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Andromeda Villas

Andromeda Villas, Imerovigli greece

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Well presented and more relaxed than many of the other more pretentious cliff side properties. Has individual character, coupled with a homely welcoming atmosphere and a touch of sophistication. Views are unforgettable, the cave restaurant is atmospheric and, uniquely for this area, the hotel has a lift.

Would suits groups of all ages including families.

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Exterior

Comprised of angular buildings over 12 levels built into the rock face. Built in a traditionally white washed style with pale blue wooden doors, shutters and windows, barrel-shaped roofs and archways.

All rooms have reasonably sized balconies or terraces, most with criss-cross wooden frontages.

Property type: Hotel

Balcony/Terrace: All rooms

Storeys: 1-3

Interior

Simple reception with a pine desk and ornate chandelier leads to a seating area with chunky wicker furnishings which in turn leads directly onto the pool.

Breakfast room is pleasantly authentic with blue and beige wooden dining sets, complemented by hand-painted dressers in pastel shades with panoramic windows. Intimate a la carte is built in a cave, with medieval style furniture and accessories.

Rooms: 58

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Grounds

Steep steps feature in all areas but the property has a lift to most floors. Greenery is limited to flowering pot plants and a few small palms. A variety of terraces with white wooden sofas offer unobstructed sea views due to the clear glass walls.

Pool has walk-in entry with white wooden sunbeds to the front shaded by reef parasols. Further sunbathing terraces are located on the floor below with 2 hot tubs. Appealing pool bar offers some shade and has wooden furnishings.

Location

Area Type: Tumbling down the cliff side, surrounded by similarly styled properties and overlooking the caldera. In a central location 150 metres from the main square where there is municipal car parking and the bus stop for Fira. A selection of eateries, bars, and small tourist shops are all within a 5 minute walk.

Nearest beach: 9 km (Kamari)

Facilities

  • Bars
    • Poolside bar
  • Eating
    • All-buffet restaurant
    • Snack Bar
    • Other
  • Pools
    • Rectangular (12 yds)
  • Public facilities
    • WiFi Access
  • In-room facilities
    • Air conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Minibar/fridge
    • Safes
    • Tea/Coffee making facilities
    • TV (English language)