Villa Manos Apartments in Karterados, Santorini

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Location: Karterados
Recommended for: Budget, Family

Licenced by EOT: 1134545

Located in Karterados, a small charming village very close to Fira, Villa Manos poses an excellent choice when looking for a budget-friendly and group-friendly lodging in Santorini. The minimal aspect of the cycladic architecture blends with a broader Mediterranean approach in colors, garden plants and structural details. The result is warm, welcoming and relaxing. Featuring an intriguing circular cafeteria engulfed by the outdoor swimming pool, it creates an entertaining and uplifting atmosphere.

The establishment features 31 rooms in total. 12 of those are equipped with a kitchenette and can be booked with a small additional charge. The room decor focuses on simplicity, with cycladic and earthen tones present; the whitewashed walls and light wood combination creates a pleasant, clean feeling. A great option for families and groups are the 2-bedroom apartments and suites of the hotel. The majority of units host a private balcony with a wide view of the Aegean Sea and the fresh-water pool of the hotel. All units have a private entrance for guests’ convenience.

Every room is well-equipped with all necessary modern amenities; wi-fi, air-conditioning, satellite TV, private bathroom, music player equipment and a variety of pillows for guests’ comfort. A laptop or tablet is offered in every room. The kitchenette units include refrigeration and basic cooking equipment. Ironing amenities are available upon request.

On arrival, guests receive a complimentary map of Santorini for their upcoming excursions on the island. A 24-hour operating front desk and 24-hour room service can help you feel at ease. Transportation to/from the establishment is available for a charge. Air-conditioning is present throughout the buildings, as well as free wi-fi in the common areas, garden and pool. Breakfast is served daily and guests may pick the serving option that suits them better. A room check service and a supplementary evening cleaning service are available daily.

Moreover, comfortable sitting areas can be found both indoors and outdoors. Other available facilities include: parking lot, bar, luggage transfer service, hair-dresser and massage services upon request, laundry and dry cleaning service, vehicle rental assistance, babysitting service and baby cot upon request.

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24 Reviews
  • kannie1230 01 Jun 2011
    Enjoy our stay so much
    Thanks so much for Poppy family's kindness and help. So great that they offer free transfer from the port, and extra transfer to Fira bus stop :)

    Room is clean and there is a lovely swimming pool. Recommend.
  • pgh 02 Nov 2010
    Villa Manos - a great place to stay
    When the ferry arrived at Santorini port my wife picked out Poppy from the throng of domatia people behind the fence all wanting our business. We liked her face & attitude so much that we decided to stay @ V. Manos. On arrival we were given a great welcome by Poppy's husband Vangelis and their daughter. The room was really good and had we stayed more that one night on the island we would have made even better use of the services available from the family.

    The bed was comfortable & the room very clean, we made our own dinner (from goods bought at the supermarket just 80 metres down the road) and had a relaxing swim in their pool with 180+degree views of the island & sea.

    The Fira village is a brisk 30 minute walk from the Villa and it gave us a chance to get some exercise before the shopping.

    The next morning's breakfast was better value than the price they charged!

    When the boat trip we had booked through Poppy was cancelled she worked very hard to find us an alternative. As our departing ferry was 7 hours after we checked out of the room they allowed us to store our bags at the Villa until after the boat trip and donkey rides and then they took us down to the main port (when they went to meet the next incoming ferry) so that we could wait a short while for our ferry to Folegandros.

    Because of their ***** service we plan to come back to Villa Manos in Santorini in 2011 - with 6 friends.
  • azzantn 22 Sep 2010
    Great holiday
    We have recently visited Santorini on a family holiday and must say that it was great. We stayed at Villa Manos and we recommend this to anyone going to Santorini. The family run villa offers all that is needed for your holiday, it is located very central to all buses and close to town. Cleanliness is top priority and all the family is very helpful in meeting all guests needs from car hire, to picking up from airport, ordering take out meals and explaining about popular trips. Thanks for making this a family holiday to remember.
  • solbakk 05 Aug 2010
    Friendly people
    We were many families staying together at Villa Manos in June. Excellent and friendly service from the whole Poppy family! Very good breakfast! Nice, clean rooms. Free transport from/to the port and airport. We recommend this place!
  • Marc.Lackmann 25 May 2009
    great hosts
    Thanks to Poppi and her family. We had a nice trip to Santorini in the first week of May. Their warm welcome was extraordinary. So, we felt immediately at home and comfortable. The room was ample, clean and had a nice balcony with furniture where you do have a look over the pool and fields around to the Eastern coastline. The time for breakfast and breakfast itself was great. So if you like to sleep a bit longer, it is not a problem. Renting a car/ bike was easy too. Poppi managed everything. Thanks again we had a nice trip. Greets from Germany.
  • Nylanijenn 27 Mar 2009
    Nice and beautiful place
    I stayed with my husband & friends there. The villa is great and the owner were very kind. We enjoyed our 3 days vacation there. The rooms were clean and the city of fira is only walking distance from the villa. We are happy to stay there again. Thank you so much poppy we are looking forward to staying again in your villa.

