Porto Castello

Exo Gialos - SantoriniFira84700Greece
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About Porto Castello

Centrally located just minutes from the beach and a short drive from Agios Nikolaos Monastery, Porto Castello offers elegant accommodations with easy access to Archaeological Museum of Thera. Santorini Airport is easily reachable.

All rooms come with air conditioning, satellite TV with cable channels and a refrigerator. Free high-speed wired Internet access is provided in each guestroom, while bathrooms are private and include a shower/tub combination and complimentary toiletries. Some rooms offer sea views from the balcony.

Porto Castello features an outdoor pool, luggage storage, free area shuttle, coffee/tea in common areas, and tour/ticket assistance. Free nearby public parking is available, common areas are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, and employees speak fluent Bulgarian, English, Greek, French, and Russian.

Breakfast is offered each morning. Guests can purchase drinks and snacks from the onsite pool bar.

Nearby attractions include the Museum of Prehistoric Thera, Santorini Port, Ancient Thera, Monolithos Beach, and Megaro Gyzi.


Exo Gialos - Santorini, Fira, 84700, Greece
Telephone: +30(22860)22655 | Fax: +30(22860)24778 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Computer with internet
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Pool bar
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Great location

Many guests comment that the hotel is located just outside the main town of Fira, and add that the beach and the harbour are minutes away. Others note that there is a free shuttle bus to Fira, and say that the property is easy to find.

Fantastic outdoor pool

Most guests state that the pool is fantastic with plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas. Others mention that the snacks and drinks at the poolside bar are reasonably priced, and are quick to add that waiters are friendly and attentive.

Fast Wi-Fi

Many guests note that the Internet in rooms is fast, and say that receptionists provide visitors with the password and username for Wi-Fi upon arrival. Others comment that the connection is reliable in other parts of the hotel, including the pool area, breakfast room, and the lobby.

Negative Reviews

Disappointing breakfast

Several guests report that breakfast is basic with just bread, ham, cheese, and hard boiled eggs. Others mention that the walls in the breakfast room could use some fresh paint and state that sometimes it is impossible to find a free table.

Bathrooms need attention

Some guests point out that the bathrooms are small with no shower curtains, and add that the water pressure is weak. Others comment that it would be great to have more hangers for clothes and towels, and say that sometimes there is no hot water in the shower.

Employees need training

Several guests feel that employees could use training in customer service, and are quick to add that receptionists don't speak fluent English. Others note that the check-in is slow, and mention that the maid service is loud in the morning.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 405 reviews across the web
7.4 /10
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    7.2 /10
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    7.4 /10
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    7.6 /10
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    7.8 /10
7.4 out of 10 based on 405 reviews