Zannos Melathron

Pirgos , , Main Street (Show on Map)
7.6
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Info A unique hotel with stunning views of Santorini and a mysterious, unspoiled through the centuries aura that has kept its luxurious atmosphere alive.
Summary of reviewsZannos Melathron is a stunning hotel located in the beautiful village of Pyrgos, offering breathtaking views of Santorini. The hotel is a perfect base for exploring the island, away from the touristy areas of Oia and Fira. The traditional and cave-like rooms provide a unique and stylish experience with some rooms featuring a private pool and terrace. The hotel staff is exceptional, providing warm and friendly service that goes above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay. The pool area is a highlight with a beautiful view of the Caldera and a heated pool perfect for a refreshing swim. The hotel's historic and luxurious ambiance makes it a must-visit for history lovers and those seeking a one-of-a-kind luxurious getaway. Couples looking for a romantic retreat will find Zannos Melathron to be the ideal destination with private jacuzzis and stunning sunset views. While some guests had mixed reviews about the breakfast and wifi, overall, Zannos Melathron provides a relaxing escape with exceptional service and unforgettable experiences.
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Boutique-style Hotel
A luxury boutique-style hotel, in the center of the old capital of Santorini.

Luxury Hotel
Luxury rooms full of legends and modern amenities, wine tastings in the atmospheric cellar, swimming in the pool and relaxing in the jacuzzi, wonderfully delicious dishes in the restaurant.

Hotel near Vineyards
The historic Zannos Melathron offers the most stunning vineyard views, while also featuring a wine cellar where guests can taste the estate's own wine, as well as other excellent local wines.

Historic Hotel
A 19th century mansion adjoined to an old villa, perfectly situated on Santorini's highest hilltop.

Hotel for Honeymoon
The hotel's luxurious honeymoon suite offers spacious accommodation and blends the classical grandeur with the modern comforts in order to provide the most enjoyable and romantic stay.

Hotel with Spa
In Zannos Melathron’s spa, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy an amazing pampering experience with products made from grapes and wine.

Hotel with Rooms With Jacuzzi / Hot-tub

Family Friendly Hotel

Dog Friendly Hotel

Romantic Hotel

Hotel with Swimming Pool

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Business Hotel

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Hotel for Yoga

5-Star Hotel

Hotel with Outdoor Pool

Hotel with Heated Pool

Room Types
Junior Suite Warmly decorated junior suite with a double-bedded bedroom, a living room, bathroom with bathtub and shared terrace. It is located in the main building.

Master Suite The Master suite includes a spacious living room, 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with bathtubs.

Canava Suite with Shared Hot Tub Sharing a hot tub, this spacious cave-style suite has domed ceilings and built-in beds. It features an open-plan living room and a bathroom with tub.

Honeymoon Suite with Private Hot Tub Situated privately in its own courtyard, the master suite has a spacious living room and a private hot tub at its terrace.

Family Suite Guests will have a special experience as this family room features a pool with a view. Guests can make meals in the fully equipped kitchenette that features a stovetop, kitchenware and an electric kettle. The spacious family room offers air conditioning, soundproof walls, a terrace with sea views as well as a private bathroom featuring a bath. The unit offers 2 beds.

Guest Reviews
7.6
Good
Location
Zannos Melathron, located in the beautiful village of Pyrgos, is an amazing location to stay in Santorini. The hotel, which is perched on top of a hill overlooking the northern part of the island with Fira and Oia in sight, offers breathtaking views of the island. Pyrgos is a peaceful and authentic village that is not overwhelmingly touristy, making it a great base for exploring the whole island. The hotel itself is a stunning building with a historic and charming vibe. The main square with nice restaurants and shops is perfect for a stroll and the hotel lies right next to the beautiful Blue Dome of the village.

While it may take some effort to get to the hotel by walking up some steep streets typical of the island, the view and the location make it absolutely worth it. The hotel is away from the crowd and tourist-packed Oia or Fira, making it a much more quiet option. The central location of Pyrgos also makes it easy to get around and the hotel offers taxi services to different parts of the island.

