A Family run pension renowned for its friendly helpful service. Pension George is owned and run by Santorinian George Halaris, his English wife and their 2 bi-lingual daughters. It is in the middle of Santorini island, just south of Fira town, the busy capital, which is only a 15 minute walk or a few minutes by bus or taxi and a 10 minute bus ride to the main beach. All amenities are close-by, so there is no need to go into town unless you want to and most guests prefer to eat in the village, where there is a fine selection of traditional tavernas serving typical Santorini dishes and specialities at very competitive prices..
There are 24 clean, comfortable rooms and the picturesque swimming pool is set amid a lush garden of exotic plants and flowers.
Breakfast is available upon request and is served in the pretty flower-filled courtyard or in the small indoor breakfast area.
There is a free transportation service from the port or airport and free wireless internet is available throughout the building.
At reception, guests can book any guided bus tours or boat trips to the volcano, Hot Springs, Thirassia island and Oia for sunset. Also obtain any information about things to do and see, or rent a car or scooter. A small selection of board games are available for guests enjoyment and there is a small library where guests can exchange books too, or read about other neighbouring islands. We will do our utmost to make sure that you enjoy your stay so much that you will want to return year after year !
Upon request we can provide a hairdryer, iron, alarm clock, coffee-maker, electric kettle, plates or cutlery. etc. Baby cots are available too.There is free wireless internet connection in the rooms.
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B&B Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Cots available
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Safety Deposit Box
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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Located in the traditional village of Karterados in the centre of the island. It's just a 15 minute walk into the capital town of Fira.
Once you have confirmed your arrival details, please contact us and we will arrange to meet you at the port or airport. This service is free of charge.
Pension George is situated in the middle of the island of Santorini in a traditional village close to all amenities - shops,tavernas, snack bars, bars, bakery, pharmacy , bank and laundry.
The busy capital town of Fira is only a 15 minute walk, or a few minutes by bus or car [ 1.5 klms]
In Fira there are several museums,[ archaeological, pre-historic Thira, Folklore and Megaron Gizi ] , numerous shops , restaurants and discoteques with a swinging night-life and the old port, from where visitors can take a mule ride down the 257 steps - or ride more comfortably on the cable car ! Some boat trips to the volcano and thermal springs leave from this old port - as well as to the small island of Thirassia in the caldera bay.
From Karterados it is not more than 30 minutes drive to any one location - so it is an ideal base from which to explore Santorini.There are also frequent buses available from Karterados bus stop to all of the main beaches and villages. The safe, black sand beach of Monolithos is only a 5 minute bus ride and the busy main beach of Kamari is only 10 minutes.
Kamari beach has an abundance of water sports, some diving clubs and an open-air cinema, as well as lots of shops and Greek tavernas and coffee bars.