Are you looking for nice Santorini hotels that fit your budget? In this article, I’ve written my best tips when it comes to hotels in Santorini, from luxury to budget.
If you’re looking for the popular and luxurious view-over-the-ocean hotels, you have to expect it to cost a couple of hundred dollars a night. But there are actually several nice budget hotels in Santorini too, as well as nice AirBnB apartments with great views over the ocean.
Down below you can read more about hotels and accommodation in Santorini:
Top 5 luxury hotels in Santorini
Astra Suites, Imerovigli – One of the best hotels in Santorini!
This hotel has many times been named to be one of the best hotels in Greece, and that’s something you’ll understand after seeing it in real life. Astra Suites has one of the best views on the island and also beautiful suites with private terraces.
It’s one of those hotels that you want to stay in at least once in life, just because it’s such a luxurious and cool experience!
Canaves Oia Hotel, Oia – One of the most popular Santorini hotels!
Another of the most popular hotels in Santorini is the Canaves Oia Hotel. This luxury hotel is located in the village of Oia and offers a great view with magical sunsets.
Canaves Oia Hotel has lovely suites with private terraces overlooking Caldera. When booking your stay with them you also get a pillow menu and they give your complimentary wine when arriving at the hotel
Some suites even have their own private pool, which is another level of luxury.
Chromata Hotel, Imerovigli
Another hotel with amazing views, a lovely pool, fabulous service, and beautiful suites is the Chromata Hotel in Imerovigli.
Every hotel room at Chromata has private terraces with sea view. Some of their most luxurious suites even have their own pool or jacuzzi.
Cosmopolitan Suites, Fira
Cosmopolitan Suites is one of the hotels with the most magical infinity pool in Santorini. The rooms may be a little bit smaller at this hotel, but the location, pool, and view compensate for it.
If you’re traveling with your family or a group of friends, I can recommend their villa with two bedrooms. Note that if you’re traveling with your kids they have to be 13 years or older to stay here.
Heliotopos, Imerovigli – One of my favorite hotels in Santorini!
One of my personal favorites in Santorini is Heliotopos. This hotel has magnificent views, delicious food, magical sunsets, and friendly staff that do their very best to make you feel at home.
The breakfast buffet is crazy good and they even offer you to have breakfast on your balcony. Then you can sit comfortably in your robe and enjoy the Caldera view.
I can also recommend their restaurant since they serve delicious food and local wines. Even though you might not choose to stay here, I can still recommend you to book a table at their restaurant one evening. Make sure to book in advance so you get one of the best tables!
Top 5 budget hotels in Santorini:
Hotel Maria Preka, Kamari
Hotel Maria Preka is a cute little hotel that’s located in a calmer area at Kamari Beach. In classic Santorini architecture with whitewashed walls, blue details, and bougainvillea flowers, Hotel Maria Preka invites you to a lovely Greek experience.
This hotel is owned by the same family as the luxurious Hotel Anassa, so the guests at Hotel Maria Preka is usually invited to use their pool and gym.
The hotel is close to both restaurants, cafées, shops, and bars.
The Seaside Beach Hotel, Kamari
If you’re looking for a lovely hotel by the beach, then this is a great option for you. This hotel is located right next to Kamari’s famous black beach and has walking distance to both restaurants, bars, shops, and cafées.
This is a hotel many guests choose to return to, just because it has good food, location, and friendly staff.
Hotel Smaragdi, Perivolos Beach
In walking distance from Perivolos Beach, one of Santorini’s most famous beaches, lies this family-owned hotel. Hotel Smaragdi has 46 different rooms in 10 different categories, from economy to luxury.
The hotel has a pool where you can relax during the days, and also a bar and café where you can get something to eat and drink.
A big plus with this hotel is that they offer their guests free transfer from the airport or harbor if you let them know 21 days before arrival. The hotel also has a good location to use the local transport on the island.
Finikia Memories, Finikia
If you’re looking for a priceworthy hotel in traditional style with a great view of the ocean, I can recommend you to have a look at Finikia Memories. This hotel might not be under the budget category, but for 150 USD a night you cannot get a better hotel.
Finikia Memories rooms all have private balconies or terraces with pool- or sea view. They have nice interior and breakfast is also included in the price.
It’s definitely a priceworthy hotel considering the location, view, and standard.
Nonis Apartments, Fira – A priceworthy luxury hotel in Santorini!
Nonis Apartments is another hotel that is a little bit more expensive and might not fit under the budget category. But for the price you pay, this hotel is very priceworthy. For around 150 USD a night you get a nice room and access to both the pool and jacuzzi with a view over the ocean.
The rooms that cost around 200 USD or more, they also have their own terrace with a view over the ocean.
In addition to all this, Nonis Apartments also have an excellent location in Fira and is close to both restaurants, shops, cafées, and bars.
Rent an apartment via Airbnb
In Santorini, you can also rent an apartment via Airbnb. Via Airbnb, you can often find really nice apartments with lovely views for much cheaper than the luxury hotels.
Here you can find apartments with a balcony and a great view for around 100-1500 USD a night, which is much cheaper than the luxury hotels in Santorini.
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