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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for four nights in Studio Kallisti, and it was perfect. After a wedding and a week touring all over Italy, we were ready to hunker down for a few days. Aris Caves was the PERFECT choice - Christina, the one-woman-show who owns & manages the hotel, helped us pick the perfect room and arranged shuttles...

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Christina-Papafili, Ιδιοκτήτης at Aris Caves, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Aris Caves-and such a wonderful review too!!! I was more than happy to accommodate you and it is so nice to hear you loved your stay with us! I sincerely hope to meet you again in the future at Aris Caves!!! With my kindest regards, Christina

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We visited Santorini during the end of the season, which was great. There were still a lot of people but it wasn't overly crowded. The weather was cooler so walking around was very pleasant. Aris caves is very well located in the heart of Santorini with wonderful views. It's a smaller place so we had a lot of privacy. Christina...

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Christina-Papafili, Ιδιοκτήτης at Aris Caves, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing your stay at Aris Caves!!! It was a pleasure to meet you and I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us! I would love to accommodate you at Aris Caves again in the future! With my kindest regards, Christina

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place, breathtaking view and very friendly environment.. Christina is very cooperative and always there to help and suggest great things. The room was perfect, clean and cozy. The hot tub is a very interesting addition and the balcony view is breathtaking especially in the morning.. Highly recommended for both couples and family and friends.

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Christina-Papafili, Ιδιοκτήτης at Aris Caves, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and of course for choosing to spend your holidays at Aris Caves!!! It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay and if you are able to visit Santorini again I will be very happy to accommodate you at Aris Caves! With my kindest regards, Christina

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It deserves every last coin we spent. We enjoyed every moment. Great view of course, friendly and cosy environment and most important privacy in our balcony and hot tab! Whatever u need, ask for the owner's help. She has really good network and always helpful. Dont miss the sailing cruise she suggests but prefer the morning option. Also available for...

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Christina-Papafili, Ιδιοκτήτης at Aris Caves, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Aris Caves-and such a wonderful review too!!! I was more than happy to accommodate you and it is so nice to hear you loved your stay with us! I sincerely hope to meet you again in the future at Aris Caves!!! With my kindest regards, Christina

Volos, Greece
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Hot tub madness!! Under the warm sun and the glooming stars! Christina is by far the best hotelier-concierge!! She made our holidays heavenly, always helped us will what we needed, with a big shiny smile!!! Best boutique hotel!! Amazing view!

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Christina-Papafili, Ιδιοκτήτης at Aris Caves, responded to this review

I can't thank you enough for choosing Aris Caves and for your fantastic review!!! It was a pleasure to meet you and I sincerely hope you can visit Aris Caves again in the future! With my kindest regards, Christina

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Totally amazing place with fantastic view and great host; Christina. The place is very new and room is immaculately clean. You can see panoramic view like you've seen on the postcard here! The place is right in the center of Oia, yet very quiet and peaceful. I do regret not staying longer and highly recommend everyone for this place. Don't...

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Christina-Papafili, Ιδιοκτήτης at Aris Caves, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Aris Caves-and such a wonderful review too!!! I was more than happy to accommodate you and it is so nice to hear you loved your stay with us! I sincerely hope to meet you at Aris Caves again in the future!!! With my kindest regards, Christina

New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Aris Caves is the prototypical ideal of a Santorini hotel. It's what modern poets picture when describing the calm beauty of the cliffside town of Oia and it's caldera views. We stayed in the honeymoon suite at the bottom of the hotel and one of the lower points in the town. The balcony was massive and indulgent, supplying two cushioned...

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Christina-Papafili, Ιδιοκτήτης at Aris Caves, responded to this review

I can't thank you enough for choosing Aris Caves and for your fantastic review!!! It was such a pleasure to meet you both and I sincerely hope you can visit Aris Caves again in the future! With my kindest regards, Christina

Boston
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just returned from Santorini and stayed in the Folia room with my husband. As other reviewers have noted this room is truly special and the added bonus of a simple kitchenette (with dishes/pots/pans, etc provided) is a great added bonus for breakfast or a simple dinner on the terrace. Can't say enough about Christine and the staff who made us...

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Christina-Papafili, Ιδιοκτήτης at Aris Caves, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review! It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and I sincerely hope you will be able to visit Aris Caves again in the future! With my kindest regards, Christina

Smithtown, New York
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stayed here for our honeymoon in the Folia room for 7 nights. It was well worth the extra cost, compared to the other rooms. The Folia has a wrap around private patio with a hot tub, 2 separate seating areas, and a comfortable raised area to sunbathe. When you walk in, on the left is a small kitchenette with...

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I can't thank you enough for choosing Aris Caves and for your fantastic review!!! It was such a pleasure to meet you both and I sincerely hope you will be able to visit Aris Caves again in the future! With my kindest regards, Christina

Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Small, unique, boutique hotel built into side of caldera with equisite views. Our room was "Xenia" with a queen and two single beds, which was more than ample size for the two of us, but probably would have been tight for four people. Fully furnished kitchenette and all the conveniences of home. Great little balcony/patio out of our front door,...

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Christina-Papafili, Ιδιοκτήτης at Aris Caves, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience about your stay at Aris Caves!!! If Santorini appears on your travel list again, I will be more than happy to accommodate you at Aris Caves! With my kindest regards, Christina

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Literally, like an eagle's nest hanging in the cliff of the island, Aris Caves is located only a few minutes via stairs down from the center of the lovely village of Oia. Yet the placing of the houses is configured like an amphitheatre, tranquil and ideal to relax, to dream and to enjoy the breathtaking view across the Santorini Caldera, the volcano Nea Kameni and the deep blue Aegean Sea.Spread over 4 levels are 7 self-catering, fully equipped and separate studios, apartments and a suite, each with kitchenette, shower/toilet, air conditioning, internet and its own terrace. The large terrace in the center and the sun terrace next to the entrance of Aris Caves are open to all guests and offer probably some of the best views of Oia. Due to the cliff side location, stairs and low perimeter walls of the property, we recommend children to be at least 8 years of age and unfortunately cannot recommend our hotel to guests with mobiliy issues. ... more   less 

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Address: Nikolaou Nomikou, Oia 847 02, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Cyclades > Santorini > Oia
Price Range: €225 - €467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aris Caves 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Aris Caves Oia, Santorini, Greece
Aris Caves Hotel Oia
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Oia
#3 Family Hotel in Oia
#8 Romantic Hotel in Oia
#12 Luxury Hotel in Oia
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