    Best regards
    Salayog family
  • martine_dekker 26 Mar 2009
    Thank You!
    Staying at your hostel was really really great! We really liked our time at Santorini. When we arived we get a warm welcome whit a glas of wine and we can really cheap rent some ATV whit your help. Thanks for all! We recommend it to a lot of people.. You both are very kind and friendly people, and the villa is really beautiful!!
    thanks for all!
  • emccoll4 20 Mar 2009
    After traveling around Greece for 3 weeks, it was soo nice to be, not only picked up from the port but also welcomed so warmly. Poppy and her family are simply fantastic and have the best advice for tours and ways around the island.
    (The sunset tour of the island was amazing!!!)
  • traveldudes2 06 Nov 2008
    thank you / chk out
    Poppy, I wanted to write to tell you that we wrote up a review about your motel and it is the featured review on ... If you miss it on the first page you can go to and look up the name .....................
    Villa Manos Hotel Santorini ..... or look under our blog name under reviews.... sylviandavid.

    We saw an Aussie in Herclion and she was looking for 11 rooms in Santorini and we gave her your motel name... i hope she contacted you!

    We adored your place and we will be back.. (I am the one who gave you roses because of your kindness...) thanks for your hospitality... we will be back.... sylvia n david douglas
  • Laurenrocks0227 26 Aug 2008
    Loved every minute
    Poppy and the whole crew at Villa Manos were amazing! The hotel was very clean. The room was modern, had air conditioning, TV, and fridge. Breakfast was good especially for the price. Poppy went above and beyond. She is so nice and is willing to help you find whatever you need to have a great stay. I would highly recommend this place and would certainly stay here again!
  • nicsocrates 11 Jul 2008
    great holiday
    we left manos villas yesterday and we are already missing poppy, valena, mano and mr Filitsis great hospitality!
    thoroughly reccommend this amazing place
    love to come back
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  • alicechick_19 18 Apr 2008
    amazing stay
    We stayed at villa manos for a week, and it was incredible, great prices, beautiful rooms, overall it was amazing. i would go back in a second.
    poppy is the most amazing woman in the world, she makes you feel right at home (especially helpful if you are homesick)
    her husband is also just as helpful.
    they made the stay better than anywhere else i stayed all over europe.
    i miss it already!!!!!
    Thanks Poppy!!!!!!!!!!
    Santorini was the most incredible island of them all!!!
  • atoes9 07 Feb 2008
    What to say....We spent 5 nights at Villa Manos...Poppy and her family were Great Hosts...Very clean and Affordable...Highly Recommend this place....We were there in June 06...We will return again....Thanks Poppy we had a Great Time...We refer people all the time who go to Greece.....Andrew from Canada.......Cheers
  • tarnica_c 01 Jan 2008
    We stayed at Villa Manos in late october to november for 2 weeks in 2006, out of all the places i stayed in my holiday throughout europe this was by far the best, and probably one of the cheapest. We had a twin room which a kitchenette and fridge and a wonderful balcony we spent every meal eating on! The family that owns it is lovely and will not hesitate to help you with anything you need! I would highly recommend this place to anyone, and will definately be back sometime in the future!
  • saurabhrao1981 17 Dec 2007
    Great place!
    We stayed there just one night, and the weather was terrible! But the hotel is great! Poppy & Filitsis (?) are helpful & great! Made us feel very comfortable, and the rooms are great too. The location is great,
  • foxy_krissy 12 Nov 2007
    Amazing place!!!!
    We stayed at Villa Manos from the 4th - 8th October, 2007. This was indeed the best place we stayed in our whole 3 months travelling around Europe! You cannot beat the location, the facilities or the hospitality! Poppy, the owner, is a real gem, nothing is too much trouble! We will always fondly remember Villa Manos, as that is where we got engaged!!!! :)
  • chriscova 09 Nov 2007
    Best of times
    I vistes Villa Manos spring break of this year and it was one of the best times of my life. Everything was wonderful. Great service. Santorini is already beautiful Villa Manos just made it that much better. Thank you.
  • rogeraves 11 Sep 2007
    thank you!!
    hi from sunny mykonos!
    we got here ok thanks to dear poppy...she got us to the ferry and she was a saint! thank u so much for lovely stay in santorini, u and yr family are so nice and helpful and the rooms are great for the proce and a locely pool,
    take care see u next time roger and clive room 16 sept 6-10 2007.
  • homoerectus221 31 Jul 2007
    The Best!!!
    It was a wonderful! i reccomend it to all of you! the staff is so helpful!clean & safe rooms with many facilities. It really exceeded my expectations.
  • rahosmer 09 Jul 2007
    Wonderful Honeymoon
    We stayed for four nights and would do it again in a heartbeat. Poppy and her husband are just what you need when you get to the island, warm, welcoming, helpful, and genuinely happy to see you! Our room was the largest we had on our whole trip across Europe, and the walk into the town of Fira was not a problem. After all, when traveling in Europe, you just get used to walking a lot of places. The price was simply unbelievable. We highly and unreservedly recommend this place to anyone.
  • caryn_yuen 25 Jun 2007
    Definitely above average
    Our first hotel in Greece and it exceeded expectations. The rooms were clean and spacious. The owners were very friendly and easy to talk to. They provided lots of information on car rental and tours around the island. A big plus was the free transport provided from the airport and to the new port. All in all, I would definitely recommend this place if you are looking to spend within this price range.
  • MandyS 17 Jun 2007
    Wonderful Trp!
    We stayed at the Villa Manos for six nights (May 17th-22). The room was wonderful, the views great, location super, people EXCELLENT! The Villa is close enough that we walked into town almost every day (the bus stop is very close but we enjoyed the walk). Poppy arranged a tour of the volcano for us and helped us with renting a car for a day. I recommend the Villa Manos to you whole heartedly. We look forward to many future stays.
  • mirabhot 14 Apr 2007
    THE BEST !!
    The best place we had while hopping the islands !