The location of Zannos Melathron is truly magnificent and is one of the best places to stay in Pyrgos. With stunning views of Santorini, fantastic food and amazing service, the hotel offers a peaceful escape from the touristy areas of the island.

Breakfast
Guests at Zannos Melathron had mixed reviews about the breakfast served at the hotel. Some guests found the breakfast to be basic and in need of improvement with some experiencing long wait times for a seat in the restaurant. However, many guests enjoyed a fantastic breakfast experience with delicious and locally sourced food options, great quality and a good selection to choose from. Guests could opt to enjoy their breakfast in their room or on a private terrace with breathtaking views. The breakfast was also decorated beautifully in some cases. Leftovers were given to the cats and donkeys on the property. Overall, there were some ups and downs for guests when it came to the breakfast experience at Zannos Melathron.

Rooms
If you're looking for a unique and stylish experience, Zannos Melathron is an excellent choice. Many guests loved the traditional and cave-like rooms, making for an atmospheric and cozy stay. Some rooms received upgrades with large spaces complete with a lovely pool and terraces, providing stunning views of the island. The hotel is a beautiful building with elegant suites, adding to its little museum site feel. Although some guests did experience dated, run-down rooms, the hotel staff were quick to address any issues. Additionally, the spacious and well-equipped rooms and bargain prices make it a great option for travelers looking for a slice of history with modernity. Perfect to relax in after a day of heavy sunlight, the rooms are generally clean and comfortable with the beds receiving high praise. However, it's worth noting that many guests mentioned excessive humidity in the rooms, making for damp floors and sheets. Overall, if you're okay with cave-like rooms and the occasional maintenance issue, Zannos Melathron can offer an elegant and unique stay in Santorini.

Cleanliness
If you're looking for a clean and comfortable stay, Zannos Melathron may be just the place for you. While some guests reported issues with cleanliness - such as a dirty pool or unclean towels - overall, reviewers found the hotel to be immaculately clean. With beautiful village rooms and every amenity you could need, this spectacular 19th-century mansion is being painstakingly restored for a luxurious stay. Guests also raved about the amazing dinner and the hotel's attention to restoration detail. While some guests reported minor issues with maintenance - such as a non-functional TV or a funny smell coming from the AC - these were outliers rather than the norm. All in all, if you're looking for a clean and luxurious stay in a beautifully restored mansion, you can't go wrong with Zannos Melathron.

Staff
Zannos Melathron is a highly recommended hotel with amazing staff that delivers an exceptional level of service. Guests have praised the staff for their warm and friendly nature, always going above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay. Many guests commend the owner, Christopher, for his kindness and superb management skills. He and his team are known for being attentive, knowledgeable and helpful, even going as far as to accompany guests to rental car companies. The staff is professional and courteous, treating guests with Greek hospitality and making them feel like honored visitors. The hotel is like a family with guests remarking that the staff feels more like familiar friends than strangers. Christopher and his team offer excellent customer service and their level of care is second to none. Overall, the staff at Zannos Melathron is exceptional and ensures guests have an enjoyable and memorable stay.

Wi-Fi
Zannos Melathron offers a luxurious experience in a stunning location on the island. While the wifi may present some challenges, the hotel is working to improve the signal with a new satellite service. Some guests experienced issues with the QR code and connectivity, but the staff is attentive to guests' needs and receptive to feedback. Overall, the hotel provides a relaxing escape from the bustle of everyday life.

