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“Get away from the rat race (if you want to) !”
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Santorini, Cyclades, South Aegean

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Brian M
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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“Traditional Stay in Quit Town - Nice Stay but could be better”
Reviewed 14 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Given there are relatively few reviews of this property on the internet it was hard to determine how the stay would turn out. We were quietly surprised by the accommodations (in a good way). It is what it is advertised as. A traditional Stone house in a quaint village. The unfortunate aspect of the property is that it HAS SO MUCH POTENTIAL and just falls short on so many levels. Think "Shabby Chic" without the Chic. The layout is nice and big and even has a bedroom in a different part of the house that fit nicely our eldest teenage son. However, It just really needs a decorators help to come in and finish the "touches" that it needs. The best way to put it is that is like walking into antique shop but nothing goes together. Not a fault of the owner per se, but it had to be one of the dusty places I have ever stayed at. This is part of the wind gusts by being next to the sea. However, they could make it better by adding an a/c or by sealing the stucco ceiling so it doesn't fall and leave everything with white "fairy dust" as we called it. The kitchen and bathroom are small but totally functional. It has a second bathroom and shower outside the main unit which was nice for serving the other bedroom which is off the main house. The house slept 4 easily and probably could do 5 but it would be cramped. The communications leading up to the rental were timely, easy to follow and cordial. I can not fault the owner or the reception as they were accommodating. We did ask for a second fan on the 2nd night and never did receive it throughout our stay which was inconvenient but not too big of a deal.

Areas of improvement for the property:
--Cleanliness
--Decor (keep the traditional feel but tie the decor together). It just looks like Grandmas Attic right now.
-- Outside sitting area, the pinic table is too big for the space and it would be more visually appelaing if they had matching patio furniture
--Bedding. A mattress pad or "pillow topper" would be nice for the extra beds as they were very firm.

Positive Points about the property:
--WIFI
-- Large space
--Traditional Stone house

Would I stay here again? Yes as the space was large and was generally pleasant and a true value for money

Are there better places literally next door? Yes and if you want to stay at one just go next door to Timedrops Inn. We stayed here 2 nights and while more expensive was generally a better stay--the pool and decor make the difference in Timedrops over Mesana.

One last note: Make sure you continue the tradition of feeding the Mesana Cat. Her name is Lila and she will herself known until you feed her and then she will go away until the next night at the same time.

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Liked best: Traditional style and layout
Liked least: Decor and cleanliness
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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junkmail2...
Somerton, United Kingdom
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“Get away from the rat race (if you want to) !”
Reviewed 2 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

The accommodation is a traditional Santorini "Cave" house suitably updated and modernised for holiday guests who embrace the restrictions that such a house implies.
It is located in a rural part of the town of Emporio and this only adds to its charms, as it seems like you have escaped the "tourist rat race" that is common elsewhere on the island.
There are, however, many facilities at hand in the town for shopping and eating - just a few minutes walk away - and the beaches of Perissa just a 10 minute drive.
The hosts are helpful, discrete, friendly and attended to our needs as required.
My wife and I fully recommend this accommodation.

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Liked best: The traditional feel and location
Liked least: Loosing the sun quite early in the evening
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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