.2 in 203 reviews. 18 rooms.
“Excellent staff, amazing room with interior hot tub and great swimming pool. Everything was very clean and comfortable and the staff were the best. We will certainly be back!”
Located 1 km from Kamari Beach, Casa Vitae Suites boasts a seasonal outdoor pool and a sun terrace with sun loungers. It offers elegantly decorated suites with free WiFi access and balcony. Black Beach is 2.5 km from the hotel.
At the hotel, each room is fitted with a desk. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom fitted with free toiletries, while some units at Casa Vitae Suites come with outdoor jetted tub. At the accommodation all rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.
Guests at Casa Vitae Suites can enjoy a continental breakfast.
The nearest airport is Santorini (Thira) Airport, 5 km from the accommodation.
Rated 9.3 in 95 reviews. 17 rooms.
“My husband and I have traveled to over 35 countries and Santorini Secrets is by far our favourite hotel we have stayed in. Incredible staff, property, location and views. Every detail is covered when you stay here.”
Perched on Oia’s volcanic rocks, Santorini Secret Suites & Spa is a 5-star boutique hotel offering suites overlooking the caldera and the volcano.
Each with a spacious terrace complete with an outdoor private pool or hot tub, all units at Santorini Secret Suites & Spa are minimally decorated with respect to the Cycladic style. Including a seating area, they are all equipped with a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. In the bathrooms, you will find VIP cosmetics, bathrobes and slippers. More facilities include tea and coffee facilities.
Breakfast is daily served at your villa or suite. The main restaurant of the hotel, Black Rock, serves fine Mediterranean cuisine. Refined treatments are available at the on-site Harmonia Spa. Popular activities in the area include sailing and snorkelling around the volcano.
Santorini International Airport is 18 km away and Athinios Port is 20 km away. Free WiFi is available throughout and free private parking is possible.
Rated 9.2 in 52 reviews. 39 rooms.
“A chic and quiet romantic place with excellent views with even better service. Food was terrific and the overall experience was very special.”
Located on Oia’s most famous cliffs, Mystique features an infinity pool with a sun deck and a bar with breathtaking views to the Volcano and the Caldera.
Decorated by famous interior decorator Frank Leferbvre, the stylish Mystique boasts nature-inspired design in harmony with traditional architecture and the most up-to-date technology.
All suites open onto sea-facing terraces or balconies and are fully equipped featuring flat-screen TVs and wireless internet. Appointed with king-sized beds all units offer luxurious comfort and space.
Greek breakfast is served daily in the dining area and includes Greek cheeses, traditional pancakes and filo pastries with custard cream. Mystique’s refined dining options range from the dramatic 150-year Secret Wine Cave to the signature Charisma Restaurant. Guests can taste wine varieties from Santorini in the unique cellar and dine upon regional specialties masterfully prepared by the awarded Chef.
Rated 9.0 in 279 reviews. 26 rooms.
“Great staff, lovely pool, fantastic view, food spot on especially the salads. Location is perfect for couples. You can't go wrong staying here, a top choice on Santorini and we have stayed in six different hotels on the island so far.”
On The Rocks is ideally situated in the famous village of Imerovigli. It is only 2 km from Fira town and built on the steep rocks, 200 metres from the Caldera basin.
All the residences have breathtaking views and verandas overlooking the Caldera and the sea. All rooms have traditional décor, combined with modern elegant elements. Every room is designed to make the most of the view from their shared verandas.
On the Rocks is a property built in a traditional Aegean Cycladic architecture with spa facilities, ready to offer you an unforgettable stay. Enjoy the magnificent sunsets of Santorini from the hotel's outdoor pool, listening to relaxing music.
Next to the swimming pool you may enjoy your favourite cooling drinks, cocktails, light snacks and delicacies.
Tavernas and restaurants are only 200 metres away, while the bus stops at 30 metres. The distance from Santorini Airport and Port is 8 km. Oia is 10 km away and the closest beach (Kamari or Monolithos) is 10 km away.
Rated 9.1 in 140 reviews. 33 rooms.
“The staff were excellent, the room was superb, the bed comfortable, the breakfast fantastic, the room service incredible and I'm fast running out of superlatives to say how good this place is.”
Located in Kamari Village, the Cycladic-style Cavo Bianco features a swimming pool, a sun terrace with sun loungers and a traditional restaurant. Facilities also include a gym, a spa centre and a 24-hour front desk. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.
Opening to a balcony or terrace overlooking the garden and the pool, all rooms and suites are decorated with modern furnishings and white-washed walls. Each is air conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen satellite TV, a fridge and an electric kettle. The modern bathrooms are stocked with slippers, hairdryer and free toiletries. Some units include a spa bath and an outdoor hot tub.
Guests can start their day with an American buffet breakfast served daily at the dining area. Traditional flavours prepared with fresh, local ingredients can be enjoyed at the on-site restaurant for lunch or dinner, while drinks and coffees are also served at the bar.
Room service is available from early in the morning until midnight. Staff at the front desk can help with car rental and ticket services and can provide information on the area. Transfer from and to the airport or port can be arranged upon request and at extra charge.
The archaeological site of Ancient Thera lies within a short walk from Cavo Bianco. Ormos Athinios Port is 8 km away, while Santorini National Airport is at a distance of 5 km. The lively Fira Town is 10 km away. Free public parking can be found nearby.
Rated 9.4 in 122 reviews. 60 rooms.
“Very beautiful and peaceful place to relax amidst pools, trees and close to rare black sand beach. We loved the Kastelli and would recommend it to everyone.”
Santorini Kastelli Resort enjoys a secluded location just 2 minutes’ walk from the beach of Kamari. Surrounded by fragrant gardens and lush lawns, the 5-star resort offers 2 swimming pools, a spa and a poolside bar restaurant.
Each with a cheerful décor, the elegant rooms open to terraces or balconies with a view to the lush gardens or the main pool. All the rooms and suites are luxuriously appointed and equipped with a flat-screen satellite TV and a well stocked minibar.
A rich and varied buffet breakfast is served daily until as late as noon. Guests may enjoy lunch, cocktails or dinner at the poolside restaurant.
Hotel guests can take advantage of the hotel's spa facilities, relax in the steamy sauna and soak in the exhilarating hot tub. There is also a tennis court and a gym.
The hotel is 4 km from Santorini International Airport, 10 km from Athinios port and 10 km from the capital, Fira. The ruins of Ancient Thira are located on a hilltop which lies at a short distance above the hotel.
This list is manually curated and based on hotel recommendations from blogs and magazines. Please let me know if you think a hotel should be added to the list.
Updated Nov 28, 2018