Pool
If you're looking for a relaxing escape in Santorini, you may want to consider 'Zannos Melathron' Hotel. The lovely pool area is definitely a highlight with a beautiful view of the Caldera and a heated pool that's perfect for a refreshing swim. The rooftop jacuzzi is also worth checking out, especially for the stunning view it offers. Even though the hotel could use some sprucing up in terms of management and room maintenance, the pool area is well-maintained most of the time. There's a small pool for private use and a larger pool for all guests to enjoy. Some guests did experience Wi-Fi outages during their stay, but that shouldn't deter you from enjoying the pool and taking in the spectacular sunset views. Just be aware that the water can be quite cold, but the refreshing dip is worth it. However, some guests have reported dirty pool conditions and intrusive staff while cleaning the pool in shared spaces, so it's definitely worth checking if these issues have been addressed before booking. Nonetheless, in general, the pool area receives rave reviews from guests who love to sip sundowners and watch the fireworks from parties across the island in the evening.

5 Star
Zannos Melathron is a perfect hotel and vibe that offers exceptional service and stunning views. It is the closest thing in Santorini that you’ll find to a Four Seasons Hotel style experience. Despite a few negative comments regarding internet access and lack of personalized service, the guests had a perfect stay and would definitely recommend this hotel with a 10.00/10 rating. The staff was great and the breakfast could be improved according to some guests. Although some reviews did not consider it a 5 star or relais and château hotel, the majority of feedback praised the exceptional experience that Zannos Melathron provides.

Rooms with Jacuzzi / Hot-Tub
Zannos Melathron offers a luxurious experience that includes relaxing in a hot tub or jacuzzi on a private terrace with unbeatable views. Some rooms feature a personal hot tub, while others provide access to a shared jacuzzi that is heated day and night. Guests rave about the breathtaking sunsets seen from the jacuzzi and how warm and inviting the water is. Families love the large jacuzzi that was a hit with the kids. The only downside mentioned in some of the reviews was a couple of power outages that left the jacuzzi with cold water and the water being too hot during the day. However, those were isolated incidents as most reviews praised the cleanliness and overall experience of the jacuzzi and hot tub facilities.

Historic
Zannos Melathron is an absolute must-visit for history lovers. The hotel is a stunning historical mansion that has been beautifully restored with modern amenities. Staying in this little museum site - a palazzo storico - is an unforgettable experience that transports you back in time. The hotel team is the best I have ever encountered, making the stay even more special. Located inside the beautiful Pyrgos, it's a historical and picturesque destination that offers a refreshing museum-style ambiance. This beautiful historic mansion turned hotel is cet établissement chargé d'histoire, making it a perfect choice for those seeking unique accommodations that offer a fascinating glimpse into the past.

Luxury
Zannos Melathron hotel offers a unique blend of luxury and authentic 19th-century architecture. Although some guests felt that the hotel did not meet international luxury standards, others praised the attentive staff and comfortable, well-designed rooms. Despite some negative reviews, many guests found the hotel to be bella, storica, accogliente and skikkelig luksuriøs. While the hotel may not be suitable for those expecting a traditional 5-star experience, for those seeking a one-of-a-kind luxurious getaway, Zannos Melathron is a great choice.

Romantic
Zannos Melathron is the ideal romantic retreat for any couple looking to escape and immerse themselves in the beauty of Santorini. The hotel's beautiful location and atmospheric surroundings exude a sense of intimacy, making it perfect for couples celebrating special occasions, such as anniversaries and honeymoons. Many couples have booked the honeymoon suite equipped with a private jacuzzi, which adds to the luxurious and romantic experience. The stunning view of the island from the comfort of the private hot tub is highly rated by guests as the perfect backdrop for a romantic evening. To top it off, the pool area at Zannos Melathron overlooks the Caldera and many couples have thoroughly enjoyed watching the sunset with a glass of their favorite drink in hand and the accompanying fireworks. Overall, Zannos Melathron has received rave reviews for providing couples with an unforgettable romantic experience.


Yes, Zannos Melathron has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Heated Pool, Outdoor Pool.

Yes, a spa is available at Zannos Melathron.

Yes, Zannos Melathron welcomes dogs.

No, parking facilities aren't available at Zannos Melathron.

No, Zannos Melathron doesn't have a gym.

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